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Mamie Fletcher was pioneer, woman of firsts

Mamie Howard Fletcher was born Aug. 24, 1890, to Judge John A. and Miriam Zorn Howard and grew up in the Elim and Walthourville communities. She had one sister and five brothers. On Nov. 11, 1911, she married Edward H. Fletcher from Kershaw, S.C. He was the depot agent in Walthourville for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

July 11, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Residents enjoy smorgasbord of musical selections, goodies

The Hinesville Area Arts Council's "Sax and the Summer" event drew a diverse crowd of music fans Saturday night to the Yellow Bluff Marina. The festivities were slated to begin at 7 p.m., but attendees of all ages began to trickle in around 5 p.m. to claim good picnic spots, which they jazzed up and personalized according to different themes.

July 07, 2011 | Meredith Brown mbrown@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


July 4 festivities draw thousands

An estimated 4,000-5,000 people cheered and swayed, many of them standing in front of the stage and others applauding from their lawn chairs during a free concert Monday evening on Fort Stewart, during the annual "Worth Fighting For" Independence Day event. Many more folks seemingly took advantage of family-friendly activities held earlier that day on Fort Stewart.

July 06, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


CASA volunteers sworn in

Court Appointed Special Advocates is a nonprofit organization whose volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children who are involved in juvenile court proceedings.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two advance military careers

Air Force Airman Audrey A. Jones recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Region is ready to celebrate

This Fourth of July holiday weekend offers Liberty County residents diverse and family-friendly Independence Day events. Patriots, history buffs and beachgoers will find plenty of fun ways to celebrate.

July 05, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Ludowici celebrates its history

The city of Ludowici held a ceremony Saturday to celebrate its history. The event, which was called "Ludowici: The Town, the History and the Company," was sponsored by Ludowici Roof Tile and organized by local businessman Tim Works. About 70 people attended the event.

June 30, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Democrats honor leaders at banquet

The Liberty County Democratic Committee held its annual awards banquet June 11.

June 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Country girl visits big city in 1956

A few weeks ago, my husband and I had the honor of attending the baptism of our great niece, Emilee Hein, the daughter of Liberty High history teacher Sarah Hein and Liberty County detective Jeff Hein, at the historic Walthourville Baptist Church.

June 27, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


GeoVista workers reach out to area homeless

GeoVista Credit Union workers have helped the homeless and the community at large through various fundraisers this year.

June 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Soldier's cat weathers deployments, contest

Fort Stewart soldier Sgt. Rachel Kozack's charcoal tabby cat, Scabby, was one of 10 semifinalists from across the country in the People Saving Pets "My Magnificent Adopted Pet Online Contest" last week. Unfortunately, Scabby lost the contest's top spot this week to a deaf pointer/dalmatian mixed-breed dog from Oklahoma named Patience.

June 24, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Motorcycle club to honor fallen brother

Members of the Soldiers United Motorcycle Club of Hinesville were devastated to learn one of the own riders was killed in a wreck around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night on Interstate 95, but they're determined to carry on his memory.

June 24, 2011 | Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Fathers, daughters bond at YMCA dance

The girls were dressed in their Sunday best and the men wore suits and ties at the first annual father/daughter dance Saturday afternoon at the Liberty County YMCA.

June 23, 2011 | Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Soldier honors dad with NASCAR surprise

A lifelong passion for stock car racing landed a Liberty County man a cameo appearance in Sunday's Heluva Good 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

June 22, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


McGregory graduates from Homeless Prevention Program

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and the city council congratulate Rickie McGregory, front left, for successfully completing the city's Homeless Prevention Program during a recent council meeting. McGregory said the program gave him a second chance and helped him turn his life around.

June 21, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


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Former DFCS head to mark 80th birthday

Sallie Walthour Richardson will be celebrated on her 80th birthday at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at Midway Congregational Christian Church.

September 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Gardening topic at luncheon

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Performing Arts Center, 2140 E ...

September 01, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Getting a dun in the mail

These are some odds and ends I jotted down 21 years ago in 1994.

August 31, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Kayak for a Kure Saturday in Savannah

The eighth annual Kayak for a Kure will take place Saturday, starting at the Butterbean Beach Pavilion.

August 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scarecrow Stroll sign-up under way

Planning and registration are underway for the annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars' Night.

August 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Iceberg lettuce is SE Georgia staple

Lettuce is one item that my mother never bought a head of in her 94 years. She did not eat it, either.

August 24, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Vendor fair for women on Sept. 1

Community of Inspired Women will host its first vendor fair and networking event from 5:30-\7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Liberty County ...

August 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rotary Club honors soldier

Army Spc. Jose Hernandez was honored as Soldier of the Month during the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11, at La Quinta Inn and ...

August 24, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Lifestyle


Hinesville toddler wins pageant

Amanda Leigh Smith recently was crowned "Lullaby Miss Georgia Sweet Onion" at the Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Pageant in Tattnall County.

August 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting Aug. 29 at Love's

Ogeechee Riverkeeper, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has scheduled its annual meeting for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Love's Seafood Restaurant ...

August 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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