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Vietnam vet gets Purple Heart after 39 years

Charles Wood is not a man of many words, especially about his service in Vietnam.

April 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Frost patterns bringing blooms together

After the threat of frost has passed, there are a few weeks each year when Georgia's coast comes to life. Brightly colored flowers transform the area's normally muddy and marshy, brown and green landscape into a brilliant, sweet-scented display of blooms.

March 30, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers attend conference

Seven community CASA volunteers from Atlantic Area CASA attended the Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates state conference in Atlanta on Saturday to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.

March 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesvill Rotary honors soldier

The Hinesville Rotary Club honored its Soldier of the Month on Tuesday. Spc. Brent A. Rapp joined the Ohio National Guard in July 2000. Rapp joined active duty in March 2002. His assignment was as a paralegal specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division.

March 25, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for First Steps

The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources.

March 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Arbor Day tree honors civic-minded woman

The tree planted by the Morning Glory Garden Club on Arbor Day last month was in memory of member Faye Chandler.

March 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scouts honor local man for contributions

Donald Peller of Hinesville recently was recognized by the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America for his long and exceptional service to the youth of the council's Liberty District.

March 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


11 Black Men banquet features university educator

The speaker at the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County's 15th annual Scholarship Banquet has emphasized providing educational opportunities to non-traditional and minority students during his career as an educator.

March 23, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Money available for emergency food, shelter

SAVANNAH - Chatham County has received federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Chatham County will receive $165,157 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in this area. The funds will be distributed in 2009 to the qualifying organizations selected by the local board. The United Way of the Coastal Empire serves as the administrator of the local board.

March 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Midway mommy-to-be wins $25,000

ATLANTA - The stork made a special delivery to an expectant mother from Midway. Destiny Schussler, 25, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Jumbo Bucks and won $25,000.

March 20, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Eleven Black Men set scholarship banquet

The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 15th annual scholarship banquet at 6:15 p.m. March 28, at Club Stewart.

March 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Essayist wins NAACP scholarship

The Liberty County NAACP had a Black History program Feb. 27 at Brewton-Parker College and sponsored an essay contest.

March 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville gearing up for Small World

Given its proximity to Fort Stewart and many seaports, Vicki Davis said cultural diversity is one of the strongest building blocks holding Hinesville together.

March 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Walker H.S. alumni honor teachers

LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.

March 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Kiss-A-Pig Campaign starts

SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.

March 11, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


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Businesses help collect food for Manna Hosue

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority recently had a food drive for the Manna House.

June 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cowboy toilet paper has many uses

Every state has "cowboy toilet paper" growing somewhere in it.

June 23, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Veterinarian writes book on animal rights

Dr. Peter Martin loves animals.

June 22, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Horseback therapy helps people with disabilities

In Chatham County, just outside Bloomingdale off Highway 204, there is a property with an old house, horse stables, an arena and a barn.

June 21, 2015 | By Evelyn Fallon Correspondent | Lifestyle


Homeless Connect provides service to needy

Daisy Jones, the city of Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program coordinator, walked from table to table, ensuring each vendor was prepared before opening the doors of Bradwell Institute's gymnasium at noon June 6.

June 18, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


HPD detective writes, publishes his own book

It started with the scanning of some old photos for safe keeping.

June 17, 2015 | By Tiffany King and Lewis Levine Staff members | Lifestyle


Air show raises $1,000 for Family Promise

Last weekend's two-day radio-controlled air show in Liberty County raised more than $1,000 to support Bryan County-based Family Promise.

June 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Onions raise money for 4-H

Clifton and Linda DeLoach recently donated a truckload of Vidalia onions to the Long County 4-H Club to be sold to as a fundraiser. DeLoach, who is a Long County commissioner, said the club is always doing good deeds for the county, and he and his wife's annual donation of onions is a small way they help support the club.

June 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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