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Volunteers tackle water pollution

Liberty County's waterways need help. And on Saturday, as part of Make A Difference Day, that help will descend on area ponds, rivers, lakes, streams and the ocean in the form of hundreds of volunteers, eager to learn about and protect local marine resources and ecosystems.

October 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Columnist | Lifestyle


State Forestry Pageant seeks entries

The Evans County Forestry Pageant will be Saturday, Nov.13, at Claxton Middle School auditorium in Claxton.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Couple triumphs over financial ruin

Kathleen Lancia knows a thing or two about being too proud to ask for help.

October 18, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Equestrians ride well at state fair

Representatives from Bluff Creek Stables on Colonel's Island in east Liberty County recently attended The Georgia National Fair State Championship American Saddlebred Horse Show in Perry. Five horses and six riders from Bluff Creek competed in six divisions.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival pageant winners crowned

Long County High School in Ludowici recently hosted the 2010 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Educators proud of group's work abroad

Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary organization of women educators. The Alpha Omicron Chapter of ADK, which was created in Liberty County 49 years ago, recently announced the completion of a joint project with the Veterans Vietnam Restoration Project. In five months, the groups built a five-room school in Ta Rinh, Vietnam, and dedicated it on Sept. 3.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Phone museum is blast from communications past

The Independent Telecommunication Pioneer Association found a new home for its national organization in Hinesville about three years ago in former Sen. Glenn E. Bryant's house on Highway 84.

October 15, 2010 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival offers food, family fun

A large crowd gathered beneath a sunny sky Saturday in Long County to enjoy games, food and music during the annual Wildlife Festival.

October 15, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Heroes of the heart

Patsy Weaver Rabuck's heart broke when her son, Master Sgt. Nathanial Davy Weaver, was killed by an IED two years ago in Qalat, Afghanistan. But her eternal heartache was lifted a little last week when two Hinesville firefighters brought her son's medals home to her.

October 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


MLK Day theme, schedule released

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced the theme and a schedule of events for the 2011 observance celebration.

October 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Prayer labyrinth draws faithful

A prayer labyrinth drew a stream of area residents seeking solitude, strength and encouragement to the Fraser Counseling Center on Friday.

October 11, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Food and fun at chamber night out

Liberty County business owners and community leaders, many who spend their days addressing the needs of customers, relaxed Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce's annual membership appreciation Lowcountry boil and permitted others to take care of them.

October 07, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Educators rally around one of their own

Liberty County Pre-K Center staffers on Friday stepped back in time for a "decade dress-up" fundraiser.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Shoppers shell out to battle cancer

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Suzie Q's, a local community group dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness, held its first Liberty Shoppers Expo on Friday. Funds raised go to local treatment, care and support facilities.

October 04, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Fallen troops parents honored

The 27 Gold Star Mothers who attended Sunday afternoon's recognition and remembrance ceremony at Fort Stewart's Marne Chapel had one thing in common - they are parents of fallen soldiers. The first annual event, sponsored by the Survivor Outreach Services, was part of a military-wide long-term support program for surviving family members.

September 30, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


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'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Commission honors retired teachers

The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill throws a big party

RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle


Local band has part in movie

Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Down syndrome awareness month

For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.

October 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Photo exhibit at HAAC gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Army's 'Idol' starts Thursday

Operation Rising Star

October 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Verdict on 'The Judge' only decent

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.

October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Police graduates honor late detective

Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


RSVP to take Midway Cemetery tour

The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife festival draws crowd

The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.

October 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Hinesville student in ABAC pageant

TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."

October 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Seafood festival this weekend

Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

October 15, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


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