SAVANNAH - Twenty local women - philanthropists and community leaders - recently formed the United Way's Women's Legacy Council. The members share a common mission: to make a difference in the lives of women and children in the Coastal Empire through philanthropy and service.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 miss Ludowici was crowned recently during a pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.
The Liberty County Commission is participating in the summer food program to provide meals to children.
Among the numerous and voluminous historic documents in her file cabinets, Mary Beth Evans has an 1860 Census showing that there were approximately three times as many slaves, 6,000, as others living in Liberty County right before the Civil War.
Hundreds of people turned out for the annual celebration of Liberty County diversity Saturday. The Small World Festival, sponsored by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart's MWR, was around the courthouse square and featured food and entertainment provided by many of the ethnic groups that make up our population.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia plans to help members who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Any member who becomes involuntarily unemployed will be eligible to continue membership for up to three months or until becoming employed again at no charge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Armed Services YMCA, the a nonprofit organization supporting the families of junior enlisted military personnel, Wednesday recognized the Liberty County YMCA for its work to support military families. The Liberty Y won a Community YMCA Award, a part of the Raytheon Program Achievement Awards, at a luncheon on Capitol Hill.
The Liberty County Relay for Life ended Saturday, but a recent visitor walks on in the name of cancer research.
"Meaty" Magaly Estrella and "Double Dog" Derek O'Leary drove the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as it stopped by the Hinesville Wal-Mart as part of its tour of Georgia.
Like many Relay for Life volunteers, Liberty County's co-chairwoman Sharon Dunham has a personal reason for getting involved in the campaign to raise money for cancer research.
Long County had its annual Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society last Friday at Veteran's Field in Ludowici.
There is a unique historical restoration project going on in the Medway River near the Isle of Wight, but Liberty Countians - though welcome - are unlikely to visit the attraction.
HAZLEHURST - Don Dasher of Ludowici is the grand prize winner of the 2009 Peaches to the Beaches "Shop Til' You Drop" contest.
Members of St. John's Parish Daughters of the American Colonists gathered at the old historic Midway Cemetery on April 25 for a service commemorating Confederate Memorial Day. Cecil Stafford, a selectman with the Midway Society, addressed the crowd and shared information about John Lambert, who is buried in the historic cemetery.
Tuesday, Katherine Doster, support service specialist with the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, informed Rotarians through an interpreter about current issues, projects and concerns for surrounding area residents who are hearing-impaired or deaf.
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.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: Watch that you don't take on more than you can handle when offering to help someone with a personal problem. There might be hidden factors you weren't told about.
The 19th annual CoastFest will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Regional Headquarters in Brunswick.
The United Way of Liberty County recently named the Red Club youth organization of the year and Guardians in Action the civic organization of the year.
Air Force Airman Daryl B. Jones graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
History came to life for Hinesville Rotarians during a luncheon and meeting last week at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.
These pilots fly with their feet planted firmly on the ground, and they're inviting the community free of charge to see how they do it during the Veterans and Angels Fly-in on Oct. 18-20 at the old airfield off Airport Road.
Round three of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
The United Way of Liberty County held its 2013 fundraising campaign kick-off party and Volunteer of the Year awards ceremony Thursday evening at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. The Volunteer of the Year awards, co-sponsored by the Coastal Courier and the United Way, recognized charitable efforts made by groups and individuals in seven categories.