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Long county gathers to light tree

Long County had its second annual country Christmas tree lighting ceremony Thursday at the Old Well Pavilion in Ludowici.

December 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Christmas shipping deadlines near

Holiday procrastinators have a little more time to wrap get gifts under faraway trees by Christmas Day, but not too much more.

December 14, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Ludowici gathers for 20th Christmas parade

Ludowici had its 20th annual Christmas parade last Saturday. The fun began at 2 p.m. as floats and marchers left Long County High School and circled the city. Tammy Ballance and Charlie Strickland emc eed the event.

December 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


MLK association planning 2010 celebration

The Liberty County Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced its theme for the 2010 celebration.

December 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County tree lighting is Thursday

Santa will make an appearance at the Ludowici/Long Country Christmas tree and well pavilion lighting ceremony at 8 p.m. Thursday.

December 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Many help with Operation Christmas Child

Several organizations helped with the local effort to support Operation Christmas Child leading up to this holiday season.

December 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Garden club decorates education center

Strips of ribbons were cut to size and stockings were hung by the fireplaces with care as the Morning Glory Garden Club worked feverishly Thursday to decorate the Jan and Dennis Waters Educational Center at Miller Pasture.

December 07, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Nonprofit, retailer spread holiday cheer

Operation Homefront and Wal-Mart brightened the holidays for families of deployed and wounded soldiers Friday.

December 07, 2009 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


American Angels ride to help injured soldiers

The American Angels Ladies Riding Club raised more than $2,000 for the Wounded Warriors Project at a Nov. 14 fundraiser at the VFW post 6602.

December 02, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Midway Museum to mark 50th anniversary

The Midway Museum turns 50 this year. The anniversary celebration starts Dec. 8, and continues all week, culminating with the museum's annual Christmas Tea on Saturday, Dec. 12.

December 02, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Patrons meet reindeer, sing carols, enjoy treats

Santa and his reindeer flew in to town early Monday night as the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Hinesville Development Authority kicked off the holiday season with Christmas in the Park.

December 02, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bike clubs provide meals for 14 families

Six local motorcycle clubs, all members of the Hinesville Motorcycle Alliance, rode their bikes to the Liberty County YMCA on Nov. 19 to deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to roughly 14 needy families.

November 28, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Arts on Coast announces fall show winners

Arts on the Coast, a Richmond Hill nonprofit art organization, opened its fall art show with a reception Nov. 21 at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.

November 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Leaders, residents unite at Thanksgiving

Area clergy and government officials reminded Hinesville residents Sunday night of the many blessings in their lives and stressed the importance of giving thanks all year round.

November 25, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Best things: Holiday food traditions

This week, we asked mechanic and holiday decorator John Kunda to share with us the things he loves about the holidays. Here's Kunda's list:

November 25, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


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LCHS alum earns internship

Liberty County High School alum Donnie Pulliam recently earned a paid internship to The Gloucester Institute in Richmond, Va.

April 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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