The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee started its fundraising campaign for this summer's Military Family Appreciation on Fort Stewart.
Volunteers from the Two Rivers Master Gardeners Association completed the first 30 feet of "The Walk: an African-American Tribute" on Monday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation in Liberty County. Counties represented by the Two Rivers organization include Effingham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh and Long. The walk is a memorial to slaves who toiled on the former rice plantation and across the country, as well as their descendants.
In keeping with the tradition of planting trees on Arbor Day, several members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, planted a white oak tree at Baconton Missionary Baptist church in memory of Deloris P. Gaulden, who died Oct. 17.
The leader of the group working to put a trail between Riceboro and Kingsland explained the project to the Hinesville Rotary Club April 14.
Several soldiers and their families took to the streets of Fort Stewart for the post's annual Take Back the Night walk on Wednesday.
"The coffee industry has failed the consumers by not educating them on what the process is and how to brew the perfect cup of coffee," Dr. Joseph John, president of Josuma Coffee Co., told an audience Tuesday during a presentation at Uncommon Grounds.
Like many local children, toddler Aubrey Poole stood in the sunshine Wednesday giggling as she fed handfuls of greens to a giant rabbit owned by Hampton Island Preserve. Eyes wide, she soon moved on to watch a small diamondback terrapin splash around in a tank, and finally made her way to see the squirming ferrets.
The Alliance of Administrators will host its third Administrators Conference on Friday-Saturday.
At a time when many children are not fortunate enough to live in stable, loving homes, the Georgia Sheriff's Association has found away to help tackle this problem.
Colorful illustrations of animal-like characters now greet the children coming into Mt. Zion Baptist Church's the Heavenly Place Learning Center.
The Courier came along on a snow tubing trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., this winter. The travelers were, from left: Beate Lewis, Petra Jones, Deena Lewis, Rita Grouch, Jack Lewis and, in front, Kylie Lewis. The Courier will run a photo from your travels, business or pleasure, too. Just get us an electronic or paper print of a snapshot taken while you are away.
Concerted Services, Inc. is sponsoring an agency-wide fundraiser to support programs that serve senior citizens, including congregate and home-delivered meals, commodity distribution, energy assistance and emergency assistance.
Pull out your list of ways to eat them. They're coming. The official "shipping date" for the 2009 Vidalia Onion Marketing Season is April 20, says Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin. The shipping date is based on the recommendation of the Vidalia Onion Advisory Panel under the authority of the law, rules and regulations applicable to Vidalia Onions.
On April 4, Coastal Manor Nursing Home had its annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Ludowici Masonic Association.
Liberty county will soon have its first tattoo parlor, but "it's just not another tattoo shop," according to owner Terrance Newsome.
Liberty County High School's Relay for Life team raised more than $1,500 by selling $1 footprints with the help of Zack Boucher, Samantha Feagan, Charity Flores, Jayden Trotter, teacher Yvonne Lambert, teacher Brenda Rich's health-and-nutrition classes and the entire ROTC program under Col. Bill Sutton and 1st Sgt. George Pettiford.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
May 21 to June 20: A sense of uncertainty could be a good reason to change your position on an important matter. Someone close might try to talk you out of it, but it's your decision to make.
Mosquitoes are major pests in Coastal Georgia, and according to the Mosquito Control experts with Hinesville's Department of Public works, they're not going away.
The 2013 Liberty County Relay for Life included 55 teams and nearly 500 participants who raised nearly $120,000, according to the American Cancer Society's website for relay events.
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.