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Miss Christmas Holiday crowned

The 2008 Miss Christmas Holiday Beauty Pageant took place Dec. 6 in Ludowici. The event was held at Long County High School. Debbie Gaitten was the emcee for the night, and the judges were Lisa Wells and Deborah Winn-Smith.

January 01, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Education used to fight child abuse

According to First Steps coordinator Jennifer Hatcher, child abuse is a major problem in Liberty County.

January 01, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Some resolutions are achievable

New Year's resolutions seem to get the best of us every time.

December 31, 2008 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long County tradition coming to end

For 20 years, Nancy and Lee Siperly have decorated their Long County home during the holidays and invited locals inside for a look. However, taking care of and putting up countless decorations has become more and more difficult for the couple.

December 30, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Big crayon to be on display in McDonald's

Since its creation in late November by local students and volunteers, the world's largest crayon has made "a big splash," according to Leah Poole, director of the United Way of Liberty County.

December 30, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Tea and tradition for the holidays

With Christmas only 11 days away, there is a tendency, especially if you are away from your family, to conjure up Christmas memories.

December 30, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Kwanzaa celebration under way

Almost everyone is familiar with the phrase "Merry Christmas." No matter what language it is said in, the day it refers to - the birth of Christ - is almost universally known.

December 29, 2008 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Youth Challenge cadets help with Toys for Tots

Cadets with the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge academy on Fort Stewart have helped collect donations for the annnual Toys for Tots campaign this Christmas season.

December 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


City contributes to Mayor's Motorcade

Hinesville spread the holiday spirit beyond city limits Wednesday, as city employees loaded five vehicles with bags full of gifts for mental health patients at Georgia Regional Hospital, part of the Georgia Municipal Association's Mayors' Motorcade in Savannah.

December 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long County tree lighting a hit

Long County had its inaugural tree-lighting ceremony this past Thursday in Ludowici.

December 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long County parade chilly; successful

Long County held its Christmas parade on Saturday, and with the cooler temperatures, spectators got into the spirit of the season.

December 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Group tells Rotarians of effort to help vets

A presentation given Tuesday by Tony Fleeger, Honor Flight's Savannah chairman, left local Rotarians with heavy hearts, teary eyes and the inspiration to help a special group of veterans.

December 25, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Oyster retailer's dream comes true

Name: Jimmy Smith

December 24, 2008 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Coastal Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty County has its own Mrs. Claus

Who says Santa isn't real?

December 24, 2008 | By Frenchi Jones Coastal Courier | Lifestyle


Children writing to Santa get quick responses

Whether they've been naughty or nice, Hinesville children who sent Santa a letter through the mail will get a response from a very special elf.

December 24, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Coastal Courier | Lifestyle


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Military offered babysitting for night out

RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Smiley Trunk-or-Treat draws a thousand

Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.

November 05, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Retired commander donates to vets memorial

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


3rd Class Citizens play at festival

Liberty County band 3rd Class Citizens opened for the LACs at LACtober Fest last month at the Big Nasty ATV Park in Bloomingdale. The band, which now has a cellphone app available at www.reverbnation.com/3rdclasscitizens/app, also is in the running to open for Thomas Rhett and Dierks Bentley. Fans and supporters can find the Wainwright Family Foundation's page on Facebook and vote for 3rd Class Citizens to play at the concert. For more information, go to www.3rdclasscitizens.com or find the band on Facebook.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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