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Helicopter used to install new power line

Motorists traveling on I-95 through Liberty County this week probably have noticed a helicopter hovering low over the salt marsh near the northbound lanes. Eighty- to 100-foot steel poles necessary to support high-voltage power lines are being installed with an air-crane helicopter, according to Jeannine Haynes, public affairs director for Georgia Transmission Corporation.

July 31, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Entertainment+Technology


Horoscopes for week of July 31-Aug. 6

July 23 to Aug. 22: There might be some facts you still need to know before leaping onto center stage. Best to move carefully at this time so that you can observe what's happening around you.

July 31, 2013 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Two late actors highlight great 'Get Shorty'

This summer, we lost prolific actors James Gandolfini and Dennis Farina. These two are linked because they played memorable roles in one of my favorite films of all time.

July 26, 2013 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


At the movies June 28-July 4

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

July 26, 2013 | Staff report | Entertainment+Technology


Game consoles here to stay, at least a while

With the introduction of the tablet and Facebook games such as "Farmville," are the days of consoles numbered? Will gamers refuse to pay upwards of $400 just to get their hands on a new PlayStation 4 or Xbox One? Well, if preorders are any indication, both the PS4 and the Xbox One are here to stay.

July 25, 2013 | By Timothy Webb Connect Statesboro | Entertainment+Technology


Civic Center's fall includes Loretta Lynn

Country music queen Loretta Lynn has been booked into the Johnny Mercer Theatre for a show on Oct. 6; on Oct. 4, comedian Eddie Griffin performs. Other new Savannah Civic Center bookings include rapper T.I. and Friends (Aug. 15 in the Martin Luther King Arena), comedian Mike Epps (Nov. 9) and the return of singer/songwriter Corey Smith (Sept. 5).

July 25, 2013 | Staff report | Entertainment+Technology


Party, open house for Ford's birthday

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate Henry Ford's life on the 150th anniversary of his birth with a party and open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Museum.

July 24, 2013 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Horoscopes for week of July 24-30

July 23 to Aug. 22: Change is a major factor for the big cat through midmonth. Be prepared to deal with it on a number of levels, including travel plans and workplace situations.

July 24, 2013 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Effingham studio sets groundbreaking

The groundbreaking has been set for Medient Studios' massive development planned in Effingham County.

July 19, 2013 | By Patrick Donahue Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Monster vs. machine tale delivers

How was your day today? Was it a good day? No? Well, look at it this way: At least a 3,000-pound amphibious monster from a portal beneath the sea didn't attack Coastal Georgia today. That's a positive thing. Monster attacks are at the heart of the new summer sci-fi/action picture, "Pacific Rim." To start the review right, we have to begin with a little vocabulary lesson. In Guillermo Del Toro's epic film, there are two key terms. The first is Kaiju, which is Japanese for monster and describes strange, gigantic creatures not unlike Godzilla that ...

July 19, 2013 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


At the movies July 19-25

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

July 19, 2013 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Corn-hole tourney to help storm victims

GUYTON - The Help Make It OK corn-hole tourney to raise funds for tornado victims in Oklahoma will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Living Faith Church, 3789 Noel C. Conaway Road in Guyton.

July 17, 2013 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Horoscopes for week of July 17-23

June 21 to July 22: You feel quite content enjoying all the comforts of home right now. But the urge to travel grows stronger, and by week's end, you could begin packing your bags.

July 17, 2013 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


'400 Days' introduces new survivors

After playing through Telltale Games' "The Walking Dead: Season One" last year, gamers were left with a desire for more of the zombie apocalypse survivor stories. Well, that craving has finally been whet, as Telltale Games has released an add-on for the game in the form of downloadable content, "The Walking Dead: 400 Days." The game includes four different chapters that follow five main characters during their first 400 days of the zombie apocalypse.

July 16, 2013 | By Timothy Webb For Connect | Entertainment+Technology


'The Fall' has interesting premise

Today, we'll venture across the pond to examine a new British crime drama series, "The Fall," starring former "X-Files" star Gillian Anderson.

July 12, 2013 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


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Long County Library expanding hours

The Long County Public Library has expanded its schedule to offer additional operating hours.

March 17, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


'Dallas Buyers Club' worthy of awards

Last week, we examined "Non-Stop," the high-flying Liam Neeson movie that opened No. 1 at the box office.

March 14, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Ban on Stewart April 6

Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band are coming to Fort Stewart for a free concert that is open to the public.

March 14, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


'Non-Stop' is cut above usual Neeson thriller

Did you see the Oscars last weekend? USA Today reported the telecast, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, drew 43.7 million viewers, making it the most watched Academy Awards show in 14 years.

March 07, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


Liberty County gardens in spotlight

About 150 people from 18 states checked into the Desoto Hotel in Savannah last weekend for the Southern Garden History Society's 32nd annual meeting. The two-day event included talks by landscape-design and preservation experts, and tours of gardens that traditionally are not open to the public. On the third day, according to SGHS Immediate Past President Lucy Hitch, attendees are offered the opportunity to tour additional sites that are a bit further away from the conference.

March 06, 2014 | By Michelle K.W. Ricketson Correspondent | Entertainment+Technology


Gun manufacturer cutting workforce

North Bryan-based engineering and weapons manufacturer Daniel Defense announced Tuesday a 14 percent net reduction in workforce due to current market conditions.

March 05, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Entertainment+Technology


University chorale to perform in R. Hill

The Anderson (Ind.) University Chorale from Anderson will perform at 7 p.m. March 17 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.

March 04, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


'Winter's Tale' will leave viewers cold

Surprisingly, last weekend marked the third week in a row that "The Lego Movie" topped the box office and has grossed more than $183 million since its debut. The stop-motion animated feature has exceeded many people's expectations.

February 28, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


Mardi Gras on Tybee this weekend

Tybee Island, one of Georgia's barrier islands just 20 minutes east of Savannah, is gearing up for the 6th Annual Mardi Gras Tybee Parade and Mardi Gras Street Party on Thursday-Saturday.

February 27, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Program on Civil War rifles

"Assault Rifles of the Civil War" will be presented at 11 a.m. March 15 at Fort McAllister State Historic Park.

February 24, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


New 'RoboCop' brings good action

In 1987, the science-fiction spectacular "RoboCop" hit theaters and quickly became a piece of pop-culture history.

February 21, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


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