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Pig, oyster roast at Midway Museum

The Midway Museum is hosting its first pig and oyster roast fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 19 to benefit the museum.

November 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotarians 'rescue' students from Ogeechee

High winds and waves on the Ogeechee River wreaked havoc on a long-planned canoe trip hosted by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill for young Interact students.

November 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Get your pets checked on Saturday

Coastal Georgia Veterinary Care will offer a wellness clinic, including free office visits and 10 percent off all services, for active and retired military from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12.

November 07, 2011 | Special to Connect | Lifestyle


Rotary sets Elvis theme for fundraiser

The King of Rock and Roll will be in town for Valentine's Day weekend, performing a "Viva Las Vegas" show Feb. 11 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

November 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


School supplies land in Afghanistan

SHOR TEPAH, Afghanistan - "Thank you for this," said Mohammad Qul, a principal at a school for boys. He paused. Teachers stood around him holding new school supplies. Three microscopes drew the most excitement – a 300 percent increase in the school's stock. "And we are so sorry for her," he added.

November 05, 2011 | Staff Sgt. Christopher Klutts Special to the News | Lifestyle


Two finish basic training

Navy Seaman Apprentice Samantha L. Gervickas, a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., with honors and was promoted to her current rank.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Church's annual Bar-B-Q Bazaar on Nov. 19

Richmond Hill United Methodist Church is gearing up for its legendary Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church, 9050 Ford Ave.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


It's in the mail

We have finally got around to getting a mailbox at the end of our driveway and very handsome it is, too. Up until now, we have relied on our trusty post office box at the Richmond Hill Post Office.

November 02, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Things get spooky at Pembroke festival

Hundreds of North Bryan residents embraced the chilly fall evening Saturday for games, candy, a movie and more as they gathered in downtown Pembroke for the first-ever fall festival hosted by the Downtown Development Authority and North Bryan Chamber of Commerce.

November 02, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Lions Club honors member

Pembroke Lions Club President Bill Anderson recently presented a Melvin Jones Foundation award to Lion Laverne Scott.

November 01, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club member honored

On Oct. 11, seven members of the Pembroke Garden Club traveled to St. Simons Island for the 53rd Oleander District Meeting of the Garden Club of Georgia, of which the Pembroke Garden Club is a member.

October 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Visit takes aim at domestic violence

A small sign on the wall in the kitchen/dining room reads, "Hope," suggesting that hope is one of the many services provided by the Tri-County Protective Agency Inc., an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.

October 31, 2011 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Lifestyle


Recession keeping retirees where they are

WASHINGTON (AP) - Many baby boomers say they're likely to stay put in retirement amid a shaky economy. Those who hope to buy a new place are looking for a smaller home somewhere with a better climate that's more affordable and close to family, a new poll finds.

October 29, 2011 | By Derek Kravitz Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


National, local bands rock out at Rocktoberfest

Crowds of teens and young adults gathered Saturday at Richmond Hill's New Life Church for Rocktoberfest, an all-day concert event featuring more than 40 hardcore, metal and Christian rock bands.

October 26, 2011 | Katie McGurl Special to the News | Lifestyle


Savannah's Law House on peril list

SAVANNAH - The W.W. Law House, 710 W. Victory Dr. in Savannah, has been named to The Georgia Trust's 2012 Places in Peril list, which identifies 10 Peach State historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy. The Georgia Trust made the official announcement earlier today.

October 25, 2011 | Special to the 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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