The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources.
The tree planted by the Morning Glory Garden Club on Arbor Day last month was in memory of member Faye Chandler.
Donald Peller of Hinesville recently was recognized by the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America for his long and exceptional service to the youth of the council's Liberty District.
The speaker at the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County's 15th annual Scholarship Banquet has emphasized providing educational opportunities to non-traditional and minority students during his career as an educator.
SAVANNAH - Chatham County has received federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Chatham County will receive $165,157 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in this area. The funds will be distributed in 2009 to the qualifying organizations selected by the local board. The United Way of the Coastal Empire serves as the administrator of the local board.
ATLANTA - The stork made a special delivery to an expectant mother from Midway. Destiny Schussler, 25, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Jumbo Bucks and won $25,000.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 15th annual scholarship banquet at 6:15 p.m. March 28, at Club Stewart.
The Liberty County NAACP had a Black History program Feb. 27 at Brewton-Parker College and sponsored an essay contest.
Given its proximity to Fort Stewart and many seaports, Vicki Davis said cultural diversity is one of the strongest building blocks holding Hinesville together.
LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.
SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.
Judge Linnie Darden Jr. recently administered oaths of office to the 2009 Liberty Coun-
When the Top of the Morning Rotary Club of Charlotte, N.C., called on Rotarians in Georgia to help buy a van to transport special needs children to school, area Rotary clubs sprang into action. Richmond Hill Rotary Club President Donna Jones and Hinesville Rotary Club President Gary Dodd threw the support of their organizations behind the project.
New Eagle Scout Chris Bourque of Boy Scout Troop 401 was recognized for his achievements at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor from Lions International President Al Brandel. The letter and Eagle Scout certificate were presented by Jerry Leland, president of the Liberty Coastal Lions Club.
Members of the Hinesville Lion's Club joined the myaor as he signed a proclamation Thursday in honor of White Cane Day. The Lions Club will participate in White Cane Day on Saturday, April 4, at Wal-Mart. They will accept donations to help Georgians in need of vision and hearing care.
Legendary actor and director Robert Redford has a film new to DVD and digital download. Billed as an action-thriller, it's called "The Company You Keep."
The Liberty County community showed its appreciation for the sacrifices made by military members and their families Wednesday through a holiday-meal distribution hosted by Operation Homefront Southeast. Operation Homefront, its corporate sponsors and 100 volunteers provided bags of food to 300 Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield families at Connection Church in Hinesville.
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Cajun, Creole and low-country cooking are similar, I think, because they're culturally linked. I say it's not the common spices or pork seasonings but the diversity that makes these similar cuisines so delicious.
Toys for Tots volunteers prepare to distribute 6,800 toys to local families in need Saturday at the former Jordye Bacon Elementary School in Hinesville. United Way Liberty County office Director Jennifer Darsey, who coordinates the area's TFT campaign, said the community raised $36,000 to help the 1,700 children on the distribution list. Three-hundred children were placed on a waiting list. One-hundred and forty-seven volunteers participated.
Members of the Disabled American Veterans chapter 46 and their families held a brief meeting Monday night at Dorchester Academy before having a Christmas celebration with a small feast.
Wreaths for Warriors Walk President Susan Ammons, center, and co-founder Bruce Muncher present a wreath to Hinesville on Monday. The wreath was for the city's support of the seventh annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart Saturday. Receiving the wreath was Krystal Hart, city public-relations manager.
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: An early impulsive act causes confusion. But all is smoothed over once explanations are made. Expect a friend or family member to ask for your kind and always wise advice.
Operation Homefront Southeast will host its annual holiday meal distribution for the military from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Connection Church, 116 Patriot Trail, in Hinesville.
The Long County Christmas Parade on Saturday in Ludowici attracted 24 entries, ranging from beauty queens showing off their crowns to churches recreating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Former Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver recently was recognized by the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless as its 2013 humanitarian of the year.
The spirit of volunteerism can be infectious.
Keep Liberty Beautiful and the Coastal Courier earned first place awards at Keep Georgia Beautiful's annual banquet and awards ceremony Wednesday at the Emory University Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta.
The holiday lighting that has delighted families visiting Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 continues until Dec. 26. Visitors are invited to drive through, at no charge, from 6-9 nightly.
One-hundred and forty-seven of Santa's helpers wrapped and handed out toys to parents and guardians Saturday during this year's Toys for Tots toy distribution at the former Jordye Bacon Elementary School. The local program serves less-fortunate children in Liberty and Long counties.