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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


Broughman speaks to Goldenheirs

"To be as involved as you can be is my vision for seniors," the new pastor of Hinesville First Baptist Church told members of the Goldenheirs at their April meeting.

May 14, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


A wildflower bouquet for mama

Money was scarce as hens' teeth in 1955, but Mother's Day was coming up and I wanted to give Mama a special gift. As I was 8 and had no way of going to a store by myself, but did not want to buy something off rolling store. In fact, at that time in my life, I had never been inside a real store other than the jukejoint at the end of our road. I had one whole dollar to spend, and I wanted the most for it.

May 14, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Scouts celebrate Arbor Day despite theft

What started as a celebration of Arbor Day turned into a search for stolen trees in Allenhurst.

May 14, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Helping to save a salamander

I am sure you have seen that spotted, bright-orange lizard around town a time or two.

May 12, 2012 | Ryan Willett | Lifestyle


‘Closet painter’ shows work

Hinesville native Jerry Poppell has painted in private for more than 12 years. So he said many friends were shocked when his watercolor and acrylic works went on display last week.

May 11, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Cause of Kinkade death determined

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Officials are confirming that artist Thomas Kinkade died from an accidental overdose of alcohol and prescription tranquilizers.

May 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Midway/Riceboro library gets donations

Midway officials present a check to Betsy Stow, who is Liberty area coordinator for the Live Oak Public Library. They are, from left, Councilman Levern Clancy Jr., Stow, library board member Barbara Stimmel, Mayor Clemontine F. Washington, Councilman Terrence Doyle.

May 08, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Colleen McCray, a first-grader at Joseph Martin, recently traveled with her grandmother Betty McCray, to see the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. She's holding a copy of the Courier in front of the memorial during spring break.

May 08, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Coastal Manor resident turns 100

In 1912, the Girl Scouts were founded in Savannah, Woodrow Wilson won the presidency, defeating Theodore Roosevelt, and the Titanic sank in the Atlantic Ocean.

May 08, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Peyton Davis crowned Miss Midway

The city of Midway crowned Peyton Davis as Miss Midway on April 22 at Historic Dorchester Academy.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Go barefoot this week — and recycle, too

The first week of June is the official Barefoot Week. It is an important holiday period, proclaimed by Soles 4 Souls, an international effort to provide shoes to children and adults throughout the world.

May 07, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Long 4-H Club gets local, national support

The Long County 4-H Club recently received its annual Vidalia Onion donation from Clifton and Linda DeLoach.

May 05, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Midway Arts Festival draws all kinds of artists

Blue skies were the backdrop for the seventh Midway Arts Festival on Saturday, as artists, craftsmen, authors, musicians and period-dressed tour guides provided entertainment.

May 03, 2012 | By Debra Brown Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


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SCI collecting blankets for elderly

SAVANNAH - Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, will continue its annual blanket drive through Feb. 29.

February 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ — and that’s enough said?

"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" automatically wins the award for Most Straightforward Movie Title of the Year. When you pay your money to see this ...

February 12, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Lifestyle


Black Heritage fete

SAVANNAH - Celebrate Grand Festival Day, Saturday, with family-oriented activities and a evening concert at the Savannah Civic Center.

February 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Book festival starting

The Savannah Book Festival will take place this weekend, starting Thursday.

February 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long Chamber previews local movie

Cast members from the short film, "My Brother's Keeper" presented the trailer to the Long County Chamber of Commerce during it Business After Hours ...

February 09, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Living with Robert E. Lee

Jan. 19, 1807, is the birthdate of Robert E. Lee, general of all the Confederate forces during the Civil War.

February 08, 2016 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Long Chamber honors former treasurer

The Long County Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 27 presented a plaque to Jackie Pattison in honor of the service of her mother Joan Robbins ...

February 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Exhibit features artist’s oil work

The Hinesville Area Arts Council's art exhibit this month is called "The Love of Painting," featuring the oil work of Nancy Melchor.

February 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Commander blackballed whole city as not fit for soldiers

The establishment of Camp Stewart caused a lot of heartaches and headaches, but also successes for the installation and the city of Hinesville. We are ...

February 01, 2016 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


DNR puts out 2016 guide to parks

ATLANTA - With spring around the corner, many Georgians are thinking ahead to warmer weather and weekend escapes.

January 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Free trail ride set in Long County

It's time to dust off your cowboy boots and put on your chaps as the Long County Board of Commissioners is hosting its first ...

January 28, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Relay for Life ready to 'Paint Liberty Purple'

It was purple bow-making time at a recent Relay for Life Liberty County meeting.

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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