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Work begins on slave memorial

Volunteers from the Two Rivers Master Gardeners Association completed the first 30 feet of "The Walk: an African-American Tribute" on Monday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation in Liberty County. Counties represented by the Two Rivers organization include Effingham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh and Long. The walk is a memorial to slaves who toiled on the former rice plantation and across the country, as well as their descendants.

April 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Sorority remembers sister

In keeping with the tradition of planting trees on Arbor Day, several members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, planted a white oak tree at Baconton Missionary Baptist church in memory of Deloris P. Gaulden, who died Oct. 17.

April 27, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Proposed coastal rail explained to Rotary Club

The leader of the group working to put a trail between Riceboro and Kingsland explained the project to the Hinesville Rotary Club April 14.

April 27, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Soldiers, families take steps to end assault

Several soldiers and their families took to the streets of Fort Stewart for the post's annual Take Back the Night walk on Wednesday.

April 27, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Coffee maker gives scoop to java junkies

"The coffee industry has failed the consumers by not educating them on what the process is and how to brew the perfect cup of coffee," Dr. Joseph John, president of Josuma Coffee Co., told an audience Tuesday during a presentation at Uncommon Grounds.

April 24, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Earth Day highlights Georgia Cities Week

Like many local children, toddler Aubrey Poole stood in the sunshine Wednesday giggling as she fed handfuls of greens to a giant rabbit owned by Hampton Island Preserve. Eyes wide, she soon moved on to watch a small diamondback terrapin splash around in a tank, and finally made her way to see the squirming ferrets.

April 24, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Conference on running churches

The Alliance of Administrators will host its third Administrators Conference on Friday-Saturday.

April 22, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long sheriff supports youth homes

At a time when many children are not fortunate enough to live in stable, loving homes, the Georgia Sheriff's Association has found away to help tackle this problem.

April 20, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Youth shares his talents

Colorful illustrations of animal-like characters now greet the children coming into Mt. Zion Baptist Church's the Heavenly Place Learning Center.

April 20, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Lewises snowtube in Tennessee

April 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Concerted Services having a raffle

Concerted Services, Inc. is sponsoring an agency-wide fundraiser to support programs that serve senior citizens, including congregate and home-delivered meals, commodity distribution, energy assistance and emergency assistance.

April 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Vidalia onions ship April 20

Pull out your list of ways to eat them. They're coming. The official "shipping date" for the 2009 Vidalia Onion Marketing Season is April 20, says Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin.

The shipping date is based on the recommendation of the Vidalia Onion Advisory Panel under the authority of the law, rules and regulations applicable to Vidalia Onions.

April 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Busy weekend in Long County

On April 4, Coastal Manor Nursing Home had its annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Ludowici Masonic Association.

April 13, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tattoo artist pledges clean, wholesome parlor

Liberty county will soon have its first tattoo parlor, but "it's just not another tattoo shop," according to owner Terrance Newsome.

April 10, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Tours of historic cemeteries on post set

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield invite community members to join the semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 28.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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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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