The Small World Festival committee is accepting vendor applications and cultural entertainment proposals for the April 28 event in Hinesville.
The Mills House has been moved successfully to Long County, but the process of saving the historic home was not without trials for new owners, Pastor Tim and Cathy Parrish of Trinity Baptist Church.
Despite efforts to tame it and drain it, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge remains wild and beautiful.
Richard Russell Groover grew up in Gum Branch and spent much time with his grandparents, Redding and Mary Groover.
She sees the intricate details many people overlook.
Margaret G. Martin, who was born Jan. 5, 1919, recently celebrated her 93rd birthday with family with a meal at Captain Joe's Seafood in Midway.
Area Gold Star Wives of all eras will have the opportunity to meet and socialize for the first time in the area Friday when ladies - and gentlemen - will gather at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan R. Graves, son of Lori J. Graves of Allenhurst and Terrence R. Graves of Lakewood, Wash., participated in a recent community service project at the House of Family children's shelter in Cambodia.
Mikia Frazier was a double winner at the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club's holiday pageant Dec. 10 at Midway Middle School.
Local author and historian Buddy Sullivan kicked off the Richmond Hill Historical Society's 2012 lecture series Thursday evening at the Richmond Hill Museum with a talk on "Spanish Settlements in Coastal Georgia from 1526 to 1742."
Liberty Life magazine again has joined forces with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce to find and feature the area's "Top 10 under 40."
American Legion Post 164 and the Ladies' Auxiliary recently hosted active-duty military families at their Christmas party in Pembroke. The post meets at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, and all military veterans are welcome to attend.
Editor's note: Cecil Nobles, who served as Long County Sheriff since 1969, died Monday morning. This tribute was published in Sunday's Courier:
In December, Ludowici Prince Hall Masonic Family delivered more than 100 gifts for children in foster care in Liberty and Long counties to the agency office in Hinesville. The delivery included dolls, trucks, jump ropes, games and other new toys to help make the day brighter for girls and boys living in foster care in the area.
A local civic organization has completed about 10 percent of a daunting mission: turning shoes into water.
"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.
Operation Rising Star
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.