The annual Long County Relay for Life Friday in Ludowici at Veteran's Stadium raised more than $30,000, according to organizer Brandi Smiley.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club, of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.- Oleander District, set up camellia displays in area banks in March for the public to enjoy. Varieties displayed included Frances Smith, Alba Plena, Rubra, Julio Nuncio, Anita, White Empress, Professor Sargent, Pink Perfection, Lady Clare, variegated and Finlandia.
Hinesville Fire Department representatives talked to Golden Heirs at the April meeting. "Safety in the home" was the topic taught by firefighter Charles Helton and engineer Larry Dasher. Some safety measures given for people to follow are:
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.
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Twins June Bacon Salter and Joye Bacon Blyer will celebrate their 80th birthdays on Friday. They are daughters of the late Jordye Bacon, former superintendent ...
Hinesville American Legion Auxiliary President Anet Owens recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici to present continuous membership certificates to two longtime auxiliary members ...
Melvin M. Mobley Jr. turns 90 Monday and part of the celebration will be a gathering of his large family.
The second annual Women Rock! Savannah Conference honored 15 military women from Fort Stewart with You Rock Awards.
The second annual Women Rock! Savannah Conference honored 15 military women from Fort Stewart with You Rock Awards Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Coastal Georgia ...
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Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority in conjunction with Webster University's Fort Stewart campus, as part of Webster University's national and ...
In trying to be more vigilant of what I eat, I've started to read ingredient labels. Nobody told me you would need a degree ...
"Sully" marks the first collaboration between Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood and I certainly hope it will not be the last.
SAVANNAH - "Unity in the Community" collaborated with the "Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition" in order to host "Gullah/Geechee Unity in the Community" on Saturday ...
SAVANNAH - The second annual Women Rock! Savannah Conference is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Coastal Georgia Center.
Area residents are invited to join Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield in observing National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, to help clean some of the Pleasant ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening, 10-year anniversary and ribbon cutting on Wednesday for Diversity Health Center at their new medical ...
This week on "Justin Hall At The Movies," I'll be reviewing President Obama's first date with Michelle in "Southside With You."