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Hinesville gearing up for Small World

Given its proximity to Fort Stewart and many seaports, Vicki Davis said cultural diversity is one of the strongest building blocks holding Hinesville together.

March 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Walker H.S. alumni honor teachers

LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.

March 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Kiss-A-Pig Campaign starts

SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.

March 11, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


'09 NAACP officers installed

Judge Linnie Darden Jr. recently administered oaths of office to the 2009 Liberty Coun-

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill, Hinesville Rotary Clubs help special needs children

When the Top of the Morning Rotary Club of Charlotte, N.C., called on Rotarians in Georgia to help buy a van to transport special needs children to school, area Rotary clubs sprang into action. Richmond Hill Rotary Club President Donna Jones and Hinesville Rotary Club President Gary Dodd threw the support of their organizations behind the project.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


New Eagle Scout honored for recent achievements

New Eagle Scout Chris Bourque of Boy Scout Troop 401 was recognized for his achievements at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor from Lions International President Al Brandel. The letter and Eagle Scout certificate were presented by Jerry Leland, president of the Liberty Coastal Lions Club.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Lions Club plans to help Georgians

Members of the Hinesville Lion's Club joined the myaor as he signed a proclamation Thursday in honor of White Cane Day. The Lions Club will participate in White Cane Day on Saturday, April 4, at Wal-Mart. They will accept donations to help Georgians in need of vision and hearing care.

March 09, 2009 | Lauren Hunsberger | Lifestyle


Sock hop benefits first responders

The poodle skirts and leather jackets made it look like a "Happy Days" fan convention.

March 04, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Artists brings warmy, fuzzy art

Artist Conni Tögel is bringing her show "Sheep Incognito" to Hinesville to spread laughter and the joys of art to area students and residents.

March 02, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long tax commissioner retires

LUDOWICI - In 1980 Ronald Reagan was elected president, Kramer vs. Kramer won the Best Picture Oscar, the Georgia Bulldogs went 12-0, winning the NCAA football championship, and Lillian Simmons was elected tax commissioner of Long County.

March 02, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Unsung black history icon may be honored

Ask someone about Susie King Taylor and you usually get a blank stare.

February 27, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wild game feed draws 400

LUDOWIC - The third annual Wild Game Dinner last Saturday brought in about 400 people.

February 25, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Artists capture beauty of live oaks

The Georgia coast is home to some of the country's oldest and largest live oak trees. Through the years, their snarled arms and immense size have stirred muse-like inspiration in a host of Southern painters, writers and nature lovers. On Friday night, a group of area photographers who worked diligently to capture the majestic tree's beauty showcased their oak-inspired art before a crowd at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.

February 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Boy Scouts to honor Donald Peller

On March 6, the Liberty District of the Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, will recognize long-time Scout volunteer Donald Peller at its annual Good Scout Breakfast.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


County marks Arbor Day

Liberty County Commission Chairman John D. McIver signed an Abor Day proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 20, Arbor Day in Liberty County. Morning Glory Garden Club members Judy Shippey, Lanell Crapse and Peggy Fraser were present for the signing.

February 23, 2009 | By Judy Shippey Special to the Courier | 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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