Once on a working plantation, Olin Fraser's white house on Court Street was built in 1839, used to sit on the same property as Bradwell Institute and is recorded on the national registry for its historic significance.
A free lunchtime concert in the park Friday featured Carlos Bertonatti, who recently signed with Epic Records.
Once called "the apostle to the blacks," the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones has returned in spirit to his beloved Liberty County, a place where his former plantations, Maybanks, Montevideo and Arcadia, once stood and where he spent 17 years evangelizing to slaves, who his family called friends.
The staff at the Liberty County Tax Commissioner's office wanted to take a vacation to Hawaii, but couldn't. So they had a recent theme party in the office. And they brought a copy of the Courier along for Travel with the Courier. If you want to get a picture of your travels published in the paper, just snap a shot of someone holding a copy of the paper during your trip and get the photo ...
The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club recently installed new officers for the fiscal year 2009-10. Frankie Andrews emceed the candlelit ceremony, during which the new board was installed.
A yellow "Dead End" sign provides one of the few vibrant colors along the frayed edges of Rebecca Street.
Homeless coalition moves forward, becomes state recognized corporation Agencies that currently assist Liberty County's homeless population now have a formal place to share and gather information. On Monday, Secretary of State Karen Handel signed an article of incorporation, recognizing The Liberty County Homeless Coalition, as a certified Georgia non-profit organization. And on Tuesday, the coalition held its first official incorporated meeting, where members discussed the group's bylaws, nominated board members and purpose. "This will ...
Liberty County Extension Agent Robert Bell spoke at the May 5 meeting of the Goldenheirs Club. He presented tips on planting and the care of grasses and other plants in this area. He said proper maintenance is essential to having a beautiful lawn and yard. Goldenheirs are reminded that the June meeting will be Monday and Sara Ann Swida with Keep Liberty Beautiful will present the program. John Stetzer, president of Goldenheirs, invites all seniors ...
Georgia Cities Week Liberty County history trivia winners were recently announced: • Week one winner Della Brewton Prize A • Week two winner Jim Moore Prize B • Week three winner Bridget Moore Prize C • Overall winner Dotty Fermin $100 gift card
The state opened a new program Monday to help parents of small children weigh their options for child care.
Even after Friday's rain, more than 70 riders put thunder in Stafford Park Saturday with a dice run to raise money for the Georgia Lions' Camp for the Blind.
Amid economic woes, the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools triumphed, raising $98,000 for the annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign for the American Diabetes Association.
Midway Mayor Donald Robert Emmons is currently serving his first term as the leader of a city in one of Georgia's most historic areas. As a native of Washington, he is a long way from home, but Emmons said he's excited about his assignment.
Matt and Jodi Woods of Gum Branch have begun their training for the 2009 Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. It is a 60-mile walk over a three-day period. The event is Oct. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Some people are known by the many words they speak while others say relatively little, but leave an awesome impression.
A Back to School Rally and Community Cookout was recently held at Holmestown Community Park.
The Jubilee choir, the senior group of First Baptist Church, presented the July program for Goldenheirs. Directed by Elaine Walker, the choir sang patriotic and traditional numbers. The Goldenheirs meet at noon on the first Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church in Hinesville. All seniors are invited.
Elizabeth Walker Quarterman wrote in her book, "The Home at the Bluff," about one of the outstanding guests at their family home on the bluff in McIntosh County when she was a child, before she married and moved to Liberty County.
The Wiregrass Festival Committee is accepting applications for vendors for its arts-and-crafts show and for food.
A group of Long County citizens on Tuesday held a meeting at Calvary Baptist Church in Ludowici to begin the process of planning a communitywide day of prayer.
The adrenaline-fueled crime caper "2 Guns," is now in theaters and starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Did the movie shoot to kill? Let's find out.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is sponsoring a family day with entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 16, following the Veterans Day Parade. Proceeds will go to the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons.
Dubois Square in downtown Pembroke was a popular place to be Saturday evening as the city hosted its annual National Night Out.
Scores of soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart' Wounded Warriors Battalion are being treated to a free fishing event at Stewart's Pond No. 1, also called Pineview Lake. According to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Adna Chaffee of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, local veterans' organizations will sponsor a catch-and-release fishing outing from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 23.
Hinesville Downtown Partners, a loose coalition of downtown businesses and city and county leaders, met Friday morning to discuss plans for upcoming public events.
July 23 to Aug. 22: A shift in workplace management could be helpful for talented leos and leonas who have been waiting to have their accomplishments rewarded by receptive leadership.
The thought of eating macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, tuna salad and chicken pot pies was comforting long before they were called comfort foods. Comfort foods don't have to be fancy. They're simple, delicious and usually inexpensive to make.
Couples and families looking for a quiet beach without large, noisy crowds and commercial development don't have far to go.
A local disabled veteran's correspondence with President John F. Kennedy's speechwriter, Theodore Sorensen, could be heading for the Kennedy Library in Boston.