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Georgia inches up in senior-health ratings

Georgia ranks 39th among the states on seniors' health, one place better than last year, according to a new report on people 65 and older.

June 05, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Lifestyle


Red Cross urging donors

There are 100 days of summer, and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to choose their day to give blood and help ensure a sufficient blood supply.

June 05, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Lifestyle


Killing two pests with one blow can be done

If you have a lawn in southeast Georgia with mole crickets, you will soon be without a lawn if you do not control them.

June 05, 2015 | By Don Gardner | Lifestyle


DNR seeking input on hunting, fishing license fee increases

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants to know what people think about its proposed cost increases for hunting and fishing licenses.

June 04, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Toastmasters host drop-in open house

Toastmasters of Richmond Hill President Michael Thompson conducts an open-house meeting at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill on May 15. This free information session was a drop-in event for those looking to enhance their communication and leadership skills. A light meal was served.

May 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bark Park board adds member

Beverly Cosmann has been appointed as a new board member for the Bryan County Bark Park.

May 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Memories of Memorial Day here, in England

Memorial Day weekend is technically the beginning of summer, and here in beautiful Coastal Georgia, with temperatures already creeping into the 90s, it certainly feels like it.

May 29, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Help mom and dad plan ahead financially

I meet family members every week who ask me questions about their parents' ability to pay for long-term care. The conversation usually starts with a question regarding Medicare and health insurance. Neither entity helps with the financial portion of care when talking about assisted-living or personal-care homes in the state of Georgia. Care of this type is almost always private pay by the individual and/or family members.

May 23, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Firefighters to collect for Burn Foundation

The Richmond Hill Fire Department will participate in the "Give Burns the Boot" drive today through Saturday at Kroger and Food Lion in Richmond Hill, according to a news release.

May 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Women inspired to healthy life changes

Glennis Cadle was depressed, overweight and stressed.

May 17, 2015 | By Eva Fedderly Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Region lacking mental-health services

The stories are startling the first time one hears them.

May 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


The senior prom no one would forget

The College Shop - you've seen them, every town had one. It's where all the gangs met for sodas and pops in the afternoon after class. There was no other place in town as important as the College Shop.

May 16, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club names yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Chris Leggett at 872 Oxford Drive in the Oxford subdivision as its May Yard of the Month. Leggett received a gift certificate from Tim & Dave's Nursery along with a certificate from the club.

May 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Celebrating arrival of new princess

Over the past few weeks, strangers hear my accent and immediately want to talk about the new royal baby.

May 14, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Red Cross seeks blood donors

The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in.

May 14, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Visit great forts in Georgia for Fourth

Unbelievably, the Fourth of July once again is upon us.

June 26, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill named 'playful' city

Richmond Hill has been designated as a 2015 Playful City USA honoree by KaBOOM! for its initiatives in creating a community that allows children to get balanced and active play in a safe environment.

June 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Veterinarian writes book on animal rights

Dr. Peter Martin loves animals.

June 22, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden Club pics June yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has named the home of Bic Le as its June Yard of the Month.

June 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Council honors Eagle Scout

Troop 400's newest Eagle Scout was honored at the Richmond Hill City Council meeting Tuesday night.

June 18, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Lifestyle


Knowing signs, symptoms of heart attack save lives

How many times have we heard about them? Seen advertisements about them on TV? Read about someone who was experiencing them and, unfortunately, died?

June 18, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Ceremony for rejoicing, celebrating

There was nearly an audience sellout May 23 at the Savannah Civic Center, but still a few empty seats.

June 14, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Air show raises $1,000 for Family Promise

Last weekend's two-day radio-controlled air show in Liberty County raised more than $1,000 to support Bryan County-based Family Promise.

June 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty, mystery and legends of opals

Recently, my lovely husband took me to Australia for a couple of weeks. I loved the fact that many things in that great country reminded me of the good ol' USA, but others had a distinctly British feel about them.

June 11, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Business owner shines in dance contest

A Richmond Hill business owner raised more than $61,000 for the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association during the Dancing Stars of Coastal Georgia event Friday at Savannah's International Trade and Convention Center.

June 11, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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