The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced the theme and a schedule of events for the 2011 observance celebration.
A prayer labyrinth drew a stream of area residents seeking solitude, strength and encouragement to the Fraser Counseling Center on Friday.
Liberty County business owners and community leaders, many who spend their days addressing the needs of customers, relaxed Friday night at the Chamber of Commerce's annual membership appreciation Lowcountry boil and permitted others to take care of them.
Liberty County Pre-K Center staffers on Friday stepped back in time for a "decade dress-up" fundraiser.
To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Suzie Q's, a local community group dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness, held its first Liberty Shoppers Expo on Friday. Funds raised go to local treatment, care and support facilities.
The 27 Gold Star Mothers who attended Sunday afternoon's recognition and remembrance ceremony at Fort Stewart's Marne Chapel had one thing in common - they are parents of fallen soldiers. The first annual event, sponsored by the Survivor Outreach Services, was part of a military-wide long-term support program for surviving family members.
The Liberty County Board of Education met Tuesday to discuss concerns about the new Liberty Transit system buses accessing school property at Liberty County High School.
In July, the New Sunbury Association sponsored a week-long mission trip to Spruce Pine, N.C., under the direction of the Rev. Jimmy Bryant, minister of education for Hinesville First Baptist Church. Eighteen people attended, including six youth.
Hinesville District 4 City Councilman Keith Jenkins and Hinesville Crime Prevention Officer James Williams conducted a self-defense lesson Sept. 7 for nearly 20 members of the Goldenheirs. The members learned about tactics and techniques to defend themselves and visited with representatives from the city of Hinesville.
In the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, students gathered around flag poles at schools across the nation for the 20th annual See You at the Pole. The tradition started in Texas as a student-initiated prayer meeting that took hold in schools where participants encouraged each other to pray for community, local leaders and city, state and national governments, according to the See You at the Pole website, www.syatp.com. The event is every Sept. 22.
The best accompaniment to a night of smoldering blues music is a plate of juicy, smoked barbecue. Hinesville area residents enjoyed such a combination Saturday during the city's eighth annual Blues & BBQ festival, hosted by the Hinesville Area Arts Council, in downtown Bradwell Park.
The Garden Heights Neighborhood Watch recently started a "yard of the month" competition. Watch coordinator Irene Myers said she thought of the idea after visitors to her neighborhood repeatedly complimented the well-kept yards and houses.
The Beta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Sept. 7, in the social hall of the Pembroke United Methodist Church.
Cancer is a terrorist.
American Legion Post 168 and its Ladies Auxiliary invite all first responders, EMTs, firefighters and law enforcement officers to a spaghetti dinner at the post at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. Dinner is free to those emergency workers and their families. RSVP to 876-3342 by Friday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Partners including the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, coastal counties and local and federal agencies have produced an aerial-imagery dataset of coastal Georgia that offers the most high-resolution look yet at the region and will be used for everything from county planning to wildlife conservation.
The weather was perfect as crowds converged on Savannah's City Market to see why a cute little pig was being paraded around Ellis Square on Saturday.
Did you see the Oscars last weekend? USA Today reported the telecast, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, drew 43.7 million viewers, making it the most watched Academy Awards show in 14 years.
A celebrity bartending event sponsored Monday by the Hinesville Rotary Club and the LaQuinta Inn and Suites raised $350 for the Liberty/Long County office of the American Red Cross, according to Rotary Vice President Brigitte Shanken.
About 150 people from 18 states checked into the Desoto Hotel in Savannah last weekend for the Southern Garden History Society's 32nd annual meeting. The two-day event included talks by landscape-design and preservation experts, and tours of gardens that traditionally are not open to the public. On the third day, according to SGHS Immediate Past President Lucy Hitch, attendees are offered the opportunity to tour additional sites that are a bit further away from the conference.
For 71 of his 83 years on Earth, George Ginter has been a Scout.
My wife, kids, mama and a mess of doctors have strongly suggested that I try to eat healthy. But eating healthy is harder than most folks think.
Members of the 2014 Young Adult Leadership Liberty class learned how Liberty County is governed during a Feb. 19 session in the county commissioner's meeting room.
Airman 1st Class Nichelle Y. Fraiser has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The Anderson (Ind.) University Chorale from Anderson will perform at 7 p.m. March 17 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
In 1976, Mrs. Mary Harley, 90, of Liberty County, was interviewed by her grandson, Spencer Clark. Spencer and 20 other students in Mrs. Nan Flowers' class at Bradwell Institute recorded interviews with older Liberty County citizens about their early lives. They made a small book of these interviews called "Sand & Pine - Glimpses of Other Liberty Days." I was graciously given permission to share these stories from time to time with Coastal Courier readers.
The Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Program recently announced the availability of free meals to children during summer break.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market staff has announced the return of the spring market, which will be held from 4-7 p.m. each Thursday from March through April in downtown Hinesville.
Surprisingly, last weekend marked the third week in a row that "The Lego Movie" topped the box office and has grossed more than $183 million since its debut. The stop-motion animated feature has exceeded many people's expectations.
Savannah-area TV news personality Dal Cannady is walking 97 miles in seven days to raise money for the American Red Cross Heroes fund.