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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


Komen awards $320k to local cancer programs

Breast cancer programs serving Bryan, Liberty and Long counties were among those to receive a financial shot in the arm Tuesday from the Coastal Georgia Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation during a presentation at the Richmond Hill City Center.

March 26, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Griddle me this

If you think about it, everyone wins at brunch.

March 25, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Fighting diabetes with fashion

The coldest winter in recent memory may have been wickedly miserable, but take heart that it's inspired something gorgeous and grand.

March 25, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Teacher kisses pig for Relay for Life

In an effort to raise money for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society, students and faculty members at Lanier Primary School recently participated in the Coins for a Cure event.

March 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Weather network recruiting observers

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network is holding its March Madness recruiting contest this month nationwide.

March 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


The revived, ancient dish of pizza

Hundreds of delicious dishes have landed on the shores of America. Most faded into obscurity, and many became a favorite, such as hot dogs, hamburgers, chili, etc.

March 24, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Stories wanted for e-book

SAVANNAH - The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is calling for stories and tips from families with children with different abilities.

March 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


G Team takes on first spring project

The Richmond Hill Garden Club's hands-on gardening group, The G Team, worked on its first spring project recently.

March 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Finally saying aloha to Hawaii

I had wanted to visit the 50th state for a long time and recently had the chance to do so.

March 21, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


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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


Workshops on managing health issues

The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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