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'12 Years a Slave' deserves its high praise

"Gone with the Wind," "Casablanca," "Schindler's List," "Forrest Gump" and "The Hurt Locker" - these films all have the same distinction. Each, in turn, won the Academy Award for best picture.

April 25, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Rincon OKs country-music festival

Rincon City Council members recently cleared the way for a country music festival at Freedom Park in August, but they still have to finalize fees and policies for the venue.

April 24, 2014 | By Pat Donahue Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long Farm Bureau names art winners

The Long County Farm Bureau last month sponsored an art contest at Long County High School with the help of the art teacher Jenna Jones. Their art works featured scenes of Georgia agriculture.

April 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Shrimp is king of the shellfish

One of my first jobs was cleaning tables and washing dishes part-time for a seafood restaurant in Sneads Ferry, N.C. The Riverview Café didn't pay much, but they offered an always-hungry teenager the best bennies package in the world - all the seafood I could eat.

April 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Runway wunderkind

It's early afternoon on a Friday, and Troy Allen is itching for the school bell to ring.

April 24, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Bridal Expo Sunday open to everyone

Locals who are planning weddings - or other special, once-in-a-lifetime occasions - won't want to miss the Bridal Event and Expo on Sunday at Club Stewart. It is set for 1:30-4 p.m. and is open to the public.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rain breaks for annual RH egg hunt

Anyone who has ever doubted the power of prayer should have been at New Beginnings Community Church's seventh annual Easter Extravaganza and Egg Hunt on Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park.

April 23, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of April 23-29

Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cupcake War correction

The Hinesville Area Arts Council Cupcake War and county/city Public Safety Display from 5:30-7 tonight is to be at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington, not the Shuman Recreation Center as listed earlier in the online calendar and this morning's Good Morning Liberty. The Courier regrets the error.

April 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


NAACP awards banquet is Saturday

The Liberty County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will have its 2014 Freedom Fund Awards Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the new Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Bikers come bearing baskets

Motorcycle clubs, although often full of productive, responsible, law-abiding members, sometimes have a negative stigma attached to them.

April 23, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Three complete Army basics

Army Pvt. Jamieca S. Long recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County Library names writing winner

The Long County Public Library held a short-story writing contest that ended in March. The winner, Long County resident Marcia Futch, received a prize and was congratulated by library board of trustees Chairman Joe Sullivan.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Law enforcement, lawmakers have cookout

Statewide and national politicians were nearly as plentiful as the barbecue Thursday at the 27th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout in Glennville.

April 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


Beatty completes first film since 2001

HOLLYWOOD - Warren Beatty has completed filming his first movie since 2001.

August 09, 2014 | By Tony Rizzo King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sends summer out on a high note

On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.

August 09, 2014 | Justin Hall Film Critic | Lifestyle


Grits definitely a Southern thing

There's one food that says "Southern" more than fried chicken, fried okra, sweet tea or a "mess" of greens. That's grits.

August 07, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Local artist's second exhibit to depict interests, passion

Almost a year ago, Hinesville resident and artist Emily Scott-Graham showed her work for the first time to the Hinesville area at the Hinesville Area Art Council.

August 06, 2014 | by Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Scavenger hunt to boost Alzheimer's awareness

A massive scavenger hunt soon will wind through the streets of Liberty County to help raise funds for and boost Alzheimer's awareness in the community while providing a day of fun for area families.

August 05, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Lifestyle


Dr. Whit Fraser left mark on region

During 1958-85, almost everyone in Liberty and Long counties knew the name of Dr. Whitman Fraser.

August 04, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Lego Movie' is free downtown Friday

"The Lego Movie," rated PG, will be shown free at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Bryant Commons amphitheater, 438 Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

August 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rise again with help from Jesus

"Jesus answered them, 'Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.' But he was speaking about the temple of his body. When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the Scripture and the word that Jesus had spoken." - John 2:19, 21-22

August 04, 2014 | By Pastor Robert Norwood Columnist | Lifestyle


Jazz in Park on St. Simons

Latin-jazz percussionist Sam Rodriguez of Jacksonville will perform at the next Jazz in the Park concert from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island.

August 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Campy spirit makes 'Hercules' good, dumb fun

"Hercules" is the second attempt this year to make an incarnation of the Greek warrior after "The Legend of Hercules." For me, "Hercules" is like a lot of other characters in literature and mythology, such as Dracula or Robin Hood, that have been subjected to various cinematic interpretations. Everyone from Disney to Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken a stab at it.

August 02, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Top legal-assistant attorney speaks to club

Hinesville Rotary Club members heard from an award-winning legal-assistance attorney during their weekly meeting Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington.

August 02, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Gator eludes long arm of law

Hinesville Police officers often get their man, but when it comes to reptiles, well, that can be another story.

August 01, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


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