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Day at Old Dorchester depicts era after Civil War

Historic Dorchester Academy Museum will show what life was like in this area from 1871-1940 during its annual Day at Old Dorchester on Saturday, Sept. 17.

August 16, 2011 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


More first-time homeless seeking help

More people are becoming homeless for the first time due to such factors as job loss, catastrophic illness and domestic violence, according to Hinesville Homeless Prevention Program coordinator Daisy Jones. She said the Homeless Prevention Program is doing what it can to assist area residents.

August 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | LIBERTY LIFE


Scouting's Venturing drawing youth in

Venturing is one of the fastest growing Boy Scouts of America programs today, here in the local area as well as across the country. Young men and women learn leadership skills while engaging in challenging outdoor activities and community service.

August 09, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Recycled fashions make it to runway

Project Runway has come to Hinesville! It's true, but don't expect to see Heidi Klum or Tim Gunn walking down Main Street. Recently, one of First Presbyterian Christian Academy's summer workshops featured fashion design with a twist. All of the young designers who participated used repurposed items and everyday materials to create recycled fashions.

August 09, 2011 | By Sara Ann Swida Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


State YMCA taps local woman

Joan Hollingsworth has been selected to serve as the 2011 finance chairwoman for the State YMCA of Georgia in Liberty County. The finance drive currently is under way to support the state YMCA program in middle and high schools in Georgia through Hi-Y, Tri-Hi-Y and coed "Y" Clubs.

August 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Remembering Liberty Independent Trroop

There is much history in the county about the Liberty Independent Troop. Richard "Dick" Cohan served in it for 17 years and retired as a captain. He has several notebooks full of information on the LIT. Several years ago, he wrote an article summarizing the many highlights of this honorable group of soldiers. I want to share his summary with you:

August 08, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Swingin' Medallions play at fundraiser

The Swingin' Medallions entertained the crowd July 29 at Club Stewart, singing songs from the past to help raise money for the HAPfan Foundation, which sponsored the concert.

August 08, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


Local woman on TV shows

Hinesville native Kristyl Dawn Tift recently starred in an episode of the USA television show "Necessary Roughness." The episode is titled "Whose Team Are You On?"

August 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Coastal Manor residents boogie to ’70s hits

Residents of Coastal Manor Nursing Home dusted off their high-heeled shoes and dug up their polyester wide-collared shirts last week in Ludowici to dance to hits from the '70s.

August 04, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


Local resident marks 102 years with surprise party

Liberty County resident Dorothy Brunson, who turned 102 on Tuesday, enjoyed a surprise birthday party Saturday, which was organized by her family, at Western Sizzlin' - one of Brunson's favorite restaurants. The guest of honor wore blue because, she says, it's her best color.

August 03, 2011 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


Woman wins $192,000

ATLANTA ­- Susanne Hall, information technology student at Armstrong Atlantic State University who lives in Hinesville, matched all five winning numbers in the July 7 drawing, winning the $192,797 jackpot, according to the Lottery's public relations staff.

August 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Chamber, KLB present Win-dex awards

Keep Liberty Beautiful and the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce honor business people who "go the extra mile" by making their properties attractive, clean and inviting, according to KLB executive director Sara Swida.

August 02, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | LIBERTY LIFE


Miss Teenage Liberty County crowned

On June 17, the Liberty County Cosmopolitan Club held its annual Miss Teenage Liberty Pageant, "Simply Beautiful."

August 01, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Local enlists in Army

Camilo A. Lopez Lopez, a 2011 graduate of Liberty County High School, has joined the U.S. Army under the delayed entry program, which gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.

August 01, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Hinesville woman wins $172K

ATLANTA – Susanne Hall, information technology student at Armstrong Atlantic State University who lives in Hinesville, has matched all five winning numbers in the July 7 drawing, winning the $192,797 jackpot prize, according to the Lottery's public relations staff.

July 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


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Cosmos crown Miss Teenage Liberty County

The Liberty County Cosmopolitan Club had its annual Miss Teenage Liberty County Pageant last month.

July 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Real life death teaches writer truth about life's end

My husband, many times, had written of death and created numerous dying scenes in the make-believe world of television. Once he had won an Emmy ...

July 23, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Back to school rally July 29

Seven Ministries and ESG Operations will host a Back-to-School Rally on Saturday, July 29, at Rebecca's Place (corner of Rebecca Street and Shipman Avenue ...

July 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


River's story told by those who live along it

Activists are capturing area history by giving locals a voice in a project that affects everyone in the region.

July 21, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


Blood drive at hospital on July 28 has raffle

Liberty Regional Medical Center is having a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the hospital.

July 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


'V' also rhymes with 'T' and trouble is in the Valley

A stranger passing through Lennox Valley would naturally think there wasn't much going on during my growing years.

July 20, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Five ways to not destroy your child’s life

In Comedian Jim Gaffigan's hilarious description of parenthood, he jokes, "Imagine you are drowning and then someone hands you a baby."

July 20, 2017 | By Holly Brown FamilyShare | LIBERTY LIFE


Outer Banks have a lot more than beaches

Summer is here and we have our nice South Georgia heat. My recommendation for a few days of relief is a road trip to the ...

July 17, 2017 | By Joe Gillam Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


'Facts' just keep coming for town's newest resident

After three weeks in The Valley, Frank Bell thought he had heard just about everything. My hometown was a lot to take in, even for ...

July 13, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


More than meets the eye

If the eyes are window to the soul, one Riceboro man has been looking in the soul of Liberty County for almost two decades and ...

July 13, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Coastal Courier correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


Foods that are worth a month of meals

If you had to eat the same meal for 30 days what would you choose?

July 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


Summer camp means field trips, fun

My summer camp for this year ended June 23.

July 11, 2017 | By Ashlyn Anderson Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Area chapter of Delta Sigma Theta stays busy

For the past three years, the Hinesville alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta has worked tirelessly to improve the local communities of Liberty, Long, Wayne ...

July 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Back when Liberty celebrated its 200th birthday

Liberty County celebrated its 200th birthday for four days ending with services at the old Midway Church on Sunday, July 4, 1976.

July 11, 2017 | By Margie Love Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Local's photo gets regional exposure

Yellow Bluff resident John Henderson has had one of his photos included on the Georgia Coast on their Instagram feed.

July 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


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