How was your day today? Was it a good day? No? Well, look at it this way: At least a 3,000-pound amphibious monster from a portal beneath the sea didn't attack Coastal Georgia today. That's a positive thing. Monster attacks are at the heart of the new summer sci-fi/action picture, "Pacific Rim." To start the review right, we have to begin with a little vocabulary lesson. In Guillermo Del Toro's epic film, there are two key terms. The first is Kaiju, which is Japanese for monster and describes strange, gigantic creatures not unlike Godzilla that ...
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Parents and teachers who have not completed their back-to-school shopping when Liberty County public schools resume Wednesday, Aug. 7, still can save money on needed supplies and clothing during the 2013 tax-free weekend Friday-Saturday, Aug. 9-10.
With rainy days in abundance this summer, Splash in the Boro is experiencing a significant drop in attendance and, consequently, revenue.
My first paying job was picking pumpkin squash in a farmer's field for 2 1/2 hot summer days. I probably was about 10 years old. Daddy and Papa both had given me various non-paid tasks since I was 4, but I made $1 a day working for this farmer!
GUYTON - The Help Make It OK corn-hole tourney to raise funds for tornado victims in Oklahoma will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Living Faith Church, 3789 Noel C. Conaway Road in Guyton.
June 21 to July 22: You feel quite content enjoying all the comforts of home right now. But the urge to travel grows stronger, and by week's end, you could begin packing your bags.
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel has been adorned with McDonald arches made of balloons in tribute to Gary Dodd, who owned area franchises of the restaurant.
The Project Reach God's Anointed Now Generation hosted its 15th annual Back to School Rally on Saturday at Briar Bay Park in Riceboro.
Volunteers with Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital's Medical and Dental Activity will host a cookout for seniors from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Ludowici's Coastal Manor.
Sara Swida and Kathy Poole of Keep Liberty Beautiful were the special guests at the June Goldenheirs meeting.
In the 1800s, travel was slow and letters were few, but even then the mail went through.
Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hinesville, Post 6602 officers take over for another year to support community veterans and their families. The auxiliary meets every first Thursday at 7 p.m. For more information, call President Grace Godfrey at
A Back-to-School Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24 at Club Stewart is your chance to talk to representatives of DoDEA, local public, private and post secondary schools, as well as home schooling.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently launched its "Free Gas for a Year" gas giveaway contest, which will run through July 31.
The United Way of Liberty County recently named the Red Club youth organization of the year and Guardians in Action the civic organization of the year.
Air Force Airman Daryl B. Jones graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
History came to life for Hinesville Rotarians during a luncheon and meeting last week at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.
These pilots fly with their feet planted firmly on the ground, and they're inviting the community free of charge to see how they do it during the Veterans and Angels Fly-in on Oct. 18-20 at the old airfield off Airport Road.
Round three of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
The United Way of Liberty County held its 2013 fundraising campaign kick-off party and Volunteer of the Year awards ceremony Thursday evening at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center. The Volunteer of the Year awards, co-sponsored by the Coastal Courier and the United Way, recognized charitable efforts made by groups and individuals in seven categories.
Midway native Mark McCullough intends to keep a TV show he's developed based on his late father's remarkable life free of "ridiculous stereotypes."
The fall TV season finally is upon us. While we say good-bye to shows like "Dexter" and "Breaking Bad," we get to say hello to new programs like "Sleepy Hollow," Fox's new supernatural drama.
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Dr. Francis Robert Goulding was born in 1810 near the old Midway Church in Liberty County. He graduated from Franklin College (University of Georgia) and then from the Theological Seminary in South Carolina in 1833. He married a lady from Savannah and they had six children. She died in 1853, and he married Matilda Rees from Darien in 1855. They had twin girls in 1858.
The first annual Ludowici/Long County Day of Prayer was celebrated Saturday at the recreation complex in Ludowici. The session began at 7 p.m. with around 100 people in attendance.
Bradwell Institute class of 1973 will have its reunion during homecoming weekend, Oct. 4-6 in Hinesville.
Local barbecue pit masters assembled for battle Saturday in downtown Hinesville at the 10th annual Blues & BBQ. When the smoke cleared - literally - LawDawg BBQ from Brunswick took home top prize for best barbecue chicken, best barbecue ribs and best barbecue pulled pork.
Jams, jellies and fruit preserves always have been an essential part of what I considered dessert - a cathead biscuit smothered with butter and homemade jam, jelly or preserves.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: A colleague could make a request that might place you in an awkward position with co-workers. Best advice: Share your concerns with an associate you can trust.