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Garden club bestows June honors

June 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Walk to Dorchester for renovation

At the crack of dawn on Saturday, 130 walkers gathered at Briar Bay Park in Riceboro to make the nine-mile trek to Dorchester Academy on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

June 21, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for on-post Fourth

The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is seeking participation in the Worth Fighting For Fourth of July celebration for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers and family members.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Keep you family, pets safe from rabies

The Liberty County Health Department encourages all residents to take proper precautions against rabies. Rabies is a deadly virus that can be passed to humans by animals, and raccoons are the primary carriers of the disease. Rabies is almost always fatal if an infected person isn't treated immediately. In addition, if a pet has not been vaccinated against rabies and is exposed to the rabies virus, the pet must either be euthanized or put under strict, six-month isolation.

June 18, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Internship takes Hinesville man around world

It took one spring break trip to Washington, D.C., for local graduate Joshua Rodgers to realize he wanted to work in government. When his parents took him to meet U.S. Rep Jack Kingston on Capitol Hill, where he took a snapshot with the area Congressman, Rodgers told him, "I'm going to work here someday."

June 17, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local scouts visit Yorktown

Boy Scout Pack and Troop 141 of Pembroke stand before a war plane on June 5 at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston Harbor, S.C. That weekend they traveled back in time to live as the sailors of World War II lived aboard the USS Yorktown. They camped overnight aboard the vessel, and were allowed to experience firsthand what life aboard a naval war ship was like. This was truly an experience the Scouts will never forget. Pack and Troop 141 meetings, typically held Thursday nights at the American Legion Post 164 in Pembroke, have been suspended ...

June 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local finishes AF basics

Air Force Reserve Airman Katherine A. Clark recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

June 14, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fishing Derby biggest yet

It was a warm, sun-soaked day Saturday, when the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill sponsored and oversaw its 20th annual Richmond Hill Fishing Derby at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.

June 11, 2010 | By Stephen Hundley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Local reaches out with big heart, big grill

Wayne Jackson's heart is as big as his persona. A well-known builder and businessman in Richmond Hill, he's earned the respect of colleagues and townspeople.

June 09, 2010 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


United Way offers help to families in need

SAVANNAH - Help is on the way for low-income families in critical situations due to a loss in income or unfortunate economic circumstances.

June 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


LeConte leader worries for future

The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.

June 07, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Cub scouts get history lesson

June 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club busy

June 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Midway pilot working toward airpark development

Midway pilot Steve Berg intends to form a nonprofit organization to ensure his 22-acre, grass-strip private airport, Berg Park Aerodrome, continues "in perpetuity." Berg also wants to develop his property as a residential airpark.

June 04, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Best things: Dad's family vacations

Hinesville resident Chris Jimenez is the busy father of three teens: Dianna, 18, Tony, 16, and Lynda, 14. He and his wife, Liberty County school teacher Juanita Jimenez, take their family on vacation every summer. Here are the Jimenez family's favorite five vacation destinations:

June 02, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


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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


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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