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Goldenheirs install officers

September 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Blues, BBQ a hit

Last Saturday's Blues and BBQ was a laid-back, casual jam fest in downtown Hinesville. Hundreds of visitors wandered between barbecue tents and trailers and settled into lawn chairs for sultry and swinging musicians as the sun went down. Eventgoers tapped their toes to Brenda Meteyor and A Touch of Class, The Eddie Kirkland Band and Eric Culberson throughout the evening.

September 23, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Couple's car selected as cruiser of month

On Sept. 5, Randy and Debbie Wilson entered one of their cars in the Altamaha Classic Cruisers monthly competition and brought home top honors.

September 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Dorchester takes visitors back in time

On Saturday, more than 50 people gathered on the front lawn of the Historic Dorchester Academy in Midway to partake in "A Day at Old Dorchester."

September 21, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Firefighters, Chili's team up to give back

Many people who dined at Chili's restaurant in Hinesville yesterday helped city firefighters raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Chili's donated 10 percent of its sales Tuesday to the firefighters' MDA fundraising campaign.

September 16, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Soldiers, officials speak to students

On Friday morning when Mayor Jim Thomas asked Lyman Hall Elementary students what freedom meant to them, a roar rose from the crowd of children who stood waving American flags. One young, enthusiastic voice rang out above the rest.

September 14, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Community honors those who serve

Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001? It seems every American old enough to remember the terrorist attack on the nation has an answer. Those who participated in Thursday's Freedom Walk on Fort Stewart were no different.

September 14, 2009 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


$10,000 presented to sheriffs homes

A check for $10,000 was presented last week to the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. Retired Development Officer Sheriff Sid Roberts of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association accepted the donation at The Rusty Pig Restaurant in Glennville.

September 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wireless do-not-call deadline a hoax

For every advancement in technology, it seems a new trouble is sure to follow, and cell phones are not exempt from this scenario. Though they enjoyed anonymity for dozens of years, cell phone numbers may soon be doomed to enter the public sphere, and with such publicity comes the unwanted attention of telemarketers.

September 14, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Brantley Gilbert wows Long County crowd

Country singer Brantley Gilbert put on a show Friday for an enthusiastic Long County crowd.

September 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rotary welcomes exchange student

All the way from Wrexham, Wales, Sarah Pugh, a Georgia Rotary Student Program participant, spoke to the Hinesville club Tuesday about her experience studying in the United States.

September 11, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Area showcases assets to military community

Several hundred soldiers, military spouses and their dependents browsed the semiannual Community Showcase on Wednesday at Club Stewart. The showcase's 67 participants offered military families information on recreational activities, support services and educational programs available in Southeast Georgia and nearby Florida.

September 11, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Rotary gives fans to seniors

September 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Geechee Kunda adds African structures

Beside the Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center, shaded by a large oak tree, sits a gray hut collaboratively built by members of the community and other friends and volunteers from across the world.

September 07, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Sorority awards five scholarships

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, awarded its Annie B. Givens scholarships to five area seniors over the summer.

September 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | 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


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