Aromas of spices, peppers, onions and more could be smelled on the sidewalks of downtown Pembroke Saturday when dozens of people gathered at the Senior Citizens Center for the city's fourth annual Chili-Cook Off.
Hanna Suddath and Friends, a group of area musicians and vocalists, treated the residents of Magnolia Manor and their guests to the 3rd annual "Love is in the Air" concert Feb. 10 in honor of Valentine's Day. Manor residents enjoyed performances of "The Nearness of You," "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," "The King of Love" and more. The entire group also performed "Amazing Grace" at the end of the concert. All the songs performed had something to do with love, and every performer wore something with the color red.
The Women's Business Alliance of Richmond Hill encourages residents to shop locally and spend their dollars with area merchants. To accomplish this, the group is hosting its second annual Hometown Expo, Get to know Richmond Hill, Friday and Saturday Feb. 24 and 25 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
NASHVILLE - Southern Baptists first considered changing their name in 1903. Leaders have seriously proposed it at least 13 times since then.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill got "all shook up" Saturday at its Viva Las Vegas-themed fundraiser at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Under the pseudonym Spencer Quinn, bestselling author Peter Abrahams pens the Chet and Bernie mystery series - a unique breed of crime fiction that explores the bond between a man and his best friend.
Food stylist and culinary producer Libbie Summers has turned her love of all things pork into a quirky cookbook with creative recipes and engaging dialogue.
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.
Vernon Rushing has been fighting fires in Bryan County for more than 40 years.
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.
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.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce has appointed longtime local businessman John Reynolds as the new president of its board of directors.
Two local businesses - the Richmond Hill branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union and the Richmond Hill City Center - along with several local individuals recently made donations to help give sets of books and matching plush toys to children in Gold Star Families who are a part of the Snowball Express.
Marion Neeley, assistant manager of Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill, faces the questions this week:
Jan. 23-24: Doo Wop and Rock Festival - Doo Wop and Rock is a two-day celebration of the good, old-time rock 'n' roll. The show features eight legendary rock 'n' roll artists from the 1950s and '60s, with four artists each night. The event will take place at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah. For more information and ticket pricing, go to www.festival15.com or call 525-5040.
Auditions soon will be under way. The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is looking for actors ages 7 and older to audition for the upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz."
Emily Speer is an actress with the Richmond Hill Community Theatre. Here are a few of her thoughts:
Jan. 16: Spring Fashion Show - Magnolia Manor will present a Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by Bon Worth, to the community. Come see what's new for spring or volunteer to be a model for the show. The fashion show begins at 3 p.m. For more information or to participate, contact Julie Licavoli at 756-4300, ext. 101.
Local community members took down their holiday decorations and dropped off their live Christmas trees at J.F. Gregory Park to be recycled. The trees were put into a wood chipper to create mulch. Tiffany Stroud caught some of the action on her camera.
Upcoming events selected by Life on the Hill staff:
Richmond Hill resident Audrey Singleton, owner of the Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, recently was recognized by the Georgia Child Care Association. For her 20 years of service to childhood education, fellow child-care facility owners who felt Singleton had made a commitment to the industry throughout the year nominated her for the honor.
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