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Rice Fest preserves history of area

Alarger crowd than last year turned out for the second annual Riceboro Rice Fest in downtown Riceboro on Nov. 8.

November 26, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Guardsmen taking long road march for Vets Day

Master Sgt. Sean Hannes of Hinesville and 12 other soldiers with the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, are going a step - actually 253,440 steps - above and beyond to show their appreciation and remembrance for the country's veterans, especially Georgia National Guard vets.

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


VFW post marking 50th year

VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville will celebrate 50 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families Nov. 13. The golden anniversary award is presented to the post in recognition of 50 years of outstanding service to the community.

November 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Businesses, agencies back trunk-or-treat

Smiley Elementary School had a "trunk-or-treat" day last Friday and allowed business representatives and individuals to park their cars in the school's lot and hand out Halloween candy to the students.

November 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Faith Temple crowns Little Miss Determined

November 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart club collects, donates books for kids

The Fort Stewart community worked to make a difference last week. Resident and staffers completed and are still working on several projects aimed at making the base a better place to live.

November 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


First responders party in their Halloween fines

The multi-county emergency assistance team got into the Halloween spirit Oct. 24 to raise money for their campaign to assist first responders on emergency calls.

November 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Barbershop a community fixture for 40 years

When he went into business more than 40 years ago at the age of 18, the cost of a haircut was $1 and a shave was 50 cents. After thousands of haircuts and watching many styles come and go, Charles Frasier is still in business and he has some of his original customers.

November 18, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hinesville's oldest church having homecoming

The First United Methodist Church Of Hinesville will celebrate homecoming Sunday, Nov. 2. A special worship service, which begins at 11 a.m., will combine the homecoming festivities with All Saints Sunday and Holy Communion.

November 15, 2008 | By Judy Shippey Correspondent | Lifestyle


Clocks back Saturday p.m.-Sunday a.m.

ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this weekend.

November 15, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Toys for Tots kicking off

Liberty County's Toys for Tots will be taking applications from families having troubles provid-

November 13, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Nov. 2 is Retired Teacher Day

Retired Educators Day will be Nov. 2. Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed a proclamation honoring retired educators for their contributions to children. Thank a retired educator on this day. From left, in front, Jane Cart, Thomas, Carolyn Strickland; in back, LaFayne May, Jean Johnson, Alice Travis and Joan Hollingsworth.

November 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Christian editor to meet with Goldenheirs

The Goldenheirs have added a meeting for November. On Tuesday at noon the group will share a covered dish lunch and Gerald Harris, editor of The Christian Index, the oldest religious newspaper in the nation, will be the guest speaker.

November 11, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Service awards nominations sought

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is seeking nominations for its Community Servant Award. Presented to an individual, the award exemplifies the spirit of community service.

November 11, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Mass choir expands, kicks off new season

The Liberty County Community & Area Mass Choir, comprised of members from Liberty County and surrounding areas, has kicked off its 2009 season with excellent participation and enthusiasm.

November 11, 2008 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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New 'Hunger Games' has sporadic action; good acting

The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.

November 28, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Thanksgiving brings cornucopia of memories

The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.

November 25, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


County workees raise $13K for United Way

The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Memorial walk gets $5,000 donation

Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


HS senior dancing with Atlanta Ballet

Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Dumb...' has some laughs; little else

It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.

November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Four complete basic training

Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:

November 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans honored in Long County

More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.

November 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Interstellar' is another Nolan classic

Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.

November 14, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pink Panther fundraiser at school

Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...

November 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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