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164 volunteers give out Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots volunteers prepare to distribute 6,800 toys to local families in need Saturday at the former Jordye Bacon Elementary School in Hinesville. United Way Liberty County office Director Jennifer Darsey, who coordinates the area's TFT campaign, said the community raised $36,000 to help the 1,700 children on the distribution list. Three-hundred children were placed on a waiting list. One-hundred and forty-seven volunteers participated.

December 19, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


DAV honors veterans of year at banquet

Members of the Disabled American Veterans chapter 46 and their families held a brief meeting Monday night at Dorchester Academy before having a Christmas celebration with a small feast.

December 19, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Wreaths for Warriors acknowledges city's help

Wreaths for Warriors Walk President Susan Ammons, center, and co-founder Bruce Muncher present a wreath to Hinesville on Monday. The wreath was for the city's support of the seventh annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart Saturday. Receiving the wreath was Krystal Hart, city public-relations manager.

December 18, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Dec. 18-24

Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: An early impulsive act causes confusion. But all is smoothed over once explanations are made. Expect a friend or family member to ask for your kind and always wise advice.

December 18, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Operation Homefront giving holiday meals to military families today

Operation Homefront Southeast will host its annual holiday meal distribution for the military from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Connection Church, 116 Patriot Trail, in Hinesville.

December 18, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County celebrates season with parade

The Long County Christmas Parade on Saturday in Ludowici attracted 24 entries, ranging from beauty queens showing off their crowns to churches recreating the birth of Jesus Christ.

December 18, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Columnist | Lifestyle


Former chairman is humanitarian of year

Former Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver recently was recognized by the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless as its 2013 humanitarian of the year.

December 18, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Volunteers dress up local events

The spirit of volunteerism can be infectious.

December 16, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


KLB, Courier earn awards

Keep Liberty Beautiful and the Coastal Courier earned first place awards at Keep Georgia Beautiful's annual banquet and awards ceremony Wednesday at the Emory University Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta.

December 16, 2013 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Holiday light tour continues

The holiday lighting that has delighted families visiting Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 continues until Dec. 26. Visitors are invited to drive through, at no charge, from 6-9 nightly.

December 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Toys for Tots hands out gifts

One-hundred and forty-seven of Santa's helpers wrapped and handed out toys to parents and guardians Saturday during this year's Toys for Tots toy distribution at the former Jordye Bacon Elementary School. The local program serves less-fortunate children in Liberty and Long counties.

December 16, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Andrew Young to speak in Statesboro

STATESBORO - Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.

December 15, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ford fundraiser benefits foster home

Hinesville Ford is holding the "Fill up the Fords" fundraiser for Gabriel's House Ranch from 1-3 p.m. Dec. 21 at 305 W. Oglethorpe Highway.

December 14, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Visions of gingerbread

The La Quinta Inn in Hinesville and the Hinesville Rotary Club are hosting their first Gingerbread House Community Showcase and Competition at La Quinta on Oglethorpe Highway. The display is available for viewing and public voting from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Dec. 17. The judging and awards will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Area residents are encouraged to visit and vote for their favorite entries.

December 13, 2013 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


'Frozen' is great on a lot of levels

It may be getting chilly outside, but I know a film that's completely frozen.

December 13, 2013 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


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'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

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


Rain forces concert inside, band still rocks

Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.

April 09, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Midnight train to Georgia

ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.

April 09, 2014 | Jim Morekis Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


AASU's Godspell opens a musical door

THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.

April 09, 2014 | Bill DeYoung Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Club hears about plight of seafarers

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon. Krey gave a presentation about the human cost of the economic success of the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two students in state pageant

Two students from Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart have been selected as finalists for the National American Miss Georgia Pageant.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Families celebrate Easter, spring at egg roll

Spring weather greeted families Saturday during the second annual Easter Egg Roll at Bryant Commons in Hinesville. The event was organized by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart MWR.

April 07, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Scouts introduce new district to Rotary

Inductions of new members and a presentation by Coastal Georgia Council of Boy Scouts of America highlighted Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.

April 04, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


ArtsFest set for Saturday

Sweetheart Circle will come alive Saturday as nearly 5,000 people gather to celebrate visual and performing art at the 32nd annual ArtsFest.

April 04, 2014 | Special to Courier | Lifestyle


'Divergent' is well-cast, exciting show

Young-adult books remain crazy popular these days, but when it comes time to adapt them into major motion pictures, the results can vary. "Divergent," now in theaters, is based upon the best-selling trilogy from author Veronica Roth. Is it the new "Hunger Games?" Could be.

April 04, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Coffee important to mornings, national security

It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.

April 03, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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