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4-year-old won't let leukemia slow her down

Last summer, 4-year-old Vicky Hall couldn't wait for the school year to roll around. She wanted to start preschool, and the ringing of that first bell couldn't get here soon enough.

August 26, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Southerners get married, divorced more

WASHINGTON (AP) - Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher rates of divorce.

August 25, 2011 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


September busy at Dorchester Village

The Dorchester Village Civic Center in Midway will host special events in the next few months in its newly renovated building.

August 23, 2011 | By Meredith Brown Courier intern | Lifestyle


A.G. Overman loved city, its people

A. G. Overman wrote a letter to The Liberty County Herald on Dec. 19, 1975, just a short time before his death in 1976. He told of his love for the city and its people.

August 22, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Bradwell class of 1967 planning reunion

The Bradwell Institute's class of 1967 will hold its 44th year class reunion during the weekend of Oct. 14-15.

August 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Stewart seeks Public Lands Day volunteers

The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Locals advance military careers

Army Pfc. Patrick W. Bean has graduated from the basic field artillery cannon crew member advanced individual training course at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. Bean is the son of Patrick W. and Marion D. Bean of Midway.

August 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty Training School has reunion

Students who attended or graduated from the Liberty County Training School, built in 1928, along with one of their teachers, Neloweze Cooper, reminisced about their educational experiences at the school on two recent Saturdays at Historic Dorchester Academy.

August 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Day at Old Dorchester depicts era after Civil War

Historic Dorchester Academy Museum will show what life was like in this area from 1871-1940 during its annual Day at Old Dorchester on Saturday, Sept. 17.

August 16, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


More first-time homeless seeking help

More people are becoming homeless for the first time due to such factors as job loss, catastrophic illness and domestic violence, according to Hinesville Homeless Prevention Program coordinator Daisy Jones. She said the Homeless Prevention Program is doing what it can to assist area residents.

August 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Scouting's Venturing drawing youth in

Venturing is one of the fastest growing Boy Scouts of America programs today, here in the local area as well as across the country. Young men and women learn leadership skills while engaging in challenging outdoor activities and community service.

August 09, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Recycled fashions make it to runway

Project Runway has come to Hinesville! It's true, but don't expect to see Heidi Klum or Tim Gunn walking down Main Street. Recently, one of First Presbyterian Christian Academy's summer workshops featured fashion design with a twist. All of the young designers who participated used repurposed items and everyday materials to create recycled fashions.

August 09, 2011 | By Sara Ann Swida Columnist | Lifestyle


State YMCA taps local woman

Joan Hollingsworth has been selected to serve as the 2011 finance chairwoman for the State YMCA of Georgia in Liberty County. The finance drive currently is under way to support the state YMCA program in middle and high schools in Georgia through Hi-Y, Tri-Hi-Y and coed "Y" Clubs.

August 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Remembering Liberty Independent Trroop

There is much history in the county about the Liberty Independent Troop. Richard "Dick" Cohan served in it for 17 years and retired as a captain. He has several notebooks full of information on the LIT. Several years ago, he wrote an article summarizing the many highlights of this honorable group of soldiers. I want to share his summary with you:

August 08, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Swingin' Medallions play at fundraiser

The Swingin' Medallions entertained the crowd July 29 at Club Stewart, singing songs from the past to help raise money for the HAPfan Foundation, which sponsored the concert.

August 08, 2011 | By Mike Riddle 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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