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Long Co. sailor finishes basics

Navy Seaman Monique N. Williams, a 2005 graduate of Long County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

October 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Church raffling off van

Baconton Missionary Baptist Church will raffle off a classic 1985 Dodge Conversion van for $5 per ticket.

October 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Retiree earns military honor

Retired command Sgt. Maj. William H. Acebes was recently honored at Fort Benning as the 2011 enlisted recipient of the Doughboy Award.

October 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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Toddler lost in woods saved to serve

One Friday evening in May 1976, an incident caused a lot of commotion on Flowers Road, which is off George Swindell Road and Highway 196, in Long County. The ordeal was something that no family ever wants to go through.

January 27, 2015 | By Margie Love | Lifestyle


Relay committee lays down a challenge

Relay for Life of Liberty County aims to engage community members and raise more money ahead of the May 15 event by participating in a challenge issued by The American Cancer Society.

January 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Convoluted, cliched script hampers 'Blackhat'

"Blackhat" is the latest effort from director Michael Mann whose last film was 2009's gangster drama, "Public Enemies." While Mann continues to be a director of great visual style, he might've needed more time to work on a film that is not out of his league.

January 23, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Bamboo Farm director explains mission

Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Future Business Leaders busy in December

The Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America group recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing home for Christmas.

January 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long County's MLK events honored

The planning committee for Long County's Long County Martin Luther King Jr. celebration recently was recognized by the MLK Jr. Advisory Council for its efforts in organizing and presenting the activities on Jan. 10 in Ludowici.

January 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


MLK breakfast guests 'get a grip'

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association hosted its annual Leadership and Grand Marshal Breakfast on Saturday morning at the historic Dorchester Academy in Midway under the theme "The Power, Purpose and Promise of HIStory … Get a Grip."

January 21, 2015 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Local band finishes in top three

Members of Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently finished in the top three at a songwriters showcase at the Red Clay Music Foundry in Duluth.

January 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County has first MLK observance

Long County celebrated its first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade and program Jan. 10 in Ludowici. The festivities began at 10 a.m. when the procession, which consisted of 32 entries, left Walker Elementary School and made its way to Long Middle School.

January 19, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Series should've retired before 'Taken 3'

"Taken 3" has star Liam Neeson doing more of the same that we saw in the series' first two movies, and the result is less than satisfying.

January 16, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Long library gets grant to buy books

The Long County Library recently received grants totaling $1,050 to buy new books.

January 14, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Colonels Island saltworks turned more than profit

Salt is an essential ingredient in the diet of humans, animals and even many plants, according to saltworks.us. This effective, widely used food preservative even was used to preserve mummies in Egypt. Beyond its almost-innumerable industrial uses, salt also has great current and historical interest.

January 13, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Second Harvest benefits from campaign

ATLANTA - Savannah-area customers and associates contributed more than $40,800 in six weeks to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger Campaign and $10,000 to a second initiative benefiting America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sorority to mark Founders Day Jan. 25

The ladies in pink and green, who proudly proclaim their heritage as being members of the oldest African-American sorority, are gearing up for their annual Founders Day celebration.

January 12, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Kickoff Thursday for Long Relay

The American Cancer Society will hold its Long County Relay for Life kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at A New Beginning Church.

January 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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