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EMA names employee of quarter

Firefighter Jon Andriotis was named employee of the quarter by the Bryan County Emergency Services for the fourth quarter of 2013.

December 16, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Former seaman gets flag on 90th

Winfred Mikler Tuten celebrated his 90th birthday recently with friends and family at the Richmond Hill Senior Citizens Center. A retired seaman first class in the Navy, he was presented an American flag and framed document. The document certified the flag was flown over the U.S. Capitol at the request of Rep. Jack Kingston for Tuten's actions in World War II, where he served on the U.S. Wingfield in the European theater. He entered the Navy Feb. 15, 1943, and was honorably discharged Nov. 19, 1945.

December 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Andrew Young to speak in Statesboro

STATESBORO - Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.

December 15, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Returning home raises questions

Earlier this year, while back in the land of my birth, I was in central London, crossing the River Thames by night in a taxi with a dear friend who asked me "Don't you miss all this?"

December 12, 2013 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Building unites family business, community spirit

The sugar rush can't come soon enough for Richmond Hill sweets factory, All Things Chocolate and More.

December 11, 2013 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Lifestyle


Obstacles of right-turn only

I was in a pretty good mood leaving home one hot summer morning. When I arrived at the intersection on Ford Avenue at Highway 17, I sat waiting about 10 cars back, looking up the line, hoping sometime soon to make a right turn.

December 10, 2013 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


State offers quitting smoking help

The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.

December 09, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas dinner at Fort King George

Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.

December 09, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club cleans up library landscape

The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.

December 09, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pearl Harbor attack remembered

The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.

December 09, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Columnist | Lifestyle


Store's bear sale benefits Toys for Tots

Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Friends donate to library

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Nativity display Saturday

Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary club honors student

Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas parade in Hinesville tonight

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn Street, West Gen. Screven Way and West Hendry Street. It will end on North Main Street. The event is free and open to the ...

December 06, 2013 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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Holly tree honored

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the holly trees in the Ways Station Shopping Center as its special "Set Your Sight on this Site" for March. These huge holly trees are not only beautiful due to their size and bright red berries, but the berries also provide food for the birds. The Richmond Hill Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month September-May at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. The club welcomes visitors and new members.

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Coffee important to mornings, national security

It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.

April 03, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


British role in Civil War

April is a significant month in the history of the Civil War. It began on April 12, 1861, (153 years ago) and is widely considered to have ended with Gen. Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865.

April 03, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


RH woman candidate for woman of year

SAVANNAH - Jessica Neeley of Richmond Hill has been nameda candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign.

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garbage is the new black

THE BOTTOM of your trash bin ain't a pretty place.

April 02, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Farmers Market starts Tuesday

The Richmond Hill Farmers Market gets under way Tuesday in J.F. Gregory Park. The market will be in action from 3-7 p.m. every Tuesday through mid-October. According to market manager Angus McLeod, there will be more than 40 vendors on opening day selling bread, produce, honey, seafood and more. The market will also include craft vendors.

March 31, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Marchers hike 26 miles for PTSD

If you think carrying a 35-pound rucksack on a 26-mile hike is a piece of cake, Tom Nash wants a word with you.

March 31, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Lifestyle


YMCA of Coastal Ga. raises $652k for annual campaign

The Richmond Hill branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia beat its 2014 campaign fundraising goal by more than $6,000 - bringing in a total of $48,777.

March 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Midway man celebrates 71 years of Scouting

For 71 of his 83 years on Earth, George Ginter has been a Scout.

March 28, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


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