Desiree Talbot and her friend Venessa Hamilton took the Coastal Courier along during their Labor Day-weekend trip to Sea World in Orlando.
Saturday is a special day for some very special people - Stewart and Hunter kids.
The Coastal Courier went along with Beate Wickham and Erica Parks, who traveled to Oahu, Hawaii, and visited with 3rd Infantry Division soldier Christie Brandt.
Next weekend, we at Keep Liberty Beautiful will hold our quarterly Recycle It! Fair.
Tuesday marks 11 years since 9/11, and several community organizations will hold observances to ensure that Americans never forget the somber day.
The fourth Saturday in September has been celebrated as National Hunting and Fishing Day since President Richard Nixon signed the first proclamation 40 years ago, according to Wonders of Wildlife website www.nhfday.org.
On Sept. 12, 1837, the justices of the Inferior Court of Liberty County - Enoch Daniel, S. Spencer, E. H. Bacon, William Way and E. Stacy - were ordered to move the records from Riceborough to the courthouse in Hinesville.
Comedian, songwriter and Florida native Jim Stafford started his career in the mid-1970s with a song called "Spiders and Snakes," which listed those critters that many people don't like. Another arachnid surely on the list is the scorpion.
Public art used to be monuments and statues. This form of community expression has evolved to encompass architecture, sidewalk chalk-art festivals, ornate lighting, murals and more.
According to the movie's official website, "Lawless," which opened last weekend, is "the true story of the infamous Bondurant brothers (who were) bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic outlaw tale, inspired by author Matt Bondurant's family in his novel 'The Wettest County in the World,' the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation's most notorious crime wave."
A Georgia Child Identification Program event will run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Hinesville Lodge No. 271 at 933B E.G. Miles Parkway.
Dozens of families made their way Saturday to Fort McAllister State Historic Park to visit with Civil War re-enactors, tour the fort and enjoy various activities during the third annual Labor Day Family Festival.
NEW YORK - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe lost his way kayaking in the waters off New York's Long Island and was picked up by a U.S. Coast Guard boat and ferried to a harbor, officials said Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - Michael Clarke Duncan was one big, irresistible jumble of contradictions.
Visitors meandered around Fort Morris Historic Site overlooking the Medway River in Sunbury on Monday to learn how early U.S. patriots toiled and entertained themselves long before Labor Day was an official federal holiday.
The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.
On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.
My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."
Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.
Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.
Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.
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Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.
Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.
Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
Walthourville residents and visitors gathered Saturday at the municipality's city hall to officially light the town Christmas tree and enjoy some holiday-themed entertainment and refreshments.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Charzetta R. Quarterman, a graduate of Liberty County High School and a senior justice-study major at Georgia Southern University, spoke at the 22nd annual New Member Recognition Event for the Golden Key Honour Society on Nov. 16. Quarterman is the social director of the Golden Key.