Though many of our tryptophan-induced comas are long over and thoughts of sugarplums now are forming in our heads, it just may be time to correct our understanding of Thanksgiving's origins before the memories cement for next year.
Several local residents participated in the Rock-N-Roll Marathon held in Savannah.
Starting a new business as an environmentally friendly one (or making an existing one greener) often can seem like a challenging task.
Just before noon Monday, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and a handful of deputies began putting together Thanksgiving gift boxes in the sheriff's office conference room to hand-deliver to families throughout Liberty County who otherwise may have gone without a holiday feast Thursday.
The Long County Food Pantry will give away food today and throughout the holidays to those in need, according to Tina Skipper, the Long County coordinator of concerted services.
With the Christmas season upon us, the Hinesville Area Arts Council is launching a new series of art lessons that could inspire handmade gifts for the holidays.
There's no hiding it, I'm a "Twilight" fan. Hey, I don't approve of all the hype. All I know is that while reading Stephenie Meyer's best-selling novels, there were moments where I genuinely felt as if I had been magically transported into Bella Swan's shoes.
The Savannah Community Theatre presents the musical "Hands of the Spirit" at the Trustees Theatre at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Additionally, a school performance will be held at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12.
"We all should be thankful for our military. It's because of them that we are safe and have the many freedoms that we do. I also thank the good Lord for my health and my family."
Community, military and state leaders gathered Sunday night under the vaulted ceiling of Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel to offer and listen to special words and thoughts of thanks for the military, the community, the nation and the holiday season.
The kitchen is the heart of the home. This is as true today as it was 100 years ago. Back then, the kitchen was a separate little building that usually was built before the main house. It was connected by a small porch or walkway that we called the dogtrot. I guess we called it that because that is where the old hound dog trotted between the house and the kitchen, waiting for us to throw him a cold biscuit.
Last week, hundreds of local residents and young people took the pledge to recycle. Nov. 15 was the annual America Recycles Day and we planned a number of community activities and school events to encourage more people to begin recycling or to expand their recycling efforts.
Ann Parker and James Blank pose with a copy of the Coastal Courier on May 17 outside the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla. One week earlier, Parker had donated a kidney to Blank. They are good friends, and both attend Bethesda Church in Hinesville. Parker's donation marked the 1,000th kidney donation at the Jacksonville Mayo Clinic. She celebrated and enjoyed cake with the clinic staff. After some ups and downs with post-transplant procedures, Blank now is doing well. Parker said the transplant also marked the third time someone from Bethesda Church has donated a kidney to another.
Thanksgiving holds different meanings to different people. Some feel it is a day for being generous or giving thanks through unselfish deeds. Others feel it is a time to sit around with family sharing stories of the year. Still many others simply look forward to the day for football. No matter how you view Thanksgiving, one thing is sure: Filling up on turkey is an integral part of the holiday.
Riceboro native Dawn Baker, a local television anchor and reporter, can add another achievement to her resume: She's now an author. Baker's recently released book, "Dawn's Daughter: Everything A Woman Needs To Know," a 142-page, soft-cover publication, is now on local shelves.
The eighth annual Kayak for a Kure will take place Saturday, starting at the Butterbean Beach Pavilion.
Planning and registration are underway for the annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars' Night.
Lettuce is one item that my mother never bought a head of in her 94 years. She did not eat it, either.
Community of Inspired Women will host its first vendor fair and networking event from 5:30-\7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Liberty County ...
Army Spc. Jose Hernandez was honored as Soldier of the Month during the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting Tuesday, Aug. 11, at La Quinta Inn and ...
Amanda Leigh Smith recently was crowned "Lullaby Miss Georgia Sweet Onion" at the Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Pageant in Tattnall County.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has scheduled its annual meeting for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Love's Seafood Restaurant ...
Businesses and community members chosen as the best in town were honored at the Best of Liberty Awards ceremony at Bryant Commons, hosted by the ...
Winn Army Community Hospital will host its third annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the hospital, 1061 Harmon ...
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The Hinesville Area Arts Council will showcase the works of world-renowned artist Betty Grugin during the month of August.
Isaiah B. and Helen Downs celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Saturday as their family and friends threw the two a party at Crossroads Church in ...
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