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Season decorations open to everyone

For the past seven years, Nancy and Lee Siperly having been decorating their home on Rye Patch Road and showcasing the Christmas spirit.

January 03, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Scouts donate to Manna House

Boy Scout Troop Pack 566 collected non-perishable items for Manna House.

January 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


A Grinch stole a Christmas tree

'Tis the season to be jolly and to show a lot of love by giving – by bringing joy to someone else. Not everyone, however, has a desire to show love and kindness during this special season.

January 01, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Mail holiday packages with care

December is the busiest time of year for mailing and the U.S. Postal Service is helping to make holiday shipping a little bit easier.

December 29, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Driver's license offices set holiday hours

The Department of Driver Services reminds customers that licensing centers will be closed during the holiday season on the following days:

December 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Lights dance with the music in display

Gene and Crystal Long have gone all out this year for Christmas by decorating their home in Davenport Acres in Long County.

December 27, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Jesus, Santa visit Hinesville

Representations of Jesus, Santa Claus and a substantial portion of Liberty County's population attended the annual Santa in the Park and Hinesville Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown Hinesville. Here is a video of the lighting ceremony. This link will take you to a photo gallery of the activities.

December 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Real estate agent seeks to brighten holidays

Agents, staff and family members of Holtzman Companies will bring gifts and sing carols at the Coastal Manor Nursing Home at 7 p.m. Dec. 13. Cash donations will be needed by Monday to purchase gifts for the patients. Donations may be taken to any of the Holtzman locations: Coldwell Banker Holtzman Realtors, Holtzman Insurance and Holtzman Real Estate Services, and All American Storage & U-Haul.

December 22, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


AARP gives privilege to age

We are accustomed to hearing people say, "Rank has its privilege." While that is true in so many cases, rank is not the only thing that grants certain privileges.

December 22, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


MDS seeks volunteers for camp

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is searching for summer camp volunteers who are looking for a rewarding and memorable experience.

December 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


County leader addresses Goldenheirs

The November meeting of Goldenheirs featured Bob Sprinkel, assistant county administrator.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Area's 'Idol' talks down drug abuse

Hundreds of parents, siblings and friends packed into Club Stewart on Fort Stewart Friday morning to watch more than 180 fifth graders from the post's elementary schools graduate from the Department of Emergency Services Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

December 20, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Lifestyle


Sorority marks World AIDS Day

December 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Reindeer to lead Santa in the Park Dec. 4

Scheduling for next week's Christmas in the Park is finishing up as the planning committee from the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority finalizes the participant and activity lineup.

December 13, 2007 | By Alena Parker Courier Intern | Lifestyle


Foundation provides hearing aids to poor Georgians

ATLANTA - The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation launched a new expanded program providing low-income Georgians facing hearing loss with digital hearing aids. The program was created in partnership with the Georgia Public Service Commission, Unitron, EM-Tech and over 100 audiologists and hearing aid dispensers throughout the state. The program will provide hearing aids for up to 800 legal Georgia residents with income below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Hearing aids will be distributed through state-licensed hearing providers to eligible persons.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Thanksgiving brings cornucopia of memories

The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.

November 25, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


County workees raise $13K for United Way

The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Memorial walk gets $5,000 donation

Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Holiday activities piling up

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's closures and change of hours of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are available at:

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


HS senior dancing with Atlanta Ballet

Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Dumb...' has some laughs; little else

It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.

November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Four complete basic training

Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:

November 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans honored in Long County

More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.

November 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Interstellar' is another Nolan classic

Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.

November 14, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pink Panther fundraiser at school

Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...

November 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Oyster roast benefits museum

Saturday marked the third year that the Midway Museum has hosted its fundraising oyster roast and sit-down dinner in the museum's lower floor.

November 13, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Chili cook-off, festival for FPCA

The eighth annual Hinesville Community Chili Cook-off and Festival on Saturday at First Presbyterian Christian Academy was an event full of food, entertainment and fun activities for children and families.

November 12, 2014 | by Caitlin Kenney Correspondent | Lifestyle


RiceFest celebrates Geechee Gullah culture

Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, City Councilman Chris Stacy and Geechee Gullah expert Jim Becote organized the first RiceFest, which was held seven years ago at the community center.

November 12, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


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