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Seniors sell homemade crafts at center

Senior citizens who meet and eat five days a week at the Pembroke Seniors Center are always making crafts, and they have some to sell: knitted and crocheted items, decorative birdhouses, some leftover Christmas decorations and more.

February 14, 2011 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Help kids get into the Valentine spirit

Valentine's Day is often a time for adult couples to show their affection. But Valentine's Day is a fun time for kids, too. Children often hand out and receive Valentine's Day cards and enjoy sweet treats.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Who needs fiction with history like this?

Armed with a sheet of paper and a memory spanning decades, Angus McLeod treated listeners Thursday to an oral presentation of Richmond Hill's more recent history, peppered with engaging anecdotes that had the audience of about 40 laughing out loud.

February 08, 2011 | Katie McGurl Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Family-to-Family starts Thursday

National Alliance on Mental Illness Statesboro will offer its well-known Family-to-Family education course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 10 at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, 1102 Fair Road in Statesboro.

February 07, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Chocolate options await Valentine diners

Chocolate is a Valentine's Day must-have. Fondue, just one of the many ways to enjoy the sweet treat, is as popular as ever with lovebirds in search of desserts to share. The warm, melted cocoa concoction is usually served with small slices of fruit, cake or cookies for dipping.

February 07, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Common Threads knit with a cause

Since the fall of 2009, Common Threads has been knitting and crocheting everything from chemotherapy caps to blankets to American Girl doll clothing for charities in the Richmond Hill area.

February 04, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Lifestyle


Scouts burn rubber at Pinewood Derby

Richmond Hill's Cub Scout Pack 527 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Dress drive helps give girls that special night

High school proms can be the highlight of adolescence for teenage girls.

February 01, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Lifestyle


YMCA of Coastal Empire launches campaign

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia provided $2.2 million in financial assistance in 2010 to more than 25,000 children, individuals and families in its four county service areas, and it hopes to do it again with the Priceless Gifts Campaign, which kicked off Monday.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Patriotism

When I heard about the little girl whose microphone stopped working as she was singing "The Star Spangled Banner" before an ice hockey match in Virginia, I must admit I got a little choked up.

January 26, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Common Threads knits for Special Olympics

Common Threads knitting group of the Richmond Hill Public Library joined other participating states in the 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Tickets on sale for Rotary dance

Tickets are now available for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's charitable fundraising prom-themed dance at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Former 486 scouts earns Eagle rank

A former member of Boy Scout Troop 486 in Richmond Hill has climbed the ranks to Eagle Scout in Colorado Springs, Colo.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Highlights for Hope extends into Richmond Hill

Marie Winters always wears a lock of pink in her short hair. It's a sign of her support for people suffering from cancer.

January 19, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Lifestyle


What it takes to be a 'steel magnolia'

While city girls were learning how to open doors with just a smile, girls in Dixie were learning the ways and wiles of "Southern charm" and "Southern hospitality." At an early age, they learned to sprinkle their "magic dust" over others and reap the rewards.

January 19, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


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Garbage is the new black

THE BOTTOM of your trash bin ain't a pretty place.

April 02, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Farmers Market starts Tuesday

The Richmond Hill Farmers Market gets under way Tuesday in J.F. Gregory Park. The market will be in action from 3-7 p.m. every Tuesday through mid-October. According to market manager Angus McLeod, there will be more than 40 vendors on opening day selling bread, produce, honey, seafood and more. The market will also include craft vendors.

March 31, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Marchers hike 26 miles for PTSD

If you think carrying a 35-pound rucksack on a 26-mile hike is a piece of cake, Tom Nash wants a word with you.

March 31, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Lifestyle


YMCA of Coastal Ga. raises $652k for annual campaign

The Richmond Hill branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia beat its 2014 campaign fundraising goal by more than $6,000 - bringing in a total of $48,777.

March 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Midway man celebrates 71 years of Scouting

For 71 of his 83 years on Earth, George Ginter has been a Scout.

March 28, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Vindicated over once 'bad' foods

This column, "Around the Table," has celebrated a number of foods the so-called experts tell us are bad. I quietly but forcefully tell these control freaks to leave me alone. I'll eat what Georgia boys have been eating since 1733. I have a wife and a mama; I don't need a nanny.

March 27, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rubber-soldier backpack promotes military

Donna Street, 61, is walking from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Washington, D.C. with an inflatable saluting soldier strapped to her back. She said her message is one of gratitude for service members' sacrifices and, she hopes, the country's leaders will stop cutting the defense budget.

March 27, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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