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.
Eclectic work from four artists with local ties will be featured in the Hinesville Area Arts Council's September exhibition, which opens Thursday.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your ideas earn you the respect of your colleagues. But you'll have to present some hard facts and figures if you hope to persuade those who make the big decisions to support you.
Bicyclist Palmer Dasher gave a presentation during the Goldenheirs meeting Aug. 7 at in Hinesville.
The S.T.A.R. program of Hinesville recently was named the company's top program in the nation.
Ludowici class reunion: The Ludowici High School Classes of 1940-55 will have their annual reunions at 3 p.m.
The Community Showcase and Travel Shows will be from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Hunter Club and from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Club Stewart ballroom.
To celebrate National Planting Day in September, Keep Liberty Beautiful will host two native plant giveaways from 9 a.m.-noon (or while supplies last) Friday, Sept. 14, at Farmers Natural Foods and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (or while supplies last) Saturday, Sept. 15, at our quarterly Recycle It! Fair at the Liberty County Health Department. We also will have additional information about native species. Our community partners, Farmers Natural Foods and the Liberty County 4-Hers, are working with us to provide these events to encourage the use of native plants in landscaping in our community.
Eileen Johnson holds up a copy of the Courier during her recent trip to visit the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.
Employees at the Target distribution center in Midway donated $28,749 to the United Way of the Coastal Empire after a series of recent fundraisers that included a golf tournament, an employee auction and a penny war. Cecelia Charter, left, who ran the United Way campaign at the center, and Sarah Hall, Target team leader, hold a giant check representing the donation.
"Georgia's Rolling State Park" follows a 40-mile stretch of railroad track between Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park near Cordele and the tiny community of Archery just west of Plains.
Fans of "Showtime" know that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is my favorite actor. That means it's going to be a pretty good year for me at the movies.
Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host free bike tours Sept. 1 and 8 as part of its new Conservation Cycle program.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.
Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.
The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.
The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.
At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:
More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.
Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.
Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...