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Geechee Kunda adds African structures

Beside the Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center, shaded by a large oak tree, sits a gray hut collaboratively built by members of the community and other friends and volunteers from across the world.

September 07, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Sorority awards five scholarships

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, awarded its Annie B. Givens scholarships to five area seniors over the summer.

September 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Congregation re-enacts tradtional ritual

More than 100 people gathered in Riceboro early Sunday for a historical baptism ceremony at one of the oldest, if not the only, traditional baptismal sites left in Liberty County.

September 02, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sewing club uses talents to help others

A few women at First Baptist Church are using their sewing talents to help others. They have formed a group, comprised of exerpeinced and beginner seamstresses, and they meet from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday in the Phillips Building.

August 31, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local artist recognized nationally

Hinesville's gospel sensation Terry Newsome is currently in Nashville, Tenn., for the Just Plain Folks Music Awards, where he has been nominated for awards in the categories of Best Album, Best Gospel Song and Best Urban Gospel Song for songs featured on his 2007 album "Mo Soul Music."

August 31, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long Relay for Life wraps up year

LUDOWICI - The Long County Relay for Life ended its year on Aug. 20 with a wrap up party honoring all teams and participants.

August 31, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


How to win $325 million: Get lucky

There are no secret mathematical tricks to hitting it big on tonight's Mega Millions drawing for a gigantic jackpot, according to Georgia Southern University math instructor.

August 28, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


1st Brigade memorial gets funding boost

In an effort to reiterate how important it is to remember fallen soldiers, Laura Rittenhouse, on behalf of the Coastal Empire chapter of the Association of the United States Army, accepted a $10,000 donation from the Navy Federal Credit Union, which she then passed on to Col. Roger Cloutier to help fund the Raider Brigade Fallen Soldier Memorial.

August 26, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Stand Down for Homeless set for Sept. 15

A Stand Down for Homelessness will be from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Salvation Army, 3000 Bee Road, in Savannah.

August 26, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Co. girl wins Waycross pageant

Long County teen Shelby Mock recently won the overall queen title in the 2009 Miss Diamond USA Pageant in Waycross.

August 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs hear of downtown revitalization

The Goldenheirs learned about the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and its plans during their Aug. 4 meeting.

August 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty teen has big voice, high hopes

Recently, Ryan Dasher, 14, had the time of his life performing as an opening act for country star Cledus T. Judd at the Clubhouse at Rye Patch.

August 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Leadership program funds hospital garden

A class of about half a dozen people who recently graduated from the Leadership Liberty program stood before the Liberty County Hospital Authority on Tuesday afternoon and announced their final project.

August 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Resident semi-finalist for grandparent award

Sharon Bland of Allenhurst isn't your grandmother's grandmother. At 48, not only is Bland still active in her own affairs after bringing up her four children, she also regularly opens her arms to six grandchildren and makes sure they each get the attention and care they deserve.

August 19, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fundraiser draws crowd to old Dorchester School

The smell of fried fish and fresh cole slaw drew hundreds of Liberty County residents to the aged steps of Midway's newly renovated Dorchester Civic Center on Saturday for the center's fish fry and car show.

August 19, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


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'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

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


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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