There was fun and laughter at the Geechee Kunda Gathering Saturday, but also serious expressions of tradition and respect for the past.
Attorney Mark Schaffer was the guest speaker at the Goldenheirs Luncheon on April 3. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and volunteers for Georgia Legal services. Schaffer presented a great deal of information regarding the multiple financial, health and security concerns facing today's seniors. Wills, trusts and probate, estate and trust administration, and Social Security issues were all discussed in detail. Schaffer emphasized the many pros and cons, legalities ...
Shondi Burnsed, export manager at SNF, Inc. (Chemtall) in Riceboro, donated her hair to "Locks of Love" recently. Burnsed, who took part in a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, said her Relay for Life team established two funds - Save the Hair and Shave the Hair. Because the Shave the Hair fund accrued the most donations, Burnsed had to cut off a majority of her hair. Coworkers spared her the shave, even though that ...
Several hundred people, mostly children, were attracted to Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville Thursday evening to participate in Earth Day in the Park. Here are some photos from the event.
The weather held out as contestants made their way through the Dorchester Shooting Preserve Saturday for the fourth annual clay shoot to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
A white Honda Acura attracted a lot of attention recently while parked in the parking lot by Goody's in Hinesville. What looked like a black blob from a distance was actually a swarm of bees clinging to the car's spoiler. The unidentified owner said she drove to a nail shop with the swarm on her car thinking they would go away. Later, she left the parking lot with the bees still holding on for the ...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 Women's Auxiliary sponsored its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday for local children. District President Grace Godfried, President Bea Hill, Junior Vice President Dorothy Scozzafava and a crew of volunteers and supporters helped the Easter bunny hide about 450 eggs in a field behind the post. After the hunt, the youngsters were served refreshments.
Hunting Easter eggs has always been a part of the Easter celebration. Children look forward to it as much as getting their new Easter outfits.
Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has announced the winners of Fashionetta 2007, which was March 17 at Fort Stewart Marne Club.
Pirates and revelers enjoyed a fun-filled evening Thursday at Sunbury Crab Co., which raised $7,800 in the Kiss-a-Pig campaign.
The annual Relay For Life of Liberty County kicks off tonight at 7 on the Frank Long Elementary School campus.
Altamaha Federal Credit Union, Long County branch, hosted a fundraiser recently for the Long County Relay for Life recently raising $189. Donations were taken for fishing supplies that included a 100-qt. cooler, rod and reel, large tackle box with tackle, filleting knife, miscellaneous snacks for the fishing trip and a roll of toilet paper. The theme for this giveaway was "Fishing for a Cure." The Relay for Life is planned for May 4-5.
Easter arrived a little early this year in Long County when Celebration Castle and Elim Baptist Church co-sponsored an Easter egg hunt March 31 on Elim Church Road.
Dr. Glenn and Becky Carter took the Goldenheirs along on their 2006 trip to China during the club's March meeting.
Tiger Cubs Scouts from throughout the region gathered at NeSmith Chevrolet in Flemington Saturday to see who had put together the fastest piece of wood. It was the Coastal Empire District of Scouting's annual Pinewood Derby. At left are photographs from the race.
Volunteers and rescue dogs had bittersweet partings Saturday when 50 pilots flew nearly 300 four-legged passengers out of MidCoast Regional Airport. It was the largest animal-rescue operation in Liberty County, according to organizers.
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?