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Ricefest draws crowd for culture, entertainment

Near-perfect November weather and the smell of ribs on the smoker and fish in the fryer drew in a large crowd for this year's Ricefest on Saturday in Riceboro.

November 16, 2012 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


Book festival tickets go on sale

SAVANNAH - Tickets for four terrific special events at Trustees Theater during the 2013 Savannah Book Festival, slated for Feb. 14-17, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday:

November 16, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


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I have a few '-gates' of my own

Who would have ever thought that an ill-conceived plan to break into the Watergate hotel during the 1972 Democratic convention would lead to a suffix explosion of named scandals and dirty deeds?

January 30, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Rotarians hear of sea rescue, musical program

During last week's Rotary Club of Richmond Hill meeting at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, megateeth diver Bill Eberlein, who is a past Rotary Club of Richmond Hill president, told members of his recent rescue after being lost at sea during a dive. In addition, Jenny Woodruff from the Savannah Music Festival gave a presentation about their Musical Explorers educational-outreach program.

January 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 29

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January 29, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Common Threads aims to learn, help others

Common Threads - a group of knitting, crocheting and quilting enthusiasts who meet regularly at the Richmond Hill Public Library - donated over 2,000 items in the past year to help support local causes, charities and endeavors.

January 29, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scouts build ramps for handicapped vets

Veterans in the city of Pembroke benefited from grant funds with handicap ramps and handicap-access rehabilitation. Beulah Baptist Church and local Scout groups paired up with the Pembroke Housing Team to volunteer labor for the projects. The groups were thanked their support.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


American Traditions singer performs here

Jessica Ann Best, a Florida-based VOICE Festival singer and American Traditions Competition contestant, performed during the first Festive Friday of 2015 on Friday, Jan. 16, at the Richmond Hill City Center.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Cruise through memories on boats

My parents have just set off from wintry, cold and wet England, where it is dark before 4 p.m. at this time of year, to go on a trip of a lifetime. They are flying to Australia to see family, ending up in New Zealand to visit friends, and in between seeing some highlights of coastal Australasia by cruising.

January 23, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Bamboo Farm director explains mission

Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 22

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January 22, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


'Sleeves Up' drive promotes blood donation

American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives in January during National Blood Donor Month through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.

January 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area CASA sets 'Dancing...' fundraiser

Area residents, business leaders and "celebrities" gathered Friday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington for the Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates' Dancing with the Stars kickoff event.

January 17, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Beat the winter blues

As I age, I realize it has become harder for me to bounce back from … well, just about anything.

January 15, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 15

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January 15, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Artist's work on display at Hville gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council opened 2015 with a reception for local artist Ashley Kukula Cuevas last Thursday at the HAAC's downtown gallery on Commerce Street.

January 14, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Second Harvest benefits from campaign

ATLANTA - Savannah-area customers and associates contributed more than $40,800 in six weeks to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger Campaign and $10,000 to a second initiative benefiting America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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