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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

Ludowici debuts 'Christkindlesmarkt'

'Christkindlesmarkt' is as common to anyone who is from Germany or Austria, as yard sale or flea market are to most Americans.

December 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle

250 enjoy Christmas dinner

The second annual Terry Gordon Christmas Dinner was on Dec. 12 in Ludowici, and this year 250 dinners were given out. The meal began at around 11:30 AM, and took place at the Long County High School cafeteria.

December 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle

Area history enthusiasts tour Dorchester

Members of the Dor-chester Improvement Associated greeted visitors from the Coastal Heritage Society, Georgia Historical Society, LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, the city of Savannah Archives and others interested in the area's history on Dec. 9.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

HPD reaches out to help local shelter

Each year during the holiday season, the Hinesville Police Department's uniform patrol division, C-Watch, opts to forgo a traditional Christmas gift exchange within the division. Instead, the officers use the occasion to reach out to Hinesville residents who have fallen on hard times.

December 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Scout leaders, volunteers earn awards

The Liberty County Scoutmaster and Cub Scout Leader of the Year awards were given to Boy Scout Troop 410 leader Joel Jacobs and Pack 410 Cub Scout leader Lienne Hill on Dec. 13 at the annual Boy Scout/Cub Scout volunteer recognition dinner. In addition, the Spark Plug award was given to Deuce Correa. The award honors volunteers who add a "spark" to their troops or packs.

December 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

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Award winners know pain of homelessness

Today, the Rev. Douglas Harn is pastor of Victory Assembly of God in Hinesville. But he has had his share of hardship.

October 04, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Lifestyle

'The Voice' contestant has local connection

A former Hinesville resident has made the cut on NBC's "The Voice" singing competition.

October 03, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Lifestyle

Reality show stops in Liberty

The much-anticipated "Fireball Run" online reality show came to Liberty County on Thursday and Friday.

October 03, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle

‘The Intern’ is surprisingly good

I'm actually at a loss for words, so I'll get straight to the point. "The Intern" is one of the most-pleasant surprises of ...

October 02, 2015 | By Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Depp carries ‘Black Mass’ to high grade

Johnny Depp's career has been in a slump the last few years, with bombs such as the bloated "The Lone Ranger," the unnecessarily baffling

October 02, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Conserve every drop — use water wisely

Water is one of those things that we use every day and, quite frankly, take for granted.

September 26, 2015 | By Sara Swida Keep Liberty Beautiful director | Lifestyle

Life through the eyes of an armadillo

If you live in Liberty, Long or Tattnall county, you have probably seen one of my cousins.

September 22, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle

Former DFCS leader honored on birthday

Retired Division of Family and Children Services Director Sallie Richardson was honored on her 80th birthday Sept. 6 for her 40 years of public service ...

September 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

State NAACP leader to speak in Midway

The Liberty County Chapter of the NAACP will host its 2015 Freedom Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Liberty ...

September 21, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle

Pioneering educator remembered as passionate

Some call her "colossal." Others say "passionate" and "dynamic." She's been called one of the best mothers ever, with a selfless heart for others.

September 21, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Lifestyle

Buddy Walk for Down Sydrome Society

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society recently announced plans for the 10th annual Buddy Walk to be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in Forsyth ...

September 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Area McDonalds donate 15,000 toys to boy

The Savannah-area McDonalds restaurants surprised Jaden Hayes with a donation of more than 15,000 toys Saturday.

September 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

NAACP seeking award nominees

The Liberty County Branch NAACP will host its annual Freedom Fund Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Liberty County Complex ...

September 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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