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Congratulations on job well done

I was recently shopping for a greeting card. I am a firm believer in sending and receiving old-fashioned greeting cards by snail mail for almost every occasion, so I wanted a card for my British nephew who was about to take some important school exams.

October 17, 2013 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Life on the Hill

Boy Scouts ready to serve

There will be lot more cooking at the 15th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival this weekend than fried shrimp and gumbo. Thanks to the Boy Scout Troop 400 of Richmond Hill, visitors to J.F. Gregory Park this Friday through Sunday will also have the chance to get a taste of something sweet with their seafood.

October 16, 2013 | By Magdalena Bresson Correspondent | Life on the Hill

Q&A: Outlaw Typsy, Savanna's cover band

The Savannah-based cover band Outlaw Gypsy performs throughout the Coastal Empire and is set to hit the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 16, 2013 | | Life on the Hill

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Oct. 18-20: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - Show up hungry because more than 30 vendors will be cooking up their favorite seafood dishes at J.F. Gregory Park. Guests will also enjoy live music from headliners Collective Soul, Drivin' N Cryin' and Chris Wallace as they take the stage Saturday night. Other local bands will perform throughout the weekend. Support local nonprofits, take a look at locally made arts and crafts and sample fresh seafood from a variety of local restaurants. The festival runs from 5-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 ...

October 16, 2013 | Staff report | Life on the Hill

District Garden Club meeting on Jekyll

Oleander District of The Garden Club of Georgia Inc.'s 55th annual meeting, "By the Sea," will be held Oct. 22 at the Morgan Center on Jekyll Island.

October 15, 2013 | Special to the News | Life on the Hill

Youngster making hunting, fishing a 'girl-thing'

If McCulloch Hoxie struggles with anything, it's sitting still.

October 09, 2013 | By Magdalena Bresson Correspondent | Life on the Hill

See and be seen: Richmond Hill Pumpkin Patch

Magdalena Breeson took her camera to the Pumpkin Patch last weekend.

October 09, 2013 | | Life on the Hill

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Oct. 10-13: Tybee Island Pirate Festival - Get ready for some swashbuckling fun with live music, children's activities and a Pirate Victory Parade. Historically, Tybee Island has hosted the Pirate Festival every Columbus Day weekend, thrilling guests with costume contests and a complete transformation of the city into a bustling pirate village. The free parade is from 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 12. For a schedule of events and tickets information, visit

October 09, 2013 | Staff report | Life on the Hill

Restaurant manager hits the track

F or John McCosker, the hobby that once kept him out of trouble as a youngster is now a vital teaching tool for his two young sons.

October 02, 2013 | | Life on the Hill

See and be seen: Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo

Magda Bresson took her camera to the Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo last weekend at Fort McAllister Marina.

October 02, 2013 | | Life on the Hill

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Oct. 4-6: Oktoberfest on River Street - Downtown Savannah is hosting its 30th annual weekend-long festival on the river celebrating fall, food, beer and fun. Special attractions include wiener dog races, bratwurst tasting, sausage eating contests and a River Street keg roll. There will also be live music and a Beer Garden. The event kicks off in Rousakis Plaza at noon Friday and doesn't end until 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 912-234-0295.

October 02, 2013 | Staff report | Life on the Hill

Garden club sets 14th Pumpkin Patch

Thanks to summer rains that soaked coastal Georgia over the summer, pumpkins are likely to be a little harder to come by. But organizers of the annual Pumpkin Patch in J.F. Gregory Park are hoping the event will go unscathed as they plan for another popular year for the round orange gourds.

September 25, 2013 | By Magdalena Bresson | Life on the Hill

See and be seen: Friday on the Train

Magdalena Bresson took her camera out to Friday on the Train last week the accompanying photos showsome of the folks who turned out.

September 25, 2013 | | Life on the Hill

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Sept. 28: Free Day - Join Georgians in a celebration of state parks and historic sites with free admission all day and parks such as Fort McAllister, Skidaway Island, Wormsloe and others. The statewide event showcases how parks enrich communities and the importance of local volunteerism. Choose from activities ranging from trail maintenance and river cleanups, to guided hikes and golf tournaments. For more information, call 1-800-864-7275 or visit

September 25, 2013 | Staff report | Life on the Hill

Local couple turning olives into labor of love

Vicki Myers said she has always shared a love for biblical history, especially biblical plants, with her husband, Bryan County Commissioner Steve Myers. They made a home in Richmond Hill nearly 12 years ago, but they also discovered a wealth of untended land deep in the heart of Bryan County, perfect for harvesting the ancient crops the couple had always dreamed of.

September 18, 2013 | By Magdalena Bresson Correspondent | Life on the Hill

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Club's aim for run is to eliminate polio

They are trying to change the world.

September 24, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill

See and Be Seen: Business After Hours

Chamber of Commerce members and their guests attended at Business After Hours hosted by Ameris Bank, located on Ford Avenue. Guests enjoyed time networking and eating refreshments together. Tiffany Stroud documented some of the event with her camera.

September 24, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill

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Sept. 25: Wartime Veterans Workshop – Wartime veterans or surviving spouses of wartime veterans are invited to this workshop to learn about certain earned VA benefits. The workshop, located at Suites at Station Exchange, will begin at 2 p.m. Guests can learn about Long Term Care Benefits to pay for Home Care, Assisted Living or Nursing Home Care. To register, call 445-2425.

September 24, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill

RH resident is in the race

Born and raised in Richmond Hill, Joe Pecenka has been

September 17, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill

See and Be Seen: Off Broadway Dance Studio

Off Broadway Dance Studio had a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Friday. The new dance studio features two sprung dance floors. The studio's instructors want to give the dancers the best education, as well as help them develop character traits such as self-worth, self-confidence and team work skills. The photos were provided.

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

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Sept. 17: Sept. 17: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting – Radiant Skin Medical Spa, which specializes in laser hair removal, Sublative skin resurfacing, microdermabrasion, Botox and more, is having its grand opening and ribbon cutting from 5-8 p.m. The ribbon cutting begins at 5:30 p.m., located in the Speir Brogdom building in the Crossroads Center off Highway 17. Appetizers will be served and prizes will be given away throughout the evening.

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

Community troupe presents dinner theater

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt – or in this case, murdered. The Richmond Hill Community Theatre (RHCT), along with Molly MacPherson's Scottish Pub and Grill, are presenting an interactive dinner theater called "Mur-der, Medium-Rare" by Eileen Moushey. The production will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and again on Sept. 27

September 11, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill

See and Be Seen: RH Farmers Market

The rain didn't stop community members from stopping by the Richmond Hill Farmers Market last Tuesday to pick up fresh produce, homemade bread and other crafts. The Farmers Market is every Tuesday from 3-7 p.m., at J. F. Gregory Park. Tiffany Stroud captured some of the activity on her camera.

September 11, 2014 | | Life on the Hill

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Sept. 12: Dance Studio Ribbon Cutting and Open House – Starting at 11 a.m., Off Broadway Dance Studio, located at 480 Edsel Drive Suite 200, will be having a ribbon cutting. Afterward, an open house with light refreshments will take place. The new dance studio will offer two sprung dance floors. For more information, call owner Susan Hayes at 312-2022.

September 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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