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British are catching Olympic fever as games approach

I am proud that my hometown of London will host the 30th Olympic Games. London will be the only city to have hosted the Olympics three times: 1908, 1948 and now in the 21st century.

July 27, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


BCHS cadet tapped for national event

While most high school students across the county are soaking up the last few weeks of summer vacation, one Bryan County High School student is taking time to work on her leadership skills.

July 18, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Haights have top yard for June

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Haight stand in the yard of their Martin Lane home in the Tivoli Marsh subdivision that was named Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty Spot, Yard of the Month named

The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its June awards. Dan and Lora Kangeter won the Beauty Spot award, while Jan Bowen won the Yard of the Month award.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Be careful what you nip in the bud

How many times have we heard the expression "nip it in the bud?"

July 16, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Communication confusion between English, Americans

I recently lectured to a group of high school students attending summer school at Georgia Southern University about business and my experience as an entrepreneur. It struck me that the language gap between the Unites States and the United Kingdom is widened even further when you combine it with the generation gap (and I am only in my 40s).

July 15, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Lemonade fundraiser set for Saturday

Addison Garman, 10, Skyler Garman, 8, and Hailey Garman, 10, will hold a second lemonade stand fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 30 Sandpiper St. in the Piercefield subdivision in Richmond Hill.

July 12, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Exchange Club holds installation banquet

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill held its installation banquet on June 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. The Georgia District Exchange Club President Marty Smith was on hand to swear in the new slate of officers and directors for the 2012-2013 year.

July 08, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ga. Aquarium applies to bring over 18 belugas

ATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has applied for a permit to bring 18 beluga whales into the country.

July 07, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Some things aren’t worth worrying about

There are things worth worrying about that affect our lives. There also are things that will not affect us which can be ignored with impunity. We have a talent for getting it backwards and ignoring the important issues and worrying endlessly about things of no consequence. I enjoy identifying the latter to callers and telling them to keep their money in their wallets and get on with other endeavors.

July 06, 2012 | Don Gardner Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Rotary Club inducts new officers

More than 80 Richmond Hill Rotary Club members and their guests gathered June 27 at Love's Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and the beginning of the new one July 1.

July 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for Adopt-a-Wetland

The Richmond Hill Garden Club will have an Adopt-a-Wetland workshop next month for volunteers to become certified in chemical and visual monitoring.

July 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Birds, bugs, reptiles — oh my

Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education came to Richmond Hill last week to hold a program as part of the Richmond Hill Public Library's summer reading program, "Dream Big -- Read!"

July 02, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Grant furthers controversial marina

With the award of a $35,190 coastal incentive grant, a controversial Liberty County marina will advance to the planning stages later this year.

July 01, 2012 | Danielle Hipps Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scout camp’s replacement opens

The Coastal Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America has opened its camp near Sylvania that replaced Camp Blue Herron in Liberty County.

July 01, 2012 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Bedspread derby race set

Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Local author, chocolatier Willis having book signing

In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Armstrong's nod to liberal arts starting

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


A somber anniversary of war

Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.

August 07, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


Back-to-school fair at apartments

Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Kline, Quinn to wed in October

Mr. and Mrs. James Kline of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Josephine Kline, to Shaun Christopher Quinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Quinn of Richmond Hill, Georgia.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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