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'09 NAACP officers installed

Judge Linnie Darden Jr. recently administered oaths of office to the 2009 Liberty Coun-

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill, Hinesville Rotary Clubs help special needs children

When the Top of the Morning Rotary Club of Charlotte, N.C., called on Rotarians in Georgia to help buy a van to transport special needs children to school, area Rotary clubs sprang into action. Richmond Hill Rotary Club President Donna Jones and Hinesville Rotary Club President Gary Dodd threw the support of their organizations behind the project.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


New Eagle Scout honored for recent achievements

New Eagle Scout Chris Bourque of Boy Scout Troop 401 was recognized for his achievements at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor from Lions International President Al Brandel. The letter and Eagle Scout certificate were presented by Jerry Leland, president of the Liberty Coastal Lions Club.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Lions Club plans to help Georgians

Members of the Hinesville Lion's Club joined the myaor as he signed a proclamation Thursday in honor of White Cane Day. The Lions Club will participate in White Cane Day on Saturday, April 4, at Wal-Mart. They will accept donations to help Georgians in need of vision and hearing care.

March 09, 2009 | Lauren Hunsberger | Lifestyle


Sock hop benefits first responders

The poodle skirts and leather jackets made it look like a "Happy Days" fan convention.

March 04, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Artists brings warmy, fuzzy art

Artist Conni Tögel is bringing her show "Sheep Incognito" to Hinesville to spread laughter and the joys of art to area students and residents.

March 02, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long tax commissioner retires

LUDOWICI - In 1980 Ronald Reagan was elected president, Kramer vs. Kramer won the Best Picture Oscar, the Georgia Bulldogs went 12-0, winning the NCAA football championship, and Lillian Simmons was elected tax commissioner of Long County.

March 02, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Unsung black history icon may be honored

Ask someone about Susie King Taylor and you usually get a blank stare.

February 27, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wild game feed draws 400

LUDOWIC - The third annual Wild Game Dinner last Saturday brought in about 400 people.

February 25, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Artists capture beauty of live oaks

The Georgia coast is home to some of the country's oldest and largest live oak trees. Through the years, their snarled arms and immense size have stirred muse-like inspiration in a host of Southern painters, writers and nature lovers. On Friday night, a group of area photographers who worked diligently to capture the majestic tree's beauty showcased their oak-inspired art before a crowd at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.

February 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Boy Scouts to honor Donald Peller

On March 6, the Liberty District of the Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, will recognize long-time Scout volunteer Donald Peller at its annual Good Scout Breakfast.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


County marks Arbor Day

Liberty County Commission Chairman John D. McIver signed an Abor Day proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 20, Arbor Day in Liberty County. Morning Glory Garden Club members Judy Shippey, Lanell Crapse and Peggy Fraser were present for the signing.

February 23, 2009 | By Judy Shippey Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local crowned Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup

On Feb. 14, Clayton Mobley, 6, son of Beau and Tiffany Smith of Hinesville, was crowned Little Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup 2009 during the Little Miss and Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup Pageant sponsored by the Evans County Wildlife Club in Claxton.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Club plants tree on Arbor Day

February 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs get tax tips

John Stetzer, president of the Goldenheirs Club, welcomed everyone to the monthly meeting on Feb. 3, at First Baptist Church in Hinesville and introduced special guest Spier Flanders from H&R Block.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | 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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