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It's always time for sweet potatoes

Last Monday morning, I drove to Dennis Durrence's farm this side of Reidsville to pick up three five-gallon buckets of sweet potatoes that just had been plowed up.

October 03, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Sailors advance careers

Navy Seaman Ashlie L. Ray, daughter of Ruth A. and Randy A. Ray of Hinesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

October 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wreaths for Warriors Walk ride is Saturday

The annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk Poker Run will be Saturday through Monday. Registration will begin at 9:20 a.m. and the ride begins at 9:50 a.m. at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith Army Education Center outside of Fort Stewart.

September 29, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Midway church marks 9/11 anniversary

New Day Outreach Ministry in Midway commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a special service. Pastor Richard D. Hayes, president of the United Ministerial Alliance, gave a ceremonial speech in conjunction with the event and presented an honorary U.S. flag, which flew on the lawn of the United States Capital in Washington, D.C.

September 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cadet finishes West Point basics

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Harrison Joseph Place, son of Col. and Mrs. Ronald Place of Fort Stewart, completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy.

September 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Civil War re-enactment attracts scouts

More than 1,000 Cubs and parents attended the Boy Scouts of America Coastal Empire Council Cub Scouts Heritage Cuboree last weekend in Allenhurst, and event organizers are calling the weekend a success.

September 26, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Liberty's LeConte pear was once famous

Editor's note: This column originally ran in the Sept. 16, 2007, edition of the Courier.

September 26, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Georgia's R.E.M. disbanding

NEW YORK (AP) - R.I.P. to R.E.M.

September 22, 2011 | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody AP music writer | Lifestyle


Liberty County receives status as camera ready

Film buffs, take notice: There may be more lights, camera and action in Liberty County's future.

September 22, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Teachers cited for creating running club

The Liberty County Board of Education on Sept. 13 recognized Taylor's Creek Elementary School teachers for creating and leading a girl's running club. The teachers received the School Bell Award by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals.

September 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Area Y gets $10,000 Reeve grant

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia has received a $10,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

September 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Explorer's journal details wildlife in colonial Georgia

Did you ever wonder how strange it must have been for foreigners when they saw the animals in North America for the first time?

September 19, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Extreme Makeover' seeks military families

WASHINGTON - Several months ago, the producers of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" started spreading the word about their search for people involved in the military to feature on the show's upcoming

September 19, 2011 | By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service | Lifestyle


Pembroke Council honors centenarian

The Pembroke City Council presented Monday night a special resolution to one of the city's eldest residents, Altie Moody, in honor of her birthday, which is Sept. 23.

September 18, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers advocate for children

The author Loren Eiseley once wrote a story about a man who liked to write at the beach.

September 17, 2011 | By Katie McGurl Correspondent | Lifestyle


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'John Wick' enjoyable, if not original

"John Wick" stars Keanu Reeves in a film that doesn't try to do anything more than be a thoroughly enjoyable revenge movie with an enormous sense of style and visual flair.

October 31, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Concert for charities

Some of the area's best musicians will play Nov. 15 to benefit the area's Toys for Tots and a food pantry in the Midway area.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Trick-or-treating hours

City, county and Army officials in the area are recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. So be careful and remember only approach homes that have outside lights on.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Use what you have, make do; count blessings

Last month, when we visited our old home place, I saw a wild persimmon tree growing in the edge of Sally's yard. It was full of persimmons, and some were ripe.

October 28, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Walthourville seniors meet with commissioner

District 5 Commissioner Gary Gilliard recently was the guest speaker to a group of senior citizens in Walthourville to discuss SPLOST. Gilliard was invited by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray. "They asked some interesting questions and kept me on my toes, but I enjoyed my visit with them," Gilliard said.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Halloween parties on post

Join the fun at Club Stewart's Halloween Bash, starting at 9 p.m. Friday. Enjoy DJFreaksho, drink specials and a costume contest. There's a $7 cover charge. Patrons must be 18 or older to enter, and at least 21 to drink.

October 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fiber artist displays work in Pembroke

The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.

October 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Commission honors retired teachers

The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill throws a big party

RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle


Local band has part in movie

Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Down syndrome awareness month

For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.

October 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Photo exhibit at HAAC gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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