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Civil War veteran's son has lots of stories

ELBERTON, - Henry Victor Booth may be the only man alive whose father worked guard duty at Georgia's infamous Andersonville prison-of-war camp, where nearly 13,000 Union soldiers died during the Civil War that began 150 years ago.

July 16, 2011 | By Wayne ford Athens Banner-Herald | COASTAL LIVING


Future funds uncertain for adolescent programs

Statewide adolescent health and youth development programs are on the chopping block this year due to a $1,280,085 reduction in funding.

July 15, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | COASTAL LIVING


Zoo Atlanta tiger gets Twitter account

ATLANTA - Move over, Bronx Zoo cobra.

July 14, 2011 | Associated Press | COASTAL LIVING


Rotary awards scholarships at banquet

At its annual banquet June 21, the Rotary Club of Hinesville awarded $1,000 college scholarships to three recent graduates.

July 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Goldenheirs hear of Extension Service

At the Goldenheirs' June meeting, club members listened to Liberty County Extension Coordinator Robert Bell speak about lawn care and water conservation.

July 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Airman graduates from basics

Air Force Airman Laurent D. Debrossard graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

July 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Mamie Fletcher was pioneer, woman of firsts

Mamie Howard Fletcher was born Aug. 24, 1890, to Judge John A. and Miriam Zorn Howard and grew up in the Elim and Walthourville communities. She had one sister and five brothers. On Nov. 11, 1911, she married Edward H. Fletcher from Kershaw, S.C. He was the depot agent in Walthourville for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

July 11, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


Residents enjoy smorgasbord of musical selections, goodies

The Hinesville Area Arts Council's "Sax and the Summer" event drew a diverse crowd of music fans Saturday night to the Yellow Bluff Marina. The festivities were slated to begin at 7 p.m., but attendees of all ages began to trickle in around 5 p.m. to claim good picnic spots, which they jazzed up and personalized according to different themes.

July 07, 2011 | Meredith Brown mbrown@coastalcourier.com | COASTAL LIVING


July 4 festivities draw thousands

An estimated 4,000-5,000 people cheered and swayed, many of them standing in front of the stage and others applauding from their lawn chairs during a free concert Monday evening on Fort Stewart, during the annual "Worth Fighting For" Independence Day event. Many more folks seemingly took advantage of family-friendly activities held earlier that day on Fort Stewart.

July 06, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | COASTAL LIVING


CASA volunteers sworn in

Court Appointed Special Advocates is a nonprofit organization whose volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children who are involved in juvenile court proceedings.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Two advance military careers

Air Force Airman Audrey A. Jones recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

July 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Region is ready to celebrate

This Fourth of July holiday weekend offers Liberty County residents diverse and family-friendly Independence Day events. Patriots, history buffs and beachgoers will find plenty of fun ways to celebrate.

July 05, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | COASTAL LIVING


Ludowici celebrates its history

The city of Ludowici held a ceremony Saturday to celebrate its history. The event, which was called "Ludowici: The Town, the History and the Company," was sponsored by Ludowici Roof Tile and organized by local businessman Tim Works. About 70 people attended the event.

June 30, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | COASTAL LIVING


Democrats honor leaders at banquet

The Liberty County Democratic Committee held its annual awards banquet June 11.

June 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Country girl visits big city in 1956

A few weeks ago, my husband and I had the honor of attending the baptism of our great niece, Emilee Hein, the daughter of Liberty High history teacher Sarah Hein and Liberty County detective Jeff Hein, at the historic Walthourville Baptist Church.

June 27, 2011 | By Margie Love Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


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Parent-up and discipline pot-smoking liar

Q: A few months after he got his driver's license, we found a bag of marijuana in our 16-year-old son's car. He swore ...

August 18, 2017 | By John Rosemond Family psychologist | COASTAL LIVING


Blood drive at Hinesville City Hall Friday

The American Red Cross is urging blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a summer blood shortage.

August 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Flemington supports Shriners fundraiser

Representatives of the Alee Shiners, recently present a certificate of appreciation to Flemington Mayor Sandra Martin. The 2017 Iron Butt Ride, a 24-hour, 1,000 ...

August 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Daughter of Liberty's fame is growing

The celebration for Susie Baker King Taylor's 169th birthday was also a lesson in African American and local history.

August 14, 2017 | By Tiffany King | COASTAL LIVING


How smart thermostats save you money on your utility bills

My husband and I disagree over what temperature is comfortable, just like almost every other couple I know. I'm always cold, and he is ...

August 11, 2017 | By Amy Iverson Senior correspondent | COASTAL LIVING


Cooper allies plan fight against 'dirty tricks'

Marvin Walsh was fit to be tied on Saturday morning. So was Earl Goodman, the town's only federal employee.

August 10, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


Book release party supports charities

Valeria Kim Inman West of Hinesville will host a release for her book, "I Am Only a Prayer Away" from 11 a.m. to 1 ...

August 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


A crossing guard’s story

Those neon-colored gloves are not the only bold things about crossing guards, when you consider they stand in the middle of busy traffic, with cars ...

August 10, 2017 | By Alena Cowley Coastal Courier correspondent | COASTAL LIVING


Midway cop cooks on local food show

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted Southern Cooks LIVE on Friday.

August 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Just another meatless Monday

Trying to eat healthy, I joined a few of my friends in giving meatless Monday a go. Not a big deal in switching to a ...

August 09, 2017 | By Patty Leon Liberty Foodie | COASTAL LIVING


New guy gets ‘facts’

After three weeks in The Valley, Frank Bell thought he had heard just about everything.

August 08, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


21 truths you’ll learn in your first year as a parent

No matter how prepared you are for parenthood, there are some things you'll only learn as you go through that first year. Here are ...

August 08, 2017 | By Karen Banes FamilyShare | COASTAL LIVING


What you probably didn’t know about emojis

Emojis are everywhere: scattered throughout text messages, on social media sites, in dictionaries - even in museums. And now, with the release of "The Emoji Movie ...

August 04, 2017 | By Jeff Peterson Deseret News | COASTAL LIVING


Potty training should not be traumatic

Q: Our twin girls will be 3 in a few months. Our pediatrician recommended that we start toilet training at 32 months, which we did ...

August 01, 2017 | By John Rosemond Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


Church billboard generates chuckles

While looking over the location before signing the lease for his new barber shop, Frank Bell immediately noticed the panoramic view just outside the sizable ...

July 29, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | COASTAL LIVING


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