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LCHS honors homecoming court

During halftime of the Liberty County Panthers' game against the Ware County Gators on Oct. 15, the LCHS homecoming court was introduced and the queen was crowned. Members of the court are:

October 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Lawmaker presents flag to Long library

Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently presented a U.S. flag that had been flown over the Capitol to the Long County Library.

October 25, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


CASA swears in new volunteers

SAVANNAH - On Sept. 23, Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. welcomed 13 new CASA volunteers to its ranks of serving in the best interests of children. The volunteers were joined by CASA staff, board of directors and family, and Juvenile Court Judge John Beam Jr. presided over the ceremony.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Riceboro icon experienced segregated Army

Well-known Riceboro resident Henry L. Relaford, 90, served his country when called, despite the fact America and the military were segregated in the 1940s.

October 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Walk kicks off breast cancer awareness

"It's always better to prevent something (cancer) than to treat it," oncology nurse navigator Brandy Payne said.

October 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Volunteers tackle water pollution

Liberty County's waterways need help. And on Saturday, as part of Make A Difference Day, that help will descend on area ponds, rivers, lakes, streams and the ocean in the form of hundreds of volunteers, eager to learn about and protect local marine resources and ecosystems.

October 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Columnist | Lifestyle


State Forestry Pageant seeks entries

The Evans County Forestry Pageant will be Saturday, Nov.13, at Claxton Middle School auditorium in Claxton.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Couple triumphs over financial ruin

Kathleen Lancia knows a thing or two about being too proud to ask for help.

October 18, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Equestrians ride well at state fair

Representatives from Bluff Creek Stables on Colonel's Island in east Liberty County recently attended The Georgia National Fair State Championship American Saddlebred Horse Show in Perry. Five horses and six riders from Bluff Creek competed in six divisions.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival pageant winners crowned

Long County High School in Ludowici recently hosted the 2010 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Educators proud of group's work abroad

Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary organization of women educators. The Alpha Omicron Chapter of ADK, which was created in Liberty County 49 years ago, recently announced the completion of a joint project with the Veterans Vietnam Restoration Project. In five months, the groups built a five-room school in Ta Rinh, Vietnam, and dedicated it on Sept. 3.

October 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Phone museum is blast from communications past

The Independent Telecommunication Pioneer Association found a new home for its national organization in Hinesville about three years ago in former Sen. Glenn E. Bryant's house on Highway 84.

October 15, 2010 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival offers food, family fun

A large crowd gathered beneath a sunny sky Saturday in Long County to enjoy games, food and music during the annual Wildlife Festival.

October 15, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Heroes of the heart

Patsy Weaver Rabuck's heart broke when her son, Master Sgt. Nathanial Davy Weaver, was killed by an IED two years ago in Qalat, Afghanistan. But her eternal heartache was lifted a little last week when two Hinesville firefighters brought her son's medals home to her.

October 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


MLK Day theme, schedule released

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced the theme and a schedule of events for the 2011 observance celebration.

October 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Pimento cheese is Southern caviar

Salted sturgeon eggs ought to taste something like the mullet row I used to eat when I was a boy. But since caviar sells for about $50 an ounce, I'll never know.

April 17, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Deen brothers visit Stewart, judge 'Chopped' game

Nearly 100 ladies from the Marne Community Spouses Club, Fort Stewart's all-ranks social club, met Jamie and Bobby Deen last week. Celebrity chef Paula Deen's sons took time out of their busy schedules to enjoy lunch with the group during a special event at Club Stewart.

April 17, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Raffle for Relay for Life team

Antonio Vonzell Sampson receives a Remington shotgun from Faye Morris, a member of The Battle Fighters. Sampson won the shotgun March 29 in a raffle held by the Battlefighters, a Relay for Life team.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Thriller novelist at Book Festival

SAVANNAH - International bestselling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Reception opens new exhibit at Gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville was packed with art-curious business people and artists seeking other artists Thursday during a reception and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce business-after-hours event.

April 15, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Mrs. Farmer's sickness saved the house

The historical house a block from the Liberty County Courthouse was built in 1839 for Mrs. Mary Jane Hazzard Bacon, the widow of Major John Bacon, who had fought in the War of 1812 and died in 1833.

April 15, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Earth Day: Get up and get out there

THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.

April 15, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Cupcake war is April 23

The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host its spring Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Ball game benefits youth emergency shelter

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.

April 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Winter Soldier' tops 'The Avengers'

You've seen all three "Iron Man" flicks. You checked out "The Avengers" and the second "Thor" movie. Now, it's time to catch up with "the man out of time" in his solo sequel, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." How does this Marvel Studios movie measure up?

April 11, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


High school honors military kids at breakfast

So-called military "brats" learn how to make friends quickly because they never know when they once again might have to say their goodbyes, move to a new town and enroll in a new school. They must carry on with growing up while their active-duty service-member parent or parents are away, focused on protecting the nation's interests. Military children are taught early on to be self-sufficient. During April, the Month of the Military Child, these kids' resiliency and sacrifices are recognized.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Monster mash-up

ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.

April 11, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

April 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Rain forces concert inside, band still rocks

Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.

April 09, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Midnight train to Georgia

ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.

April 09, 2014 | Jim Morekis Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


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