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Cancer-fighting bras on display

SAVANNAH - Visitors to the Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus in October just might see some unusual art on display.

October 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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'Dumb...' has some laughs; little else

It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.

November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Four complete basic training

Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:

November 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Turkey 'egg' hunt coming to post

Help find the eggs left by turkeys around Cypress Creek Adventure Golf on Dec. 1.

November 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans honored in Long County

More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.

November 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Interstellar' is another Nolan classic

Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.

November 14, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pink Panther fundraiser at school

Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...

November 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Oyster roast benefits museum

Saturday marked the third year that the Midway Museum has hosted its fundraising oyster roast and sit-down dinner in the museum's lower floor.

November 13, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Chili cook-off, festival for FPCA

The eighth annual Hinesville Community Chili Cook-off and Festival on Saturday at First Presbyterian Christian Academy was an event full of food, entertainment and fun activities for children and families.

November 12, 2014 | by Caitlin Kenney Correspondent | Lifestyle


RiceFest celebrates Geechee Gullah culture

Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, City Councilman Chris Stacy and Geechee Gullah expert Jim Becote organized the first RiceFest, which was held seven years ago at the community center.

November 12, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Students finish first-aid training

Sixteen students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Pathway recently completed CPR and first-aid certification training with firefighter Casey Hale, who helps with the training every semester.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Murder still unsolved 130 years later

Richmond H. Peacock was born Aug. 24, 1807, in what then was Liberty County but now is Long County. He was the son of Samuel (1777-1839) and Mary Peacock (1786-1869). Samuel was born in South Carolina and was in the War of 1812. They were married in 1802 in Georgia, and both died in Liberty County.

November 10, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Nightcrawler' is a masterpiece

"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.

November 07, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Military offered babysitting for night out

RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Smiley Trunk-or-Treat draws a thousand

Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.

November 05, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Retired commander donates to vets memorial

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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