Army National Guard Pfc. Derek J. Taylor has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean beach bunnies have to give up their bikini bodies. A little hard work and a careful diet is all it takes to maintain a toned physique.
Command Sgt. Maj. John E. Smiley of Ludowici recently was selected to the position of command sergeant major for the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Georgia National Guard, headquartered in Columbus.
Team USA weightlifter Jenna Bussard is primarily focused on coaching the Team Hinesville weightlifters these days. The world-ranked Olympic weightlifter, who has has traveled and competed around the world, said many people influenced her weightlifting career. She recently talked with the Courier about the five people who have inspired her the most.
Andrew Alonso Lopez graduated from Coast Guard basic training on Aug. 13, in Cape May, N.J. He received the John W. "Jack" Campbell physical fitness award, and was selected for the U.S. Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard. He will be stationed in Alexandria, Va. Lopez is the son of Alonso and Monica Lopez of Hinesville. He is a 2010 graduate of Liberty County High School.
Senior Airman Charles H. Sapp recently returned home from Kabul, Afghanistan. He received an Air Force Achievement Medal for outstanding achievement from Oct. 13, 2009-April 19, 2010. Sapp served as a joint defense operations center controller with the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, 455th Expeditionary Support Group, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. He spearheaded the creation of the first tactical automated security system alarm tracking log, a product that established strict ...
On July 31, Marianna Florida High School graduate Zachary Lucas Gilmore received the 2010 Bradley Family Memorial Scholarship for outstanding grades and school and community participation.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager Kenneth Howard's family has deep roots in Liberty County. He and his relatives are the descendents of slaves who once worked Kedron Plantation.
Army Pfc. Samantha C. Wright recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.
When things get hot in the summer, many parents bring their children to the local Baskin Robbins for a sweet scoop of the sticky stuff.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Antoine A. Marshall has graduated from the personnel apprentice course at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss.
Weekend storms dropped several inches of rain on Liberty County - as much as 4 inches in western areas of the county. But precipitation isn't necessarily a bad thing - just ask Hinesville resident Olivia Coleman, 31, who recently talked with the Courier about why rain makes her happy.
Army Pvt. Tabatha J. Whatley recently graduated from One Station Unit Training, which included basic military training and advanced individual training, at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.
Finding fresh produce for families to enjoy can sometimes be tough on the wallet. Anyone willing to try growing their own fruits and vegetables can save time and money. Longtime gardener Dot Moss recently shared with the Courier her top suggestions for things to grow at home.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Richard D. Rhodes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.