LUDOWICI -- Long County had its first Earth Day celebration May 3, and around 250 people came out to enjoy the festivities.
Hanne-Kaisa Pirkola from Finland may have been the farthest a guest speaker has come to speak during the weekly meeting of the Hinesville Rotary Club.
Dr. Seth Borquaye spoke about The Ghanavisions Foundation at Rotary's weekly meeting on Tuesday. Borquaye, an obstetrician, started the organization as a way to further education and health for the people in his native country, Ghana. One of Ghanavisions' programs is "Malaria Be Gone," which aims to put a mosquito net over the head of every Ghanaian. For more information about The Ghanavisions Foundation, and how you can help, visit www.ghanavisions.org.
Even though walkers have completed their laps for this year's Relay for Life, the race has been extended for Barbara Holmes.
An old saying contends that a woman's hair is her glory, whether it is long or short. Delieth Bacon Wright took her glory from short to long and now back for a cause. "I love wearing short hair. Two years ago, however, I decided to let my hair grow and donate it to Locks of Love," she said. Locks of Love is a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children who lose ...
The Disabled American Veterans Hinesville Chapter 46 and its auxiliary recently installed new officers.
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.
Tim Harris (left), owner of ACE Hardware in Jesup and Hinesville and this year's title sponsor, prepares to launch a clay pigeon as a competitor takes careful aim at the Dorchester Clay Shootout Saturday morning to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The money continues to roll in from the shootout and other "Repiglican" party activities for this year 's Kiss-A-Pig competition. Team Liberty candidate Dan Creasy said he hopes to have the final tally by ...
Celebrating inner and outer beauty is the theme of Jabberwock 2008, presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter.
Brooke Floyd, field representative for U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga. Dist. 1), addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club April 8. She is a specialist in Medicare Part D and briefly discussed several topics that are important to Kingston including the war in Iraq, transportation and energy. For more information about Kingston, visit http://kingston.house.gov.
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.
Anna Scott visited Sydney, Australia in February and brought a copy of the Coastal Courier with her. She is shown at one of the nature museums in Sydney.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.
SAVANNAH - Eagle Scout alumni are invited to the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts' annual Eagle reunion and new Eagle recognition banquet Saturday, May 18, at the Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd. in Savannah.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
Hinesville saxophonist Bernard Rose will commemorate the release of his second studio album next month, but he also hopes his music will help him pay it forward.
Wolf Animal Hospital of Jesup and the Liberty County Fire Services Station 15 recently provided an animal clinic for area residents.
The National Day of Prayer was observed locally Thursday morning on the front steps of the Historic Liberty County Courthouse.
The American flag was the topic of discussion during the Goldenheirs' March meeting.
Airman Basic D'Marius Moye has graduated from basic training in San Antonio, Texas.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with Preservation Month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
Earth Day recently was recognized in Allenhurst as Boy Scouts from Troop 500 planted 10 dogwoods donated by Keep Liberty Beautiful Director Sara Swida at town hall.
Five generations of Ellis "Pete" Gordon's family gathered Saturday at the National Guard Armory to commemorate their patriarch's contribution to the Liberty Independent Troop's rich history.
Bernard and Sheila Barnard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 4. The couple married in Nahunta First Baptist Church in 1963, and they have two children: Bernie Barnard Jr. and his wife Kim, who live in Pooler, and Bruce Barnard and his wife Angie, who live in Vidalia. The Barnards have five grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Autism is a disorder with no known cause or cure and, according to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of it are increasing.
Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates had a ribbon cutting and open house April 24 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.