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Historical Baptismal Trail should be finished by late fall

Riceboro's Historical Baptismal Interpretive Trail is a few steps closer to completion.

September 14, 2011 | Frenchi Jones Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


West Point cadet finishes 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 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Whittling away the time

Midway wood carver George Ginter said he would like to pass on his craft to younger people someday, to share his knowledge and ensure the art of wood carving continues.

September 10, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


AUSA soliciting donations

The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the United States Army is in need of donations to help support the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Donations are tax deductible.

September 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


RH vets getting trips to D.C.

Four World War II veterans from Richmond Hill are getting a one of a kind opportunity this weekend as they travel with other veterans from the region to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.

September 09, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Lifestyle


Historian to focus on river at Long chamber meeting

Dr. Del Presley, a local historian, will be the keynote speaker Sept. 20 at the Long County Chamber of Commerce's monthly meeting.

September 08, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Cemetery cleanup on Fort Stewart

The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.

September 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rescue efforts save 61 animals

For 61 animals rescued from Liberty and Long counties, an 800-mile, multi-state journey over Labor Day weekend marked a new beginning - and a saving grace.

September 07, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


$1,000 donation to humane shelter

Liberty Humane Shelter received a $1,000 donation from Aliyah Dastour, local photographer and owner of Alimond Photography, on Aug. 27. By hosting bake sales at the Hinesville Farmers Market and doing pet photo shoots, Dastour raised the money to help the shelter out.

September 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs hear about movement disorders

Fran McCarey, outreach coordinator for St. Joseph Healthcare Movement Disorder Program, spoke to the Goldenheirs club at its August meeting.

September 06, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Project Linus stitches with love

The hum of sewing machines filled the Richmond Hill Public Library on Saturday when members of the Project Linus Greater Savannah Chapter gathered to create special blankets for local children in need.

September 01, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Lifestyle


Old school bell rings in Blue Tide pride

Nearly everyone has seen old movies where a schoolhouse bell signals the start of a new academic year. Although those days are all but gone, the tradition lives on. In fact, Blue Tide football fans soon will see - and hear - an old-time chime during games at Long County High School's Veterans Stadium, where a historic bell recently was hung.

September 01, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hville man wins $20,000 in lotto

ATLANTA - One Hinesville man is dancing a jig since winning a prize from the Georgia Lottery. Felix Santos won a $20,000 prize, taxes paid, after being selected as a winner in the Aug. 10 $3,000,000 Taxes Paid Weekly Extra Chance drawing.

August 31, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Benefits of recycling come back to community

Used electronics, old clothing and other recyclables donated during Saturday's Keep Liberty Beautiful Recycle-It! Fair will be repurposed throughout the community with some philanthropic side effects.

August 30, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


One finishes basics, another enlists

Navy Seaman Syyyifah S. Smith recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

August 30, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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School planning food drive

The National Honor Society, student council and Interact Club of Liberty County High School will join together Thursday to fight hunger in Liberty County by collecting canned goods for the Manna House.

October 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | 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


Verdict on 'The Judge' only decent

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.

October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Police graduates honor late detective

Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


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