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United Way kickoff Sept. 8

The United Way of the Coastal Empire will hold its Campaign Kick-Off from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Savannah Civic Center on W. Oglethorpe Avenue.

August 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Dorchester Academy gets $50,000 grant

Dorchester Academy was one of 10 historic schools from 250 applicants across the country and the only one in Georgia to receive a $50,000 preservation grant from Lowe's this week. Lowe's Companies, Inc. and the National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded nearly $500,000 in grants from Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation to historic schools across America.

August 25, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Society dedicates gates at Sunbury Cemetery

Members of the Georgia Society Daughters of the American Colonists from across the state filed into a dew-laden area in front of Sunbury's Colonial Sunbury Cemetery Saturday morning. The pre-Revolutionary park's gates were being dedicated.

August 23, 2010 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Grief counselor reaches out to residents

Betsy Kammerud joined Hospice Savannah's Full Circle Center for Grief and Loss last year. Now, she said, she is delighted to bring her skills as a bereavement counselor to Liberty County. Each Wednesday afternoon, she will see children and adults in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Operation Christmas Child under way

Coastal Georgia recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. Coordinators in communities in and around Savannah are working to spread the word, get residents involved and collect donations.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Colonial cemetery getting new gate

Liberty County's tranquil Colonial Sunbury Cemetery, located in a town long gone, will receive new wrought iron gates tomorrow.

August 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Area non-profits vying for grant money

Two local nonprofit organizations, the Dolphin Project and Fort McAllister State Historic Park, are in the running to win grant money from national initiatives spearheaded by major soft drink corporations.

August 19, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Patrons eat 'cakes for a cause

Community members dug into buttery piles of fluffy flapjacks and sweet maple syrup Saturday morning with nary a nutritional concern because, as one diner said, "When you're eating for a cause, the calories don't count."

August 16, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Apartment residents have community day

The Pines at Willowbrook residents recently attended the community's third annual fun day. Participants enjoyed water balloon games, face painting, a cake walk, bouncy houses, Bingo, horse and pony rides, and a yard sale. Residents munched on snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, watermelon, barbecued chicken, hot dogs and burgers. The Hinesville Police Department did free fingerprinting and the Hinesville Fire Department allowed residents to tour a fire truck.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Equal pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

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


Blood drive benefits sick BC firefighter

The Bryan County and Richmond Hill Fire Departments will be holding a Blood Drive for Bryan County firefighter Terry Nielsen, who is fighting a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


District 5 residents enjoy cookout

District 5 County Commissioner Gary Gilliard sponsored a back-to-school cookout in Holmestown Park on Aug. 31.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Flag honors veteran's service

First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Firefighters give muscle diseases the boot

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Night draws families out

National Night Out got underway Tuesday after an afternoon thunderstorm caused a brief delay to the family-style event around Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 06, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


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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


Four graduate basic training

Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training:

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fraser Center honors employee

The Fraser Center celebrated the service of employee Mildred Brown on Sept. 15.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival pageant winners crowned

The Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant was held Oct. 4 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.

October 13, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Carnival continues this weekend

The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


RH High taps special homecoming king

Richmond Hill High School special-education teacher and wrestling coach Bob Parker said Alexis Mercado easily could be Georgia's governor if he wanted the job.

October 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Affleck leads way in excellent 'Gone Girl'

In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."

October 10, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


RH run targets eradicating polio

RICHMOND HILL - The Richmond Hill Rotary Club and Georgia Game Changers raised over $2,500 on Saturday to help eradicate polio during the Pacing for Polio 5K fundraiser at J.F. Gregory Park.

October 08, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Lifestyle


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