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Go barefoot this week — and recycle, too

The first week of June is the official Barefoot Week. It is an important holiday period, proclaimed by Soles 4 Souls, an international effort to provide shoes to children and adults throughout the world.

May 07, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Long 4-H Club gets local, national support

The Long County 4-H Club recently received its annual Vidalia Onion donation from Clifton and Linda DeLoach.

May 05, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Midway Arts Festival draws all kinds of artists

Blue skies were the backdrop for the seventh Midway Arts Festival on Saturday, as artists, craftsmen, authors, musicians and period-dressed tour guides provided entertainment.

May 03, 2012 | By Debra Brown Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Closely watch sale prices

Have you ever bought something on sale and later saw you paid more than the item was advertised for? I have, especially in grocery stores when the items are scanned so fast and I couldn't keep up.

April 30, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Making Earth Day happen takes a lot of effort

Last Sunday was Earth Day around the world. We had our sixth annual Earth Day Celebration on Monday with a little over 1,000 citizens - young and old - joining us for fun environmental style.

April 29, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Dixon, Grubbs graduate basic training

Air Force Airman Emmanuel M. Dixon graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

April 24, 2012 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Locals advance in military careers

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Athena M. Williams Fields, a 1999 Liberty County High School graduate, and fellow sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise recently hosted a material, maintenance and management assist team, as they evaluated the ship's 3M program.

April 17, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Student in statewide homecoming pageant

Tiffany Monique Johnson, daughter of Betty and William Johnson of Hinesville, has been selected as a finalist for Georgia's 32nd annual Homecoming Queen Selection.

April 16, 2012 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Ministry supports area youth

Seven Ministries of Liberty County Inc. recently held a fundraiser under its Youth Mentoring Program to support the efforts of the South Georgia Kings 13 and Under AAU boys' basketball team.

April 16, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


VIP plans fundraiser for Manna House

VIP Office Furniture and Supply is joining the Manna House in its efforts to stock the shelves and help those in need through the "Feinstein Challenge." Alan Feinstein will match all donations, canned goods, non-perishable food items and/or monetary gifts up to $36,000 through April 30. A collection box for donors is at VIP, 109 Central Ave. For more information, call Cathy O'Hagan at 876-3000 or the Manna House at 368-3660.

April 16, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


SCAD museum now on Google Art Project

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The Internet's virtual art gallery has a more Southern flavor now that art museums in South Carolina and Georgia have joined the Google Art Project.

April 14, 2012 | By Bruce Smith Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Easter pageant in Long County

Contestants from Liberty, Tattnall and Long counties recently competed in the 2012 Miss Tri-County Easter Pageant at Long County High School in Ludowici.

April 10, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Admiral speaks to emerging leaders

Liberty County native Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, the third African-American woman to be appointed to that rank, recently spoke to Emerging Young Leaders Program participants about what it takes to make it in life and the military at an event sponsored by Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority.

April 09, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Photographer bringing past back to life

When you travel on the back roads, do you ever notice the many abandoned farmhouses that are falling down or covered with vines, usually wisteria or cow itch?

April 09, 2012 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Foster kids join in Easter fun

Several children in foster care got a rare treat Friday morning when they gathered at Liberty Independent Troop Park for an Easter egg hunt.

April 09, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


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BBQ cooks sought for competition

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.

July 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Gum Branch lawman recalls notable arrests

"It was the middle of April in 1954, and Myles and I were coming from Tampa, Fla., to Gum Branch to meet his parents and family," Myles Groover's wife, Carlyne Groover, recalled. "We had been married just two weeks.

July 22, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Back-to-school fair on Hunter

A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.

July 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


‘Frozen’ characters coming to TV — sort of

Q: Is it true that characters from the hit Disney film "Frozen" are coming to "Once Upon a Time"? Judging by the tease from this season's finale, I'd say yes. - Steff S. in Florida

July 19, 2014 | By Cindy Elavsky King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Depp isn’t transcendent in his latest movie on home video

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 21.

July 19, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Courier’s new online calendar gets bigger

A new local and regional calendar is available on coastalcourier.com that allows visitors to find a variety of entertainment and events not only in Hinesville, but also Savannah and as far away as Macon and Hilton Head.

July 18, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz kumholtz@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Tomatoes are terrific summertime treats

Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.

July 17, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


New women's group hopes to help community

Fourteen Bryan and Liberty County women walked the halls of the Dorchester Village Civic Center dressed in white, each with a pink corsage, as they were dubbed Top Ladies of Distinction on Saturday.

July 17, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Legion Post 321 installs officers, retires flags

East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 installed new officers Saturday afternoon in a ceremony at the Midway Police Department. The American Legion Department of Georgia Junior Vice Commander George Walker swore in the new leaders.

July 17, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Students' art depicts historic event

From now until September, the community can view artwork by several Bradwell Institute students at the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum that focuses on an important event in African-American history.

July 15, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Dodd named to board of directors

SAVANNAH - The Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization that provides a "home away from home" for families who have critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Savannah-area hospitals, recently announced that four new members were elected to its board of directors.

July 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Recycling fever is a good fever to have — and here’s why

When it comes to recycling, did you realize that more actually means less?

July 15, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Contestants sought for BBQ festival

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Rio 2' brings more of the same

DVD's expected in stores an online next week include:

July 12, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features | Lifestyle


'Gypsy' hitchhiking the skies

Amber Nolan is hitchhiking across the country - by air. Not commercial air, but general aviation.

July 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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