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Toys for Tots campaign in final days; donations needed

Liberty County's Toys for Tots campaign will come to a close this week. United Way-Liberty Executive Director Jennifer Darsey, who is coordinating the campaign, said toys still are needed.

December 05, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Community invited to compete in Reader’s Digest contest

Residents of Hinesville and Liberty County have been invited once again to participate in a Reader's Digest contest called "We Hear You America," according to Ashley Gabriel, who is with public relations firm G.S. Schwartz & Co. Inc. Gabriel said Hinesville is eligible this year to compete for new funds and promotional support from Reader's Digest, including a grant of up to $50,000. Last year, the loyalty of residents who voted for their community earned Hinesville-Liberty County a $1,000 check from Reader's Digest, which Mayor Jim Thomas said was used for preservation of local historic ...

December 05, 2011 | Randy C. Murray rmurray@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart evergreen brightly lit

Bundled in coats and scarves, Fort Stewart soldiers, spouses and their children gathered Thursday night outside Club Stewart night for Fort Stewart's annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

December 05, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Midway Museum to host Colonial Christmas tea

Get in the mood for Christmas by joining the Midway Museum on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for Mrs. Thelma's English-style tea.

December 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Students’ artwork celebrates upcoming parade

Smiley Elementary School second- and third-graders recently submitted artwork for the Long County/Ludowici Christmas Parade coloring contest. The top three winners in the contest were Stephanie Piccarillo, who took third place; Makenzie Guyett, who was the runner-up; and Jonathan Proctor, who won first place. The three winning pieces will be displayed in local businesses to increase awareness about the upcoming parade. The Long County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the contest, which was organized by SES art teacher Danielle Nobles.

December 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Lifestyle


Casting for mullet provided many good times

My family and I moved to Liberty County on St. Patrick's Day in 1971. During Easter weekend that year, my husband, brother-in-law and son went fishing.

November 28, 2011 | Margie Love | Lifestyle


Historians debunk common Thanksgiving myths

Though many of our tryptophan-induced comas are long over and thoughts of sugarplums now are forming in our heads, it just may be time to correct our understanding of Thanksgiving's origins before the memories cement for next year.

November 28, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Locals complete Savannah marathon

Several local residents participated in the Rock-N-Roll Marathon held in Savannah.

November 28, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Area business makes green progress

Starting a new business as an environmentally friendly one (or making an existing one greener) often can seem like a challenging task.

November 28, 2011 | Sara Swida Keep Liberty Beautiful | Lifestyle


LCSO provides food for needy families

Just before noon Monday, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and a handful of deputies began putting together Thanksgiving gift boxes in the sheriff's office conference room to hand-deliver to families throughout Liberty County who otherwise may have gone without a holiday feast Thursday.

November 24, 2011 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Long County pantry to give away food throughout holidays

The Long County Food Pantry will give away food today and throughout the holidays to those in need, according to Tina Skipper, the Long County coordinator of concerted services.

November 24, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Arts council offers new classes

With the Christmas season upon us, the Hinesville Area Arts Council is launching a new series of art lessons that could inspire handmade gifts for the holidays.

November 24, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


‘Breaking Dawn’ is worth the hype

There's no hiding it, I'm a "Twilight" fan. Hey, I don't approve of all the hype. All I know is that while reading Stephenie Meyer's best-selling novels, there were moments where I genuinely felt as if I had been magically transported into Bella Swan's shoes.

November 24, 2011 | By Sasha McBrayer Columnist | Lifestyle


‘Hands of the Spirit’ musical coming to Trustees Theatre

The Savannah Community Theatre presents the musical "Hands of the Spirit" at the Trustees Theatre at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Additionally, a school performance will be held at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

November 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Residents have much to be thankful for

"We all should be thankful for our military. It's because of them that we are safe and have the many freedoms that we do. I also thank the good Lord for my health and my family."

November 23, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


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‘The Angry Birds Movie’ may amuse kids, but that’s all

"The Angry Birds Movie" is based on this shaky idea that an app game might translate into a successful movie. I wish that were true ...

May 25, 2016 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle


Senior living complex opens, already full

The Renaissance Park senior community at 205 E. Memorial Drive in Hinesville held a ribbon cutting Wednesday to showcase the completion of the apartment complex.

May 24, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle


Marking a golden anniversary

Martha E. and Dennis E. Grice will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday.

May 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Old farmer had grit to stay alive

Luther Henry Quarterman was born at Canoochee Bluff on Oct. 5, 1870. He married Mary Elizabeth Walker from McIntosh County.

May 18, 2016 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


‘Money Monster’ earns it

"Money Monster" could best be described as a cross between "Wall Street" and "Air Force One" with enough elements to rival those two, but it ...

May 18, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs warned of phone scams

The Goldenheirs met in the Fellowship Hall at Hinesville's First Baptist Church May 3, and heard sheriff's Training Officer David Edwards warn about ...

May 17, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


May is Community Action Month

May is Community Action Month, and the Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is planning a Community Cares: Operation Liberty County Head Start at the ...

May 17, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Catoes celebrating golden anniversary

John L. and Rhea N. Catoe will celebrate 50 years of marriage Wednesday.

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Kirk Healing Center marking 10th anniversary

The Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless will celebrate its 10th anniversary during its board meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Victory Assembly ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


These boots were made for charity

The Hinesville Public Works Department kicked off a fundraising raffle, "Boots Kick Cancer," last month. Proceeds went to the department's Relay for Life team ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


‘Captain America: Civil War’ winning hearts, minds

So far this year, Deadpool, Batman and Superman have tried to save the world, not to mention the box office these superheroes so clearly dominate ...

May 13, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Lifestyle


Senior Citizens’ annual symposium set

SAVANNAH - The Learning Center of Senior Citizens Inc. announced that its annual "One Big Question" event will be held Thursday and Friday at First Presbyterian ...

May 12, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Art for the Soul

Shirley "Yvette" Coppet's abstract artwork is on display in downtown Hinesville.

May 10, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle


ASU seeks subjects for medical test

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's Biodynamics and Human Performance Center is seeking adults older than 60 for a study sponsored by Biodex Medical Systems. The ...

May 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


More than 100 pray at Long County observance

More than 100 individuals showed up to the Long County Courthouse on Thursday to participate in the National Day of Prayer.

May 10, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Lifestyle


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