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Liberty's 'Santa' gives year round

Mama Irene strives to be generous all year long.

December 10, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Christmas parade rolls Friday evening

The 14th annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Illuminated Christmas Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Friday and will wind its way through much of the downtown business district.

December 09, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Lives lost at Pearl Harbor commemorated

For many veterans of World War II, the events of Pearl Harbor and the service members who proved their greatness in the midst of that tragedy compelled them to achieve their own greatness in service to the nation. Hank Clinton, on hand at Saturday's ceremony marking Dec. 7, 1941, is one such veteran.

December 06, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Santa to land sleigh downtown Tuesday

Santa Claus really is coming to town.

December 06, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wreaths for vets in Glennville cemetery

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony, at noon Saturday, Dec. 11 to honor and remember the nation's veterans. The Bonaventure Society, Children of the American Revolution is coordinating the event to pay tribute to veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marines, prisoners of war and those still missing in action.

December 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Baby born in van on way to hospital

Katreana Thompson, 26, gave birth to a 7 pound, 2 ounce baby girl at 7:58 a.m. Thursday in a minivan on Highway 84 in Hinesville.

December 03, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Area to commemorate 1941 attack

December is not just a month for joyous holiday celebration, it also is a time to observe Pearl Harbor's somber anniversary. The Disabled American Veterans will commemorate the tragic attack on Pearl Harbor at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Fred L. Ginter American Legion Post #168 on West Highway 84 in Hinesville. Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is officially observed Dec. 7.

December 01, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


YMCA has lots more than fitness

The YMCA is more than a family fitness center. Some days, it is a child-care service.

December 01, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Hunters organize to feed needy

Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program.

November 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Farm donates trees for troops

Some people give money during the holidays. Others give toys to needy children. And some, like Judy and Paschal Brewer, give Christmas trees.

November 29, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Veterans help disabled vet

On Nov. 20, veterans made a difference. Members of American Legion Post 168 of Hinesville built a handicap ramp for a disabled veteran.

November 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Campaign still collecting toys, food for needy

Local Toys for Tots coordinators are still accepting toy donations for this year's campaign to ensure that more than 2,000 children in Liberty County receive Christmas gifts.

November 26, 2010 | By Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Seniors enjoy dinner, company

Thanksgiving came early this week for some Liberty County residents.

November 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Food giveaway draws crowd

The Rev. Katrina Deason said she heard from police officers that a couple hundred people had lined up at the crack of dawn Monday to ensure they could get free Thanksgiving baskets from the Manna House.

November 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Auction's target to move historic home

Looking to preserve the historical properties and legacy of sites within Liberty County the Liberty Cultural and Historic Association hosted a silent auction Friday night at the old Liberty County jail.

November 24, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


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HS senior dancing with Atlanta Ballet

Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'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


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