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Jackson shares personal song on new album

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Alan Jackson is not one to overshare. An imposing figure, he's tall and reserved with cowboy hat pulled down low over his eyes. Even that moustache is a little bit intimidating.

June 07, 2012 | By Chris Talbott The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Area homeless can connect with service providers Saturday

Area homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless will have an opportunity Saturday to connect with service providers who can help them in their time of need, as well as get information about emergency shelter, employment, health care and veterans services.

June 05, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Taking on take-all root rot

As a county extension agent, the questions I get are all over the map. One minute I may be talking about pond management or shrimp-like creatures in a ditch and the next minute providing information on how to solve a particular insect problem or turf disease. I have always enjoyed solving mysteries and puzzles. But every once in a while there are those cases that ends with a head scratch and my favorite quote, "I don't know, but I will find out and get back with you."

June 04, 2012 | Robert Bell Extension agent | Lifestyle


Honor businesses that help make community beautiful

Many local businesses work every day to make shopping and business experiences a pleasure by creating and maintaining attractive locations. Join us this month in recognizing some of these attractive local businesses by nominating them for our quarterly Win-dex Awards. Nominations for this quarter's awards are being accepted through June 30. This program is our way of recognizing those attractive businesses in our community.

June 04, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


United Way sets record

The Liberty County United Way sponsored another of its periodic food distributions to 527 households in Liberty County on May 22 at the Schumann Center in Hinesville.

June 03, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Summer meals for kids

School cafeterias at elementary and middle schools in Liberty County will be serving free meals to children through June.

June 02, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Allman set to marry again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Gregg Allman is getting married for the seventh time.

May 31, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Gallery announces new hours

The Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery, 102 Commerce Street, will have special hours this summer due to construction. Hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m Tuesday-Thursday and extended Thursday from 4-8 p.m. This excludes all class schedules that may keep the space open longer and/or different hours.

May 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Do your part to prevent water pollution to the area

Water pollution problems happen every day in our community. These problems are caused when we make poor choices around our homes and areas where we live and work.

May 29, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Strange plant’s blossom a surprise to locals

A huge, bluish-green, cactus-like plant that looks like it could be a prop from a science fiction movie is getting a lot of attention in one Hinesville neighborhood.

May 28, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Public-works display set for farmers market

Boys can see toy trucks come to life, while parents shop for the produce and agricultural items Thursday in downtown Hinesville.

May 23, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Michelle Caraballo wins Mother’s Day Contest

Michelle Caraballo of Hinesville won the Coastal Courier's Mother's Day Contest.

May 22, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Time to honor volunteers who help keep area clean

Keeping Liberty beautiful is supposed to be a group effort. I used to feel a sense of ownership - or actually, a lonely sense of responsibility - when I would see a pile of litter that someone had tossed on the side of the road because, I guess, they wanted their car to be clean.

May 22, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Girls going to state pageant

Two Waldo Pafford Elementary School students have been chosen as state finalists in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant, which will be in July in Atlanta.

May 15, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Life lessons can be learned from Depression kids

I recently read an article about living during the Great Depression. It reminded me about the things I learned from my parents, who both grew up during the Depression. That distinct way of living in that era had an impact on them the rest of their lives.

May 15, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


Depp isn’t transcendent in his latest movie on home video

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 21.

July 19, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Courier’s new online calendar gets bigger

A new local and regional calendar is available on coastalcourier.com that allows visitors to find a variety of entertainment and events not only in Hinesville, but also Savannah and as far away as Macon and Hilton Head.

July 18, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz kumholtz@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Tomatoes are terrific summertime treats

Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.

July 17, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


New women's group hopes to help community

Fourteen Bryan and Liberty County women walked the halls of the Dorchester Village Civic Center dressed in white, each with a pink corsage, as they were dubbed Top Ladies of Distinction on Saturday.

July 17, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Legion Post 321 installs officers, retires flags

East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 installed new officers Saturday afternoon in a ceremony at the Midway Police Department. The American Legion Department of Georgia Junior Vice Commander George Walker swore in the new leaders.

July 17, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Students' art depicts historic event

From now until September, the community can view artwork by several Bradwell Institute students at the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum that focuses on an important event in African-American history.

July 15, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Dodd named to board of directors

SAVANNAH - The Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization that provides a "home away from home" for families who have critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Savannah-area hospitals, recently announced that four new members were elected to its board of directors.

July 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Recycling fever is a good fever to have — and here’s why

When it comes to recycling, did you realize that more actually means less?

July 15, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Contestants sought for BBQ festival

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.

July 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Rio 2' brings more of the same

DVD's expected in stores an online next week include:

July 12, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features | Lifestyle


'Gypsy' hitchhiking the skies

Amber Nolan is hitchhiking across the country - by air. Not commercial air, but general aviation.

July 12, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Doughnuts are poor man's dessert

It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.

July 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Church-based group wants to help disabled

Retired probation officer and Hinesville resident Arthur Stewart spends his time golfing with friends, attending and serving as a junior warden at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, and building handicap ramps for physically disabled residents of Liberty, McIntosh and Glynn counties.

July 10, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting is Saturday

An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.

July 09, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rare termite finds home in Hinesville

A rare species of termites reported on in the Courier a year ago continued to spread through the building in which they were found, and now they've been discovered in the oak trees in Bradwell Park.

July 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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