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How Hinesville celebrated its 100th birthday

On Sept. 12, 1837, the justices of the Inferior Court of Liberty County - Enoch Daniel, S. Spencer, E. H. Bacon, William Way and E. Stacy - were ordered to move the records from Riceborough to the courthouse in Hinesville.

September 09, 2012 | Margie Love Liberty lore columnist | Lifestyle


Scorpions too often become uninvited house guests

Comedian, songwriter and Florida native Jim Stafford started his career in the mid-1970s with a song called "Spiders and Snakes," which listed those critters that many people don't like. Another arachnid surely on the list is the scorpion.

September 08, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Lifestyle


Mural represents city’s first public art

Public art used to be monuments and statues. This form of community expression has evolved to encompass architecture, sidewalk chalk-art festivals, ornate lighting, murals and more.

September 08, 2012 | Evanne Floyd Liberty Co. Convention and Visitors Bureau | Lifestyle


‘Lawless’ features good performances

According to the movie's official website, "Lawless," which opened last weekend, is "the true story of the infamous Bondurant brothers (who were) bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic outlaw tale, inspired by author Matt Bondurant's family in his novel 'The Wettest County in the World,' the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation's most notorious crime wave."

September 07, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


ID program event set for Saturday

A Georgia Child Identification Program event will run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Hinesville Lodge No. 271 at 933B E.G. Miles Parkway.

September 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Dozens mark Labor Day at Bryan County park

Dozens of families made their way Saturday to Fort McAllister State Historic Park to visit with Civil War re-enactors, tour the fort and enjoy various activities during the third annual Labor Day Family Festival.

September 06, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Lifestyle


Crowe gets lift after getting lost kayaking

NEW YORK - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe lost his way kayaking in the waters off New York's Long Island and was picked up by a U.S. Coast Guard boat and ferried to a harbor, officials said Sunday.

September 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Duncan remembered as gentle giant

LOS ANGELES - Michael Clarke Duncan was one big, irresistible jumble of contradictions.

September 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Fort Morris marks Labor Day with cannons

Visitors meandered around Fort Morris Historic Site overlooking the Medway River in Sunbury on Monday to learn how early U.S. patriots toiled and entertained themselves long before Labor Day was an official federal holiday.

September 06, 2012 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | Lifestyle


Safety course required for most hunters

Archery season for deer hunters begins Sept. 8. Before most eager hunters head for the woods, however, they'll need to take a safety class.

September 06, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Hinesville arts council’s September exhibit features multimedia art

Eclectic work from four artists with local ties will be featured in the Hinesville Area Arts Council's September exhibition, which opens Thursday.

September 06, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Sept. 5-11

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your ideas earn you the respect of your colleagues. But you'll have to present some hard facts and figures if you hope to persuade those who make the big decisions to support you.

September 05, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Bicyclist discusses trip

Bicyclist Palmer Dasher gave a presentation during the Goldenheirs meeting Aug. 7 at in Hinesville.

September 04, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville S.T.A.R. program tops nation

The S.T.A.R. program of Hinesville recently was named the company's top program in the nation.

September 04, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Area events: Reunion and pageant

Ludowici class reunion: The Ludowici High School Classes of 1940-55 will have their annual reunions at 3 p.m.

September 04, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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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


Kickoff Thursday for Long Relay

The American Cancer Society will hold its Long County Relay for Life kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at A New Beginning Church.

January 12, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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