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Kids shine in recycling contests

Kids are just darned cute. I am a sucker for commercials with kids and with pets. Whatever they are selling, I usually fall for it!

August 21, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Walthourville happenings

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's rural development review team visited Walthourville's city office Aug. 2. The team conducted assessments, toured the building at 222 Busbee St. and met with city officials. The department attempts to increase rural residents' economic opportunities and improve quality of life. The team gave high accolades to the city.

August 20, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Kristopher Hart of Flemington took a copy of the Coastal Courier with him on a recent trip to the original site of the church of John the Baptist, where Jesus Christ was baptized on the Jordan River. The water since has been diverted. He also visited the Dead Sea in Jordan; the sea is 400 meters below sea level.

August 20, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


‘Bourne Legacy’ decent but pointless

There have been four Jason Bourne films, but the recently released "The Bourne Legacy" is the first one that doesn't star Matt Damon.

August 17, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Faith-based group aids nearly homeless

According to an Aug. 6 article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, 9 percent of Georgia's workers are unemployed, while another 16.4 percent are underemployed. And these numbers don't include those whose unemployment benefits have expired and were dropped from the rolls of the unemployed.

August 16, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Lifestyle


Memories flood Memphis for Elvis Week

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Elvis Presley left behind hit songs, epic performances, some so-so movies and an image as a handsome, rebellious, talented and sometimes-troubled artist that remains indelibly marked in America's pop culture psyche 35 years after his death.

August 15, 2012 | Adrian Sainz The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Aug. 15-21

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This week could offer more opportunities for ambitious Lambs eager to get ahead. But don't rush into making decisions until you've checked for possible hidden problems.

August 15, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Phone companies losing broadband battle

NEW YORK (AP) - Phone companies are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new household and small business customers, thanks to the higher speeds they offer in most areas.

August 15, 2012 | By Peter Svensson Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Headliners set for St. Simons food fest

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on St. Simons Island.

August 14, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


The cost of littering is high

Litter is not just ugly; it has major consequences for all of our pocketbooks.

August 14, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Girlfriends night at Cypress Creek

Bring your BFF out for some miniature golf during our Girlfriends Day from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Cypress Creek Adventure Golf. Buy one game at regular price and your friend gets a game free. For more information, call 767-4273.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Choir performance highlights meeting

The Jubilee Choir seniors of First Baptist in Hinesville sang to the Goldenheirs during their monthly meeting July 3.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Joe Gillam of Hinesville took the Courier along as he drove more than 1,000 miles of U.S. Highway 84 from Hinesville to West Texas.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Free music event set for Darien

Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will join the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters to perform "Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Archie B. Myers Sr. Fine Arts Center in Darien.

August 13, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Locals enjoy 'night out'

Even though it had a false start, Hinesville's annual observance of National Night Out took place Friday evening on Central Avenue without the threat of rain that forced its rescheduling Aug. 2.

August 13, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Commission honors retired teachers

The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill throws a big party

RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle


Local band has part in movie

Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Down syndrome awareness month

For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.

October 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Photo exhibit at HAAC gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Army's 'Idol' starts Thursday

Operation Rising Star

October 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Verdict on 'The Judge' only decent

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.

October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Police graduates honor late detective

Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


RSVP to take Midway Cemetery tour

The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife festival draws crowd

The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.

October 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Hinesville student in ABAC pageant

TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."

October 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Seafood festival this weekend

Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

October 15, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Four graduate basic training

Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training:

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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