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Rapper signs contract with label

Born and raised in Midway, James Barrett was a regular student at Liberty County High School when someone told him he had a gift for poetry and asked if he ever considered rapping.

October 26, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Lifestyle


Soldiers collect formal dresses for girls in need

As people who wear the same camouflage uniform day in and out, five days a week, you could assume soldiers don't know much about dresses, particularly sequined ball gowns.

October 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Rivers Alive cleanup is Saturday

Rivers Alive, the anchor event for a season's worth of beautification and outdoor cleanup efforts sponsored by Keep Liberty County Beautiful, kicks off Saturday at dozens of sites around coastal Georgia.

October 23, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall | Lifestyle


Scouts marking 100 years with local flair

Coastal Empire Council of Boy Scouts of America kicks off its celebration of the 100th anniversary scouting with an expo in Savannah this weekend.

October 23, 2009 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Good food, music no match for rain

Despite cool weather and a slight drizzle at times, thousands of area seafood aficionados trooped to Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park last weekend to get their hands on some coastal soul food.

October 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Wildlife pageant queens crowned

According to organizer Kelli Mock, the 2009 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant was a success.

October 19, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Cycles for Charity remembers patients

Nearly 30 riders braved the windy chill on Saturday morning to kick off the Mayors' Motorcade fundraiser with the city's third annual Cycles For Charity.

October 19, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fun flows for Oktoberfest

"Guten tag!" the enthusiastic cry rang out over downtown Hinesville as Zum Rosenhof German restaurant owners Anka and David Hinze ceremoniously tapped the first beer keg Friday night to kick off the city's Oktoberfest.

October 19, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | Lifestyle


Wildlife Festival honors deceased volunteer

Despite a persistent rain Saturday, the 28th Long County Wildlife Festival was a success.

October 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Swamp art complete

After a few weeks of work, a group Savannah College of Art and Design students have completed their massive, two-part art installation, which is designed to serve as a memorial to slaves who worked the land at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation. The exhibit is open to the public.

October 16, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Lifestyle


Hi-Fidelity Club awards scholraships

Sharon Baldwin, Haywood Banks, Gerri K. Brown and Charles Fields were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club. The club's annual pageant raises funds to award scholarships and aid other charities in the community.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Fort Stewart sets cemetery tour

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will have its semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty County High crowns 2009 queen

Liberty County High School's 2010 homecoming queen, Desiree Garica, was crowned Friday night during halftime at the football game. She was escorted by Albert Garcia. Desiree is the daughter of Brian and Rubie Garcia. She plans to attend Univeristy of Georgia and become a pediatrician.

October 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


United Way launches area Toys for Tots

Efforts are already under way in Liberty County to ensure every child living in the area has a joyful holiday season.

October 12, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Motorcycle club supports troops

The American Angels, LRC is a new local group of female motorcycle enthusiasts whose main goal is to support our troops and send care packages to deployed soldiers.

October 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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'Winter Soldier' tops 'The Avengers'

You've seen all three "Iron Man" flicks. You checked out "The Avengers" and the second "Thor" movie. Now, it's time to catch up with "the man out of time" in his solo sequel, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." How does this Marvel Studios movie measure up?

April 11, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


High school honors military kids at breakfast

So-called military "brats" learn how to make friends quickly because they never know when they once again might have to say their goodbyes, move to a new town and enroll in a new school. They must carry on with growing up while their active-duty service-member parent or parents are away, focused on protecting the nation's interests. Military children are taught early on to be self-sufficient. During April, the Month of the Military Child, these kids' resiliency and sacrifices are recognized.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Monster mash-up

ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.

April 11, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

April 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Rain forces concert inside, band still rocks

Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.

April 09, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Midnight train to Georgia

ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.

April 09, 2014 | Jim Morekis Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


AASU's Godspell opens a musical door

THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.

April 09, 2014 | Bill DeYoung Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Club hears about plight of seafarers

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon. Krey gave a presentation about the human cost of the economic success of the Port of Savannah.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Two students in state pageant

Two students from Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart have been selected as finalists for the National American Miss Georgia Pageant.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Families celebrate Easter, spring at egg roll

Spring weather greeted families Saturday during the second annual Easter Egg Roll at Bryant Commons in Hinesville. The event was organized by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart MWR.

April 07, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Lifestyle


Scouts introduce new district to Rotary

Inductions of new members and a presentation by Coastal Georgia Council of Boy Scouts of America highlighted Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.

April 04, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


ArtsFest set for Saturday

Sweetheart Circle will come alive Saturday as nearly 5,000 people gather to celebrate visual and performing art at the 32nd annual ArtsFest.

April 04, 2014 | Special to Courier | Lifestyle


'Divergent' is well-cast, exciting show

Young-adult books remain crazy popular these days, but when it comes time to adapt them into major motion pictures, the results can vary. "Divergent," now in theaters, is based upon the best-selling trilogy from author Veronica Roth. Is it the new "Hunger Games?" Could be.

April 04, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Coffee important to mornings, national security

It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.

April 03, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


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