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Colonial Christmases offer history, tradition

Liberty Countians and visitors got a chance to learn the history of Fort Morris and the Midway Museum while celebrating the holidays on Saturday.

December 14, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

Walthourville has first tree-lighting

Walthourville residents were greeted with smiles, hot chocolate and refreshments Dec. 2 as Mayor Daisy Pray, Councilwoman Patricia Green and staff hosted their first Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Two airmen finish AF basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Chrysalis L. Martin graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

December 12, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

Retired operator visits phone museum

Frances Mobley of Hinesville recently visited the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National Museum at Bryant Commons on Highway 84. Mobley recalled operating a telephone switchboard like the one pictured behind her while she was employed at Coastal Utilities for more than 40 years. She retired as chief operator. The ITPA has been serving the public on behalf of telecommunications companies for more than 90 years and represents more than 9,000 telecommunications employers and retirees nationwide.

December 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Diary reveals chaplain's WWII journey

Vic Waters had an article in the Coastal Courier last Sunday about Pete Gordon, a World War II hero from Long County. I read it with great interest as he talked about several people who I have known or heard great things about.

December 12, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle

Long Co. kicks off holiday season with parade

The Ludowici/Long County Christmas parade drew a crowd Saturday to the center of town, where temperatures made it feel as if spring was in the air. But despite the warmth, the sights and sounds of Christmas were abundant.

December 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle

‘Super 8’ is authentic, nostalgic

Let's say you are a filmmaker. How would you pay homage to more than three decades of blockbuster films? How would you pay tribute to the director who has delivered game-changing pictures such as "Jaws," "E.T.," and "The Goonies"? Well, if you're J.J. Abrams, you achieve those things by making "Super 8," the film now available on DVD and Blu-ray.

December 09, 2011 | Sasha McBrayer | Lifestyle

Lack of energy assistance funds leaves some residents in the cold

Past winters have been especially cold for Riceboro resident Nancy James.

December 09, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

Hi-Fidelity Civic Club pageant is Saturday

Since 1955, the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club has made contributions for the betterment of Liberty Countians. Such contributions include providing scholarships to graduating seniors, making charitable donations and sponsoring social events. The group's annual pageant is held during the holiday season and is the organization's major fundraiser. The club uses the funds to support its civic activities throughout the year.

December 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Toys for Tots extends collection to meet needs

With Santa's home visits drawing nearer, "elves" throughout the community are continuing a final push to make this year's Toys for Tots drive an all-encompassing success.

December 07, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

Christmas in the Park a big hit

Though the evening drew to a close with a live rendition of "Silent Night," Monday evening in downtown Hinesville was anything but silent.

December 07, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle

Winn Food-Share Program seeking donations

Winn Army Community Hospital is seeking donations from individuals and businesses for its Christmas Food-Share Drive, according to Sarah B. Hayes, Food-Share Program coordinator. She said Winn provided meals for 50 families during the Thanksgiving holiday and is looking to do the same for Christmas.

December 06, 2011 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle

Travels with the Courier

Lillie Glover took a copy of the Coastal Courier with her on a recent trip to Syracuse, N.Y. Bill and Brenda Acebes of Lake George took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them on a recent seven-day cruise to Grand Cayman, Belize, Cozumel and Isla Roatan, where this photo was taken. Beverly and Barry Lewis of Fleming took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them on a recent seven-day cruise to Grand Cayman, Belize, Cozumel and Isla Roatan, where this photo was taken. Paul M. Marion of Hinesville took a copy of the Coastal Courier with him ...

December 05, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle

Give a gift to a local business this year

The Christmas season officially has begun. (I don't count retailers' efforts to sell Christmas decorations starting in July.) It is December now, so we really are getting close to the big day. Before you get too busy, I hope you will take a few minutes to give a special gift to a local business by nominating one of them for a quarterly Win-dex Award. The Win-dex Awards are Keep Liberty Beautiful's way of recognizing attractive, litter-free local businesses. Nominating a business can be your way of thanking the operation for its efforts.

December 05, 2011 | Sara Swida Keep Liberty Beautiful | Lifestyle

Riceboro community gathers, gives thanks

Riceboro residents gathered last weekend at Briar Bay Park for the city's first annual Thanksgiving feast. The event committee, which included Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacey, David Miller, John Young, the Rev. Darlene Jackson, Linda Fagan and others from various churches, partnered with organizations to distribute turkeys, gift baskets and meals to Riceboro residents. Liberty Spice also donated gift baskets to DFACS clients. Organizers said the event was a success and they plan to make it a yearly event. Mt. Carmel's Praise Team sang songs of Thanksgiving, and Bishop Julian Jones presenting a gift basket to an attendee ...

December 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

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Donations for Coastal Manor residents

The Heritage Bank employees recently brightened prospects for residents at Coastal Manor Long-Term Care Facility to have a joyous Christmas.

November 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Fourth-grader saves classmate with Heimlich

Mariyah Carter, a fourth-grader at Taylors Creek Elementary, saved the life of Ryan Lippy, a fellow student, while eating lunch in the school's lunchroom ...

November 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Student earns place in pageant

N'Kiya Freeman, an honor -roll student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, will compete in the National American Miss Pageant in California over Thanksgiving week.

November 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

‘Love the Coopers’ just doesn’t share its feelings

"Love the Coopers" is a new Christmas comedy, and this film is a landmark for me.

November 18, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Light a candle, light a memory at Tree of Light

Hospice Savannah will hold its 24th annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Wreaths for Warriors Walk seeks sponsors

The ninth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony will be at noon Dec. 12 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Charity spreads holiday cheer with socks

A national charity hopes to expand into the Hinesville for the holidays.

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

NAACP branch planning party

Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman will host a members-only Holiday Bash on Dec. 7 to thank members for their support during his first ...

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Movie day raises $9,000 for local charities

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Georgia Theatre Company recently announced the results of its 12th annual Cinema for a Cause on Sept. 13 at 24 movie theaters ...

November 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

New exhibit opens at council's gallery

The "Web of Life" mixed media exhibit opened Tuesday in the Hinesville Area Art Council gallery, and a community reception was held Thursday evening.

November 09, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Lifestyle

Club raises $23,000 for fallen responders' families

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire had its inaugural Red, White and Blue Barbecue in Ellis Square last month and raised more than ...

November 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Pleasant Grove's annual Camp Meeting draws hundreds

Hundreds of churchgoers and well-wishers enjoyed a Sunday meeting and dinner on the grounds at Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church on Oglethorpe Highway in ...

November 07, 2015 | By Dollie Gull Correspondent | Lifestyle

Boy Scout Troop 500 has 54th reunion

Boy Scout Troop 500 had its 54th anniversary reunion Oct. 24 at the Boy Scout Hut in Hinesville.

November 07, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle

County commissioners honor area senator

ATLANTA - The Association County Commissioners of Georgia recently honored state Sen. Tommie Williams, R-Lyons, with the 2015 Legislative Service Award.

November 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Church to be drop-off point for Operation Christmas Child

First Baptist Church in Hinesville will serve as one of 4,000 sites nationwide collecting gift-filled shoeboxes for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child's ...

November 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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