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Ring in the new year by recycling

The new year is a wonderful time because it signals a chance for new beginnings. It gives us a chance to have a fresh start on some of things that maybe we have not handled as well as we wished in 2012.

December 31, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Music project aims to keep Civil War stories fresh

ATLANTA - Blood once soaked the soil of battlefields that have since been covered up by skyscrapers and commuter train stations in Atlanta, strip malls in Nashville and farm fields and forests across the South.

December 30, 2012 | Jeff Martin The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Participants sought for cancer-prevention study

SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking Savannah-area cancer fighters who are interested in spreading the word about the importance of participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3, a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.

December 29, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Don’t trash your tree — mulch it

Keep Liberty Beautiful is urging merrymakers to keep the environment in mind in coming weeks as they strip their Christmas trees and cast aside boughs of holly.

December 29, 2012 | Danielle Hipps | Lifestyle


Cruise goes back to familiar ground

LOS ANGELES - Just turned 50, Tom Cruise is eligible for membership in the American Association of Retired Persons. Just split from third wife Katie Holmes, Cruise is the object of told-you-so cynics who simply knew that romance wouldn't last. Just finished with his stab at something really different as a heavy-metal rock god in "Rock of Ages," Cruise is coming off one of the lowest-grossing movies in his career.

December 27, 2012 | David Germain The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for Dec. 26-Jan. 1

CAPRICORN - Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: All that hard work and research in the workplace finally pays off as you hoped it would. Ignore comments from jealous types who are out to get the goat riled up.

December 26, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Steak has lost none of its flavorful appeal over the ages

An advertising slogan and campaign from 20 years ago featured a voice-over by actor Robert Mitchum: "Beef. It's what's for dinner."

December 26, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Attractive businesses keep on giving to our community

Nothing is prettier than communities all dressed up for the holidays, so this time of year is so lovely to me.

December 25, 2012 | Sara Swida KLB director | Lifestyle


Christmas queens crowned in Long Co. holiday pageant

The 2012 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant was held recently in Ludowici at the Long County High School.

December 25, 2012 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Lifestyle


State historic site preserves Victorian Age in America

Victorian-era homes are common in Thomasville, which is about four hours from Hinesville on Highway 84. One of these homes is the Queen Anne-styled Lapham-Patterson House, a National Historic Landmark and Georgia Historic Site.

December 25, 2012 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle


Adele named 2012’s top entertainer by AP

NEW YORK - Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year.

December 24, 2012 | Jake Coyle The Associated Press | Lifestyle


A Christmas trip down the Altamaha River is remembered

The Hinesville Gazette published a story in the January 1889 edition about a trip taken by editor and publisher Samuel Dowse Bradwell, his wife Elizabeth Clifton Bradwell and their family. The Bradwells took a long vacation to visit with Elizabeth's family, the Cliftons, in Tattnall County. We find it amusing today that they had such a long journey to get from Hinesville to Tattnall County. I thought it must have been a lot of excitement and fun. I tried to find Sharp's Landing on an old Tattnall County map that was drawn in 1906, but it was not ...

December 24, 2012 | Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Cutest kid winner named

David Chance Abbgy, 5, of Hinesville, recently won Thomas Hill Jewelers' cutest kid contest. The winner was determined through votes on Facebook photo submissions. David, standing with his dad, David Abbgy, and stepmom, Samantha Harper, won the world's largest Christmas stocking.

December 24, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Prayer vigil for shooting victims

Nearly 200 people braved chilly temperatures Friday night to take part in the first Hinesville citywide prayer gathering to provide guidance to the youngsters in the community.

December 24, 2012 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Service-dog trainer helps disabled vet

Sgt. 1st Class Mark Brummitt loves dogs. The former drill instructor not only trains soldiers, he trains dogs - mostly service dogs to help people with disabilities. It's a part-time job and a passion.

December 22, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray | 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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