ATLANTA - Twitter gives the impression of being obsessed with mindless earthly trivia, from Justin Bieber's latest heartfelt tweet to his Beliebers to LeBron James' reflections on winning the NBA championship.
Carla's Colonial Bridal and Formal held its first Cutest Engaged Couple Contest this week. The winners were Victoria Burns and Paul Davis. Burns has won her choice of an accessory for Carla's Colonial Bridal, $300 off of a wedding picture package with Jennifer Norton Photography and 15 percent off her wedding flowers from Colonial Floral and Gift Gallery.
Parents, have you heard that proverbial summertime cry yet?
Venus, Bessie, Charzetta and Sally Quarterman hold a copy of the Coastal Courier during a May trip to Washington, D.C. Among their stops was the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
It was a sweltering, 100-plus degrees, but that didn't stop people from enjoying the annual Summer Slam Sunday at Salter's Field.
Goldenheirs met June 5 at First Baptist in Hinesville for their monthly meeting.
Maintaining a healthy yard is important to most homeowners. Most people maintain their lawns themselves, and many take pride in how attractive their yards are.
Young women from across the region competed recently in the Miss Independence Day Pageant at Long County High School in Ludowici.
A few weeks ago, I stopped at the Coastal Courier and talked with Pat Watkins. He showed me a book called "Seasons of Liberty" by Gary Smiley and asked if I had read it. I had never even heard of it.
Ecological conservation was the focus of conversation Thursday during the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce luncheon hosted by Keep Liberty Beautiful.
Robert Smith and Jessica Smith Zoucks won Colonial Floral and Gift Gallery's "Dad and Me" look-a-like contest for Father's Day.
Trinity Temple College of Religion in Hinesville recently held a reunion for its alumni.
There is still time to nominate an attractive business for the quarter.
Fort Pulaski National Monument is offering free trading cards. There are 10 cards in the Fort Pulaski collection:
A copy of the Coastal Courier travelled with members of St. James AME Church in Fleming to Orlando.
A fixture of most churches is a musician playing a piano off to the side just about every Sunday as the congregation and choir sing praises to God.
Two Christmas-themed events will be held in the next two weeks in Ludowici.
Members of the Liberty Independent Troop donated $5,000 toward the construction of the Veterans Memorial Walk to be built at Bryant Commons. To date, $97,200 has been donated for construction of the veterans memorial.
Air Force Airman Benjamin L. Wooten recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
With assistance from Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray and Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and his employees delivered many Thanksgiving meal baskets to area families in need.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.
Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.
The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.
The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.
At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.