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Grief counselor reaches out to residents

Betsy Kammerud joined Hospice Savannah's Full Circle Center for Grief and Loss last year. Now, she said, she is delighted to bring her skills as a bereavement counselor to Liberty County. Each Wednesday afternoon, she will see children and adults in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Operation Christmas Child under way

Coastal Georgia recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. Coordinators in communities in and around Savannah are working to spread the word, get residents involved and collect donations.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Colonial cemetery getting new gate

Liberty County's tranquil Colonial Sunbury Cemetery, located in a town long gone, will receive new wrought iron gates tomorrow.

August 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Twenty-two donate for firefighter

Community members donated blood Friday afternoon to show their support for Terry Nielson, a Bryan County firefighter who is suffering from a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 19, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


Junior 4-H'ers have fun in the sun

Bryan County Junior 4-H'ers departed for Jekyll Island 4-H Center for a week of 4-H Summer Camp on July 5. Twenty-two upcoming 8th and 9th graders spent the week learning about Georgia's coastline and how to protect and preserve it. Camp counselors at Jekyll mixed learning with fun to make an exciting, unforgettable week of summertime fun. Day excursions included a scenic bike ride through the Jekyll Island Historic District, a trip to the Sea-Turtle Center, canoeing, a dolphin tour and walk around Raccoon Island, and an afternoon shopping on St. Simon's Island

August 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Thrift store serves needy, offers lessons to teens

When it comes to leveraging resources and mobilizing volunteers to help people in need, United Way of the Coastal Empire in Bryan County has its act together.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Paramedic recognized for service

Bryan County resident Rodney Denmark, a paramedic with Med Star Ambulance Co., was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Board of Directors for achieving 20 consecutive years as a nationally registered paramedic

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fair pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Blood drive benefits sick firefighter - CORRECTION

Correction: The blood drive will begin at 1 p.m. in front of Publix instead of 9 a.m. The blood drive will end at 6 p.m.

August 12, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Annual night out called big success

Tuesday was a big night on both ends of the county as communities celebrated National Night Out in Richmond Hill and Pembroke.

August 09, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


RHHS graduate earns Eagle rank

Russell Lawless, a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 400 on June 19, 2010, in an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local starts Air Force Academy

Marc D. Stanley has entered basic cadet training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local teen accepts GOP award in D.C.

Richmond Hill resident Mark Taylor attended the National Teen Age Republican Leadership Conference July 19-24 in Washington, D.C., where he accepted an award on behalf of The Savannah-Area Teen Age Republicans.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Birth: Robert Michael Sokoloski Jr.

The Sokoloski family is proud to announce the birth of Robert Michael Sokoloski Jr., who was born on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at 5:29 p.m.at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.

August 04, 2010 | | Lifestyle


National Night Out is Tuesday

With law enforcement agencies leading the way, the communities across the county will come together Tuesday evening to promote police-community partnerships at the 2010 National Night Out.

August 02, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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Photography workshop planned at wildlife refuge

Acclaimed photographer John Reed will present his End of Summer Nature Photography Workshop on Sept. 13-14 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near Folkston.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ ends summer on a high note

On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.

August 11, 2014 | By Justin Hall Film Critic | Lifestyle


Bedspread derby race set

Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Local author, chocolatier Willis having book signing

In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Armstrong's nod to liberal arts starting

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


A somber anniversary of war

Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.

August 07, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


Back-to-school fair at apartments

Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Kline, Quinn to wed in October

Mr. and Mrs. James Kline of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Josephine Kline, to Shaun Christopher Quinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Quinn of Richmond Hill, Georgia.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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