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Area to commemorate 1941 attack

December is not just a month for joyous holiday celebration, it also is a time to observe Pearl Harbor's somber anniversary. The Disabled American Veterans will commemorate the tragic attack on Pearl Harbor at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Fred L. Ginter American Legion Post #168 on West Highway 84 in Hinesville. Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is officially observed Dec. 7.

December 01, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


YMCA has lots more than fitness

The YMCA is more than a family fitness center. Some days, it is a child-care service.

December 01, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Hunters organize to feed needy

Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program.

November 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Farm donates trees for troops

Some people give money during the holidays. Others give toys to needy children. And some, like Judy and Paschal Brewer, give Christmas trees.

November 29, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Veterans help disabled vet

On Nov. 20, veterans made a difference. Members of American Legion Post 168 of Hinesville built a handicap ramp for a disabled veteran.

November 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Campaign still collecting toys, food for needy

Local Toys for Tots coordinators are still accepting toy donations for this year's campaign to ensure that more than 2,000 children in Liberty County receive Christmas gifts.

November 26, 2010 | By Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Seniors enjoy dinner, company

Thanksgiving came early this week for some Liberty County residents.

November 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Food giveaway draws crowd

The Rev. Katrina Deason said she heard from police officers that a couple hundred people had lined up at the crack of dawn Monday to ensure they could get free Thanksgiving baskets from the Manna House.

November 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Auction's target to move historic home

Looking to preserve the historical properties and legacy of sites within Liberty County the Liberty Cultural and Historic Association hosted a silent auction Friday night at the old Liberty County jail.

November 24, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Free Thanksgiving meal for soldiers

Single soldiers far from home or families waiting for their deployed soldiers to return can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner free of charge tomorrow from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Vann's Bar and Grill's future location inside the Econo Lodge (formerly Bulls & Beach), off Highway 84. Vann's will remain in its current location behind Goody's department store until Friday.

November 24, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


This round's for the animals

Area residents stepped up to the karaoke mic, bought raffle tickets and enjoyed libations Friday at Vann's Bar and Grill during the Liberty Humane Shelter's fourth annual Pouring for Paws fundraiser.

November 22, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Clubs provide Thanksgiving meals

Members of Liberty County's social clubs joined forces Thursday evening to ensure 70 underprivileged families will enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.

November 22, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Sorority fundraiser for March of Dimes

November is Prematurity Awareness Month at the March of Dimes and the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Chi Pi Zeta Chapter showed their support by hosting a 5K run/walk Nov. 13 beginning and ending at the Liberty County Courthouse.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


November is Homeless Prevention Month

Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier signed a proclamation Nov. 4 before the Hinesville City Council making November Homeless Prevention Month in Hinesville. Homeless Prevention coordinator Daisy Jones, Liberty County United Ministerial Alliance President Rev. Richard Hayes, Kirk Healing Center representative Charli Shearer, KHC board of directors member Barbara Martin and Hinesville Community Development Department director Kenneth Howard attended the signing.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Food drive helps Manna House stock up

Every weekday, those who are hungry can find hot meals at the Manna House in Hinesville.

November 19, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


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Extension honors Long County employee

Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.

November 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


New 'Hunger Games' has sporadic action; good acting

The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.

November 28, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


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


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


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