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Laid-back centenarian celebrates life

Many centenarians attribute their longevity to a zest for life and constant activity, but friends and family of 100-year-old J.C. "Junior" Campbell say it is his easy-going, laid-back approach to life that has kept him going for so long.

January 29, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Bike ride publicizes, fights teen suicides

A bereaved father who, at one time, rarely left home has traveled more than 6,000 miles by bike to heal his broken heart and to prevent other parents from experiencing the heartbreak of teen suicide.

January 27, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Parade draws diverse crowd

People of different ages, races and ethnic backgrounds sat together, marched together and rode together in Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in downtown Hinesville.

January 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff write | Lifestyle


Lockheed-Martin employes donate to others

Lockheed Martin – Readiness and Stability Operations employees at Fort Stewart donated $285 to Manna House in Hinesville on Friday.

January 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


MLK speakers rally for action

Local leaders challenged Liberty County residents to get involved in their community, to unify as a force for positive change during the 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at Bradwell Institute in Hinesville on Monday.

January 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff write | Lifestyle


Nine Liberty County teens graduate from Youth Challenge Academy

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Nine Liberty County teens graduated from the National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy in December during commencement ceremonies in Macon.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Just say no to junk mail this year

Is your home or office a sea of catalogs and solicitation mail - also known as, and more appropriately named, junk mail? We get many wonderful gifts during the holiday season, but we also get an overwhelming amount of catalogs and direct mail encouraging us to purchase the latest gadgets and gizmos on the market.

January 18, 2010 | Sara Swida Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Christmas trees get new life as mulch

Keep Liberty County Beautiful's Bring One For The Chipper ended Saturday with more than 750 trees being recycled in Liberty County. KLCB Director Sara Swida estimated roughly 10,000 pounds of mulch were made from the weeklong collection effort.

January 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff write | Lifestyle


Barfield name affized to old airport site

Frankie Barfield was a household name for people who flew in and out of one of Liberty County's original airports. Now her legacy has been made more permanent with a new road sign in her honor.

January 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff write | Lifestyle


'Casual' day benefits state school for blind

JOHN'S CREEK - Last year, Gov. Sonny Purdue, issued a proclamation in support of Georgia Casual Week to increase awareness and support for the Georgia Academy for the Blind Student Fund. By his proclamation, Perdue encouraged Georgia's business community to support the academy's mission of creating independent, productive future Georgia workers by encouraging and allowing employee participation in a casual week.

January 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Military affairs panel, members honored

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Gabriel House gets donation

Lockheed Martin – Readiness and Stability Operations employees at Fort Stewart donated $295 to Gabriel's House in Hinesville this week. "We ask local retailers to donate items to our annual banquet held each December and we raffle off the prizes. The money raised goes to local charities," said Mike Passmore, RSO site maintenance manager. Passmore said Lockheed Martin employs 700 people in the area. The group will also make a donation to Manna House.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long County names firefighters of year

The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently named Richard Truman and Tyler Hall as firefighters of the year for 2009.

January 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Prepare for cold weather

As a wave of arctic air rolls across the United States, Georgia faces bone-chilling temperatures and the possibility of snow. Because Georgia is not usually prone to extreme snow and ice, even small amounts can cause severe problems.

January 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Milestone celebrated at First Zion

Spirit-filled and joyful worshippers gathered Friday at First Zion Baptist Church in Riceboro to celebrate the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, in which President Abraham Lincoln pierced the vitriol of the Civil War with a declaration that slaves in rebel states were to be made free.

January 04, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


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Car show helps former deputy's family

The Roadway to Recovery Car and Bike Show, benefiting the family of Georgia Ports Authority Cpl. William Solomon, was held at Bryant Commons Park this past Saturday.

May 21, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Long official earns finance certificate

Brandi R. Sollosi earned Local Finance Officer Certification in the first quarter of 2015 through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government's financial-management training program.

May 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Yellow fever, fires, storms in 1800s

"The Children of Pride" is a huge book filled with letters written by the Dr. Charles C. Jones family from 1854-68. Robert Mansen Myers is the author of this book, which was published in 1972.

May 18, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Summer meals for youth at Long Co. schools

The Long County Schools Summer Feeding Program will run from June 1-18.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Walk helps provide scholarships

Every year, people gather from across Liberty County to participate in the annual Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-thon.

May 13, 2015 | By Edith Anderson | Lifestyle


Children are more than numbers for woman

Richmond Hill's Tara Jennings has one of those jobs that's hard to define.

May 12, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sheriff Cecil Nobles portrait unveiled

Long County's Law Day observance this year paid tribute to a true law-enforcement legend: the late Sheriff Cecil Nobles.

May 11, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


National Day of Prayer at old courthouse

Six ministers led scores of Hinesville residents in prayer on the old courthouse steps Thursday morning in observance of the National Day of Prayer.

May 07, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Gateway recognizes mental health awareness

Gateway Behavioral Health Services will celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness by hosting an event with music, food, activities, games, prizes, educational exhibits and information about mental health and how to connect with appropriate services.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Co. Relay gets new site, large crowd

The 2015 Long County Relay for Life, held Friday at the Long County Recreation Complex, had a new location because the high-school soccer team needed Veterans Field for a playoff game. However, the new venue appeared to have a positive impact, as a large crowd came out to celebrate the event's 10th year of the event.

May 06, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Letters from brothers in Civil War

Sunday, April 26, was Confederate Memorial Day. It was very appropriate that the Midway Church Homecoming was on that Sunday, and the weather could not have been better.

May 04, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Baby burial gowns donated for grieving parents

The loss of any loved one is hard. The loss of a child is heartbreaking. The loss of an infant child is simply unbearable.

May 04, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Sorority members gear up for May Week

The sisters of the Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. are gearing up for a big celebration.

May 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Superintendent speaks to seniors

The Tattnall Shrine Club in Glennville was the meeting place for the graduating high-school seniors from surrounding counties and neighboring states April 4.

May 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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