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Views of childhood diagnoses stir controversy

An interesting, and telling, tale: As part of a recent speaking engagement sponsored by a regional medical center in the west, I was scheduled to address a gathering of local pediatricians. Two weeks prior to the address, my contact called to inform me that the medical center's behavioral health unit had put up such a fuss over my planned talk to the pediatricians that the center had decided to cancel it.

December 01, 2017 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Lifestyle


Art, history make an evening of culture on Hill

If you were driving on Highway 144 Nov. 4 and saw a large number of tents, art work and people milling around, you witnessed the 2017 Arts on the Coast Fall Art Show. If you didn't stop you missed a good time, talented people and good cheer.

November 30, 2017 | By Sarah Volker Special to the News | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper leading paddle trip Sunday

Ogeechee Riverkeeper will lead a special supermoon paddle trip on Sunday. Participants will meet at the Savannah-Ogeechee Canal, 681 Fort Argyle Road in Savannah, at 3 p.m. and launch at 3:30 p.m.

November 29, 2017 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Art, history make for an evening of culture

If you were driving on Highway 144 Nov. 4 and saw a large number of tents, art work and people milling around, you witnessed the 2017 Arts on the Coast Fall Art Show. If you didn't stop you missed a good time, talented people and good cheer.

November 29, 2017 | Sarah Volker Special to the News | Lifestyle


Darien site to host Colonial Christmas event

Fort King George State Historic Site will celebrate a Colonial Christmas from 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at 302 McIntosh Road SE in Darien.

November 28, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Post lighting up camp area for holidays

Fort Stewart's Holiday Hayride and Light Festival will be 6-8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9. The public is invited.

November 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper to host supermoon paddle on Ogeechee

Ogeechee Riverkeeper will lead a special supermoon paddle trip on Dec. 3. Participants will meet at the Savannah-Ogeechee Canal, 681 Fort Argyle Road in Savannah, at 3 p.m. and launch at 3:30 p.m.

November 27, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Deacons and the Devil have everyone talking

Monday morning conversations at the Hoffbrau were divided between questions regarding events just 20 hours earlier at First Baptist Church and discussions concerning Marvin Walsh's meeting with the Devil at Lennox Valley Lutheran Church.

November 25, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle


County to host free movies in North, South Bryan

Coastal Georgia likely won't experience freezing outdoor temperatures around the holiday season, but area residents can still enjoy the chill vicariously through the characters of a popular, family-friendly film.

November 25, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


It's Thanksgiving, break out the boardgames

Even though I did not grow up with Thanksgiving, it is my second favorite American holiday.

November 22, 2017 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Don't let the turkey go up in smoke

It's hard to beat the speed of deep-frying a turkey – or the irresistible flavor and juiciness that result. But turkey fryers have the potential to cause fire and serious injury, which is why organizations like Underwriters Laboratories and the National Fire Protection Association advise against using them.

November 21, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Red Cross offers ways to make donating easier

The holidays are known for the giving spirit and a hectic pace. This holiday season, the American Red Cross is sharing three ways to give the gift of life in less time.

November 20, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Theatre group performs sold-out shows

The Richmond Hill Community Theatre performed "Twas the Night Before Christmas" to sold out crowds Nov. 10-11 at the Waterfront Church.

November 20, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Revolutionary War encampment set for Saturday

Fort Morris State Historic Site will hold a Revolutionary war encampment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2559 Fort Morris Road in Midway.

November 15, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Exchange Club members get awards

Exchange Club Georgia District President Sidney Blanton attended the Richmond Hill Exchange Club meeting Nov. 8 to present Conductors Club awards and pin to four local members: Bob Mock, immediate past president; Bob Whitmarsh, former president; Nikki Palmer, club member; and Janet Thayer, president-elect.

November 15, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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Spanking can be effective

Four sentences into her Wall Street Journal article on recent research into spanking ("Spanking for Misbehavior? It Causes More!" Dec. 17, 2017), the author, Susan ...

January 20, 2018 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Lifestyle


Firefighters Ball honors first responders

The Bryan County 2018 Firefighters Ball is set for Feb. 10 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

January 20, 2018 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Too much: Editorial has gone and done it this time

"She has gone too far this time!" Marvin Walsh shouted at Raymond Cooper as he threw a copy of The Lennox Valley Hometown News across ...

January 19, 2018 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle


Ball to honor public safety officers

The Bryan County 2018 Firefighters Ball is set for Feb. 10 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

January 19, 2018 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Goodwill offers New Year, Better Me Workshops

Goodwill Southeast Georgia will offer two "New Year, Better Me" workshops in January to help job hunters kick start their search and connect them with ...

January 18, 2018 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hubbard named One Hundred Miles 100

Richmond Hill resident Peach Hubbard was honored Jan. 13 as a One Hundred Miles 100 for her work with The Dolphin Project during a reception ...

January 17, 2018 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


U.S. Civil Rights Trail features 11 Georgia sites

Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced today the inclusion of 11 historic sites on the new U.S. Civil ...

January 16, 2018 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Hair-raising: When recent events are all the talk

There were a couple of businesses Valley residents frequented when they wanted to hear the latest gossip. One, of course, was the Hoffbrau. Breakfast was ...

January 14, 2018 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle


Being No. 1, ageism and other musings for 2018

It's 2018 and I figure it might be good to share some of my thoughts for the new year.

January 13, 2018 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Make children responsible for getting into college

Q: Our 17-year-old daughter wants to begin visiting colleges. She's a high-school junior this year and this is when the college visitations begin. We ...

January 07, 2018 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Lifestyle


When you need Garanimals for adults

It is a sure bet, I am certain, that I am not the only wife with a husband who cares little about clothes.

January 06, 2018 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Lifestyle


Traditions of holiday gift giving

Now that the holidays are behind us and the gifts unwrapped and hopefully enjoyed (or returned!), I thought it would be interesting to look at ...

January 06, 2018 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Getting to the bottom of things

While Raymond Cooper was giving full attention to the appearance of the Devil himself, albeit disguised as Perry Como, at the Lutheran contemporary worship service ...

January 04, 2018 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle


Do kids owe dad respect?

Is a father owed respect from his children? Actually, the question, from a father, was rhetorical: Isn't a father owed his children's respect ...

December 31, 2017 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Lifestyle


Being courteous and 'living to serve'

The other day I was getting directions off of my cell phone, and when I arrived at my destination I said to Siri, "Thank you ...

December 31, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


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