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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


White House internship program open

The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application is now open.

May 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Fishing at Whistle Buoy in another world

Rummaging through old newspapers, I came across an article written almost 41 years old, Sept. 30, 1976, by then Liberty County Herald Editor Nicky Clark.

May 23, 2017 | By Margie Love Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


An amazing discovery in an anatomy class

I have always thought that the most amazing thing in this world is that our Creator gives us life, and all life begins in the womb.

May 23, 2017 | By Jingyue 'Jorga' Wu Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Graduates urged to update immunizations

Liberty County Health Department officials encourage soon-to-be high school graduates to get vaccinated against meningococcal disease, which causes meningitis.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Southern woman relies on her Bible, her gun

Maxine is my kind of Southern woman. She's exceedingly feminine, gracious, charming and tough as nails under her soft skin. Everyone who knows her loves her.

May 21, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Speculating who will shuffle off this mortal coil is popular

Looking back on my growing up years, it seems to me the folks in my hometown had an unhealthy infatuation with death.

May 20, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


It’s not Camelot

King Arthur is another iconic character that has gone through various cinematic reinventions and reinterpretations over the years, but I don't think I've seen anything that measures down to the noisy, violent, confusing retelling as "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword."

May 19, 2017 | By Justin Hall Film critic | LIBERTY LIFE


Don’t mess with my Won Ton

Last week a local restaurant was the victim of a cruel prank. Fortunately the community rallied and quickly shut down someone's ill-meaning attempt at a joke.

May 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | LIBERTY LIFE


Anonymous radio caller not really that unknown

Undoubtedly, the second most popular show on Talk 880 Radio came on immediately after "Renderings with Raymond."

May 13, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Hundreds to participate in upcoming 2017 Relay for Life of Liberty County event

Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and community members will unite next Friday (May 19) for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Liberty County in an effort to free the world of the pain and suffering of cancer. The event is scheduled for next Friday at Liberty County Recreation Department.

May 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Mama knew it was important I go chase life

Tink and I stopped by to see my niece, Nicole, and somehow the conversation got around to the adventure I had, on my own, followed when I was barely old enough to vote.

May 12, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Energy carries new ‘Guardian of Galaxy’ flick

"Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2" continues the adventures from the surprisingly cool hit from 2014. The main forces in front of and behind the camera have all returned: Writer/director James Gunn gives us another supercharged extravaganza with a puffy 136 minute run-time. It stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista, not to mention the voice work of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel, and eases right back into the sci-fi heroics and the deadpan one-liners.

May 12, 2017 | By Justin Hall Film critic | LIBERTY LIFE


Celebrating 90 years of life

Mrs. Rosa Pearl Duncan started her Mother's Day celebrations many years ago. She also celebrates her birthday during this time. On May 12,2017, Mother, as she is called by her children, church family and many others, will be 90 years old! A gala celebration is planned for her at Windsor Hall in Savannah.

May 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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