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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


Horoscopes for week of Aug. 8-14

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) As eager as you are to take on that new challenge, it would be best to temper that spurt of "Ram"-bunctious energy until you have more facts to back up your decision to move.

August 08, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

The Coastal Courier traveled with Shane Amason when he attended the Billy Lancaster Forestry Youth Camp at the Georgia FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington while on summer vacation. Amason was one of 38 kids invited to attend this camp to learn more about Georgia Forestry.

August 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Day care, pre-school slots available

Registration is underway for children selected through a lottery to attend a state-funded pre-K program at one of the two Fort Stewart Child Development Centers.

August 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Model Army exhibit connects soldiers, art

The Art of War may have ancient Chinese roots, but a new Hinesville Area Arts Council exhibit shows that some today see war strategy and depictions as a craft.

August 07, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Fig trees are commonplace, valuable to this area

The first time I heard of figs was in church. Adam and Eve sewed fig leaves together for garments after they ate fruit from the forbidden tree. The word fig appears in the Bible 50 times.

August 06, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | 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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