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In the Jan. 9 article headlined "The time to regulate is now" it was erroneously reported that a new Richmond Hill ordinance requires decals for bikes and four wheelers. The ordinance applies only to golf carts. The Bryan County News regrets the error.



Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week program taught by Dave Ramsey, will be taught in Richmond Hill at First Baptist Church Richmond Hill, beginning Sunday, Jan. 20, at 4 p.m.. Contact Jim McNamee at 965-3166 or for more information or to register.


Volunteers needed

Would you like to share your memories, military or family stories with our patients?

Make your New Year’s resolution to volunteer a reality by becoming a friend to a Hospice Savannah Homecare or Hospice House patient and their family.

Special weekend training offered on the first two Saturdays in February (both sessions necessary), from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Community Education Room, Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.Lunch provided. For more information, contact Beth Logan, Volunteer Manager at 355-2289 or go to


NB Chamber

The North Bryan Chamber of Commerce will meet Wednesday, Jan. 16 from noon-1 p.m. at Pembroke City Hall. The program will be presented by Tiffany Walraven from Pembroke city council. The meeting includes lunch and costs $7.50 per person. To make a reservation for lunch, call Mary Warnell at 653-2244 by noon Monday.



Calvary Baptist will hold its 2008 Consecration Summit on January 15-16 at 7 p.m. Dr. William E. Flippin, pastor of The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, Atlanta will be the guest speaker. Call the church at 756-2702 for more information.


Need a speaker?

Is your organization looking for a speaker for your next meeting. If so we CASA can help by telling you how you can make a difference in the lives of abused children in our community

For more information, please call CASA at 447-8908


Victorian Lady

On Feb, 7 at 7 p.m. at the Wetlands Center in Richmond Hill, the Richmond Hill Historical Society will present Kandi Carle as The Victorian Lady. Carle has traveled the east coast in this "one woman show" taking audiences on a journey of discovery of lifestyles during the Civil War, Victorian, and Edwardian periods.

Thrilled to share her passion for history, Carle brings the past alive. The Victorian Lady will prove to be interesting and enjoyable for all who attend.

This presentation is part of Richmond Hill Historical Society’s on-going lecture series, offered at no charge to members and the general public. Come learn about the past; it may help you understand the future.

Please call the Richmond Hill Museum at 756-3697 or 756-2676 if you need more information or need directions.


Arts on the Coast

Everyone is invited to celebrate the New Year with Arts on the Coast by getting involved in the arts in our coastal community. The group's next general meeting is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill. AOC member Carol Hartley will speak about her recent trip to Italy and her grandfather’s history as a sculptor there. Jacki Scott, chairman of the drama group, will speak about the programs she has planned for this year. Arts on the Coast’s meetings are always open to the public.


Deacons ordination

Deacons Ordination Services will be held Sunday, Jan. 13 at 3 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Claxton, for Bro. David Hampton, Bro. John Jones and Bro. Charles Milton. Dr. C.L. Anderson, pastor of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Daisy, will deliver the message and Rev. Freddie Hodge will bring the charges to the church and to the candidates. A fellowship repast will follow. Rev. John L. Leggett is the pastor. Deacon J.C. Banks is the Deacon Board Chairman.



Craig MacFarlane will speak in Richmond Hill at the Exchange Club at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23. With 103 gold medals in sports that include water skiing, golf, track and field, and ice-skating, his achievements earned him speaking roles at three Republication National Conventions, and he has been profiled by Bob Costas.



The Windsor Forest High School graduating class of 1993 will be hosting a 15-year class reunion on Aug. 23, 2008 at the Hilton Garden Inn Midtown in Savannah.

Please visit to view a class roster as well as reunion details. Please contact Dereka (Sears) Pullins for additional information at 220-3950. Teachers and faculty are welcome to participate.



Richmond Hill Toastmasters is starting up Monday, Jan 14, 8:30 a.m. at Magnolia Manor. For more information visit or call 912.341.9832.


Master naturalist

Are you interested in learning about the environment around you? If so, you may want to take the Master Naturalist course.

Cost of the program is $175 which will include all materials necessary for the course, plus several other manuals to make your learning experience more enjoyable and easier. This fee does not cover transportation. Fee for applicant’s spouse is $100. Only one set of books per couple. This program is presented by the Coastal Georgia County Extension Offices.

Applications will be accepted by the Bryan County Extension office until Feb. 27. Class size is limited to 25 applicants. To receive an application or for more information, please call David Moulder at 653-2231 Bryan County Extension or e-mail



Donna Moore will be instructing Yoga Classes at the Jacob Grant Community Center/Teen Center in Richmond Hill. Classes will be held every Tuesday, starting Jan. 15, at 5:30 p.m. The classes will be free to the community. Please call 756-3828 for more information.


AL Post 27

American Legion Post 27, Richmond Hill, meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office in the Brogdon-Speir Building. The executive board meets at 6 p.m. All vets are invited to attend, whether members or not, to see what the post does for Richmond Hill and soldiers overseas.


AL Post 164

American Legion Post 164, Pembroke, meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The Ladies Auxiliary also meets at the same time. The post is located on Highway 280 west, approximately ½ mile past Harvey’s on the right. All veterans are invited to attend. The Post is available to the community for use for family functions, etc. For more information call 653-4958 or 653-4933.


Fight cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and You Need Fitness is conducting a fitness boot camp at Lake Mayer Park in Savannah on Saturday, Jan. 27 beginning at 11 a.m. The cost is $25 and proceeds will go to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition to help fund research in the fight against the disease.


Code enforcement

Yard or garage sale signs are not to be attached to any utility poles, light poles or road signs of any type within the Richmond Hill city limits. Yard or garage sale signs are permitted as long as they are freestanding. The person having the sale must remove the signs as soon as the sale is finished.

In addition, the property near Sterling Creek Bridge on Hwy. 144 is a prohibited area with regard to the sale of vehicles and any other personal property. The area will be posted with signs regarding the prohibition. Violators will be cited.

For more information, call Code Enforcement Officer Charley Davis at 756-3592.


Calvary Baptist

Everyone is invited to Calvary Baptist for eight hours of lay ministry training, Saturday, Jan. 26 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. It's free to attend. A complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

Guest Speakers are Reverend Michael A. Langham, Director of Pastoral Care for Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwest Medical Center, Tulsa, Okla., and Lyn Thompson, Spiritual Outreach Coordinator, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Tulsa.

The church is located off Hwy 17 South on Danielsiding Loop Road in Richmond Hill. Stanford L. Anderson, I, pastor. Please contact the church office at 756-2702 to register to attend this seminar.

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