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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


State unlikely to set up health exchange

ATLANTA - A day after Barack Obama's re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not implement a Georgia health insurance exchange as part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul that ranks as the president signature legislative achievement.

November 08, 2012 | By Bill Barrow Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Sapelo Island fee-change meeting set

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is considering changes to the ferry-fee structure for certain guests. A modest rate increase is being considered to address increased operational costs and maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.

November 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fundraising campaign launched for Bark Park

A fundraising campaign for a new dog park in Bryan County is under way.

November 06, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Nursing programs expand in central Georgia

MACON - Education officials say Mercer University's local nursing program, which begins next fall, is part of a surge of nursing programs in central Georgia.

November 05, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Halloween a treat for kids of all ages

Across the county, kids young and old enjoyed the Halloween spirit Wednesday evening. Here, Carolyn Eljam hands out candy evening to a fairy princess that was going door to door in the Main Street subdivision on Halloween.

November 05, 2012 | Julia Harrison | Lifestyle


Time change a reminder also to switch batteries

ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they changed their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club news

Mrs. Lynn Bishop of Black Creek stands in the area of her yard that was chosen as the Beauty Spot for October by the Pembroke Garden Club.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bryan County 4-H’ers honor National 4-H Week

Bryan County 4-H members began the celebration of National 4-H Week, observed Oct. 7-13, with an announcement of the poster-contest winners. Kaci Romano of Bryan County Elementary won first place, Bailey Lopata of George Washington Carver Elementary earned second place, and Courtney Minis of BCES was in third place. The posters were displayed throughout the week in the window of the UGA extension office's window.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


The event on the corner

It happened on a corner just up the street on my way home. It was about 9 o'clock on an October night, and the only thing to do was just walk home, since there was nothing else to do to get my kicks in this town.

November 04, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Health Fair educates area residents

Kirsten Busey gives Erick Freeman a flu shot Friday during the Health Fair at Richmond Hill Pharmacy. The pharmacy's annual event helped educate residents about diabetes and other diseases and offered flu and other vaccinations and more.

November 04, 2012 | Julia Harrison | Lifestyle


Rotary Club gets United Way update

With the rapidly approaching holiday season, Rotary Club of Richmond Hill members learned Thursday about various ways to help those in need when Kristi Cox, the United Way of Bryan County's newest director, spoke at the group's weekly meeting.

November 04, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Differences abound in countries’ elections

I am a competitive person. So when my husband casually said back in January, "There is no way you will be able to get your citizenship and register to vote in time for this year's presidential elections," I took it as a challenge.

November 03, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Pack 141 holds Halloween party; Post 164 sets Christmas party

Cub Scout Pack 141 held its Halloween party Oct. 18 at the American Legion Post 164 in Pembroke.

November 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Stakeholders celebrate MLK Jr.

At 7 p.m. Jan. 12 - three days before what would have been Martin Luther King's 86th birthday - the Savannah Chapter of the NAACP partnered with Unity in the Community and Emmanuel Christian Church, where some of the community stakeholders in Richmond Hill met for the first time.

February 07, 2015 | By Craig Butts Columnist | Lifestyle


Grueling ice-block delivery offers twists

Most of us have had summer jobs during our school years. I would wager that none of them ever were confrontational though.

February 06, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Kroger joins fight against heart disease

ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association are teaming up to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.

February 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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February 05, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


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