Bill and Brenda Acebes recently visited Portage Glacier in Alaska and took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them.
With help from the Masons of Georgia, Long County removed a cornerstone of the courthouse Saturday, and glimpsed artifacts from a time long gone. The stone housed a time capsule full of items from 1926.
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The Long County Wildlife Festival last Saturday marked the event's 27th year, and organizers made sure to add plenty of new activities.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time next weekend.
Members of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 of Hinesville presented a plaque to Mayor Sandra Martin and the City Council of Flemington on Oct. 14 at Flemington City Hall for outstanding support during the organization's 2008 fundraising drive.
Rotary District Governor-Elect Clyde Taylor recently updated Hinesville Rotarians on changes in funding uses and sources, including restructuring the nonprofit club's grants and partnerships. Rotary International sponsors five educational programs, five humanitarian grant programs and PolioPlus through the annual program fund and the Future Vision Fund donations. Taylor said the organization's plan will span three years and help to simplify programs and focus Rotarian efforts. "The Future Vision Plan is a bold, undertaking intended ...
Liberty Coastal Lions Club President Jerry Leland presents several donated brooms to Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dennis Fitzgerald. The club donated brooms to volunteer fire departments in Liberty County to kick off to the club's broom and mop sale. For information on ordering a Lions Club broom or mop, call Ernestine Phillips at 884-2327.
Hundreds of guests turned out for the kickoff party Thursday for the Coastal Living and Cottage Living Holiday Coastal Cottage at Yellow Bluff, which start offering public tours Monday.
On Sept. 17, 36 Savannah College of Art and Design students and three instructors visited the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation near Riceboro to learn about the site and the projects they will be involved in this fall quarter.
LUDOWICI - As the summer heat transitions into cooler fall weather, it's important to make sure children are bundled up for warmth. Some children in Ludowici are in need of extra help this year and a group of local citizens is holding a community coat drive. The drive, Help Keep Smiley Kids Warm, is an effort to collect new and gently used coats to be distributed to those in need.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 is having a barbecue Saturday, Oct. 18, at 110-A Bagley St., Hinesville.
Sherry Somerville exemplified the Rotary Club's motto of "service above self" when she spoke to the Hinesville club Sept. 30. She talked about her journey from marital abuse and debilitating co-dependency to emotional well-being and spiritual wholeness through the Fraser Counseling Center.
Eddie Eastlake may not knock down 12 strikes for a perfect game, but she enjoys bowling just the same. Every chance she gets, Eastlake is at the Fort Stewart's Marne Lanes, ready to bowl.
Area veterans, including members of Chapter 789 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, and soldiers from various units on Fort Stewart recently marked POW/MIA Day with a remembrance ceremony at Fort Stewart. The event was outside the Fort Stewart Museum at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The sacrifices made by POW/MIA and their families were honored.
Air Force Airman Dmarius J. Moye graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
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.