NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The man expected to be in the running to become the first African-American in the No. 2 position of the nation's largest Protestant denomination didn't choose to become a Southern Baptist. By Fred Luter Jr.'s account, it just sort of happened.
ET2 (SW/AW) Trevor Ribal, a Long County native, recently returned from a deployment on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).
This is the time of the year that people often see vegetable stands by the roadside, usually next to the farmer's field. Some farmers plant large quantities of vegetables and advertise for customers to pick their own at a cheaper price.
Although summer officially starts June 21, the warm temperatures are here to stay, which means more time outdoors and less time spent worrying about hair and makeup, mainly because all that hard work so easily could be washed away. However, there are a few ways to keep your mane looking great without spending hours under a hair dryer.
Law-enforcement officers from around the area recently hit the green and raised $5,100 for Helen's Haven, a nonprofit children's advocacy center operated primarily by donations.
Spc. Cedric Lasean Green recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. To welcome their son, grandson and great-grandson, the Pridgen, Wallace and Cooper families traveled to Fort Lee, Va.
The Hinesville Rotary Club recognizes Sgt. Roy Stewart of 1-41 Field Artillery, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Tuesday as the soldier of the week. Stewart thanked his wife, Kashelle Stewart, for supporting his military career.
The Department of Georgia's Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW recently donated $500 to the local chapter of Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville, which in turn gave the money to Tri-County Protective Agency. The money was from the statewid organization's safety program. The agency is a shelter for people leaving abusive households.
At a recent meeting of the VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary Post 6602 in Hinesville, three Long County residents were honored: Richard Furman of the Ludowici Fire Department, Brenda K. Furman of the police department and Mark Hall of the Long County Sheriff's Office.
At the Goldenheirs' May meeting, Brenda McMillan, registered nurse and quality improvement specialist for St. Joseph's/Candler Home Healthcare Services, spoke about home health care and how it contributes to recuperation.
John Hand Long, a Confederate veteran who died here in 1927, is believed to have been one of the last soldiers paid off by the Confederate States of America.
In response to complaints about the county closing a recycling center in Walthourville last month, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray told the Courier that the city now offers its residents and sanitation customers who live outside the city curbside recycling. The service began Jan. 2, city clerk Juanita Johnson said.
Bus travel has been very important in the life of World War II veteran Robert Greene, so the fact that this weekend's Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. is by bus doesn't bother him one bit.
Navy Capt. Annie B. Andrews recently was nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Andrews currently serves as strategic studies group fellow for the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group in Newport, R.I.
The concepts of diversity, leadership and civil empowerment defined the 3rd Infantry Division's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month observance at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
Boy Scout Troop 500 will hold its 54th-anniversary reunion Oct. 24 at the Boy Scout Hut, 605 E. Oglethorpe Highway behind the National Guard armory ...
Two women have started a drive to collect items that could help victims of flooding in South Carolina.
The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides assistance to the family members of fallen and injured first ...
According to the Webster's New World College Dictionary, one definition of "matriarch" is a highly respected elderly woman.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper announced its new leadership at its annual meeting which celebrated 10 years of protecting, preserving and improving the water quality of the Ogeechee ...
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta Division, including the Hinesville store at 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway, will host a multi-faceted campaign to support Breast Cancer Awareness ...
Today, the Rev. Douglas Harn is pastor of Victory Assembly of God in Hinesville. But he has had his share of hardship.
A former Hinesville resident has made the cut on NBC's "The Voice" singing competition.
The much-anticipated "Fireball Run" online reality show came to Liberty County on Thursday and Friday.
I'm actually at a loss for words, so I'll get straight to the point. "The Intern" is one of the most-pleasant surprises of ...
Johnny Depp's career has been in a slump the last few years, with bombs such as the bloated "The Lone Ranger," the unnecessarily baffling
Water is one of those things that we use every day and, quite frankly, take for granted.
If you live in Liberty, Long or Tattnall county, you have probably seen one of my cousins.
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