The city of Hinesville will be doing its part to make the holiday season special for residents of the state's mental health and retardation hospitals.
The Coastal Courier is sponsoring a children's costume contest to welcome in the fall season.
Lyndol Anderson of Walthourville and Mary-Ann McIntosh of Townsend have been honored as "lifetime Master Gardeners" during the Liberty County Alumni Master Gardener Association meeting.
Recently, Team SCMPD competed against the Southside Fire Department in a hamburger-eating contest at Back Yard Burgers on Ogeechee Road in Savannah.
Along with educating Liberty County women about their hair, some local hairstylists will be working to educate them about their sexual health through a new partnership with the Coastal Area Support Team.
Goldenheirs enjoyed a covered dish lunch at the September meeting.
Paislee Edmondson was crowned the Miss Long County Wildlife Western Wear overall winner Saturday.
Sgt. Kevin Ortiz was honored as Soldier of the Month for September during the Rotary Club meeting Sept. 18.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire announced $202,699 as this year's goal for the fundraising campaign this past week at The Heritage Bank. The annual campaign runs from September to November.
The Gum Branch Fire Department hosted a fish fry and classic car show this past Saturday at the Gum Branch park.
Commodity distributions have been announced for Liberty and Long counties. Forms are required to pick up food.
The quaint brick house at 70 Martin Road in the heart of Midway has been different things over the years. However, since October of 2005 it has been The Midway Gallery.
- Mutch Logan lived in Willie and had a barrel of fish shipped by rail each Saturday and sold them in the community.
Music filled the air at the Goldenheirs' August meeting as the Holiday family presented a concert showcasing a variety of music, including classical.
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.
STATESBORO - Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Hinesville Ford is holding the "Fill up the Fords" fundraiser for Gabriel's House Ranch from 1-3 p.m. Dec. 21 at 305 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
The La Quinta Inn in Hinesville and the Hinesville Rotary Club are hosting their first Gingerbread House Community Showcase and Competition at La Quinta on Oglethorpe Highway. The display is available for viewing and public voting from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Dec. 17. The judging and awards will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Area residents are encouraged to visit and vote for their favorite entries.
It may be getting chilly outside, but I know a film that's completely frozen.