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Vietnam vet gets Purple Heart after 39 years

Charles Wood is not a man of many words, especially about his service in Vietnam.

April 01, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Frost patterns bringing blooms together

After the threat of frost has passed, there are a few weeks each year when Georgia's coast comes to life. Brightly colored flowers transform the area's normally muddy and marshy, brown and green landscape into a brilliant, sweet-scented display of blooms.

March 30, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers attend conference

Seven community CASA volunteers from Atlantic Area CASA attended the Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates state conference in Atlanta on Saturday to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.

March 30, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesvill Rotary honors soldier

The Hinesville Rotary Club honored its Soldier of the Month on Tuesday. Spc. Brent A. Rapp joined the Ohio National Guard in July 2000. Rapp joined active duty in March 2002. His assignment was as a paralegal specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division.

March 25, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for First Steps

The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources.

March 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Arbor Day tree honors civic-minded woman

The tree planted by the Morning Glory Garden Club on Arbor Day last month was in memory of member Faye Chandler.

March 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scouts honor local man for contributions

Donald Peller of Hinesville recently was recognized by the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America for his long and exceptional service to the youth of the council's Liberty District.

March 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


11 Black Men banquet features university educator

The speaker at the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County's 15th annual Scholarship Banquet has emphasized providing educational opportunities to non-traditional and minority students during his career as an educator.

March 23, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Money available for emergency food, shelter

SAVANNAH - Chatham County has received federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Chatham County will receive $165,157 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in this area. The funds will be distributed in 2009 to the qualifying organizations selected by the local board. The United Way of the Coastal Empire serves as the administrator of the local board.

March 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Midway mommy-to-be wins $25,000

ATLANTA - The stork made a special delivery to an expectant mother from Midway. Destiny Schussler, 25, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Jumbo Bucks and won $25,000.

March 20, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Eleven Black Men set scholarship banquet

The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 15th annual scholarship banquet at 6:15 p.m. March 28, at Club Stewart.

March 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Essayist wins NAACP scholarship

The Liberty County NAACP had a Black History program Feb. 27 at Brewton-Parker College and sponsored an essay contest.

March 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville gearing up for Small World

Given its proximity to Fort Stewart and many seaports, Vicki Davis said cultural diversity is one of the strongest building blocks holding Hinesville together.

March 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Walker H.S. alumni honor teachers

LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.

March 11, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Kiss-A-Pig Campaign starts

SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.

March 11, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


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Wildlife festival draws crowd

The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.

October 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Hinesville student in ABAC pageant

TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."

October 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Seafood festival this weekend

Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

October 15, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Four graduate basic training

Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training:

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fraser Center honors employee

The Fraser Center celebrated the service of employee Mildred Brown on Sept. 15.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival pageant winners crowned

The Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant was held Oct. 4 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.

October 13, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Carnival continues this weekend

The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


RH High taps special homecoming king

Richmond Hill High School special-education teacher and wrestling coach Bob Parker said Alexis Mercado easily could be Georgia's governor if he wanted the job.

October 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Affleck leads way in excellent 'Gone Girl'

In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."

October 10, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


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