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Confederate veterans answers last roll call

John Hand Long, a Confederate veteran who died here in 1927, is believed to have been one of the last soldiers paid off by the Confederate States of America.

May 31, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Walthourville offers residents curbside recycling

In response to complaints about the county closing a recycling center in Walthourville last month, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray told the Courier that the city now offers its residents and sanitation customers who live outside the city curbside recycling. The service began Jan. 2, city clerk Juanita Johnson said.

May 28, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


WW II vet glad to be back on bus

Bus travel has been very important in the life of World War II veteran Robert Greene, so the fact that this weekend's Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. is by bus doesn't bother him one bit.

May 24, 2011 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Andrews nominated as rear admiral

Navy Capt. Annie B. Andrews recently was nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Andrews currently serves as strategic studies group fellow for the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group in Newport, R.I.

May 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Post hosts cultural celebration

The concepts of diversity, leadership and civil empowerment defined the 3rd Infantry Division's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month observance at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.

May 20, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


‘Runaway bride’ pastor speaks to Rotary Club

Pastor and author Dr. Tom Smiley told the Rotary Club of Hinesville on Tuesday how to be prepared for and survive life's "emotional undercurrents." Smiley has written three books: "Runaway Lives," "Angels All Around," and a new book of quotes, "Uncommon Common Sense."

May 19, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Walking the happy trail

"It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles."

May 18, 2011 | By Lori Wynn Correspondent | Lifestyle


Kelly Long crowned Miss Ludowici

In a grand evening of pageantry, the 2011-12 Miss Ludowici contest was March 7 at Smiley Elementary School.

May 17, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Sergeant earns Meritorius Service

Army Staff Sgt. Viva R. Greene has received the Meritorious Service Medal.

May 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scouts helping Manna House

Boy Scout Troop 500 of Hinesville recently collected non-perishable food items to donate to the Manna House food bank.

May 17, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Haircut celebrates death of terrorist

Walter Burns got his hair cut May 6.

May 17, 2011 | Pat Watkins | Lifestyle


Hinesville celebrates diverse cultures

Hearty crowds braved intermittent rain Saturday to enjoy the Small World Festival in downtown Hinesville. Several community leaders, including 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams and Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, also didn't let wet weather keep them from mingling. Thomas had attended the Liberty County Justice Center's grand opening earlier Saturday morning.

May 17, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Small World Festival will delve into many cultures

Locals can experience sights, sounds and flavors of numerous cultures from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday in Bradwell Park during the Hinesville Small World Festival.

May 13, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Local elected to district Legion offices

During their recent convention, the members of the first district of the American Legion elected the following legionnaires to fill offices for the 2011-12 membership year:

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Sailor returns from six-month deployment

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kawana L. Copeland, a 2001 graduate of Bradwell Institute, alongside approximately 40 sailors of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 (VRC-40) recently returned from a six-month deployment in support of maritime security operations, while attached to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman homeported in Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

May 09, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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Dodd named to board of directors

SAVANNAH - The Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization that provides a "home away from home" for families who have critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Savannah-area hospitals, recently announced that four new members were elected to its board of directors.

July 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Recycling fever is a good fever to have — and here’s why

When it comes to recycling, did you realize that more actually means less?

July 15, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Contestants sought for BBQ festival

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Rio 2' brings more of the same

DVD's expected in stores an online next week include:

July 12, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features | Lifestyle


'Gypsy' hitchhiking the skies

Amber Nolan is hitchhiking across the country - by air. Not commercial air, but general aviation.

July 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Doughnuts are poor man's dessert

It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.

July 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Church-based group wants to help disabled

Retired probation officer and Hinesville resident Arthur Stewart spends his time golfing with friends, attending and serving as a junior warden at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, and building handicap ramps for physically disabled residents of Liberty, McIntosh and Glynn counties.

July 10, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting is Saturday

An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.

July 09, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rare termite finds home in Hinesville

A rare species of termites reported on in the Courier a year ago continued to spread through the building in which they were found, and now they've been discovered in the oak trees in Bradwell Park.

July 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Mission team travels to Dominican Republic

The DR2K14 Mission Possible Team, comprised of Hinesville churches' members, completed its fourth ministry trip to the Dominican Republic on June 12.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty Lore: Groovers’ Gum Branch journey began at docks

When a Liberty County native thinks of the Gum Branch community in the rural area of the county, he or she probably thinks of one of four families: the Groovers, the Longs, the Smileys or the Zorns.

July 07, 2014 | Margie Love Historian | Lifestyle


Hallie Holmes estate donates $15K to Midway Museum

The Midway Museum recently received a $15,000 donation from the family of Hallie B. Holmes, who was the national president of the Georgia State Regent of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville native is serving on oldest warship

BOSTON - A 2004 Liberty County High School graduate from Hinesville is part of a handpicked Navy crew serving on the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Religion announcements July 6-19

July 7

July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Keep Liberty Beautiful: Littering and neglect for the poor, clueless souls

Litter is a big deal for Keep Liberty Beautiful. We know how devastating out-of-control litter is for the quality of life of a community.

July 07, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


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