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Vietnam wall draws emotions

An inscription at the top of the glossy, black Vietnam Veterans Memorial partially relays the stories of countless men and women who can't tell their own:

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


Downtown welcomes ghosts, ghouls

Pretty little princesses in pastels, super heroes galore, some gruesome ghouls, a handful of sweet dragons and a baby UGA bulldog were among hundreds of children trick-or-treating downtown Friday during the second annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night. The family-oriented event was sponsored by Hinesville Downtown Partners.

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


Retired educators get their day

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed a proclamation making Nov. 7 "Georgia Retired Educators Day" in Hinesville.

November 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty is thinking pink

Pink is the word.

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


Auction raises money for Dorchester

When Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, approached area developer and businessman Clay Sikes about holding a silent auction fundraiser to benefit Dorchester Academy, Sikes agreed without hesitation.

October 29, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Two tons shipped for peace

Earlier this month, Jim Bunn had a dilemma.

October 25, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Mayors' Motorcase gift collection going

The city of Hinesville recently started collected donated gifts for the 2010 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade. Community members can help by delivering donations to the Hinesville Police Department or by taking part in the Cycles for Charity fundraiser Nov. 6.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


LCHS honors homecoming court

During halftime of the Liberty County Panthers' game against the Ware County Gators on Oct. 15, the LCHS homecoming court was introduced and the queen was crowned. Members of the court are:

October 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Lawmaker presents flag to Long library

Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently presented a U.S. flag that had been flown over the Capitol to the Long County Library.

October 25, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


CASA swears in new volunteers

SAVANNAH - On Sept. 23, Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. welcomed 13 new CASA volunteers to its ranks of serving in the best interests of children. The volunteers were joined by CASA staff, board of directors and family, and Juvenile Court Judge John Beam Jr. presided over the ceremony.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Riceboro icon experienced segregated Army

Well-known Riceboro resident Henry L. Relaford, 90, served his country when called, despite the fact America and the military were segregated in the 1940s.

October 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Walk kicks off breast cancer awareness

"It's always better to prevent something (cancer) than to treat it," oncology nurse navigator Brandy Payne said.

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


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


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Extension honors Long County employee

Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.

November 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


New 'Hunger Games' has sporadic action; good acting

The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.

November 28, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Thanksgiving brings cornucopia of memories

The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.

November 25, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


County workees raise $13K for United Way

The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Memorial walk gets $5,000 donation

Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Holiday activities piling up

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's closures and change of hours of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are available at:

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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


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