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Rotary plans Vegas-themed fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser dinner is set for Feb. 11 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

February 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Life on the Hill


Chief looks back at career, department history

Vernon Rushing has been fighting fires in Bryan County for more than 40 years.

February 01, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Feb. 1

Feb. 2: Historical lecture – The Richmond Hill Historical Society will host Laura and Meredith Devendorf, owners of Dunham Farms and creators of the Springfield Legacy Foundation, at 7 p.m. in the Richmond Hill Museum. The mother and daughter team will discuss the history of their land and the purpose of their foundation. The lecture is free to the public.

February 01, 2012 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Steeped in success

Hale Tea Company, a local purveyor of imported gourmet teas, can trace its roots all the way back to 1872, when it once stood as a tiny teashop on Drury Lane in London, England.

January 25, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Jan. 25

Jan. 26

January 25, 2012 | | Life on the Hill


Rotary president answers Proust Questionnaire

Bill Eberlein

January 18, 2012 | | Life on the Hill


Taking care of business

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce has appointed longtime local businessman John Reynolds as the new president of its board of directors.

January 18, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Artisan creates, sells hand-thrown pots

August Kroken began throwing her own pottery just two years ago. Now, with more than 500 pieces sold, she's expanded her hobby into a successful one-woman enterprise.

January 11, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Life on the Hill


Teresa Cowart faces Proust questionnaire

Teresa Coward, a realtor with Re/Max Accent, answers this week's questions:

January 11, 2012 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Jan. 11

Jan. 12: Reading to Nero – Children can read to trained therapy dogs at 4 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library. The dogs provide children with a non-judgmental reading environment that helps them improve both confidence and reading skills.

January 11, 2012 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Tree recycling Saturday at park

Richmond Hill residents who are unsure what to do with their real Christmas trees from the holiday season can not only dispose of them properly, but can also help the city at the same time.

January 05, 2012 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Painting with pixels

Kathy Salter is an artist of the 21st century. Using a combination of classical and computerized techniques, she transforms photographs into large-scale, interpretive paintings.

January 04, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Jan. 4

Jan. 7

January 04, 2012 | | Life on the Hill


Hometown hero

Bill Helms' life story reads like the plot of a Tom Clancy novel.

December 30, 2011 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Dec. 28

Dec. 29

December 30, 2011 | | Life on the Hill


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Giant egg hunt offers family fun

Thousands of people have been filling J.F. Gregory Park every year around Easter, and this year should be no different.

April 16, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Georgia Cities Week breakfast

Richmond Hill kicked off Georgia Cities Week with a breakfast that featured Georgia State Transportation Board member Ann Purcell, talking about area projects. Jeff Whitten got shots of some of the people there.

April 16, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

April 17: Business After Hours – The Royal Oak Car Wash and Jeff's Beverage are hosting the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Royal Oak Car Wash on Highway 17. Chamber members and their guests are invited to enjoy an evening of networking with food and beverages. There will be door prizes, a special coupon for services courtesy of Royal Oak Car Wash and a chance at the Chamber's 50/50 drawing. Business professionals that are interested in learning more about the Chamber are welcome to attend. For ...

April 16, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Boy Scouts gear up for fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 527 has been in existence under its current charter for 31 years, and the Scouts have been doing a chicken dinner fundraiser for a large part of that time - according to Scoutmaster Mathew Brown, the fundraiser has been raising money for the troop for at least 20 years.

April 09, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: First Farmers Market

Many community members came out April 1 to the first Richmond Hill Farmers Market of the year. The market included many vendors selling produce, fresh baked bread, homemade cookies, dog treats, crafts, ice cream, kettle corn and more. Tiffany Stroud took her camera out to record some of the happenings.

April 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

April 9: Yappy Hour Fundraiser - The Bark Park Association is having its monthly Yappy Hour fundraiser at Fish Tales Restaurant at Fort McAllister Marina from 6-8 p.m. A percentage of all proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit organization behind the Bryan County Bark Park. The event will include socialization of dogs and their owners with beer at $1 a cup. Dogs can drink Bowser beer or fresh water. Entry is free and well-behaved dogs are encouraged to attend. Cocktails will be offered as well as non-alcoholic drinks. Bark Park merchandise such as koozies, sweatshirts, T-shirt, bandanas, soap and ...

April 09, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Community rallies for student fighting cancer

They thought it was just an ear infection that turned into a cyst. But when Billy and Crystal Hunawill took their 16-year-old son A.J. Rovito Jr. to the hospital, it turned into much more.

April 02, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Relay Survivor Dinner

More than 70 people attended the Relay For Life Survivor Dinner last week at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center, which honors and celebrates local cancer survivors while recognizing their caregivers. Food was donated by The Smokin' Pig, and decorated cookies were donated by Julie Chapman. Hanna Keith, featured in an ACS video "Hanna's Hope" that chronicled her fight with childhood cancer, was the guest speaker.The News' Shana Statham brought along her camera to document the folks who attended.

April 02, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

April 3-6: Fort Stewart Carnival - Enjoy amusement rides for children and adults, skill games, food concessions and more at Walker Field on Fort Stewart. The event is open to the public. Prices are one ticket for $1, 12 tickets for $10, 24 tickets for $20, 50 tickets for $25 or arm bands for $25 per person/per night, which allows for unlimited rides. Thursday and Friday the carnival opens at 6 p.m. Saturday the carnival opens at noon, and Sunday it opens at 1 p.m. Pets, coolers, outside food, glass bottles and weapons are prohibited. For more information ...

April 02, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


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