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Oatland Island Harvest Festival set for Nov. 18

Join "Shirley" the mule and friends at Oatland Island Wildlife Center in Savannah for the annual Harvest Festival and Cane Grinding fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18.

November 06, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Keep loved ones active through dementia

One of the challenging aspects of living with a loved one who has dementia is coming up with activities that are engaging, fun and easy. Keeping active through dementia is important for many reasons. Being happily engaged in a satisfying activity reduces agitation, anxiety, depression and anger.

November 05, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Pembroke Spooktacular draws a crowd

Pembroke's annual Spooktacular Saturday was a "great success," organizers said.

November 02, 2017 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Drivers should use caution to avoid deer

Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

November 01, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Eagle Scout project leads to park improvement

Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park saw the addition earlier this month of a new bridge adjacent to the children's playground thanks to the efforts of local Boy Scout Coleman Tate.

October 31, 2017 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Oyster roast for Riverkeeper

Ogeechee Riverkeeper will have its fourth annual Oysters for the Ogeechee fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Isle of Hope Marina at 50 West Bluff Drive in Savannah.

October 30, 2017 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pup Pull fundraiser set for Nov. 10

The Bryan County Bark Park is slated to host a "Pup Pull" fundraising event Nov. 10, and the nonprofit organization is looking for teams and sponsors for the shooting competition that will be held at 17 South Rod and Gun Club in Fleming, owned by Bark Park board member and Richmond Hill-based veterinarian Kyle Christianson.

October 30, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


When membership clubs jump the pond

Following my recent column about traditional British 'members only' clubs, I was inspired to find out more and discover how this tradition crossed the Atlantic and developed into the American country club. As is so often the case, the U.S. develops its institutions from a blend of cultural influences, which when put together become uniquely American.

October 29, 2017 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Family Promise to unveil collaboration at Nov. 3 gala

Family Promise of Bryan County will host its "Soul to Soul" event at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at Belhaven, located at 1051 Belfast River Road in Richmond Hill, where a new collaboration will be unveiled that will benefit the families helped by the nonprofit organization.

October 26, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


SD Gunner Fund gets nods for service to community

The SD Gunner fund recently received recognition for its excellence in serving the community.

October 25, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Tours to explore history of cotton in Bryan

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Pembroke Downtown Development Authority will offer an educational field trip on Nov. 3 to explore the history of cotton cultivation and culture in Bryan County.

October 24, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Post 164 honors public servants, first responders

American Legion Post 164 honored North Bryan public servants and first responders on Oct. 10 at the Post home in Pembroke. Also in attendance were Pembroke Mayor Judy Cook, Pembroke Police Chief Randy Alexander, Pembroke Fire Chief Peter Waters and County Clerk Becky Crowe.

October 24, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Tips for exercising you mental strength

Do people really get wiser as they age? Wisdom is hard to define but is considered by most to be a combination of knowledge, experience and good judgment.

October 21, 2017 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


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. A "boys" activity for husband and his "birthday boy" son, a pool party of little girls for my eldest granddaughter, and an elegant night as a foursome at The Chatham Club in Savannah to celebrate my good friend and daughter-in-law's big day – complete with champagne cocktails, of course.

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. A "boys" activity for husband and his "birthday boy" son, a pool party of little girls for my eldest granddaughter, and an elegant night as a foursome at The Chatham Club in Savannah to celebrate my good friend and daughter-in-law's big day – complete with champagne cocktails, of course.

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


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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


Exchange Club supports causes

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club recently donated to two charities.

December 29, 2017 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Dolphin program set for Jan 20

The Dolphin Project is hosting a dolphin program and research training workshop from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the ...

December 26, 2017 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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