Local nonprofit organizations have until 5 p.m. Sept. 14 to declare their intent to apply for funding from United Way of the Coastal Empire.
The America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, in cooperation with the Long County Food Pantry, the Family Connection and Long County Concerted Services, recently set up a giveaway point to distribute food.
Goldenheirs enjoyed a program of music by the Jubilee Choir at their July meeting at Hinesville First Baptist Church.
Relay for Life 2009 has ended, but local organizers and team members are already gearing up for next year.
ATLANTA – Stopping for soda has helped an Ellabell grandmother find the right pop for a Georgia Lottery prize. Phyllis Radcliff-Yaw, 50, won a $150,000 top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Giant Jumbo Bucks.
Hinesville American Legion Post 168 installed officers for the new year on July 28.
Every year the Masonic Home of Georgia, which is in Macon, sponsors a summer camp program for children at their Shellman's Bluff campsite. This year, nearly 20 lucky campers got an added treat when they were given a complete tour of Fort Stewart a few weeks ago.
The First Baptist Church of Ludowici had its second annual kid's day camp last week. The campers focused on the topics of power, protection and wisdom from noon-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
LUDOWICI - Sgt. First Class Audrey McIntee took a knee beside the wheelchair of 91-year-old Faye Darsey.
Staff and clients of the Kirk Healing Center helped to disperse a large donation of household goods from the Veterans Support Organization of Georgia earlier this month.
A meal is much better when you have someone to share it with.
The Department of Georgia Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 6602 visited Macon recently for a district meeting.
The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated Independence Day early on July 2 with its annual Independence Day Parade.
Want to get your photo printed in the paper? Just take a copy of the paper along on one of your travels and have your picture made holding it near some landmark. Get the photo (digital or printed on paper) to us and we'll get it in.
Like many other Liberty County youths, LaTrinitee Nelson, 4, enjoyed her summer at vacation Bible school and summer camp, but she's already thinking about the upcoming school year.
Another part of local history has been preserved by the Dorchester Village Civic Center's board of directors.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
The other night, I enjoyed a microwave corn dog.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: Your ego might be hurt when a colleague turns down your offer to help. But accept it as a rejection of your offer, not of you. A friend from the past could re-emerge by week's end.
The Dolphin Project invites the public to "Dolphins & Desserts" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
Volunteers and rescue dogs had bittersweet partings Saturday when 50 pilots flew nearly 300 four-legged passengers out of MidCoast Regional Airport. It was the largest animal-rescue operation in Liberty County, according to organizers.
Probate Judge Nancy Aspinwall was the guest speaker for the September Goldenheirs meeting.
When we first moved to Liberty County in 1971, we met the owners of Fussell and Sons Furniture Company, an old business in Hinesville. We became very well-acquainted with Mr. and Mrs. Fussell and their son, Kenny.
The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival returns to J.F. Gregory Park for its 15th year from Oct. 18-20 with headlining bands Drivin' and Cryin' and Collective Soul.
The Liberty/Long Retired Educators held their first meeting of the year Sept. 9.
The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest will be Saturday at Club Stewart, despite the government shutdown.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
The shutdown isn't going to stop the fun. The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest, featuring food, music and fun for everyone, is still going to be outside Club Stewart on Saturday.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The Courier has been spotlighting the dedicated individuals and groups who were recently recognized for their service to others at this year's United Way Volunteers of the Year awards ceremony on Sept. 26.