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Scouts marking 100 years with local flair

Coastal Empire Council of Boy Scouts of America kicks off its celebration of the 100th anniversary scouting with an expo in Savannah this weekend.

October 23, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Good food, music no match for rain

Despite cool weather and a slight drizzle at times, thousands of area seafood aficionados trooped to Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park last weekend to get their hands on some coastal soul food.

October 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wildlife pageant queens crowned

According to organizer Kelli Mock, the 2009 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant was a success.

October 19, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Cycles for Charity remembers patients

Nearly 30 riders braved the windy chill on Saturday morning to kick off the Mayors' Motorcade fundraiser with the city's third annual Cycles For Charity.

October 19, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fun flows for Oktoberfest

"Guten tag!" the enthusiastic cry rang out over downtown Hinesville as Zum Rosenhof German restaurant owners Anka and David Hinze ceremoniously tapped the first beer keg Friday night to kick off the city's Oktoberfest.

October 19, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival honors deceased volunteer

Despite a persistent rain Saturday, the 28th Long County Wildlife Festival was a success.

October 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Swamp art complete

After a few weeks of work, a group Savannah College of Art and Design students have completed their massive, two-part art installation, which is designed to serve as a memorial to slaves who worked the land at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation. The exhibit is open to the public.

October 16, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Hi-Fidelity Club awards scholraships

Sharon Baldwin, Haywood Banks, Gerri K. Brown and Charles Fields were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club. The club's annual pageant raises funds to award scholarships and aid other charities in the community.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart sets cemetery tour

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will have its semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty County High crowns 2009 queen

Liberty County High School's 2010 homecoming queen, Desiree Garica, was crowned Friday night during halftime at the football game. She was escorted by Albert Garcia. Desiree is the daughter of Brian and Rubie Garcia. She plans to attend Univeristy of Georgia and become a pediatrician.

October 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


United Way launches area Toys for Tots

Efforts are already under way in Liberty County to ensure every child living in the area has a joyful holiday season.

October 12, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Motorcycle club supports troops

The American Angels, LRC is a new local group of female motorcycle enthusiasts whose main goal is to support our troops and send care packages to deployed soldiers.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


SCAD students work on slave memorial at LeConte

Deep in the dark swamps of Liberty County, amid the cypress trees and gators, a group of Savannah College of Art and Design students is working on a massive temporal art project.

October 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


CNN journalist to speak at luncheon

Journalist and CNN political analyst Roland S. Martin will speak at the Savannah Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's scholarship luncheon at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront.

October 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Special-needs people get taste of country life

Last week, Gateway Behavioral Health Services had its first annual Fall Fest at the NC Ranch in Long County.

October 07, 2009 | By Mike Riddle | 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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