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?
Venus, Bessie, Charzetta and Sally Quarterman hold a copy of the Coastal Courier during a May trip to Washington, D.C. Among their stops was the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
It was a sweltering, 100-plus degrees, but that didn't stop people from enjoying the annual Summer Slam Sunday at Salter's Field.
Goldenheirs met June 5 at First Baptist in Hinesville for their monthly meeting.
Maintaining a healthy yard is important to most homeowners. Most people maintain their lawns themselves, and many take pride in how attractive their yards are.
Young women from across the region competed recently in the Miss Independence Day Pageant at Long County High School in Ludowici.
A few weeks ago, I stopped at the Coastal Courier and talked with Pat Watkins. He showed me a book called "Seasons of Liberty" by Gary Smiley and asked if I had read it. I had never even heard of it.
Ecological conservation was the focus of conversation Thursday during the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce luncheon hosted by Keep Liberty Beautiful.
Robert Smith and Jessica Smith Zoucks won Colonial Floral and Gift Gallery's "Dad and Me" look-a-like contest for Father's Day.
Trinity Temple College of Religion in Hinesville recently held a reunion for its alumni.
There is still time to nominate an attractive business for the quarter.
Fort Pulaski National Monument is offering free trading cards. There are 10 cards in the Fort Pulaski collection:
A copy of the Coastal Courier travelled with members of St. James AME Church in Fleming to Orlando.
Guests at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's oyster roast Friday night made their way to Ford Plantation's 1930s oyster house via a sandy path lit by garden torches. Beneath a cold but clear sky, about 150 fundraiser attendees mingled amid live oaks, sampled the fare and awaited the premiere of the society's new documentary, "The Hidden History of Richmond Hill Georgia."
"Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to." That is one of the more famous lines from the 1947 film, "Miracle on 34TH Street."
Four area men are coming together in harmony. A four-part harmony to be exact.
Union soldier re-enactors breached Fort McAllister on Saturday to recreate a Civil War battle that happened 150 years ago when Confederate soldiers occupied the fort. The 1864 overtaking of the fort, four months before the war's end, famously is known for bringing Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's "March to the Sea" to end.
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.
Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.
Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.
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.
Here's the information and links for activities mentioned in this week's spot: