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Prosecutor sworn in by U.S. Supreme Court

SAVANNAH - Chatham County Assistant District Attorney and Walthourville native Reginald Martin was sworn in before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 28, in Washington, D.C.

May 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Law Day, portrait dedication set

A Law Day and portrait-dedication service are slated for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Long County Courthouse, 459 S. McDonald St., Ludowici.

May 12, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Retired MP, cop writes book

Hinesville resident Joe Gillam recently published his first book, "Fool Me Once Never Twice." It is the story of a young military policeman who teams with an old Army criminal investigator to investigate a theft of military property that becomes a murder. The case goes cold, but they keep plugging away as their assignments move them around the world and then into a second career in civilian police work.

May 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local studio's short film honored

Wonder Worthy Productions, which recently released a film set in Liberty County, was a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards.

May 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hospice Savannah celebrates 35 years

SAVANNAH - Hospice Savannah will celebrate its 35th year of serving the community by hosting a Summer Nights fundraising party during its birthday month of June.

May 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Summer TV preview

Until a few years ago, there were only two major television seasons: the fall season, when all the major shows appeared, and the midseason, where networks replaced their failing shows with the backup series they ordered but held on to in case of an emergency.

May 10, 2014 | By Chris Vander Kaay Deseret News Service | Lifestyle


'Amazing Spider-Man 2' delivers good time

A few weeks ago, I sang the praises of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Today, we dive into the details of another superhero sequel.

May 09, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


World shrinks on Saturday

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Small World Festival gives this corner of Southeast Georgia an opportunity to immerse itself in other cultures from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons. Attendees can dine on ethnic fare, check out trinkets, artwork and crafts from around the globe, and enjoy music and dance. This celebration of the numerous countries represented in Liberty County drew 5,000 people last year. For more information on the free event, go to www.hinesvilledowntown.com.

May 09, 2014 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Residents clean historic markers

As part of the community's National Historic Preservation Week observance, Hinesville Rotary Club member Michelle Ricketson and former Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Vicki Davis cleaned five of the 11 historic markers in the city. Some area families and individuals have agreed to "adopt" markers and keep them clean, Ricketson said.

May 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


At the movies May 9-15

Here's what is going to be showing in area theaters in the next week:

May 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Smoke makes everything taste better, especially chicken

A little smoke flavor can make an old shoe taste good.

May 08, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Miss Ludowici crowned

Girls from across the area came out last weekend to compete in the 2014 Miss Ludowici Pageant at the Long County Senior Citizen Center.

May 08, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


LCHS grad raises $11K for hospice patients

Chuck Hudson, a Hinesville native and world-ranked powerlifter, recently organized a powerlifting benefit that raised nearly $11,000 for Arizona hospice patients.

May 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


A new drive-thru concept

The new Parker's convenience store rapidly taking shape at the Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway intersection features a drive-thru that is a first for the company.

May 07, 2014 | Al Hackle Statesboro Herald | Lifestyle


Part of I-95 named for retired sheriff

A section of Interstate 95 from the Midway interchange south to McIntosh County has been named in honor of former Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Sikes, the son of a sheriff and the father of a sheriff.

May 07, 2014 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Lifestyle


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Doughnuts are poor man's dessert

It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.

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


Church-based group wants to help disabled

Retired probation officer and Hinesville resident Arthur Stewart spends his time golfing with friends, attending and serving as a junior warden at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, and building handicap ramps for physically disabled residents of Liberty, McIntosh and Glynn counties.

July 10, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Lifestyle


Riverkeeper meeting is Saturday

An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.

July 09, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rare termite finds home in Hinesville

A rare species of termites reported on in the Courier a year ago continued to spread through the building in which they were found, and now they've been discovered in the oak trees in Bradwell Park.

July 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Mission team travels to Dominican Republic

The DR2K14 Mission Possible Team, comprised of Hinesville churches' members, completed its fourth ministry trip to the Dominican Republic on June 12.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty Lore: Groovers’ Gum Branch journey began at docks

When a Liberty County native thinks of the Gum Branch community in the rural area of the county, he or she probably thinks of one of four families: the Groovers, the Longs, the Smileys or the Zorns.

July 07, 2014 | Margie Love Historian | Lifestyle


Hallie Holmes estate donates $15K to Midway Museum

The Midway Museum recently received a $15,000 donation from the family of Hallie B. Holmes, who was the national president of the Georgia State Regent of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Hinesville native is serving on oldest warship

BOSTON - A 2004 Liberty County High School graduate from Hinesville is part of a handpicked Navy crew serving on the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution.

July 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Religion announcements July 6-19

July 7

July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Keep Liberty Beautiful: Littering and neglect for the poor, clueless souls

Litter is a big deal for Keep Liberty Beautiful. We know how devastating out-of-control litter is for the quality of life of a community.

July 07, 2014 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Drury working on next-generation ‘Virginian’

Westerns dominated the airways in the 1960s. One of the most popular was "The Virginian," which ran for nine seasons on NBC from 1962-71 and starred James Drury as the unnamed mystery foreman of the Shiloh ranch, set in Medicine Bow, Wyoming.

July 04, 2014 | By Nick Thomas For the Coastal Courier | Lifestyle


Bateman finds inner jerk in ‘Bad Words’

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 7.

July 04, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


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


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