A couple of weeks ago at Liberty Auction in Pembroke, I found a torn-up, musty, mildewed old ledger with the pages falling out.
About halfway into its fall campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire Liberty office has met 70 percent of its $195,000 goal.
The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation announced this week that Midway Middle School will receive a 2012 first-place award for waste reduction and recycling. Those of us with Keep Liberty Beautiful are thrilled about this recognition for this outstanding school recycling program and the recognition for our community.
Twenty-two seniors from Walthourville and the surrounding area recently toured Gullah Island in Beaufort, S.C.
SAVANNAH - Georgia wildlife officials are saying for the first time that loggerhead sea turtles are recovering along the state's coast after more than 24 years of ups and downs for the threatened species.
The ABC network is on fire this fall. Last week I revealed that I was a fan of the network's military/political thriller "Last Resort," and this week I'll review its simmering drama "Revenge," which is in its second season.
The Liberty Theatre Company is back in action this weekend with a whodunit that lets the audience weigh in on whether it was Professor Plum in the study with a knife or Miss Scarlett in the ballroom with a rope.
STATESBORO - Janisse Ray, environmentalist and New York Times best-selling author, is one of six featured authors at Statesboro: The Write Place writing festival.
'Clue: The Musical' peformance set: The Liberty Theatre Company's production of "Clue: The Musical" will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Dorchester Village Civic Center, 1804 Islands Highway in Midway. Tickets are $10 apiece and are available from the following local businesses: Southeast Auto Service & Repair, 104-B Carter St. in Hinesville; Hinesville Area Arts Council, 102 Commerce St. (exact change only); VIP Office Supply & Furniture, 109 Central Ave. in Hinesville. To purchase tickets online or for more information, go to www.hinesvillearts.com.
The 2012 Fall Wildlife Festival was held Saturday in Long County's Rye Patch Community, bringing together families and artists for a cause.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This is a good time to speak out on a difficult situation. You're known for your honesty, so people will listen and, perhaps, begin to make long-needed changes.
Fresh seafood, cold beverages and good tunes were the business of the day Friday as Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members took a break from the daily grind to kick back and relax at the annual membership-appreciation Lowcountry boil.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society has announced it will be partnering with the Georgia Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration on a study of the Dixie Highway.
Jim and Bonnie Blank and Mary and Willie McCree recently attended a corporate conference at The Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas, and brought along a copy of the Coastal Courier.
Sixteen students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Pathway recently completed CPR and first-aid certification training with firefighter Casey Hale, who helps with the training every semester.
Richmond H. Peacock was born Aug. 24, 1807, in what then was Liberty County but now is Long County. He was the son of Samuel (1777-1839) and Mary Peacock (1786-1869). Samuel was born in South Carolina and was in the War of 1812. They were married in 1802 in Georgia, and both died in Liberty County.
"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.