President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are expected to visit Fort Stewart on Friday, but don't count on getting to see him, unless you're being invited.
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The sixth annual Earth Day celebrations for Hinesville and Liberty County were a success, despite high winds that played havoc with covered shelters, static displays and signs.
Less than two weeks before its new building will be in operation, Liberty County Division of Family and Children Services board members toured the site Wednesday along with state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway.
More than 1,000 people gathered Friday evening for a celebration of hope on the track at Liberty County's Recreation Center for this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser.
Hinesville Curves members recently participated in the gym's 14th annual food drive, which netted more than 2,100 pounds of non-perishable food for the Manna House. Thelma Lane, above, collected more than 400 pounds by inviting her neighbors to contribute. Curves owner Peggy McRae introduced Manna House to the Feinstein Foundation Challenge, which will match the amount of food collected during March and April. Donors still can drop off food at either Manna House or Curves through April 30.
Leadership Southeast Georgia held its monthly session in Liberty County this weekend. The six-month program features a class of 24 community leaders from the 10 Coastal Georgia counties.
Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters gave an update on the new high school during Tuesday's Long County Chamber of Commerce meeting.
The Midway City Council will meet Monday to consider changes in the city's law for transient merchants, peddlers and solicitors.
A study released earlier this month indicates that despite public-health and education efforts, Liberty County residents need to clean up their health behaviors.
Georgia Cities Foundation's 2012 Heart and Soul Bus Tour revisited Hinesville this year, arriving in front of the Liberty County Justice Center around 9:30 a.m. Thursday to a welcome celebration that featured Bradwell Institute's marching band and cheerleading squad.
The Hinesville Community Development Department is celebrating April as Fair Housing Month to commemorate the passage of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 - the Federal Fair Housing Law - and raise awareness about fair housing.
The founder of a Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry dental group presented the Hinesville Rotary Club with $1,500 toward its 2012 high school scholarships Tuesday.
A North Georgia city last week extended a moratorium on its own communication tower and antenna site registration and renewal fee in response to pending litigation in Liberty County.
According to YMCA's website, summer camps help kids stay active, seek adventure and establish independence. The YMCA is not the only organization offering summer camp opportunities, however.
More than 500 military children went on a shopping spree at Bryant Commons last week courtesy of United Military Care.
Georgia Project WILD is a conservation-education program designed to inform and educate anyone interested in protecting wildlife and the environment, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission governing board discussed the commission's hiring procedures during a recent meeting at Hinesville City Hall.
Walthourville residents met with Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission planners in March to provide input to update their community's land-use map as part of Liberty County's 2040 Comprehensive Plan.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Liberty Regional Medical Center communications officer Rene Harwell confirmed Friday that Scott Kroell had retired as the hospital's CEO after 21 years and said Donna Cochrane, the hospital's chief nursing officer, had been named interim CEO. An article that appeared in Sunday's edition incorrectly characterized her response to the Coastal Courier, making it appear - inaccurately - that she had evaded the reporter's question. The Courier regrets the error.
A fire sprinkler in the kitchen of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office in the Justice Center malfunctioned, pouring thousands of gallons of water into the office space around 12:30 p.m. Friday.