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Miss County Line cowgirls crowned

The 2009 County Line Pageant was recently held and taking home the title of Ms./Mrs. County Line Cowgirl was Kylie Gaitten.

August 17, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Area childcare program gets $1.1 grant

SAVANNAH - Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral of Southeast Georgia, operated by the economic development division of Savannah Technical College, has received a $1.11 million grant to expand its services to 34 counties in the area.

August 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Applications for UW funding due

Local nonprofit organizations have until 5 p.m. Sept. 14 to declare their intent to apply for funding from United Way of the Coastal Empire.

August 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Volunteers distribute food to Long County residents

The America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, in cooperation with the Long County Food Pantry, the Family Connection and Long County Concerted Services, recently set up a giveaway point to distribute food.

August 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle | Lifestyle


Choir sings for Goldenheirs

Goldenheirs enjoyed a program of music by the Jubilee Choir at their July meeting at Hinesville First Baptist Church.

August 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Relay tops $150,000 goal

Relay for Life 2009 has ended, but local organizers and team members are already gearing up for next year.

August 07, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Grandmother bottles $150,000 in soda stop

ATLANTA – Stopping for soda has helped an Ellabell grandmother find the right pop for a Georgia Lottery prize. Phyllis Radcliff-Yaw, 50, won a $150,000 top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Giant Jumbo Bucks.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Legion post installs first woman commander

Hinesville American Legion Post 168 installed officers for the new year on July 28.

August 05, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Campers explore Army post

Every year the Masonic Home of Georgia, which is in Macon, sponsors a summer camp program for children at their Shellman's Bluff campsite. This year, nearly 20 lucky campers got an added treat when they were given a complete tour of Fort Stewart a few weeks ago.

August 03, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Kids learn at church day camp

The First Baptist Church of Ludowici had its second annual kid's day camp last week. The campers focused on the topics of power, protection and wisdom from noon-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

July 31, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Winn unit, others visit elderly at home

LUDOWICI - Sgt. First Class Audrey McIntee took a knee beside the wheelchair of 91-year-old Faye Darsey.

July 27, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Nonprofits work together to help homeless

Staff and clients of the Kirk Healing Center helped to disperse a large donation of household goods from the Veterans Support Organization of Georgia earlier this month.

July 27, 2009 | By Charli Shearer Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Seniors now have ride to center

A meal is much better when you have someone to share it with.

July 24, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


VFW Auxiliary attends district meeting

The Department of Georgia Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 6602 visited Macon recently for a district meeting.

July 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Day care kids show off patriotism

The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated Independence Day early on July 2 with its annual Independence Day Parade.

July 20, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Pembroke has 31st annual Christmas parade

Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.

December 18, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Midway Museum hosts 55th annual tea

Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.

December 18, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Gingerbread contest winners named

The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.

December 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Toys for Tots gives out more than 6,000 gifts

On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.

December 17, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Cultural references help explain America

My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."

December 15, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart spouse in singing contest finals

Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.

December 15, 2014 | By Bob Mathews Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Plant's employees go all out for Toys4Tots

Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.

December 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Christmas classics cater to all tastes

Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.

December 12, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


The Spot Dec. 11

Here's the information and links for activities mentioned in this week's spot:

December 12, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Seabrook Village brings past to life

Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.

December 11, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


Personal and area news from 18 years ago

Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.

December 10, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Hinesville man earns honorary doctorate

Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.

December 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


St. Phillip's goes global with nativities

Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.

December 10, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Walthourville lights up the season

Walthourville residents and visitors gathered Saturday at the municipality's city hall to officially light the town Christmas tree and enjoy some holiday-themed entertainment and refreshments.

December 10, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Christmas bazaar draws creative crowd

The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.

December 10, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


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