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Just say no to junk mail this year

Is your home or office a sea of catalogs and solicitation mail - also known as, and more appropriately named, junk mail? We get many wonderful gifts during the holiday season, but we also get an overwhelming amount of catalogs and direct mail encouraging us to purchase the latest gadgets and gizmos on the market.

January 18, 2010 | Sara Swida Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Christmas trees get new life as mulch

Keep Liberty County Beautiful's Bring One For The Chipper ended Saturday with more than 750 trees being recycled in Liberty County. KLCB Director Sara Swida estimated roughly 10,000 pounds of mulch were made from the weeklong collection effort.

January 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff write | Lifestyle

Barfield name affized to old airport site

Frankie Barfield was a household name for people who flew in and out of one of Liberty County's original airports. Now her legacy has been made more permanent with a new road sign in her honor.

January 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff write | Lifestyle

'Casual' day benefits state school for blind

JOHN'S CREEK - Last year, Gov. Sonny Purdue, issued a proclamation in support of Georgia Casual Week to increase awareness and support for the Georgia Academy for the Blind Student Fund. By his proclamation, Perdue encouraged Georgia's business community to support the academy's mission of creating independent, productive future Georgia workers by encouraging and allowing employee participation in a casual week.

January 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Military affairs panel, members honored

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

Gabriel House gets donation

Lockheed Martin – Readiness and Stability Operations employees at Fort Stewart donated $295 to Gabriel's House in Hinesville this week. "We ask local retailers to donate items to our annual banquet held each December and we raffle off the prizes. The money raised goes to local charities," said Mike Passmore, RSO site maintenance manager. Passmore said Lockheed Martin employs 700 people in the area. The group will also make a donation to Manna House.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

Long County names firefighters of year

The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently named Richard Truman and Tyler Hall as firefighters of the year for 2009.

January 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

Prepare for cold weather

As a wave of arctic air rolls across the United States, Georgia faces bone-chilling temperatures and the possibility of snow. Because Georgia is not usually prone to extreme snow and ice, even small amounts can cause severe problems.

January 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Milestone celebrated at First Zion

Spirit-filled and joyful worshippers gathered Friday at First Zion Baptist Church in Riceboro to celebrate the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, in which President Abraham Lincoln pierced the vitriol of the Civil War with a declaration that slaves in rebel states were to be made free.

January 04, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle

Ludowici debuts 'Christkindlesmarkt'

'Christkindlesmarkt' is as common to anyone who is from Germany or Austria, as yard sale or flea market are to most Americans.

December 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle

250 enjoy Christmas dinner

The second annual Terry Gordon Christmas Dinner was on Dec. 12 in Ludowici, and this year 250 dinners were given out. The meal began at around 11:30 AM, and took place at the Long County High School cafeteria.

December 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle

Area history enthusiasts tour Dorchester

Members of the Dor-chester Improvement Associated greeted visitors from the Coastal Heritage Society, Georgia Historical Society, LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, the city of Savannah Archives and others interested in the area's history on Dec. 9.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

HPD reaches out to help local shelter

Each year during the holiday season, the Hinesville Police Department's uniform patrol division, C-Watch, opts to forgo a traditional Christmas gift exchange within the division. Instead, the officers use the occasion to reach out to Hinesville residents who have fallen on hard times.

December 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Scout leaders, volunteers earn awards

The Liberty County Scoutmaster and Cub Scout Leader of the Year awards were given to Boy Scout Troop 410 leader Joel Jacobs and Pack 410 Cub Scout leader Lienne Hill on Dec. 13 at the annual Boy Scout/Cub Scout volunteer recognition dinner. In addition, the Spark Plug award was given to Deuce Correa. The award honors volunteers who add a "spark" to their troops or packs.

December 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Abundant Life donates toys

Abundant Life Worship Center at 320 Memorial Drive in Hinesville recently held a Christmas toy drive to help local famlies in need. Pastors C.A. and Dedra Norwood and the drive's coordinators said they were grateful to everyone who made the collection a success.

December 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

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Dorchester Academy receives $5,000 from Kinder Morgan

Dorchester Academy, one of the first schools for African-Americans in Georgia and a National Historic Landmark, announced that it received a $5,000 gift from ...

November 26, 2015 | Staff report | Lifestyle

A mother's moments of terror

It was a chilly day in March 1969, and I was hanging clothes to dry.

November 26, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle

Geechee Kunda festival celebrates sugarcane harvest

Geechee Kunda is hosting its 11th annual Sugarcane Harvest and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

November 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Donations for Coastal Manor residents

The Heritage Bank employees recently brightened prospects for residents at Coastal Manor Long-Term Care Facility to have a joyous Christmas.

November 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Fourth-grader saves classmate with Heimlich

Mariyah Carter, a fourth-grader at Taylors Creek Elementary, saved the life of Ryan Lippy, a fellow student, while eating lunch in the school's lunchroom ...

November 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Student earns place in pageant

N'Kiya Freeman, an honor -roll student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, will compete in the National American Miss Pageant in California over Thanksgiving week.

November 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

‘Love the Coopers’ just doesn’t share its feelings

"Love the Coopers" is a new Christmas comedy, and this film is a landmark for me.

November 18, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Light a candle, light a memory at Tree of Light

Hospice Savannah will hold its 24th annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Wreaths for Warriors Walk seeks sponsors

The ninth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony will be at noon Dec. 12 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Charity spreads holiday cheer with socks

A national charity hopes to expand into the Hinesville for the holidays.

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

NAACP branch planning party

Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman will host a members-only Holiday Bash on Dec. 7 to thank members for their support during his first ...

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Movie day raises $9,000 for local charities

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Georgia Theatre Company recently announced the results of its 12th annual Cinema for a Cause on Sept. 13 at 24 movie theaters ...

November 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

New exhibit opens at council's gallery

The "Web of Life" mixed media exhibit opened Tuesday in the Hinesville Area Art Council gallery, and a community reception was held Thursday evening.

November 09, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Lifestyle

Club raises $23,000 for fallen responders' families

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire had its inaugural Red, White and Blue Barbecue in Ellis Square last month and raised more than ...

November 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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