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Eight artists to show array during HAAC display

The Hinesville Area Arts Council's December display will offer a visual feast of classic and abstract art from eight creative minds from the region.

November 29, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Sugarcane fest rolls fun into history

Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center in Riceboro opened its museum and grounds to the public Saturday for the eighth annual Sugarcane Harvest and Crafts Festival. The event offered community members an opportunity to experience native art, history and culture through food, drinks, exhibits, demonstrations and performances. The Gullah-Geechee are the descendants of native Africans who were captured and brought to the Coastal Georgia as slaves.

November 28, 2012 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Start preparing now to make sure you get the credit you're due for all that effort you put in to get that project off the ground. A new challenge emerges after the 15th.

November 28, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Tonight's lottery pot now at $500 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game.

November 28, 2012 | By David Pitt Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


$49M lottery winner in South Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a $49 million winning lottery ticket has been sold in south Georgia.

November 28, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Filming to continue in Savannah

SAVANNAH - Filming of a Hollywood movie is expected to continue in various locations in the Savannah area for the next several days.

November 28, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs news

Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown and Assistant Administrator Bob Sprinkel were the featured guests at the October meeting of the Goldenheirs. Brown and Sprinkel discussed projects and proposals for Hinesville and the county. County courthouse renovations are almost complete. Parking improvements and an east-end community complex were discussed as well. Other topics included countywide fire protection, a Liberty County library and a communications tower.

November 27, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Millions chase $425M jackpot

CHICAGO - Eight months after a trio of ticket buyers split a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot to set a world lottery record, Powerball is offering up a prize that would be the second highest.

November 27, 2012 | By Jeff McMurray Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Events usher in Christmas season

With Thanksgiving indulgences and Black Friday sales behind us, 'tis the season for local organizations to deck the halls and spread Christmas cheer.

November 27, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Christmas tree lightings next week

Get into the holiday spirit while making birdies and pars during the garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory's Jingle Bells Scramble Dec. 14 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.

November 26, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Mayor's Thanksgiving service called success

Few open seats were available Sunday for the 2012 Mayor's Thanksgiving Service at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ on Veterans Parkway. This year's service, themed "Bountiful Blessings," marked the annual event's 10th anniversary.

November 26, 2012 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Honor a beautiful business by nominating it for an award

This is the best time of year! Even normally grumpy people and negative types are just a little bit more cheerful.

November 26, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


United Way tops goal, raises $205K

Those who have fallen on hard times soon may have more reason for thanks.

November 26, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


‘Twilight Saga’ ends on high note

Well, it's finally over, folks. The final film of the Twilight Saga was released this past weekend. Whether you're saying good riddance or wiping away bittersweet tears, there's no denying that "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" is at the top of the box office.

November 23, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film/TV critic | Lifestyle


At the movies Nov. 23-29

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

November 23, 2012 | 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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