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Signing up to help out

A quick swab of the cheek.

June 30, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


The long, jubilant history of fireworks

Next week will see a commemoration of that day 236 years ago when America became an independent nation.

June 29, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Being proactive with ‘Plan B’

It's that time of year when we think about the whereabouts of that new flashlight that we bought right before the last hurricane.

June 26, 2012 | Joie Mahler Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rooker named Jr. Rotarian

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its monthly Junior Rotarian award to Wildcats football standout Canon Rooker.

June 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local family promoting marrow registry

The family of Evan Nelms, the 5-year-old Richmond Hill resident battling acute myeloid leukemia, is encouring people to register as bone marrow donors this week.

June 25, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Fungi, bugs and critters, oh my!

It seems it has been so long since we received any steady, sustained amount of rain that folks have forgotten what soon follows on its heels. Yes, we are seeing mushrooms ornamenting our lawns, gardens and woods. The fungi need water just like all other life forms to complete their life cycles.

June 24, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Go ahead and go fishing on the Satilla

Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after redbreasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound.

June 22, 2012 | By Alvin Richardson Special to the News | Lifestyle


Family Connection holds appreciation lunch

Music and decorations from the 1950s filled the Richmond Hill City Center on Thursday when Bryan County Family Connection hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to recognize those who help the organization.

June 20, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Lifestyle


Stitched, stuffed with love

Breast cancer and abdominal surgery patients at Memorial University Medical Center will soon receive a little handmade love in the form of comfort pillows thanks to a group of Richmond Hill ladies.

June 20, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill Garden Club rolls out the barrels for water

The raindrops in the local area now have a new place to fall and to be used to improve the gardens of homes across Bryan County, thanks to the rain barrel workshop held recently in Richmond Hill.

June 19, 2012 | By Sandra M. Elliott Special to the News | Lifestyle


Travels with the News

Richmond Hill residents Mike Braver, left, Jeff Humphrys and Joe Florenza took a copy of the Bryan County News along for the ride May 27, when they made the trip to Washington, D.C., for the 25th anniversary of "Rolling Thunder," a POW/MIA awareness protest/parade in which hundreds of thousands of motorcycles head out of the Pentagon parking lot to circle the city.

June 14, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Amelia Island has a rich history

I have a love of islands, maybe because I am from the British Isles, or maybe because I enjoy the feeling of escape that going to an island offers.

June 13, 2012 | Lesley Francis Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill named a Playful City USA community

Richmond Hill has again been formally recognized by a national nonprofit as a Playful City USA community.

June 13, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Correction: Pembroke Garden Club

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Murphy stand before the yard of their Black Creek home that was awarded Yard of the Month for May by the Pembroke Garden Club.

June 12, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill Garden Club

Rick and Carla Howard stand in the yard of their Richmond Hill home that was recently awarded Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The yard is beautified with well-trimmed shrubs, blooming perennials and well-placed mahonias and gardenias. Carla Howard gives credit for the maintenance to her husband, Rick. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.

June 11, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Sound off for Dec. 11

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December 11, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Boat parade lights up Ogeechee

Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Pembroke Christmas Parade, Festival Saturday

The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.

December 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Parade draws festive crowd to RH

Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hinesville church goes global with nativities

Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.

December 10, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Christmas bazaar draws creative crowd

The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.

December 10, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fort Morris celebrates holidays Colonial-style

Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.

December 10, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


Festival focuses on Geechee culture

Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.

December 08, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


ABBA tribute band headlines Rotary fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.

December 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BCES helps Santa visit neighborhoods

Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:

December 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ben Franklin knew how to prevent strokes

Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

December 04, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Dec. 4

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December 04, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


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