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Long BoE honors retirees at meeting

The Long County Board of Education honored several retiring school system employees at its June 14 meeting.

June 23, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Walk to Dorchester for renovation

At the crack of dawn on Saturday, 130 walkers gathered at Briar Bay Park in Riceboro to make the nine-mile trek to Dorchester Academy on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

June 21, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Locals visit Washington

US Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., welcomed three Liberty County residents to Washington on Wednesday. Brad and Brandie Waugh of Midway chaperoned Candace Poole, also of Midway, as part of the 2010 EMC Youth Tour. Poole was selected by Coastal Electric Cooperative to participate in the weeklong event, which brings 1,400 students from around the country together for leadership training and meetings with leaders in the nation's capitol.

June 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for on-post Fourth

The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is seeking participation in the Worth Fighting For Fourth of July celebration for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers and family members.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Keep you family, pets safe from rabies

The Liberty County Health Department encourages all residents to take proper precautions against rabies. Rabies is a deadly virus that can be passed to humans by animals, and raccoons are the primary carriers of the disease. Rabies is almost always fatal if an infected person isn't treated immediately. In addition, if a pet has not been vaccinated against rabies and is exposed to the rabies virus, the pet must either be euthanized or put under strict, six-month isolation.

June 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Move over Karate Kid …

Looking to do something different and exciting for Father's Day? How about watching one of today's hottest extreme sports live, right here on Fort Stewart?

June 16, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


‘Leadership parenting’ is nothing new

A teacher from San Diego recently attended a workshop of mine in which I explain the simple fundamentals of "leadership parenting." The fundamentals in question are nothing new. They were known, intuitively, by parents who raised children before the big, wet blanket of psychobabble was thrown over parenting common sense some 40 years ago, when parents led and children followed. I have long maintained that I am not saying anything new. I am simply attempting to keep eternal parenting truth alive. Where children are concerned, new ideas are not true, and true ideas are not new. (Come to think of ...

June 16, 2010 | John Rosemond | Lifestyle


Local wins gospel competition

Brenda Metoyer of Liberty County won first place on May 22 in the individual competition of the Black Expo Gospel Competition in Columbia, S.C.

June 14, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


City salutes Eagles Scout

June 14, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


She's more than just a doll

Local artist Christina Mansfield's latest exhibit, "Le Chic Chaussure," was inspired by the iconic fashionista doll Barbie.

June 11, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


United Way offers help to families in need

SAVANNAH - Help is on the way for low-income families in critical situations due to a loss in income or unfortunate economic circumstances.

June 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Celebrity comes to Relay team's rescue

Button Gwinnett Elementary School's Relay for Life team got an extra boost in the nick of time. On May 7, after realizing her group had fallen just short of its fundraising goal, team coordinator Jung Cannady, a third-grade teacher, sent a Twitter message to celebrity comedian George Lopez.

June 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


LeConte leader worries for future

The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.

June 07, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club busy

The Pembroke Garden Club has been busy lately.

June 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs learn of carefree life

Linda Swain, director of retirement services for Baptist Village Retirement Communities in Waycross, spoke to the Golden Heirs on May 4 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville.

June 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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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


Carnival coming to Hunter

Carnival Tyme, featuring 19 rides, games, food and fun for children and adults, opens a four-day run at Hunter Army Airfield Thursday.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | 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


AASU's Godspell opens a musical door

THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.

April 09, 2014 | Bill DeYoung Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Club hears about plight of seafarers

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon. Krey gave a presentation about the human cost of the economic success of the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two students in state pageant

Two students from Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart have been selected as finalists for the National American Miss Georgia Pageant.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Families celebrate Easter, spring at egg roll

Spring weather greeted families Saturday during the second annual Easter Egg Roll at Bryant Commons in Hinesville. The event was organized by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart MWR.

April 07, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Scouts introduce new district to Rotary

Inductions of new members and a presentation by Coastal Georgia Council of Boy Scouts of America highlighted Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.

April 04, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


ArtsFest set for Saturday

Sweetheart Circle will come alive Saturday as nearly 5,000 people gather to celebrate visual and performing art at the 32nd annual ArtsFest.

April 04, 2014 | Special to Courier | Lifestyle


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