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.
Children, parents and pets dressed Friday in costumes ranging from scary to super hero for the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's largest annual downtown event, the Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night.
Girls from around the region recently dusted off their best cowboy hats and donned their favorite western attire to be a part of the 2013 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Dec. 14.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
Walter Reeves, who is best known as the Georgia Gardener, served as the guest speaker Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress through People luncheon at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Halloween happens later this month, and I'm getting into the spirit by catching all new episodes of "The Walking Dead." The most-watched drama in basic cable history belongs to the AMC network and kicked off its fourth season earlier this month.
The Toys for Tots application deadline has been extended. A representative will accept Long County applications at the Long County Division of Family and Children Services building from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 1, which is the deadline for Long County.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Fort Stewart is reaching out to the civilian community, asking for female volunteers to serve as mentors to young female soldiers.
In its 15th year of operation, the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival welcomed thousands of guests to J.F. Gregory Park during the weekend for what has become one of Richmond Hill's most-anticipated events of the year.
Back in the Stone Ages - before hot wings were invented to satiate armchair quarterbacks, and when pro-football games were on Friday, Saturday or Monday and did not interfere with Sunday church services - football fanatics chowed down pounds of cheese, summer sausage and tater chips during the game.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: A more-positive mood might be difficult to assume in light of a recent problem involving the health of someone special. But by week's end, your emotional barometer should start to rise.
Gordon and Phyllis Holland will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.
The Toys for Tots application deadline is Oct. 31. All applications must be turned in directly to the Hinesville United Way office, 135 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive. Applications are available online at www.toysfortots.org. However, those submitting online applications will be required to provide additional information before the application can be approved.
The Long County Middle School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America hosted the Miss Walker Elementary and Miss Long County Middle School pageants Oct. 17.