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Auction is more than business, it's social

Liberty Auction already was the busiest place in Pembroke on a Thursday night. Then the proliferation of TV shows such as "Auction Hunters" enhanced the appeal of an evening spent picking over bargains, antiques and oddities.

March 04, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Churches learn to help veterans

Hinesville's Fraser Counseling Center will host a three-hour workshop called "The Invisible Wounds of War: Developing Veteran Friendly Congregations" from 2-5 p.m., Thursday, March 15.

March 04, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Girl Scouts mark century of closing gender gap

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 04, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Summer camp explores performing arts

The Savannah Children's Choir will offer a summer camp July 16-27 at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church at 1008 Henry St.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Library group seeks book donations

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library, a nonprofit organization interested in good library services, is seeking used-book donations.

March 02, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Judge plays a mean guitar

Elected officials often have used musical instruments to propel their political careers.

March 02, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tennis promoted at Rotary meeting

Tim Jones, president of the Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently about how his organization is promoting the growth and awareness of tennis to the Richmond Hill Area. He spoke about the need for new tennis courts – in 15 years they have been resurfaced only once – and how important the provision of these are for young people and their families to get active and stay fit. He also mentioned the `Whole RHATA Love' appeal which is the charitable arm of the organization that provides food and help to local people in need.

March 02, 2012 | | Lifestyle


Counseling center opens clinic in Midway

The official opening of the Fraser Counseling Center annex was held Sunday at Midway Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.

March 02, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden club plants tree on Arbor Day

The Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated Georgia Arbor Day by planting a magnolia tree at Henderson Park.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Engineer recognized for contributions

Richmond Hill resident Laura E. "Beth" Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 James Connolly Award on Feb. 22 during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Leap year celebrates traditions

Today is leap day, a once-every-four-years occurrence. It's the extra day in February that we get every four years, making us wait longer for March - and February's paychecks - to arrive.

February 29, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Cycle shop sets charity poker run

Renegade Classics will host the second annual poker run March 18 to support Horsin' Around, a local non-profit therapeutic riding program.

February 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bethesda plans museum, visitor center

SAVANNAH - Bethesda Academy, a boys high school and middle school in Savannah, recently announced plans to develop a new museum and visitors center on its 600-acre campus at 9520 Ferguson Ave. The facility is expected to open to the public in January 2013.

February 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Differences in eating styles fascinate

The American South is a wonderful place to experience old-fashioned courtesy.

February 24, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club has Valentine meeting

Richmond Hill Garden Club recently had its February meeting.

February 23, 2012 | Special to the Courier | 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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