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Cars and Coffee set for Saturday

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host Cars and Coffee from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at 11460 Ford Ave.

April 02, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bark Park Easter egg hunt Saturday

Families, including their dogs, can enjoy a fun Easter-egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Bryan County Bark Park in Henderson Park while helping dogs in need.

April 02, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Keep alive the legacy of the twin oaks at Highway 17, Ford Avenue

It depresses me to think about the two live oaks at the intersection of Highway 17 and Ford Avenue. It is reported that they have been deemed sick and must be removed, although not tomorrow or the next day, but eventually. What a loss this would be for Richmond Hill.

March 20, 2015 | By Francis Bond | Lifestyle


A Southern warship captain became basis of Rhett Butler

As everyone who knows me understands, people in this part of the world often are very complimentary about my English accent. I often hear,"I love your accent," which is very flattering, although my English friends and family accuse me of developing a transatlantic twang after six years here.

March 20, 2015 | By Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


QuiltFest set for next week in Savannah

QuiltFest Destination Savannah II will be held Thursday-Sunday, March 26-29, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Spring Travel Show stops on Stewart

Active-duty and retired soldiers, Department of Defense civilians and family members came to Fort Stewart's Corkan Family Fun Center to learn about regional recreational opportunities.

March 19, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray For the Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Food drive set at women’s fitness center

Curves International is in the middle of its 2015 food drive.

March 13, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scouts honor presented by council

Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America Chairman Jon Seagraves, right, presents the 2015 Good Scouts Award to Dell Keith at the Good Scouts Breakfast on March 5 at the Richmond Hill City Center. With Keith is his wife, Janet. Area residents gathered for updates, breakfast and to celebrate Keith's recognition. Numerous past recipients were on hand to recognize Keith. More than $10,000 was raised for Scout troops in Bryan County.

March 13, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


The time is now for smart pond management

If you have a freshwater pond with fish, it is time to get that phytoplankton bloom going.

March 12, 2015 | By Don Gardner | Lifestyle


Club holds annual oyster roast

The Richmond Hill Lions Club met Feb. 26 at the Wetland Center in Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park for its annual oyster roast.

March 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Homeless charity received Rotary grant

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented a grant check for $2,000 to Family Promise board member Shane Gray during a meeting Monday.

March 06, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


The Chinese New Year has an animal for everyone

The Chinese are having trouble separating their sheep from their goats, at least that's the way it looks to many Americans and Europeans trying to make sense of the Chinese calendar.

March 05, 2015 | By Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


Classic car to be showcased at museum

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host Cars and Coffee from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at 11460 Ford Ave. Cars and Coffee is a monthly event showcasing unique, rare and antique cars and a coffee bar by Espresso Hill. This month's special guest is a 1957 Mercedes-Benz Ponton from New Zealand, owned by Fred and Elisabeth Smits who are making a stop on their world tour with this historic vehicle. Visitors can see the car, historic photos and hear a presentation about its journey. The cost to attend is free. Coffee ...

March 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


City officials attend Mayors' Day

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and city-council members Russ Carpenter, Johnny Murphy and John Fesperman were among the nearly 1,000 city officials who attended the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference held Jan. 23-26 in Atlanta.

February 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Learn to go slow in life to get on a healthy path

"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama

February 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong | Lifestyle


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Baby boomers have much to offer

It's never too early to start talking about football, is it? This story has a unique spin to it so even the least of football fanatics will find something special in it.

April 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Club members tour GSU garden

Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club recently made a trip to Georgia Southern's Garden of the Coastal Plains.

April 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary donates to area schools

The Rotary club of Richmond Hill recently honored two Junior Rotarians of the Month and gave money to five county schools.

April 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary welcomes new member

Beth Nelson, human-resources manager at Caesarstone Technologies USA Inc., was recently inducted into the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has grown 14 percent since the beginning of the Rotary year on July 1.

April 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke to mark Cities Week Saturday

Pembroke is celebrating Georgia Cities Week through Saturday.

April 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Breakfast marks Cities Week

The city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Georgia Cities Week Breakfast at Richmond Hill City Center Monday.

April 23, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Lifestyle


800th anniversary of the Magna Carta

I love history, majored in history at Bristol University in England and am pleased to tell you that 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John of England.

April 16, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Gardening sessions inspire solace, vegetables

On the first and third Saturday of each month, organic farmer Kerry Shay jaunts down to Bay and East Broad streets where a diverse assembly of Savannahians awaits him.

April 16, 2015 | By Eva Fedderly Columnist | Lifestyle


Positive thinking helps create positive life

Do you believe that as we age, we will become what we think we will become?

April 12, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Eighth-grader gives quilts to baby care clinic

Jacqueline GaNun, an eighth-grader at Richmond Hill Middle School, recently donated seven homemade baby quilts to the Pregnancy Care Center of Richmond Hill.

April 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Eagles Scout has court of honor

Ellabell Eagle Scout Brett Kohler had his court of honor held March 7 at Ellabell Methodist Church.

April 11, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Family promise sets golf tournament

Family Promise of Bryan County will hold its inaugural golf tournament May 15 at Black Creek Golf Course.

April 11, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden club spotlights a yard

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Melissa and William Hampton at 690 Sterling Road, in The Cove subdivision, as its April yard of the month. In addition to a certificate, the couple received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery.

April 10, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Spring art show set for April 18

Arts on the Coast Spring Art Show, with the theme "A River Runs Through It," will be held from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Richmond Hill History Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.

April 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Week of Young Child starts Monday

The Children's Village at the Crossroads asks Richmond Hill to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child, Monday through April 17.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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