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Technical college tuition to go up starting this fall

ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the system's request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester.

May 06, 2014 | Effingham Herald | Lifestyle


Fundraiser brings in $14k for Bark Park

Dog enthusiasts came together to Thursday night in support of the Bryan County Bark Park - the county's first and future dog park currently under construction in Henderson Park.

May 03, 2014 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Lifestyle


Day of Prayer brings spirit of unity in BC

For nearly a half hour Thursday, about two dozen people stood under the porch at the front entrance of Richmond Hill City Hall while rain fell, thunder occasionally rumbled and an incessant stream of cars on 144 whizzed by.

May 03, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Salsa kick-starts your taste buds

I like free stuff, although I realize nothing is really free.

May 01, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Reinhardt taps Pembroke student as ‘Who’s Who’

These days, just about everybody with an email inbox gets a message telling them they've been nominated for inclusion on one "Who's Who" list or another.

April 30, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Fishing derby brings big smiles

The smile on Josh Cabrera's face said it all. He caught one of the biggest fish of the day at Saturday's fishing derby sponsored by the Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club and the City of Richmond Hill in J.F. Gregory Park.

April 30, 2014 | Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bereavement camp this weekend

Camp Aloha, Hospice Savannah's bereavement camp for children, is gearing up for its 18th annual camp May 2-4.

April 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Goodwill seeks youth mentors

Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is seeking positive role models for the GoodGuides Youth Mentoring Program.

April 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Garden club tours AASU, picks yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named its yard of the month and members toured the gardens at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

April 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Pre-school marks Week of Young Child

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently celebrated Week of the Young Child with the school's annual parent/child breakfast. Parents and children shared breakfast and made butterflies to display throughout the indoor playground.

April 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Shrimp is king of the shellfish

One of my first jobs was cleaning tables and washing dishes part-time for a seafood restaurant in Sneads Ferry, N.C. The Riverview Café didn't pay much, but they offered an always-hungry teenager the best bennies package in the world - all the seafood I could eat.

April 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Runway wunderkind

It's early afternoon on a Friday, and Troy Allen is itching for the school bell to ring.

April 24, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pageant brightened by corsages

Camellia Health and Rehab Center in Claxton sponsors a Mr. and Mrs. CHRC pageant for their residents each year in March, and this year Pembroke Garden Club contributed the corsages for the pageant.

April 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Unplanned vacations are fun

What do we know about vacations? The term means to vacate, a period of time which an employee is granted an exemption from all rules of employment.

April 21, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


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Chili puts pep in park visitors' step

A hungry crowd packed the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park on Friday night for the 13th annual Chili Cook-Off in Richmond Hill. Holiday music played over a loud speaker as attendees strolled past vendor booths, stopping frequently to sample the offerings, which ranged from spicy to mild.

December 12, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Dec. 11

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December 11, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Boat parade lights up Ogeechee

Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Pembroke Christmas Parade, Festival Saturday

The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.

December 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Parade draws festive crowd to RH

Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hinesville church goes global with nativities

Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.

December 10, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Christmas bazaar draws creative crowd

The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.

December 10, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fort Morris celebrates holidays Colonial-style

Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.

December 10, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


Festival focuses on Geechee culture

Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.

December 08, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


ABBA tribute band headlines Rotary fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.

December 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BCES helps Santa visit neighborhoods

Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:

December 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ben Franklin knew how to prevent strokes

Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

December 04, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Dec. 4

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December 04, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


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