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Apartment residents have community day

The Pines at Willowbrook residents recently attended the community's third annual fun day. Participants enjoyed water balloon games, face painting, a cake walk, bouncy houses, Bingo, horse and pony rides, and a yard sale. Residents munched on snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, watermelon, barbecued chicken, hot dogs and burgers. The Hinesville Police Department did free fingerprinting and the Hinesville Fire Department allowed residents to tour a fire truck.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Equal pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Blood drive benefits sick BC firefighter

The Bryan County and Richmond Hill Fire Departments will be holding a Blood Drive for Bryan County firefighter Terry Nielsen, who is fighting a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


District 5 residents enjoy cookout

District 5 County Commissioner Gary Gilliard sponsored a back-to-school cookout in Holmestown Park on Aug. 31.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Flag honors veteran's service

First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Firefighters give muscle diseases the boot

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Night draws families out

National Night Out got underway Tuesday after an afternoon thunderstorm caused a brief delay to the family-style event around Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 06, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


McAllister manager's passion bring history alive

Daniel Brown is a total history buff.

August 06, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Event treats community to 'night out'

Residents from Hinesville, Fort Stewart and other Liberty County neighborhoods can learn more about staying safe and drug-free at the local National Night Out event from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.

August 02, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs enjoy patriotic music

The Goldenheirs enjoyed a musical program July 6 by the Jubilee Singers Senior Choir of First Baptist Church in Hinesville. Elaine Walker directed the choir in patriotic music selections. Anne and Chuck Stewart performed a skit about prayer. Betty Dunham played the piano.

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville natives pen debut novel

Two Hinesville natives have co-authored their debut novel, "Best Lover in Town," published by Charles River Press. Brenda Woody and Steve Tindle graduated from Bradwell Institute in 1978 and, through a social networking site, reconnected 30 years later.

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville man wins $100K

ATLANTA - A Hinesville man who acted on a hunch recently when he bought a lottery ticket is certainly glad he followed his instinct. Bernard Buono, 70, won a $100,000 top prize playing the new Georgia Lottery game Instant KENO!

August 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cowboy fest ropes in crowd

Cowboys of all ages descended last Saturday on Long County for the sixth annual National Day of the American Cowboy Festival, which was hosted by the County Line Barn.

July 31, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Best things: Top tools for school

With school starting next week, parents and teachers are already gearing up to help their kids make the most of the year. John Ramps, owner of educational supply store The Teaching Nook in Allenhurst, gave his top five educational tools for helping students succeed in the classroom.

July 28, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Lifestyle


Coastal Empire UW earns excellent rating

SAVANNAH - The United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management, for the second consecutive year. The nonprofit serves Chatham, Liberty, Bryan and Effingham counties.

July 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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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


Drury working on next-generation ‘Virginian’

Westerns dominated the airways in the 1960s. One of the most popular was "The Virginian," which ran for nine seasons on NBC from 1962-71 and starred James Drury as the unnamed mystery foreman of the Shiloh ranch, set in Medicine Bow, Wyoming.

July 04, 2014 | By Nick Thomas For the Coastal Courier | Lifestyle


Bateman finds inner jerk in ‘Bad Words’

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 7.

July 04, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Winners crowned at Miss Independence Day Pageant

The Miss Independence Day Pageant recently was held in Ludowici.

July 03, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Appetizers can enhance a restaurant’s reputation

A restaurant's appetizer can influence my decision to make a return visit. Even something as simple as the dry-roasted peanuts I wolf down while waiting for my Five Guys burger is something I consider before deciding which burger joint to visit.

July 02, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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