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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


At the movies Aug. 10-16

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

August 10, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Tybee may switch use of bed tax

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Officials on Tybee Island are exploring the idea of using a bed tax from hotels and motels to pay for adding sand to its beach.

August 09, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


Thanksgiving brings cornucopia of memories

The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.

November 25, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


County workees raise $13K for United Way

The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Memorial walk gets $5,000 donation

Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Holiday activities piling up

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's closures and change of hours of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are available at:

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


HS senior dancing with Atlanta Ballet

Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Dumb...' has some laughs; little else

It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.

November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Four complete basic training

Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:

November 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans honored in Long County

More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.

November 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Interstellar' is another Nolan classic

Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.

November 14, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pink Panther fundraiser at school

Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...

November 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Oyster roast benefits museum

Saturday marked the third year that the Midway Museum has hosted its fundraising oyster roast and sit-down dinner in the museum's lower floor.

November 13, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Chili cook-off, festival for FPCA

The eighth annual Hinesville Community Chili Cook-off and Festival on Saturday at First Presbyterian Christian Academy was an event full of food, entertainment and fun activities for children and families.

November 12, 2014 | by Caitlin Kenney Correspondent | Lifestyle


RiceFest celebrates Geechee Gullah culture

Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, City Councilman Chris Stacy and Geechee Gullah expert Jim Becote organized the first RiceFest, which was held seven years ago at the community center.

November 12, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


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