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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


RH Garden Club honors yard

Linda and Vince Pinault's residence on Pelican Court in Piercefield Forest was recently named the Richmond Hill Garden Club's Yard of the Month award for December. In addition to their plaque, the Pinaults also received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the News | Life on the Hill


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Ogeechee River: Crown Jewel of Coastal Georgia

Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.

February 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: High Tea on the Hill

The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.

February 26, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 26-March 5: Have fun and get fit - from 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday at the South Bryan Recreation Department Gym on Timber Trail.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Yarn bomb gives library tree pizzazz

A large pine tree in front of the Richmond Hill Public Library currently is wrapped in colorful swathes of knitted fabric - the subject of a recent "yarn-bombing" by the Common Threads knitting group. Leaders of the group said the bombing was meant to bring recognition to Common Threads and to let everyone involved have a little creative fun.

February 19, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Rotary fundraiser

Saturday's Richmond Hill Rotary Club fundraising party featuring the Abba Girlz has been called a success and inspired area residents to pay tribute to the 1970s-80s with how they dressed. Rachael Hartman was on hand with her camera.

February 19, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 24, 26, 26: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - From 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

February 19, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 12, 17 and 19: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

February 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: RHHS Talen Show

Rachael Hartman took her camera to the Richmond Hill High School Talent Show to capture some of the faces in the audience:

February 12, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Flying into the future

Aerial intelligence is here to stay, according to Kevan Stone, a Richmond Hill resident who works with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a military contractor.

February 12, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


My Grandfather's Place barber shop built over generations

Get Lou Gambill, owner of My Grandfather's Place Family Barber Salon in Richmond Hill, to start talking and he's happy to have an audience to listen as he delves into his grandfather's world - a world full of Italian culture and barbering at Baltimore Harbor in the early to mid-1900s.

February 05, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: 'Wizard of Oz' auditions

Auditions for the Richmond Hill Community Theatre production of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be performed May 1 and 2, were last weekend. Here are three people who sought parts:

February 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 5: Mobile food pantry - The United Way will have its mobile-food pantry for emergency food relief from 10 a.m.-noon at J.F. Gregory Park.

February 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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