The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size. In January 2003, conductor and composer Ronald G. Calhoun was approached by local musicians who wanted an outlet for singers in the area. Calhoun founded the choir, volunteering his time and frequently traveling lengthy distances to lead and direct rehearsals. The group's first performance, "100 Voices for Easter Concert," was staged in Hinesville in April 2003. Since then, the Mass Choir ...
There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 16th annual scholarship banquet at Saturday, March 13, at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart. There will be a reception from 6:15-6:45 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. Savannah Mayor Dr. Otis S. Johnson is this year's speaker. Tickets are $35 each and are available by calling Dr. Robert Simmons at 368-3333, Robert Blue at 368-7675 or any of the Eleven Black Men directors. ...
What seemed like a dreary and cold Saturday for most Hinesville residents wasn't for several area motorcycle clubs and the American Red Cross.
Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services is offering after-school transportation to students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Snelson Golden Middle School who are currently enrolled in CYSS programs.
The Liberty County Schools Division for Exceptional Learning will have a free parenting workshop from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St., Hinesville.
Diamond Elementary School students learned Friday that every penny has precious value when many pennies for a good cause are added together.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club, helped OMI workers plant daffodils Jan. 20 as part of a state beautification project. The plants were placed around the Blue Star Highway marker at Main Street Park. Club president Judy Shippey said there are more beautification projects coming up, including a tree planting ceremony Feb. 19. The Morning Glory Garden Club is a member of the State Garden Clubs of Georgia.
New Day Outreach Ministry donated $150 and eight boxes of food to the Manna House in Hinesville on Thursday. The church asked members to collect food items to help replenish Manna House's supplies, which dwindled during the rough holiday season. Many people contributed.
Bill Austin and Deborah Robinson's devotion to preserving one of Liberty County's most historic sites has been recognized by the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. Austin and Robinson were named the 2010 volunteers of the year for their work with Dorchester Academy in Midway.
Some enterprising Liberty High School students whipped together a quick campaign for Haiti relief that netted more than $5,000 last month. The students presented the funds to local Red Cross representatives on Monday at the high school. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Courier.
LILBURN - If Georgia's groundhog can be believed, the chilly winter is about to give way to an early spring. Gen. Beauregard Lee gave his annual Groundhog Day prognostication Tuesday morning from his home at the Yellow River Game Ranch. The prediction was delayed when Gen. Lee got away from his handlers and hid, then climbed a fence behind his mock-mansion home.
The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual holiday pageant on Dec.12, at Midway Middle School. The theme for the pageant was "Diamonds in the Stars."
Boys Scouts from all over the area came together last weekend in Long County, to commemorate the 30th annual Father/Son Freeze-Out campout.
"Our mission is to serve Christ in crisis and we will do that by taking care of the most precious thing that God gives to a family and that is their children," Bob Sprinkle said at the January meeting of Goldenheirs.
For some "Old Lions" it'd been 50 years since they last gathered as classmates.
The weather is cooler, and cane-grinding time is here.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.
St. Philip's Episcopal Church will host the Liberty County Community Area Mass Choir at 3 p.m. Sunday at 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville.
Fort Stewart Youth Sports winter registration runs until Dec. 6.
STATESBORO - The national tour of "Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash" will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Riceboro native Dawn Baker, a WTOC television anchor and reporter, will host a leadership lecture, "Become the Best You," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah. This event is free and open to the public.
It's time once again to visit one of our big-screen Marvel Comics superheroes.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
It was sunny for the seventh annual Ricefest on Saturday in downtown Riceboro. The event, which included a parade and entertainment, as well as food booths and product vendors, drew a large crowd.
My English IV teacher, Reomia Unold, said ambrosia was the food of the gods. I disagreed and told her so. She shook her head and sighed.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: A new development could snarl travel schedules or other holiday-linked projects. Some flexibility might be called for to deal with the problems before they get too far out of hand.
White-tailed deer season is a time that licensed hunters look forward to.
Everyone knows Henry Ford built cars. Most know Ford built what eventually became modern day Richmond Hill.