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Number of poor Americans continues up

WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical costs and work-related expenses.

November 15, 2012 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Carver student shows readiness in essay contest

Kate Sullivan, a student at George Washington Carver Elementary School, recently took third place in the essay division of the 2012 Ready Georgia art, essay and video contest.

November 15, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Show brings art, community together

Arts on the Coast held its annual Fall Art Show last weekend at its new home in the Speir Brogdon Building on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.

November 14, 2012 | Philip Clements Special to the News | Lifestyle


Holiday-giving effort under way

Shoeboxes, toys, gifts and more are on the minds of volunteers at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church this week as they wrap and pack boxes as part of Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child.

November 14, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Coast on watch for pregnant whales

SAVANNAH - As endangered right whales return to the southern Atlantic coast for their calving season, conservationists are hoping for a rebound in births after the number of newborn whales hit a 10-year low last winter.

November 14, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Raffle to help pet program

A raffle for a signed copy of the children's book "Calico Picks a Puppy" by area award-winning author/illustrator Phyllis Tildes of Skidaway Island is under way to raise funds for Save-a-Life.

November 13, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Wreck-It Ralph’ a joy for all ages

Walt Disney Animation Studios recently released "Wreck-It Ralph," its 52nd animated feature.

November 12, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film/TV critic | Lifestyle


Participants sought for cancer-study recruitment

SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking "champions" in the Savannah/Chatham and surrounding areas who are interested in helping to spread the word about the importance of participating in cancer prevention study-3 (CPS-3), a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.

November 12, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Toy Run set to give Christmas gifts

SAVANNAH - The 22nd annual Savannah Toy Run will be held Dec. 1 at Savannah Harley-Davidson, 6 Gateway Blvd. W.

November 12, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Witches dance the day away

Kay Green, South Bryan Recreation director, and students in her line dancing class casts its spell last week in Savannah's City Market. The class also performed at Kroger in Richmond Hill in the days leading up to Halloween.

November 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Snowman-raising event benefits Toys for Tots

Elaine Boggs Realty Group sponsored a Frosty the Snowman raising to benefit Toys for Tots on Thursday evening.

November 10, 2012 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


Harvest time definitely is upon us

On the way to a training event last week in Statesboro, I had the opportunity to observe numerous cotton fields. White bolls puffed out with no rain in the forecast suggested harvest would not be far off.

November 09, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Local events will honor Veterans Day

Residents looking to pay homage to men and women of the Armed Forces in recognition of Veteran's Day will have several opportunities in Bryan County to do so throughout the weekend and into next week.

November 08, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


State unlikely to set up health exchange

ATLANTA - A day after Barack Obama's re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not implement a Georgia health insurance exchange as part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul that ranks as the president signature legislative achievement.

November 08, 2012 | By Bill Barrow Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Sapelo Island fee-change meeting set

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is considering changes to the ferry-fee structure for certain guests. A modest rate increase is being considered to address increased operational costs and maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.

November 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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RiceFest celebrates Geechee Gullah culture

Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, City Councilman Chris Stacy and Geechee Gullah expert Jim Becote organized the first RiceFest, which was held seven years ago at the community center.

November 12, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Emergency services helping fight cancer

For the second year in a row, with the help from the community and partners, Bryan County Emergency Services raised awareness for breast cancer as well as $1,000 for a donation to Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia foundation.

November 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bryan mourns passing of E. Billy Miles

Mr. Edgar Billy Miles age 88 died Wednesday November 5, 2014 at his home while surrounded by his family.

November 07, 2014 | | Lifestyle


Military offered babysitting for night out

RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Nov. 6

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November 06, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Rotary speaker discusses Henry Ford

Dick Cote gave a presentation for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill last week at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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