Bill and Brenda Acebes recently visited Portage Glacier in Alaska and took a copy of the Coastal Courier with them.
With help from the Masons of Georgia, Long County removed a cornerstone of the courthouse Saturday, and glimpsed artifacts from a time long gone. The stone housed a time capsule full of items from 1926.
The Long County Wildlife Festival last Saturday marked the event's 27th year, and organizers made sure to add plenty of new activities.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time next weekend.
Members of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 of Hinesville presented a plaque to Mayor Sandra Martin and the City Council of Flemington on Oct. 14 at Flemington City Hall for outstanding support during the organization's 2008 fundraising drive.
Rotary District Governor-Elect Clyde Taylor recently updated Hinesville Rotarians on changes in funding uses and sources, including restructuring the nonprofit club's grants and partnerships. Rotary International sponsors five educational programs, five humanitarian grant programs and PolioPlus through the annual program fund and the Future Vision Fund donations. Taylor said the organization's plan will span three years and help to simplify programs and focus Rotarian efforts.
Hundreds of guests turned out for the kickoff party Thursday for the Coastal Living and Cottage Living Holiday Coastal Cottage at Yellow Bluff, which start offering public tours Monday.
On Sept. 17, 36 Savannah College of Art and Design students and three instructors visited the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation near Riceboro to learn about the site and the projects they will be involved in this fall quarter.
LUDOWICI - As the summer heat transitions into cooler fall weather, it's important to make sure children are bundled up for warmth. Some children in Ludowici are in need of extra help this year and a group of local citizens is holding a community coat drive. The drive, Help Keep Smiley Kids Warm, is an effort to collect new and gently used coats to be distributed to those in need.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 is having a barbecue Saturday, Oct. 18, at 110-A Bagley St., Hinesville.
Sherry Somerville exemplified the Rotary Club's motto of "service above self" when she spoke to the Hinesville club Sept. 30. She talked about her journey from marital abuse and debilitating co-dependency to emotional well-being and spiritual wholeness through the Fraser Counseling Center.
Eddie Eastlake may not knock down 12 strikes for a perfect game, but she enjoys bowling just the same. Every chance she gets, Eastlake is at the Fort Stewart's Marne Lanes, ready to bowl.
Area veterans, including members of Chapter 789 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, and soldiers from various units on Fort Stewart recently marked POW/MIA Day with a remembrance ceremony at Fort Stewart. The event was outside the Fort Stewart Museum at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The sacrifices made by POW/MIA and their families were honored.
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.
Couples are invited to enjoy a romantic night out from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Thunder Run Restaurant.
Can you imagine life without ham? Me either. There would be no ham and eggs, just eggs. There'd be no country ham biscuits, just biscuits.
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Historically attired interpreters passionate about their subject brought Sunbury's Civil War history to life Saturday at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury. The site is well-known for its Colonial and Revolutionary War history, but the war that tore apart the nation and families from 1861-65 also impacted Sunbury's small community.
More than 600 community members found warmth in hot bowls of chili Saturday afternoon during First Presbyterian Christian Academy's annual chili cook-off.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: A colleague's remarks appear to be especially cutting. But don't waste your time or your energy trying to deal with the situation. You have more important things to do.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education will host the fourth annual Professional Perspectives on Family and Workplace Violence Conference.
Russell Groover wrote a book, "Tales of Grandpa and Gum Branch," in 1997, and dedicated it to his cousin, Eugene Talmadge Groover. Russell tells many tales about growing up in Gum Branch and the fun times he had with his many cousins - Talmadge, Miles, Tracey, Glenn, Gary, Lawrence and others.
Register now to be a part of Youth Sports' soccer and track and field programs. The registration deadlines are Feb. 21 for soccer and March 31 for track. Soccer runs March-April and track March-May.
After a one-year hiatus from the annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign, which benefits the American Diabetes Association, Liberty County is back into the "swine" of things.
Let's talk television! CBS recently unveiled an action-packed new series called "Intelligence." Does it make the grade?
An abandoned, starving dog was found Wednesday locked in a Hinesville home. Hinesville Police Department and Liberty County Animal Control officers rescued the dog after receiving an anonymous tip.