With the sweltering, record breaking temperature, people are doing everything they can to beat the heat and stay cool.
WASHINGTON - Americans are living longer than ever, but not as long as people in 41 other countries.
Amber Brooke Holland of Liberty County was named the 68th annual Little Miss Georgia Forestry earlier this summer in Tifton.
Tim Rutherford, vice president of Senior Citizens, Inc., spoke to the Rotary Club on Tuesday. The organization's mission is to assist with independent living for seniors, as well as promoting the well being of the elderly. The company recently opened the Ruth Byck Adult Day Care Center in Hinesville at the Victory Assembly of God Church. Rutherford also oversees the "Meals on Wheels" program in Savannah that makes lunch deliveries to seniors in Liberty County.
Through September, Hinesville's code enforcement office will be "collecting cars" for the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia.
In the winter of 1974, history was being made in the west end of Liberty County.
Live Oak Public Libraries programs at the Liberty and Midway-Riceboro branches for August are as follows:
Sitting at a table one afternoon with Tommy and Delores Vann, proprietors of Ida Mae and Joe's Restaurant in Midway, they were asked, "What is your specialty or what have you been known for?"
Hinesville Wal-Mart Store Manager Wally Davison and store associates recently showed their support for the community by issuing checks totaling $10,150 to various charities and organizations during the past five months through their community grants programs.
After a brief rain Friday evening the first Liberty Fest kicked off in downtown Hinesville and the crowd came out to taste food samples from eateries around Hinesville and Liberty County.
The Long County 4-H Club received $6,238 June 8 to help combat drug abuse.
James May, a U.S. Army soldier who will deploy soon, and his girlfriend of four years, Kristina Rooks, became engaged July 10. May, however, made his intentions public by meeting his future fiancee in the lobby of The Heritage Bank in Hinesville. Rooks was surprised as May presented the ring. Their son, Zachary, carried the ring box.
Long County Relay for Life organizers hosted their wrap-up party recently concluding the 2007 fundraiser.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will soon begin accepting applications for the 2007 Legend's Community Program Grants.
Emmett Xavier Moeller was born at 9:28 a.m. July 10 to Anna Moeller of Wyanet, Illinois, and Walter Moeller VI of Douglasville, Georgia.
Veralyn Clover Magallanes Flores was born at 10:37 a.m. July 9 to Lilia Magallanes Flores and Eric Magallanes Reyna of Lafayette, Indiana. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Veralyn weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
Six months ago, Brynslet Sellers was like other 2-year-olds, ready to play with her siblings or dress up in princess dresses and tiaras. In February, however, she was diagnosed with heart failure.
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.
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.