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Sailors advance careers

Navy Seaman Ashlie L. Ray, daughter of Ruth A. and Randy A. Ray of Hinesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

October 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wreaths for Warriors Walk ride is Saturday

The annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk Poker Run will be Saturday through Monday. Registration will begin at 9:20 a.m. and the ride begins at 9:50 a.m. at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith Army Education Center outside of Fort Stewart.

September 29, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Midway church marks 9/11 anniversary

New Day Outreach Ministry in Midway commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a special service. Pastor Richard D. Hayes, president of the United Ministerial Alliance, gave a ceremonial speech in conjunction with the event and presented an honorary U.S. flag, which flew on the lawn of the United States Capital in Washington, D.C.

September 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cadet finishes West Point basics

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Harrison Joseph Place, son of Col. and Mrs. Ronald Place of Fort Stewart, completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy.

September 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Civil War re-enactment attracts scouts

More than 1,000 Cubs and parents attended the Boy Scouts of America Coastal Empire Council Cub Scouts Heritage Cuboree last weekend in Allenhurst, and event organizers are calling the weekend a success.

September 26, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Liberty's LeConte pear was once famous

Editor's note: This column originally ran in the Sept. 16, 2007, edition of the Courier.

September 26, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Georgia's R.E.M. disbanding

NEW YORK (AP) - R.I.P. to R.E.M.

September 22, 2011 | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody AP music writer | Lifestyle


Liberty County receives status as camera ready

Film buffs, take notice: There may be more lights, camera and action in Liberty County's future.

September 22, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Teachers cited for creating running club

The Liberty County Board of Education on Sept. 13 recognized Taylor's Creek Elementary School teachers for creating and leading a girl's running club. The teachers received the School Bell Award by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals.

September 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Area Y gets $10,000 Reeve grant

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia has received a $10,000 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

September 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Explorer's journal details wildlife in colonial Georgia

Did you ever wonder how strange it must have been for foreigners when they saw the animals in North America for the first time?

September 19, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Extreme Makeover' seeks military families

WASHINGTON - Several months ago, the producers of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" started spreading the word about their search for people involved in the military to feature on the show's upcoming

September 19, 2011 | By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service | Lifestyle


Pembroke Council honors centenarian

The Pembroke City Council presented Monday night a special resolution to one of the city's eldest residents, Altie Moody, in honor of her birthday, which is Sept. 23.

September 18, 2011 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers advocate for children

The author Loren Eiseley once wrote a story about a man who liked to write at the beach.

September 17, 2011 | By Katie McGurl Correspondent | Lifestyle


War camp offers immersion experience

From the boom of cannons to the notes of "Dixie" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," Miller Pasture in Allenhurst will be alive with the sounds of the Civil War this weekend as Boy Scouts get front-row seats for a historical re-enactment.

September 16, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


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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


'Come and Take It!' at Fort Morris

For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.

December 01, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Extension honors Long County employee

Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.

November 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


New 'Hunger Games' has sporadic action; good acting

The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.

November 28, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Thanksgiving brings cornucopia of memories

The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.

November 25, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


County workees raise $13K for United Way

The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Memorial walk gets $5,000 donation

Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


HS senior dancing with Atlanta Ballet

Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Dumb...' has some laughs; little else

It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.

November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Four complete basic training

Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:

November 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans honored in Long County

More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.

November 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Interstellar' is another Nolan classic

Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.

November 14, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


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