Early spring traditionally is a busy time for gardeners, plant enthusiasts and lawn-care aficionados. There are a variety of ways to get your yard ready for warm weather and Robert Bell, Liberty County Extension Service county coordinator, recently shared with the Courier a few of his best tips:
An 18-year-old Bradwell Institute student won the 2011 United States Congressional High School Art Exhibition for Georgia's First Congressional District, a contest hosted by Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Tak Argentinis, president of the 200 Club, spoke to Hinesville Rotarians on Tuesday during the group's regular lunchtime meeting at Western Sizzlin'.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Shavante S. Zachary graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Coastal trees' beauty and benefits have been illuminated in the annual Arbor Day photography competition hosted by the Hinesville Area Arts Council and Keep Liberty Beautiful.
Kristyl Dawn Tift reports that she recently completed work on the film "Looper" (starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt), in the role of Madame. The film will be in theaters in 2012. Meanwhile, she can be seen in the film "Hall Pass," which stars Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis and will be released Friday.
Several years ago, a few Long County ladies started getting together to celebrate one another's birthdays. At the time, none of them could have predicted their gatherings eventually would morph into the Steel Magnolia Club. Before they knew it, the women had bonded and the 12 dear friends frequently made plans to chat over coffee and keep one another company on other occasions.
In 1962, the Cold War reached new and dangerous heights with the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Liberty County love birds celebrated Valentine's Day early by cutting a rug Friday night beneath the new tin roof of the Dorchester Village Civic Center in Midway.
Jeffrey Manuel Lopez, a 2010 Liberty County High School graduate, graduated from Coast Guard basic training Dec. 21 in Camp May, N.J. He was selected for the United States Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard. He will join his twin brother in Alexandria, Va.
Georgians came from near and far to Valdosta last week to meet Michael Reagan as he joined the Southwest Georgia Republican Women in celebrating the centennial birthday of his father, former President Ronald Wilson Reagan.
Chandra Brown joked that she can't handle three children.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Statesboro will offer its well-known Family-to-Family education course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 10 at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, 1102 Fair Road in Statesboro.
The Kiwanis Club of Liberty County received a $500 check from Vaden Nissan as part of the dealership's Extra Mile awards program. Each week, the Vaden family of dealerships awards $500 to a group or an individual who has gone "the extra mile." The winner is always featured on WTOC's Friday newscast at 6 p.m.
Air Force Airman Matthew H. Wiram recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Liberty Life magazine recognized Liberty and Long counties' finest young leaders Thursday during an awards ceremony and reception at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. More than 150 students, family members and educators attended.
STATESBORO -Grammy Award-winning country-music trio Lady Antebellum will be headline Georgia Southern's Spring Concert at 8 p.m. May 2 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.
The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire will present UnMaskerade 2014 at 6 p.m. April 26 at Andaz Hotel, formerly Avia, in Ellis Square in Savannah.
This column, "Around the Table," has celebrated a number of foods the so-called experts tell us are bad. I quietly but forcefully tell these control freaks to leave me alone. I'll eat what Georgia boys have been eating since 1733. I have a wife and a mama; I don't need a nanny.