SAVANNAH - Help is on the way for low-income families in critical situations due to a loss in income or unfortunate economic circumstances.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School's Relay for Life team got an extra boost in the nick of time. On May 7, after realizing her group had fallen just short of its fundraising goal, team coordinator Jung Cannady, a third-grade teacher, sent a Twitter message to celebrity comedian George Lopez.
The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.
The Pembroke Garden Club has been busy lately.
Linda Swain, director of retirement services for Baptist Village Retirement Communities in Waycross, spoke to the Golden Heirs on May 4 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville.
More bricks were laid in place last weekend as several employees from Midway's Target Distribution Center volunteered to work on The Walk: An African-American Tribute at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.
In a military community like Hinesville, the true meaning of Memorial Day appears to be properly acknowledged.
Richmond Hill saluted area fallen soldiers at a ceremony Friday at the veterans memorial in J.F. Gregory Park.
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia recently had their annual end-of-the-year Adult Recognitions Banquet where a Girl Scout leader from the Hinesville area received a prestigious award.
You can help the Wreaths for Warriors Walk campaign by eating at Chili's during its "Give Back Day" on Memorial Day, Monday.
Seeing that this year's Kiss-A-Pig theme was based on a popular series of books, appealing primarily to children, it was fitting that the children representing the HOGwart's School of Glycemic Control ended up in first place. The children raised $75,000 and earned the right to kiss HAMlet the pig at the 2010 'Harry PORKer and the Blood Sugar Prince Battle for Control' campaign gala.
Despite a tumultuous economy, Animal Haven of Hope Society president Jean Ann Lingle said the organization has been able to stay afloat and save more than 150 stray and feral cats from Liberty County Animal Control and area veterinarians.
On Saturday, area residents rode hogs through town. On Tuesday afternoon, two educators took a dip in a mud bath. And it's all in the name of charity.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.
The Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, will host a two-day screening of Robin Williams movies Friday and Saturday.
Fred Mingledorff of Hinesville was among veterans taken on an Honor Flight tour recently in Washington, D.C.
Bend-the-Bar: Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter "Bend-the-Bar" Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Saturday at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.
Five generations in the family of Mary H. Clark of Fleming recently gathered. From left, Clark; great-grandson Robert Sauls, holding great-great-grandson Matty; granddaughter Suzann Sauls; and son Ronnie Clark.
ATLANTA - Once again, over the Labor Day weekend, thousands converged on Atlanta to take part in Dragon Con, the nation's largest multi-genre event.
Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.
"The Identical" is the type of movie that would be great on the Hallmark Channel or even TBN, for that matter. It's a movie that deals with a lot of elements that are both familiar and fundamental to movies of this kind: It features Scripture, Southern nostalgia and, of course, the birth of rock 'n' roll.
Wild hogs are something that I have not had much experience with - but I do not want any more.
DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.
Thursday, Sept. 11, will mark the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania that claimed nearly 3,000 lives.
Six weeks ago, the Courier introduced readers to 2-year-old Brynslet Sellers, whose heart is failing.
The descendants of West and Lillie Miller held a family reunion last weekend in Ludowici.
"The November Man" has Pierce Brosnan returning to his spy-thriller roots, though not exactly with the same kind of charisma he brought to James Bond. Instead, we're treated to a competently made yet cliché-ridden film that, frankly, no one will remember in November.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an art exhibit for the month of September.