RHHS Interact Club Helps Bark Park Meet Target Opening Date

bark-park-land-workBryan County Bark Park to Open October 2014

RICHMOND HILL, GA – August 31st 2014 Twenty-five members of the Richmond Hill High School Interact Club along with adviser, Adam Balduff, and members of the Bark Park board spent the Saturday of Labor Day weekend helping to ensure that our community's dog park opens in October 2014. The Interact Club is an outreach of The Richmond Hill Rotary Club who recently gave a grant towards the building of the handicapped access sidewalk at the park.


Unity in the Community Meets with City Council Member, Johnny Murphy

community-local-counselFuture Plans for Richmond Hill

Submitted by: Craig and Sharon Butts


Unity in the Community founders, Craig and Sharon Butts, met with Richmond Hill City Council Member, Johnny Murphy, last week. During the meeting, Murphy discussed future plans for Richmond Hill such as the addition of sidewalks to help handicapped residents gain more mobility for the people of Richmond Hill Plantation Apartments and Lake View Plantation Apartments. The issue of the need for employment opportunities, within Richmond Hill, for our residents was also discussed.



misslibertyBCES & Richmond Hill Fire Department to Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony



Thursday September 11th, 2014 the Bryan County Emergency Services and the Richmond Hill Fire Department will be hosting a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Bryan County Firefighter Memorial located behind the County Administration Building on Captain Mathew Freeman Drive beginning at 8:30 am.


National Dog Day Celebration at Fish Tales

IMG 5310Bark Park Announces Opening Date & Raises Money for Bryan County Animal Shelter

RICHMOND HILL, GA – August 27th 2014 Richmond Hill, GA: The Bryan County Bark Park announced that the park will open in October 2014 at a Yappy Hour celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales Restaurant last night.


Tybee Island Pirate Festival 2014 (Oct 9-12)

Tybee-Island-Pirate-FestTybee Island Pirate Fesh Announces Schedule, Featuring 3 Days of Swashbuckling Family-Friendly Fun

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Tybee Island, Georgia, an island paradise located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah, is set to host the 10th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest on October 9-12, 2014, bringing plenty of swashbuckling family-friendly fun. Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island transforms into a lively pirate village, celebrating the colorful seafaring history of the Georgia coast.


Lori Davis, Work-Based Learning Coordinator at RHHS

lori-davidsFocusing on the Future of our Students 

Lori Davis is the Work Based Learning Coordinator and the Engineering Instructor at Richmond Hill High School. She is also a member of the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce through her relationship with the WBL.


Rotary Club Launches Backpacks of Love Program

rotary-backpacks-loveRotary Club of Richmond Hill Supports 70 Hungry Children that Attend Our Schools

RICHMOND HILL, GA – August 21, 2014 today, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill launched a new program to help support the approximately 70 hungry children that attend our schools and who rely on the Backpacks of Love program so that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.


Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool is a Top-Rated Child Care Center

Quality rated marqueCommitted to Improving the Quality of Care to Children

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool on Highway 17 is the only child care in Bryan County that is a Quality Rated Program by the state Department of Early Care and Learning, (DECAL).


Celebration of National Senior Citizen's Day at Business After Hours

bah-celebrationThe Suites at Station Exchange Hosts Business After Hours & Celebrates National Senior Citizen's Day

The Suites at Station Exchange invited everybody to enjoy a train themed event and hear a special announcement to celebrate National Senior Citizen's Day this past Thursday, August 21 at their new senior living facility located at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill.


Tour of Historic Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church and Manse (Sept 4)

richmond-hill-historical-society-logoRichmond Hill Historical Society to Offer an Overview of History

WHAT: Tour of Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church and Manse. The Richmond Hill Historical Society will offer a tour of the historic Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church and Manse on Thursday, September 4. Guests will be offered a tour of the church, cemetery, manse and grounds with an overview of the history by local author and historian Buddy Sullivan. The cost of the tour is free for members of the Historical Society and a $5 donation is requested from non-members.


ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" in Honor of Mike Stefanick

icebuckeyFort McAllister Marina "Ice Bucket Challenge" Raised $600 for ALS

Many of you have probably seen the "Ice Bucket Challenge" rage that has circulated the social media lately. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Approximately 5,600 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with ALS each year. The incidence of ALS is two per 100,000 people, and it is estimated that as many as 30,000 Americans may have the disease at any given time. ALS can strike anyone. The cause of ALS is unknown and there is still no cure but in recent years there has been a tremendous amount of new scientific understanding about the disease. This can be credited to the fact that communities are reaching out and wanting answers.


Friday Night Summer Fun Runs End With a Splash

ALS-ice-bucket-challenge-3Game Changers Take on the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge"

Submitted by: Sandra Elliott


This past Friday night, Tim and Dave's Nursery and Georgia Game Changers Running Company hosted their final Summer Friday Night Fun Run at JF Gregory Park. The weather-perfect evening was filled with excitement not only because the crowd of runners has grown over the summer, but also because each runner had the opportunity to be a part of a chance to give back to others in need.


Lamar Smith Signature Homes Selects Candidate for Operation Hero House

Lt.-Hank-and-Maria-BradyCommunity-Wide Project Created to Honor Military Service Members

SAVANNAH, Ga.Lamar Smith Signature Homes, a leading builder of quality new homes in coastal Georgia, is pleased to announce 1st Lt. Hank Brady, 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, has been selected to receive anOperation Hero House. This special community-wide project was created to honor the thousands of brave men and women military service members who willingly sacrificed their lives and the more than 30,000 wounded warriors left disabled due to combat actions during the War on Terror.


Celebrate National Dog Day with Bryan County Bark Park (Aug 26)

Georgie-GirlBark Park Announces Opening Date on National Dog Day

The Bryan County Bark Park announces a Yappy Hour celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales Restaurant on Tuesday, August 26th 2014 from 6-8pm when the opening date of our community’s own dog park will be announced.


Jarad Wade in Concert on August 30 in Savannah, GA

jarad-wadeAmerican Country Music Singer-Songwriter Jared Wade Returns to Savannah for Concert August 30

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Jared Wade, an American country music singer-songwriter originally from Pooler, Ga., is returning to Savannah to host a special concert on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Saddle Bags located at 317 West River Street. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 10 p.m. Cost is $5.


4th Annual Fort McAllister Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo

Alan Daniels John Skipper Jim LeahyEvent Schedule, Tournament Rules & Captain's Commitment Agreement

Submitted by: Rhonda Gordon


Well it is just about that time again for the Fort McAllister Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo. We are proud to announce that the majority of our previous sponsors are on board again this year and tournament preparations are in the works out as we speak. I know that some of you have already committed to volunteering your time, money & boat and we thank you!!


The Suites at Station Exchange Celebrates National Seniors Citizen's Day

RichPhotoNational Senior Citizen's Day is Thursday, August 21

RICHMOND HILL, GA – August 14th 2014 the Suites at Station Exchange is inviting everybody to enjoy a train themed event and hear a special announcement to celebrate National Senior Citizen’s Day on Thursday August 21st from 5.30-7.00pm.


Lesley Francis PR Appointed by Asbury Memorial Theatre

lesly-francisPR Campaign to Promote the Quality and Range of Productions Offered by Asbury Memorial Theater

RICHMOND HILL, GA – August 14th 2014 Lesley Francis PR has been appointed to work with the Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church and Theatre to raise its profile in the greater Savannah area.  The focus of the PR campaign is to promote the quality and range of productions offered by the theatre company as well as the facilities at its corner of Henry/Waters location.


Savannah VOICE Festival in Richmond Hill

voice-richmondhill-gaSix Artists Performed at The Suites at Station Exchange in Richmond Hill, GA

Submitted by: Lesley Francis PR


Last Thursday August 7th, six artists from the Savannah VOICE Festival performed at the Suites at Station Exchange at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill. Residents of the senior living facility, staff and many people from our community stopped by to enjoy the music, cookies and punch – all free of charge.


Lisa Freeman Presents at Rotary Club of Richmond Hill

lisa-rotary-clubRemembering Captain Matthew Freeman on the 5th Anniversary

Submitted by: Lesley Francis


Photo of Lisa Freeman presenting at the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill on the fifth anniversary of the day that her son, Captain Matthew Freeman, gave his life for his country. She talked of hearing that news, the pens and paper campaign and then the new Matthew Bears campaign, quoting scripture Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted".






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