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Best things: Ex-SEAL reveals life lessons

Former Navy SEAL Howard Wasdin, the author of New York Times Best Seller "SEAL Team Six," has worked to overcome obstacles his entire life.

June 17, 2011 | Christie Schroeder | Lifestyle


Long County celebrates ‘adoptive’ mother, role model

Many people in Long County and the surrounding areas long have felt a special connection with a well-known Ludowici resident. Frances Daly, who cherishes her role as the community's adopted matriarch, was delighted recently when St. Phillips Missionary Baptist Church hosted a day of appreciation in her honor.

June 15, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Southern Baptists on brink of historic election

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The man expected to be in the running to become the first African-American in the No. 2 position of the nation's largest Protestant denomination didn't choose to become a Southern Baptist. By Fred Luter Jr.'s account, it just sort of happened.

June 14, 2011 | By Travis Toller Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Sailor redeploys

ET2 (SW/AW) Trevor Ribal, a Long County native, recently returned from a deployment on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Reminiscing on fresh-pickedproduce

This is the time of the year that people often see vegetable stands by the roadside, usually next to the farmer's field. Some farmers plant large quantities of vegetables and advertise for customers to pick their own at a cheaper price.

June 13, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Best things: Tame those unruly tresses this summer

Although summer officially starts June 21, the warm temperatures are here to stay, which means more time outdoors and less time spent worrying about hair and makeup, mainly because all that hard work so easily could be washed away. However, there are a few ways to keep your mane looking great without spending hours under a hair dryer.

June 11, 2011 | Meredith Brown mbrown@coastalcourier.com | Lifestyle


Law donates $5,100 toHelen's Haven

Law-enforcement officers from around the area recently hit the green and raised $5,100 for Helen's Haven, a nonprofit children's advocacy center operated primarily by donations.

June 06, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Soldier returns from Afghanistan

Spc. Cedric Lasean Green recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. To welcome their son, grandson and great-grandson, the Pridgen, Wallace and Cooper families traveled to Fort Lee, Va.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rotary honors soldier

The Hinesville Rotary Club recognizes Sgt. Roy Stewart of 1-41 Field Artillery, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Tuesday as the soldier of the week. Stewart thanked his wife, Kashelle Stewart, for supporting his military career.

June 06, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


VFW donates to women's shelter

The Department of Georgia's Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW recently donated $500 to the local chapter of Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville, which in turn gave the money to Tri-County Protective Agency. The money was from the statewid organization's safety program. The agency is a shelter for people leaving abusive households.

June 06, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


VFW, Auxiliary honor Long residents

At a recent meeting of the VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary Post 6602 in Hinesville, three Long County residents were honored: Richard Furman of the Ludowici Fire Department, Brenda K. Furman of the police department and Mark Hall of the Long County Sheriff's Office.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Goldenheirs hear of home health care

At the Goldenheirs' May meeting, Brenda McMillan, registered nurse and quality improvement specialist for St. Joseph's/Candler Home Healthcare Services, spoke about home health care and how it contributes to recuperation.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Confederate veterans answers last roll call

John Hand Long, a Confederate veteran who died here in 1927, is believed to have been one of the last soldiers paid off by the Confederate States of America.

May 31, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Walthourville offers residents curbside recycling

In response to complaints about the county closing a recycling center in Walthourville last month, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray told the Courier that the city now offers its residents and sanitation customers who live outside the city curbside recycling. The service began Jan. 2, city clerk Juanita Johnson said.

May 28, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


WW II vet glad to be back on bus

Bus travel has been very important in the life of World War II veteran Robert Greene, so the fact that this weekend's Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. is by bus doesn't bother him one bit.

May 24, 2011 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


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Eighth-grader in national pageant

Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Ant-Man’ is a fun entry in Marvel’s lineup

"Ant-Man" is another Marvel comic-book character making the leap to the big screen in hopes of starting a potential franchise, and you know what? It ...

July 22, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle


Sherman's sojourn in Midway was foreseen

The old Midway Church got a new minister in March 1811 - the Rev. Murdoch Murphy from the Carolinas, who preached there for about 13 years.

July 21, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Country singer to headline seafood festival

Country music singer Joe Nichols will be the headline act for this year's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill.

July 18, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Lifestyle


Riceboro Community Churches hails youth program

The Riceboro Community Churches, Inc. recently had its annual end of year banquet at the Riceboro Youth Center.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Librarian leaving to further education

Hinesville librarian Betsy Stow's friends and colleagues joined her at the city's Live Oak Public Library branch for cake, punch and to say ...

July 17, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Lifestyle


Sentence yourself to tour of old jail

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the ...

July 16, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Long County disagrees with same-sex ruling

Although a number of areas appear to welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that marriage is a guaranteed constitutional rite for same-sex ...

July 16, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


'Mama, the Peach Man is coming -- lost fun of peddlers

Many years ago, before we had Wal-Mart and other large shopping centers close to us, we depended on peddlers to bring wares to our homes ...

July 14, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


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