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CASA challenge: Remember 'forgotten children'

ATLANTA - In 2009, the Georgia foster care system served 16,300 abused and neglected children.

April 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Midway cleanup set for Saturday

Midway Mayor Clemontine Washington announced at this week's council meeting that there will be a city cleanup Saturday.

April 16, 2010 | | Lifestyle


The original 'Black and Gold'

One might not know it from a casual glance, but history played an important part in naming Ways High School's basketball team (later known as Richmond Hill High School). The team became known as the Wildcats, despite the fact there were no wildcats around. Could it have been because the name "Wildcats" conveyed the fighting spirit, alertness and skill of the animal in defeating its opposition?

April 15, 2010 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Miss Georgia USAA speaks at Magnolia Manor

April 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary raises $15,000 for good causes

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill held a formal fundraising event April 10 at the new Richmond Hill City Center. The event, entitled "The Robin Hood Ball: An Evening in Sherwood Forest," was a rousing social and financial success, organizers said.

April 15, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Correspondent | Lifestyle


Relay for Life is tonight-SaturdaY

Relay For Life of Richmond Hill will be "ropin' in a cure" Friday at J.F. Gregory Park with fundraising events, like a corn on the cob eating contest, karaoke competition and a cheese puff toss, scheduled from dusk 'til dawn.

April 15, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


Help send off Honor Flight vets

World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran scheduled for the next Honor Flight Savannah trip will leave for Washington, D.C., at 8 p.m. Friday, April 16, by Amtrak train in Savannah. The group of 14 veterans will return by train to Savannah at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, April 18.

April 14, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Five ways to fight breast cancer

As the administrator for the Liberty County Health Department, Deidre Howell knows quite a bit when it comes to health issues.

April 14, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


Couple donates time, labor to travel country

Many people dream of hitting the road in a recreational vehicle and seeing the world. Joe and Angie Bridges turned that dream into a reality and recently spent time doing charity work at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.

April 12, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area residents catch Honor Flight to D.C.

Former Liberty County School Superintendent Edgar Edwards, 83, has been recognized over the years for his dedicated service as an educator. Next week, Edwards and his older brother, Carroll Edwards, 85, of Claxton, 11 fellow World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran will be honored for their

April 12, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Time changes everyting, and nothing at all

A lot can change in 50 years. And a lot can stay the same. A newly erected building can fall into a state of dilapidation and later be restored to its former glory, a scenario that accurately depicts the history of the old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway. But time has done nothing to erode the bonds of the former students who came back to visit the site Friday night.

April 12, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Girl Scouts collect for Haiti relief

Richmond Hill Junior Girl Scout Troop 30270 members were at the Savannah-Hilton Head International airport on Friday to help pilot Rich Grayson load a plane with supplies bound for Haiti. The troop collected from generous donors more than $3,000 in personal care items which weighed approximately $475 pounds, to help Haitians still reeling from the Jan. 12 earthquake that an estimated 200,000 dead and more than 1 million people homeless.

April 12, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bassist serves U.S., entertains troops

Spc. Avery S. Cody, a native of Atlanta, is going into his sixth year with the U.S. Army. He's serving his second deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq.

April 12, 2010 | By Spc. Jessica Rohr Special to the News | Lifestyle


Church marks Week of Young Child

Apostle Wilhelmenia E. Brown and the Faithful Temple Church are hosting a Week of the Young Child event today through April 17. As part of the national Week of the Young Child celebration, Hinesville is honoring children and those who make a difference in the lives of youth. All children need and deserve quality learning experiences that will prepare them for life, and communities must work together to provide those experiences.

April 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Club hears of plight of Ethiopian children

Although Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary meeting drew a small audience, keynote speaker Clay Johnson delivered a powerful message on the plight of children in Ethiopia and what folks - some from Liberty County - are doing to meet the needs of many in the developing country.

April 09, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Site directors: Locals lack interest in history

This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.

October 19, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Old guy shows up at football game

How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?

October 17, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Health department has flu vaccine

The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Goodbye, Jerrie Mock, a flight pioneer

Can you name a famous female pilot?

October 16, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Oct. 16

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October 16, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Engagement, Noonburg-Kaye

Dr. and Mrs. Greer E. Noonburg of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their son, Air Force 1st Lt. Lee Joseph Noonburg, to Valerie Kaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Haikin of Crescent City, Oklahoma.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty spot of month

The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.

October 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke club names yard of month

Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.

October 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden club honors October yard

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Janice Richardson at 190 Williams Ave. in the Richmond Place subdivision as its October yard of the month.

October 07, 2014 | Special to the News Columnist | Lifestyle


The UK's version of island life has a unique history

There has been much rejoicing in the land of my birth over Scotland's recent decision to remain in the United Kingdom.

October 06, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News columnist | Lifestyle


The night of the intruder

Regardless of all the monotonous and uneventful chores around home that have to be done, there can be excitement and suspense.

September 30, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


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