Toys for Tots, the Marine Corps Reserves national charity drive, is back in Liberty County this holiday season with EXIT Team Realty spearheading the local effort to bring Christmas gifts to less fortunate children.
Area leaders filed into Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel on Sunday evening, joining in prayer and renditions of "God Bless America" and "Amazing Grace" led by the Liberty County Mass Choir, during the annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Service.
Every year, thousands of soldiers spend the holidays hundreds miles away from their families. Whether they spend them overseas or stateside, not having someone to share the holiday season with can be depressing.
If it wasn't for the caring congregation of Bethel AME church in Hinesville, this Thanksgiving would have been a bleak one for Leslie Bradley and son Trevon.
Year after year, most of us spend Thanksgiving doing the usual.
Area students made history Wednesday at Lyman Hall Elementary when they revealed the world's largest crayon, a 9-foot, eight-inch, 605.5 pound stick of color not available in even the 64-count box from Crayola.
Taking top honors in the Liberty Fest pageant in August and winning the honor to represent the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at Liberty Fest next July in the Miss Division was Heather Reddish, and in the Teen Miss Division, Kelly Long.
Shayna Brown was chosen as Miss Hinesville 2009 by the judges from a group of seven young ladies the evening of Nov. 15.
Every child wishes they could have a carnival at their birthday bash, and although that might be a stretch for most parents' budgets, it was the least that could be done for military children as the 3rd Infantry Division celebrated its 91st birthday this week during Marne Week. The Courier went behind the scenes with the fourth-generation family of carneys responsible for making the festivities come to life.
Liberty County deputies banded together to help one of their own get through a difficult time and financial burden. Jon Glandon, a former deputy of the LCSO, discovered he had brain cancer in 2003. After a three-year remission, the cancer has returned, as did the routine visits to Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. The constant travel has created a financial burden for Glandon's family.
A standing-room only crowd packed Vann's Restaurant on Thursday night for the third annual Pouring 4 Paws fundraiser to benefit the Liberty Humane Shelter. Teams of celebrity bartenders, some dressed in outrageous costumes, served and poured, dropping their tips into a bucket for the shelter staff to tally.
The Dazzling Diamond Divas, a Red Hat Society chapter on Fort Stewart, recently had a progressive dinner.
Members of the Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club and their families met Thursday afternoon to place wreaths at the Desert Shield/Desert Storm Monument in observance of Veterans' Day. The monument, in the wooded area in front of the post exchange, was built and dedicated in 1991 to honor those soldiers from Fort Stewart who died in battle.
The weather was clear and perfect and the little ones were out for fun at the YMCA Fall Festival held on Nov. 8.
Lis Wiehl, a New York Times best-selling novelist, regular legal commentator on the Fox News Channel and radio show host, will celebrate the release of her new legal thriller, "Snapshot," with a talk, Q&A and book signing at 2:45 p.m. Saturday at Telfair and Wright squares in Savannah.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: You might want to ask a friend or relative for advice on an ongoing personal matter. But be careful not to give away information you might later wish you had kept secret.
Seaman Johnathan J. Esterbrook, a 2013 graduate of Liberty County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Esterbrook also was meritoriously promoted to his current rank.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold a six-week course on the history of Coastal Georgia from 4-6 p.m. each Tuesday from March 11-April 15 at the Richmond Hill Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.
Hinesville artist Charles Nelson likes all aspects of art, including comic-book illustrations, and his diversity is evident in the work on display through Feb. 27 at the Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street.
Feb. 12, 1809, was a cold Saturday in Kentucky. A little boy was born that day in a crude log cabin to Tom and Nancy Lincoln.
Using only cardboard and duct tape, could you build a boat that will carry a two-person crew the length of a swimming pool?
Author Tom Clancy's main character is back in theaters in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit." This time, Ryan is portrayed by Chris Pine, the star of the recent Star Trek reboot.
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The fast-food craze that began more than half a century ago is partly to blame for the apparent loss in customer service.
Hinesville Fire Department Capt. Andra Hart likes his job. He said it gives him a sense of purpose just knowing that at any given time he can make a difference in someone's life. His own life is guided by his personal motto: "You determine your own outcome."
A group of retired members of the Georgia Army National Guard have been meeting for breakfast in Hinesville one day each month for more than 26 years.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: Someone who gave you a lot of grief might ask for a chance for the two of you to make a fresh start. You need to weigh the sincerity of the request carefully before giving your answer.
A fund has been set up to help a local family devastated by a fire last week.
Each year, on the Saturday of the third weekend in March, the Sons of Confederate Veterans host a Civil War re-enactment in Tattnall County near Manassas at Fort Wallace Wood, between Reidsville and Claxton on Highway 280.