By Edith Anderson Special to the Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) "They kept talking and talking and talking. They would not shut up," J.R. Haralson said. The prolific, young writer said the characters in her book would not stop talking to her. "Once I completed the book, then they stopped," she said. An up-and-coming author, Haralson, has nearly completed her third book. "I did not publish my first book, "Time Will Tell," because of low esteem. ...
Residents of Colonels Island and their invited guests celebrated St. Patrick's Day Saturday with a parade, food, drink and fellowship. Here are pictures from the festivities.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Liberty County plans to honor cancer survivors by dedicating the first lap of this year's relay to them.
Last year marked the 19th year for Hinesville being a tree city. "In Hinesville, we have proved that trees and cities can co-exist, and especially in the recent past our city has built a strong relationship between nature and development," area Georgia Forestry Commission Ranger Jeff Stone said at a recent city council meeting while presenting the honor. Most cities in the state are not recognized as tree cities so this is a distinguishable honor, ...
The Hinesville Lions Club will have its White Cane Day Saturday, April 7, soliciting donations at Wal-Mart and Kroger.
United Way of the Coastal Empire will host its annual meeting and awards luncheon at 12 p.m., March 28, at Armstrong Center at Armstrong Atlantic State University, 13040 Abercorn Street, Savannah.
Leslie "Nicki" Sackrison will be on hand to discuss and sign her book, "Awesome Women - Some Famous, Others Infamous and Those Who Were Lost in History," at the Liberty County Historical Society meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the social hall of the Hinesville Presbyterian Church.
At Tuesday's weekly Hinesville Rotary Club meeting, St. Phillip's Episcopal Church pastor and HRC secretary Will Carter explained the 2-1-1 call system, a service extended to Liberty County in December through the United Way of the Coastal Empire. Part of the national 2-1-1 call system, the service links residents to a directory of information about organizations in the county that provide assistance for families and individuals during times of need and includes information for those ...
Katherine Blair of Liberty County traveled with the Coastal Courier and visited Tonawanda, N.Y., and then went to the Niagara Falls. To get your picture in the Courier, just have a picture made holding a copy of the paper while you are traveling and then get us the photo.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has announced the induction of 18 new sorority members into the local Hinesville chapter. Women of various professions recently received the honored status of becoming an "Alpha Kappa Alpha Woman." Nu Rho Omega chapter has served the local community for more than 25 years and continues to do so. New members are LaShawn Bacon, Teresa Bacon, Tomeka Barron, Claudia Bryant, Denise Burghoy, Stephanie Carter, ...
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, has announced that the dealership is hosting the Cub Scout's Pinewood Derby Coastal Empire Council Championship from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the dealership on Highway 84 East in Flemington.
In conjunction with the annual Great American Cleanup, the Keep Liberty County Beautiful initiative has once again organized a volunteer program featuring a multi-faceted beautification effort that is taking place this weekend and continues through May 31.
Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Daylight Savings Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday.
The 15th annual Kiss-a-Pig Contest pits a Hinesville business leader against Savannah school superintendent.
The Liberty and Long County Forestry Pageant were held on Feb. 24 at Brewton-Parker College's Liberty campus.
Reading diaries written by people in Liberty County during the awful Civil War makes me thankful for the times we have now.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
Local leaders offered their thoughts on the passing of human-rights activist Nelson Mandela and the legacy of forgiveness and tolerance he left the world. Mandela was South Africa's first black president and was elected in his country's first democratic election April 27, 1994. He served one term, from 1994-1999.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Red, white and blue were the predominant colors for Friday night's 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade in Hinesville, with event participants enthusiastically welcoming the troops home for the holidays and honoring their service. The parade was hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee on Wednesday discussed last month's inaugural Veterans Salute and how to draw a larger crowd to next year's event.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
The girl on fire is back.
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn ...
The battle to avoid an onslaught of calories was lost Wednesday night when sweet-toothed residents indulged in tasty and creative desserts at the biannual Cupcake War for the Arts. The event was hosted by the Hinesville Area Arts Council at the National Guard Armory on Highway 84.
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Wild Night on Ossabaw will be Dec. 31-Jan. 1 on Ossabaw Island.
If you're looking for an injection of holiday spirit this weekend, you don't have far to go as both Pembroke and Richmond Hill kick off the Christmas holiday this weekend.