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Roots, roots and more roots

What we homeowners have in common are maintenance and solving problems around the home. When most of us step out the door, we see something that needs our attention. If not, it certainly will make itself apparent later.

August 09, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Model Army exhibit connects soldiers, art

The Art of War may have ancient Chinese roots, but a new Hinesville Area Arts Council exhibit shows that some today see war strategy and depictions as a craft.

August 09, 2012 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke keeps the fun coming

While much of Pembroke Recreation Department's "Summer in the City" program has ended, there are still plenty of activities going on in town to keep residents on the move.

August 09, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Endless hassles of home improvement

We have some great British friends who live in Atlanta. They bought a lovely older home and were telling us about their plans for updating and remodeling it.

August 08, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Travels with the News

Katherine Stigall and Garrett Stigall, Richmond Hill residents and student at G.W. Carver Elementary, smile for the camera with a copy of the Bryan County News at the Columbia Ice Fields of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.

August 06, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Guitar-playing judge has local ties

By day, he dons his judge's robe and pounds his gavel when need be as a superior court judge in the Atlantic judicial circuit.

August 05, 2012 | Becky Holland Special to the News | Lifestyle


Quality, value important for picking a tree service company

Last week, I talked about the first two rules you should follow when looking for a tree service company. Here are the other four:

August 04, 2012 | Don Gardner The Grass is Greener | Lifestyle


Turtles nesting in big numbers along coast

SAVANNAH - Sea turtle nests are popping up in record numbers along Georgia beaches this summer, prompting experts to declare the summer nesting season a success a month before it officially ends.

August 03, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Scott named Lion of the Year

Pembroke Lions Club President Bill Anderson, right, presents recently the 2012 Lion of the Year award to club Past President Laverne Scott.

August 02, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Vision screening event held

More than 100 children were screened during a vision-screening event July 20 at First Baptist Church.

August 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Artist group finds a home in Richmond Hill, fulfills a dream

Much to the delight of the local community, area residents will now have access to the work of many artist-members of Arts on the Coast (AOC), a local fine arts organization.

July 29, 2012 | By Sandra M. Elliott Special to the News | Lifestyle


Plastics pollution a widespread problem on coast

No part of the Georgia coast is protected from pollution by plastics and other marine debris.

July 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


British are catching Olympic fever as games approach

I am proud that my hometown of London will host the 30th Olympic Games. London will be the only city to have hosted the Olympics three times: 1908, 1948 and now in the 21st century.

July 27, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


BCHS cadet tapped for national event

While most high school students across the county are soaking up the last few weeks of summer vacation, one Bryan County High School student is taking time to work on her leadership skills.

July 18, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Haights have top yard for June

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Haight stand in the yard of their Martin Lane home in the Tivoli Marsh subdivision that was named Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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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


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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