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Progressive city has small-town feel

Midway Mayor Donald Robert Emmons is currently serving his first term as the leader of a city in one of Georgia's most historic areas. As a native of Washington, he is a long way from home, but Emmons said he's excited about his assignment.

June 01, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Gum Branch residents to walk 60 miles to fight cancer

Matt and Jodi Woods of Gum Branch have begun their training for the 2009 Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. It is a 60-mile walk over a three-day period. The event is Oct. 23-25 in Atlanta.

May 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Community leader was quite trailblazer

Some people are known by the many words they speak while others say relatively little, but leave an awesome impression.

May 25, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


United Way launches Women's Legacy Council

SAVANNAH - Twenty local women - philanthropists and community leaders - recently formed the United Way's Women's Legacy Council. The members share a common mission: to make a difference in the lives of women and children in the Coastal Empire through philanthropy and service.

May 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


New Miss Ludowici crowned

LUDOWICI - The 2009 miss Ludowici was crowned recently during a pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.

May 23, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


County sponsors summer meals for kids

The Liberty County Commission is participating in the summer food program to provide meals to children.

May 22, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


A walkway to remember

Among the numerous and voluminous historic documents in her file cabinets, Mary Beth Evans has an 1860 Census showing that there were approximately three times as many slaves, 6,000, as others living in Liberty County right before the Civil War.

May 20, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Hinesville looks at its world

May 18, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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


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Every Hero has a Story at Ludowici Library

Members of the Ludowici Police Department recently took part in the Long County Library's Every Hero Has a Story reading program.

July 30, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Eighth-grader in national pageant

Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Ant-Man’ is a fun entry in Marvel’s lineup

"Ant-Man" is another Marvel comic-book character making the leap to the big screen in hopes of starting a potential franchise, and you know what? It ...

July 22, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle


Sherman's sojourn in Midway was foreseen

The old Midway Church got a new minister in March 1811 - the Rev. Murdoch Murphy from the Carolinas, who preached there for about 13 years.

July 21, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Country singer to headline seafood festival

Country music singer Joe Nichols will be the headline act for this year's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill.

July 18, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Lifestyle


Riceboro Community Churches hails youth program

The Riceboro Community Churches, Inc. recently had its annual end of year banquet at the Riceboro Youth Center.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Librarian leaving to further education

Hinesville librarian Betsy Stow's friends and colleagues joined her at the city's Live Oak Public Library branch for cake, punch and to say ...

July 17, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle


Sentence yourself to tour of old jail

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the ...

July 16, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County disagrees with same-sex ruling

Although a number of areas appear to welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that marriage is a guaranteed constitutional rite for same-sex ...

July 16, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Mama, the Peach Man is coming -- lost fun of peddlers

Many years ago, before we had Wal-Mart and other large shopping centers close to us, we depended on peddlers to bring wares to our homes ...

July 14, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


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