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Artists brings warmy, fuzzy art

Artist Conni Tögel is bringing her show "Sheep Incognito" to Hinesville to spread laughter and the joys of art to area students and residents.

March 02, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Long tax commissioner retires

LUDOWICI - In 1980 Ronald Reagan was elected president, Kramer vs. Kramer won the Best Picture Oscar, the Georgia Bulldogs went 12-0, winning the NCAA football championship, and Lillian Simmons was elected tax commissioner of Long County.

March 02, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Unsung black history icon may be honored

Ask someone about Susie King Taylor and you usually get a blank stare.

February 27, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wild game feed draws 400

LUDOWIC - The third annual Wild Game Dinner last Saturday brought in about 400 people.

February 25, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Artists capture beauty of live oaks

The Georgia coast is home to some of the country's oldest and largest live oak trees. Through the years, their snarled arms and immense size have stirred muse-like inspiration in a host of Southern painters, writers and nature lovers. On Friday night, a group of area photographers who worked diligently to capture the majestic tree's beauty showcased their oak-inspired art before a crowd at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.

February 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Boy Scouts to honor Donald Peller

On March 6, the Liberty District of the Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, will recognize long-time Scout volunteer Donald Peller at its annual Good Scout Breakfast.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


County marks Arbor Day

Liberty County Commission Chairman John D. McIver signed an Abor Day proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 20, Arbor Day in Liberty County. Morning Glory Garden Club members Judy Shippey, Lanell Crapse and Peggy Fraser were present for the signing.

February 23, 2009 | By Judy Shippey Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local crowned Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup

On Feb. 14, Clayton Mobley, 6, son of Beau and Tiffany Smith of Hinesville, was crowned Little Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup 2009 during the Little Miss and Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup Pageant sponsored by the Evans County Wildlife Club in Claxton.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Club plants tree on Arbor Day

February 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs get tax tips

John Stetzer, president of the Goldenheirs Club, welcomed everyone to the monthly meeting on Feb. 3, at First Baptist Church in Hinesville and introduced special guest Spier Flanders from H&R Block.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Deployed couple's moms meet at welcome home

Fay Yee stood in the stands at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, her eyes red and puffy from crying.

February 20, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


Area romantic events plentiful

Long County residents had plenty of options for celebrating Valentine's Day last weekend.

February 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Lifestyle


Gaitten wins Diamond Legs crown

LUDOWICI - "The freaks come out at night, the freaks come out at night." The old '80s tune fit the bill to a tee on Feb. 7 with the sixth annual 2009 "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant.

February 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle | Lifestyle


Cupid's arrows hit couples at Castle

Love was in the air Friday night as 40 couples celebrated Valentine's day like royalty at Ludowici's Celebration Castle.

February 16, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle


EMA director speaks to Lions Club

Mike Hodges, director of Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency, recently spoke to the Liberty Coastal Lions Club on the upcoming hurricane season. He emphasized preparation in advance.

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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Fiber artist displays work in Pembroke

The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.

October 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Commission honors retired teachers

The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill throws a big party

RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle


Local band has part in movie

Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Down syndrome awareness month

For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.

October 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Photo exhibit at HAAC gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Army's 'Idol' starts Thursday

Operation Rising Star

October 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Verdict on 'The Judge' only decent

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.

October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Police graduates honor late detective

Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.

October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle


RSVP to take Midway Cemetery tour

The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Wildlife festival draws crowd

The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.

October 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Hinesville student in ABAC pageant

TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."

October 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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