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Center trying to keep seniors covered

"Many seniors in our area go without heat during the cold months in order to pay for groceries, medications and other essential items," said Mary Foley, marketing director for Senior Citizens Inc. "For more than seven years, (our organization) has distributed blankets to those seniors in need. This year, with the help of Georgia Natural Gas and Starbucks Coffee, the 2011 Blanket Drive will serve communities in six counties in Coastal Georgia."

January 14, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bidding adieu to the Breezeway

By Shirley Hiers

January 12, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Lesson in Revolutionary history

A recent meeting of the Richmond Hill Historical Society featured Capt. Jonathan Fields lecturing on the role of Coastal Georgia during the Revolutionary War.

January 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


2011 off to running start for 12

Jenny Zervis eats what she wants to eat. It makes her happy.

January 11, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Lifestyle


Bring One for the Chipper Saturday

Discarded Christmas tress, some still with tinsel attached to branches are piling up in J.F. Gregory Park before the "Bring One for the Chipper Day," which is scheduled for Saturday. Residents can drop off old Christmas trees at any time this week at the park. The trees will be recycled into mulch Saturday. The "Chipper" day is a statewide annual event the city has participated in over the years. The first 250 residents to drop off their trees Saturday will receive a red maple tree.

January 05, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill yard of the month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club chose the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hampton at 690 Sterling Road in The Cove as the Yard of the Month for December. They also received a gift card to Tim and Dave's Nursery.

January 05, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Local completes Air Force basics

Air National Guard Airman Arthur L. Flanders graduated recently from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


To tell, or not; that is the question

When you hear the word "secret," what thoughts come to mind? Is your first reaction one of excitement? Perhaps someone is planning a surprise party, a special guest is coming for a visit or your best friend is going to elope. For some, the word conjures up bad images. They become nervous, scared, almost paralyzed.

January 05, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Young Republicans organize to advocate

They're young. They're conservative. And they're organizing.

December 30, 2010 | Hallie D. Martin | Lifestyle


Black-eyed peas and greens: a New Year's tradition

Need some good luck and more money in the upcoming year? Try the Southern tradition of eating black-eyed peas and collard greens to usher in the new year. If you ask a hundred locals why they have this custom on New Year's Day, you'll get the same answer.

December 29, 2010 | Shirley Hiers | Lifestyle


An English rose in Georgia

Since she (the English rose in Georgia) is busy with the holidays this week, I thought as the senior dog in our household, I would tell the tale of how my daughter Star, a 10-year-old white Labrador, Daisy, a 6-year0old bearded collie, and myself, a 12-year-old black Labrador, came to move from London, England, to Richmond Hill and how we have been joined by a little American west highland terrier puppy, Dexter.

December 29, 2010 | Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


Club casts Christmas magic

December is the time of the year with a magical touch. It's a season of festivities, sharing and caring. Christmas embodies the very spirit of sharing. While the holidays are joyful for many, they can be difficult for those experiencing hardship.

December 27, 2010 | Shirley Hiers | Lifestyle


Holiday workers find ways to celebrate

While many Bryan County residents are tucked away in their homes surrounded by family at Christmas, there will be people working to make sure others are safe.

December 27, 2010 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Groups rally to help fire victims

A fire that destroyed a Richmond Hill restaurant earlier this month also burned away jobs for a couple dozen employees, but some of those families will be able to enjoy a Christmas dinner thanks to a fishing club and other local groups.

December 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Lifestyle


Church brings cheer to Coastal Care

A typical Monday was festively interrupted at the Coastal Care Center in Richmond Hill by Hinesville's Kathy Murphy.

December 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | 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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