Josiah Ansorena-Smith, a second-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville, recently was cast in the Showime series "Homeland," which is recorded in Charlotte, N.C.
Navy Seaman Monique N. Williams, a 2005 graduate of Long County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
Baconton Missionary Baptist Church will raffle off a classic 1985 Dodge Conversion van for $5 per ticket.
Retired command Sgt. Maj. William H. Acebes was recently honored at Fort Benning as the 2011 enlisted recipient of the Doughboy Award.
SAVANNAH - Visitors to the Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus in October just might see some unusual art on display.
Last Monday morning, I drove to Dennis Durrence's farm this side of Reidsville to pick up three five-gallon buckets of sweet potatoes that just had been plowed up.
Navy Seaman Ashlie L. Ray, daughter of Ruth A. and Randy A. Ray of Hinesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
The annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk Poker Run will be Saturday through Monday. Registration will begin at 9:20 a.m. and the ride begins at 9:50 a.m. at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith Army Education Center outside of Fort Stewart.
New Day Outreach Ministry in Midway commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a special service. Pastor Richard D. Hayes, president of the United Ministerial Alliance, gave a ceremonial speech in conjunction with the event and presented an honorary U.S. flag, which flew on the lawn of the United States Capital in Washington, D.C.
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Harrison Joseph Place, son of Col. and Mrs. Ronald Place of Fort Stewart, completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy.
More than 1,000 Cubs and parents attended the Boy Scouts of America Coastal Empire Council Cub Scouts Heritage Cuboree last weekend in Allenhurst, and event organizers are calling the weekend a success.
Editor's note: This column originally ran in the Sept. 16, 2007, edition of the Courier.
NEW YORK (AP) - R.I.P. to R.E.M.
Film buffs, take notice: There may be more lights, camera and action in Liberty County's future.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Sept. 13 recognized Taylor's Creek Elementary School teachers for creating and leading a girl's running club. The teachers received the School Bell Award by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals.
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.
Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training:
The Fraser Center celebrated the service of employee Mildred Brown on Sept. 15.
The Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant was held Oct. 4 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.
The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.
Richmond Hill High School special-education teacher and wrestling coach Bob Parker said Alexis Mercado easily could be Georgia's governor if he wanted the job.
In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."
RICHMOND HILL - The Richmond Hill Rotary Club and Georgia Game Changers raised over $2,500 on Saturday to help eradicate polio during the Pacing for Polio 5K fundraiser at J.F. Gregory Park.