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Winners crowned at Miss Independence Day Pageant

The Miss Independence Day Pageant recently was held in Ludowici.

July 03, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Appetizers can enhance a restaurant’s reputation

A restaurant's appetizer can influence my decision to make a return visit. Even something as simple as the dry-roasted peanuts I wolf down while waiting for my Five Guys burger is something I consider before deciding which burger joint to visit.

July 02, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs learn about recycling

The Goldenheirs' June meeting featured Keep Liberty Beautiful Director Sara Swida and Kathy Poole of the recycling department.

July 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Courier goes to Jamaica

Hinesville residents Precious Wright and Patience Wright took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them on a cruise to Jamaica to celebrate their recent graduation from Bradwell Institute.

July 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hineshouse Project hosts meal for dads, grads

In an effort to promote and participate in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Fatherhood Initiative, the Hineshouse Project's Resident Services Department recently hosted the first Father's Day/class of 2014 breakfast in the newly renovated community center at 100 Regency Place in Hinesville.

July 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Birth announcements

Malachi Koben Hytower

June 30, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Avoid the ‘Pig Pen’ syndrome

I think most of us like the world around us to be attractive and pleasing.

June 30, 2014 | By Sara Swida Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Fourth celebrations are free

Area residents are invited to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's Independence Day free celebrations.

June 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Soldiers, first responders can get $50 dinner cards

SAVANNAH - Chatham Parkway Toyota will give away $50 dinner cards to military members and first responders who stop by the business July 4-14 at 7 Park of Commerce Way.

June 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Patriotic concert is Saturday

Around every July 4, the Liberty County community holds events to honor area soldiers and veterans.

June 27, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Catfish are fun to catch, more fun to eat

Unlike a bass, which gulp down live bait or ambush an artificial lure, catfish like to tease a fisherman. That rascal will nibble at the bait just a little, sometimes pulling on it without clamping down.

June 26, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Sports legend Hokey Jackson dies

Hinesville's Hokey Jackson, who lived in Athens and who Georgia Trend magazine dubbed one of the states sports legends in 2011, has apparently died.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Long County's first Ludafest a hit

The first-ever Ludafest, held Saturday at the Wildlife Festival site in Long County, combined elements from a rural craft festival with a hint of Woodstock for an event that drew a diverse multicounty crowd.

June 26, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sorority has leadership training for girls

Twenty-six middle-school girls recently completed a week of leadership training as a part of the Emerging Young Leaders Initiative. The training is a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's signature initiative, which focuses on aspects such as leadership development, educational enrichment, civic engagement and character building. This training was sponsored locally by the Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

June 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


4-Hers place at state horse show

Four Liberty County youths displayed their equestrian prowess at the 2014 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show June 11-14 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.

June 25, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Lifestyle


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'Come and Take It!' at Fort Morris

For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.

December 01, 2014 | By Alena Cowley Correspondent | Lifestyle


Extension honors Long County employee

Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.

November 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


New 'Hunger Games' has sporadic action; good acting

The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.

November 28, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Thanksgiving brings cornucopia of memories

The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.

November 25, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


County workees raise $13K for United Way

The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.

November 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Memorial walk gets $5,000 donation

Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


HS senior dancing with Atlanta Ballet

Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.

November 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


'Dumb...' has some laughs; little else

It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.

November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Four complete basic training

Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:

November 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Veterans honored in Long County

More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.

November 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Interstellar' is another Nolan classic

Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.

November 14, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Pink Panther fundraiser at school

Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...

November 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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