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Report: Cases of flu increasing in Long County

Flu cases reportedly are on the rise in Long County.

January 01, 2013 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


YMCA partners with Walmart to address child hunger

The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, is serving healthy snacks in its after-school program thanks to a $7,500 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The Liberty County Y's goal is to serve 500 healthy snacks weekly throughout the 2012-13 school year.

December 31, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ring in the new year by recycling

The new year is a wonderful time because it signals a chance for new beginnings. It gives us a chance to have a fresh start on some of things that maybe we have not handled as well as we wished in 2012.

December 31, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Music project aims to keep Civil War stories fresh

ATLANTA - Blood once soaked the soil of battlefields that have since been covered up by skyscrapers and commuter train stations in Atlanta, strip malls in Nashville and farm fields and forests across the South.

December 30, 2012 | Jeff Martin The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Participants sought for cancer-prevention study

SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking Savannah-area cancer fighters who are interested in spreading the word about the importance of participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3, a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.

December 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Don’t trash your tree — mulch it

Keep Liberty Beautiful is urging merrymakers to keep the environment in mind in coming weeks as they strip their Christmas trees and cast aside boughs of holly.

December 29, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Cruise goes back to familiar ground

LOS ANGELES - Just turned 50, Tom Cruise is eligible for membership in the American Association of Retired Persons. Just split from third wife Katie Holmes, Cruise is the object of told-you-so cynics who simply knew that romance wouldn't last. Just finished with his stab at something really different as a heavy-metal rock god in "Rock of Ages," Cruise is coming off one of the lowest-grossing movies in his career.

December 27, 2012 | David Germain The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for Dec. 26-Jan. 1

CAPRICORN - Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: All that hard work and research in the workplace finally pays off as you hoped it would. Ignore comments from jealous types who are out to get the goat riled up.

December 26, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Steak has lost none of its flavorful appeal over the ages

An advertising slogan and campaign from 20 years ago featured a voice-over by actor Robert Mitchum: "Beef. It's what's for dinner."

December 26, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Attractive businesses keep on giving to our community

Nothing is prettier than communities all dressed up for the holidays, so this time of year is so lovely to me.

December 25, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Christmas queens crowned in Long Co. holiday pageant

The 2012 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant was held recently in Ludowici at the Long County High School.

December 25, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


State historic site preserves Victorian Age in America

Victorian-era homes are common in Thomasville, which is about four hours from Hinesville on Highway 84. One of these homes is the Queen Anne-styled Lapham-Patterson House, a National Historic Landmark and Georgia Historic Site.

December 25, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Adele named 2012’s top entertainer by AP

NEW YORK - Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year.

December 24, 2012 | Jake Coyle The Associated Press | Lifestyle


A Christmas trip down the Altamaha River is remembered

The Hinesville Gazette published a story in the January 1889 edition about a trip taken by editor and publisher Samuel Dowse Bradwell, his wife Elizabeth Clifton Bradwell and their family. The Bradwells took a long vacation to visit with Elizabeth's family, the Cliftons, in Tattnall County. We find it amusing today that they had such a long journey to get from Hinesville to Tattnall County. I thought it must have been a lot of excitement and fun. I tried to find Sharp's Landing on an old Tattnall County map that was drawn in 1906, but it was not ...

December 24, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Cutest kid winner named

David Chance Abbgy, 5, of Hinesville, recently won Thomas Hill Jewelers' cutest kid contest. The winner was determined through votes on Facebook photo submissions. David, standing with his dad, David Abbgy, and stepmom, Samantha Harper, won the world's largest Christmas stocking.

December 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Former DFCS head to mark 80th birthday

Sallie Walthour Richardson will be celebrated on her 80th birthday at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at Midway Congregational Christian Church.

September 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Gardening topic at luncheon

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Performing Arts Center, 2140 E ...

September 01, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Getting a dun in the mail

These are some odds and ends I jotted down 21 years ago in 1994.

August 31, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Kayak for a Kure Saturday in Savannah

The eighth annual Kayak for a Kure will take place Saturday, starting at the Butterbean Beach Pavilion.

August 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Scarecrow Stroll sign-up under way

Planning and registration are underway for the annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars' Night.

August 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Iceberg lettuce is SE Georgia staple

Lettuce is one item that my mother never bought a head of in her 94 years. She did not eat it, either.

August 24, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Vendor fair for women on Sept. 1

Community of Inspired Women will host its first vendor fair and networking event from 5:30-\7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Liberty County ...

August 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rotary Club honors soldier

Army Spc. Jose Hernandez was honored as Soldier of the Month during the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11, at La Quinta Inn and ...

August 24, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Lifestyle


Hinesville toddler wins pageant

Amanda Leigh Smith recently was crowned "Lullaby Miss Georgia Sweet Onion" at the Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Pageant in Tattnall County.

August 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting Aug. 29 at Love's

Ogeechee Riverkeeper, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has scheduled its annual meeting for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Love's Seafood Restaurant ...

August 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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