The city of Hinesville will be doing its part to make the holiday season special for residents of the state's mental health and retardation hospitals.
The Coastal Courier is sponsoring a children's costume contest to welcome in the fall season.
Lyndol Anderson of Walthourville and Mary-Ann McIntosh of Townsend have been honored as "lifetime Master Gardeners" during the Liberty County Alumni Master Gardener Association meeting.
Recently, Team SCMPD competed against the Southside Fire Department in a hamburger-eating contest at Back Yard Burgers on Ogeechee Road in Savannah.
Along with educating Liberty County women about their hair, some local hairstylists will be working to educate them about their sexual health through a new partnership with the Coastal Area Support Team.
Goldenheirs enjoyed a covered dish lunch at the September meeting.
Paislee Edmondson was crowned the Miss Long County Wildlife Western Wear overall winner Saturday.
Sgt. Kevin Ortiz was honored as Soldier of the Month for September during the Rotary Club meeting Sept. 18.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire announced $202,699 as this year's goal for the fundraising campaign this past week at The Heritage Bank. The annual campaign runs from September to November.
The Gum Branch Fire Department hosted a fish fry and classic car show this past Saturday at the Gum Branch park.
Commodity distributions have been announced for Liberty and Long counties. Forms are required to pick up food.
The quaint brick house at 70 Martin Road in the heart of Midway has been different things over the years. However, since October of 2005 it has been The Midway Gallery.
- Mutch Logan lived in Willie and had a barrel of fish shipped by rail each Saturday and sold them in the community.
Music filled the air at the Goldenheirs' August meeting as the Holiday family presented a concert showcasing a variety of music, including classical.
UnityFest, a first-year community praise celebration, drew flocks of faithful Liberty Countians on Saturday to Bryant Commons in downtown Hinesville. The festival's planning-committee members, who deemed the event a success, coined a mission statement: "Believers breaking down denominational walls to gather together as a unified community, reflecting our diversity and faith through public praise and worship," and praise and worship is what they did.
Billy Joe Point on Colonels Island in Liberty County sometimes is referred to as Billy Harris Point. John Toby Woods purchased the land and was building a house on the property once owned by Dr. Raymond Harris, whose land bordered Maybank, the home of the Rev. Dr. Charles Colcock Jones.
Last year, 525 elementary-school children in Liberty County were served by the Backpack Buddies program, which ensures children who receive free and reduced-price school meals don't go hungry over the weekends. This year, even more meals will be packed because the program is expanding to include 75 middle-school students and 20 Head Start preschoolers.
Queen Mother Grace Godfrey of the Georgia Peaches Red Hat Society of Hinesville announces the luncheon hostesses for the upcoming months: October - Gaby Chaffee; November - Dot Mitchell; December - Maggie Roberts and Dorothy Radunske.
Round one of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
American Legion Post 321 and the Boy Scouts of America Troop 461 partnered Wednesday evening to observe the 12th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Legion members and scouts also teamed up to conduct a formal flag-retirement ceremony.
In an instant, Sujo John's American dream became a nightmare on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Georgia Theatre Company is planning its 10th annual "Cinema for a Cause" event, which will span 32 Georgia movie theaters Sept. 22.
SAVANNAH - Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire has announced a $500,000 Community Challenge campaign to raise funds for the expansion and renovation of the Savannah Ronald McDonald House.
SAVANNAH - Habitat for Humanity Savannah recently received a $3,000 grant from Target to defray the costs of the home-ownership program.
September has proven to be a pretty poor month for movies.
Hinesville: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Other than Atkinson's peanut-butter bars and the orange-slice jelly candies I enjoyed as a kid, I've been good about keeping candy at arm's length. But when I was stationed in Italy, I discovered that European chocolatiers take chocolate to a whole new level. Had my unit not rotated to Fort Bragg early, I might now be diabetic.
For military families living in a new community, it can be difficult to find someone who cares about their needs. If domestic violence occurs in that home, it can be even harder to find someone who cares.
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: Someone in authority might decide to select you as a candidate for a project that carries more responsibilities. Be prepared to show why you're the right choice for the job.