The 2010 Long County Relay for Life starts tonight at 5 on Veterans Field near Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici.
City officials plan to beautify Hinesville by commissioning street art for the Memorial Drive roundabout. Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas said Savannah College of Art and Design students will create designs for a sculpture or memorial art piece that characterizes and celebrates Hinesville. For more on this story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
A crowd of Army spouses, children and dogs, most clad in bright yellow T-shirts, gathered under gray, drizzly skies Saturday for the Yellow Ribbon Walk on Fort Stewart. The walk marked the halfway point for the 3rd Infantry Divisions Run/Walk To and From Iraq/Afghanistan, an exercise and morale boosting initiative begun in January.
Preschoolers eagerly waited for a turn to sit in the driver's seat during Wheels Day Friday on Fort Stewart. Military children from the installation's Child Development Centers were given a tour of numerous emergency and service vehicles, including a Hinesville police car, an Army humvee, a Forestry Division front-end loader and a Fort Stewart Fire Department ladder truck.
The Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will hold its second annual Mother's Day Luncheon at noon Thursday, May 6, at the Chatham Club in the Desoto Hilton Hotel. The theme is "Every Child Deserves a Good Mother." The cost is $50 per person and proceeds benefit CASA. Checks can be mailed to Savannah CASA, 428 Bull St., suite 205, Savannah, GA 31401. Donations are tax deductible.
The Coastal Courier is having a "Cutest Kids" contest. To enter, upload your child's photo at www.coastalcourier.com/cutestkids
Recently, the 2010 Miss Tri-County Pageant was held at Long County High School. The pageant drew poised young women from around the area, and the event was organized by Debbi Gaitten.
Relay For Life of North Bryan is gearing up for its nightlong fundraising event set for Friday, while Relay For Life of Richmond Hill is celebrating the success of its event last weekend.
Thursday's Earth Day celebration at the former Brewton-Parker campus is focused on helping children learn how to protect the environment, but the lessons are simple and can be applied by every member of the community, said organizer Sara Swida.
Project Reach GANG celebrated the release of the group's first CD, a collection of live and recorded gospel songs, with a full house on April 10 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Riceboro. Many of the songs were written by members of the community choir. Lavonia LeCounte, the group's coordinator, said the songs are now being played on radio station WGML 990 AM and the CDs are available for purchase at the TOP Christian Bookstore.
ATLANTA - In 2009, the Georgia foster care system served 16,300 abused and neglected children.
Midway Mayor Clemontine Washington announced at this week's council meeting that there will be a city cleanup Saturday.
Dorchester Academy, one of the first schools for African-Americans in Georgia and a National Historic Landmark, announced that it received a $5,000 gift from ...
It was a chilly day in March 1969, and I was hanging clothes to dry.
Geechee Kunda is hosting its 11th annual Sugarcane Harvest and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Heritage Bank employees recently brightened prospects for residents at Coastal Manor Long-Term Care Facility to have a joyous Christmas.
Mariyah Carter, a fourth-grader at Taylors Creek Elementary, saved the life of Ryan Lippy, a fellow student, while eating lunch in the school's lunchroom ...
N'Kiya Freeman, an honor -roll student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, will compete in the National American Miss Pageant in California over Thanksgiving week.
"Love the Coopers" is a new Christmas comedy, and this film is a landmark for me.
Hospice Savannah will hold its 24th annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.
The ninth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony will be at noon Dec. 12 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
A national charity hopes to expand into the Hinesville for the holidays.
Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman will host a members-only Holiday Bash on Dec. 7 to thank members for their support during his first ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Georgia Theatre Company recently announced the results of its 12th annual Cinema for a Cause on Sept. 13 at 24 movie theaters ...
The "Web of Life" mixed media exhibit opened Tuesday in the Hinesville Area Art Council gallery, and a community reception was held Thursday evening.
The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire had its inaugural Red, White and Blue Barbecue in Ellis Square last month and raised more than ...
Hundreds of churchgoers and well-wishers enjoyed a Sunday meeting and dinner on the grounds at Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church on Oglethorpe Highway in ...