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Winery tour for military families

Sign up now to visit Meinhardt Vineyards and Winery near Statesboro with Leisure Travel. The tour and tasting will be at 4 p.m. on Feb. 7.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


MLK observance in Long County Saturday

The Long County Martin Luther King Jr. Observance will start at 10 a.m. Saturday with a parade. Line-up will be between Walker Elementary and Long County Middle School.

January 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Stewart players to present Hitchcock take-off

Auditions will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday 10 for the Fort Stewart Community Theater's first production of "Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play."

January 05, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Community celebrates emancipation

The crisp and sunny New Year's weather matched the celebratory mood inside First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, which served as the site of Thursday's observance of the 152nd anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

January 03, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


‘The Equalizer’ is violent but thrilling

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available this week.

January 01, 2015 | By Sam Struckhoff Kings Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Liberty Veterinary Medical Center achieves top industry accreditation

Liberty Veterinary Medical Center recently achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association.

January 01, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Recycle Christmas trees until Jan. 10

Keep Liberty Beautiful, Georgia Power and the Georgia Forestry Commission invite area residents to "chip in" and turn in live, undecorated Christmas trees for recycling after the holidays.

December 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


'Unbroken' is an uplifting, well-made tale

"Unbroken," directed by star actress Angelina Jolie, is a film that has had some serious awards consideration, and I think it's mostly deserving of something.

December 31, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Birth: Jasmine Tyaunna White

Jasmine Tyaunna White was born at 5:36 p.m. Dec. 9 to Tashanna Powell of Hinesville and George White Jr. of Hinesville.

December 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Birth: Raniya Eleea Bradley

Raniya Eleea Bradley was born at 10:40 p.m. Dec. 8 to Jocelyn Dion Bradley "Cordoba" of Miami, Florida, and Rashaad Elee Bradley of Monterrey, California.

December 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Calling all Christmas trees that need recycling to the ‘Chipper’

I wish Christmas was every day of the year, but, sadly, it does not work like that. I still like to stretch the Christmas season out as long as possible, but I do not like the "undecorating" part. It is not nearly as fun as decorating! But there is one good thing about the post-Christmas season: You can join over 100,000 other Georgians by treecycling your live Christmas tree. On Jan. 10, we will "chip" all those trees into useful mulch or give them away for fish habitat in local ponds. So this year's mulched Christmas trees can ...

December 29, 2014 | By Sara Swida | Lifestyle


Thompsons celebrate 60th anniversary

James and Mary Thompson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 24, 2014. The couple was married Dec. 24, 1954, in New Zion, South Carolina.

December 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Battle of the Five Armies' wraps up 'Hobbit' trilogy

The first "Hobbit" film was mediocre. The second was a slight improvement.

December 26, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Liberty Bells celebrate holidays on Jekyll

The Red Hat Liberty Bells recently celebrated the Christmas holiday at Jekyll Island Club Hotel. The club's meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. For more information, call 912-332-5726.

December 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Students send Christmas cards to terminally ill child

For most children, Christmas is a time of joy and happiness. But for 6-year-old Addie Fausett, this year it's mostly struggle and pain.

December 24, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


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Convoluted, cliched script hampers 'Blackhat'

"Blackhat" is the latest effort from director Michael Mann whose last film was 2009's gangster drama, "Public Enemies." While Mann continues to be a director of great visual style, he might've needed more time to work on a film that is not out of his league.

January 23, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Bamboo Farm director explains mission

Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Future Business Leaders busy in December

The Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America group recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing home for Christmas.

January 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long County's MLK events honored

The planning committee for Long County's Long County Martin Luther King Jr. celebration recently was recognized by the MLK Jr. Advisory Council for its efforts in organizing and presenting the activities on Jan. 10 in Ludowici.

January 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


MLK breakfast guests 'get a grip'

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association hosted its annual Leadership and Grand Marshal Breakfast on Saturday morning at the historic Dorchester Academy in Midway under the theme "The Power, Purpose and Promise of HIStory … Get a Grip."

January 21, 2015 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Local band finishes in top three

Members of Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently finished in the top three at a songwriters showcase at the Red Clay Music Foundry in Duluth.

January 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County has first MLK observance

Long County celebrated its first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade and program Jan. 10 in Ludowici. The festivities began at 10 a.m. when the procession, which consisted of 32 entries, left Walker Elementary School and made its way to Long Middle School.

January 19, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Series should've retired before 'Taken 3'

"Taken 3" has star Liam Neeson doing more of the same that we saw in the series' first two movies, and the result is less than satisfying.

January 16, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Long library gets grant to buy books

The Long County Library recently received grants totaling $1,050 to buy new books.

January 14, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Colonels Island saltworks turned more than profit

Salt is an essential ingredient in the diet of humans, animals and even many plants, according to saltworks.us. This effective, widely used food preservative even was used to preserve mummies in Egypt. Beyond its almost-innumerable industrial uses, salt also has great current and historical interest.

January 13, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Second Harvest benefits from campaign

ATLANTA - Savannah-area customers and associates contributed more than $40,800 in six weeks to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger Campaign and $10,000 to a second initiative benefiting America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sorority to mark Founders Day Jan. 25

The ladies in pink and green, who proudly proclaim their heritage as being members of the oldest African-American sorority, are gearing up for their annual Founders Day celebration.

January 12, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Kickoff Thursday for Long Relay

The American Cancer Society will hold its Long County Relay for Life kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at A New Beginning Church.

January 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Long Library has free circus tickets

Kids between the ages of 2-12 each can get a free ticket to attend the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Jan. 21-25 in the Savannah Civic Center.

January 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


2014's best includes outer space, wars

What does Ben Affleck searching for his missing wife; Tom Cruise as he lives, dies, repeats; Brad Pitt leading troops into war; and a group of Marvel Comics misfits all have in common?

January 09, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


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