Not everyone is able to provide a meal for their family on Thanksgiving or Christmas on their own. Some need the help of others, and Manna House will be there for those less fortunate this holiday season.
Travel with the Courier: Glenn Hussey and Erlene Halstead traveled to some of the New England states, including Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Washington, New Jersey to see the fall leaves. They visited many attractions, including Ben & Jerry's and took along a copy of the Coastal Courier.
Did you ever wonder how strange it must have been for the people coming over to America from the foreign countries to see the animals on our continent for the first time?
I have so much to be thankful for and at this time of the year I am reminded to count my many blessings.
Holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, remind many of us to give thanks for those things in our lives we routinely take for granted.
Daniel Stewart was a brigadier general in the Georgia armed forces, (also known as the militia), who became well known during the American Revolution as well as in the War of 1812. Fort Stewart and Stewart County are named after him.
"These recommendations are included in the "Gardening Guide to the Lower South," published by the Trustees Garden Club of Savannah and available at Twin Oaks Nursery in Midway and Anderson's Feed and Garden Supply in Walthourville:
Grant applications are still being accepted from Liberty, Long and Wayne County for the Grassroots Arts Program through Golden Isles Arts & Humanities Association, the designated re-granting agency for the Georgia Council for the Arts. Deadline for the state funded arts-in communities program is Dec. 7.
Christmas in the Park is planned for 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Bradwell Park and Main Street area between ML King Jr. Drive and Court Street in Hinesville.
LeConte-Woodmanston Botanical Garden hosted a workday Oct. 30. Twenty-five people turned out throughout the day to help, and Matilda Riles from First African Baptist Church and the Dorchester Academy Foundation provided sack lunches for everyone. Georgia Nuggets from Glennville donated mulch for the project. Volunteers were from Richmond Hill Garden Club, Bryan and Liberty County Master Gardeners Association, LeConte-Woodmanston Board members and Bryan and Liberty County extension agents David Moulder and Robert Bell, respectively.
Liberty County employee Annie Torres made a donation for a worthy cause Nov. 6. Torres has been growing her hair out for two years to donate it to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to children under age 18 who suffer long-term hair loss from any type of medical diagnosis and are also financially disadvantaged. Hair that is donated must be at least 10 inches in length. Her ...
Thanksgiving is just over a week away and Manna House wants to make sure people in need will have a Thanksgiving meal.
Vacation time: Ludowici residents Betty Miller and her family were on vacation in September and thought this was a worthwhile photo because it shows all the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will host its its biannual cemetery and historical site tour from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15 to several of the cemeteries on the installation.
Riceboro area residents and officials Saturday started what they hope becomes a tradition in their community.
In the cool of the morning, Henry Relaford leaned forward on an old push-plow. His strong, rugged hands pushed hard against the wooden handles, making the rusty big wheel turn and allowing the razor-sharp blade to cut through the soil.
Some accounting students devote their time to learning how to steal money. And law enforcement officials have to experience tazings and pepper sprays before they can carry those items on their belts - but the way crime procedures are presented on TV is a "bunch of horse hockey."
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
April 20 to May 20: Bravo to the determined bovine. While others might give up, you continue to search for answers. Expect your taurean tenacity to begin paying off by week's end.
The numerous cultures represented in the Hinesville area were celebrated Saturday at the annual Small World Festival at Bryant Commons.
Two Liberty County School System art teachers participated April 27 in the Savannah College of Art and Design Sidewalk Arts Festival, and their creativity was featured on the Huffington Post.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Scores of Keller Williams Realty associates from Hinesville, Richmond Hill and Pooler donated their time and energy Thursday to cleaning up the grounds and facilities at Gabriel's House, a foster-care facility off Highway 84, east of the Highway 196 cut-off.
There were many wealthy plantations in Liberty County in 1860. Rice was the main crop, and the plantations were mainly along the coastal regions. Many plantation owners joined the army for the Civil War, and that left the master's wife in charge of managing the plantations.
The 2013 Miss Ludowici Pageant was held May 4 at Long County High School.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.