Kids are just darned cute. I am a sucker for commercials with kids and with pets. Whatever they are selling, I usually fall for it!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's rural development review team visited Walthourville's city office Aug. 2. The team conducted assessments, toured the building at 222 Busbee St. and met with city officials. The department attempts to increase rural residents' economic opportunities and improve quality of life. The team gave high accolades to the city.
Kristopher Hart of Flemington took a copy of the Coastal Courier with him on a recent trip to the original site of the church of John the Baptist, where Jesus Christ was baptized on the Jordan River. The water since has been diverted. He also visited the Dead Sea in Jordan; the sea is 400 meters below sea level.
There have been four Jason Bourne films, but the recently released "The Bourne Legacy" is the first one that doesn't star Matt Damon.
According to an Aug. 6 article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, 9 percent of Georgia's workers are unemployed, while another 16.4 percent are underemployed. And these numbers don't include those whose unemployment benefits have expired and were dropped from the rolls of the unemployed.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Elvis Presley left behind hit songs, epic performances, some so-so movies and an image as a handsome, rebellious, talented and sometimes-troubled artist that remains indelibly marked in America's pop culture psyche 35 years after his death.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This week could offer more opportunities for ambitious Lambs eager to get ahead. But don't rush into making decisions until you've checked for possible hidden problems.
NEW YORK (AP) - Phone companies are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new household and small business customers, thanks to the higher speeds they offer in most areas.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on St. Simons Island.
Litter is not just ugly; it has major consequences for all of our pocketbooks.
Bring your BFF out for some miniature golf during our Girlfriends Day from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Cypress Creek Adventure Golf. Buy one game at regular price and your friend gets a game free. For more information, call 767-4273.
The Jubilee Choir seniors of First Baptist in Hinesville sang to the Goldenheirs during their monthly meeting July 3.
Joe Gillam of Hinesville took the Courier along as he drove more than 1,000 miles of U.S. Highway 84 from Hinesville to West Texas.
Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will join the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters to perform "Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Archie B. Myers Sr. Fine Arts Center in Darien.
Even though it had a false start, Hinesville's annual observance of National Night Out took place Friday evening on Central Avenue without the threat of rain that forced its rescheduling Aug. 2.
Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.
Operation Rising Star
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training: