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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


Stitching with love for Project Linus

The hum of sewing machines filled the Richmond Hill Public Library on Saturday when members of the Project Linus Greater Savannah Chapter gathered to create special blankets for local children in need.

August 31, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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Site directors: Locals lack interest in history

This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.

October 19, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Old guy shows up at football game

How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?

October 17, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Health department has flu vaccine

The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Goodbye, Jerrie Mock, a flight pioneer

Can you name a famous female pilot?

October 16, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Oct. 16

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October 16, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Engagement, Noonburg-Kaye

Dr. and Mrs. Greer E. Noonburg of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their son, Air Force 1st Lt. Lee Joseph Noonburg, to Valerie Kaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Haikin of Crescent City, Oklahoma.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty spot of month

The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.

October 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke club names yard of month

Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.

October 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden club honors October yard

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Janice Richardson at 190 Williams Ave. in the Richmond Place subdivision as its October yard of the month.

October 07, 2014 | Special to the News Columnist | Lifestyle


The UK's version of island life has a unique history

There has been much rejoicing in the land of my birth over Scotland's recent decision to remain in the United Kingdom.

October 06, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News columnist | Lifestyle


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