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Busy weekend in Long County

On April 4, Coastal Manor Nursing Home had its annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Ludowici Masonic Association.

April 13, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tattoo artist pledges clean, wholesome parlor

Liberty county will soon have its first tattoo parlor, but "it's just not another tattoo shop," according to owner Terrance Newsome.

April 10, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Tours of historic cemeteries on post set

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield invite community members to join the semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 28.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty congratulates the Biggest Losers

Using the old-fashioined approach - exercise and eating right - more than 50 Liberty County employees battled the scale as part of a two-month weight-loss challenge patterned after "The Biggest Loser" reality TV show.

April 06, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Midway man wins best booth at art fair

Last weekend, 29 regional artists exhibited and sold their art around Vernon Square in Darien at the McIntosh Art Association's annual Art in the Park Festival, which was held in conjunction with the Blessing of the Fleet celebration.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Smiley Elementary has student pageant

A standing-room only crowd packed Smiley Elementary's gym for the school's first-ever pageant, which, according to principal David Edwards, was a smashing success.

April 06, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Brownie troop coordinates donation to Bolivia

Project Helping Hands is a nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid for developing nations.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scholarship banquet aids youth

Georgia and Florida have more "available" black men for college than anywhere else in the country, yet many of them drop out of school before the age 15, according to Dr. Daniel Wims.

April 03, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Crowd braves rain for Kiss-A-Pig party

Roughly 80 people braved a downpour Saturday to attend 2009 Kiss-A-Pig Team Liberty candidate Jason Rogers' second annual Pig Patty Party. The event raised funds for this year's campaign.

April 03, 2009 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


LibertyFest cancels for this year

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has tabled its annual LibertyFest this year due to a lack of suitable venue.

April 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Trivia contest for Georgia Cities Week

What historical structure was built in the city of Hinesville in 1839?

April 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long Relay for Life begins fundraisers

LUDOWICI - Long County Relay for Life team captains recently discussed final preparations for the May 1 event.

April 01, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Vietnam vet gets Purple Heart after 39 years

Charles Wood is not a man of many words, especially about his service in Vietnam.

April 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Frost patterns bringing blooms together

After the threat of frost has passed, there are a few weeks each year when Georgia's coast comes to life. Brightly colored flowers transform the area's normally muddy and marshy, brown and green landscape into a brilliant, sweet-scented display of blooms.

March 30, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers attend conference

Seven community CASA volunteers from Atlantic Area CASA attended the Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates state conference in Atlanta on Saturday to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.

March 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Eighth-grader in national pageant

Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Ant-Man’ is a fun entry in Marvel’s lineup

"Ant-Man" is another Marvel comic-book character making the leap to the big screen in hopes of starting a potential franchise, and you know what? It deserves it. While a notch or two down from the likes of fellow Marvel film "The Avengers" or "Guardians of the Galaxy," for most of its length, "Ant-Man" is not bad.

July 22, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle


Sherman's sojourn in Midway was foreseen

The old Midway Church got a new minister in March 1811 - the Rev. Murdoch Murphy from the Carolinas, who preached there for about 13 years.

July 21, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Country singer to headline seafood festival

Country music singer Joe Nichols will be the headline act for this year's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill.

July 18, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Lifestyle


Riceboro Community Churches hails youth program

The Riceboro Community Churches, Inc. recently had its annual end of year banquet at the Riceboro Youth Center.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Librarian leaving to further education

Hinesville librarian Betsy Stow's friends and colleagues joined her at the city's Live Oak Public Library branch for cake, punch and to say goodbye before she pursues her calling for theology and ministry.

July 17, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle


Sentence yourself to tour of old jail

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the front page of July 15 edition gave an incorrect telephone number to call for more information on tours of the Historic Liberty County Jail. The correct number is 912-877-4332.

July 16, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County disagrees with same-sex ruling

Although a number of areas appear to welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that marriage is a guaranteed constitutional rite for same-sex couples, not just a man and woman, many in Ludowici and Long County do not agree.

July 16, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Mama, the Peach Man is coming -- lost fun of peddlers

Many years ago, before we had Wal-Mart and other large shopping centers close to us, we depended on peddlers to bring wares to our homes for our shopping pleasure.

July 14, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Local band up for statewide awards

Third Class Citizens, a band with members from Liberty and Long counties, is in the running for both the Georgia Music Awards' country band of the year and Georgia-country.com's group of the year.

July 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


On gardening, gophers and 'long' travels

"Don't let the bear get you!" This old saying popped into my head during this extremely hot weather.

July 06, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


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