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History of Halloween

The weather is turning cooler, baseball's post-season is in full swing and Halloween is upon us. Roadside stands are piled high with pumpkins, and the stores are stocked with ghosts, goblins and bags of Halloween candy (or sweets as we call them in England).

October 20, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Concert event set for Saturday

Fans of heavy metal and hardcore rock music will have the chance to experience local, regional and some national bands Saturday at Rocktoberfest at New Life Church on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.

October 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Businesses offer style, beauty tips

Soft leather and fabrics as well as soft skin are where it's at this fall, and businesses in Richmond Hill are offering advice on style and beauty to inspire you to look and feel your best as temperatures drop and the holidays approach.

October 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hobart helps United Way goal with $23,000

The United Way of Bryan County's annual campaign is well under way, and nearly half of its goal of $72,000 has been met thanks to the help of several local companies.

October 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rotary supports schools, studens

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill focused recently on the needs of young people in the community with the launch of an annual Youth Leadership Award, a presentation to the Junior Rotarian of the month and a substantial charitable donation to local schools.

October 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Classic Hollywood comes to Manor

When people hear "old Hollywood," Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and James Dean usually come to mind.

October 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club names yard of month

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rawlings of Mulberry subdivision earned the yard of the month award for October recently from Richmond Hill Garden Club. They were also given a plaque and a gift card to Tim and Dave's Nursery.

October 19, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Garden club honors yards

The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its Beauty Spot and Yard of the Month for October.

October 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Teens sought for YMCA program

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking for teens interested in participating in its Teen Achievers program.

October 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Soldier show dazzles 3rd ID

When 3rd Infantry Division Pfc. Joseph Shaw took the stage at Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center on Wednesday night, he was there to offer military families a morale-boosting getaway - without the hassles of travel.

October 17, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Lifestyle


Magnolia Manor resident celebrates 100 years

It's not every day that people get to celebrate 100 years of anything – let alone life. But Magnolia Manor on the Coast resident Phil Harris can say he has.

October 16, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rock into the night with 38 Special

Legendary rockers 38 Special bring their signature Southern arena-rock sound to J.F. Gregory Park this evening as they headline the 13th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival at 9 p.m.

October 15, 2011 | Katie McGurl Special to the News | Lifestyle


Lasting memories from summer job

I had many summer jobs while growing up but none that could conjure up as many lasting memories as my summer job driving a taxicab.

October 14, 2011 | By Francis Bond | Lifestyle


Student to compete for Miss Georgia Teen

Fifteen-year-old Katie Ford will compete for the title of Miss Georgia Teen USA 2012 on Nov. 17-19 at the Woodland Performing Arts Theatre in Cartersville.

October 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Women's class feeds hunger for knowledge

Some women in Bryan County are feeding their appetite for knowledge thanks to the Ready, Set, Grow GED program being offered in Pembroke.

October 13, 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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