Saturday is a special day for some very special people - Stewart and Hunter kids.
The Coastal Courier went along with Beate Wickham and Erica Parks, who traveled to Oahu, Hawaii, and visited with 3rd Infantry Division soldier Christie Brandt.
Next weekend, we at Keep Liberty Beautiful will hold our quarterly Recycle It! Fair.
Tuesday marks 11 years since 9/11, and several community organizations will hold observances to ensure that Americans never forget the somber day.
The fourth Saturday in September has been celebrated as National Hunting and Fishing Day since President Richard Nixon signed the first proclamation 40 years ago, according to Wonders of Wildlife website www.nhfday.org.
On Sept. 12, 1837, the justices of the Inferior Court of Liberty County - Enoch Daniel, S. Spencer, E. H. Bacon, William Way and E. Stacy - were ordered to move the records from Riceborough to the courthouse in Hinesville.
Comedian, songwriter and Florida native Jim Stafford started his career in the mid-1970s with a song called "Spiders and Snakes," which listed those critters that many people don't like. Another arachnid surely on the list is the scorpion.
Public art used to be monuments and statues. This form of community expression has evolved to encompass architecture, sidewalk chalk-art festivals, ornate lighting, murals and more.
According to the movie's official website, "Lawless," which opened last weekend, is "the true story of the infamous Bondurant brothers (who were) bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic outlaw tale, inspired by author Matt Bondurant's family in his novel 'The Wettest County in the World,' the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation's most notorious crime wave."
A Georgia Child Identification Program event will run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Hinesville Lodge No. 271 at 933B E.G. Miles Parkway.
Dozens of families made their way Saturday to Fort McAllister State Historic Park to visit with Civil War re-enactors, tour the fort and enjoy various activities during the third annual Labor Day Family Festival.
NEW YORK - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe lost his way kayaking in the waters off New York's Long Island and was picked up by a U.S. Coast Guard boat and ferried to a harbor, officials said Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - Michael Clarke Duncan was one big, irresistible jumble of contradictions.
Visitors meandered around Fort Morris Historic Site overlooking the Medway River in Sunbury on Monday to learn how early U.S. patriots toiled and entertained themselves long before Labor Day was an official federal holiday.
Archery season for deer hunters begins Sept. 8. Before most eager hunters head for the woods, however, they'll need to take a safety class.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.
Operation Rising Star
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.