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Equal pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Blood drive benefits sick BC firefighter

The Bryan County and Richmond Hill Fire Departments will be holding a Blood Drive for Bryan County firefighter Terry Nielsen, who is fighting a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


District 5 residents enjoy cookout

District 5 County Commissioner Gary Gilliard sponsored a back-to-school cookout in Holmestown Park on Aug. 31.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Flag honors veteran's service

First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Firefighters give muscle diseases the boot

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Night draws families out

National Night Out got underway Tuesday after an afternoon thunderstorm caused a brief delay to the family-style event around Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 06, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


McAllister manager's passion bring history alive

Daniel Brown is a total history buff.

August 06, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Event treats community to 'night out'

Residents from Hinesville, Fort Stewart and other Liberty County neighborhoods can learn more about staying safe and drug-free at the local National Night Out event from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 02, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs enjoy patriotic music

The Goldenheirs enjoyed a musical program July 6 by the Jubilee Singers Senior Choir of First Baptist Church in Hinesville. Elaine Walker directed the choir in patriotic music selections. Anne and Chuck Stewart performed a skit about prayer. Betty Dunham played the piano.

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville natives pen debut novel

Two Hinesville natives have co-authored their debut novel, "Best Lover in Town," published by Charles River Press. Brenda Woody and Steve Tindle graduated from Bradwell Institute in 1978 and, through a social networking site, reconnected 30 years later.

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville man wins $100K

ATLANTA - A Hinesville man who acted on a hunch recently when he bought a lottery ticket is certainly glad he followed his instinct. Bernard Buono, 70, won a $100,000 top prize playing the new Georgia Lottery game Instant KENO!

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cowboy fest ropes in crowd

Cowboys of all ages descended last Saturday on Long County for the sixth annual National Day of the American Cowboy Festival, which was hosted by the County Line Barn.

July 31, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Best things: Top tools for school

With school starting next week, parents and teachers are already gearing up to help their kids make the most of the year. John Ramps, owner of educational supply store The Teaching Nook in Allenhurst, gave his top five educational tools for helping students succeed in the classroom.

July 28, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Coastal Empire UW earns excellent rating

SAVANNAH - The United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management, for the second consecutive year. The nonprofit serves Chatham, Liberty, Bryan and Effingham counties.

July 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


CASA volunteer sworn in

Last week, Fran Lewis-Timmons was sworn in at the Liberty County Courthouse by Judge Linny Darden as a volunteer with Court Appointed Special Advocate for children.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Tensions flair as mayor election nears

With just three days remaining until the "Election of the Century," the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable.

August 25, 2016 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Lifestyle


Cupcake War set for Sept. 8

The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host its annual Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Mayor helps church mark Korean Independence Day

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown celebrated National Liberation Day of Korea (Korean Independence Day) Aug. 15 with the congregation of Hinesville Korean Presbyterian Church.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Disney breathes life back into ‘Pete’s Dragon

"Pete's Dragon" is much more than another remake of a Disney classic. It's an incredible reimagining of the story and a terrific upgrade ...

August 19, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Lifestyle


16th century Spanish fort found on Parris Island

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Located near the town of Beaufort, Parris Island holds more than the dreams of future Marines-it contains the remains of ...

August 19, 2016 | By Stephanie Schupska and Peggy Binette | Lifestyle


Sweet tastes if short English summer

Everyone in the land of my birth is very excited because warm sunny weather, which is always brief and elusive in England, has arrived.

August 18, 2016 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Diet? No, say it isn’t so

Well it's finally happened. The one thing I said I would not do. The dreaded four letter word that I and many others completely ...

August 18, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Finish benefit run across U.S. with 93-year-old

World War II veteran Ernest Andrus will complete his run across America on Saturday on St Simons Island.

August 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Proclamation celebrates Gullah/Geechee

CHARLESTON, SC - As Black Music Month, June, ended, the sounds of the drum continued throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation from Jacksonville, North Carolina, to Jacksonville ...

August 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Grief camp next month for youth

Camp Hope, a grief day camp for area youth who have lost a loved one, will be Friday evening-Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, in Ludowici.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Notebook: The 1996 Olympics

From time to time I find things that I want to remember so I write them down in composition notebooks. This column contains some of ...

August 15, 2016 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Martin-Baker family has reunion

The Martin-Baker Family of Walthourville celebrated its 21st bi-annual family reunion July 28-31. The theme was "Far Away in Miles, Bound Together in Love."

August 15, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


‘Suicide Squad’ has its moments

"Suicide Squad" marks DC's third installment to its cinematic universe and the film brings a level of fun that's been missing from the ...

August 12, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Lifestyle


Musical retells ‘Prodigal Son’

Faithwalk Productions, a Virginia-based production company, presents "Living in Recovery," a remake of the Bible's "Prodigal Son" twice on Aug. 20 at the Liberty ...

August 12, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sorority has annual Cotillion

The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority recently announced the results of the 2016 Cotillion "An Enchanted Evening of Excellence and Elegance," which ...

August 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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