Scheduling for next week's Christmas in the Park is finishing up as the planning committee from the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority finalizes the participant and activity lineup.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation launched a new expanded program providing low-income Georgians facing hearing loss with digital hearing aids. The program was created in partnership with the Georgia Public Service Commission, Unitron, EM-Tech and over 100 audiologists and hearing aid dispensers throughout the state. The program will provide hearing aids for up to 800 legal Georgia residents with income below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Hearing aids will be distributed ...
What was life in Midway like in the colonial days? Better yet, what was life like at Christmas in a colonial Midway home?
The other day I was driving out of Midway down Highway 17 on my way to a funeral in Fleming. As I was going around the sharp curve in Byrd Hill a beautiful, gray horse came running full speed out of one of the dirt roads and galloped down Highway 17 alongside my truck for nearly two miles. Yes, that was me hanging out of the window of my truck looking like Ace Ventura: ...
Not everyone is able to provide a meal for their family on Thanksgiving or Christmas on their own. Some need the help of others, and Manna House will be there for those less fortunate this holiday season.
Travel with the Courier: Glenn Hussey and Erlene Halstead traveled to some of the New England states, including Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Washington, New Jersey to see the fall leaves. They visited many attractions, including Ben & Jerry's and took along a copy of the Coastal Courier.
Did you ever wonder how strange it must have been for the people coming over to America from the foreign countries to see the animals on our continent for the first time?
I have so much to be thankful for and at this time of the year I am reminded to count my many blessings.
Holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, remind many of us to give thanks for those things in our lives we routinely take for granted.
Daniel Stewart was a brigadier general in the Georgia armed forces, (also known as the militia), who became well known during the American Revolution as well as in the War of 1812. Fort Stewart and Stewart County are named after him.
"These recommendations are included in the "Gardening Guide to the Lower South," published by the Trustees Garden Club of Savannah and available at Twin Oaks Nursery in Midway and Anderson's Feed and Garden Supply in Walthourville:
Grant applications are still being accepted from Liberty, Long and Wayne County for the Grassroots Arts Program through Golden Isles Arts & Humanities Association, the designated re-granting agency for the Georgia Council for the Arts. Deadline for the state funded arts-in communities program is Dec. 7.
Christmas in the Park is planned for 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Bradwell Park and Main Street area between ML King Jr. Drive and Court Street in Hinesville.
LeConte-Woodmanston Botanical Garden hosted a workday Oct. 30. Twenty-five people turned out throughout the day to help, and Matilda Riles from First African Baptist Church and the Dorchester Academy Foundation provided sack lunches for everyone. Georgia Nuggets from Glennville donated mulch for the project. Volunteers were from Richmond Hill Garden Club, Bryan and Liberty County Master Gardeners Association, LeConte-Woodmanston Board members and Bryan and Liberty County extension agents David Moulder and Robert Bell, respectively.
Liberty County employee Annie Torres made a donation for a worthy cause Nov. 6. Torres has been growing her hair out for two years to donate it to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to children under age 18 who suffer long-term hair loss from any type of medical diagnosis and are also financially disadvantaged. Hair that is donated must be at least 10 inches in length. Her ...
Local public safety workers on Saturday presented $30,000 to three children in need from Long and Tattnall counties.
Seven Ministries of Liberty County has set its Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-Thon for May 18.