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Nov. 2 is Retired Teacher Day

Retired Educators Day will be Nov. 2. Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed a proclamation honoring retired educators for their contributions to children. Thank a retired educator on this day. From left, in front, Jane Cart, Thomas, Carolyn Strickland; in back, LaFayne May, Jean Johnson, Alice Travis and Joan Hollingsworth.

November 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Christian editor to meet with Goldenheirs

The Goldenheirs have added a meeting for November. On Tuesday at noon the group will share a covered dish lunch and Gerald Harris, editor of The Christian Index, the oldest religious newspaper in the nation, will be the guest speaker.

November 11, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Service awards nominations sought

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is seeking nominations for its Community Servant Award. Presented to an individual, the award exemplifies the spirit of community service.

November 11, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Mass choir expands, kicks off new season

The Liberty County Community & Area Mass Choir, comprised of members from Liberty County and surrounding areas, has kicked off its 2009 season with excellent participation and enthusiasm.

November 11, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Acebes go to Alaska

Bill and Brenda Acebes recently visited Portage Glacier in Alaska and took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them.

November 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long opens time capsule, buries another

With help from the Masons of Georgia, Long County removed a cornerstone of the courthouse Saturday, and glimpsed artifacts from a time long gone. The stone housed a time capsule full of items from 1926.

November 06, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

November 04, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long County festival celebrates area

The Long County Wildlife Festival last Saturday marked the event's 27th year, and organizers made sure to add plenty of new activities.

November 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Refresh your smoke alarms at daylight change

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 next weekend.

November 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans grateful for support

Members of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 of Hinesville presented a plaque to Mayor Sandra Martin and the City Council of Flemington on Oct. 14 at Flemington City Hall for outstanding support during the organization's 2008 fundraising drive.

November 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Rotary revamps funding formula

Rotary District Governor-Elect Clyde Taylor recently updated Hinesville Rotarians on changes in funding uses and sources, including restructuring the nonprofit club's grants and partnerships. Rotary International sponsors five educational programs, five humanitarian grant programs and PolioPlus through the annual program fund and the Future Vision Fund donations. Taylor said the organization's plan will span three years and help to simplify programs and focus Rotarian efforts.

October 30, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Lions donate brooms to firefighters

October 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Designer home tours benefit charity

Hundreds of guests turned out for the kickoff party Thursday for the Coastal Living and Cottage Living Holiday Coastal Cottage at Yellow Bluff, which start offering public tours Monday.

October 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


SCAD students explore LeConte

On Sept. 17, 36 Savannah College of Art and Design students and three instructors visited the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation near Riceboro to learn about the site and the projects they will be involved in this fall quarter.

October 25, 2008 | By Mary Beth Evans Columnist | Lifestyle


Coat drive under way in Long County

LUDOWICI - As the summer heat transitions into cooler fall weather, it's important to make sure children are bundled up for warmth. Some children in Ludowici are in need of extra help this year and a group of local citizens is holding a community coat drive. The drive, Help Keep Smiley Kids Warm, is an effort to collect new and gently used coats to be distributed to those in need.

October 25, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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'Exodus...' delivers spectacle; little else

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.

December 19, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


The Spot Dec. 18

Festival of Lights

December 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Pembroke has 31st annual Christmas parade

Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.

December 18, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Midway Museum hosts 55th annual tea

Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.

December 18, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Gingerbread contest winners named

The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.

December 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Toys for Tots gives out more than 6,000 gifts

On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.

December 17, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Cultural references help explain America

My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."

December 15, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart spouse in singing contest finals

Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.

December 15, 2014 | By Bob Mathews Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Plant's employees go all out for Toys4Tots

Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.

December 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Christmas classics cater to all tastes

Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.

December 12, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


The Spot Dec. 11

Here's the information and links for activities mentioned in this week's spot:

December 12, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Seabrook Village brings past to life

Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.

December 11, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


Personal and area news from 18 years ago

Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.

December 10, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Hinesville man earns honorary doctorate

Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.

December 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


St. Phillip's goes global with nativities

Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.

December 10, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


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