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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


Student joins Sigma Alpha Lambda

Charity I. Crowell of Hinesville recently was recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national leadership and honors organization, at the University of Alabama.

August 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Bikers take easy ride of charity

About 50 local "easy riders" polished motorcycle chrome, donned helmets and mounted gleaming bikes Saturday morning at Stafford Pavilion off Highway 84.

August 29, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


4-year-old won't let leukemia slow her down

Last summer, 4-year-old Vicky Hall couldn't wait for the school year to roll around. She wanted to start preschool, and the ringing of that first bell couldn't get here soon enough.

August 26, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Southerners get married, divorced more

WASHINGTON (AP) - Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher rates of divorce.

August 25, 2011 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


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Gingerbread contest winners named

The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.

December 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Toys for Tots gives out more than 6,000 gifts

On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.

December 17, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Cultural references help explain America

My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."

December 15, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart spouse in singing contest finals

Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.

December 15, 2014 | By Bob Mathews Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Plant's employees go all out for Toys4Tots

Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.

December 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Christmas classics cater to all tastes

Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.

December 12, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


The Spot Dec. 11

Here's the information and links for activities mentioned in this week's spot:

December 12, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Seabrook Village brings past to life

Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.

December 11, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


Personal and area news from 18 years ago

Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.

December 10, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Hinesville man earns honorary doctorate

Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.

December 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


St. Phillip's goes global with nativities

Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.

December 10, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Walthourville lights up the season

Walthourville residents and visitors gathered Saturday at the municipality's city hall to officially light the town Christmas tree and enjoy some holiday-themed entertainment and refreshments.

December 10, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Christmas bazaar draws creative crowd

The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.

December 10, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fort Morris celebrates holidays Colonial-style

Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.

December 10, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


LCHS graduate speaks at meeting

Charzetta R. Quarterman, a graduate of Liberty County High School and a senior justice-study major at Georgia Southern University, spoke at the 22nd annual New Member Recognition Event for the Golden Key Honour Society on Nov. 16. Quarterman is the social director of the Golden Key.

December 09, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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