Once on a working plantation, Olin Fraser's white house on Court Street was built in 1839, used to sit on the same property as Bradwell Institute and is recorded on the national registry for its historic significance.
A free lunchtime concert in the park Friday featured Carlos Bertonatti, who recently signed with Epic Records.
Once called "the apostle to the blacks," the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones has returned in spirit to his beloved Liberty County, a place where his former plantations, Maybanks, Montevideo and Arcadia, once stood and where he spent 17 years evangelizing to slaves, who his family called friends.
The staff at the Liberty County Tax Commissioner's office wanted to take a vacation to Hawaii, but couldn't. So they had a recent theme party in the office. And they brought a copy of the Courier along for Travel with the Courier. If you want to get a picture of your travels published in the paper, just snap a shot of someone holding a copy of the paper during your trip and get the photo ...
The Fort Stewart Enlisted Spouses' Club recently installed new officers for the fiscal year 2009-10. Frankie Andrews emceed the candlelit ceremony, during which the new board was installed.
A yellow "Dead End" sign provides one of the few vibrant colors along the frayed edges of Rebecca Street.
Homeless coalition moves forward, becomes state recognized corporation Agencies that currently assist Liberty County's homeless population now have a formal place to share and gather information. On Monday, Secretary of State Karen Handel signed an article of incorporation, recognizing The Liberty County Homeless Coalition, as a certified Georgia non-profit organization. And on Tuesday, the coalition held its first official incorporated meeting, where members discussed the group's bylaws, nominated board members and purpose. "This will ...
Liberty County Extension Agent Robert Bell spoke at the May 5 meeting of the Goldenheirs Club. He presented tips on planting and the care of grasses and other plants in this area. He said proper maintenance is essential to having a beautiful lawn and yard. Goldenheirs are reminded that the June meeting will be Monday and Sara Ann Swida with Keep Liberty Beautiful will present the program. John Stetzer, president of Goldenheirs, invites all seniors ...
Georgia Cities Week Liberty County history trivia winners were recently announced: • Week one winner Della Brewton Prize A • Week two winner Jim Moore Prize B • Week three winner Bridget Moore Prize C • Overall winner Dotty Fermin $100 gift card
The state opened a new program Monday to help parents of small children weigh their options for child care.
Even after Friday's rain, more than 70 riders put thunder in Stafford Park Saturday with a dice run to raise money for the Georgia Lions' Camp for the Blind.
Amid economic woes, the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools triumphed, raising $98,000 for the annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign for the American Diabetes Association.
Midway Mayor Donald Robert Emmons is currently serving his first term as the leader of a city in one of Georgia's most historic areas. As a native of Washington, he is a long way from home, but Emmons said he's excited about his assignment.
Matt and Jodi Woods of Gum Branch have begun their training for the 2009 Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. It is a 60-mile walk over a three-day period. The event is Oct. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Some people are known by the many words they speak while others say relatively little, but leave an awesome impression.
Probate Judge Nancy Aspinwall was the guest speaker for the September Goldenheirs meeting.
When we first moved to Liberty County in 1971, we met the owners of Fussell and Sons Furniture Company, an old business in Hinesville. We became very well-acquainted with Mr. and Mrs. Fussell and their son, Kenny.
The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival returns to J.F. Gregory Park for its 15th year from Oct. 18-20 with headlining bands Drivin' and Cryin' and Collective Soul.
The Liberty/Long Retired Educators held their first meeting of the year Sept. 9.
The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest will be Saturday at Club Stewart, despite the government shutdown.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
The shutdown isn't going to stop the fun. The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest, featuring food, music and fun for everyone, is still going to be outside Club Stewart on Saturday.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The Courier has been spotlighting the dedicated individuals and groups who were recently recognized for their service to others at this year's United Way Volunteers of the Year awards ceremony on Sept. 26.
Many veterans continue their military service by serving their fellow veterans and their community through their membership in veterans' organizations like the Veterans of Foreign Wars, said Stephen Wheeler, commander of VFW Post 6602.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Skidaway Marine Science Day 2013 will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the campus of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.
Walter Helmick, commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46, received a standing ovation when he was named United Way veteran volunteer of the year last week. He rolled onto the stage in a motorized wheelchair and graciously accepted the award.
Today, I'm proud to introduce the thriller "Prisoners," now in theaters. The film asks: How far would you go to protect your family?
The United Way of Liberty County, in partnership with America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, provided more than 16,000 pounds of groceries to 400 households Thursday during a mass mobile food drop. The United Way holds several food drops each year. This week's food drop was held at Dorchester Academy in Midway.