Keep America Beautiful will be hosting the first ever National Planting Day on Sept. 8! Why was this day created? National Planting Day is a great way to celebrate the value and power of native species for local landscapes.
Two Georgia men have opened a treasure chest filled with precious jewels of information to enjoy.
School has begun and summer is winding down, but you still can honor one of Liberty County's favorite summer treats.
The Hinesville Downtown Partners are accepting participation forms for the fourth annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night, which is scheduled for 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in downtown Hinesville.
The Wild West lives again on the AMC original series, "Hell on Wheels," now on Netflix. The show's title made me say, "Huh?", but I'm so glad I checked it out anyway.
NEW YORK - Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards next month. But she won't be the only gold winner in the room.
If you're not going to support our country, regardless of who is in office, or pledge allegiance to our flag, you need to leave the United States of America.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might not like the sudden setback in your plans. But keep that headstrong Arian temperament in check and wait for explanations. Things will begin to clear up by week's end.
NEW YORK - A person close to singer-rapper Nicki Minaj said Monday the 29-year-old entertainer has been in talks to judge the Fox TV competition and that a deal is in the works.
MILWAUKEE - Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.
The Tybee BeachSweep will be from 7:30-10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - Through musical portrayals of a soldier's initial Army enlistment, basic combat training and the rigors of overseas deployments, the U.S. Army Soldier Show aims to convey intimate messages of resilience, perseverance, bravery and mental toughness.
Kids are just darned cute. I am a sucker for commercials with kids and with pets. Whatever they are selling, I usually fall for it!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's rural development review team visited Walthourville's city office Aug. 2. The team conducted assessments, toured the building at 222 Busbee St. and met with city officials. The department attempts to increase rural residents' economic opportunities and improve quality of life. The team gave high accolades to the city.
Kristopher Hart of Flemington took a copy of the Coastal Courier with him on a recent trip to the original site of the church of John the Baptist, where Jesus Christ was baptized on the Jordan River. The water since has been diverted. He also visited the Dead Sea in Jordan; the sea is 400 meters below sea level.
Three people with ties to our area recently completed basic military training, one from the Air Force and two with the Navy.
It was a busy summer for participants in the Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation.
Three months after its inaugural MERGE event, the Community of Inspired Women is expanding its outreach projects and monthly gatherings.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
The Kirk Healing Center's Board of Directors has named Hinesville resident Gale Curtis Dent as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
Award-winning blues artist Janiva Magness and her band performed a free concert Friday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The concert served as a run-up to next month's Blues and BBQ festival in Hinesville. Magness, who said she is influenced by musicians like Etta James and Koko Taylor, has won four blues music awards, including the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award.
Dozens of area residents presented to donate at Friday's Battle of the Badges blood drive, according to Laura Troutman, Liberty County human-resources specialist and health-promotion leader.
Turkey platters abound on the top shelf in my kitchen. There are all kinds: tin, white glass, clear glass, colored china and thick plastic. Some may be alike, but most have different scenes with a large, colorful turkey in the center. I think I have at least 30. I just cannot help myself when I see a pretty one that is cheap and colorful.
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.