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MLK speakers rally for action

Local leaders challenged Liberty County residents to get involved in their community, to unify as a force for positive change during the 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at Bradwell Institute in Hinesville on Monday.

January 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff write | Lifestyle


Nine Liberty County teens graduate from Youth Challenge Academy

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Nine Liberty County teens graduated from the National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy in December during commencement ceremonies in Macon.

January 18, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Just say no to junk mail this year

Is your home or office a sea of catalogs and solicitation mail - also known as, and more appropriately named, junk mail? We get many wonderful gifts during the holiday season, but we also get an overwhelming amount of catalogs and direct mail encouraging us to purchase the latest gadgets and gizmos on the market.

January 18, 2010 | Sara Swida Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Christmas trees get new life as mulch

Keep Liberty County Beautiful's Bring One For The Chipper ended Saturday with more than 750 trees being recycled in Liberty County. KLCB Director Sara Swida estimated roughly 10,000 pounds of mulch were made from the weeklong collection effort.

January 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff write | Lifestyle


Barfield name affized to old airport site

Frankie Barfield was a household name for people who flew in and out of one of Liberty County's original airports. Now her legacy has been made more permanent with a new road sign in her honor.

January 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff write | Lifestyle


'Casual' day benefits state school for blind

JOHN'S CREEK - Last year, Gov. Sonny Purdue, issued a proclamation in support of Georgia Casual Week to increase awareness and support for the Georgia Academy for the Blind Student Fund. By his proclamation, Perdue encouraged Georgia's business community to support the academy's mission of creating independent, productive future Georgia workers by encouraging and allowing employee participation in a casual week.

January 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Military affairs panel, members honored

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Gabriel House gets donation

Lockheed Martin – Readiness and Stability Operations employees at Fort Stewart donated $295 to Gabriel's House in Hinesville this week. "We ask local retailers to donate items to our annual banquet held each December and we raffle off the prizes. The money raised goes to local charities," said Mike Passmore, RSO site maintenance manager. Passmore said Lockheed Martin employs 700 people in the area. The group will also make a donation to Manna House.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long County names firefighters of year

The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently named Richard Truman and Tyler Hall as firefighters of the year for 2009.

January 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Prepare for cold weather

As a wave of arctic air rolls across the United States, Georgia faces bone-chilling temperatures and the possibility of snow. Because Georgia is not usually prone to extreme snow and ice, even small amounts can cause severe problems.

January 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Milestone celebrated at First Zion

Spirit-filled and joyful worshippers gathered Friday at First Zion Baptist Church in Riceboro to celebrate the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, in which President Abraham Lincoln pierced the vitriol of the Civil War with a declaration that slaves in rebel states were to be made free.

January 04, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Ludowici debuts 'Christkindlesmarkt'

'Christkindlesmarkt' is as common to anyone who is from Germany or Austria, as yard sale or flea market are to most Americans.

December 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


250 enjoy Christmas dinner

The second annual Terry Gordon Christmas Dinner was on Dec. 12 in Ludowici, and this year 250 dinners were given out. The meal began at around 11:30 AM, and took place at the Long County High School cafeteria.

December 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Area history enthusiasts tour Dorchester

Members of the Dor-chester Improvement Associated greeted visitors from the Coastal Heritage Society, Georgia Historical Society, LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, the city of Savannah Archives and others interested in the area's history on Dec. 9.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


HPD reaches out to help local shelter

Each year during the holiday season, the Hinesville Police Department's uniform patrol division, C-Watch, opts to forgo a traditional Christmas gift exchange within the division. Instead, the officers use the occasion to reach out to Hinesville residents who have fallen on hard times.

December 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Exhibit features artist’s oil work

The Hinesville Area Arts Council's art exhibit this month is called "The Love of Painting," featuring the oil work of Nancy Melchor.

February 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Commander blackballed whole city as not fit for soldiers

The establishment of Camp Stewart caused a lot of heartaches and headaches, but also successes for the installation and the city of Hinesville. We are ...

February 01, 2016 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


DNR puts out 2016 guide to parks

ATLANTA - With spring around the corner, many Georgians are thinking ahead to warmer weather and weekend escapes.

January 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Free trail ride set in Long County

It's time to dust off your cowboy boots and put on your chaps as the Long County Board of Commissioners is hosting its first ...

January 28, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Relay for Life ready to 'Paint Liberty Purple'

It was purple bow-making time at a recent Relay for Life Liberty County meeting.

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Play here carries message about violence

"Bang Bang You're Dead," a play written in 1998 by William Mastrossimone after a school shooting in Oregon, will be staged at Liberty County ...

January 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Opera in Brunswick

Golden Isles Arts and Humanities presents the Peach State Opera and its production of "Don Giovanni," Mozart's opera based on the legends of Don ...

January 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


‘13 Hours’ just another action flick

Director Michael Bay is known as a filmmaker who cares about filling the screen with enough explosions and special effects to rival anyone else and ...

January 20, 2016 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle


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