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Physical therapist opens natural running store

After undergoing back surgery and suffering from arthritis of the knee, doctors told retired Army officer and physical therapist Sandra Elliott that she'd never be able to run again.

August 01, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Riverkeeper attracts new members

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper gained dozens of new members Saturday at its 2012 membership drive at Love's Seafood Restaurant in Richmond Hill.

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


Area residents launch dog-park campaign

It's been a dream for three area dog lovers that South Bryan County have its own dog park. Now they're trying to make that dream come true.

July 12, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Fourth of July car show draws crowd

Dozens of car enthusiasts braved the heat Saturday to check out the car show at Richmond Hill's Independence Day celebration in J.F. Gregory Park.

July 06, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Local McDonald’s employee wins scholarship

Mitchell Gramazio, a 17-year-old employee at the Richmond Hill McDonald's on Ford Avenue, received a $1,000 college scholarship from the fast food chain last Wednesday.

July 02, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Richmond Hill video to air on regional TV

A promotional video featuring Richmond Hill will reach homes across the southeast at noon June 16 when it airs during a documentary about the Ford Motor Company on WGSA.

June 13, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Library kicks off summer reading program

The Richmond Hill Public Library is encouraging readers of all ages to dream big this summer.

June 13, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Area veteran takes a stand against gender inequality in the military

Area veteran takes a stand against gender inequality in the military

June 01, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Another man's treasure

Three days a week, the women of St. Elizabeth's of Hungary Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill fundraise by selling used clothing, accessories and appliances at the church's thrift store.

May 23, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Park manager speaks about Civil War medical practices, tools

Armed with lancets, bone saws and lice combs, Fort McAllister Historic Park manager Danny Brown taught park visitors a thing or two about Civil War-era medical practices - and malpractices - Thursday evening.

May 09, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Fort McAllister celebrates return of Civil War flag

Fort McAllister Historic Park celebrated the homecoming of a Confederate battle flag Saturday, nearly 150 years after it was surrendered to Union Maj. William Z. Clayton at the Battle of Fort McAllister.

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


Head of the class

It's been a good year for Elizabeth Bennett.

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


Farmers market returns for second year

The Richmond Hill Farmers Market is back for its second season and already drawing large crowds.

April 11, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Fighting back

Relay for Life Bryan County is set for April 27, and there's still plenty of time to sign up.

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


Cancer survivor answers Proust Questionnaire

1. What, to you, is perfect happiness?

April 04, 2012 | | 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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