How was your day today? Was it a good day? No? Well, look at it this way: At least a 3,000-pound amphibious monster from a portal beneath the sea didn't attack Coastal Georgia today. That's a positive thing. Monster attacks are at the heart of the new summer sci-fi/action picture, "Pacific Rim." To start the review right, we have to begin with a little vocabulary lesson. In Guillermo Del Toro's epic film, there are two key terms. The first is Kaiju, which is Japanese for monster and describes strange, gigantic creatures not unlike Godzilla that ...
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Parents and teachers who have not completed their back-to-school shopping when Liberty County public schools resume Wednesday, Aug. 7, still can save money on needed supplies and clothing during the 2013 tax-free weekend Friday-Saturday, Aug. 9-10.
With rainy days in abundance this summer, Splash in the Boro is experiencing a significant drop in attendance and, consequently, revenue.
My first paying job was picking pumpkin squash in a farmer's field for 2 1/2 hot summer days. I probably was about 10 years old. Daddy and Papa both had given me various non-paid tasks since I was 4, but I made $1 a day working for this farmer!
GUYTON - The Help Make It OK corn-hole tourney to raise funds for tornado victims in Oklahoma will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Living Faith Church, 3789 Noel C. Conaway Road in Guyton.
June 21 to July 22: You feel quite content enjoying all the comforts of home right now. But the urge to travel grows stronger, and by week's end, you could begin packing your bags.
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel has been adorned with McDonald arches made of balloons in tribute to Gary Dodd, who owned area franchises of the restaurant.
The Project Reach God's Anointed Now Generation hosted its 15th annual Back to School Rally on Saturday at Briar Bay Park in Riceboro.
Volunteers with Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital's Medical and Dental Activity will host a cookout for seniors from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Ludowici's Coastal Manor.
Sara Swida and Kathy Poole of Keep Liberty Beautiful were the special guests at the June Goldenheirs meeting.
In the 1800s, travel was slow and letters were few, but even then the mail went through.
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hinesville, Post 6602 officers take over for another year to support community veterans and their families. The auxiliary meets every first Thursday at 7 p.m. For more information, call President Grace Godfrey at
A Back-to-School Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24 at Club Stewart is your chance to talk to representatives of DoDEA, local public, private and post secondary schools, as well as home schooling.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently launched its "Free Gas for a Year" gas giveaway contest, which will run through July 31.
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.