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Goldenheirs hear of downtown revitalization

The Goldenheirs learned about the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and its plans during their Aug. 4 meeting.

August 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty teen has big voice, high hopes

Recently, Ryan Dasher, 14, had the time of his life performing as an opening act for country star Cledus T. Judd at the Clubhouse at Rye Patch.

August 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Leadership program funds hospital garden

A class of about half a dozen people who recently graduated from the Leadership Liberty program stood before the Liberty County Hospital Authority on Tuesday afternoon and announced their final project.

August 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Resident semi-finalist for grandparent award

Sharon Bland of Allenhurst isn't your grandmother's grandmother. At 48, not only is Bland still active in her own affairs after bringing up her four children, she also regularly opens her arms to six grandchildren and makes sure they each get the attention and care they deserve.

August 19, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fundraiser draws crowd to old Dorchester School

The smell of fried fish and fresh cole slaw drew hundreds of Liberty County residents to the aged steps of Midway's newly renovated Dorchester Civic Center on Saturday for the center's fish fry and car show.

August 19, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


MySpace vs. Facebook vs. Twitter

Few would dispute that Facebook, Myspace and Twitter are some of the hottest social mediums around. These online hangouts have become the place to see and be seen.

August 17, 2009 | By Charlotte Marten Correspondent | Lifestyle


United Way seeks volunteers

Participating volunteers will make recommendations regarding distribution of money raised during the 2009 campaign.

August 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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Articles by Section - 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


Kickoff Thursday for Long Relay

The American Cancer Society will hold its Long County Relay for Life kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at A New Beginning Church.

January 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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