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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


BoE grants limited access to public buses

The Liberty County Board of Education met Tuesday to discuss concerns about the new Liberty Transit system buses accessing school property at Liberty County High School.

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


Goldenheirs back from mission to North Carolina

In July, the New Sunbury Association sponsored a week-long mission trip to Spruce Pine, N.C., under the direction of the Rev. Jimmy Bryant, minister of education for Hinesville First Baptist Church. Eighteen people attended, including six youth.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs learn self-defense tactics

Hinesville District 4 City Councilman Keith Jenkins and Hinesville Crime Prevention Officer James Williams conducted a self-defense lesson Sept. 7 for nearly 20 members of the Goldenheirs. The members learned about tactics and techniques to defend themselves and visited with representatives from the city of Hinesville.

September 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Students, adults share faith at the pole

In the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, students gathered around flag poles at schools across the nation for the 20th annual See You at the Pole. The tradition started in Texas as a student-initiated prayer meeting that took hold in schools where participants encouraged each other to pray for community, local leaders and city, state and national governments, according to the See You at the Pole website, www.syatp.com. The event is every Sept. 22.

September 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page and Mike Riddle | Lifestyle


Smoldering music, smoky fare make a hit

The best accompaniment to a night of smoldering blues music is a plate of juicy, smoked barbecue. Hinesville area residents enjoyed such a combination Saturday during the city's eighth annual Blues & BBQ festival, hosted by the Hinesville Area Arts Council, in downtown Bradwell Park.

September 22, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


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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


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


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