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Concerted Services having a raffle

Concerted Services, Inc. is sponsoring an agency-wide fundraiser to support programs that serve senior citizens, including congregate and home-delivered meals, commodity distribution, energy assistance and emergency assistance.

April 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Vidalia onions ship April 20

Pull out your list of ways to eat them. They're coming. The official "shipping date" for the 2009 Vidalia Onion Marketing Season is April 20, says Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin.

The shipping date is based on the recommendation of the Vidalia Onion Advisory Panel under the authority of the law, rules and regulations applicable to Vidalia Onions.

April 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Busy weekend in Long County

On April 4, Coastal Manor Nursing Home had its annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Ludowici Masonic Association.

April 13, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tattoo artist pledges clean, wholesome parlor

Liberty county will soon have its first tattoo parlor, but "it's just not another tattoo shop," according to owner Terrance Newsome.

April 10, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Tours of historic cemeteries on post set

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield invite community members to join the semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 28.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty congratulates the Biggest Losers

Using the old-fashioined approach - exercise and eating right - more than 50 Liberty County employees battled the scale as part of a two-month weight-loss challenge patterned after "The Biggest Loser" reality TV show.

April 06, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


Midway man wins best booth at art fair

Last weekend, 29 regional artists exhibited and sold their art around Vernon Square in Darien at the McIntosh Art Association's annual Art in the Park Festival, which was held in conjunction with the Blessing of the Fleet celebration.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Smiley Elementary has student pageant

A standing-room only crowd packed Smiley Elementary's gym for the school's first-ever pageant, which, according to principal David Edwards, was a smashing success.

April 06, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Brownie troop coordinates donation to Bolivia

Project Helping Hands is a nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid for developing nations.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scholarship banquet aids youth

Georgia and Florida have more "available" black men for college than anywhere else in the country, yet many of them drop out of school before the age 15, according to Dr. Daniel Wims.

April 03, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Crowd braves rain for Kiss-A-Pig party

Roughly 80 people braved a downpour Saturday to attend 2009 Kiss-A-Pig Team Liberty candidate Jason Rogers' second annual Pig Patty Party. The event raised funds for this year's campaign.

April 03, 2009 | By Patty Leon | Lifestyle


LibertyFest cancels for this year

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has tabled its annual LibertyFest this year due to a lack of suitable venue.

April 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Trivia contest for Georgia Cities Week

What historical structure was built in the city of Hinesville in 1839?

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


Long Relay for Life begins fundraisers

LUDOWICI - Long County Relay for Life team captains recently discussed final preparations for the May 1 event.

April 01, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


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


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Every Hero has a Story at Ludowici Library

Members of the Ludowici Police Department recently took part in the Long County Library's Every Hero Has a Story reading program.

July 30, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Eighth-grader in national pageant

Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Ant-Man’ is a fun entry in Marvel’s lineup

"Ant-Man" is another Marvel comic-book character making the leap to the big screen in hopes of starting a potential franchise, and you know what? It ...

July 22, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle


Sherman's sojourn in Midway was foreseen

The old Midway Church got a new minister in March 1811 - the Rev. Murdoch Murphy from the Carolinas, who preached there for about 13 years.

July 21, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Country singer to headline seafood festival

Country music singer Joe Nichols will be the headline act for this year's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill.

July 18, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Lifestyle


Riceboro Community Churches hails youth program

The Riceboro Community Churches, Inc. recently had its annual end of year banquet at the Riceboro Youth Center.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Librarian leaving to further education

Hinesville librarian Betsy Stow's friends and colleagues joined her at the city's Live Oak Public Library branch for cake, punch and to say ...

July 17, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle


Sentence yourself to tour of old jail

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the ...

July 16, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County disagrees with same-sex ruling

Although a number of areas appear to welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that marriage is a guaranteed constitutional rite for same-sex ...

July 16, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Mama, the Peach Man is coming -- lost fun of peddlers

Many years ago, before we had Wal-Mart and other large shopping centers close to us, we depended on peddlers to bring wares to our homes ...

July 14, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


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