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Like pet animals, we bear responsibility for pet plants

Ownership brings responsibility. Wild mustangs can fend for themselves, but making them saddle horses requires the owners to provide food, shelter, medical care and grooming. Wild wolves can take care of themselves quite nicely, thank you; but the domesticated dog depends upon us.

October 14, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Berrett receives Rotarian honor

Lauren Berrett, center, recently was named Junior Rotarian of the Month by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. With her are Richmond Hill High School principal Helen Herndon, left, and Rotary Club President Brice Ladson. Berrett is an avid golfer with plans of becoming a dental hygienist.

October 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Autumn falls on RH with annual Pumpkin Patch

It was pumpkin-picking time for many area residents Saturday when dozens of families made their way to J.F. Gregory Park for the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 13th annual Pumpkin Patch.

October 10, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Alzheimer’s Walk to support patients, caregivers

For many U.S. families, caring for aging parents goes beyond physical care.

October 09, 2012 | Richard Barid and Michael Smith Guest columnists | Lifestyle


13,000 got suspect steroid shots; risk uncertain

NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.

October 09, 2012 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Author of bird books talks to RH Lions Club

The Richmond Hill Lions Club learned all about area birds during its meeting Sept. 27 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 09, 2012 | Ouieda Sisco Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Looper’ has great story, performances

One of the most original films of the year is in theaters now. It's called "Looper," and I'll give you everything you need to know about this sci-fi thriller without any spoilers.

October 08, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Fundraiser set for 10-year-old crash victim

A 'Zumba for Zion' fundraiser will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kelly and Co. Dance Studios, 3740 Highway 17, next to Molly McPhersons in Richmond Hill.

October 08, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Native American site in Macon to be excavated

MACON, Ga. (AP) - A local archaeologist is planning the first major excavation of Creek Indian towns along the Ocmulgee River since digs at the Ocmulgee National Monument mounds during the Depression. The first of three excavations is slated for a popular park within the Macon city limits.

October 07, 2012 | By S. Heather Duncan Macon Telegraph | Lifestyle


The interesting journey to citizenship

Two weeks ago, one day after the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution and exactly 219 years after George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., I went to Atlanta and wept. But don't worry these were not tears of sadness but rather tears of joy: I raised my right hand and swore an oath of allegiance to the United States of America. I became a naturalized American citizen.

October 07, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Young RH author to hold book signing

Richmond Hill's own Mark Taylor will hold a signing event for his new book on political activism, "Is the American Dream a Farce?" from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at The Ice Cream Stop in the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.

October 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Longs awarded Yard of the Month

Steve and Valentina Long of Sterling Woods Drive in Sterling Woods subdivision are given the Yard of the Month award for October by Cathy Jahn on behalf of the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.

October 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Southeast starting to don fall colors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As days get shorter and nights become chillier, the annual fall foliage show is getting under way in the Southeast.

October 03, 2012 | By Randall Dickerson Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Festival draws support for Carver, RH Primary

Hundreds of kids were beaming with smiles Saturday as they enjoyed carnival-style games, sweet treats and more at George Washington Carver Elementary School during the third annual Fall Festival.

October 03, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Baby bust continues

NEW YORK - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.

October 03, 2012 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


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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


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Workshops on managing health issues

The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Aug 27-Sept. 2

Here's what the stars hold for you this week:

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RC planes fly for Wounded Warriors

A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

August 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


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