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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


Chili, fellowship part of tradition

Pembroke's Janice Palmer served up bowl after bowl of her chili Saturday to dozens of eager and smiling visitors at the community's annual chili cook-off.

February 26, 2015 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 26

These opinions are not the News'. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 756-4021 to leave a message.

February 26, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Author and historian to speak at Richmond Hill History Museum

Author and historian Buddy Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the Richmond Hill History Museum's monthly lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at 11460 Ford Ave.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Kroger, Heart Assoc. fight disease together

ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association teamed up this month to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area teens inducted into teen honor group

The members of Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction announced the chartering and induction of 12 teens to the Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Teens of America in November at the Liberty County/Armed Forces Branch YMCA.

February 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club hears about singing competition

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently honored its junior Rotarian of the month and heard about the upcoming American Traditions Competition in Savannh. Details are in the captions of the accompanying photos.

February 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Diving into the 'Harry Potter' generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Diving headlong into the ‘Harry Potter’ generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 19

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February 19, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Chili cook-off, Arbor Day in Pembroke

The public is invited to an Arbor Day celebration in Pembroke beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at DuBois Square, where the city will plant a 15-foot Nuttall oak.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Remember who is in control

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28 (KJV)

March 28, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Soldier turns wordsmith

Anthony Sardina spent 22 years in the Army as an infantryman and served during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003, but it was a lifelong love of English, poetry and drama that set the Richmond Hill resident on a mission to write a novel.

March 27, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Lifestyle


Cleanup Saturday at Fort McAllister

Fort McAllister invites people to join other volunteers around the country Saturday as they assist park rangers with cleanup and maintenance projects.

March 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bash raises $14,500 for dog park

Bryan's Bash drew more than 100 guests and raised about $14,500 to ensure that dogs continue to have a park to call their own.

March 26, 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


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