Every time we turn down Hencart Road in Glennville to attend Calvary Baptist Church, we see the bright green sign that reads: Tom Shine Memorial Road. I often wondered who he was and why the road was named for Tom Shine.
It may not be the first place someone thinks to turn to for an education on personal finances, but at Bethesda Church, that is exactly what people are getting - and they're paying off debt while doing so.
CHARLESTON - Rarely-displayed paintings of Charleston during the Civil War by a Confederate soldier, including an iconic rendering of the submarine H.L. Hunley, are being made available this week on the Internet by The Museum of the Confederacy.
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SAVANNAH - Pope Benedict XVI has chosen a metro Atlanta priest to be the new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah, which governs parishes in 90 south Georgia counties.
The 52nd annual Kicklighter reunion will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 at Beard's Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Glennville.
Hinesville resident Bill Mitchell recently returned from Trondheim, Norway, as a world champion. He won top honors in the freestyle-sideburns category of the World Beard and Moustache Championships. Nearly 200 people from 15 countries competed in the contest.
Hinesville native Larry Morgan, the son of retired 1st Sgt. Leroy and Genora Morgan, recently was promoted to metro regional director of the State of Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. He will oversee parole districts in the metro Atlanta area.
ELBERTON, - Henry Victor Booth may be the only man alive whose father worked guard duty at Georgia's infamous Andersonville prison-of-war camp, where nearly 13,000 Union soldiers died during the Civil War that began 150 years ago.
Statewide adolescent health and youth development programs are on the chopping block this year due to a $1,280,085 reduction in funding.
ATLANTA - Move over, Bronx Zoo cobra.
At its annual banquet June 21, the Rotary Club of Hinesville awarded $1,000 college scholarships to three recent graduates.
At the Goldenheirs' June meeting, club members listened to Liberty County Extension Coordinator Robert Bell speak about lawn care and water conservation.
Air Force Airman Laurent D. Debrossard graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Mamie Howard Fletcher was born Aug. 24, 1890, to Judge John A. and Miriam Zorn Howard and grew up in the Elim and Walthourville communities. She had one sister and five brothers. On Nov. 11, 1911, she married Edward H. Fletcher from Kershaw, S.C. He was the depot agent in Walthourville for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.
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The Hinesville Area Arts Council Cupcake War and county/city Public Safety Display from 5:30-7 tonight is to be at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington, not the Shuman Recreation Center as listed earlier in the online calendar and this morning's Good Morning Liberty. The Courier regrets the error.
The Liberty County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will have its 2014 Freedom Fund Awards Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the new Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Motorcycle clubs, although often full of productive, responsible, law-abiding members, sometimes have a negative stigma attached to them.
Army Pvt. Jamieca S. Long recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.
The Long County Public Library held a short-story writing contest that ended in March. The winner, Long County resident Marcia Futch, received a prize and was congratulated by library board of trustees Chairman Joe Sullivan.
Statewide and national politicians were nearly as plentiful as the barbecue Thursday at the 27th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout in Glennville.
Everything you may want for a wedding, or another once-in-a-lifetime event, will be under one roof, at the Bridal Event and Expo, from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday at Club Stewart: hair and beauty, cakes and catering, travel and entertainment, jewelry and fashion, photography, limousines, music, and prizes.
Coastal Manor Long-Term Care Facility and the Ludowici Prince Hall Masonic Association held their annual Easter-egg hunt April 12.
Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Cities Week the week of April 20-26. During that time, the city will host several events to reflect the 2014 theme, "People, Place and Purpose!"
Those wanting to land one of the best jobs of the year may need to brush up on their math skills.
Rainy weather led to a lower turnout for this year's Good Friday Walk for Shelter than in the third-annual event's previous incarnations.
I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?
The Long County Relay for Life planning committee held a breakfast last Saturday to honor cancer survivors and caregivers.