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Rotarians hear MEDDAC commander's plans

Col. Kirk Eggleston, commander of Stewart-Hunter Medical and Dental Activity and Winn Army Community Hospital, was the guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting-luncheon Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn.

November 13, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Living well


Author believes in healing with humor

Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.

November 10, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Living well


Eat right, even with candy in the house

Halloween is easily one of my favorite holidays - second only to Christmas. The idea of getting to dress up as anything you want and gallivant through the community with family, friends and neighbors to get candy is not only great fun, but always has been special to me. I really enjoy the sense of community that comes with Halloween, especially since it is often the one time of year we get out and see all of our neighbors.

November 07, 2013 | By Emily C. Harrison | Living well


Disease management training set

Chronic-disease self-management program leaders' training will be in Richmond Hill.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Pharmacy has 10th annual health fair

Richmond Hill Pharmacy recently held its 10th annual health fair. Pharmacists and staff were available to answer attendees' questions and provide health information.

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Golf tourney for fitness, fights hunger

A golf tournament was held Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club to raise money for the Manna House food pantry, which provides food for needy families in Liberty County. Each year, Manna House volunteers distribute baskets stuffed with turkey dinners for Thanksgiving and holiday meals for Christmas.

November 06, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Living well


Volunteers work to tidy Liberty's waterways

Keep Liberty Beautiful hosted its annual Rivers Alive cleanup event Saturday to boost the health of the many creeks and waterways in Liberty County.

November 06, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Living well


Civilian, military partner for Breast Cancer Awareness

The Liberty County Health Department will partner with Winn Army Community Hospital for "Go Pink Liberty County Week" through Saturday to raise breast-cancer awareness in the community.

October 21, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Drive-thru flu clinic for public Oct. 30

The Liberty County Health Department will hold a drive-thru flu-vaccination clinic from

October 20, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Cancer survivors share advice

The fourth annual "Together for Hope" breast and prostate cancer-awareness event was held Saturday at Dorchester Academy in Midway to inform families about the importance of cancer education and to raise money for cancer-awareness organizations.

October 20, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Living well


Safety tips offered on Fire Prevention Week

The Hinesville Fire Department recently joined with the National Fire Protection Association for Fire Prevention Week to remind residents of fire safety. From Oct. 6-12, the fire department provided information to residents about the dangers of kitchen fires and taught them how to prevent fires in their homes.

October 20, 2013 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Living well


Baking bread at home is option

I have had a love affair with bread for just about as long as I can remember. I recall many childhood meals where my parents had to cut me off from eating any more rolls so that I wouldn't spoil my dinner. There just isn't anything better than warm, crusty bread with butter to accompany a great meal.

October 20, 2013 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


Students benefit from 'mean' teachers

The most valuable course I took in high school was typing. I took two semesters of it my sophomore year at Proviso West High School in Hillside, Ill. By the end of the second semester, I was typing between 60 and 70 words per minute on a manual typewriter.

October 20, 2013 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Living well


Walk to Stop Diabetes is Saturday

The 21st annual American Diabetes Association's Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes fundraising campaign on Saturday will be held at a new location this year - Skidaway Island State Park. In addition to the existing 5K walk, there will be a 5K run managed by Fleet Feet Sports.

October 18, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Report: Insurance choices to increase

A recent report released by the Department of Health and Human Services finds that Georgia consumers will see increased competition in the health-insurance marketplace.

October 13, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Living well


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Health insurance deadline is March 31

There still is time to avoid paying a penalty by signing up for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace. The last day to enroll in coverage is March 31.

February 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Liberty YMCA launches scholarship fund drive

The Liberty County YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, launched its annual campaign this month to ensure that everyone in Liberty County has access to community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

February 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Traffic stops check for safety violations

Hinesville residents can expect to see an increased presence of public safety personnel on the roads this year as the city encourages safety among its citizens. To kick off those efforts, the Hinesville Police and Fire departments joined forces Feb. 18 to conduct a road safety check on vehicles. It was the first of a series of checks taking place this year.

February 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Family, friends walk for wounded warrior

A journey of many miles begins with a single step. On Monday, a group of 12 people took their first steps on a 222-mile trek to show their love and support for a wounded warrior while raising money to help his family.

February 23, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


Health, wellness program motivates employees

Liberty County School System staff is trying to set a great example for students when it comes to living a healthy life by competing in L.I.V.E. Well, Liberty County's employee health-and-wellness program, to lose weight and adopt healthier habits.

February 23, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Living well


SouthCoast Medical opens campus

Dr. Douglas Perry and others marked the grand opening feb. 6 of the new SouthCoast Medical Group Campus at 89 Interchange Drive in Richmond Hill.

February 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Discipline, not help, is often what's needed

Q: My 5-year-old is the youngest of my three children. Her older siblings, boy/girl twins, clearly outshine her athletically. They're already very skilled at wakeboarding and snow skiing, for example. I think my youngest has decided that because she doesn't measure up to her siblings, she will simply give up. All she wants to do is hang out with me. (I'm not athletic either, but everyone in the family except this one child is physically active.) Furthermore, she is disrespectful to anyone who tries to interest her in trying something new. She ignores the person, acting ...

February 23, 2014 | By John Rosemon Columnist | Living well


West Rehab opens new Pooler office

SAVANNAH - West Rehab & Sports Medicine, a physical-therapy clinic with facilities in Hinesville, Richmond Hill, Pembroke, Berwick, Rincon, Savannah and Skidaway and Whitmarsh islands, recently hosted a ribbon cutting and open-house celebration at the company's new office in Pooler, 122 Pipemakers Circle, suite 209.

February 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Keep chili on hand for chilly days

The recent chilly weather has given me a perfect excuse to break out all my soup, stew and chili recipes. For the record, I am a soup fanatic. I can eat soup with every meal all year round - I love it that much. However, my husband and children don't always feel the same way, and I believe that they'd like winter to end as soon as possible.

February 21, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Living well


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