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Congregation re-enacts tradtional ritual

More than 100 people gathered in Riceboro early Sunday for a historical baptism ceremony at one of the oldest, if not the only, traditional baptismal sites left in Liberty County.

September 02, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sewing club uses talents to help others

A few women at First Baptist Church are using their sewing talents to help others. They have formed a group, comprised of exerpeinced and beginner seamstresses, and they meet from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday in the Phillips Building.

August 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local artist recognized nationally

Hinesville's gospel sensation Terry Newsome is currently in Nashville, Tenn., for the Just Plain Folks Music Awards, where he has been nominated for awards in the categories of Best Album, Best Gospel Song and Best Urban Gospel Song for songs featured on his 2007 album "Mo Soul Music."

August 31, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long Relay for Life wraps up year

LUDOWICI - The Long County Relay for Life ended its year on Aug. 20 with a wrap up party honoring all teams and participants.

August 31, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


How to win $325 million: Get lucky

There are no secret mathematical tricks to hitting it big on tonight's Mega Millions drawing for a gigantic jackpot, according to Georgia Southern University math instructor.

August 28, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


1st Brigade memorial gets funding boost

In an effort to reiterate how important it is to remember fallen soldiers, Laura Rittenhouse, on behalf of the Coastal Empire chapter of the Association of the United States Army, accepted a $10,000 donation from the Navy Federal Credit Union, which she then passed on to Col. Roger Cloutier to help fund the Raider Brigade Fallen Soldier Memorial.

August 26, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Stand Down for Homeless set for Sept. 15

A Stand Down for Homelessness will be from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Salvation Army, 3000 Bee Road, in Savannah.

August 26, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Co. girl wins Waycross pageant

Long County teen Shelby Mock recently won the overall queen title in the 2009 Miss Diamond USA Pageant in Waycross.

August 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs hear of downtown revitalization

The Goldenheirs learned about the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and its plans during their Aug. 4 meeting.

August 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty teen has big voice, high hopes

Recently, Ryan Dasher, 14, had the time of his life performing as an opening act for country star Cledus T. Judd at the Clubhouse at Rye Patch.

August 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Leadership program funds hospital garden

A class of about half a dozen people who recently graduated from the Leadership Liberty program stood before the Liberty County Hospital Authority on Tuesday afternoon and announced their final project.

August 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Resident semi-finalist for grandparent award

Sharon Bland of Allenhurst isn't your grandmother's grandmother. At 48, not only is Bland still active in her own affairs after bringing up her four children, she also regularly opens her arms to six grandchildren and makes sure they each get the attention and care they deserve.

August 19, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fundraiser draws crowd to old Dorchester School

The smell of fried fish and fresh cole slaw drew hundreds of Liberty County residents to the aged steps of Midway's newly renovated Dorchester Civic Center on Saturday for the center's fish fry and car show.

August 19, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


MySpace vs. Facebook vs. Twitter

Few would dispute that Facebook, Myspace and Twitter are some of the hottest social mediums around. These online hangouts have become the place to see and be seen.

August 17, 2009 | By Charlotte Marten Correspondent | Lifestyle


United Way seeks volunteers

Participating volunteers will make recommendations regarding distribution of money raised during the 2009 campaign.

August 17, 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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