Long County High School graduating classes of 1974, 1975 and 1976 are planning a joint class reunion for July 31. Committee members from each class are gathering contact information. If you are a member of one of these classes and would like to attend the reunion, call Donna Long Dixon at 408-9490 or one of the following committee members. Attendees will need to submit current contact information.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The National League of Junior Cotillions, a program of etiquette, character education and social dance training for middle and junior high school students, has announced plans to establish its national program in Liberty County.
Former "Survivor" cast member Lea "Sarge" Masters visited Smiley Elementary School last week to promote reading and share stories about his adventure on the hit television series.
The Temple of Praise, city of Hinesville and the Liberty County area raised more than $9,000 to assist with the rebuilding of three churches, an orphanage and a school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, through the "Remembering Haiti" program on Feb. 28.
Ethical wills were the subject discussed in a seminar by Vicki Ford Manibusan, a certified financial planner with Capstone Financial Partners of Savannah, for the Goldenheirs' February meeting.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will have its March meeting at 7 p.m. March 3, at the Midway Police Department. Commander Dennis Fitzgerald said all post members and their families are invited to a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. The post will supply plates, utensils and drinks.
As part of the National Garden Club's "Plant it Pink" project, the Morning Glory Garden Club has launched a local effort to promote awareness and fight breast cancer.
The Red Hat Liberty Bells, a local chapter of the Red Hat Society, recently installed its 2010 court.
Sporting a wizard's robe, long white hair, a flowing beard and plastic snout, Liberty County Hospital Authority Chairman Jon Long expressed his desire Thursday to kiss a pig. Long is this year's Team Liberty candidate for the American Diabetes
The Charity flea market and jail event to benefit the Kirk Healing Center is set for tomorrow after paperwork issues forced delays several weeks ago.
The second annual Redneck Polar Bear Plunge to benefit animal rescue will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, behind the Hinesville VFW on Highway 196. Proceeds go to a new animal rescue organization each year, selected by event sponsor Sparky's Family Style Entertainment.
The still beauty of coastal Georgia's live oak trees was captured in a photographic competition Friday at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.
As part of the National Education Association's effort to build a nation of readers with its signature program, "Read Across America," elementary schools on Fort Stewart, in Long County and in Richmond Hill will participate March 1-8 in Read Across America.
The original "Transformers" from 2007 was a pleasant surprise that was loud and preposterous, but extremely entertaining.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will hold the second annual Veterans Salute Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
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HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.
"It was the middle of April in 1954, and Myles and I were coming from Tampa, Fla., to Gum Branch to meet his parents and family," Myles Groover's wife, Carlyne Groover, recalled. "We had been married just two weeks.
A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.
Q: Is it true that characters from the hit Disney film "Frozen" are coming to "Once Upon a Time"? Judging by the tease from this season's finale, I'd say yes. - Steff S. in Florida
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 21.
A new local and regional calendar is available on coastalcourier.com that allows visitors to find a variety of entertainment and events not only in Hinesville, but also Savannah and as far away as Macon and Hilton Head.
Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.
Fourteen Bryan and Liberty County women walked the halls of the Dorchester Village Civic Center dressed in white, each with a pink corsage, as they were dubbed Top Ladies of Distinction on Saturday.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 installed new officers Saturday afternoon in a ceremony at the Midway Police Department. The American Legion Department of Georgia Junior Vice Commander George Walker swore in the new leaders.
From now until September, the community can view artwork by several Bradwell Institute students at the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum that focuses on an important event in African-American history.