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Annual cemetery tour mixes fun, history

Offering a historical look at the Midway Cemetery, Liberty County High School students Adrienne Andrews and Emily Carrier led visitors on unique tours of the site Friday, giving attendees the scoop on some of the cemetery's legendary "residents."

November 04, 2010 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long County gets into fall spirit

Long County residents are getting into the fall spirit with a cornucopia of autumn-themed activities.

November 03, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Carrying on a tradition

November 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


WACH volunteers visit Glenvue

Every year, under the leadership of Col. Paul Cordts, MEDDAC Hospital Commander, Brigitte Shanken, director of volunteer services at Winn Army Community Hospital, spearheads community enhancement projects for hospital volunteers to visit nursing homes in adjacent counties.

November 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Vietnam wall draws emotions

An inscription at the top of the glossy, black Vietnam Veterans Memorial partially relays the stories of countless men and women who can't tell their own:

November 01, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Downtown welcomes ghosts, ghouls

Pretty little princesses in pastels, super heroes galore, some gruesome ghouls, a handful of sweet dragons and a baby UGA bulldog were among hundreds of children trick-or-treating downtown Friday during the second annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night. The family-oriented event was sponsored by Hinesville Downtown Partners.

November 01, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Retired educators get their day

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed a proclamation making Nov. 7 "Georgia Retired Educators Day" in Hinesville.

November 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty is thinking pink

Pink is the word.

October 29, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Auction raises money for Dorchester

When Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, approached area developer and businessman Clay Sikes about holding a silent auction fundraiser to benefit Dorchester Academy, Sikes agreed without hesitation.

October 29, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Two tons shipped for peace

Earlier this month, Jim Bunn had a dilemma.

October 25, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Mayors' Motorcase gift collection going

The city of Hinesville recently started collected donated gifts for the 2010 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade. Community members can help by delivering donations to the Hinesville Police Department or by taking part in the Cycles for Charity fundraiser Nov. 6.

October 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


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Ho Ho Holbrook Festival of Lights this weekend

Holbrook Pond Recreation Area will glow with Christmas decorations to delight children and adults alike during the Ho Ho Holbrook Festival of Lights from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

December 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County lights Christmas tree

Long County residents celebrated the season Thursday during the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at the Ludowici Well Pavilion. As always, a large crowd gathered to enjoy the holiday festivities and merriment.

December 08, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Festival focuses on Geechee culture

Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.

December 08, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Pengiuns...' never takes flight

"The Penguins of Madagascar" is a spin-off from the successful "Madagascar" animated franchise, and while it has its moments of energy and humor, I think it would've been much more successful as a DVD release.

December 05, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Walthourville tree lighting Saturday

The fourth annual Walthourville Lighting of the Tree Celebration will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at city hall.

December 05, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Liberty 4-H agent honored

Liberty County 4-H agent Kasey Bozeman has won the 4-H Military Partnerships Award by the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents for her work with military youth in Georgia.

December 04, 2014 | By Sharon Dowdy UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences | Lifestyle


Parade rolls Friday evening

The 18th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade rolls through downtown Hinesville starting at 6:30 Friday evening.

December 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Church pianist honored for 50 years service

A fixture of most churches is a musician playing a piano off to the side just about every Sunday as the congregation and choir sing praises to God.

December 04, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long Christmas tree lighting to be Thursday

Two Christmas-themed events will be held in the next two weeks in Ludowici.

December 03, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Another $5,000 for memorial walk

Members of the Liberty Independent Troop donated $5,000 toward the construction of the Veterans Memorial Walk to be built at Bryant Commons. To date, $97,200 has been donated for construction of the veterans memorial.

December 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two complete Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Benjamin L. Wooten recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

December 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


LCSO gives meals to needy families

With assistance from Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray and Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and his employees delivered many Thanksgiving meal baskets to area families in need.

December 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Tree lightings are Thursday, Friday

The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

December 01, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


'Come and Take It!' at Fort Morris

For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.

December 01, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Extension honors Long County employee

Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.

November 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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