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Hinesville goes pink for a night

The weather was chilly but the spirit of giving was warm Thursday evening at the Hinesville Farmers Market as patrons helped vendors raise money for breast-cancer awareness. The Suzie Q's pancake supper and Art Your Bra contest capped the night, bringing together survivors and supporters to continue the fight against the disease that affects hundreds of thousands of women and their families every year.

October 26, 2011 | Jen Alexander McCall Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Arts council opens new facility

A Commerce Street storefront that once was in disrepair now has new life, filled with visual arts that range from Asian-inspired black and cream canvases to bluesy abstract pieces.

October 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Retired Educators Day is Nov. 6

John McIver, chairman of the Liberty County Commission, signs a proclamation to recognize Nov. 6 as Georgia Retired Educators Day. McIver is urging all citizens to honor retired educators. Pictured behind McIver are retired educators Jane Cart, LaFayne May, Joan Hollingsworth, Don Melton and Jean Johnson.

October 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Savannah's Law House on peril list

SAVANNAH - The W.W. Law House, 710 W. Victory Dr. in Savannah, has been named to The Georgia Trust's 2012 Places in Peril list, which identifies 10 Peach State historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy. The Georgia Trust made the official announcement earlier today.

October 25, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Restaurant owner is humanitarian of year

More than 130 community members gathered at Club Stewart on Oct. 11 to recognize Gary W. Dodd, Hinesville's humanitarian of the year. The dinner event, hosted by the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless, also served as a fundraiser for the organization.

October 25, 2011 | By Judy Shippey Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Gum Branch woman puts her life in quilts

If you're familiar with the terms bias, bearding and batting, you may be awed by one Liberty County resident's display of about 50 handmade quilts this week.

October 25, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Staff writer | Lifestyle


International Greetings raises $2,200 for shelter

What started out as a week of recognition among employees of International Greetings USA in Midway turned into cold hard cash for the Liberty Humane Shelter on Tuesday afternoon. International Greetings employees delivered an envelope containing $2,200 to LHS President Sandra Frye.

October 24, 2011 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Servicemembers complete training

Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Casey L. Hearn recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J.

October 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Seafood festival a hit with crowd

The 13th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival attracted tens of thousands of people to Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park last weekend for a myriad of seafood, carnival rides, games and activities for children and adults, vendor booths and live entertainment by recording artists Orleans, We The Kings and 38 Special.

October 19, 2011 | Katie McGurl Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


Fundraiser promotes good health

The Liberty Regional Foundation and Liberty Regional Medical Center celebrated its sixth annual Foundation Fundraiser, "An Evening Under the Oaks," on Saturday at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway.

October 19, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Two complete basic training

Army Pfc. Terry T. Faciane Jr. graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo. Faciane is the son of Anita M. Faciane of Hinesville and Terry Faciane Sr. of New Orleans.

October 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Honey is as old as written history

Several weeks ago, I read one of the sweetest stories in the Coastal Courier. It was about the beehive that was found in the walls of the old Liberty County Courthouse while it was being renovated.

October 17, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Long County wildlife queens crowned

Baby miss queen Raegan Fuller, toddler miss queen and people's choice queen Autumn Duke, tiny miss queen Taylor Smith, birth-6 overall queen Trinity Boutwell, petite miss queen Olivia Durrence, preteen miss queen Emma Stapleton, junior miss queen Karena Espey, most-sponsored queen Jasmine Compher, miss queen Bobbi Buckingham and 7 and older overall queen Alyssa Buttler pose with their crowns, trophies and sashes after the Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant.

October 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Teens sought for YMCA program

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking for teens interested in participating in its Teen Achievers program.

October 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Schools support United Way campaign

The Liberty Branch of the United Way of the Coastal Empire is under way with its 2011-12 Live United Campaign to raise funds and awareness for its community-wide assistance programs.

October 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | 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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