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‘Trashy’ Americans need to know benefits of recycling

We Americans are pretty trashy. No, I am not talking about the Hollywood celebrities who represent us so well on the global scene - although many of them are pretty trashy, too. We Americans generate a lot of garbage. Although we only represent 5 percent of the world's population, we generate more than 30 percent of the world's garbage, according to the National Recycling Coalition. Their estimates range from 4 pounds to a whopping 7 1/2 pounds of trash generated per person per day in our country. Trash is produced at an alarming rate of 1,609 pounds ...

August 06, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


‘Flowers of War’ is a harrowing drama

What part did Christian Bale play just before returning to the cape and cowl in "The Dark Knight Rises?"

August 03, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Fall visual arts classes, workshops set

Savannah's Place for Art, Culture and Education is registering students for its fall visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults of all skill levels. Sessions run Sept. 17-Oct. 27 and Oct. 19-Dec. 14. Both sessions will be at the Department of Cultural Affairs S.P.A.C.E. studios at 9 W. Henry St.

August 02, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Aug. 1-7

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Relationships continue to thrive, but watch for any telltale signs of potential problems. Take needed action now to set things straight before they become troublesome later.

August 02, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rowling webcast to promote new club

NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling's next book is for adults, but she will be on hand this fall to help promote a new club for kids, the Harry Potter Reading Club.

August 01, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Dee Parker recently took a copy of the Coastal Courier on her trip to Sedona, Ariz.

July 31, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Birthday party held for former superintendent

During last weekend's 50th reunion of the Bradwell Institute Class of 1962, members of the class and others held a birthday party July 21 for former Superintendent of Schools Ed Edwards.

July 31, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Odd news from around the country

More than 1,000 turtles slowly escape captivity: SUMMERVILLE - More than 1,000 turtles made a slow-speed escape from their turtle farm in northwest Georgia.

July 31, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Katherine Jackson back home

LOS ANGELES - Katherine Jackson is apparently back home, reuniting with Michael Jackson's children after a judge temporarily took away her guardianship because of her dayslong absence from them.

July 30, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Time running out to enter kids’ recycling contests

Only a few days remain before the July 31 deadline of VIP's summer recycling contest for kids.

July 30, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Nolan’s Batman saga ends strong

I'd like to take a moment to acknowledge the senseless tragedy of the shooting at the Aurora, Colo., theater last week. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.

July 27, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Pit-bull issue elicits strong emotions

A proposed ordinance to ban pit bulls in Hinesville was among 38 issues considered by city leaders during their recent planning workshop, but it quickly was shot down by all five council members, Mayor Jim Thomas and other city officials.

July 27, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Lifestyle


Smith takes crown at Miss Ludowici pageant

Ivonna Smith reigned supreme at the 2012 Miss Ludowici Pageant, held July 14 at Long County High School.

July 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Seniors of Walthourville take in Brunswick

The Seniors of Walthourville recently made a trip to Brunswick.

July 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Judge rules in favor of Ogeechee Riverkeeper

An Atlanta judge previously ruled that the Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization had no right to sue the Georgia Environmental Protection Division in protest of a consent order against a textiles company accused of causing a fish kill, but Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner disagrees.

July 24, 2012 | By Hollie Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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'John Wick' enjoyable, if not original

"John Wick" stars Keanu Reeves in a film that doesn't try to do anything more than be a thoroughly enjoyable revenge movie with an enormous sense of style and visual flair.

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


Concert for charities

Some of the area's best musicians will play Nov. 15 to benefit the area's Toys for Tots and a food pantry in the Midway area.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Trick-or-treating hours

City, county and Army officials in the area are recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. So be careful and remember only approach homes that have outside lights on.

October 31, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Use what you have, make do; count blessings

Last month, when we visited our old home place, I saw a wild persimmon tree growing in the edge of Sally's yard. It was full of persimmons, and some were ripe.

October 28, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Walthourville seniors meet with commissioner

District 5 Commissioner Gary Gilliard recently was the guest speaker to a group of senior citizens in Walthourville to discuss SPLOST. Gilliard was invited by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray. "They asked some interesting questions and kept me on my toes, but I enjoyed my visit with them," Gilliard said.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Halloween parties on post

Join the fun at Club Stewart's Halloween Bash, starting at 9 p.m. Friday. Enjoy DJFreaksho, drink specials and a costume contest. There's a $7 cover charge. Patrons must be 18 or older to enter, and at least 21 to drink.

October 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fiber artist displays work in Pembroke

The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.

October 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


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


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