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February 05, 2014 | By Tiffany Stround Correspondent | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 5: 13th annual New Beginning Youth Art Exhibit - As part of the Black Heritage Festival, the city of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs hosts this annual Links-sponsored exhibit. Local middle and high school students have entered works based on the 2014 theme, "Dare to Dream; Create a Legacy." The opening reception will start at 6:30 p.m., where prizes will be announced. The exhibit will be open until Feb. 28, at West Henry Street in Savannah. For more information, call 651-6783.

February 05, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Volunteer chief leaving after 40 years

Firefighting isn't simply a job for Fire Chief Mike Smith, it's in his blood. But after 40 years of knocking down fires, Smith decided to part ways and announced last month his retirement from the South Bryan County Volunteer Fire Department.

January 22, 2014 | By Magdalena Bresson Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Resolution Runz

Julia Harrison took her camera out to the recent Resolution Runz at Waterways Township.

January 22, 2014 | Photos by Julia Harrison | Life on the Hill


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Jan. 24: Tarzan the Musical - Savannah Children's Theatre is swinging into the New Year with bungees, aerial silks and hanging vines for their main stage production of Disney's musical, which will run three weekends through Feb. 9. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are available online and in the box office. For more information, visit www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org.

January 22, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


A review of Coastal Georgia's history

You can't tell where you're going unless you know where you've been," said Sarah Volker, former president of the Richmond Hill Historical Society - that's where Coastal Georgia historian Buddy Sullivan comes in.

January 15, 2014 | By Magdalena Bresson Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: High School Sailing Regatta

Magdalena Bresson was out with her camera at the 2014 High School Sailing Regatta at Lake Mayer in Savannah.

January 15, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


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Jan. 16: First Christian Academy open house - First Christian Academy will open its doors from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday for parents of infants through fourth-graders interested in touring the campus, previewing the curriculum and meeting the teachers and administrators. Along the way, parents will also get a sneak peak of the gym, the classrooms, the technology center and future programs being introduced this school year. First Christian Academy has been educating children for more than 10 years. For more information, call 912-756-3407 ext. 124 or visit www.fcaeagles.org.

January 15, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Joseph McAllister's Hardwick Mounted Rifles

Modern-day Fort McAllister is home to educational events and celebrations, but 150 years ago, it was home to Joseph McAllister, captain of the Hardwick Mounted Rifles - a cavalry unit made up exclusively of men from Bryan County, predominantly from around Hardwick, Keller and what was then known as Ways Station.

January 09, 2014 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Life on the Hill


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Jan. 9: Yappy Hour - Bark Park organizers will hold their monthly fundraiser for the county's dog park slated for Henderson Park from 6-8 p.m. at Fish Tales Restaurant. The group will release the annual plan for fundraising and the building plans for the park. Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Visit www.bryancountybarkpark.com/ for more information.

January 08, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


YMCA resolves to keep you fit in 2014

For some, January is all about getting back on track after a gluttonous holiday season and resolutions could be focused on getting in better shape, eating well or jumping into new hobbies. The Richmond Hill YMCA offers a few health-minded programs to help people meet their goals.

January 02, 2014 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Santa visits SNAP

Members of the Bryan County Fire Department were busy Christmas with Santa Runs, Breakfast With Santa, Toys for Tots and more. Santa and BCFD members also went out to the South Bryan Recreation Department on Dec. 18 to meet with kids involved in the SBRC Special Needs Activities Program, also known as SNAP. From all reports, a great time was had by kids, firefighters and Santa himself. The accompany photos were shot by Bryan Browning.

January 01, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


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Jan. 1: 13th annual Tybee Polar Plunge - After a night of merrymaking and ringing in the new year, gather two or more friends and enter the "Gang of Goofs" costume contest for the chance to win some great prizes, including a coveted engraving on the "Le Goof" trophy for the first-place team. Proceeds benefit the restoration and renovation of the Tybee Post Theater. The parade begins at 11 a.m., and the plunge is at noon. Admission is $25. For more information, go to tybeepolarplunge.com.

January 01, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Away in a manger...

Few things grant holiday cheer like carolers singing, hot chocolate and merrymaking in the cool air.

December 24, 2013 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Interview with Bubba Claus

Q: Your red-cheeked sibling from up north seems to get all of the credit these days, but we thought we'd give ol' Bubba Claus a little well-deserved publicity this season, too.

December 24, 2013 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


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Bark Park opening next week

It's opening. After years of fundraising and months of construction, the Bryan County Bark Park is officially opening with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the new facility in DeVaul Henderson Park.

October 30, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Interview with Wendy Bolton

Wendy Bolton, president of the Bryan County Bark Park project, answers questions about the park, which is set to open next week:

October 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie-watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring a lawn chair. Visit The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.

October 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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


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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


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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


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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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