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Student archaeologist start long-term dig

Fifteen students and scientists from New York spent June in the sweltering Georgia outback with one purpose: To dig. And dig. And dig.

July 03, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger | Lifestyle


Miss independence crowned

Long County recently commemorated the nation's birthday with the 2009 Miss Independence Day Pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.

July 03, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Staff writer | Lifestyle


Thomas Nathaniel Terry

Thomas Nathaniel Terry was born to Theresa and Michal Terry at 3:18 p.m. on May 30. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Thomas weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches.

June 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


'Larger than Life' pageant crowns queen

The second annual "Larger Than Life" pageant was held May 23 at Long County High School. The contestants were presented to a panel of judges who scored them on appearance, poise and confidence.

June 29, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Capitol Records artists visit camp

Capitol Records recording artist the Dukes of Da'Ville recently surprised and delighted children at the St. James summer camp when they dropped in for an unexpected visit.

June 29, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Colt Ford rocks out Long County concert

Despite a two-hour weather delay, Colt Ford put on a great show June 18 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch in Long County for the fans who braved the rain.

June 29, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bird specialist at LeConte-Woodmanston

June 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Old school gets first of many upgrades

The former Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway recently got a new tin roof and interior upgrades - the first steps in a restoration planned for the structure, which is now the Dorchester Civic Center.

June 22, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


First Fathers Day a tough journey for one dad

Steven Laboy sat next to his wife Sarah with one leg folded under the other on a double-stuffed couch at the Ronald McDonald house in Savannah on Friday night.

June 22, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Old live oak once stood on plantation, topples Saturday

Once on a working plantation, Olin Fraser's white house on Court Street was built in 1839, used to sit on the same property as Bradwell Institute and is recorded on the national registry for its historic significance.

June 17, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Concert draws crowd despite heat

A free lunchtime concert in the park Friday featured Carlos Bertonatti, who recently signed with Epic Records.

June 17, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Jones exhibit to highlight museum's 50th year

Once called "the apostle to the blacks," the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones has returned in spirit to his beloved Liberty County, a place where his former plantations, Maybanks, Montevideo and Arcadia, once stood and where he spent 17 years evangelizing to slaves, who his family called friends.

June 17, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Office trip to islands

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Spouses' club installs 2009 officers

The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club recently installed new officers for the fiscal year 2009-10. Frankie Andrews emceed the candlelit ceremony, during which the new board was installed.

June 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Church has addicts clean themselves, community up

A yellow "Dead End" sign provides one of the few vibrant colors along the frayed edges of Rebecca Street.

June 12, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


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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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