Up until just a few months ago, Donald Lovette, like many other Liberty County residents, was missing large chunks of information about his family history. Since he's passionate about history, especially Liberty County history, it bothered him that he didn't know anything about his relatives who preceded his grandfather.
After six years as president for the local Association of the United States Army, Luis Carreras handed the reins to Chess Merritt during a ceremony Wednesday that also celebrated the chapter's 50th anniversary.
The Long County Board of Education and Commission are participating in a summer meals program that provides free breakfasts and lunches for children younger than 18.
As the sun set on Fort Stewart's 4th of July celebration, providing relief from the heat, soldiers and their families flocked to the stage on Donovan Field where two national music acts rocked the crowd well into the evening.
The descendants of the late John and Carlene Cummings traveled to the mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on May 21 and they took the Coastal Courier. Family members from Hinesville, Savannah, Atlanta, Virginia and New Jersey made the trip.
Alissa Aguirre, 5, stood patiently in line as Anna-mime the Clown twisted and turned balloons into her favorite animal.
Fifteen students and scientists from New York spent June in the sweltering Georgia outback with one purpose: To dig. And dig. And dig.
Long County recently commemorated the nation's birthday with the 2009 Miss Independence Day Pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.
Thomas Nathaniel Terry was born to Theresa and Michal Terry at 3:18 p.m. on May 30. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Thomas weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches.
The second annual "Larger Than Life" pageant was held May 23 at Long County High School. The contestants were presented to a panel of judges who scored them on appearance, poise and confidence.
Capitol Records recording artist the Dukes of Da'Ville recently surprised and delighted children at the St. James summer camp when they dropped in for an unexpected visit.
Despite a two-hour weather delay, Colt Ford put on a great show June 18 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch in Long County for the fans who braved the rain.
On June 6, the LeConte-Woodmanston Rice Plantation's Super Saturday event featured Steve Hein, who lectured about the magnificient raptors of Georgia Southern University. Audience members were able to see the birds of prey up close and Marie Goodrich even got a picture taken with Freedom the bald eagle.
The former Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway recently got a new tin roof and interior upgrades - the first steps in a restoration planned for the structure, which is now the Dorchester Civic Center.
Steven Laboy sat next to his wife Sarah with one leg folded under the other on a double-stuffed couch at the Ronald McDonald house in Savannah on Friday night.
The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival returns to J.F. Gregory Park for its 15th year from Oct. 18-20 with headlining bands Drivin' and Cryin' and Collective Soul.
The Liberty/Long Retired Educators held their first meeting of the year Sept. 9.
The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest will be Saturday at Club Stewart, despite the government shutdown.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
The shutdown isn't going to stop the fun. The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest, featuring food, music and fun for everyone, is still going to be outside Club Stewart on Saturday.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The Courier has been spotlighting the dedicated individuals and groups who were recently recognized for their service to others at this year's United Way Volunteers of the Year awards ceremony on Sept. 26.
Many veterans continue their military service by serving their fellow veterans and their community through their membership in veterans' organizations like the Veterans of Foreign Wars, said Stephen Wheeler, commander of VFW Post 6602.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Skidaway Marine Science Day 2013 will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the campus of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.
Walter Helmick, commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46, received a standing ovation when he was named United Way veteran volunteer of the year last week. He rolled onto the stage in a motorized wheelchair and graciously accepted the award.
Today, I'm proud to introduce the thriller "Prisoners," now in theaters. The film asks: How far would you go to protect your family?
The United Way of Liberty County, in partnership with America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, provided more than 16,000 pounds of groceries to 400 households Thursday during a mass mobile food drop. The United Way holds several food drops each year. This week's food drop was held at Dorchester Academy in Midway.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
When my wife and I were preparing for our first child, we attended a bunch of classes about birthing. They told us our daughter wouldn't develop a sense of taste for the first year or longer.