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'Salty dogs' abound at shelter fundraiser

A standing-room only crowd packed Vann's Restaurant on Thursday night for the third annual Pouring 4 Paws fundraiser to benefit the Liberty Humane Shelter. Teams of celebrity bartenders, some dressed in outrageous costumes, served and poured, dropping their tips into a bucket for the shelter staff to tally.

November 27, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Dazzling Diamonds dine progressively

The Dazzling Diamond Divas, a Red Hat Society chapter on Fort Stewart, recently had a progressive dinner.

November 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Spouses club honors veterans

Members of the Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club and their families met Thursday afternoon to place wreaths at the Desert Shield/Desert Storm Monument in observance of Veterans' Day. The monument, in the wooded area in front of the post exchange, was built and dedicated in 1991 to honor those soldiers from Fort Stewart who died in battle.

November 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Fall Fest at the Y

The weather was clear and perfect and the little ones were out for fun at the YMCA Fall Festival held on Nov. 8.

November 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Rice Fest preserves history of area

Alarger crowd than last year turned out for the second annual Riceboro Rice Fest in downtown Riceboro on Nov. 8.

November 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Guardsmen taking long road march for Vets Day

Master Sgt. Sean Hannes of Hinesville and 12 other soldiers with the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, are going a step - actually 253,440 steps - above and beyond to show their appreciation and remembrance for the country's veterans, especially Georgia National Guard vets.

November 25, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


VFW post marking 50th year

VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville will celebrate 50 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families Nov. 13. The golden anniversary award is presented to the post in recognition of 50 years of outstanding service to the community.

November 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Businesses, agencies back trunk-or-treat

Smiley Elementary School had a "trunk-or-treat" day last Friday and allowed business representatives and individuals to park their cars in the school's lot and hand out Halloween candy to the students.

November 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Faith Temple crowns Little Miss Determined

November 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart club collects, donates books for kids

The Fort Stewart community worked to make a difference last week. Resident and staffers completed and are still working on several projects aimed at making the base a better place to live.

November 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


First responders party in their Halloween fines

The multi-county emergency assistance team got into the Halloween spirit Oct. 24 to raise money for their campaign to assist first responders on emergency calls.

November 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Barbershop a community fixture for 40 years

When he went into business more than 40 years ago at the age of 18, the cost of a haircut was $1 and a shave was 50 cents. After thousands of haircuts and watching many styles come and go, Charles Frasier is still in business and he has some of his original customers.

November 18, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hinesville's oldest church having homecoming

The First United Methodist Church Of Hinesville will celebrate homecoming Sunday, Nov. 2. A special worship service, which begins at 11 a.m., will combine the homecoming festivities with All Saints Sunday and Holy Communion.

November 15, 2008 | By Judy Shippey Correspondent | Lifestyle


Clocks back Saturday p.m.-Sunday a.m.

ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this weekend.

November 15, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Toys for Tots kicking off

Liberty County's Toys for Tots will be taking applications from families having troubles provid-

November 13, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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School planning food drive

The National Honor Society, student council and Interact Club of Liberty County High School will join together Thursday to fight hunger in Liberty County by collecting canned goods for the Manna House.

October 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Use what you have, make do; count blessings

Last month, when we visited our old home place, I saw a wild persimmon tree growing in the edge of Sally's yard. It was full of persimmons, and some were ripe.

October 28, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Walthourville seniors meet with commissioner

District 5 Commissioner Gary Gilliard recently was the guest speaker to a group of senior citizens in Walthourville to discuss SPLOST. Gilliard was invited by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray. "They asked some interesting questions and kept me on my toes, but I enjoyed my visit with them," Gilliard said.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Halloween parties on post

Join the fun at Club Stewart's Halloween Bash, starting at 9 p.m. Friday. Enjoy DJFreaksho, drink specials and a costume contest. There's a $7 cover charge. Patrons must be 18 or older to enter, and at least 21 to drink.

October 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fiber artist displays work in Pembroke

The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.

October 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Commission honors retired teachers

The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill throws a big party

RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle


Local band has part in movie

Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Down syndrome awareness month

For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.

October 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Photo exhibit at HAAC gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Verdict on 'The Judge' only decent

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.

October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Police graduates honor late detective

Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


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