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Eighteen join AKA sorority

The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has announced the induction of 18 new sorority members into the local Hinesville chapter. Women of various professions recently received the honored status of becoming an "Alpha Kappa Alpha Woman." Nu Rho Omega chapter has served the local community for more than 25 years and continues to do so. New members are LaShawn Bacon, Teresa Bacon, Tomeka Barron, Claudia Bryant, Denise Burghoy, Stephanie Carter, Dorothy Cottom, Lydia Harris, Tynisa Jones, Melicent Lucas, Jonita Martin, Shannon McFadden, LaShonda Miller, Valeria Richards, Paulette Robertson, Minnie Stafford, April Torres and Edith Wright.

March 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Boys, start your woodblocks

Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, has announced that the dealership is hosting the Cub Scout's Pinewood Derby Coastal Empire Council Championship from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the dealership on Highway 84 East in Flemington.

March 25, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Spring beautification underway

In conjunction with the annual Great American Cleanup, the Keep Liberty County Beautiful initiative has once again organized a volunteer program featuring a multi-faceted beautification effort that is taking place this weekend and continues through May 31.

March 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Lifestyle


Daylight Savings comes early

Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Daylight Savings Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday.

March 24, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Hinesville seeks elusive kiss

The 15th annual Kiss-a-Pig Contest pits a Hinesville business leader against Savannah school superintendent.

March 24, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty, Long Forestry courts crowned

The Liberty and Long County Forestry Pageant were held on Feb. 24 at Brewton-Parker College's Liberty campus.

March 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

March 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Coastal seniors visit state leaders

Transportation, prescription drugs and supportive services are among the concerns facing Coastal Georgia's older residents.

March 13, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Liberty celebrates Arbor Day

Georgia Arbor Day was celebrated Feb. 16 with some local organizations commemorating the day with tree plantings.

March 08, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Scouts planning fundraisers

Liberty County Boy Scouts have set two fundraiser for early March.

March 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


UW celebrates 2-1-1 Day

United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 program, which has recently extended its service area to incorporate Liberty County, hosted its first "2-1-1 Day Celebration" on Sunday. The goal of the celebration was to educate the community on the benefits of using 2-1-1 and create awareness of the service in Liberty County. The event coincided with a nationwide effort to have 2-1-1 available in all states.

March 08, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Two join Air Force

Two young people with ties to our area have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas

March 08, 2007 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Upcoming activities

Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church will host its Old Time Day celebration with a walk starting at 9:30 a.m. Sunday from the Sunbury Missionary Baptist Church. Sunday school will follow at 10 a.m. and a morning service at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Herman Scott of Baconton Missionary Baptist Church speaking. The host pastor is the Rev. Robert Brown. For more information, call (912) 884-3131.

March 07, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Grandparents in spotlight

Grandparent Connection is an agency for grandparents raising children, offering services pertaining to support, legal information, health and financial concerns and more.

March 07, 2007 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Age poses no limits for Liberty seniors

Age is nothing but a number - especially to a group of senior citizens who volunteer their services to help make life a little brighter for other people.

March 06, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


Dodd named to board of directors

SAVANNAH - The Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization that provides a "home away from home" for families who have critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Savannah-area hospitals, recently announced that four new members were elected to its board of directors.

July 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Recycling fever is a good fever to have — and here’s why

When it comes to recycling, did you realize that more actually means less?

July 15, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Contestants sought for BBQ festival

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Rio 2' brings more of the same

DVD's expected in stores an online next week include:

July 12, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features | Lifestyle


'Gypsy' hitchhiking the skies

Amber Nolan is hitchhiking across the country - by air. Not commercial air, but general aviation.

July 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Doughnuts are poor man's dessert

It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.

July 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Church-based group wants to help disabled

Retired probation officer and Hinesville resident Arthur Stewart spends his time golfing with friends, attending and serving as a junior warden at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, and building handicap ramps for physically disabled residents of Liberty, McIntosh and Glynn counties.

July 10, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting is Saturday

An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.

July 09, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rare termite finds home in Hinesville

A rare species of termites reported on in the Courier a year ago continued to spread through the building in which they were found, and now they've been discovered in the oak trees in Bradwell Park.

July 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Mission team travels to Dominican Republic

The DR2K14 Mission Possible Team, comprised of Hinesville churches' members, completed its fourth ministry trip to the Dominican Republic on June 12.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty Lore: Groovers’ Gum Branch journey began at docks

When a Liberty County native thinks of the Gum Branch community in the rural area of the county, he or she probably thinks of one of four families: the Groovers, the Longs, the Smileys or the Zorns.

July 07, 2014 | Margie Love Historian | Lifestyle


Hallie Holmes estate donates $15K to Midway Museum

The Midway Museum recently received a $15,000 donation from the family of Hallie B. Holmes, who was the national president of the Georgia State Regent of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville native is serving on oldest warship

BOSTON - A 2004 Liberty County High School graduate from Hinesville is part of a handpicked Navy crew serving on the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Religion announcements July 6-19

July 7

July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Keep Liberty Beautiful: Littering and neglect for the poor, clueless souls

Litter is a big deal for Keep Liberty Beautiful. We know how devastating out-of-control litter is for the quality of life of a community.

July 07, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


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