To help local residents prepare for this year's hurricane season, which began Saturday, the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency observed Hurricane Preparedness Week from May 25-June 1.
A local food drive held at Bradwell Institute's gymnasium and sponsored by the Liberty County office of the United Way of the Coastal Empire gave away more than 17,000 pounds of food that included frozen turkeys, canned fruits and vegetables, bread and drinks. Area United Way Director Jennifer Darsey said a large crowd waited in the bleachers for the food to be bagged before it was distributed.
New residents have come to Hinesville, but they're not the type a community wants.
A new program that supports the Army Career and Alumni Program is helping soldiers transition from Army life to the civilian workforce.
A remote-control model airplane club has brought new life to Liberty County's old airport. The Blazing Angels RC Squadron club members now are wowing spectators with aerobatic maneuvers by model aircraft.
Billy Kirk and Clint Durrence, lead line technicians with Coastal Electric Membership Cooperative of Midway, along with a line tech from Cobb EMC and another from Washington EMC, this weekend are heading to Costa Rica, where they'll bring electricity for the first time to a remote jungle village.
Slow cookers, or Crock-Pots, are similar in size, design and function to the old cast-iron Dutch ovens, which have been used in kitchens and campfires for hundreds of years.
George and Babs Holtzman, Coldwell Bank Holtzman, Realtors, recently presented Mayor Jim and Claudia Thomas with a copy of their company's 35th Edition Cookbook. The cookbook, which is dedicated to soldiers and their families, is a collection of favorite family recipes from the community, including recipes by Babs Holtzman, Claudia Thomas, Connie Abrams, Jeff Ashmen, Donald Lovette, Jimmy and Brigitte Shanken and the Coastal Courier's food columnist. Holtzman earned his real estate license in ...
Liberty County High School graduated 236 seniors from its class of 2013 during an early morning ceremony Saturday at Donell Woods Stadium.
The Hinesville City Council held a special meeting Wednesday morning to review, discuss and approve the final plat for the Magnolia Oaks Shopping Center at Airport Road and Highway 196 West.
Soldiers and members of the community joined more than 30 "Gold Star" family members Thursday morning at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel for a candlelight vigil for America's fallen service members.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
Mosquitoes are major pests in Coastal Georgia, and according to the Mosquito Control experts with Hinesville's Department of Public works, they're not going away.
The 2013 Liberty County Relay for Life included 55 teams and nearly 500 participants who raised nearly $120,000, according to the American Cancer Society's website for relay events.
In the cool of the morning, Henry Relaford leaned forward on an old push-plow. His strong, rugged hands pushed hard against the wooden handles, making the rusty big wheel turn and allowing the razor-sharp blade to cut through the soil.
Mayor Jim Thomas said he and other political and business leaders traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to express their concerns about the affect sequestration has on Coastal Georgia's military communities.
Some residents living near Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield began having problems with their garage-door remote-control devices in April, right after the installation made changes to its radio equipment.
Eddie Wells, co-owner of Firehouse Subs in Hinesville, is keeping his word about his company's support for first responders.
Commercial and residential developments are growing in Liberty County, and the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission is preparing and planning for it.
Long County's newly elected board of commissioners has asked the U.S. Marine Corps for federal funds to offset the loss of tax revenue from nearly 21,000 acres that would become part of the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion.
The Hinesville City Council heard, discussed and decided on 23 action and information items during Thursday's meeting, which lasted three hours.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
Maj. Gen. John M. Murray will take command of the 3rd Infantry Division later this summer, according to a Monday release by the chief of staff of the Army.
During Thursday's three-hour meeting, the Hinesville City Council approved a rezoning request by Obro Inc. for local attorney Joel Osteen, and a site layout and traffic-circulation plan for a mixed-use development.
During Thursday's special meeting for the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee, members agreed to continue plans and discussions for a fundraising event to raise money and awareness for the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons.
The Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted a workshop for tourism professionals June 4-5 at Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.
Public works contractor CH2MHILL/OMI was hit with a phone-scam attack in late April that tied up their phone system for two days, preventing it from making or receiving legitimate calls, OMI Director Gregg Higgins said.
Hinesville will host the third annual Project Homeless Connect from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Community Center, 1370 Shaw Road, next to Lyman Hall Elementary School.
The Coastal Area District Development Authority, a local nonprofit certified development company, has partnered with the National Association of Development Companies and the Small Business Administration to develop a business lending program that focuses on veterans.
I don't like Brussels sprouts. These tiny cabbages look like swollen, green eyeballs and taste about the way I'd expect a swollen, green eyeball to taste.
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