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United Way sets $200,000 goal

The United Way of the Coastal Empire announced $202,699 as this year's goal for the fundraising campaign this past week at The Heritage Bank. The annual campaign runs from September to November.

October 04, 2007 | By Alena Parker Courier Intern | Lifestyle


Gum Branch firefighters have some fun

The Gum Branch Fire Department hosted a fish fry and classic car show this past Saturday at the Gum Branch park.

October 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Surplus commodities handed out

Commodity distributions have been announced for Liberty and Long counties. Forms are required to pick up food.

September 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


The Midway Gallery

The quaint brick house at 70 Martin Road in the heart of Midway has been different things over the years. However, since October of 2005 it has been The Midway Gallery.

September 25, 2007 | By Matt Norsworthy Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty trivia

- Mutch Logan lived in Willie and had a barrel of fish shipped by rail each Saturday and sold them in the community.

September 19, 2007 | By Margie Love Liberty lore | Lifestyle


Family brings music to Goldenheirs

Music filled the air at the Goldenheirs' August meeting as the Holiday family presented a concert showcasing a variety of music, including classical.

September 19, 2007 | By Joyce Laseter Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rotary names Soldier of Month

Sgt. Carlos Gomez was honored during Tuesday's Rotary meeting as the Soldier of the Month for August. Gomez joined the Army in April 2002, and was assigned to Company A USAG Hunter Army Airfield as a senior parachute packer in April 2006. His short-term goal is to focus on his military career by earning the next rank of staff sergeant and he plans to be a career soldier, aiming for the top rank of command sergeant major. Gomez's long-term goal is to pursue a college degree in general studies. He and his wife have two children and reside ...

September 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Hinesville Lions induct new members

The Hinesville Lions Club inducted three new members, including the first student member under the new Lions Clubs International Student Member Program on Aug. 6.

September 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Group works to protect land

September 06, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Fans are hot prizes for seniors

With the sweltering, record breaking temperature, people are doing everything they can to beat the heat and stay cool.

September 01, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Life expectancy improves in U.S.

WASHINGTON - Americans are living longer than ever, but not as long as people in 41 other countries.

August 28, 2007 | By Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press Writer | Lifestyle


Local girl is Little Miss Forestry

Amber Brooke Holland of Liberty County was named the 68th annual Little Miss Georgia Forestry earlier this summer in Tifton.

August 28, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Center established for senior citizens

Tim Rutherford, vice president of Senior Citizens, Inc., spoke to the Rotary Club on Tuesday. The organization's mission is to assist with independent living for seniors, as well as promoting the well being of the elderly. The company recently opened the Ruth Byck Adult Day Care Center in Hinesville at the Victory Assembly of God Church. Rutherford also oversees the "Meals on Wheels" program in Savannah that makes lunch deliveries to seniors in Liberty County.

August 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Inspectors take junk cars for charity

Through September, Hinesville's code enforcement office will be "collecting cars" for the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia.

August 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Walthourville honors first mayor, council

In the winter of 1974, history was being made in the west end of Liberty County.

August 25, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Lifestyle


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'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


Turkey 'egg' hunt coming to post

Help find the eggs left by turkeys around Cypress Creek Adventure Golf on Dec. 1.

November 17, 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


Students finish first-aid training

Sixteen students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Pathway recently completed CPR and first-aid certification training with firefighter Casey Hale, who helps with the training every semester.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Murder still unsolved 130 years later

Richmond H. Peacock was born Aug. 24, 1807, in what then was Liberty County but now is Long County. He was the son of Samuel (1777-1839) and Mary Peacock (1786-1869). Samuel was born in South Carolina and was in the War of 1812. They were married in 1802 in Georgia, and both died in Liberty County.

November 10, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Nightcrawler' is a masterpiece

"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.

November 07, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Military offered babysitting for night out

RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Smiley Trunk-or-Treat draws a thousand

Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.

November 05, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Retired commander donates to vets memorial

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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