Mike Hodges, director of Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency, recently spoke to the Liberty Coastal Lions Club on the upcoming hurricane season. He emphasized preparation in advance.
It has been 65 years, and Willmon "Bill" Frasier and Hattie Hendry Frasier of Gumbranch are still enjoying each other.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 Long County Relay for Life kicked off Feb. 5 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
Parents struggling to care for a sick or injured child have plenty to worry about without the added stress of having to secure accomodations and plan meals.
The Goldenheirs met Jan. 7 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville for a covered dish lunch and program to start the new year.
Joe and Gracie Scott and Annie and Percy Price traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.
Victoria Ten Broeck, community manager of the American Cancer Society, recently presented signs to local educators acknowledging local schools' work for cancer awareness. Principals from participating schools received the signs acknowledging contributions to the 2008 Relay for Life campaign. The 2009 Relay for Life will be May 8-9.
A dash of color fills the grey interior of the historic Liberty Jail and Museum. An eclectic mix of old and new forms an attractive palette for art aficionados. The visual chemistry currently on display was created by Christina Mansfield and her first exhibit is now open to the public.
LUDOWICI -- Long County will kick off its 2009 Relay for Life event Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
It pays to make good grades in school. One of the rewards of being a good student is having the opportunity of a lifetime.
Ambassador Andrew Young didn't hold back Wednesday as he addressed soldiers on Fort Stewart.
Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel was nearly full Wednesday as soldiers and dignitaries gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy and to hear one of his closest friends, former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young.
United Way of the Coastal Empire announced that, for the first time, the organization has received a four-star rating by Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charitable organizations.
The 17th annual Friends of Jack Kingston Barbecue on Saturday drew more than a thousand people, according to Tim Works, owner of the Club House in Rye Patch.
The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual Holiday Pageant on Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. Luckey Maria Verna Jean Merritt was crowned "Miss Hi-Fidelity" and "Miss Pink Rose." TyshaJuana L. Stevens was first runner-up, and Jaquita A. West was second runner-up and also "Miss Congeniality." Other contestants were Lexington Louvett Collins and Miss Neosha D. Capers.
Volunteers and rescue dogs had bittersweet partings Saturday when 50 pilots flew nearly 300 four-legged passengers out of MidCoast Regional Airport. It was the largest animal-rescue operation in Liberty County, according to organizers.
Probate Judge Nancy Aspinwall was the guest speaker for the September Goldenheirs meeting.
When we first moved to Liberty County in 1971, we met the owners of Fussell and Sons Furniture Company, an old business in Hinesville. We became very well-acquainted with Mr. and Mrs. Fussell and their son, Kenny.
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?