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YMCA forgoes dues from laid-off members

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia plans to help members who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Any member who becomes involuntarily unemployed will be eligible to continue membership for up to three months or until becoming employed again at no charge.

May 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty YMCA receives honor

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Armed Services YMCA, the a nonprofit organization supporting the families of junior enlisted military personnel, Wednesday recognized the Liberty County YMCA for its work to support military families. The Liberty Y won a Community YMCA Award, a part of the Raytheon Program Achievement Awards, at a luncheon on Capitol Hill.

May 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Man hopes walks help conquer cancer

The Liberty County Relay for Life ended Saturday, but a recent visitor walks on in the name of cancer research.

May 13, 2009 | By Ross Blair Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Hot dog heads to Hinesville

"Meaty" Magaly Estrella and "Double Dog" Derek O'Leary drove the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as it stopped by the Hinesville Wal-Mart as part of its tour of Georgia.

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


Relay for Life is Friday-Saturday

Like many Relay for Life volunteers, Liberty County's co-chairwoman Sharon Dunham has a personal reason for getting involved in the campaign to raise money for cancer research.

May 08, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long Co. Relay raises $28,000 to fight cancer

Long County had its annual Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society last Friday at Veteran's Field in Ludowici.

May 08, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Piece of history with local ties being renovated

There is a unique historical restoration project going on in the Medway River near the Isle of Wight, but Liberty Countians - though welcome - are unlikely to visit the attraction.

May 07, 2009 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Lifestyle


Ludowici man wins sale's door prize

HAZLEHURST - Don Dasher of Ludowici is the grand prize winner of the 2009 Peaches to the Beaches "Shop Til' You Drop" contest.

May 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Confederate Memorial Day marked with service

Members of St. John's Parish Daughters of the American Colonists gathered at the old historic Midway Cemetery on April 25 for a service commemorating Confederate Memorial Day. Cecil Stafford, a selectman with the Midway Society, addressed the crowd and shared information about John Lambert, who is buried in the historic cemetery.

May 04, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Rotarians learn of resources for hearing-impaired

Tuesday, Katherine Doster, support service specialist with the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, informed Rotarians through an interpreter about current issues, projects and concerns for surrounding area residents who are hearing-impaired or deaf.

May 01, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger | Lifestyle


Relay is fight for friends, family

Four friends sit in a circle in an office at the Button-Gwinnett Elementary School media center.

May 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Drive to fund soldier appreciation on

The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee started its fundraising campaign for this summer's Military Family Appreciation on Fort Stewart.

April 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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


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Earth Day activities being planned

Keep Liberty Beautiful will host the ninth annual Earth Day Celebration from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the YMCA Soccer Fields.

March 04, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


The fascinating little details of presidents’ lives

This nation celebrated Presidents' Day on Feb. 16, as Abraham Lincoln was born on Feb. 12 and George Washington on Feb. 22. However, the tales of presidents past could fill a day - or more.

March 03, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Help make the area more beautiful through the Great American Cleanup

Everyone wants to live, work, and play in a clean and green community - and it's up to everyone to make that possible. We all have to work together to improve the overall quality of life for our community.

February 24, 2015 | By Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Area teens inducted into teen honor group

The members of Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction announced the chartering and induction of 12 teens to the Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Teens of America in November at the Liberty County/Armed Forces Branch YMCA.

February 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Letters from Vietnam illuminate hard times

The Vietnam War is not a popular subject in the United States, especially considering the thousands of men who were drafted and had to go there and fight, and the families of those whose soldiers did not come back.

February 17, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Cupcake War registration opens

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting a Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Stafford Pavilion.

February 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Flying into the future

Aerial intelligence is here to stay, according to Kevan Stone, a Richmond Hill resident who works with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a military contractor.

February 14, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


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