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Local play depicts slaves’ struggle

Love-It-Productions will perform a play this weekend that pays homage to the ultimate sacrifice many African-Americans paid for freedom and to strong mothers who persevered despite slavery.

May 06, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Elvis exits as Jacob, Isabella top baby-name list

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list.

May 05, 2011 | By Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Host a dinner party to help hospice

Plans are under way for Hospice Savannah's second annual Summer Night event Saturday, June 11.

May 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Inspiration abundant at festival

Inclement weather moved out of the area just in time last week, giving patrons and vendors at the sixth annual Midway Art Festival a sunny Saturday on which to peruse and display crafts. A variety of artists from Midway to neighboring Richmond Hill exhibited work including wildlife photography, woven baskets, sketches and wood carvings.

May 04, 2011 | Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Farmer donates land to Ludowici church

Tattnall County resident Robert Dasher recently donated a parcel of land to the Macedonia Missionary Church of Ludowici that is adjacent to the present property.

May 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Three complete military training

Navy Airman Apprentice Cody L. Murray, son of Luanna I. Murray of Lagrange and William A. Murray of Ludowici, recently was promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

May 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs hear of emergency preparation

Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges and Deputy Director Larry Logan spoke at the Goldenheirs' April meeting.

May 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County enjoys egg hunt, community activities

People from all over the area celebrated Easter on Saturday at Ludowici Church of God.

April 28, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Liberty Relay will raise funds, cancer awareness

Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Relay for Life participants will circle the Liberty County Recreation Department's football field for 12 consecutive hours to raise money for the American Cancer Society while boosting awareness and supporting survivors. So far, Liberty County teams have raised $75,895.89. Their goal is $154,000, said Jessica Seagle, community manager of the South Atlantic division of the American Cancer Society.

April 27, 2011 | Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Telephone workers donate to fire victims

Centurylink Pioneers recently donated $500 and household goods to the family of Natalie Bischoff, whose home was destroyed by fire in February. The $500 was provided by the Independent Telephone Pioneers Association Charitable Foundation. Hinesville is home to the ITPA National Office and Telephone Museum at Bryant Commons.

April 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Take her home, love her while you can

Special-education teachers and caregivers do not get the respect they deserve in most cases. The good teachers and good caregivers provide services that are so important to kids and adults.

April 25, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Liberty appreciates, learns about Earth

Take care of and love the Earth. After all, we only have one green planet to call our own.

April 25, 2011 | Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Child advocates learn from conference

Eight community Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers from Atlantic Area CASA attended the Georgia CASA State Conference on April 16 in Atlanta to enhance their skills as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.

April 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Best things: Make activity a regular habit

As the facility coordinator and head strength and speed coach at the D1 Savannah sports training center, Robert Creel encourages athletes of all ages and abilities to get in the habit of exercising. The facility, which opened on Ogeechee Highway in September, offers sports training for kids ages 7-18 as well as fitness programs for adults.

April 23, 2011 | Christie Schroeder | Lifestyle


Life before Fort Stewart revisited

When wartime came to 1940s Georgia, rural life was turned on its ear for the residents of Taylors Creek and other small communities scattered throughout nearly 300,000 acres. The Department of Defense needed their land for a strategic military post and they could do nothing more than take what little money was offered and move out to make a new life somewhere else.

April 22, 2011 | Jen Alexander McCall Coastal Courier correspondent | 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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