Using the old-fashioined approach - exercise and eating right - more than 50 Liberty County employees battled the scale as part of a two-month weight-loss challenge patterned after "The Biggest Loser" reality TV show.
Last weekend, 29 regional artists exhibited and sold their art around Vernon Square in Darien at the McIntosh Art Association's annual Art in the Park Festival, which was held in conjunction with the Blessing of the Fleet celebration.
A standing-room only crowd packed Smiley Elementary's gym for the school's first-ever pageant, which, according to principal David Edwards, was a smashing success.
Project Helping Hands is a nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid for developing nations.
Georgia and Florida have more "available" black men for college than anywhere else in the country, yet many of them drop out of school before the age 15, according to Dr. Daniel Wims.
Roughly 80 people braved a downpour Saturday to attend 2009 Kiss-A-Pig Team Liberty candidate Jason Rogers' second annual Pig Patty Party. The event raised funds for this year's campaign.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has tabled its annual LibertyFest this year due to a lack of suitable venue.
What historical structure was built in the city of Hinesville in 1839? What year was the Bradwell Park officially dedicated to the city? If you think you know the answers to these questions, then maybe you should play the Coastal Courier's Georgia Cities Week trivia contest at www.coastalcourier.com. If you don't know the answers, there's still incentive to log on, according to Coastal Courier advertising representative Connie Parker. "Anyone can play," she said, "and anyone ...
LUDOWICI - Long County Relay for Life team captains recently discussed final preparations for the May 1 event.
Charles Wood is not a man of many words, especially about his service in Vietnam. "I did what I had to do," he said about his experience. His wife Wynde Wood is more vocal about Wood's service and his accomplishments. She said he did more than just what he had to. "He was drafted in 1964. He went to Vietnam and extended his first tour, and then he volunteered to go back to Vietnam for ...
After the threat of frost has passed, there are a few weeks each year when Georgia's coast comes to life. Brightly colored flowers transform the area's normally muddy and marshy, brown and green landscape into a brilliant, sweet-scented display of blooms.
Seven community CASA volunteers from Atlantic Area CASA attended the Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates state conference in Atlanta on Saturday to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.
The Hinesville Rotary Club honored its Soldier of the Month on Tuesday. Spc. Brent A. Rapp joined the Ohio National Guard in July 2000. Rapp joined active duty in March 2002. His assignment was as a paralegal specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division.
The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources.
The tree planted by the Morning Glory Garden Club on Arbor Day last month was in memory of member Faye Chandler.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
The Liberty Theatre Company will perform Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" at 7 nightly May 17-18 and at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Doors open a half-hour before showtime.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.