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YMCA forgoes dues from laid-off members

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia plans to help members who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Any member who becomes involuntarily unemployed will be eligible to continue membership for up to three months or until becoming employed again at no charge.

May 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty YMCA receives honor

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Armed Services YMCA, the a nonprofit organization supporting the families of junior enlisted military personnel, Wednesday recognized the Liberty County YMCA for its work to support military families. The Liberty Y won a Community YMCA Award, a part of the Raytheon Program Achievement Awards, at a luncheon on Capitol Hill.

May 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Man hopes walks help conquer cancer

The Liberty County Relay for Life ended Saturday, but a recent visitor walks on in the name of cancer research.

May 13, 2009 | By Ross Blair Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Hot dog heads to Hinesville

"Meaty" Magaly Estrella and "Double Dog" Derek O'Leary drove the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as it stopped by the Hinesville Wal-Mart as part of its tour of Georgia.

May 11, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Relay for Life is Friday-Saturday

Like many Relay for Life volunteers, Liberty County's co-chairwoman Sharon Dunham has a personal reason for getting involved in the campaign to raise money for cancer research.

May 08, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long Co. Relay raises $28,000 to fight cancer

Long County had its annual Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society last Friday at Veteran's Field in Ludowici.

May 08, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Piece of history with local ties being renovated

There is a unique historical restoration project going on in the Medway River near the Isle of Wight, but Liberty Countians - though welcome - are unlikely to visit the attraction.

May 07, 2009 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Lifestyle


Ludowici man wins sale's door prize

HAZLEHURST - Don Dasher of Ludowici is the grand prize winner of the 2009 Peaches to the Beaches "Shop Til' You Drop" contest.

May 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Confederate Memorial Day marked with service

Members of St. John's Parish Daughters of the American Colonists gathered at the old historic Midway Cemetery on April 25 for a service commemorating Confederate Memorial Day. Cecil Stafford, a selectman with the Midway Society, addressed the crowd and shared information about John Lambert, who is buried in the historic cemetery.

May 04, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Rotarians learn of resources for hearing-impaired

Tuesday, Katherine Doster, support service specialist with the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, informed Rotarians through an interpreter about current issues, projects and concerns for surrounding area residents who are hearing-impaired or deaf.

May 01, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger | Lifestyle


Relay is fight for friends, family

Four friends sit in a circle in an office at the Button-Gwinnett Elementary School media center.

May 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Drive to fund soldier appreciation on

The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee started its fundraising campaign for this summer's Military Family Appreciation on Fort Stewart.

April 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Work begins on slave memorial

Volunteers from the Two Rivers Master Gardeners Association completed the first 30 feet of "The Walk: an African-American Tribute" on Monday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation in Liberty County. Counties represented by the Two Rivers organization include Effingham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh and Long. The walk is a memorial to slaves who toiled on the former rice plantation and across the country, as well as their descendants.

April 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Sorority remembers sister

In keeping with the tradition of planting trees on Arbor Day, several members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, planted a white oak tree at Baconton Missionary Baptist church in memory of Deloris P. Gaulden, who died Oct. 17.

April 27, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Proposed coastal rail explained to Rotary Club

The leader of the group working to put a trail between Riceboro and Kingsland explained the project to the Hinesville Rotary Club April 14.

April 27, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Students finish first-aid training

Sixteen students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Pathway recently completed CPR and first-aid certification training with firefighter Casey Hale, who helps with the training every semester.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Murder still unsolved 130 years later

Richmond H. Peacock was born Aug. 24, 1807, in what then was Liberty County but now is Long County. He was the son of Samuel (1777-1839) and Mary Peacock (1786-1869). Samuel was born in South Carolina and was in the War of 1812. They were married in 1802 in Georgia, and both died in Liberty County.

November 10, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Nightcrawler' is a masterpiece

"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.

November 07, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Military offered babysitting for night out

RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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