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Model Army exhibit connects soldiers, art

The Art of War may have ancient Chinese roots, but a new Hinesville Area Arts Council exhibit shows that some today see war strategy and depictions as a craft.

August 07, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Fig trees are commonplace, valuable to this area

The first time I heard of figs was in church. Adam and Eve sewed fig leaves together for garments after they ate fruit from the forbidden tree. The word fig appears in the Bible 50 times.

August 06, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


‘Trashy’ Americans need to know benefits of recycling

We Americans are pretty trashy. No, I am not talking about the Hollywood celebrities who represent us so well on the global scene - although many of them are pretty trashy, too. We Americans generate a lot of garbage. Although we only represent 5 percent of the world's population, we generate more than 30 percent of the world's garbage, according to the National Recycling Coalition. Their estimates range from 4 pounds to a whopping 7 1/2 pounds of trash generated per person per day in our country. Trash is produced at an alarming rate of 1,609 pounds ...

August 06, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


‘Flowers of War’ is a harrowing drama

What part did Christian Bale play just before returning to the cape and cowl in "The Dark Knight Rises?"

August 03, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Fall visual arts classes, workshops set

Savannah's Place for Art, Culture and Education is registering students for its fall visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults of all skill levels. Sessions run Sept. 17-Oct. 27 and Oct. 19-Dec. 14. Both sessions will be at the Department of Cultural Affairs S.P.A.C.E. studios at 9 W. Henry St.

August 02, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Aug. 1-7

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Relationships continue to thrive, but watch for any telltale signs of potential problems. Take needed action now to set things straight before they become troublesome later.

August 02, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rowling webcast to promote new club

NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling's next book is for adults, but she will be on hand this fall to help promote a new club for kids, the Harry Potter Reading Club.

August 01, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Travels with the Courier

Dee Parker recently took a copy of the Coastal Courier on her trip to Sedona, Ariz.

July 31, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Birthday party held for former superintendent

During last weekend's 50th reunion of the Bradwell Institute Class of 1962, members of the class and others held a birthday party July 21 for former Superintendent of Schools Ed Edwards.

July 31, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Odd news from around the country

More than 1,000 turtles slowly escape captivity: SUMMERVILLE - More than 1,000 turtles made a slow-speed escape from their turtle farm in northwest Georgia.

July 31, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Katherine Jackson back home

LOS ANGELES - Katherine Jackson is apparently back home, reuniting with Michael Jackson's children after a judge temporarily took away her guardianship because of her dayslong absence from them.

July 30, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Time running out to enter kids’ recycling contests

Only a few days remain before the July 31 deadline of VIP's summer recycling contest for kids.

July 30, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Nolan’s Batman saga ends strong

I'd like to take a moment to acknowledge the senseless tragedy of the shooting at the Aurora, Colo., theater last week. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.

July 27, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Pit-bull issue elicits strong emotions

A proposed ordinance to ban pit bulls in Hinesville was among 38 issues considered by city leaders during their recent planning workshop, but it quickly was shot down by all five council members, Mayor Jim Thomas and other city officials.

July 27, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Lifestyle


Smith takes crown at Miss Ludowici pageant

Ivonna Smith reigned supreme at the 2012 Miss Ludowici Pageant, held July 14 at Long County High School.

July 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Smiley Trunk-or-Treat draws a thousand

Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.

November 05, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Retired commander donates to vets memorial

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


3rd Class Citizens play at festival

Liberty County band 3rd Class Citizens opened for the LACs at LACtober Fest last month at the Big Nasty ATV Park in Bloomingdale. The band, which now has a cellphone app available at www.reverbnation.com/3rdclasscitizens/app, also is in the running to open for Thomas Rhett and Dierks Bentley. Fans and supporters can find the Wainwright Family Foundation's page on Facebook and vote for 3rd Class Citizens to play at the concert. For more information, go to www.3rdclasscitizens.com or find the band on Facebook.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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