RIO DE JANEIRO - "Tall and tan and young and lovely..." You've heard of her. The Girl From Ipanema.
The Martin family took the Coastal Courier on a family vacation to the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, Tenn., to celebrate their dad returning from his deployment in Afghanistan.
Summer is winding down, but there is time for one last trip before school starts.
A proclamation by the city of Walthourville's mayor and council designated the month of July as Lyndol Anderson Month in recognition of her service to the city and citizens of Walthourville.
LOS ANGELES - "Mad Men," a piercingly bleak portrait of a 1960s American anti-hero, earned a leading 17 Emmy nominations Thursday and the chance to set a new record as the most-honored drama in television history.
ATLANTA - GeorgiaLotterycustomers will soon be able to buy tickets with the click of a mouse.
Construction for the Bryant Commons amphitheater is on schedule, according to P.C. Simonton & Associates project engineer Marcus Sack.
ATLANTA - A group of leaders of local affiliates of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is suing the national organization and says Isaac Newton Farris Jr. is its current and lawful president of the organization.
There will be more for the community than lights, camera and action when the Liberty County School System opens the house in the coming weeks to the Performing Arts Center.
LOS ANGELES - "American Idol" is on the brink of an adolescent identity crisis.
We all have outdoor chores and activities we do on a regular basis. Do you ever think about the consequences of some of the choices you may be making in those activities?
NEW YORK - Bob Dylan and historians at PBS are in a dispute over the whereabouts of an electric guitar that the singer plugged in at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, quite possibly the most historic single instrument in rock 'n' roll.
ATLANTA - Twitter gives the impression of being obsessed with mindless earthly trivia, from Justin Bieber's latest heartfelt tweet to his Beliebers to LeBron James' reflections on winning the NBA championship.
Carla's Colonial Bridal and Formal held its first Cutest Engaged Couple Contest this week. The winners were Victoria Burns and Paul Davis. Burns has won her choice of an accessory for Carla's Colonial Bridal, $300 off of a wedding picture package with Jennifer Norton Photography and 15 percent off her wedding flowers from Colonial Floral and Gift Gallery.
Parents, have you heard that proverbial summertime cry yet?
"John Wick" stars Keanu Reeves in a film that doesn't try to do anything more than be a thoroughly enjoyable revenge movie with an enormous sense of style and visual flair.
Some of the area's best musicians will play Nov. 15 to benefit the area's Toys for Tots and a food pantry in the Midway area.
City, county and Army officials in the area are recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. So be careful and remember only approach homes that have outside lights on.
Last month, when we visited our old home place, I saw a wild persimmon tree growing in the edge of Sally's yard. It was full of persimmons, and some were ripe.
District 5 Commissioner Gary Gilliard recently was the guest speaker to a group of senior citizens in Walthourville to discuss SPLOST. Gilliard was invited by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray. "They asked some interesting questions and kept me on my toes, but I enjoyed my visit with them," Gilliard said.
Join the fun at Club Stewart's Halloween Bash, starting at 9 p.m. Friday. Enjoy DJFreaksho, drink specials and a costume contest. There's a $7 cover charge. Patrons must be 18 or older to enter, and at least 21 to drink.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
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.