It has been many years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, but it is something that people still pause to celebrate. Liberty County is one of a few counties in Georgia that still observes the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
This is not my favorite part of the Christmas season. I try to stretch out Christmas as long as possible.
Hollie Lee Filkins was born to Ashley Mimbs and Gary Filkins at 9:35 a.m. Dec. 7. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Hollie weighed 8 poun ds, 5 ounces and measured 20 inches.
Ciarra Hayden Beyer was born to Leah and Chad Beyer at 8:56 a.m. Dec. 8. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Ciarra weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 inches.
Zechariah Chrishawn Cox was born to Andrea and Eric Cox at 6:12 p.m. on Dec. 2.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael James Crowley will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Dec. 29.
Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Marshall has been decorated with the Bronze Star Medal for supporting the mission of Operation Enduring Freedom.
ALBANY, NY - Two local students have graduated from Excelsior College.
Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we now what motivated the callers:
The latest unemployment numbers released by the Georgia Department of Labor may hold a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for Hinesville and Coastal Georgia.
We listened to the bitter wind whistling around the corner as we lingered in front of the fireplace to keep warm on Christmas Day 1959. This was the first Christmas that we did not even have a sparsely decorated pine tree in the corner of our tiny, five-room log cabin in the backwoods. It was home for 10.
Editor, After this past football season, there was a comment in the Sound off asking, "Why doesn't Bradwell win region championships in football anymore?"
Editor, Thank you for printing the editorial from The Gazette of Colorado Springs on your opinion page in the Courier Oct. 23, entitled Don't prosecute medical marijuana.
The Coastal Courier asked several community leaders what they wished for at Christmas. The following are their Christmas wish lists:
As 2009 comes to a close, the Courier put together a year in review through front page stories. The dates listed are the date the Courier printed the stories, not the date on which the events occurred. The following is a review of January and February news stories.
The Savannah Book Festival will take place this weekend, starting Thursday.
"Servant, well done," describes the service that David Anderson rendered to the city of Hinesville and the greater community.
Reports recently filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
NORFOLK, Va. - For the second consecutive year, Savannah State first baseman Trey Sikes has been named the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference Preseason Player of the Year ...
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team won its first game of the season Saturday.
ASU's Pirate Road Race Saturday has pirates, love
The Affordable Care Act passed with the promise of decreasing the high costs of health care and increasing access to care by making health-care insurance ...
Two years ago, Secretary of State Brian Kemp began his push to set up an "SEC Primary" for a simple reason: He wanted the world ...
Son of a gun. Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, is at it again. Georgia's version of Wyatt Earp was the chief gunslinger in getting a ...
"James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad greeting. My brethren, count it all ...
A much-appreciated kindness was given to me a few months ago. Someone recognized my need for help and made a big effort to give it ...
Frank Long Elementary School's second nine weeks honor roll included:
We are all about trees this month. Georgia Arbor Day is each third Friday of February.
Hinesville police are looking for a suspect in the recent break-in of a local church.
Cast members from the short film, "My Brother's Keeper" presented the trailer to the Long County Chamber of Commerce during it Business After Hours ...