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Tribute to Sheriff Cecil Nobles

Editor's note: Cecil Nobles, who served as Long County Sheriff since 1969, died Monday morning. This tribute was published in Sunday's Courier:

January 09, 2012 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Masons brighten holidays for kids

In December, Ludowici Prince Hall Masonic Family delivered more than 100 gifts for children in foster care in Liberty and Long counties to the agency office in Hinesville. The delivery included dolls, trucks, jump ropes, games and other new toys to help make the day brighter for girls and boys living in foster care in the area.

January 09, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local efforts, global impacts

A local civic organization has completed about 10 percent of a daunting mission: turning shoes into water.

January 06, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Annual event repurposes Christmas trees

Now that you're likely putting your stockings away and the new year is here, it's time to shift gears and think about how best to part ways with your Fraser fir.

January 05, 2012 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Celebrating powerful history

Jan. 1, 2012, marked the 149th year since President Abraham Lincoln's historic Emancipation Proclamation became effective.

January 04, 2012 | Edith Anderson Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier for Jan. 1

Coastal Courier readers showcase their travels while bring a small memento of home.

January 01, 2012 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Dorsey, Motley, Wyche are military on the move

Dorsey graduates from basic training

January 01, 2012 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Thumbs up, ‘Dragon Tattoo’

Welcome to a brand new addition of Showtime with Sasha. Today we'll examine the phenomenon that is "The Millennium Trilogy" or, more specifically, the latest adaptation of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."

December 30, 2011 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Undeck your halls by recycling your tree

Merry Christmas! I hope you are having a really wonderful Christmas celebration today.

December 27, 2011 | Sara Swida Keep Liberty Beautiful | Lifestyle


Precious memories from Christmas in early 1950s

A week before Christmas, we scouted the woods around our little farm for the perfect pine tree before we decided on one and chopped it down to decorate for our Christmas tree.

December 27, 2011 | Margie Love | Lifestyle


Ludowici holds Miss Christmas pageant

The annual Miss Christmas Holiday Beauty Pageant recently was held at Long County High School to collect donations for the Wingmen M.C. of Ludowici toy drive.

December 27, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Lifestyle


Making young spirits bright

More than 2,600 recyclable bags of toys, games, puzzles, books and wrapping paper were given away to parents, grandparents and guardians of needy children from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

December 21, 2011 | Randy C. Murray rmurray@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Goldenheirswelcome all seniors

Representatives from the Liberty County Tax Assessors' office spoke at the Goldenheirs' November meeting.

December 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


St. James Sports Center celebrates at 15th annual Christmas party

The spirit of Christmas was alive as St. James Sports Center in Holmestown hosted its 15th annual Christmas party and dinner Wednesday night.

December 20, 2011 | John Wood Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Local finishes basic training

Army Pfc. Jarrell R. Crawford recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.

December 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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'Come and Take It!' at Fort Morris

For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.

December 01, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


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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