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Scouts earn automotive merit badge

On Friday, March 5, Boy Scouts in Troop 500 and leader Dave Alleman completed 18 hours of training for the automotive maintenance merit badge, which is an elective merit badge.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Audition for local Chevy commercial

At a time when everyday individuals are receiving numerous opportunities to display their talents on hit shows like "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent," Coastal Chevrolet is presenting one for area residents with the Coastal Empire's first-ever dealership talent search.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Students warned against drinking, driving

Students at Liberty County High School learned about the dangers of drinking and driving Wednesday morning ahead of this weekend's prom and the upcoming spring break.

March 11, 2011 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Cubans await reality of country's change

Been to Cuba lately?

March 09, 2011 | By Judith Roales Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Students explore service vehicles

Shiny cars with blaring horns and sirens filled the parking lot of Button Gwinnett Elementary on Friday morning as part of the school's second annual "Wheels

March 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Lifestyle


Rabies and distemper clinic is Saturday

A rabies and distemper vaccination clinic for dogs and cats will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, in the parking lot of Fish World and Pets at 913 E.G. Miles Parkway (Highway 196) in Hinesville. Fish World and Pets is hosting the event, and Animal Hospital of Glennville staff is providing the veterinary services.

March 04, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Readers of all levels invited to literary fair

Avid readers and those who only dabble in books are invited to a free event March 12 that will feature New York Times best-selling authors, local authors and several literary vendors who hope to increase literacy awareness.

March 03, 2011 | Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Frisky in the flowers

A bee collects pollen and nectar from a camellia Monday afternoon in Bradwell Park.

March 02, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Lifestyle


Monday in the park

Cara Carter slips a pink hat on her great-granddaughter, 18-month-old Jahaliyah Sandiford, as the two enjoy beautiful weather Monday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park.

March 02, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Lifestyle


County Democrats elect 2011 officers

The Liberty County Democratic Committee recently elected new officers. They are David Anderson, treasurer; Sandy Burch, secretary; Luciria Luckey Lovette, first vice chairman; Ralph H. Dixon Sr., second vice chairman; and Charles Frasier, chairman.

February 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs learning of going 'green'

Keep Liberty Beautiful director Sara Swida talked to the Goldenheirs at the group's February meeting.

February 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rappers showcase talent, raise funds at YMCA

On Tuesday evening, talk of "pretty boy swag" and staying in school - and away from the streets - filled the Liberty County Armed Services YMCA.

February 26, 2011 | Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Best things: Get the yard in ship shape

Early spring traditionally is a busy time for gardeners, plant enthusiasts and lawn-care aficionados. There are a variety of ways to get your yard ready for warm weather and Robert Bell, Liberty County Extension Service county coordinator, recently shared with the Courier a few of his best tips:

February 26, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Lifestyle


Congressional art award for BI student

An 18-year-old Bradwell Institute student won the 2011 United States Congressional High School Art Exhibition for Georgia's First Congressional District, a contest hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University.

February 25, 2011 | Seraine Page | Lifestyle


200 Club members share group’s mission with Rotary

Tak Argentinis, president of the 200 Club, spoke to Hinesville Rotarians on Tuesday during the group's regular lunchtime meeting at Western Sizzlin'.

February 24, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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Church pianist honored for 50 years service

A fixture of most churches is a musician playing a piano off to the side just about every Sunday as the congregation and choir sing praises to God.

December 04, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long Christmas tree lighting to be Thursday

Two Christmas-themed events will be held in the next two weeks in Ludowici.

December 03, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Another $5,000 for memorial walk

Members of the Liberty Independent Troop donated $5,000 toward the construction of the Veterans Memorial Walk to be built at Bryant Commons. To date, $97,200 has been donated for construction of the veterans memorial.

December 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two complete Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Benjamin L. Wooten recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

December 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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