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Haircut celebrates death of terrorist

Walter Burns got his hair cut May 6.

May 17, 2011 | Pat Watkins | Lifestyle


Hinesville celebrates diverse cultures

Hearty crowds braved intermittent rain Saturday to enjoy the Small World Festival in downtown Hinesville. Several community leaders, including 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams and Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, also didn't let wet weather keep them from mingling. Thomas had attended the Liberty County Justice Center's grand opening earlier Saturday morning.

May 17, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Small World Festival will delve into many cultures

Locals can experience sights, sounds and flavors of numerous cultures from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday in Bradwell Park during the Hinesville Small World Festival.

May 13, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Local elected to district Legion offices

During their recent convention, the members of the first district of the American Legion elected the following legionnaires to fill offices for the 2011-12 membership year:

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Sailor returns from six-month deployment

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kawana L. Copeland, a 2001 graduate of Bradwell Institute, alongside approximately 40 sailors of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 (VRC-40) recently returned from a six-month deployment in support of maritime security operations, while attached to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman homeported in Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

May 09, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Vidalia native completes internship with first lady

Vidalia Comprehensive High School's class of 2008 salutorian Eric Jones Jr. recently worked as a White House intern in First Lady Michelle Obama's Office of Correspondence, where he helped ensure that the American people who wrote to her received timely and appropriate responses.

May 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Child advocates being trained

The Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will have training for new volunteers from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays from May 13- June 10 at the Liberty County Health Department.

May 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Team Liberty kisses pig

Team Liberty, led by Joel Osteen, got to kiss the pig Saturday night in the 19th annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign.

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Mom, dad four-times blessed

Army mom Nancy Auclair expected a big surprise on Mother's Day, though nothing could compare to the four energetic bundles of joy she and husband Maj. Chris Auclair received four years ago on their wedding anniversary Aug. 2, 2006. The Auclairs of Richmond Hill are the parents of 4-year-old quadruplet boys.

May 09, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Best things: Get that sun-kissed glow going

With the weather warming up and vacation time nearing, beach bunnies are showing up on shores around the coast. Many ladies and gents would like to know how to get the best tan - and keep it.

May 07, 2011 | Seraine Page | Lifestyle


Local play depicts slaves’ struggle

Love-It-Productions will perform a play this weekend that pays homage to the ultimate sacrifice many African-Americans paid for freedom and to strong mothers who persevered despite slavery.

May 06, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Elvis exits as Jacob, Isabella top baby-name list

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list.

May 05, 2011 | By Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Host a dinner party to help hospice

Plans are under way for Hospice Savannah's second annual Summer Night event Saturday, June 11.

May 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Inspiration abundant at festival

Inclement weather moved out of the area just in time last week, giving patrons and vendors at the sixth annual Midway Art Festival a sunny Saturday on which to peruse and display crafts. A variety of artists from Midway to neighboring Richmond Hill exhibited work including wildlife photography, woven baskets, sketches and wood carvings.

May 04, 2011 | Patty Leon | Lifestyle


Farmer donates land to Ludowici church

Tattnall County resident Robert Dasher recently donated a parcel of land to the Macedonia Missionary Church of Ludowici that is adjacent to the present property.

May 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | 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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