Army Pfc. Terry T. Faciane Jr. graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo. Faciane is the son of Anita M. Faciane of Hinesville and Terry Faciane Sr. of New Orleans.
Several weeks ago, I read one of the sweetest stories in the Coastal Courier. It was about the beehive that was found in the walls of the old Liberty County Courthouse while it was being renovated.
Baby miss queen Raegan Fuller, toddler miss queen and people's choice queen Autumn Duke, tiny miss queen Taylor Smith, birth-6 overall queen Trinity Boutwell, petite miss queen Olivia Durrence, preteen miss queen Emma Stapleton, junior miss queen Karena Espey, most-sponsored queen Jasmine Compher, miss queen Bobbi Buckingham and 7 and older overall queen Alyssa Buttler pose with their crowns, trophies and sashes after the Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking for teens interested in participating in its Teen Achievers program.
The Liberty Branch of the United Way of the Coastal Empire is under way with its 2011-12 Live United Campaign to raise funds and awareness for its community-wide assistance programs.
The Hinesville Rotary Club last week named Deidre Howell the rotarian of the year.
Keep Liberty Beautiful Director Sara Swida has been nominated for an individual Keep Georgia Beautiful award.
Community members are invited to join the Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council for its fall cemetery and historic site visit on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
Tommy D. Black, a licensed professional counselor in Georgia since 2001 and co-owner and clinical director of Darsey, Black & Associates LLC, recently was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists in the Division of Professional
Josiah Ansorena-Smith, a second-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville, recently was cast in the Showime series "Homeland," which is recorded in Charlotte, N.C.
Navy Seaman Monique N. Williams, a 2005 graduate of Long County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
Baconton Missionary Baptist Church will raffle off a classic 1985 Dodge Conversion van for $5 per ticket.
Retired command Sgt. Maj. William H. Acebes was recently honored at Fort Benning as the 2011 enlisted recipient of the Doughboy Award.
SAVANNAH - Visitors to the Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus in October just might see some unusual art on display.
Last Monday morning, I drove to Dennis Durrence's farm this side of Reidsville to pick up three five-gallon buckets of sweet potatoes that just had been plowed up.
Salted sturgeon eggs ought to taste something like the mullet row I used to eat when I was a boy. But since caviar sells for about $50 an ounce, I'll never know.
Nearly 100 ladies from the Marne Community Spouses Club, Fort Stewart's all-ranks social club, met Jamie and Bobby Deen last week. Celebrity chef Paula Deen's sons took time out of their busy schedules to enjoy lunch with the group during a special event at Club Stewart.
Antonio Vonzell Sampson receives a Remington shotgun from Faye Morris, a member of The Battle Fighters. Sampson won the shotgun March 29 in a raffle held by the Battlefighters, a Relay for Life team.
SAVANNAH - International bestselling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville was packed with art-curious business people and artists seeking other artists Thursday during a reception and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce business-after-hours event.
The historical house a block from the Liberty County Courthouse was built in 1839 for Mrs. Mary Jane Hazzard Bacon, the widow of Major John Bacon, who had fought in the War of 1812 and died in 1833.
THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host its spring Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.
You've seen all three "Iron Man" flicks. You checked out "The Avengers" and the second "Thor" movie. Now, it's time to catch up with "the man out of time" in his solo sequel, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." How does this Marvel Studios movie measure up?
So-called military "brats" learn how to make friends quickly because they never know when they once again might have to say their goodbyes, move to a new town and enroll in a new school. They must carry on with growing up while their active-duty service-member parent or parents are away, focused on protecting the nation's interests. Military children are taught early on to be self-sufficient. During April, the Month of the Military Child, these kids' resiliency and sacrifices are recognized.
ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.
The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.
Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.
ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.