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Master gardeners celebrate statewide

ATLANTA - During the past 30 years, more than 5,000 people across the state have worked tirelessly for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension without compensation. They are the state's master gardeners, volunteers trained in horticulture who make up the network of dedicated individuals who love gardening and share their time and talents with the community.

March 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle

Pageant recruiting contestants until March 31

The Altamaha Southern Miss Pageant is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Celebration Castle in Ludowici. The pageant's theme is "Cinderella and Her Prince." It is the preliminary to the Georgia Southern Miss State Scholarship Pageant.

March 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle

Carswell-Hagin wed

Melissa Elizabeth Hagin and Gordon Burnett Carswell, Jr. were united in marriage on December 13, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Statesboro, Ga. The Reverend Daniel Bryant of Pembroke officiated.

April 04, 2009 | | Lifestyle

Hess-Freeman engagement

James and Regina Hess of Richmond Hill, Ga. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Theresa Marie Hess, to Captain Matthew Charles Hays Freeman, son of Lisa and Gary Freeman of Richmond Hill, and Mark and Paula Hays of Evanston, Ill.

March 20, 2009 | Connie Parker | Lifestyle

Measles making a comeback?

If you aren't a regular fan of television or radio news and don't carefully read newspapers, you may be unaware of measles outbreaks that have occurred in the United States and other nations believed to be immunized against that disease. Fifteen states, including Georgia, are involved in the largest U.S. outbreak in more than ten years with at least 127 people known to be sick with measles.

July 31, 2008 | | Lifestyle

Law reports

Theft by taking

June 26, 2008 | | Lifestyle

Bird songs: can you name that tune?

Seeing is believing, and sometimes hearing can lead to seeing. Recently during a field trip with the Savannah Ogeechee Audubon I realized how important it is to not only know your birds by sight, but by sound as well. During a walk in the woods the spring foliage hides many of the birds we hope to find, however with a keen ear we can listen for them. This alertness combined with a bit of patience can help us identify a bird we might have walked by in the past.

May 11, 2008 | by Shawn Heifert | Lifestyle

A recipe that captures the essence of summer

The essence of summer is found in fresh seafood, and a trip to a sandy beach along the Georgia coast. What better way to celebrate summer with family and loved ones than with a moist and succulent lobster cake. I came up with this recipe while in Guana Cay in the Abacos and had several lobster to use up before we left the island. This is a wonderful base recipe that you could substitute other seafood for instead of lobster. It would taste delicious with crab and fish or even shrimp. You could serve these as either an appetizer or ...

May 11, 2008 | by Mary Beth Lawton Johnson | Lifestyle

Change your landscaping view

Fashions change, prices change, automobiles change. But, most of us have a very hard time changing or adjusting to new landscape procedures. We just want to have the greenest manicured lawn in the neighborhood. We all need to come to the understanding that the things we do to our yard affect our family, community, and environment.

April 27, 2008 | by David Moulder | Lifestyle

Same old bird, brand new look

Over the past few weeks you may have noticed a new bird in the neighborhood. Or have you? A popular backyard feeder bird, the American goldfinch, goes through a dramatic transformation in preparation for spring breeding. So it is entirely possible they were there all along. During the winter months males and females appear alike in color, a very drab gray. Upon the arrival of spring the males begin to molt into their brilliant golden yellow plumage. The goldfinch has been lingering in Bryan County nearly all winter long. First reports come in around December and they remain in our ...

April 27, 2008 | by Shawn Heifert | Lifestyle

Local trainer looking for a few good kids

As the owner and lead trainer of You Need Fitness!, certified Personal Trainer Derek Frazier is used to whipping adults of all sizes into shape, so to speak.

January 30, 2008 | by Traci Dasher-Sullivan for the Bryan County News | Lifestyle

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January 19, 2008 | | Lifestyle

Lights dance with the music in display

Gene and Crystal Long have gone all out this year for Christmas by decorating their home in Davenport Acres in Long County.

December 27, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Special to the News | Lifestyle

Moore's achievements came from had work, determination

In today's world, it isn't strange for a woman to achieve a PhD. However, Miriam Moore earned her PhD in 1960, a time when most women were just getting started on their lower degrees.

December 22, 2007 | Margaret Hendrix | Lifestyle

HGTV's offers festive holiday decor shortcuts

For many people, the holidays are jammed packed with happenings, and spare time to decorate can be difficult to come by.

December 13, 2007 | Jessica Holthaus | Lifestyle

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Heavy use of English language

I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).

July 24, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle

Hunter soldier to sing tonight

HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.

July 23, 2014 | By Sgt. William Begley 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade | Lifestyle

Midway students graduates Ohio Wesleyan

DELAWARE, Ohio - Nola Johnson of Midway graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University on May 11 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

July 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Hahn finishes Eagle Project at Teen Center

With all the changes that have been happening around Timber Trail there is probably one that may have gone unnoticed by many.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle

Keep calm, count to 100 and carry on

Amazingly, this is my 100th English Rose in Georgia column for the Bryan County News, and as long as they keep printing it and you keep reading it, I will carry on writing it! For a bit of fun I thought I would share a few of quirky facts and musings about numbers and the number 100 - on both sides of the pond.

July 10, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle

Girl donates money to Family Promise

Note The following is from Family Promise member Aviva Goelman Rice.:

July 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle

High intensity interval training burns calories fast

Are you looking for a way to burn more calories in a small amount of time? Many of us have busy schedules therefore making it impossible to get an hour workout in at the gym. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) offers a fantastic alternative. You can cut down your hour to a mere 20 minutes and still burn hundreds of calories while shedding fat and building muscle.

July 03, 2014 | Living Well | Lifestyle

Armstrong goes back to its roots, sort of

Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name Tuesday, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.

July 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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