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Fallen soldier's family honors hospice

Hospice Savannah Inc. recently served a young soldier, Staff Sgt. Jermaine Seabrook of the Warrior Transition Battalion's Bravo Company on Fort Stewart. For six months, Seabrook was cared for in his home and at Hospice House, where he died Sept. 2.

January 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New Year traditions in the US and UK

I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth and while it was lovely to see family and friends, I was glad to return to warm Coastal Georgia – mainly because the temperature was between 30 and 40 degrees the whole time I was in England. It went dark at 3: 30 p.m., and I only saw the sun, briefly – twice in 12 days due to cloud, rain and snow.

December 31, 2011 | Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


Dog makes woman's condition more manageable

For Dallas LaPointe, having seizures is a part of her life. But with a new friend that she received from Long County, the seizures may be a little less dangerous.

December 25, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Book captures spirit of Army

Local author and columnist Carol Megathlin admitted that war had a different meaning for her as a civilian, but that was before she got to know some soldiers and military families on a personal level.

December 24, 2011 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Letters to Santa: G.W. Carver, Richmond Hill

Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from G.W. Carver Elementary School and Richmond Hill Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):

December 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


WaterWays celebrates first Christmas with family activities

WaterWays Township celebrated its first holiday season Saturday with the inaugural Homes for the Holidays open house.

December 21, 2011 | Caitlyn Boza Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke raffles $300 in sporting goods

Henry Crummley of Ellabell won the American Legion Post 164's raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Southern Sportsman. Post members thank Southern Sportsman for their participation, as well as all who purchased tickets. Revenue from the raffle will help with expenses of the post home, which hosts Cub Pack 141 and the 4-H shooter program.

December 19, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Letters to Santa: Bryan County Elementary

Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from Bryan County Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):

December 19, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Stray cat becomes Wild Thing, part of family

It is said that some animals are our best friends. Most of the time, we are referring to the dog. But then there are others - cats, squirrels, horses, chickens, and on and on.

December 16, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


American tea just not the same

As the weather gets a little chilly - or as we say in England, "nippy" - I find myself reverting to the British stereotype and looking forward to my regular cups of hot tea more than normal.

December 15, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Fort McAllister plays out its past

Fort McAllister traveled back in time Saturday with its annual Winter Muster and Battle.

December 15, 2011 | Caitlyn Boza Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Residents honored for service to Catholic church

A Bryan County area resident recently received the 2011 Bishop Gartland Award for outstanding service to the Catholic Church in South Georgia.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club taps Bryan as junior rotarian

At its first meeting in December, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented its monthly Junior Rotarian Award to Jyneel Bryan, an inspirational young lady from Richmond Hill High School.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Claus’ and Paws a treat for county animals

Animals at the Bryan County Animal Shelter in Pembroke will receive some extra treats this holiday season thanks to efforts by the Pembroke Teens Being Teens after school program.

December 11, 2011 | Crissie Elrick | Lifestyle


Planting, plaque honor late Shirley Hiers

Richmond Hill residents can now remember beloved community writer and friend to many, the late Shirley Davis Hiers, just as she said she could be found in the spring – around gardenias.

December 11, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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GSU seminar on elder abuse

SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New Rotary Club member joins

Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bark Park fundraiser a success

The Richmond Hill City Center reported a successful first Festive Friday last weekend to benefit the Bryan County Bark Park.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Movie fundraiser fights Parkinson's

The Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, will host a two-day screening of Robin Williams movies Friday and Saturday.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fall may be hell for allergy sufferers

Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.

September 13, 2014 | By Jillian MacMath AccuWeather.com writer | Lifestyle


A day at an estate sale

Going to an estate-sale is more than just looking for antiques and other items to buy. To me, it marks the end of the owner's active life.

September 12, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club picks yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Richard Ralls at 120 Harvey Drive as the yard of the month for September. Ralls' yard has hidden gingers with white-and-lavender blooms below the leaves. It also features cast iron plants, elephant ears, nandina, ivy and salvia, all situated under sprawling oaks. A Japanese maple provides a focal point, and confederate jasmine adorns the mailbox.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'Festive Friday' fundraisers start next week

The Richmond Hill City Center recently announced Festive Fridays, a new initiative from 5-7 p.m. each second and third Friday beginning this month.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the news | Lifestyle


Unity founders, councilman talk

Unity in the Community founders Craig and Sharon Butts met with Richmond Hill City Councilman Johnny Murphy to discuss plans for the city.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the news | Lifestyle


AARP seeks tax program volunteers

DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Same language; different taste buds

My husband loves Mexican food and took me out for a Mexican meal recently. It struck me that, even when it comes to exotic cuisine, palates differ greatly between the two nations I love: Britain and the good ol' USA.

September 04, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Young cancer victim's family carries on fight

At last week's Rotary Club meeting at the City Center, Danielle Webb gave a presentation about childhood cancer and her family's battle against this disease, which their 4-year-old son, William, lost earlier this year. She talked about the nonprofit organization set up in his honor, Warriors for William, and also asked for support of the second annual Warriors For William 5k at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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