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Number of poor Americans continues up

WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical costs and work-related expenses.

November 15, 2012 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Nov. 14-20

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your work on a recent job assignment is impressive and is sure to be noticed. Meanwhile, expect to receive news about an upcoming holiday event you won't want to miss.

November 15, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Map tool on display at open house today

In support of National Geography Awareness Week, the Liberty County Assessors Mapping Department will host an open house today for GIS Day, which is a global event that promotes awareness of geographic information system technology and the contributions it makes in the fields of science, technology, information and the humanities.

November 14, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Vote for next grand marshal

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau are seeking voters to elect the grand marshal of the 16th annual illuminated Christmas parade.

November 14, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Coast on watch for pregnant whales

SAVANNAH - As endangered right whales return to the southern Atlantic coast for their calving season, conservationists are hoping for a rebound in births after the number of newborn whales hit a 10-year low last winter.

November 14, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Make recycling a way of life

America Recycles Day is Thursday, Nov. 15, although recycling is something we should think about and do every day. America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products. Since its inception in 1997, it has grown to include millions of Americans pledging to improve their recycling habits at home and at work. The recycling rate in the United States has increased almost every year. The current rate is 34 percent, according to www.americarecyclesday.org, so if you are not recycling yet, it is time to join us. If ...

November 13, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Simpson shares 100 years of memories

On Oct. 20, family and friends of Maggie Simpson gathered at the Leisure Services gymnasium in Darien to celebrate her life and health of 100 years.

November 13, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Hinesville UMC tour of homes fundraiser set

The Hinesville First United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Christmas tour of homes from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

November 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Thanksgiving activities lining up

Everyone's invited to run in the Family Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk on Hunter at 10 a.m. Saturday.

November 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ricefest draws crowd for culture, entertainment

Near-perfect November weather and the smell of ribs on the smoker and fish in the fryer drew in a large crowd for this year's Ricefest on Saturday in Riceboro.

November 12, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Riceboro’s Ricefest to offer fun, food and cultural awareness

The sixth annual Ricefest takes place this weekend on the field next to city hall in Riceboro.

November 09, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


‘Wreck-It Ralph’ a joy for all ages

Walt Disney Animation Studios recently released "Wreck-It Ralph," its 52nd animated feature. Ralph (John C. Reilly) is the villain of an arcade game called "Fix-It Felix Jr." When you pop a quarter into the game, Ralph begins demolishing an apartment building. But never fear, as game hero Fix-It Felix - you and your trusty golden hammer - can fix the building.

November 09, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film/TV critic | Lifestyle


At the movies Nov. 2-8

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

November 09, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


At the movies Nov. 9-15

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

November 09, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Nov. 7-13

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Restless Rams and Ewes might want to let others finish a current project while they start something new. But if you do, you could risk losing out on a future opportunity.

November 08, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Lions donate dolls to Midway PD

Liberty Coastal Lions Club President Lil Shurtleff recently delivered 10 muslin dolls to Chief Kelly Morningstar of the Midway Police Department. The dolls were made by St. Philip's Episcopal Church Women of Hinesville. The dolls do not have any features, allowing children to create their own doll. These dolls will be placed in the Midway Police Department vehicles and used when children are involved in an accident or any incident.

May 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Realtor board raises $6,000 for Relay of Life

The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors on May 15 showed its support for Relay for Life by being "Super Realtors" fighting against cancer. The board raised more than $6,000 in donations for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. The board thanks everyone who bought a raffle ticket to help raise funds.

May 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Car show helps former deputy's family

The Roadway to Recovery Car and Bike Show, benefiting the family of Georgia Ports Authority Cpl. William Solomon, was held at Bryant Commons Park this past Saturday.

May 21, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Long official earns finance certificate

Brandi R. Sollosi earned Local Finance Officer Certification in the first quarter of 2015 through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government's financial-management training program.

May 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Yellow fever, fires, storms in 1800s

"The Children of Pride" is a huge book filled with letters written by the Dr. Charles C. Jones family from 1854-68. Robert Mansen Myers is the author of this book, which was published in 1972.

May 18, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Summer meals for youth at Long Co. schools

The Long County Schools Summer Feeding Program will run from June 1-18.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Walk helps provide scholarships

Every year, people gather from across Liberty County to participate in the annual Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-thon.

May 13, 2015 | By Edith Anderson | Lifestyle


Children are more than numbers for woman

Richmond Hill's Tara Jennings has one of those jobs that's hard to define.

May 12, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sheriff Cecil Nobles portrait unveiled

Long County's Law Day observance this year paid tribute to a true law-enforcement legend: the late Sheriff Cecil Nobles.

May 11, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


National Day of Prayer at old courthouse

Six ministers led scores of Hinesville residents in prayer on the old courthouse steps Thursday morning in observance of the National Day of Prayer.

May 07, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Gateway recognizes mental health awareness

Gateway Behavioral Health Services will celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness by hosting an event with music, food, activities, games, prizes, educational exhibits and information about mental health and how to connect with appropriate services.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Co. Relay gets new site, large crowd

The 2015 Long County Relay for Life, held Friday at the Long County Recreation Complex, had a new location because the high-school soccer team needed Veterans Field for a playoff game. However, the new venue appeared to have a positive impact, as a large crowd came out to celebrate the event's 10th year of the event.

May 06, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


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