Once called "the apostle to the blacks," the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones has returned in spirit to his beloved Liberty County, a place where his former plantations, Maybanks, Montevideo and Arcadia, once stood and where he spent 17 years evangelizing to slaves, who his family called friends.
The staff at the Liberty County Tax Commissioner's office wanted to take a vacation to Hawaii, but couldn't. So they had a recent theme party in the office. And they brought a copy of the Courier along for Travel with the Courier. If you want to get a picture of your travels published in the paper, just snap a shot of someone holding a copy of the paper during your trip and get the photo ...
The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club recently installed new officers for the fiscal year 2009-10. Frankie Andrews emceed the candlelit ceremony, during which the new board was installed.
A yellow "Dead End" sign provides one of the few vibrant colors along the frayed edges of Rebecca Street.
Homeless coalition moves forward, becomes state recognized corporation Agencies that currently assist Liberty County's homeless population now have a formal place to share and gather information. On Monday, Secretary of State Karen Handel signed an article of incorporation, recognizing The Liberty County Homeless Coalition, as a certified Georgia non-profit organization. And on Tuesday, the coalition held its first official incorporated meeting, where members discussed the group's bylaws, nominated board members and purpose. "This will ...
Liberty County Extension Agent Robert Bell spoke at the May 5 meeting of the Goldenheirs Club. He presented tips on planting and the care of grasses and other plants in this area. He said proper maintenance is essential to having a beautiful lawn and yard. Goldenheirs are reminded that the June meeting will be Monday and Sara Ann Swida with Keep Liberty Beautiful will present the program. John Stetzer, president of Goldenheirs, invites all seniors ...
Georgia Cities Week Liberty County history trivia winners were recently announced: • Week one winner Della Brewton Prize A • Week two winner Jim Moore Prize B • Week three winner Bridget Moore Prize C • Overall winner Dotty Fermin $100 gift card
The state opened a new program Monday to help parents of small children weigh their options for child care.
Even after Friday's rain, more than 70 riders put thunder in Stafford Park Saturday with a dice run to raise money for the Georgia Lions' Camp for the Blind.
Amid economic woes, the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools triumphed, raising $98,000 for the annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign for the American Diabetes Association.
Midway Mayor Donald Robert Emmons is currently serving his first term as the leader of a city in one of Georgia's most historic areas. As a native of Washington, he is a long way from home, but Emmons said he's excited about his assignment.
Matt and Jodi Woods of Gum Branch have begun their training for the 2009 Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. It is a 60-mile walk over a three-day period. The event is Oct. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Some people are known by the many words they speak while others say relatively little, but leave an awesome impression.
SAVANNAH - Twenty local women - philanthropists and community leaders - recently formed the United Way's Women's Legacy Council. The members share a common mission: to make a difference in the lives of women and children in the Coastal Empire through philanthropy and service.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 miss Ludowici was crowned recently during a pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.
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.
Some accounting students devote their time to learning how to steal money. And law enforcement officials have to experience tazings and pepper sprays before they can carry those items on their belts - but the way crime procedures are presented on TV is a "bunch of horse hockey."
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
The numerous cultures represented in the Hinesville area were celebrated Saturday at the annual Small World Festival at Bryant Commons.
Two Liberty County School System art teachers participated April 27 in the Savannah College of Art and Design Sidewalk Arts Festival, and their creativity was featured on the Huffington Post.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Scores of Keller Williams Realty associates from Hinesville, Richmond Hill and Pooler donated their time and energy Thursday to cleaning up the grounds and facilities at Gabriel's House, a foster-care facility off Highway 84, east of the Highway 196 cut-off.
There were many wealthy plantations in Liberty County in 1860. Rice was the main crop, and the plantations were mainly along the coastal regions. Many plantation owners joined the army for the Civil War, and that left the master's wife in charge of managing the plantations.
The 2013 Miss Ludowici Pageant was held May 4 at Long County High School.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.