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Father teaches son a lesson

Editor's note: Margie Love writes a regular local history column for the Courier. This column seemed appropriate for Father's Day.

June 19, 2017 | By Margie Love Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Barber has more in mind than church

After nine days in business in his new hometown, Frank Bell had begun to wonder if he had made the right decision. Business was okay, and local high school students enjoyed having a place to hang out after school. A few had even gotten haircuts.

June 18, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Staying in bed to get things done

As I see it, because I've studied quite a bit on this, my day goes off the rails pretty much as soon as I get out of bed. Sometimes it is a kind day so I can get through a cup of coffee and morning news before things start a-changin' and my plans disappear like morning dew in the summer's heat.

June 17, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Hawkinses celebrating golden anniversary

Paul and Linda Hawkins of Flemington will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

June 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Report: Georgia slips in senior health ratings

Georgia ranks 41st among states on older people's health, down two spots from last year's ranking, a new report says.

June 15, 2017 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | LIBERTY LIFE


Manage mosquitoes around your yard

With our recent rains, mosquito calls have been coming into the Bryan County Extension office in increasing numbers. After some time in drought, we are now suddenly facing a mosquito "baby boom."

June 15, 2017 | By Richard Evans Bryan County Extension agent | LIBERTY LIFE


Junteenth Parade Celebration: Q&A with local educator Jack Graves, Sr.

Q. How did you first hear about Liberty County's first Juneteenth parade?

June 15, 2017 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


Counselor honored

Will Darsey, a counselor based in Hinesville, received the John C. Burns II Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Georgia Licensed Professional Counselors Association Conference in Savannah.

June 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Green thumb?

You may recall a story I wrote a year ago about trying to grow some of my own food. I started with two bell pepper plants.

June 14, 2017 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


Laughing for charity

Wearing bright red noses around the Historic Liberty County Courthouse was all in good fun to raise awareness on an important issue.

June 12, 2017 | By Tiffany King | LIBERTY LIFE


Barber brings more than razor to Valley

Probably the best thing to happen in my hometown during October 1998 was the arrival of Frank Bell. Most folks living in the Valley at the time probably wouldn't feel this way, but to teenage boys Frank was a godsend.

June 11, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


The smell of pinto beans, buttermilk and cornbread

My sister said once that she doesn't really like pinto beans because when she was growing up, Mama cooked a pot three or four times a week.

June 11, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


The Auburn Hat Society

Outside church organizations, there were only three prominent civic groups in Lennox Valley during my teenage years.

June 07, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Logistics of a good road trip

Let's not travel this month, but discuss some of the logistics that contribute to a good road trip. Just about any vehicle will do. On our first trip to Alaska a few years ago Chong and I were driving up the very deserted AlCan Highway and saw two bicycles approaching in the distance.

June 06, 2017 | By Joe Gillam Local columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


En la cocina con mami (In the kitchen with mom)

My mom had a pretty good health scare last week. It scared the whole family actually. There is nothing that makes your heart sink worse than getting a phone call from your brother saying they are headed to the emergency room.

May 31, 2017 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


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Local's photo gets regional exposure

Yellow Bluff resident John Henderson has had one of his photos included on the Georgia Coast on their Instagram feed.

July 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


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