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It's good to 'bee' in the know

Down South you can have a slew of tomatoes, a mess of fish, a heap of trouble, or a swarm of bees. In any case, you have a whole lot of something.

July 19, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Civil War veteran's son has lots of stories

ELBERTON, - Henry Victor Booth may be the only man alive whose father worked guard duty at Georgia's infamous Andersonville prison-of-war camp, where nearly 13,000 Union soldiers died during the Civil War that began 150 years ago.

July 16, 2011 | By Wayne ford Athens Banner-Herald | Lifestyle


Zoo Atlanta tiger gets Twitter account

ATLANTA - Move over, Bronx Zoo cobra.

July 14, 2011 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Community turns out to support Dollars for Dylan

About 100 people enjoyed barbecue dinners, live entertainment and a silent auction at Saturday's Dollars for Dylan event held at the John W. Stevens Wetland Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

July 13, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


It is hot

My husband always says that I was born in the wrong climate and that I am his English rose who blooms in hot weather.

July 13, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Dollars event will benefit Moore family

A silent auction, barbecue dinner and live entertainment are all on the roster for the Dollars for Dylan event Saturday at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

July 08, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rotary has annual celebration

More than 80 Rotarians and guests gathered at Love's Seafood Restaurant on June 29 to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and look forward to the beginning of the new one.

July 06, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers sworn in

Court Appointed Special Advocates is a nonprofit organization whose volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children who are involved in juvenile court proceedings.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Exchange Club installs new officers

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill held a ceremony June 24 for the installation of officers and directors at the Richmond Hill City Center at J. F. Gregory Park.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Senior fishing rodeo draws record crowd

Although no record-breakers were caught out of the pond, a record-breaking crowd attended the annual Senior Citizens Fishing Rodeo May 20 at the Colen Floyd pond house. Seniors from both North and South Bryan County braved the heat to enjoy a day of fishing, singing, eating and socializing.

June 29, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Jerryrigged battery works wonders

It is a good policy to disconnect the battery in your vehicle if it has to sit idle for a long time. I disconnect the battery cable on my van after every trip. Such policy prevents the battery from running down.

June 29, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Time for America's birthday

July Fourth approaches again, which makes me very happy for three main reasons:

June 29, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


RHRA football camp breeds future Wildcats

The Richmond Hill Recreation Association football committee held a free football camp last week for kids ages 6-14.

June 28, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Junior Ranger Camp is this week

Fort McAllister Historic Park's annual Junior Ranger Camp is this week, running today through Friday.

June 27, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Soldier's cat weathers deployments, contest

Fort Stewart soldier Sgt. Rachel Kozack's charcoal tabby cat, Scabby, was one of 10 semifinalists from across the country in the People Saving Pets "My Magnificent Adopted Pet Online Contest" last week. Unfortunately, Scabby lost the contest's top spot this week to a deaf pointer/dalmatian mixed-breed dog from Oklahoma named Patience.

June 24, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


Dating dilemmas

Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...

September 19, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


GSU seminar on elder abuse

SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New Rotary Club member joins

Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bark Park fundraiser a success

The Richmond Hill City Center reported a successful first Festive Friday last weekend to benefit the Bryan County Bark Park.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Movie fundraiser fights Parkinson's

The Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, will host a two-day screening of Robin Williams movies Friday and Saturday.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fall may be hell for allergy sufferers

Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.

September 13, 2014 | By Jillian MacMath AccuWeather.com writer | Lifestyle


A day at an estate sale

Going to an estate-sale is more than just looking for antiques and other items to buy. To me, it marks the end of the owner's active life.

September 12, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club picks yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Richard Ralls at 120 Harvey Drive as the yard of the month for September. Ralls' yard has hidden gingers with white-and-lavender blooms below the leaves. It also features cast iron plants, elephant ears, nandina, ivy and salvia, all situated under sprawling oaks. A Japanese maple provides a focal point, and confederate jasmine adorns the mailbox.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'Festive Friday' fundraisers start next week

The Richmond Hill City Center recently announced Festive Fridays, a new initiative from 5-7 p.m. each second and third Friday beginning this month.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the news | Lifestyle


Unity founders, councilman talk

Unity in the Community founders Craig and Sharon Butts met with Richmond Hill City Councilman Johnny Murphy to discuss plans for the city.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the news | Lifestyle


AARP seeks tax program volunteers

DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Same language; different taste buds

My husband loves Mexican food and took me out for a Mexican meal recently. It struck me that, even when it comes to exotic cuisine, palates differ greatly between the two nations I love: Britain and the good ol' USA.

September 04, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Young cancer victim's family carries on fight

At last week's Rotary Club meeting at the City Center, Danielle Webb gave a presentation about childhood cancer and her family's battle against this disease, which their 4-year-old son, William, lost earlier this year. She talked about the nonprofit organization set up in his honor, Warriors for William, and also asked for support of the second annual Warriors For William 5k at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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