Before the holiday season even arrived, Hinesville businesses and faith-based organizations began spreading cheer in August through support of the Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Long County celebrated its annual tree-lighting ceremony Saturday at the Well Pavilion. It was sponsored by the Long County Chamber of Commerce.
An old proverb mentioned in a 1970s song by David Gates suggests a picture paints a thousand words. I suggest a single word can paint a thousand pictures in the minds of prolific readers who develop extensive vocabularies. Consider the word barbecue.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) An old adversary wants to make amends over the holidays. The decision is yours. But wouldn't it be nice to share the upcoming new year with another friend?
Locals in search of alternative Christmas celebrations swapped pop-laden carols for traditional tunes and hot cocoa for tea during Saturday events at the Midway Museum and Fort Morris State Historic Site.
Tis the season to be jolly, but, unfortunately, it also is the season to be "trashy." It is true that the Christmas season brings many wonderful things to us - family gatherings, a spiritual uplift, a reminder of mankind's goodness. But it also brings a significant increase in litter.
Holiday decorations will transform the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 into a yuletide fun land from 6-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there.
The infamous surprise attack by Japanese forces on Pearl Harbor and Wheeler Army Airfield on a peaceful Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, was remembered Friday during a ceremony sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 at the American Legion, Post 168.
SAVANNAH - Police in Savannah has started closing part of a street along the city's riverfront to address concerns from residents and business owners about cruising and loud noise.
Taylor Elizabeth Smith, 7, was crowned "Petite Miss Christmas Holiday" in the Dec. 1 Miss Holiday Christmas Pageant in Ludowici.
Sonja Gordon, a retired Liberty County School administrator, took a copy of the Coastal Courier along Nov. 15 on a cruise to Nassau and Freeport, The Bahamas.
The Dorchester Improvement Association, the governing board of Historical Dorchester Academy, shared gifts with Liberty County schools that tell the story of civil rights.
Colorful, lighted floats, fire trucks, trailers and other vehicles brightened downtown Hinesville on Friday evening during the 16th Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade.
Ludowici beekeeper David Myers recently treated members of the Goldenheirs group to a sweet treat when he presented luncheon attendees each with their own jar of honey.
Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.
"Ant-Man" is another Marvel comic-book character making the leap to the big screen in hopes of starting a potential franchise, and you know what? It deserves it. While a notch or two down from the likes of fellow Marvel film "The Avengers" or "Guardians of the Galaxy," for most of its length, "Ant-Man" is not bad.
The old Midway Church got a new minister in March 1811 - the Rev. Murdoch Murphy from the Carolinas, who preached there for about 13 years.
Country music singer Joe Nichols will be the headline act for this year's Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill.
The Riceboro Community Churches, Inc. recently had its annual end of year banquet at the Riceboro Youth Center.
Hinesville librarian Betsy Stow's friends and colleagues joined her at the city's Live Oak Public Library branch for cake, punch and to say goodbye before she pursues her calling for theology and ministry.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. An article on the front page of July 15 edition gave an incorrect telephone number to call for more information on tours of the Historic Liberty County Jail. The correct number is 912-877-4332.
Although a number of areas appear to welcome the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that marriage is a guaranteed constitutional rite for same-sex couples, not just a man and woman, many in Ludowici and Long County do not agree.
Many years ago, before we had Wal-Mart and other large shopping centers close to us, we depended on peddlers to bring wares to our homes for our shopping pleasure.
Third Class Citizens, a band with members from Liberty and Long counties, is in the running for both the Georgia Music Awards' country band of the year and Georgia-country.com's group of the year.
"Don't let the bear get you!" This old saying popped into my head during this extremely hot weather.
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