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PBS show explore's Civil War's staggering toll

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In the PBS American Experience documentary "Death and the Civil War" premiering Tuesday night, bloated Union and Confederate bodies are shown scattered on battlefields and in trenches and bleached skulls and body parts are stacked like cordwood.

September 18, 2012 | By Steve Szkotak Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


A city’s beauty is more than skin deep

I'm really not shallow. I know that it is not just about appearances. Although a number of the programs promoted by Keep Liberty Beautiful seem to focus on a cleaner, more attractive community, we have a deeper purpose than just superficial appearances.

September 17, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


U.W., Courier honor humanitarians

The United Way's mission to give, advocate and volunteer intersected Thursday night as the nonprofit kicked off its fall campaign at the Liberty College and Career Academy.

September 17, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Lifestyle


Honey Boo Boo has hometown fans, critics

MCINTYRE, Ga. (AP) - The reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been a ratings winner in recent weeks, capitalizing on redneck stereotypes and the oversized personality of a 6-year-old beauty pageant regular. But some who live nearby are concerned about the way their quiet pocket of central Georgia is being portrayed on the TLC series.

September 16, 2012 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Touring fashion show to stop in Ludowici

The Evolution of Curves fashion exhibit, presented by One Chance Entertainment, will be in Ludowici on Sunday, Sept. 30, at Celebration Castle, 217 Lee Place Road NE.

September 15, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Track down ‘The Hunter’ on home video

"The Hunter," a recent release on home video, puts actor Willem Dafoe in the shoes of a deadly hunter navigating the lush outback of the Australian bush.

September 14, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


At the movies Sept. 14-20

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

September 14, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Gervais, Louis C.K. to present at Emmys

NEW YORK - Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais are among the stars who will hand out this year's prime-time Emmys on Sept. 23.

September 13, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Locals make trip to Atlanta’s Dragon-Con

Storm Troopers from "Star Wars," Supermen, Batmen and Spidermen flooded the streets of Atlanta on Labor Day weekend for the 26th annual Dragon-Con.

September 13, 2012 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Sept. 12-18

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This is a good time for the usually outspoken Lamb to be a bit more discreet. You still can get your point across, but do it in a way less likely to turn off a potential supporter.

September 12, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Desiree Talbot and her friend Venessa Hamilton took the Coastal Courier along during their Labor Day-weekend trip to Sea World in Orlando.

September 11, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Boys, Girls Club Days on post this weekend

Saturday is a special day for some very special people - Stewart and Hunter kids.

September 11, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

The Coastal Courier went along with Beate Wickham and Erica Parks, who traveled to Oahu, Hawaii, and visited with 3rd Infantry Division soldier Christie Brandt.

September 10, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Opportunities abound for recycling, free native plants

Next weekend, we at Keep Liberty Beautiful will hold our quarterly Recycle It! Fair.

September 10, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Ceremonies mark 9/11 anniversary

Tuesday marks 11 years since 9/11, and several community organizations will hold observances to ensure that Americans never forget the somber day.

September 10, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Lifestyle


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'When you give out blessings, you get blessings...'

Barber Nicolas Martinez has been cutting hair in Richmond Hill for weeks now, putting skills he learned in the Marines to good use by giving something back to those less fortunate.

January 31, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


Toddler lost in woods saved to serve

One Friday evening in May 1976, an incident caused a lot of commotion on Flowers Road, which is off George Swindell Road and Highway 196, in Long County. The ordeal was something that no family ever wants to go through.

January 27, 2015 | By Margie Love | Lifestyle


Relay committee lays down a challenge

Relay for Life of Liberty County aims to engage community members and raise more money ahead of the May 15 event by participating in a challenge issued by The American Cancer Society.

January 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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


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