The big ones were biting for more than 230 children who participated in a kids' fishing event Saturday at Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond, but it wasn't just little ones who enjoyed a day on the pond.
Liberty County political pioneer and well-known resident Lyndol Anderson died Saturday after dealing with mounting medical problems.
Women of all backgrounds were honored at the Talented and Educated Leading Ladies' (TELL) inaugural banquet and showcase May 10 at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Emma Davis, 12, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant to be held July 3-5 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta.
To honor fathers, their golf is free after noon on Sunday, when someone also pays for 18 holes and a golf cart. For more information, call 912-315-9115.
Liberty County's annual summer lunch program returns Monday to provide free noon meals to kids across the county.
While browsing through the reference section of our local Live Oak Public Library, I saw a small book entitled "The Riceboro Poems, A Biography of Place."
Navy Seaman Johnathan J. Esterbrook recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Esterbrook also was meritoriously promoted to his current rank.
About 50 women attended the Community of Inspired Women's first public MERGE event Tuesday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Liberty Regional Medical Center and Fort Stewart's Winn Army Hospital partnered with Morale, Welfare and Recreation for the first Community Outdoor Heath Expo on Saturday at Holbrook Pond for soldiers, families and civilians. The expo offered cholesterol, glucose, blood-pressure and HIV screenings as well as physical activity and nutrition education given by MEDDAC and LRMC.
In 2013, the independent drama "Short Term 12" quickly made the festival rounds and emerged as quite a darling.
William John Wood of Hinesville has been selected for the 2014 Young Gamechangers program.
The Vietnam Veterans of American chapter 789 has earned a reputation for helping local seniors, veterans and disabled members of the community. And recently, the VVA gave away fans to qualified seniors to help them through the summer.
Onions are pretty close to being the perfect food, not only for adding character to an endless variety of dishes but also for their health benefits.
The swimming pool at the East End Community Complex in Midway opened May 24 with a ribbon cutting and speeches from Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens Sr. and Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington.
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.
SAVANNAH - The Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit organization that provides a "home away from home" for families who have critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at Savannah-area hospitals, recently announced that four new members were elected to its board of directors.
When it comes to recycling, did you realize that more actually means less?