By Edith Anderson Special to the Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) "They kept talking and talking and talking. They would not shut up," J.R. Haralson said. The prolific, young writer said the characters in her book would not stop talking to her. "Once I completed the book, then they stopped," she said. An up-and-coming author, Haralson, has nearly completed her third book. "I did not publish my first book, "Time Will Tell," because of low esteem. ...
Residents of Colonels Island and their invited guests celebrated St. Patrick's Day Saturday with a parade, food, drink and fellowship. Here are pictures from the festivities.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Liberty County plans to honor cancer survivors by dedicating the first lap of this year's relay to them.
Last year marked the 19th year for Hinesville being a tree city. "In Hinesville, we have proved that trees and cities can co-exist, and especially in the recent past our city has built a strong relationship between nature and development," area Georgia Forestry Commission Ranger Jeff Stone said at a recent city council meeting while presenting the honor. Most cities in the state are not recognized as tree cities so this is a distinguishable honor, ...
The Hinesville Lions Club will have its White Cane Day Saturday, April 7, soliciting donations at Wal-Mart and Kroger.
United Way of the Coastal Empire will host its annual meeting and awards luncheon at 12 p.m., March 28, at Armstrong Center at Armstrong Atlantic State University, 13040 Abercorn Street, Savannah.
Leslie "Nicki" Sackrison will be on hand to discuss and sign her book, "Awesome Women - Some Famous, Others Infamous and Those Who Were Lost in History," at the Liberty County Historical Society meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the social hall of the Hinesville Presbyterian Church.
At Tuesday's weekly Hinesville Rotary Club meeting, St. Phillip's Episcopal Church pastor and HRC secretary Will Carter explained the 2-1-1 call system, a service extended to Liberty County in December through the United Way of the Coastal Empire. Part of the national 2-1-1 call system, the service links residents to a directory of information about organizations in the county that provide assistance for families and individuals during times of need and includes information for those ...
Katherine Blair of Liberty County traveled with the Coastal Courier and visited Tonawanda, N.Y., and then went to the Niagara Falls. To get your picture in the Courier, just have a picture made holding a copy of the paper while you are traveling and then get us the photo.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has announced the induction of 18 new sorority members into the local Hinesville chapter. Women of various professions recently received the honored status of becoming an "Alpha Kappa Alpha Woman." Nu Rho Omega chapter has served the local community for more than 25 years and continues to do so. New members are LaShawn Bacon, Teresa Bacon, Tomeka Barron, Claudia Bryant, Denise Burghoy, Stephanie Carter, ...
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, has announced that the dealership is hosting the Cub Scout's Pinewood Derby Coastal Empire Council Championship from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the dealership on Highway 84 East in Flemington.
In conjunction with the annual Great American Cleanup, the Keep Liberty County Beautiful initiative has once again organized a volunteer program featuring a multi-faceted beautification effort that is taking place this weekend and continues through May 31.
Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Daylight Savings Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday.
The 15th annual Kiss-a-Pig Contest pits a Hinesville business leader against Savannah school superintendent.
The Liberty and Long County Forestry Pageant were held on Feb. 24 at Brewton-Parker College's Liberty campus.
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.
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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?
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The Official Savannah Rock 'n Roll Marathon Pasta Party and Concert will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 E. Broad St. in Savannah.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 will host its second annual 5K fun run/walk at 8 a.m. Saturday near the Historic Midway Church.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time Sunday.