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Challenges, experiences in summer jobs

Summer jobs often include bagging groceries, washing cars, cutting grass, etc. They can be exciting and adventurous, expose hidden talents and provide good experience.

September 16, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


RH, Savannah among 'playful' cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With only one in five children in the United States currently living within walking distance of a park or playground, 151 cities and towns – including Richmond Hill and Savannah – recently earned recognition from national nonprofit KaBOOM! as 2011 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to increase play opportunities for children.

September 15, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Magnolia Manor to host care package event

In honor of National Assisted Living Week, Magnolia Manor on the Coast will host a "Care Packages for Troops" through Thursday for residents of Richmond Hill.

September 14, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Art on display at Fort McAlliser

Christy Sherman, who works at Fort McAllister State Historic Park and serves as treasurer for the Richmond Hill Historical Society, checks out the art on display Thursday during the society's art exhibit at the Richmond Hill Museum.

September 14, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Honor Flight gets a big send off

The Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps was on hand Friday to help send off 27 area veterans headed to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial with Honor Flight Savannah.

September 14, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Attacks brought many to military

Inspired to contribute to a cause greater than themselves, many young Americans joined the military in the days, weeks, months and even first several years after the 9/11 attacks.

September 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH detective sifted through rubble with canine companion

Just as the memory of President John F. Kennedy's assassination nearly 50 years ago forever is woven into the fabric of society, anyone old enough to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on America likely can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when word came that the Twin Towers in New York City had been hit by two commercial jets. More than 200 miles away, the Pentagon also had been attacked by terrorists using an airliner, and in Shanksville, Pa., another disaster narrowly was avoided when brave men and women sacrificed their lives and brought ...

September 10, 2011 | Lewis Levine Special to the News | Lifestyle


AUSA soliciting donations

The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the United States Army is in need of donations to help support the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Donations are tax deductible.

September 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Whittling away the time

Midway wood carver George Ginter said he would like to pass on his craft to younger people someday, to share his knowledge and ensure the art of wood carving continues.

September 09, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Lifestyle


WWII vets ready for Honor Flight

Four World War II veterans from Richmond Hill are getting a one of a kind opportunity this weekend as they travel with other veterans from the region to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

September 09, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Fort McAllister festival draws a crowd

Cannon and musket firings, food, games and more lured hundreds of people to Fort McAllister State Park Saturday when the Friends of Fort McAllister hosted the second annual Labor Day Family Festival.

September 08, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Childcare is exhausting; so rewarding

A close friend had a beautiful baby girl in late August, and my own gorgeous and perfect granddaughter (not that I am biased!) will be 1 year old on Sept. 15.

September 07, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Cemetery cleanup on Fort Stewart

The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.

September 07, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Market a weekly favorite for many

Tuesday marked the seventh week of operation for the Richmond Hill Farmers Market, and it has become a weekly favorite among many residents and area vendors.

September 03, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Hville man wins $20,000 in lotto

ATLANTA - One Hinesville man is dancing a jig since winning a prize from the Georgia Lottery. Felix Santos won a $20,000 prize, taxes paid, after being selected as a winner in the Aug. 10 $3,000,000 Taxes Paid Weekly Extra Chance drawing.

August 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Comedian featured at Lions Club meeting

Lenny Resneck entertained the Richmond Hill Lions Club during its the August meeting at the Wetland Center in the J.F. Gregory Park.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Red Cross app makes donating easier

The American Red Cross has launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palms of people's hands.

September 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Dating dilemmas

Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...

September 19, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


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


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


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