A cotton plantation that was home for one Georgia family for more than 140 years is preserved as an historic site by Georgia State Parks.
ATLANTA - A federal education official plans to participate in a panel discussion at the annual conference of the 100 Black Men of America in Atlanta.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and Col. Kevin Milton, U.S. Army garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, hold a proclamation signed by Thomas.
VIP Office and Furniture Supply recently donated two framed wall posters to St. James Sports Center in Midway. Cathy O'Hagan, VIP's retail operations executive, and Ernie Walthour, director of St. James, show the posters.
Georgia Baptist Children's Homes have changed throughout the years, according to Stephen Bene', a representative of the homes.
Second Lt. Mitch Leachman with the Georgia Army National Guard and 2nd Lt. Justin Leachman with the U.S. Air Force hold a copy of the Courier at Justin Leachman's recent commissioning at the University of Georgia in Athens.
We often take for granted what we depend on for the quality of life that we want to have. Every day, I open the blinds and look at a lovely expanse of marshes. I always expect it to look beautiful and healthy. I take for granted that it will always be able to fulfill its job of acting as a natural filter for our waterways.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Alan Jackson is not one to overshare. An imposing figure, he's tall and reserved with cowboy hat pulled down low over his eyes. Even that moustache is a little bit intimidating.
Area homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless will have an opportunity Saturday to connect with service providers who can help them in their time of need, as well as get information about emergency shelter, employment, health care and veterans services.
As a county extension agent, the questions I get are all over the map. One minute I may be talking about pond management or shrimp-like creatures in a ditch and the next minute providing information on how to solve a particular insect problem or turf disease. I have always enjoyed solving mysteries and puzzles. But every once in a while there are those cases that ends with a head scratch and my favorite quote, "I don't know, but I will find out and get back with you."
Many local businesses work every day to make shopping and business experiences a pleasure by creating and maintaining attractive locations. Join us this month in recognizing some of these attractive local businesses by nominating them for our quarterly Win-dex Awards. Nominations for this quarter's awards are being accepted through June 30. This program is our way of recognizing those attractive businesses in our community.
The Liberty County United Way sponsored another of its periodic food distributions to 527 households in Liberty County on May 22 at the Schumann Center in Hinesville.
School cafeterias at elementary and middle schools in Liberty County will be serving free meals to children through June.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Gregg Allman is getting married for the seventh time.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery, 102 Commerce Street, will have special hours this summer due to construction. Hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m Tuesday-Thursday and extended Thursday from 4-8 p.m. This excludes all class schedules that may keep the space open longer and/or different hours.
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training:
The Fraser Center celebrated the service of employee Mildred Brown on Sept. 15.
The Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant was held Oct. 4 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.
The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.
Richmond Hill High School special-education teacher and wrestling coach Bob Parker said Alexis Mercado easily could be Georgia's governor if he wanted the job.
In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."