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Next Lunch and Learn on pet safety

Richmond Hill Fire Chief Ralph Catlett and Camy Thumwood, pet safety consultant, will share the risks to pets home alone and the problems emergency personnel have during 911 calls at the next Richmond Hill/Bryan County Lunch and Learn.

July 09, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Exchange Club installs officers

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Steve and Kim Beveridge on Mueller Bend Road in Richmond Hill Plantation as June Yard of the Month. In addition to a certificate, the couple received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery. The club's description of the yard reads: "As you approach this beautiful home and yard, the word 'symmetry' immediately springs to mind. Bricks salvaged from the Washington Avenue sidewalk in downtown Savannah were used to create a magnificent walkway framed by dwarf bottlebrush hedges leading up to the front of the house. The front ...

June 26, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Brexit: Will they stay or will they go?

Today, U.K. citizens will make their most important national decision since the Second World War, much more important than even a general election. The British will decide by referendum whether the U.K. stays part of the European Union.

June 23, 2016 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Free fans for seniors in demand

SAVANNAH - Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to senior citizens, has reported high demand for free fans to help area seniors who do not have effective cooling in their homes.

June 16, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper sets social, float trip

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper has set two events.

June 16, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Food giveaway in Pembroke

United Way of the Coastal Empire's Bryan County office will give food to Bryan County residents who meet income guidelines from 10 a.m. to noon June 21 at Pembroke Christian Church, 116 W. Bacon St.

June 12, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Happy 90th birthday again, your majesty

In the land of my birth, everybody is very excited about celebrating Queen Elizabeth's official 90th birthday this weekend.

June 11, 2016 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Camp Buddy for children with Down Syndrome

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will host its eighth annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Effingham and Chatham counties.

June 10, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Savannah luncheon benefits charity that cares for seafarers

SAVANNAH - The Rotary Club of Savannah West is joining forces with The Maritime Bethel at Savannah to host an appreciation and awareness People of the Sea luncheon at Harborside Center East at the Hyatt Regency, 2 W. Bay Str. in Savannah from 12:30-1:30 p.m. June 16.

June 09, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary fundraiser nets $20,000 for its programs

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill raised more than $20,000 at its annual fundraiser last month.

June 09, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Planning makes yard parties fun for everyone

Just about everyone looks forward to gathering with family and friends for the backyard barbecue. Although the weather this past weekend might have put a damper on your Memorial Day festivities, there will be many more opportunities for cookouts this summer.

June 04, 2016 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Exchange Club names school calendar cover winners

At its May 25 meeting, the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill presented prizes to the winners of the Bryan County School Calendar Artwork Competition.

June 03, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden Club names Yard of Month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club's May Yard of the Month was awarded to master gardner Debbie Kennedy of 699 Steele Wood in the Strathy Hall subdivision. Committee members described her yard as an "enchanted garden of peacock lilies, bromeliads, sedum, vinca and angel trumpets. Majestic trees with climbing wisteria and a Japanese magnolia were there to greet you into the back garden, with lovely statues and a koi pond including a waterfall."

June 02, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Historical Society donates to arts group

Following the Clara Ford 150th birthday celebration, the Richmond Hill Historical Society recently presented a $4,615 check to Arts on the Coast.

June 02, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke ready for patriotic run, Memorial Day

Pembroke will showcase the city's pride in the military and Fort Stewart over Memorial Day weekend.

May 26, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Bark-Out at O-Kat Corral for animals

Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire will have its 18th annual Auction Bark-Out at the O-Kat Corral to benefit animal welfare groups on Aug ...

July 24, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


United Kingdom gets a new prime minister

It has been an amazing time in British politics, which is why I am writing a third consecutive column on what has been going on ...

July 21, 2016 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Tips for coping when 'The Heat Is On'

"The Heat Is On" is a popular song recorded by Glenn Frey in 1984. Glenn passed away this past January. He was only 67.

July 17, 2016 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Meals on Wheels expanding, seeks volunteers

SAVANNAH - Senior Citizens Inc. recently expanded its Meals on Wheels program to Bryan County.

July 15, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Quilt exhibit opens in Savannah

The next exhibit coming to Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is a collection of quilts.

July 14, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Group funding counseling for children facing grief

SAVANNAH - Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in coastal Georgia and South Carolina donated $30,000 last month ...

July 10, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper seeking volunteers

SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper has introduced a needs-based volunteer program and is soliciting people interested in helping to preserve waterways.

July 10, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Speed is not an option

I've never been fast at anything. Even when I was a competitive runner, I was always in the middle of the pack.

July 09, 2016 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Rotary installs officers, gives awards

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club installed its officers and board for 2016-17 and handed out several awards at its annual meeting June 23.

July 08, 2016 | By Ted O'Neil | Lifestyle


Wanted: Artwork from SE Georgia

The Office of the Governor in partnership with the Georgia Council for the Arts announces a call for entries for "The Art of Georgia II ...

July 07, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Why the British voted to leave the EU

Over the last two weeks (fortnight as the British say) I have been asked by a lot of people in coastal Georgia what I think ...

July 07, 2016 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Free e-books offered to people with problems reading

ATLANTA - Beginning this month, the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services is making more than 425,000 accessible e-books available for free to patrons who ...

July 07, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Free cooking classes for low-income families

Cooking Matters is a six-day cooking course offered to underserved families.

July 07, 2016 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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