The largest fundraiser of the year for the American Diabetes Association, Kiss-a-Pig, ends May 19 with a Buccaneer Costume Ball at the Tybee Lighthouse grounds.
Sapelo Island is one of Georgia's most beautiful treasures, steeped in history and colorful people. The Southern Smiles Chapter of the Red Hat Society was recently fortunate to be able to tour this island.
The 2007 Long County Relay for Life had to meet a high standard after the inaugural event last year was named Rookie of the Year by the American Cancer Society.
Participants in the eighth annual Kiss-a-Pig Poker Run head out recently from the parking lot of the Savannah Harley Davidson and Hooters off Highway 204 in Savannah.
The Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday invited families in to see what the Y offers.
About 70 people worked together to clean up Highway 84 and a section of Peacock Canal in Hinesville on Saturday, collecting more than 80 bags of trash and debris, as well as a bicycle and a fully decorated Christmas tree.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodities to eligible area residents May 17-18.
Paul and Paula Miller traveled to Key West recently on a mini vacation and took along a copy of the Coastal Courier. You can get your picture in the paper by taking along a copy on your next trip, whether it is for business or pleasure, and having your picture made while holding the paper. There should be landmark in the background, but anything from places to people to things will work. You can also ...
Hinesville Board of Realtors raised $1,722 during the Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club on April 13. The Liberty County Relay for Life took place April 20-21.
Athletes from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Effingham counties will compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Georgia Area 17 Summer Games.
The Liberty-Long Retired Educators Association installed its slate of officers for 2007-09. They include (l-r) LaFayne May, vice president; Carolyn Strickland, president pro-term; Joan Hollingsworth, secretary; Jane Cart, president; and Alice Travis, treasurer. The next meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Western Sizzlin' in Hinesville.
LUDOWICI - The second annual softball tournament for the Long County Relay for Life was last weekend. It was a joint effort from the Wildlife Critters team and the Courthouse Cancer Crashers team.
Liberty County residents took part in Great American Cleanup recent events. Most were on April 21 in conjunction with Earth Day, which was the next day.
The National Association of Letter Carriers will have its annual food drive Saturday in Liberty County.
James N. Sutton, Region IV director of the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office, speaks during a luncheon Thursday as keynote speaker John Paul Berlon looks on. The event was hosted to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act, and highlight the rights people have in reporting unfair and illegal activity.
Residents can empty their closets and toy boxes for a good cause and meet the faces behind community-service organizations at a resource fair and donation drive from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec.7, at the Liberty County Division of Family and Children Services office on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
A Dec. 14 English-style tea service at the Midway Museum gives visitors a chance to check out exhibits and Christmas decorations while enjoying piping-hot beverages and homemade sandwiches and desserts. Seatings are at 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 912-884-5837 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tea service is $10 per person.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
Georgia's only Revolutionary War historic site, Sunbury's Fort Morris, held its annual "Come and Take It!" encampment Saturday, drawing more than 200 visitors to the earthen berms on the banks of the Medway River.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
What do you get when you mix John Travolta, Robert De Niro and a couple of hunting bows?
Ten local pastors, two Army chaplains, three choirs, two praise dance teams, numerous local leaders and the commander of the 3rd Infantry Division took part in the 11th annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Service.
The United Way of Liberty County just missed its $199,000 fundraising campaign goal for 2013. The organization raised $182,021, or 91 percent of its goal, according to Jennifer Darsey, director of the United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty office. Last year's goal was $195,000, she said. The campaign began Sept. 4 and ended Nov. 22.
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I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
Liberty Countians will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and his reindeer, create holiday-themed arts and crafts, decorate cookies and join in caroling at the seventh annual Christmas in the Park from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority host the free event, which, will end with the crowd singing "Silent Night" as the community Christmas tree is lit. ...
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: An unsettling mood at the start of the week soon lifts and gives way to a more positive attitude as you find fun and friendship beginning to dominate your aspect.
The old turkeys are getting scared this time of the year and telling everyone they see to eat more pork or beef!
The Citizens of Georgia Power Company donated $2,500 checks to the Manna House and Helen's Haven on Thursday morning.