The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size. In January 2003, conductor and composer Ronald G. Calhoun was approached by local musicians who wanted an outlet for singers in the area. Calhoun founded the choir, volunteering his time and frequently traveling lengthy distances to lead and direct rehearsals. The group's first performance, "100 Voices for Easter Concert," was staged in Hinesville in April 2003. Since then, the Mass Choir ...
There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 16th annual scholarship banquet at Saturday, March 13, at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart. There will be a reception from 6:15-6:45 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. Savannah Mayor Dr. Otis S. Johnson is this year's speaker. Tickets are $35 each and are available by calling Dr. Robert Simmons at 368-3333, Robert Blue at 368-7675 or any of the Eleven Black Men directors. ...
What seemed like a dreary and cold Saturday for most Hinesville residents wasn't for several area motorcycle clubs and the American Red Cross.
Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services is offering after-school transportation to students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Snelson Golden Middle School who are currently enrolled in CYSS programs.
The Liberty County Schools Division for Exceptional Learning will have a free parenting workshop from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St., Hinesville.
Diamond Elementary School students learned Friday that every penny has precious value when many pennies for a good cause are added together.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club, helped OMI workers plant daffodils Jan. 20 as part of a state beautification project. The plants were placed around the Blue Star Highway marker at Main Street Park. Club president Judy Shippey said there are more beautification projects coming up, including a tree planting ceremony Feb. 19. The Morning Glory Garden Club is a member of the State Garden Clubs of Georgia.
New Day Outreach Ministry donated $150 and eight boxes of food to the Manna House in Hinesville on Thursday. The church asked members to collect food items to help replenish Manna House's supplies, which dwindled during the rough holiday season. Many people contributed.
Bill Austin and Deborah Robinson's devotion to preserving one of Liberty County's most historic sites has been recognized by the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. Austin and Robinson were named the 2010 volunteers of the year for their work with Dorchester Academy in Midway.
Some enterprising Liberty High School students whipped together a quick campaign for Haiti relief that netted more than $5,000 last month. The students presented the funds to local Red Cross representatives on Monday at the high school. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Wednesday's Courier.
LILBURN - If Georgia's groundhog can be believed, the chilly winter is about to give way to an early spring. Gen. Beauregard Lee gave his annual Groundhog Day prognostication Tuesday morning from his home at the Yellow River Game Ranch. The prediction was delayed when Gen. Lee got away from his handlers and hid, then climbed a fence behind his mock-mansion home.
The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual holiday pageant on Dec.12, at Midway Middle School. The theme for the pageant was "Diamonds in the Stars."
Boys Scouts from all over the area came together last weekend in Long County, to commemorate the 30th annual Father/Son Freeze-Out campout.
"Our mission is to serve Christ in crisis and we will do that by taking care of the most precious thing that God gives to a family and that is their children," Bob Sprinkle said at the January meeting of Goldenheirs.
SAVANNAH - The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2014 "Fans Rule" World Tour to the Savannah Civic Center at 7 p.m. March 13, 2014.
"Come & Take It," a Revolutionary War encampment, will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road, 7 miles east of Interstate 95 near Midway.
Long County has several different activities planned today and Monday in honor of Veterans Day.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced a fall photo contest open to amateur photographers.
The 1985 sci-fi novel "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card won both the Hugo and Nebula awards in its day. A big-screen adaptation has been a long time coming - and it's finally here.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
I'm often asked why I don't write other commentaries. It's better to write about things you know about, and it's easier to do it when it's something most folks can agree on - like food.
Representatives of the Hinesville Fire Department presented the program for the October Goldenheirs meeting.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: Be careful about joining a colleague's plan to solve a workplace problem. Investigate it thoroughly. Otherwise, you could find yourself in a predicament with other associates.
You can perform triple duty this holiday: recycle, volunteer and decorate?
Beth Reddish, LCSO deputy clerk, was recently recognized by the Victim Advocacy Program, which annually recognizes a local law-enforcement employee for going beyond duty to help military victims of domestic violence.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling authors Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander will headline the 2014 Savannah Book Festival, set for Feb. 13-16.
Within 30 minutes of open registration at the Warriors for William 5K in J.F. Gregory Park on Sunday, race numbers had completely sold out. Walkers, runners, volunteers and other supporters came in droves to support a special little boy with a serious illness.
Liberty County has been chosen to receive $25,999 in federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
What do you get when you re-team Niels Arden Oplev, the director of the original "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," with his star, Noomi Rapace, and add in a dash of Colin Farrell?