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Yappy Hour benefits dog park

A Yappy Hour fundraiser and celebration of National Dog Day will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Fish Tales, 3203 Fort McAllister Road at the Fort McAllister Marina on the Ogeechee River.

August 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting Aug. 29 at Love's

Ogeechee Riverkeeper, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has scheduled its annual meeting for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Love's Seafood Restaurant, 6817 Chief O.F. Love Road in Savannah.

August 14, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Diabetes campaign kickoff set

The 23nd annual American Diabetes Association's "Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes" fall fundraising campaign will kick off from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Hampton Inn and Suites Midtown, 20 Johnston St. in Savannah.

August 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hunting on the Glorious Twelfth

When I moved to Coastal Georgia, one of the first things I noticed was this region's enthusiasm for hunting and fishing.

August 08, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Dental offices provide free oral cancer tests

Howard Family Dental recently announced that its 10 locations in coastal Georgia and South Carolina, including in Richmond Hill, now provide Velscope oral cancer screenings for free to all patients.

August 06, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Coming to grips with 'Being Mortal'

I just started a new book given to me by a friend - "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande. I don't usually write about something I have not finished reading, but the beginning of the book is intriguing, and I'm expecting subsequent chapters to be equally interesting.

August 01, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Blood drive at Pembroke Church Saturday

The American Red Cross will have a blood-donation opportunity from 1-6 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 169 Church St. in Pembroke.

July 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Having lunch in Britian's House of Commons

Last week, during a trip back to England to see family, I accepted a long-standing invitation for lunch at the House of Commons in London.

July 25, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Annual poker run draws boaters

A large, enthusiastic crowd of boaters gathered Saturday at the Fort McAllister Marina for the fifth annual Fish Tales Poker Run.

July 24, 2015 | By Dollie Gill Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off: What about that roundabout

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July 23, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


NAACP plans march from Selma to Washington

The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP is participating in the America's Journey for Justice March, which is planned to start Aug. 1 in Selma, Alabama.

July 18, 2015 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | Lifestyle


Alzheimer's has replaced cancer as major medical fear

When I was a kid growing up in the northeastern hills of Pennsylvania, there was a word we all feared. Cancer! There is a thread of cancer that runs through my family history.

July 17, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off: What do you think about roundabout?

The Bryan County News wants to know what's on your mind.

July 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Book sale at library Saturday

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will hold a book sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the library on Ford Avenue. All types of gently used books will be for sale at bargain prices. Although many are priced lower, most hardbacks are $1, and most paperbacks are 50 cents.

July 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local author to sign her first novel Saturday

Vicki-lynn Brunskill wrote her first novel quickly, banging it out in a month's time.

July 15, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Lifestyle


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'Remembering Our Fallen'

On the third floor of Hinesville City Hall, in a room just next to the stairs, is a room full of faces.

August 31, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle


More time is answer; how do we get it?

So the big question for the many of us who are moving into senior-citizen status: Why is there not a broader focus on health issues ...

August 30, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Scout's project helps Bark Park

Jackson Finley, a member of local Boy Scout Troop 400, has spent his summer making a difference in the Richmond Hill community.

August 29, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Golf tourney to help burned youth

The Richmond Hill Fire Department is looking for players and sponsors for its charity golf tournament on Oct. 8 at Sterling Links Golf Course.

August 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'Yappy hour' raises money for Bryan County's dog park

Local animal lovers celebrated National Dog Day by supporting the Bryan County Bark Park.

August 26, 2015 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Kayak for a Kure Saturday in Savannah

The eighth annual Kayak for a Kure will take place Saturday, starting at the Butterbean Beach Pavilion.

August 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club donates to SD Gunner Fund

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill on Aug. 13 welcomed special guest Erica Aklan, the soon-to-be recipient of Jake, a newly trained dog courtesy of ...

August 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Alligators, armadillos and snakes -- oh, my!

This is my sixth summer living in beautiful coastal Georgia, and I recently read about an alligator biting the arm off a swimmer in Florida ...

August 20, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Here is why actors fascinate me

At one time, I placed actors and actresses on a pedestal. And maybe I should have, but I have learned that they are no different ...

August 16, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Church distributes school supplies

Members of Coastal Community Christian Church in Richmond Hill package school supplies for a giveaway Saturday. The church sponsored a family movie night and collected ...

August 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Talking more about 'Being Mortal'

There are a couple of things I know for sure since beginning to write my commentary on the book "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande, which ...

August 14, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


WWII vet, author speaks on character

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill enjoyed World War II veteran and author Paul C. Grassey as the guest speaker during its weekly meeting Aug ...

August 14, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Late artist's work on display in Hinesville

The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an art exhibit for the month of August titled "This is What Love Looks Like," featuring the oil ...

August 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Baby Expo at Winn Saturday

Winn Army Community Hospital will host its third annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the hospital, 1061 Harmon ...

August 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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