The Coastal Courier recently traveled to Las Vegas with Cassandra Paige.
When weather is hot, we can all appreciate water more.
A cotton plantation that was home for one Georgia family for more than 140 years is preserved as an historic site by Georgia State Parks.
ATLANTA - A federal education official plans to participate in a panel discussion at the annual conference of the 100 Black Men of America in Atlanta.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and Col. Kevin Milton, U.S. Army garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, hold a proclamation signed by Thomas.
VIP Office and Furniture Supply recently donated two framed wall posters to St. James Sports Center in Midway. Cathy O'Hagan, VIP's retail operations executive, and Ernie Walthour, director of St. James, show the posters.
Georgia Baptist Children's Homes have changed throughout the years, according to Stephen Bene', a representative of the homes.
Second Lt. Mitch Leachman with the Georgia Army National Guard and 2nd Lt. Justin Leachman with the U.S. Air Force hold a copy of the Courier at Justin Leachman's recent commissioning at the University of Georgia in Athens.
We often take for granted what we depend on for the quality of life that we want to have. Every day, I open the blinds and look at a lovely expanse of marshes. I always expect it to look beautiful and healthy. I take for granted that it will always be able to fulfill its job of acting as a natural filter for our waterways.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Alan Jackson is not one to overshare. An imposing figure, he's tall and reserved with cowboy hat pulled down low over his eyes. Even that moustache is a little bit intimidating.
Area homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless will have an opportunity Saturday to connect with service providers who can help them in their time of need, as well as get information about emergency shelter, employment, health care and veterans services.
As a county extension agent, the questions I get are all over the map. One minute I may be talking about pond management or shrimp-like creatures in a ditch and the next minute providing information on how to solve a particular insect problem or turf disease. I have always enjoyed solving mysteries and puzzles. But every once in a while there are those cases that ends with a head scratch and my favorite quote, "I don't know, but I will find out and get back with you."
Many local businesses work every day to make shopping and business experiences a pleasure by creating and maintaining attractive locations. Join us this month in recognizing some of these attractive local businesses by nominating them for our quarterly Win-dex Awards. Nominations for this quarter's awards are being accepted through June 30. This program is our way of recognizing those attractive businesses in our community.
The Liberty County United Way sponsored another of its periodic food distributions to 527 households in Liberty County on May 22 at the Schumann Center in Hinesville.
School cafeterias at elementary and middle schools in Liberty County will be serving free meals to children through June.
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.
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.