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British role in Civil War

April is a significant month in the history of the Civil War. It began on April 12, 1861, (153 years ago) and is widely considered to have ended with Gen. Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865.

April 03, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


RH woman candidate for woman of year

SAVANNAH - Jessica Neeley of Richmond Hill has been nameda candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign.

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


Benefit for animal control set

Residents at Magnolia Manor on the Coast will give helping paws to dogs in need.

April 01, 2014 | Special to the News | 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


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


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Articles by Section - 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


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


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