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American Angels ride to help injured soldiers

The American Angels Ladies Riding Club raised more than $2,000 for the Wounded Warriors Project at a Nov. 14 fundraiser at the VFW post 6602.

December 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Midway Museum to mark 50th anniversary

The Midway Museum turns 50 this year. The anniversary celebration starts Dec. 8, and continues all week, culminating with the museum's annual Christmas Tea on Saturday, Dec. 12.

December 02, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Patrons meet reindeer, sing carols, enjoy treats

Santa and his reindeer flew in to town early Monday night as the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Hinesville Development Authority kicked off the holiday season with Christmas in the Park.

December 02, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bike clubs provide meals for 14 families

Six local motorcycle clubs, all members of the Hinesville Motorcycle Alliance, rode their bikes to the Liberty County YMCA on Nov. 19 to deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to roughly 14 needy families.

November 28, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Arts on Coast announces fall show winners

Arts on the Coast, a Richmond Hill nonprofit art organization, opened its fall art show with a reception Nov. 21 at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.

November 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Leaders, residents unite at Thanksgiving

Area clergy and government officials reminded Hinesville residents Sunday night of the many blessings in their lives and stressed the importance of giving thanks all year round.

November 25, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Best things: Holiday food traditions

This week, we asked mechanic and holiday decorator John Kunda to share with us the things he loves about the holidays. Here's Kunda's list:

November 25, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Walker Middle School crowns queen

Walker Middle School held its annual pageant last week, and Abby Pilkington was crowned queen.

November 25, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Community reaching out at Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day, as friends and families gather to express gratitude for their blessings, things often taken for granted the rest of the year - food, shelter and relationships - are called to mind.

November 23, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Christmas events lining up

A citywide invitation to catch some holiday cheer is being delivered with the Chamber of Commerce's Christmas in the Park and illuminated Christmas parade.

November 23, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


DAC members tour historic spots

The St. John's Parish chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists met Nov. 6.

November 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


There's still time to help United Way

SAVANNAH - So far in the 2009 campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire has raised $4,965,265, 61 percent of the $8.2 million goal. With only days left until the nonprofit announces the final results, the United Way is appealing for last-minute donations.

November 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County schools support veterans

Long County Schools had programs Nov. 10-12 to honor active duty soldiers and veterans.

November 18, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Riceboro raises agrarian past

The smell of fried chicken, barbecued pork, sweet potato pie and a variety of rice dishes wafted through Saturday's summer-like air as the city of Riceboro celebrated its third annual Ricefest.

November 18, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Resident publishes pictorial history book

Lifelong Liberty County resident Meredith Devendorf knows a picture is worth 1,000 words. Recently, she dug up images of damage caused by a massive hurricane that struck the Georgia coast in 1983, pictures of Liberty County during its post-Civil War reconstruction period and snapshots of shark hunts, community gatherings and past Fort Stewart soldiers.

November 16, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


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'When you give out blessings, you get blessings...'

Barber Nicolas Martinez has been cutting hair in Richmond Hill for weeks now, putting skills he learned in the Marines to good use by giving something back to those less fortunate.

January 31, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Toddler lost in woods saved to serve

One Friday evening in May 1976, an incident caused a lot of commotion on Flowers Road, which is off George Swindell Road and Highway 196, in Long County. The ordeal was something that no family ever wants to go through.

January 27, 2015 | By Margie Love | Lifestyle


Relay committee lays down a challenge

Relay for Life of Liberty County aims to engage community members and raise more money ahead of the May 15 event by participating in a challenge issued by The American Cancer Society.

January 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Convoluted, cliched script hampers 'Blackhat'

"Blackhat" is the latest effort from director Michael Mann whose last film was 2009's gangster drama, "Public Enemies." While Mann continues to be a director of great visual style, he might've needed more time to work on a film that is not out of his league.

January 23, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Bamboo Farm director explains mission

Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Future Business Leaders busy in December

The Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America group recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing home for Christmas.

January 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long County's MLK events honored

The planning committee for Long County's Long County Martin Luther King Jr. celebration recently was recognized by the MLK Jr. Advisory Council for its efforts in organizing and presenting the activities on Jan. 10 in Ludowici.

January 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


MLK breakfast guests 'get a grip'

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association hosted its annual Leadership and Grand Marshal Breakfast on Saturday morning at the historic Dorchester Academy in Midway under the theme "The Power, Purpose and Promise of HIStory … Get a Grip."

January 21, 2015 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Local band finishes in top three

Members of Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently finished in the top three at a songwriters showcase at the Red Clay Music Foundry in Duluth.

January 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County has first MLK observance

Long County celebrated its first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade and program Jan. 10 in Ludowici. The festivities began at 10 a.m. when the procession, which consisted of 32 entries, left Walker Elementary School and made its way to Long Middle School.

January 19, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Series should've retired before 'Taken 3'

"Taken 3" has star Liam Neeson doing more of the same that we saw in the series' first two movies, and the result is less than satisfying.

January 16, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Long library gets grant to buy books

The Long County Library recently received grants totaling $1,050 to buy new books.

January 14, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Colonels Island saltworks turned more than profit

Salt is an essential ingredient in the diet of humans, animals and even many plants, according to saltworks.us. This effective, widely used food preservative even was used to preserve mummies in Egypt. Beyond its almost-innumerable industrial uses, salt also has great current and historical interest.

January 13, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Second Harvest benefits from campaign

ATLANTA - Savannah-area customers and associates contributed more than $40,800 in six weeks to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger Campaign and $10,000 to a second initiative benefiting America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sorority to mark Founders Day Jan. 25

The ladies in pink and green, who proudly proclaim their heritage as being members of the oldest African-American sorority, are gearing up for their annual Founders Day celebration.

January 12, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


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