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More rescue groups want to save pets

There's no doubt that Liberty County's residents are passionate about their pets, both wanted and unwanted. Recent calls for ordinances on spaying, neutering and microchipping have brought forth heated debate among pet owners and pet rescuers. Lately this conversation has evolved into discussions about the county's current animal control and rescue policies, which some residents view as inefficient in light of the number of groups who seek to find homes for abandoned pets.

February 18, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


School staff fights cancer by wearing red

For the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Movement's Fight against Heart Disease," the staff of Liberty Elementary School all wore red on Feb. 5. Principal Chris Anderson encouraged employees to wear red and learn about heart disease. School nurse Katie Johnson, RN, BSN, also shared information.

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Mass Choir entertaining crowds for years

The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size.

February 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Law enforcement delivers 'bear hugs' for kids

There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.

February 15, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Savannah mayor to speak at banquet

The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 16th annual scholarship

February 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Bike club rides for Haiti relief

What seemed like a dreary and cold Saturday for most Hinesville residents wasn't for several area motorcycle clubs and the American Red Cross.

February 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Post after-school program offers rides

Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services is offering after-school transportation to students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Snelson Golden Middle School who are currently enrolled in CYSS programs.

February 10, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Schools set parenting workshop

The Liberty County Schools Division for Exceptional Learning will have a free parenting workshop from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St., Hinesville.

February 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Teachers slimed, 'snaked' for Haiti relief

Diamond Elementary School students learned Friday that every penny has precious value when many pennies for a good cause are added together.

February 08, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Garden club helps plant daffodils in park

February 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


New Day donates to Manna House

New Day Outreach Ministry donated $150 and eight boxes of food to the Manna House in Hinesville on Thursday. The church asked members to collect food items to help replenish Manna House's supplies, which dwindled during the rough holiday season. Many people contributed.

February 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Dorchester volunteers recognized

Bill Austin and Deborah Robinson's devotion to preserving one of Liberty County's most historic sites has been recognized by the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. Austin and Robinson were named the 2010 volunteers of the year for their work with Dorchester Academy in Midway.

February 03, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Students raise thousands for Haiti relief

Some enterprising Liberty High School students whipped together a quick campaign for Haiti relief that netted more than $5,000 last month. The students presented the funds to local Red Cross representatives on Monday at the high school. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Courier.

February 03, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Georgia rodent sees early spring; not Phil

LILBURN - If Georgia's groundhog can be believed, the chilly winter is about to give way to an early spring.

Gen. Beauregard Lee gave his annual Groundhog Day prognostication Tuesday morning from his home at the Yellow River Game Ranch. The prediction was delayed when Gen. Lee got away from his handlers and hid, then climbed a fence behind his mock-mansion home.

February 02, 2010 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Hi Fidelity crowns pageant queens

The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual holiday pageant on Dec.12, at Midway Middle School. The theme for the pageant was "Diamonds in the Stars."

February 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Doughnuts are poor man's dessert

It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.

July 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Church-based group wants to help disabled

Retired probation officer and Hinesville resident Arthur Stewart spends his time golfing with friends, attending and serving as a junior warden at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, and building handicap ramps for physically disabled residents of Liberty, McIntosh and Glynn counties.

July 10, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting is Saturday

An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.

July 09, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rare termite finds home in Hinesville

A rare species of termites reported on in the Courier a year ago continued to spread through the building in which they were found, and now they've been discovered in the oak trees in Bradwell Park.

July 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Mission team travels to Dominican Republic

The DR2K14 Mission Possible Team, comprised of Hinesville churches' members, completed its fourth ministry trip to the Dominican Republic on June 12.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty Lore: Groovers’ Gum Branch journey began at docks

When a Liberty County native thinks of the Gum Branch community in the rural area of the county, he or she probably thinks of one of four families: the Groovers, the Longs, the Smileys or the Zorns.

July 07, 2014 | Margie Love Historian | Lifestyle


Hallie Holmes estate donates $15K to Midway Museum

The Midway Museum recently received a $15,000 donation from the family of Hallie B. Holmes, who was the national president of the Georgia State Regent of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville native is serving on oldest warship

BOSTON - A 2004 Liberty County High School graduate from Hinesville is part of a handpicked Navy crew serving on the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Religion announcements July 6-19

July 7

July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Keep Liberty Beautiful: Littering and neglect for the poor, clueless souls

Litter is a big deal for Keep Liberty Beautiful. We know how devastating out-of-control litter is for the quality of life of a community.

July 07, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Drury working on next-generation ‘Virginian’

Westerns dominated the airways in the 1960s. One of the most popular was "The Virginian," which ran for nine seasons on NBC from 1962-71 and starred James Drury as the unnamed mystery foreman of the Shiloh ranch, set in Medicine Bow, Wyoming.

July 04, 2014 | By Nick Thomas For the Coastal Courier | Lifestyle


Bateman finds inner jerk in ‘Bad Words’

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 7.

July 04, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Winners crowned at Miss Independence Day Pageant

The Miss Independence Day Pageant recently was held in Ludowici.

July 03, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Appetizers can enhance a restaurant’s reputation

A restaurant's appetizer can influence my decision to make a return visit. Even something as simple as the dry-roasted peanuts I wolf down while waiting for my Five Guys burger is something I consider before deciding which burger joint to visit.

July 02, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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