Lockheed Martin employees donated approximately 250 pounds of nonperishable food to the Tri-County Protective Agency on Feb. 1. Lockheed Martin, a Fort Stewart contractor, annually donates canned goods to a community organization in need. This is the fourth year the company has conducted a food drive.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for its 2012 season. The market is held on Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville each Thursday from May 3 through Oct. 25.
The Small World Festival committee is accepting vendor applications and cultural entertainment proposals for the April 28 event in Hinesville.
The Mills House has been moved successfully to Long County, but the process of saving the historic home was not without trials for new owners, Pastor Tim and Cathy Parrish of Trinity Baptist Church.
Despite efforts to tame it and drain it, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge remains wild and beautiful.
Richard Russell Groover grew up in Gum Branch and spent much time with his grandparents, Redding and Mary Groover.
She sees the intricate details many people overlook.
Margaret G. Martin, who was born Jan. 5, 1919, recently celebrated her 93rd birthday with family with a meal at Captain Joe's Seafood in Midway.
Area Gold Star Wives of all eras will have the opportunity to meet and socialize for the first time in the area Friday when ladies - and gentlemen - will gather at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah.
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan R. Graves, son of Lori J. Graves of Allenhurst and Terrence R. Graves of Lakewood, Wash., participated in a recent community service project at the House of Family children's shelter in Cambodia.
Mikia Frazier was a double winner at the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club's holiday pageant Dec. 10 at Midway Middle School.
Local author and historian Buddy Sullivan kicked off the Richmond Hill Historical Society's 2012 lecture series Thursday evening at the Richmond Hill Museum with a talk on "Spanish Settlements in Coastal Georgia from 1526 to 1742."
Liberty Life magazine again has joined forces with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce to find and feature the area's "Top 10 under 40."
American Legion Post 164 and the Ladies' Auxiliary recently hosted active-duty military families at their Christmas party in Pembroke. The post meets at 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, and all military veterans are welcome to attend.
Editor's note: Cecil Nobles, who served as Long County Sheriff since 1969, died Monday morning. This tribute was published in Sunday's Courier:
The original "Transformers" from 2007 was a pleasant surprise that was loud and preposterous, but extremely entertaining.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will hold the second annual Veterans Salute Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.
"It was the middle of April in 1954, and Myles and I were coming from Tampa, Fla., to Gum Branch to meet his parents and family," Myles Groover's wife, Carlyne Groover, recalled. "We had been married just two weeks.
A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.
Q: Is it true that characters from the hit Disney film "Frozen" are coming to "Once Upon a Time"? Judging by the tease from this season's finale, I'd say yes. - Steff S. in Florida
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 21.
A new local and regional calendar is available on coastalcourier.com that allows visitors to find a variety of entertainment and events not only in Hinesville, but also Savannah and as far away as Macon and Hilton Head.
Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.
Fourteen Bryan and Liberty County women walked the halls of the Dorchester Village Civic Center dressed in white, each with a pink corsage, as they were dubbed Top Ladies of Distinction on Saturday.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 installed new officers Saturday afternoon in a ceremony at the Midway Police Department. The American Legion Department of Georgia Junior Vice Commander George Walker swore in the new leaders.
From now until September, the community can view artwork by several Bradwell Institute students at the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum that focuses on an important event in African-American history.