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Old school gets first of many upgrades

The former Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway recently got a new tin roof and interior upgrades - the first steps in a restoration planned for the structure, which is now the Dorchester Civic Center.

June 22, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


First Fathers Day a tough journey for one dad

Steven Laboy sat next to his wife Sarah with one leg folded under the other on a double-stuffed couch at the Ronald McDonald house in Savannah on Friday night.

June 22, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Old live oak once stood on plantation, topples Saturday

Once on a working plantation, Olin Fraser's white house on Court Street was built in 1839, used to sit on the same property as Bradwell Institute and is recorded on the national registry for its historic significance.

June 17, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Concert draws crowd despite heat

A free lunchtime concert in the park Friday featured Carlos Bertonatti, who recently signed with Epic Records.

June 17, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Jones exhibit to highlight museum's 50th year

Once called "the apostle to the blacks," the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones has returned in spirit to his beloved Liberty County, a place where his former plantations, Maybanks, Montevideo and Arcadia, once stood and where he spent 17 years evangelizing to slaves, who his family called friends.

June 17, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Office trip to islands

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Spouses' club installs 2009 officers

The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club recently installed new officers for the fiscal year 2009-10. Frankie Andrews emceed the candlelit ceremony, during which the new board was installed.

June 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Church has addicts clean themselves, community up

A yellow "Dead End" sign provides one of the few vibrant colors along the frayed edges of Rebecca Street.

June 12, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Coalition organizing to fight homelessness in Liberty

Homeless coalition moves forward, becomes state recognized corporation

June 10, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs get gardening tips from Extension agent

Liberty County Extension Agent Robert Bell spoke at the May 5 meeting of the Goldenheirs Club.

June 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Georgia Cities Week winners announced

Georgia Cities Week Liberty County history trivia winners were recently announced:

June 08, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


State hoping to make finding child care easier

The state opened a new program Monday to help parents of small children weigh their options for child care.

June 05, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Poker run raises money for Lions charity

Even after Friday's rain, more than 70 riders put thunder in Stafford Park Saturday with a dice run to raise money for the Georgia Lions' Camp for the Blind.

June 03, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Liberty misses chance to kiss the pig

Amid economic woes, the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools triumphed, raising $98,000 for the annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign for the American Diabetes Association.

June 03, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Progressive city has small-town feel

Midway Mayor Donald Robert Emmons is currently serving his first term as the leader of a city in one of Georgia's most historic areas. As a native of Washington, he is a long way from home, but Emmons said he's excited about his assignment.

June 01, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


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Fort Morris celebrates holidays Colonial-style

Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.

December 10, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


LCHS graduate speaks at meeting

Charzetta R. Quarterman, a graduate of Liberty County High School and a senior justice-study major at Georgia Southern University, spoke at the 22nd annual New Member Recognition Event for the Golden Key Honour Society on Nov. 16. Quarterman is the social director of the Golden Key.

December 09, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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


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