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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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Dec. 28: Beaches and Borders tour of Tybee Island - Enjoy a two-hour exploration of the salt marshes and beaches of Tybee Island from 9:30-11:30 a.m. A naturalist guide will explain the cultural and natural history of the coastline. Reservations are required. The cost is $25 per person and $15 per child under 12 accompanied by a parent. Fees include the use of binoculars and spotting scopes. For more information, call 786-5801.

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


Residents help support families in need this season

Whether it is through community partnerships, donations or compassionate volunteers, Richmond Hill continues to support the Bryan County branch of the United Way of the Coastal Empire.

December 18, 2013 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Richmond Hill Holiday Market

Paige Hewlett took her camera to the Holiday Market last weekend.

December 18, 2013 | | Life on the Hill


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Dec. 18: Holly Days Small Business Days - Local businesses in Richmond Hill will once again extend normal business hours for a seasonal small business promotion sponsored by the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce. For more information on the businesses that are participating, visit www.rhbcchamber.org or call 756-3444.

December 18, 2013 | | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Down Home Country Christmas Parade

Magdalena Bresson and other staff members took their cameras out to Saturday's parade in Richmond Hill.

December 11, 2013 | | Life on the Hill


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Dec. 14: Winter Muster at Fort McAllister - Celebrate the final battle of the Confederate troops from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort McAllister. The battle will take place at 5 p.m. A self-guided tour will be held right after the battle at which time the visitors will view the destruction of war first hand. Admission is charged. Call 727-2339 for information.

December 11, 2013 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


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Locals honor a life lost

Richmond Hill resident Matthew Freeman was accepted into the United States Naval Academy, and went on to become a Marine pilot. He was the third generation of Freemans to wear Navy wings.

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


Life on Hill interview with Melissa Bene

Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?

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


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Dec. 12: Oyster Roast - The Richmond Hill Historical Society will host its annual fundraising gala benefiting the Richmond Hill History Museum from 6-9 p.m. at the Oyster House at The Ford Plantation. This year's gala, an oyster roast, will feature a new documentary, The Hidden History of Richmond Hill. Actors portraying historical figures will be joining guests for a chat and photo opportunities. Special guest speakers and a musical duo will be at the event. Cost is $125 and tickets are limited. For more information, visit www.richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com or call 660-4113.

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


May the best chef win

When the temperatures start to get chilly, it means it's time to eat chili. This year will be the 13th year the City of Richmond Hill has invited the community to J.F. Gregory Park to eat all the chili it can. The Richmond Hill Chili Cook-Off will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5.

December 04, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Life on Hill interview with Hollie Barnidge

Q: Where are you from?

December 04, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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Dec. 5-6: 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 lawn chairs. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.

December 04, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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