This first person you meet when you go to the Liberty County Cooperative Extension Service is Dianne Barnard. She also normally answers the phone when you call.
We were happy to announce the winners of the first Win-dex Business of the Quarter Awards; the Liberty County Board of Education Central Office in Hinesville and Harbor Bay Car Wash in Midway.
LUDOWICI -- Teachers and staff at Smiley Elementary planted a red oak in memory of Valerie Futch Smith on April 22.
LUDOWICI -- Under a full moon Saturday, Long County High School had its Junior/Senior Prom at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Celebrating inner and outer beauty is the theme of Jabberwock 2008, presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter.
Mr. and Mrs. Piatti of Hinesville went to Germany for the Christmas holidays, took along a copy of the Coastal Courier and were photographed at the Landstuhl Christmas market.
Mr. and Mrs. William Smith III stand in historic Lexington, Mo., on March 29, 2007, at the Civil War battlefield memorial.
Cheryl Mainor knows the pain of losing a child, but she is doing everything she can to make sure no one has to go through what she went through.
The Liberty County Recreation Dept. is sponsoring the AARP Driver safety program Monday-Tuesday, May 5-6, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shuman Recreation Center.
The Hinesville/Fort Stewart Shrine Club crowned the 2008 Liberty County Junior Miss, Molly Zechman, last weekend.
LUDOWICI -- The 2008 Long County Relay for Life March 29-30 surpassed both its monetary and team goals this year, and continues to grow into one of the county's biggest events.
Debra Lee, BET Networks chairman and CEO, will deliver the keynote address at the Atlantic Area CASA Banquet.
RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.
Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Glenn Webster, a former 3rd Infantry Division commander, recently donated $10,000 to Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, center, and George Holtzman, chairman of HMAC's Veterans Memorial Walk committee. Holtzman said he expects to receive several sizable donations in the coming weeks to help pay for the memorial to be built at Bryant Commons.
Liberty County band 3rd Class Citizens opened for the LACs at LACtober Fest last month at the Big Nasty ATV Park in Bloomingdale. The band, which now has a cellphone app available at www.reverbnation.com/3rdclasscitizens/app, also is in the running to open for Thomas Rhett and Dierks Bentley. Fans and supporters can find the Wainwright Family Foundation's page on Facebook and vote for 3rd Class Citizens to play at the concert. For more information, go to www.3rdclasscitizens.com or find the band on Facebook.