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Ogeechee River: Crown Jewel of Coastal Georgia

Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.

February 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: High Tea on the Hill

The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.

February 26, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 26-March 5: Have fun and get fit - from 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday at the South Bryan Recreation Department Gym on Timber Trail.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Yarn bomb gives library tree pizzazz

A large pine tree in front of the Richmond Hill Public Library currently is wrapped in colorful swathes of knitted fabric - the subject of a recent "yarn-bombing" by the Common Threads knitting group. Leaders of the group said the bombing was meant to bring recognition to Common Threads and to let everyone involved have a little creative fun.

February 19, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Rotary fundraiser

Saturday's Richmond Hill Rotary Club fundraising party featuring the Abba Girlz has been called a success and inspired area residents to pay tribute to the 1970s-80s with how they dressed. Rachael Hartman was on hand with her camera.

February 19, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 24, 26, 26: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - From 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

February 19, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 12, 17 and 19: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

February 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: RHHS Talen Show

Rachael Hartman took her camera to the Richmond Hill High School Talent Show to capture some of the faces in the audience:

February 12, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Flying into the future

Aerial intelligence is here to stay, according to Kevan Stone, a Richmond Hill resident who works with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a military contractor.

February 12, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


My Grandfather's Place barber shop built over generations

Get Lou Gambill, owner of My Grandfather's Place Family Barber Salon in Richmond Hill, to start talking and he's happy to have an audience to listen as he delves into his grandfather's world - a world full of Italian culture and barbering at Baltimore Harbor in the early to mid-1900s.

February 05, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: 'Wizard of Oz' auditions

Auditions for the Richmond Hill Community Theatre production of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be performed May 1 and 2, were last weekend. Here are three people who sought parts:

February 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Feb. 5: Mobile food pantry - The United Way will have its mobile-food pantry for emergency food relief from 10 a.m.-noon at J.F. Gregory Park.

February 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Teaching the future

It's the beginning of a new program. Fort McAllister State Historic Park hosted a one-day camp called Junior Naturalist Mini Camp for children ages 8-12 recently.

January 29, 2015 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: RHBC Chamber banquet

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce had its annual Meeting and Dinner Banquet Jan. 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Col. Kevin F. Gregory was the keynote speaker. Richmond Hill Pharmacy was named Business of the Year. For more photos, go to community.bryancountynews.net/gallery/detail/3813/

January 29, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Jan. 29 & 31: "The Wizard of Oz" Auditions – The Richmond Hill Community Theatre will host auditions for the production of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be performed May 1 and 2. The auditions will take place at the Richmond Hill Public Library from 6-9 p.m., on Jan. 29, and from 2-5 p.m., on Jan. 31. Singing talent is not required, but is a plus. Participants to do not need to prepare a monologue or have an extensive acting resume. Actors can bring a headshot, but it is not required.

January 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


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Q&A With Mary Arocha, Executive Branch Director of Richmond Hill YMCA

Q: How does the YMCA encourage family fitness?

March 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Life on the Hill


The Next 7 Days

Through March 29

March 26, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Making Fitness a Family Focus

The Smoyers were not a family that exercised together until they met a woman who changed their outlook on health and fitness.

March 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman | Life on the Hill


Q&A With Leslie Durham

Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?

March 20, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The Next 7 Days

March 19- Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce Hosts "Let's Get Digital" with speaker, Byron Atkinson of Boost by Design - Back by popular demand, this opportunity to learn in an evolving world of technology is crucial for business owners. Are you looking to increase visibility? Are you looking to see growth in 2015? Coffee and Conversation is free to chamber members and is $15 for others. Advanced registration is required. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber office.

March 19, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Park is barking up popularity

The Bryan County Bark Park is becoming ever more popular with dog-owners and pet pals. The off-leash, fenced park features nearly two acres of wooded area and a lighted fountain, as well as a separate area for small dogs.

March 19, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman | Life on the Hill


Q&A on St. Patrick’s Day

Q: What does your school focus on in celebrating St. Patrick's Day?

March 13, 2015 | With Debbie Ramsey, director of St. Anne Preschool and Richmond Hill United Methodist Church Day Sch | Life on the Hill


Dolphin

Peach Hubbard is passionate about protecting wildlife and nature in general.

March 13, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman | Life on the Hill


Next 7 Days

March 12- Ogeechee Riverkeeper News & Views, 6-8 p.m. - The first News & Views informal social with Ogeechee Riverkeeper will be at Fish Tales restaurant, 3203 Fort McAllister Road on the Ogeechee River, in Richmond Hill. Other events will be announced later in the year to take place at various venues on the rivers.

March 13, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Cooking well-balanced meals for residents

Finding a job that is a "good fit" can take time, but sometimes it's smooth sailing and that job finds us. That is exactly what happened to David Prutz, food services director at The Suites at Station Exchange.

March 05, 2015 | Rachael Hartman | Life on the Hill


Q&A with Rich DeLong

Q: How long have The Suites at Station Exchange been open?

March 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Life on the Hill


The Next 7 Days

March 7

March 05, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


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