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Harry Potter author's prose grows up

The dust jacket of J.K. Rowling's ballyhooed new book, The Casual Vacancy, available today, bills it as "her first novel for adults." It's Rowling's first published work since she wrapped the mega-selling, seven-volume Harry Potter fantasy saga in 2007. And that puts her, and The Casual Vacancy, in a uniquely awkward position. The public knows Rowling as a fantasy-fiction Pied Piper; in an age ruled by videogames, her books got kids-even kids who otherwise don't read much-to thrill over every gripping chapter in a 4,100-page adventure saga about plucky young wizards vanquishing ...

September 27, 2012 | By Steve Daly For Parade Magazine | Lifestyle


Flu vaccine available through department

The Bryan County Health Department is offering the flu vaccine.

September 27, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pedaling for health

Dozens of kids and families flocked to Jump 'N Jacks in Richmond Hill Saturday when the family fun center hosted its first-ever trike-a-thon to raise money for juvenile diabetes.

September 26, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Gown sales to benefit cancer education, outreach

Brides Against Breast Cancer will hold charity wedding gown sales Oct. 6-7 at St. Joseph's at Candler, 225 Candler Drive in Savannah.

September 25, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Great cast carries British comedy ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

Today, I'll be your guide to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," now on home video. You won't even need a passport.

September 25, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club news

The Pembroke Garden Club recently recognized Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Moye with the Yard of the Month award and Mrs. Darrin Tomlinson with the Beauty Spot for September award.

September 23, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Life is much better when it’s going to the dogs

As anybody who knows me will confirm, I am crazy about dogs - which, I always remind my husband, is a lot better than being known as "the crazy dog lady."

September 23, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Fishing rodeo tips hat to wounded warriors

Gratitude - and the faint smell of fresh fish and saltwater - filled the air Saturday afternoon at Fort McAllister Marina as the catch from more than 50 boats with crews of soldiers was hauled in to be weighed.

September 19, 2012 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Lifestyle


United Way sets its goal for 2012

Hundreds of people became "secret agents" Tuesday when the United Way of Bryan County kicked off its 2012 campaign "Mission: Possible."

September 19, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


PBS show explore's Civil War's staggering toll

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In the PBS American Experience documentary "Death and the Civil War" premiering Tuesday night, bloated Union and Confederate bodies are shown scattered on battlefields and in trenches and bleached skulls and body parts are stacked like cordwood.

September 18, 2012 | By Steve Szkotak Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


RH Exchange Club pays it forward during meeting

Members of the Richmond Hill Exchange Club learned a little about "paying it forward" Wednesday at the group's regular twice-monthly meeting in the Richmond Hill City Center.

September 18, 2012 | Crissie Elrick | Lifestyle


Whooping cough vaccine blamed for outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) - As the U.S. wrestles with its biggest whooping cough outbreak in decades, researchers appear to have zeroed in on the main cause: The safer vaccine that was introduced in the 1990s loses effectiveness much faster than previously thought.

September 16, 2012 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Honey Boo Boo has hometown fans, critics

MCINTYRE, Ga. (AP) - The reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been a ratings winner in recent weeks, capitalizing on redneck stereotypes and the oversized personality of a 6-year-old beauty pageant regular. But some who live nearby are concerned about the way their quiet pocket of central Georgia is being portrayed on the TLC series.

September 16, 2012 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


In honor of a hometown hero

Richmond Hill resident Lisa Freeman traveled Tuesday to Washington, D.C., where she helped launch the book "In the Shadow of Greatness" during an event at the Navy Memorial.

September 15, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke serves as pit stop for ‘Vets’ poker run

Nearly 100 motorcycles rolled through Pembroke on Sept. 8 to make their third stop during the inaugural "Vets Helping Vets" Poker Run hosted by the Savannah Chapter of Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.

September 15, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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City Center sponsoring Rotary fundraiser

The Richmond Hill City Center has confirmed that it is the presenting sponsor for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser Saturday.

February 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


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