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Richmond Hill Community Theatre's Poe rescheduled for Oct. 13-14

The Richmond Hill Community Theatre kicks off its 2017-18 season with "An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe" by Robert Mason, a collection of six plays associated with the iconic 19th century writer.

September 28, 2017 | | Lifestyle

Little Women auditions set for October

Richmond Hill Community Theatre will hold two auditions to fill eight female roles and five male roles for the upcoming production of Little Women.

September 28, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Bark Park Halloween fundraiser returns Oct. 26

The Bryan County Bark Park announces its fifth annual Howl-o-ween BYOD (bring your own dog) ghoulish outdoor event, set for Oct. 26 at Fish Tales Restaurant in Richmond Hill.

September 26, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Lennox Valley: Questions about missing man's whereabouts abound

As Iris Long sat in her seat in the back row of the Lutheran contemporary service, her mind was moving in several different directions at once. Raymond Cooper, seated 10 seats to her left on the opposite end of the row, was obviously uncomfortable. She could sense something wasn't going according to plan.

September 24, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle

Extra care needed when evacuating seniors

If you found yourself evacuating for Irma a couple weeks ago, and if you are of senior age or were responsible for evacuating an elderly loved one, you most likely experienced some of the unique risks of evacuating senior adults during emergency situations.

September 24, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle

Pumpkin Patch returns Oct. 7

The 18th annual Pumpkin Patch is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

September 23, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Paddle trip to highlight upper Ogeechee

Ogeechee Riverkeeper is gearing up for its September paddle trip, which gets underway at 9 a.m. Saturday near Wadley and will end in Midville.

September 19, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Introducing Oscar Cannon

One Saturday morning, I ran by the bank to pick up a checkbook that had arrived and found the place to be unusually busy. I did a double take when I saw my nephew, Jay, a financial advisor, in an office with clients. He's a family man who devotes weekends to his kids.

September 16, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Lifestyle

A strange series of strange events

Iris Long may have been the only person in the Valley who wasn't surprised by the strange series of events taking place among the various congregations on Bearden's Corner that fateful Sunday in late October. She had a hint something was up on Saturday as she caught a glimpse of Raymond Cooper and his minions making plans in the lobby of Talk Radio 880.

September 15, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle

Irma bring Big Ben traditions to mind

As I write this we are under a mandatory evacuation order thanks to Hurricane Irma, but it looks like she is veering westwards, so we watch, wait and pray. By the time this goes to print, old Irma will have passed, and we will all be dealing with the aftermath. I can honestly say that sometimes hurricane season does make me miss the gray but relatively boring English weather!

September 14, 2017 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle

Richmond Hill Community Theatre performances postponed due to Irma

Editor's note: Due to Hurricane Irma, all play researsals had to be postponed as well as the scheduled performance dates. The organizers will announce a new date once Irma has passed.

September 08, 2017 | | Lifestyle

The joy of a good mud hole

It's hard to find a good mud hole these days. Have you noticed that? Too much concrete and asphalt.

September 07, 2017 | Ronda Rich Columnist | Lifestyle

Remember the elderly in storm preparations

Severe weather is always a major concern for our elderly. If you have older loved ones somewhere in the southeastern portion of the U.S., you should have had at least one phone call with them by now. The conversation should have included a plan for what is about to happen. If you are an older person living alone and have fears concerning this storm, you must have a plan to keep yourself safe.

September 07, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle

Friends book sale to support RH library

It's that time again – the Richmond Hill Friends of the Library will hold its bi-monthly book sale on 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the library.

September 06, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Even Sunday service are not sacred

More often than not, Sunday was the most anticipated day of the week in The Valley. It's not because anything earth-shattering took place in the four sanctuaries each week, but most folks like having people and places in their lives that don't change significantly over time, and the Sunday service was just such a place.

September 02, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle

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Traditions of British club memberships

The month of September is known as "birthday month" in my family as we have three significant birthdays, which have each developed their own traditions ...

October 15, 2017 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle

Memories of Home House

The month of September is known as "birthday month" in my family as we have three significant birthdays, which have each developed their own traditions ...

October 13, 2017 | Lesley Francis English Rose in Georgia | Lifestyle

Riverkeeper gears up for Oysters for the Ogeechee

Ogeechee Riverkeeper will hold its fourth annual Oysters for the Ogeechee fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Isle of Hope Marina at ...

October 11, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Fort offers tours, hikes, more through October

Fort McAllister, a 1,725-acre Georgia state park home to the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy, will host a number of events throughout the ...

October 10, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

Garden Club kicks off fall with Pumpkin Patch

The Richmond Hill Garden Club hosted its 18th annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion Oct. 7.

October 10, 2017 | Hollie Lewis News correspondent | Lifestyle

Know the difference between sadness, depression

I started thinking about all of the many tragedies we have experienced or witnessed lately. The massacre in Las Vegas, the multi-hurricane-ravaged areas of Puerto ...

October 07, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle

Empty Stocking Fund 2017 getting under way

It must be Bryan County Family Connection Director Wendy Sims' favorite time of year, because the Bryan County Children's "Empty Stocking" Fund is under ...

October 05, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Halloween photo sessions to support Way Station Food Pantry

Richmond Hill photographer Megan Myrick will offer Halloween-themed portrait sessions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at her studio, 128 Frances ...

October 03, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle

He always had a way about him

A while back, the chief tax assessors from counties throughout Georgia asked me to speak to their gathering at Jekyll Island. We frequent the Golden ...

October 01, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Lifestyle

Looking back 50 years on the 'Summer of Love'

As we get older, we live through and remember more of the historical events that shape the world we live in today. A few examples ...

October 01, 2017 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle

Namesake history comes home to Pembroke

"You made my day. You made my year," Pembroke Mayor Judy Cook exclaimed at a recent council meeting.

September 29, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Lifestyle


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