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Travels with the Courier

Want to get your photo printed in the paper? Just take a copy of the paper along on one of your travels and have your picture made holding it near some landmark. Get the photo (digital or printed on paper) to us and we'll get it in.

July 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Back to school rally psychs up students

Like many other Liberty County youths, LaTrinitee Nelson, 4, enjoyed her summer at vacation Bible school and summer camp, but she's already thinking about the upcoming school year.

July 13, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Research helps trace family's past

Up until just a few months ago, Donald Lovette, like many other Liberty County residents, was missing large chunks of information about his family history. Since he's passionate about history, especially Liberty County history, it bothered him that he didn't know anything about his relatives who preceded his grandfather.

July 13, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


AUSA gravel passes, celebrates 50 years

After six years as president for the local Association of the United States Army, Luis Carreras handed the reins to Chess Merritt during a ceremony Wednesday that also celebrated the chapter's 50th anniversary.

July 10, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Free meals offered to kids through Long

The Long County Board of Education and Commission are participating in a summer meals program that provides free breakfasts and lunches for children younger than 18.

July 10, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Liberty celebrates Fourth with soldiers

As the sun set on Fort Stewart's 4th of July celebration, providing relief from the heat, soldiers and their families flocked to the stage on Donovan Field where two national music acts rocked the crowd well into the evening.

July 06, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Family reunion in Tennessee

July 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Troops enjoy a day with family, friends

Alissa Aguirre, 5, stood patiently in line as Anna-mime the Clown twisted and turned balloons into her favorite animal.

July 06, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Student archaeologist start long-term dig

Fifteen students and scientists from New York spent June in the sweltering Georgia outback with one purpose: To dig. And dig. And dig.

July 03, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger | Lifestyle


Miss independence crowned

Long County recently commemorated the nation's birthday with the 2009 Miss Independence Day Pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.

July 03, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Staff writer | Lifestyle


Thomas Nathaniel Terry

Thomas Nathaniel Terry was born to Theresa and Michal Terry at 3:18 p.m. on May 30. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Thomas weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches.

June 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


'Larger than Life' pageant crowns queen

The second annual "Larger Than Life" pageant was held May 23 at Long County High School. The contestants were presented to a panel of judges who scored them on appearance, poise and confidence.

June 29, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Capitol Records artists visit camp

Capitol Records recording artist the Dukes of Da'Ville recently surprised and delighted children at the St. James summer camp when they dropped in for an unexpected visit.

June 29, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Colt Ford rocks out Long County concert

Despite a two-hour weather delay, Colt Ford put on a great show June 18 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch in Long County for the fans who braved the rain.

June 29, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bird specialist at LeConte-Woodmanston

June 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - 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


Pink Panther fundraiser at school

Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...

November 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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