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Toys for Tots campaign in final days; donations needed

Liberty County's Toys for Tots campaign will come to a close this week. United Way-Liberty Executive Director Jennifer Darsey, who is coordinating the campaign, said toys still are needed.

December 05, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Community invited to compete in Reader’s Digest contest

Residents of Hinesville and Liberty County have been invited once again to participate in a Reader's Digest contest called "We Hear You America," according to Ashley Gabriel, who is with public relations firm G.S. Schwartz & Co. Inc. Gabriel said Hinesville is eligible this year to compete for new funds and promotional support from Reader's Digest, including a grant of up to $50,000. Last year, the loyalty of residents who voted for their community earned Hinesville-Liberty County a $1,000 check from Reader's Digest, which Mayor Jim Thomas said was used for preservation of local historic ...

December 05, 2011 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle

Fort Stewart evergreen brightly lit

Bundled in coats and scarves, Fort Stewart soldiers, spouses and their children gathered Thursday night outside Club Stewart night for Fort Stewart's annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

December 05, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

Midway Museum to host Colonial Christmas tea

Get in the mood for Christmas by joining the Midway Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for Mrs. Thelma's English-style tea.

December 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Students’ artwork celebrates upcoming parade

Smiley Elementary School second- and third-graders recently submitted artwork for the Long County/Ludowici Christmas Parade coloring contest. The top three winners in the contest were Stephanie Piccarillo, who took third place; Makenzie Guyett, who was the runner-up; and Jonathan Proctor, who won first place. The three winning pieces will be displayed in local businesses to increase awareness about the upcoming parade. The Long County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the contest, which was organized by SES art teacher Danielle Nobles.

December 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Lifestyle

Casting for mullet provided many good times

My family and I moved to Liberty County on St. Patrick's Day in 1971. During Easter weekend that year, my husband, brother-in-law and son went fishing.

November 28, 2011 | Margie Love | Lifestyle

Historians debunk common Thanksgiving myths

Though many of our tryptophan-induced comas are long over and thoughts of sugarplums now are forming in our heads, it just may be time to correct our understanding of Thanksgiving's origins before the memories cement for next year.

November 28, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

Locals complete Savannah marathon

Several local residents participated in the Rock-N-Roll Marathon held in Savannah.

November 28, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Area business makes green progress

Starting a new business as an environmentally friendly one (or making an existing one greener) often can seem like a challenging task.

November 28, 2011 | Sara Swida Keep Liberty Beautiful | Lifestyle

LCSO provides food for needy families

Just before noon Monday, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and a handful of deputies began putting together Thanksgiving gift boxes in the sheriff's office conference room to hand-deliver to families throughout Liberty County who otherwise may have gone without a holiday feast Thursday.

November 24, 2011 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle

Long County pantry to give away food throughout holidays

The Long County Food Pantry will give away food today and throughout the holidays to those in need, according to Tina Skipper, the Long County coordinator of concerted services.

November 24, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle

Arts council offers new classes

With the Christmas season upon us, the Hinesville Area Arts Council is launching a new series of art lessons that could inspire handmade gifts for the holidays.

November 24, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

‘Breaking Dawn’ is worth the hype

There's no hiding it, I'm a "Twilight" fan. Hey, I don't approve of all the hype. All I know is that while reading Stephenie Meyer's best-selling novels, there were moments where I genuinely felt as if I had been magically transported into Bella Swan's shoes.

November 24, 2011 | By Sasha McBrayer Columnist | Lifestyle

‘Hands of the Spirit’ musical coming to Trustees Theatre

The Savannah Community Theatre presents the musical "Hands of the Spirit" at the Trustees Theatre at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Additionally, a school performance will be held at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

November 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Residents have much to be thankful for

"We all should be thankful for our military. It's because of them that we are safe and have the many freedoms that we do. I also thank the good Lord for my health and my family."

November 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle

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A mother's moments of terror

It was a chilly day in March 1969, and I was hanging clothes to dry.

November 26, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle

Geechee Kunda festival celebrates sugarcane harvest

Geechee Kunda is hosting its 11th annual Sugarcane Harvest and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

November 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Donations for Coastal Manor residents

The Heritage Bank employees recently brightened prospects for residents at Coastal Manor Long-Term Care Facility to have a joyous Christmas.

November 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Fourth-grader saves classmate with Heimlich

Mariyah Carter, a fourth-grader at Taylors Creek Elementary, saved the life of Ryan Lippy, a fellow student, while eating lunch in the school's lunchroom ...

November 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Student earns place in pageant

N'Kiya Freeman, an honor -roll student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, will compete in the National American Miss Pageant in California over Thanksgiving week.

November 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

‘Love the Coopers’ just doesn’t share its feelings

"Love the Coopers" is a new Christmas comedy, and this film is a landmark for me.

November 18, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Light a candle, light a memory at Tree of Light

Hospice Savannah will hold its 24th annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Wreaths for Warriors Walk seeks sponsors

The ninth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony will be at noon Dec. 12 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Charity spreads holiday cheer with socks

A national charity hopes to expand into the Hinesville for the holidays.

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

NAACP branch planning party

Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman will host a members-only Holiday Bash on Dec. 7 to thank members for their support during his first ...

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Movie day raises $9,000 for local charities

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Georgia Theatre Company recently announced the results of its 12th annual Cinema for a Cause on Sept. 13 at 24 movie theaters ...

November 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

New exhibit opens at council's gallery

The "Web of Life" mixed media exhibit opened Tuesday in the Hinesville Area Art Council gallery, and a community reception was held Thursday evening.

November 09, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Lifestyle

Club raises $23,000 for fallen responders' families

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire had its inaugural Red, White and Blue Barbecue in Ellis Square last month and raised more than ...

November 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Pleasant Grove's annual Camp Meeting draws hundreds

Hundreds of churchgoers and well-wishers enjoyed a Sunday meeting and dinner on the grounds at Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church on Oglethorpe Highway in ...

November 07, 2015 | By Dollie Gull Correspondent | Lifestyle

Boy Scout Troop 500 has 54th reunion

Boy Scout Troop 500 had its 54th anniversary reunion Oct. 24 at the Boy Scout Hut in Hinesville.

November 07, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle

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