The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size. In January 2003, conductor and composer Ronald G. Calhoun was approached by local musicians who wanted an outlet for singers in the area. Calhoun founded the choir, volunteering his time and frequently traveling lengthy distances to lead and direct rehearsals. The group's first performance, "100 Voices for Easter Concert," was staged in Hinesville in April 2003. Since then, the Mass Choir ...
There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 16th annual scholarship banquet at Saturday, March 13, at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart. There will be a reception from 6:15-6:45 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. Savannah Mayor Dr. Otis S. Johnson is this year's speaker. Tickets are $35 each and are available by calling Dr. Robert Simmons at 368-3333, Robert Blue at 368-7675 or any of the Eleven Black Men directors. ...
What seemed like a dreary and cold Saturday for most Hinesville residents wasn't for several area motorcycle clubs and the American Red Cross.
Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services is offering after-school transportation to students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Snelson Golden Middle School who are currently enrolled in CYSS programs.
The Liberty County Schools Division for Exceptional Learning will have a free parenting workshop from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St., Hinesville.
Diamond Elementary School students learned Friday that every penny has precious value when many pennies for a good cause are added together.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club, helped OMI workers plant daffodils Jan. 20 as part of a state beautification project. The plants were placed around the Blue Star Highway marker at Main Street Park. Club president Judy Shippey said there are more beautification projects coming up, including a tree planting ceremony Feb. 19. The Morning Glory Garden Club is a member of the State Garden Clubs of Georgia.
New Day Outreach Ministry donated $150 and eight boxes of food to the Manna House in Hinesville on Thursday. The church asked members to collect food items to help replenish Manna House's supplies, which dwindled during the rough holiday season. Many people contributed.
Bill Austin and Deborah Robinson's devotion to preserving one of Liberty County's most historic sites has been recognized by the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. Austin and Robinson were named the 2010 volunteers of the year for their work with Dorchester Academy in Midway.
Some enterprising Liberty High School students whipped together a quick campaign for Haiti relief that netted more than $5,000 last month. The students presented the funds to local Red Cross representatives on Monday at the high school. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Courier.
LILBURN - If Georgia's groundhog can be believed, the chilly winter is about to give way to an early spring. Gen. Beauregard Lee gave his annual Groundhog Day prognostication Tuesday morning from his home at the Yellow River Game Ranch. The prediction was delayed when Gen. Lee got away from his handlers and hid, then climbed a fence behind his mock-mansion home.
The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual holiday pageant on Dec.12, at Midway Middle School. The theme for the pageant was "Diamonds in the Stars."
Boys Scouts from all over the area came together last weekend in Long County, to commemorate the 30th annual Father/Son Freeze-Out campout.
"Our mission is to serve Christ in crisis and we will do that by taking care of the most precious thing that God gives to a family and that is their children," Bob Sprinkle said at the January meeting of Goldenheirs.
The United Way of Liberty County recently named the Red Club youth organization of the year and Guardians in Action the civic organization of the year.
Air Force Airman Daryl B. Jones graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
History came to life for Hinesville Rotarians during a luncheon and meeting last week at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.
These pilots fly with their feet planted firmly on the ground, and they're inviting the community free of charge to see how they do it during the Veterans and Angels Fly-in on Oct. 18-20 at the old airfield off Airport Road.
Round three of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
The United Way of Liberty County held its 2013 fundraising campaign kick-off party and Volunteer of the Year awards ceremony Thursday evening at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. The Volunteer of the Year awards, co-sponsored by the Coastal Courier and the United Way, recognized charitable efforts made by groups and individuals in seven categories.
Midway native Mark McCullough intends to keep a TV show he's developed based on his late father's remarkable life free of "ridiculous stereotypes."
The fall TV season finally is upon us. While we say good-bye to shows like "Dexter" and "Breaking Bad," we get to say hello to new programs like "Sleepy Hollow," Fox's new supernatural drama.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Dr. Francis Robert Goulding was born in 1810 near the old Midway Church in Liberty County. He graduated from Franklin College (University of Georgia) and then from the Theological Seminary in South Carolina in 1833. He married a lady from Savannah and they had six children. She died in 1853, and he married Matilda Rees from Darien in 1855. They had twin girls in 1858.
The first annual Ludowici/Long County Day of Prayer was celebrated Saturday at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The session began at 7 p.m. with around 100 people in attendance.
Bradwell Institute class of 1973 will have its reunion during homecoming weekend, Oct. 4-6 in Hinesville.
Local barbecue pit masters assembled for battle Saturday in downtown Hinesville at the 10th annual Blues & BBQ. When the smoke cleared - literally - LawDawg BBQ from Brunswick took home top prize for best barbecue chicken, best barbecue ribs and best barbecue pulled pork.
Jams, jellies and fruit preserves always have been an essential part of what I considered dessert - a cathead biscuit smothered with butter and homemade jam, jelly or preserves.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: A colleague could make a request that might place you in an awkward position with co-workers. Best advice: Share your concerns with an associate you can trust.