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Grief counselor reaches out to residents

Betsy Kammerud joined Hospice Savannah's Full Circle Center for Grief and Loss last year. Now, she said, she is delighted to bring her skills as a bereavement counselor to Liberty County. Each Wednesday afternoon, she will see children and adults in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Operation Christmas Child under way

Coastal Georgia recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. Coordinators in communities in and around Savannah are working to spread the word, get residents involved and collect donations.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Colonial cemetery getting new gate

Liberty County's tranquil Colonial Sunbury Cemetery, located in a town long gone, will receive new wrought iron gates tomorrow.

August 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Area non-profits vying for grant money

Two local nonprofit organizations, the Dolphin Project and Fort McAllister State Historic Park, are in the running to win grant money from national initiatives spearheaded by major soft drink corporations.

August 19, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Patrons eat 'cakes for a cause

Community members dug into buttery piles of fluffy flapjacks and sweet maple syrup Saturday morning with nary a nutritional concern because, as one diner said, "When you're eating for a cause, the calories don't count."

August 16, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Apartment residents have community day

The Pines at Willowbrook residents recently attended the community's third annual fun day. Participants enjoyed water balloon games, face painting, a cake walk, bouncy houses, Bingo, horse and pony rides, and a yard sale. Residents munched on snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, watermelon, barbecued chicken, hot dogs and burgers. The Hinesville Police Department did free fingerprinting and the Hinesville Fire Department allowed residents to tour a fire truck.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Equal pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Blood drive benefits sick BC firefighter

The Bryan County and Richmond Hill Fire Departments will be holding a Blood Drive for Bryan County firefighter Terry Nielsen, who is fighting a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


District 5 residents enjoy cookout

District 5 County Commissioner Gary Gilliard sponsored a back-to-school cookout in Holmestown Park on Aug. 31.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Flag honors veteran's service

First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Firefighters give muscle diseases the boot

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Night draws families out

National Night Out got underway Tuesday after an afternoon thunderstorm caused a brief delay to the family-style event around Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 06, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


McAllister manager's passion bring history alive

Daniel Brown is a total history buff.

August 06, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Event treats community to 'night out'

Residents from Hinesville, Fort Stewart and other Liberty County neighborhoods can learn more about staying safe and drug-free at the local National Night Out event from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 02, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs enjoy patriotic music

The Goldenheirs enjoyed a musical program July 6 by the Jubilee Singers Senior Choir of First Baptist Church in Hinesville. Elaine Walker directed the choir in patriotic music selections. Anne and Chuck Stewart performed a skit about prayer. Betty Dunham played the piano.

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Weather network recruiting observers

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network is holding its March Madness recruiting contest this month nationwide.

March 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Red Hat club celebrates St. Patrick's

The Red Hat Liberty Bells celebrated St. Patrick's Day during their March 3 meeting at Molly MacPherson's in Richmond Hill. The group meets the first Monday of each month. For more information, call 884-5814.

March 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Fighting diabetes with fashion

The coldest winter in recent memory may have been wickedly miserable, but take heart that it's inspired something gorgeous and grand.

March 25, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Remembrance day for homeless residents

The second annual Homeless Persons Remembrance Day was observed Thursday evening at the First United Methodist Church.

March 25, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


DUI court graduates celebrate

The Liberty County DUI Court held its third graduation earlier this month. Following the ceremony, participants and their families celebrated at a reception provided by Recovery Place Inc. The Liberty County DUI Court program began in 2011.

March 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Stories wanted for e-book

SAVANNAH - The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is calling for stories and tips from families with children with different abilities.

March 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Crisis' off to intriguing start

Are you up to date on all things television?

March 21, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


United Way reports to Long Co. Chamber

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week held its Progress Through People breakfast at Compass Worship Center in Ludowici. United Way representative Sarah McLaughlin spoke during the meal.

March 21, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fashionetta pageant is Saturday

The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will showcase eight young ladies during a fashionetta at

March 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ruck march to helps veterans

It's not unusual for soldiers to take part in rucksack marches; it's a job requirement. Requirements aside, though, several Fort Stewart soldiers are volunteering to take part in a rucksack march Saturday.

March 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


¡Vamos al Carnaval!

Despite Savannah's fixation this time of year on all things Irish, our dear city has a sweet little secret: Nearly five percent of the population here is Hispanic.

March 21, 2014 | Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Gadgets enhance both cooking, eating

It's hard to imagine what mealtime would be like without the invention of simple kitchen gadgets.

March 20, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Green cuisine

'Tis the season for classic Irish-inspired fare, and there will be no shortage of hearty, homespun dishes served from Savannah's kitchens this week.

March 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Liberty BoE marks School Board Week

The Liberty County School System this week is joining a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members.

March 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scottish Heritage Days in Darien

Fort King George State Historic Site will be invaded again by the Scots this weekend.

March 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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