Sixteen children ages 7-12 enjoyed a week of fun and educational activities last week at Fort Morris State Historic Site. According to ranger Arthur Edgar, the park manager, the Junior Ranger Camp is a one-week, annual event he's led since he transferred from another state park 22 years ago.
Active-duty military, veterans, elected officials and Department of Veterans Affairs personnel gathered Friday morning outside the new Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Hinesville Outpatient Clinic at the intersection of Oglethorpe Highway and Memorial Drive for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Ludowici City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday morning to reinstate Police Chief James Steiner, who has been on administrative leave for the previous three weeks.
I watch a lot of reruns of The Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," in which chef Guy Fieri travels around the country, showcasing hometown restaurants the locals love most.
The big ones were biting for more than 230 children who participated in a kids' fishing event Saturday at Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond, but it wasn't just little ones who enjoyed a day on the pond.
The 468 eastern redbud trees at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk are dying. According to Fort Stewart public affairs spokesman Kevin Larson, the trees intended to be living memorials begin dying shortly after they're planted.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday approved, with special stipulations, a petition filed by Evans T & T Investments, LLC to rezone 44.12 acres of land for the Retreat at Oak Crest, Phase II and III, over-riding recommendations by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission and public concerns.
The Marne Division's 25th command sergeant major retired Friday morning in a ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field. Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson's retirement ceremony was attended by a dozen members of his family, including his wife Sharon and their three daughters.
The Vietnam Veterans of American chapter 789 has earned a reputation for helping local seniors, veterans and disabled members of the community. And recently, the VVA gave away fans to qualified seniors to help them through the summer.
Shrimp season in Coastal Georgia waters begins Tuesday, but some shrimp-boat captains don't want to wait and will risk shrimping in closed waters. According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources Capt. Doug Lewis, they may face having their shrimp confiscated by DNR rangers, as well as heavy fines and criminal charges.
Onions are pretty close to being the perfect food, not only for adding character to an endless variety of dishes but also for their health benefits.
A Tifton-based organization dedicated to saving and protecting injured and orphaned wildlife needs local volunteers.
An article recently posted on WalletHub.com by John S. Kiernan ranked Georgia at 29th on a list that the writer said represents the best and worst states for military retirees.
Col. Kevin Gregory, U.S. Army garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, delivered the State of the Garrison address Thursday during Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress Through People luncheon at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex.
For weeks, local residents have posed questions to the Coastal Courier about the 7.82-acre tract of land being cleared at the corner of South Main Street and Veterans Parkway. Along with the questions, there have been unsubstantiated rumors about what's being developed at the site.
Being former soldiers, Kevin Ryan, Dan Sartin and Jeff Hyatt have a common bond that's typical of all uniformed personnel, whether they're military, law enforcement or firefighters. They also share a love for good beer.
Warrior Pointe, an organization started by former soldier Reed Pacheco in 2013, has grown quickly by connecting veterans with veterans and the resources that help them with specific issues.
Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 installed new officers Saturday afternoon in a ceremony at the Midway Police Department. The American Legion Department of Georgia Junior Vice Commander George Walker swore in the new leaders.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Project Reach God's Anointed Now Generation Inc. hosted the 16th annual Back to School Rally on Saturday at Riceboro's community center gym.
Amber Nolan is hitchhiking across the country - by air. Not commercial air, but general aviation.
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.
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.
The 3rd Infantry Division bid farewell Wednesday to one of its senior officers in a retreat ceremony in Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. Brig. Gen. Pete Jones, former 3rd ID deputy commanding general-support, is leaving the Marne Division for a new role as director of future plans for the International Security Assistance Force.
The case of the state of Georgia vs. Robert Parker, a former Long County Sheriff's deputy, was delayed again Wednesday morning when First District Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III agreed to set Aug. 1 for a "Rule 20" hearing to allow Parker to enter a plea.
The Hinesville Rotary Club installed new officers Tuesday night at its weekly meeting. New club President Brigitte Shanken and fellow officers were sworn in by Rotary District 6920 Gov. Ted Thompson.
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.
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