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No signs of St. Simons mission yet

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Archaeologists are searching for signs of an ancient Spanish mission on Georgia's coast, but digging so far has not uncovered any signs of it.

March 15, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Downton Abbey phenomenon, British TV in U.S.

Whenever I get homesick for the land of my birth, I can always console myself with a dose of "Britishness" via the TV.

March 14, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club brightens the area

The Pembroke Garden Club carried through with two traditions last month.

March 08, 2012 | | Lifestyle


Training for churches to help wounded warriors

An upcoming workshop is designed help church leaders recognize the trauma continuum experienced by military veterans.

March 08, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


City center drawing regional attention

The Richmond Hill City Center is continuing to pack them in - and they're coming from more and more areas.

March 08, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Staff writer | Lifestyle


Auction is more than business, it's social

Liberty Auction already was the busiest place in Pembroke on a Thursday night. Then the proliferation of TV shows such as "Auction Hunters" enhanced the appeal of an evening spent picking over bargains, antiques and oddities.

March 04, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Churches learn to help veterans

Hinesville's Fraser Counseling Center will host a three-hour workshop called "The Invisible Wounds of War: Developing Veteran Friendly Congregations" from 2-5 p.m., Thursday, March 15.

March 04, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Girl Scouts mark century of closing gender gap

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 04, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Summer camp explores performing arts

The Savannah Children's Choir will offer a summer camp July 16-27 at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church at 1008 Henry St.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Library group seeks book donations

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library, a nonprofit organization interested in good library services, is seeking used-book donations.

March 02, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Judge plays a mean guitar

Elected officials often have used musical instruments to propel their political careers.

March 02, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tennis promoted at Rotary meeting

Tim Jones, president of the Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently about how his organization is promoting the growth and awareness of tennis to the Richmond Hill Area. He spoke about the need for new tennis courts – in 15 years they have been resurfaced only once – and how important the provision of these are for young people and their families to get active and stay fit. He also mentioned the `Whole RHATA Love' appeal which is the charitable arm of the organization that provides food and help to local people in need.

March 02, 2012 | | Lifestyle


Counseling center opens clinic in Midway

The official opening of the Fraser Counseling Center annex was held Sunday at Midway Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.

March 02, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden club plants tree on Arbor Day

The Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated Georgia Arbor Day by planting a magnolia tree at Henderson Park.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Engineer recognized for contributions

Richmond Hill resident Laura E. "Beth" Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 James Connolly Award on Feb. 22 during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 01, 2012 | 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


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


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