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Ronald McDonald House helps families

Parents struggling to care for a sick or injured child have plenty to worry about without the added stress of having to secure accomodations and plan meals.

February 13, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Children's advocate talks to Goldenheirs

The Goldenheirs met Jan. 7 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville for a covered dish lunch and program to start the new year.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Locals attend inauguration

Joe and Gracie Scott and Annie and Percy Price traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Cancer society honors local schools

Victoria Ten Broeck, community manager of the American Cancer Society, recently presented signs to local educators acknowledging local schools' work for cancer awareness. Principals from participating schools received the signs acknowledging contributions to the 2008 Relay for Life campaign. The 2009 Relay for Life will be May 8-9.

February 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Museum opens with local artist's exhibit

A dash of color fills the grey interior of the historic Liberty Jail and Museum. An eclectic mix of old and new forms an attractive palette for art aficionados. The visual chemistry currently on display was created by Christina Mansfield and her first exhibit is now open to the public.

February 04, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long County to kick off Relay for Life

LUDOWICI -- Long County will kick off its 2009 Relay for Life event Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

January 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Local student secures inauguration ticket

It pays to make good grades in school. One of the rewards of being a good student is having the opportunity of a lifetime.

January 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Young's Speech zeroes in on peace through strength

Ambassador Andrew Young didn't hold back Wednesday as he addressed soldiers on Fort Stewart.

January 16, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones | Lifestyle


Observance featured a play

Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel was nearly full Wednesday as soldiers and dignitaries gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy and to hear one of his closest friends, former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young.

January 16, 2009 | Frenchi Jones | Lifestyle


United Way of the Coastal Empire earns four-star rating

United Way of the Coastal Empire announced that, for the first time, the organization has received a four-star rating by Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charitable organizations.

January 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Kingston cookout draws more than 1,000

The 17th annual Friends of Jack Kingston Barbecue on Saturday drew more than a thousand people, according to Tim Works, owner of the Club House in Rye Patch.

January 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hi-Fidelity Civic Club crowns 2009 queen

The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual Holiday Pageant on Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. Luckey Maria Verna Jean Merritt was crowned "Miss Hi-Fidelity" and "Miss Pink Rose." TyshaJuana L. Stevens was first runner-up, and Jaquita A. West was second runner-up and also "Miss Congeniality." Other contestants were Lexington Louvett Collins and Miss Neosha D. Capers.

January 13, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hi-Fidelity Civic Club crowns 2009 queen

The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual Holiday Pageant on Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. Luckey Maria Verna Jean Merritt was crowned "Miss Hi-Fidelity" and "Miss Pink Rose." TyshaJuana L. Stevens was first runner-up, and Jaquita A. West was second runner-up and also "Miss Congeniality." Other contestants were Lexington Louvett Collins and Miss Neosha D. Capers.

January 13, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Family recalls century of military service

The year was 1940. Germany had invaded Poland; sparking what would become the world's second bloodiest war within 25 years.

January 12, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Rotary reaching out to help family

Hinesville residents Ceferino and Lonnie Gandia-Acosta and their family are having to cope with the death of their daughter during the holidays.

January 09, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


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Boy Scouts gather for camporee

Boy Scouts from all over the area recently linked up at Forest Pond Lodge in Long County to take part in the Altamaha District Camporee.

April 27, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


GSU memorial honors nursing students

One of two surviving Georgia Southern University nursing students involved in the fatal crash Wednesday that left five fellow nursing students dead was moved to another hospital Thursday, while the second surviving student is still being treated at a Savannah hospital.

April 27, 2015 | By Hollie Deal Saxon Correspondent | Lifestyle


Proclamations in Hinesville

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed two proclamations; one for Word Autistic Day and the other for Fair Housing Month.

April 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Ludowici PD recognizes 911 dispatchers

The Ludowici Police Department recognized its seven full- and part-time 911 dispatchers April 15 to commemorate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

April 25, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Councilman retires from profession

After a long journey of 42 years of service for LRMC/EMS and the surrounding counties, I have retired.

April 21, 2015 | By Kenneth Shaw Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Band's recent gigs lead up to Earth Day

Liberty County-based band Exit 76 was in good company at its recent gigs.

April 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Buggy or Model T? Choosing transportation

People used to ride to church in their buggies or wagons before the new Model T became available. My husband recalls riding in the buggy with his grandparents to church in the 1940s.

April 15, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Former mayor gets state YMCA position

Former Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown has been selected to serve as the 2015 Liberty County finance chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia.

April 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local finishes Air Force basics

Air Force Airman Eric B. Stephens of Hinesville recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

April 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fish fry is tasty fundraiser with memories

Journalists and other starving artists can't afford to support every good cause or fundraiser with our meager personal funds.

April 09, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Rosie the Riveter group recruiting

American Rosie the Riveter Association is trying to locate women who worked on the home front during World War II.

April 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County has Easter pageant

The 2015 Tri-County Easter Pageant was held March 29 at the Long County Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.

April 06, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Good Friday Walk for Shelter draws hundreds

More than 200 local residents came out in support of this year's Good Friday Walk for Shelter.

April 03, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Special events in downtown Hinesville

Tonight's Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m. in Bradwell Park will include the regular 20-25 vendors selling deliciously fresh food, plus some other springtime fun! The Easter Bunny will visit the market and pass out candy to children, and there will be a bounce house. In addition, the Morning Glory Garden Club's exhibit, "Art in our Gardens," opens at the Hinesville Area Arts Council's Commerce Street Gallery tonight with a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. We'll see you downtown!

April 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Let us eat cake

I thought about skipping my birthday last week.

April 01, 2015 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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