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LeConte volunteers are right on Target

More bricks were laid in place last weekend as several employees from Midway's Target Distribution Center volunteered to work on The Walk: An African-American Tribute at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.

June 02, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Sacrifices recalled on Memorial Day

In a military community like Hinesville, the true meaning of Memorial Day appears to be properly acknowledged.

June 02, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Area salutes fallen heroes

Richmond Hill saluted area fallen soldiers at a ceremony Friday at the veterans memorial in J.F. Gregory Park.

June 01, 2010 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


Girl Scouts honor local volunteer

Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia recently had their annual end-of-the-year Adult Recognitions Banquet where a Girl Scout leader from the Hinesville area received a prestigious award.

May 31, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Monday benefit for Wreaths for Warriors Walk

You can help the Wreaths for Warriors Walk campaign by eating at Chili's during its "Give Back Day" on Memorial Day, Monday.

May 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Future wizards win kiss with HAMlet

Seeing that this year's Kiss-A-Pig theme was based on a popular series of books, appealing primarily to children, it was fitting that the children representing the HOGwart's School of Glycemic Control ended up in first place. The children raised $75,000 and earned the right to kiss HAMlet the pig at the 2010 'Harry PORKer and the Blood Sugar Prince Battle for Control' campaign gala.

May 24, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Animal rescue group marks anniversary

Despite a tumultuous economy, Animal Haven of Hope Society president Jean Ann Lingle said the organization has been able to stay afloat and save more than 150 stray and feral cats from Liberty County Animal Control and area veterinarians.

May 21, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Mud as the great motivator

On Saturday, area residents rode hogs through town. On Tuesday afternoon, two educators took a dip in a mud bath. And it's all in the name of charity.

May 20, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Best things: Tasty ways to enjoy shrimp

Donny Branch grew up with a rod and reel in his hands. His father, the late Allen Branch (Ol' Tight Line), moved the family to Colonel's Island in 1951 and owned Branch's Marina. Allen Branch pioneered conservation issues to protects species and the area's pristine coastline.

May 19, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Museum showcases student Amistad art

Deborah Robinson, director of the Historical African American Museum at the Dorchester Academy in Midway, recently commissioned a group of sculpture students at Bradwell Institute to create a collection of art work based on the Supreme Court case of kidnapped slaves on the ship Amistad. The effort to free the slaves was the first civil rights case in the United States.

May 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Students surprise teacher with baby shower

For two months, Melissa Pingley's fifth-grade students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Principal Sue Tolley planned a surprise baby shower for Pingley.

May 19, 2010 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


Firefighters keep it cool at chili cookoff

City of Hinesville Firefighters Alex Mason, Marta Cuevas, Eric Little and Justin Zieman arrived on the scene at First Baptist Church on May 2, not with fire hoses but with plenty of antacid. The first responders kept things cool at the church's Kentucky Chucky's Great Chili Cookoff, where they judged the contest.

May 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Small World Festival an 'international' hit

The local community appeared Saturday as a virtual tossed salad of ethnic groups, each one adding a distinct flavor to Liberty County during the third annual Small World Festival in downtown Hinesville.

May 17, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | LIBERTY LIFE


Midway Girl Scout receives Gold Award

On May 2, the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia awarded the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award to seven teens during an awards ceremony at the Elks Lodge 183 in Savannah. Ash Lee Brown of Midway was among the award recipients.

May 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Legion, Auxiliary praise yard sale

Members of the American Legion and Ladies' Auxiliary of Post 168 said they were thankful to the community for making the organization's recent, bi-yearly yard sale a success.

May 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


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The smell of pinto beans, buttermilk and cornbread

My sister said once that she doesn't really like pinto beans because when she was growing up, Mama cooked a pot three or four ...

June 11, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


The Auburn Hat Society

Outside church organizations, there were only three prominent civic groups in Lennox Valley during my teenage years.

June 07, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Logistics of a good road trip

Let's not travel this month, but discuss some of the logistics that contribute to a good road trip. Just about any vehicle will do ...

June 06, 2017 | By Joe Gillam Local columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


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