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Lack of energy assistance funds leaves some residents in the cold

Past winters have been especially cold for Riceboro resident Nancy James.

December 09, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | COASTAL LIVING


Hi-Fidelity Civic Club pageant is Saturday

Since 1955, the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club has made contributions for the betterment of Liberty Countians. Such contributions include providing scholarships to graduating seniors, making charitable donations and sponsoring social events. The group's annual pageant is held during the holiday season and is the organization's major fundraiser. The club uses the funds to support its civic activities throughout the year.

December 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Toys for Tots extends collection to meet needs

With Santa's home visits drawing nearer, "elves" throughout the community are continuing a final push to make this year's Toys for Tots drive an all-encompassing success.

December 07, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | COASTAL LIVING


Christmas in the Park a big hit

Though the evening drew to a close with a live rendition of "Silent Night," Monday evening in downtown Hinesville was anything but silent.

December 07, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | COASTAL LIVING


Winn Food-Share Program seeking donations

Winn Army Community Hospital is seeking donations from individuals and businesses for its Christmas Food-Share Drive, according to Sarah B. Hayes, Food-Share Program coordinator. She said Winn provided meals for 50 families during the Thanksgiving holiday and is looking to do the same for Christmas.

December 06, 2011 | Randy C. Murray rmurray@coastalcourier.com | COASTAL LIVING


Travels with the Courier

Lillie Glover took a copy of the Coastal Courier with her on a recent trip to Syracuse, N.Y. Bill and Brenda Acebes of Lake George took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them on a recent seven-day cruise to Grand Cayman, Belize, Cozumel and Isla Roatan, where this photo was taken. Beverly and Barry Lewis of Fleming took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them on a recent seven-day cruise to Grand Cayman, Belize, Cozumel and Isla Roatan, where this photo was taken. Paul M. Marion of Hinesville took a copy of the Coastal Courier with him ...

December 05, 2011 | Staff Report | COASTAL LIVING


Give a gift to a local business this year

The Christmas season officially has begun. (I don't count retailers' efforts to sell Christmas decorations starting in July.) It is December now, so we really are getting close to the big day. Before you get too busy, I hope you will take a few minutes to give a special gift to a local business by nominating one of them for a quarterly Win-dex Award. The Win-dex Awards are Keep Liberty Beautiful's way of recognizing attractive, litter-free local businesses. Nominating a business can be your way of thanking the operation for its efforts.

December 05, 2011 | Sara Swida Keep Liberty Beautiful | COASTAL LIVING


Riceboro community gathers, gives thanks

Riceboro residents gathered last weekend at Briar Bay Park for the city's first annual Thanksgiving feast. The event committee, which included Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacey, David Miller, John Young, the Rev. Darlene Jackson, Linda Fagan and others from various churches, partnered with organizations to distribute turkeys, gift baskets and meals to Riceboro residents. Liberty Spice also donated gift baskets to DFACS clients. Organizers said the event was a success and they plan to make it a yearly event. Mt. Carmel's Praise Team sang songs of Thanksgiving, and Bishop Julian Jones presenting a gift basket to an attendee ...

December 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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 | COASTAL LIVING


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The tradition of singing to, not for your food

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The Rock takes on gorilla, crocodile, flying wolf

"Rampage" has the enjoyable goofiness that I looked for and missed in both "Tomb Raider" and "Pacific Rim Uprising." Generally, movies based on video games ...

April 18, 2018 | Justin Hall | COASTAL LIVING


New Year’s Eve party is craziest moment of craziest year

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April 12, 2018 | Kevin Slimp | COASTAL LIVING


Georgia Tourism promotes MLK Jr. Trail

Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), recently announced the Georgia's Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Trail ...

April 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Monster truck stops in Hinesville

Extreme Monster Truck Spring Nationals was held April 6-8 at Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Pooler, and the monster truck "Buckshot" was on display Thursday at ...

April 10, 2018 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Gillams visit Cuba

Joe and Chong Gillam of Hinesville recently visited Cuba and took a copy of the Coastal Courier along for the ride. Share your travels with ...

April 05, 2018 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Even Christmas Eve holds no respite for the schemers

While much of Lennox Valley huddled around fireplaces in homes filled with families and friends after attending one of the many Christmas Eve services on ...

April 05, 2018 | Kevin Slimp | COASTAL LIVING


Hankering for hogfish at the Hogfish B&G

I've been craving a perfectly fried hogfish sandwich, the one you can only get from the Hogfish Bar and Grill in Stock Island, Florida.

April 04, 2018 | Patty Leon | COASTAL LIVING


Ludowici resident celebrates 90th birthday

Deeotha Johnson celebrated her 90th birthday March 10 with a surprise party given by her sons, Johnie and Michael, at the Long County Senior Citizens ...

April 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Long alum now in movies

Debra Johnson Phillips, a native of Glennville and graduated of Long County High School, is currently on the silver screen as Principal Harridan in "Dear ...

April 03, 2018 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Ludowici woman surprised on her 90th

Deeotha Johnson's sons threw her a surprise party on her 90th birthday.

April 03, 2018 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Earth Day is great way to save the Earth and play

Mark your calendars for our 12th annual Earth Day Celebration on Friday, April 20. April is Earth Month and April 22 is the International Earth ...

April 03, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


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