On April 16 at Dorchester Academy in Midway, Liberty County Boy Scout Troop 581 listened to guest speaker Alexander Gardner give a lecture on international Morse code and the importance of staying in school, getting a good education and acting respectfully.
The annual Long County Relay for Life Friday in Ludowici at Veteran's Stadium raised more than $30,000, according to organizer Brandi Smiley.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club, of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.- Oleander District, set up camellia displays in area banks in March for the public to enjoy. Varieties displayed included Frances Smith, Alba Plena, Rubra, Julio Nuncio, Anita, White Empress, Professor Sargent, Pink Perfection, Lady Clare, variegated and Finlandia.
Hinesville Fire Department representatives talked to Golden Heirs at the April meeting. "Safety in the home" was the topic taught by firefighter Charles Helton and engineer Larry Dasher. Some safety measures given for people to follow are:
The 2010 Long County Relay for Life starts tonight at 5 on Veterans Field near Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici.
City officials plan to beautify Hinesville by commissioning street art for the Memorial Drive roundabout. Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas said Savannah College of Art and Design students will create designs for a sculpture or memorial art piece that characterizes and celebrates Hinesville. For more on this story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Coastal Courier.
A crowd of Army spouses, children and dogs, most clad in bright yellow T-shirts, gathered under gray, drizzly skies Saturday for the Yellow Ribbon Walk on Fort Stewart. The walk marked the halfway point for the 3rd Infantry Divisions Run/Walk To and From Iraq/Afghanistan, an exercise and morale boosting initiative begun in January.
Preschoolers eagerly waited for a turn to sit in the driver's seat during Wheels Day Friday on Fort Stewart. Military children from the installation's Child Development Centers were given a tour of numerous emergency and service vehicles, including a Hinesville police car, an Army humvee, a Forestry Division front-end loader and a Fort Stewart Fire Department ladder truck.
The Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will hold its second annual Mother's Day Luncheon at noon Thursday, May 6, at the Chatham Club in the Desoto Hilton Hotel. The theme is "Every Child Deserves a Good Mother." The cost is $50 per person and proceeds benefit CASA. Checks can be mailed to Savannah CASA, 428 Bull St., suite 205, Savannah, GA 31401. Donations are tax deductible.
The Coastal Courier is having a "Cutest Kids" contest. To enter, upload your child's photo at www.coastalcourier.com/cutestkids
Recently, the 2010 Miss Tri-County Pageant was held at Long County High School. The pageant drew poised young women from around the area, and the event was organized by Debbi Gaitten.
Relay For Life of North Bryan is gearing up for its nightlong fundraising event set for Friday, while Relay For Life of Richmond Hill is celebrating the success of its event last weekend.
Thursday's Earth Day celebration at the former Brewton-Parker campus is focused on helping children learn how to protect the environment, but the lessons are simple and can be applied by every member of the community, said organizer Sara Swida.
Calvin Speight says his great-great-grandfather is "the one that started America eating real good."
On a recent stroll around the Farmers Market, I glanced over at what used to be one of my favorite stops, Uncommon Grounds.
It has been 18 years since the unforgettable match between the Valley King Pins and the Pleasant Hill Strike Force and for the life of ...
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano. Ever since I was a little girl, I was amazed by my friends who play.
Marvin Walsh had been hosting "Renderings with Raymond" for five weeks and the stress of manning the town's only local talk show was becoming ...
A native of Liberty County, T.C. Stevens moved to Jekyll Island and graduated from Glynn Academy. He is now a retired deputy sheriff from ...
There is a country store that sits in the middle of hundreds of acres of farm land embedded with hardwoods and pines that have grown ...
Richmond Hill Elementary School students were amazed at the height of service dogs Winston, a golden retriever, and Gunner, a great Pyrenees, during the animals ...
Video games and social media aren't the only things holding the attention of some youngsters. A group of Pembroke kids is learning a classic ...
Yep, I did my civic duty Saturday and participated in the test run and employee training for the new Hinesville LongHorn Steakhouse.
As I grow, I heard that "passion is the best teacher, and the key to success." I never believed this because I thought the most ...
While questions surrounding the whereabouts of A.J. Fryerson dominated conversation in the Valley, the routine of daily life forged ahead.
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