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Veterans activist named parade grand marshal

The 17thannual Richmond Hill Hometown Christmas Parade will kick off the holiday season Saturday. Leading the long line of floats will be this year's grand marshal: Donald Singleton.

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


61 years and counting

Since before Richmond Hill was officially a city, the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church has hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction. Now in its 61st year, the church fundraiser continues to kick off the holiday season with home-style barbecue and handcrafted gifts.

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


Taste of Richmond Hill

More than 200 people turned out for the Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.

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


Battle royale

Richmond Hill High School Students took a page out of Suzanne Collins' bestselling young adult novel "The Hunger Games" Thursday evening with a fundraiser for the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.

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


Haunted Fort McAllister

Just in time for Halloween, Fort McAllister hosted its first-ever public ghost tours last week.

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


Picking up pieces of the past

Tucked away in the suburban neighborhood of Strathy Hall lies a hidden piece of Richmond Hill's history. The Strathy Hall Cemetery, which predates the Civil War, is the final resting place of nearly 100 slaves who worked and lived on the Strathy Hall Plantation.

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


One good turn

In January of next year, Scott and Kathy Gilreath will adopt Clare, a 2-year-old girl with special needs, from China.

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


Learning Spanish one story at a time

Every Friday morning at the Richmond Hill Public Library, more than a dozen kids gather around Cheyenne Kozaily to listen to her read classic childhood favorites, like Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" or Laura Numeroff's "If You Give a Pig a Pancake."

September 27, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


A girl and her horse

Emily Fromme loves horses.

September 19, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


The right fit

Forget Jenny Craig and Jared "The Subway Guy" Fogle; Richmond Hill has its own weight-loss icon - Jennifer Kantanen.

September 05, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Upcoming show explores local art, history

Arts on the Coast will celebrate the art and history of Bryan County with its third annual Richmond Hill Historical Society Art Show at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the Richmond Hill Museum.

August 30, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Area business helps seniors with the stress of moving

Making the transition from a personal home to an assisted-living facility is a difficult decision that many senior citizens and their families are forced to make.

August 22, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Local bodybuilder exhibits personal, physical strength

John Fournier's life changed dramatically in 2007 when he crashed his Suzuki GXR-750 motorcycle on a Savannah back road.

August 15, 2012 | By Caitlyn Boza | Life on the Hill


Boy Scout collects school supplies for Freeman Project

Two years ago, local Boy Scout Daniel Winters helped his troop collect school supplies for the first ever collection drive for The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.

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


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


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Runner designs race poster

Fifty – that's the number of races Jacy Vergara has run in her lifetime, and she's still going strong.

October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

Thousands of people from the surrounding area came out to the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival last weekend. The community enjoyed seafood, fried desserts, musical performances and carnival rides during the three-day event. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along to catch a little bit of the action.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 24: Fall Harvest Celebration - New Beginnings Community Church invites the community to an evening of fun with hayrides, hotdog roasting, face painting and games - all free to the public. The event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, email nbccoffice@nbcchurch.com.

October 23, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


Proust questionnaire: Lesley Francis

Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?

October 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Raised voices raise money

National Opera Week is just around the corner. To celebrate, Richmond Hill's newest senior-living community, the Suites at Station Exchange and Station Exchange at Home, are hosting an evening of food, wine and the vocal arts.

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


The next 7 days

Oct. 17-19: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - The festival features coastal seafood vendors, arts and crafts booths and carnival rides. This year's entertainment includes the Blues Traveler, Swingin' Medallions, Jake Miller and more. For more information, call 756-3444 or go to www.goseafoodfestival.com or goseafood.net.

October 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Woman supports natural cancer therapy

Richmond Hill resident Naomi Havens overcame devastating circumstances and now uses her story and experience to help others dealing with health issues similar to her own.

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


See and Be Seen: Pumpkin Patch

The Richmond Hill Garden Club hosted its annual Pumpkin Patch at J.F. Gregory Park Saturday, garnering what may have been the best turnout yet. Attendees bought pumpkins, mums, crafts and homemade baked goods while children played fall-themed games and were offered lollipops from the Pumpkin Fairy. Tiffany Stroud took these photos.

October 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 9: Ruffled Feathers Boutique Ribbon Cutting - Ruffled Feathers Boutique, 2552 Highway 17, is having a grand opening and ribbon cutting from 1:30-2:30 p.m. There also will be a grand-opening sale and light refreshments. For more information, call 459-2252.

October 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


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