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Admiral visits her hometown

Whenever she has a chance to return to Liberty County, Annie Andrews likes to visit old friends and family members. She especially likes to spend time in her mother's kitchen, where the aroma of great food brings back fond memories. Andrews is just like any other small-town girl coming back to her roots, except that she's a rear admiral and commander of the Navy Recruiting Command.

January 20, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Radio station adds 'John Boy, Billy'

WTHG-FM, 104.7 The Hawk, recently announced that starting Feb. 1, it will be the Savannah area's new home for "The John Boy and Billy Big Show."

January 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sexual assult nurse training set

The Rape Crisis Center has announced that the upcoming sexual-assault nurse examiner training, provided by the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, will be March 22-25 in Savannah.

January 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sunbury's part of Civil War explored

"Sunbury and the Civil War" will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road in Sunbury.

January 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'August: Osage County' a timeless tale

Today's topic is family drama. Every family has a bit of that - clashing personalities, hidden secrets, festering disappointments.

January 17, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


MLK Day events start tonight

This year's multifaceted celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy begins at 7 p.m. tonight with a dramatic presentation at First Zion Baptist Church on E.B. Cooper Highway in Riceboro. A leadership and grand marshal breakfast is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Later that day, a youth-expression session will take place at 6:30 p.m. at First Zion. The annual city parade starts at 10 a.m. Monday. There will be a commemorative service at noon Monday at Bradwell Institute. The events are coordinated by the Liberty County Martin Luther King ...

January 17, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


At the movies Jan. 17-23

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9

January 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Chipper' recycles about 1,500 trees

An estimated 1,500 Christmas trees were kept out of landfills and rural ditches after the holiday season by Bring One in for the Chipper, according to organizer Sara Swida.

January 16, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Relay for Life kicks off

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Liberty County officially kicked off its fundraising efforts Jan. 9 with Mayor Jim Thomas signing a proclamation to declare Jan. 6-11 "Relay For Life Purple Passion Week."

January 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Book fest guests include Scott Turow

SAVANNAH - Scott Turow will be the featured author at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival SBF@SCHOOLS student session Feb. 13.

January 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


January, February have holidays too

Visit Corkan Family Recreation Area from noon-7 p.m. on MLK Day, Jan. 20. Enjoy bowling, Cypress Sam's Treehouse, roller skating and laser tag fun. Hours will be noon until 7 p.m. For more information, call 767-4273.

January 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Joseph McAllister's Hardwick Mounted Rifles

Modern-day Fort McAllister is home to educational events and celebrations, but 150 years ago, it was home to Joseph McAllister, captain of the Hardwick Mounted Rifles - a cavalry unit made up exclusively of men from Bryan County, predominantly from around Hardwick, Keller and what was then known as Ways Station.

January 10, 2014 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Lifestyle


'The Desolation of Smaug' improves on first Hobbit fillm

"The Desolation of Smaug," the second film in the three-film "The Hobbit," extravaganza, begs the question, "Are we there yet?" I have an answer for you.

January 10, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


When temperatures dip, critters may move in

As temperatures drop, it's common for Coastal Georgia homes to be invaded by unwanted, furry house guests, including squirrels, raccoons and possums, according to Liberty County Agricultural Extension agent Robert Bell. Bats and armadillos also can be nuisances during winter months, he said.

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


At the movies Jan. 10-16

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9

January 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Rain forces concert inside, band still rocks

Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.

April 09, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Midnight train to Georgia

ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.

April 09, 2014 | Jim Morekis Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


AASU's Godspell opens a musical door

THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.

April 09, 2014 | Bill DeYoung Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Club hears about plight of seafarers

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon. Krey gave a presentation about the human cost of the economic success of the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two students in state pageant

Two students from Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart have been selected as finalists for the National American Miss Georgia Pageant.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Families celebrate Easter, spring at egg roll

Spring weather greeted families Saturday during the second annual Easter Egg Roll at Bryant Commons in Hinesville. The event was organized by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart MWR.

April 07, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Scouts introduce new district to Rotary

Inductions of new members and a presentation by Coastal Georgia Council of Boy Scouts of America highlighted Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.

April 04, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


ArtsFest set for Saturday

Sweetheart Circle will come alive Saturday as nearly 5,000 people gather to celebrate visual and performing art at the 32nd annual ArtsFest.

April 04, 2014 | Special to Courier | Lifestyle


'Divergent' is well-cast, exciting show

Young-adult books remain crazy popular these days, but when it comes time to adapt them into major motion pictures, the results can vary. "Divergent," now in theaters, is based upon the best-selling trilogy from author Veronica Roth. Is it the new "Hunger Games?" Could be.

April 04, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Coffee important to mornings, national security

It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.

April 03, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Liberty marks County Government Month

Liberty County is celebrating National County Government Month this month to showcase county services and the ways in which the county prepares for and responds to potential natural disasters, emergencies and other situations the community may face.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Garbage is the new black

THE BOTTOM of your trash bin ain't a pretty place.

April 02, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


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