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Riverbank cleanup on May 16

A litter pick-up along the bank of the Ogeechee River will be held Saturday, May 16, beginning in Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill.

May 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Gateway recognizes mental health awareness

Gateway Behavioral Health Services will celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness by hosting an event with music, food, activities, games, prizes, educational exhibits and information about mental health and how to connect with appropriate services.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Horse-racing traditions vary

On Saturday, the Kentucky Derby (which the English pronounce Darr-Bee) comes around again.

May 01, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden Club wants Green Thumb Kids

The Richmond Hill Garden Club will hold a Green Thumb Kids event during the Richmond Hill Farmers Market from

April 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Firetruck cortege for fallen firefighter

Fire Capt. Jeffrey Driggers, a firefighter who died suddenly on April 22 after suffering a heart attack, was laid to rest Tuesday afternoon.

April 30, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Film company sets premieres

Wonder Worthy Productions LLC, an entertainment-production company in Midway, will have red-carpet premieres of its latest productions filmed in Liberty County.

April 28, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Boy Scouts gather for camporee

Boy Scouts from all over the area recently linked up at Forest Pond Lodge in Long County to take part in the Altamaha District Camporee.

April 27, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


GSU memorial honors nursing students

One of two surviving Georgia Southern University nursing students involved in the fatal crash Wednesday that left five fellow nursing students dead was moved to another hospital Thursday, while the second surviving student is still being treated at a Savannah hospital.

April 27, 2015 | By Hollie Deal Saxon Correspondent | Lifestyle


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


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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


Summer lunches for youth, some adults

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning recently announced that free meals will be available for children age 18 and younger, along with some eligible adults, throughout the state through the Summer Food Service Program. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is administered in Georgia by DECAL.

May 10, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


He's not perfect, but he's mine

Most folks have been keeping up with all the events that have been happening recently in Baltimore. My guess is that just about everyone has an opinion regarding the initial police incident and the subsequent riots that followed.

May 08, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Area's air among cleanest in country

A new report shows some improvements in ozone levels in metro Atlanta and in Macon, though both areas still have significant air-quality problems.

May 06, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Lifestyle


Toasts to health have long history

When families meet and sit down for dinner, there is usually a spontaneous occurrence: drinking a toast.

May 02, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


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