"It's a mighty good day," the Rev. Bobby Hall said Jan. 1 as he spoke to those who had gathered for an Emancipation Proclamation observance at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici.
One of the oldest traditions in the history of Liberty County is the annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance Day celebration program on New Year's Day.
Who says senior citizens don't know how to party?
The Hi-Fidelity Club recently announced winners of its 2007 Pink Rose Pageant.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation will offer volunteer training from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Coastal Bank Operations Building at 605 Highway 80 W, Pooler.
Manna House will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Christmas Eve, to give away emergency Christmas baskets for those less fortunate.
Santa brought his workshop to the Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA recently to the delight and joy of the children and parents who stopped by for a visit.
Twas' the week before Christmas and all through St. James, the children all gathered to get their presents and games.
Fort Stewart and the Liberty County commissioners have announced holiday closing schedules starting Dec. 24.
For the past seven years, Nancy and Lee Siperly having been decorating their home on Rye Patch Road and showcasing the Christmas spirit.
Boy Scout Troop Pack 566 collected non-perishable items for Manna House.
'Tis the season to be jolly and to show a lot of love by giving – by bringing joy to someone else. Not everyone, however, has a desire to show love and kindness during this special season.
December is the busiest time of year for mailing and the U.S. Postal Service is helping to make holiday shipping a little bit easier.
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.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
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.
SAVANNAH - The Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization that provides a "home away from home" for families who have critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Savannah-area hospitals, recently announced that four new members were elected to its board of directors.