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It’s nice to savor the sights, smells and sounds of Christmas

The weeks leading up to Christmas seemed to be filled with news reports of toys being recalled because they contain parts coated with lead-based paint. I told someone the other day that we never had to worry about that when we were growing up because the pine cones we used for baseballs and the limbs we used for bats were not painted. We used daddy's good plow lines for jumping rope and they also were paint-free.

December 27, 2010 | Margie Love | LIBERTY LIFE


20 Liberty County teens graduate from Youth Challenge

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Nineteen Liberty County teens graduated Dec. 18 from the National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Stewart during a commencement ceremony at the Macon City Auditorium in Macon.

December 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Boy Scouts honor leaders

Boy Scout leaders of Liberty District Coastal Empire Council were honored recently at the council's annual awards banquet at Hinesville United Methodist Church.

December 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Queen of Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant crowned

The recent 2010 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant was in the Long County High School cafeteria. KIDZ-ETC sponsored the event.

December 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Shriners, Masons brighten toddler's Christmas

Several Masons and Shriners from the area joined forces recently to help a little girl who lives in Jesup.

December 24, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


Toys for Tots serves thousands

The local Toys for Tots committee raised more than $10,000 in cash and countless toy donations for 2010. More than 200 volunteers, who helped from August until December, delivered toys to more than 2,300 children on Saturday. The committee placed more than 70 donation boxes in local businesses, including Liberty Chrysler, Hinesville Ford, NeSmith Chevrolet, the Coastal Courier, the Hinesville Masonic Lodge and Beall's. Beall's allowed the committee to use its old building, utilities and security system rent-free for two months.

December 22, 2010 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


Area rallies to help displaced family

The community has stepped up to aid a family in getting the supplies they need for the holidays after their Hinesville home was damaged by fire Tuesday.

December 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Georgia Power donates to local charities

Georgia Power Co. recently made donations to two local charities.

December 20, 2010 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


CASA to train new volunteers

Atlantic Area CASA will begin volunteer training Jan. 14. Training will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the conference room of the Liberty County Health Department on Highway 84 in Hinesville. Sessions will be held on Jan. 14, 21, 28 and Feb. 4.

December 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Local history items make unique gifts

It is that time of year when we frantically search for the perfect gifts for our loved ones. Why not consider a book or item depicting Liberty County's history? To my knowledge, there are several available. And if you go that route, I think you will be pleased with whatever you select.

December 20, 2010 | By Margie Love Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Wreaths for Warriors puts one up in city

Wreaths for Warriors Walk organizers donated a wreath to Hinesville last week for display in Victory Park.

December 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Sorority donates to Dorchester Academy

Members of local sororities, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Nu Rho Omega Chapter and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Chi Pi Zeta Chapter recently presented a check to Dorchester Improvement Association. The donated proceeds are from a western-themed fundraiser held recently as part of Dorchester Academy's "This Place Matters" campaign.

December 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Parade winners announced

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 14th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade on Dec. 10 in downtown Hinesville. The theme for this year's parade was Christmas through the Decades. More than 80 floats, all covered in holiday lights, were entered, each paying tribute to a particular decade. The winners of the float competition are:

December 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Buy a star, help the homeless

The Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless has just kicked off its Stars for the Homeless campaign to raise money for Liberty County's only homeless shelter.

December 16, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Dunham Farm festival dazzles crowd

Even soggy weather on the coldest days can't dampen Liberty County's Christmas spirit.

December 16, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


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Inauguration is like British coronations

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Recreating food memories, and pain

During a recent grocery store spree I came across a seafood item that quickly brought back a delightful, yet painful, memory.

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The meaning behind Christmas gifts

I have experienced two Christmas seasons so far in the United States. We Chinese, call holidays festivals. The only Chinese festival comparable to Christmas is ...

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Art exhibit opens at Hospice House

SAVANNAH - The public is invited to an exhibit of work by watercolorist and oil painter Nancy Lebey Solana at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 ...

January 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Tops and flops of 2016

Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood recreate the Miracle on the Hudson. Ellen DeGeneres returns as everyone's favorite forgetful fish. Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling ...

January 04, 2017 | Justin Hall | LIBERTY LIFE


Life in Liberty Q&A: CrossFit Hinesville owner Tina Carson

Q. What kind of people do you see come in during new year?

January 04, 2017 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


Don’t set yourself up for failure

I, for one, am glad that the holidays are finally behind us. Welcome 2017, come on in while I slam the door shut on 2016 ...

January 04, 2017 | Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


Life in Liberty: Losing to win

Iris Trivino of Liberty County was just like many other men and women who wanted lose weight and get fit in the new year. Unlike ...

January 04, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Coastal Courier correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


Flemington leaders honor retiring deputy

Liberty County Sheriff's Department Deputy Guy Pagliolo's career in law enforcement was celebrated at a retirement party Wednesday at the LaQuinta Inn and ...

January 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


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