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Dr. Borquaye speaks at Rotary

Dr. Seth Borquaye spoke about The Ghanavisions Foundation at Rotary's weekly meeting on Tuesday. Borquaye, an obstetrician, started the organization as a way to further education and health for the people in his native country, Ghana. One of Ghanavisions' programs is "Malaria Be Gone," which aims to put a mosquito net over the head of every Ghanaian. For more information about The Ghanavisions Foundation, and how you can help, visit www.ghanavisions.org.

May 17, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Lifestyle


Flemington tables revisions to subdivision rules

Flemington's monthly city council meeting on April 8 was brief.

May 15, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | News


STC director speaks about enrollment

May 10, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


Festival celebrates barrier island cultures

It's almost that time of year again. The Gathering at Geechee Kunda is being held on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lectures, exhibits and special presentations highlighting our area's Geechee/Gullah culture will begin at 10 a.m. with performances beginning at noon.

May 01, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Things to Do


Kingston field representative addresses Rotary

April 25, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Lifestyle


Group trying to breathe life back into Liberty treasure

Mary Beth Evans, executive vice president of the LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, is excited about plans for the former rice plantation near Riceboro.

April 22, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Things to Do


Group aims to lead addicts away from drugs

Cheryl Mainor knows the pain of losing a child, but she is doing everything she can to make sure no one has to go through what she went through.

April 19, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Lifestyle


Rotarians hear of Alzheimer's

Stacy Floyd with the Coastal Georgia Regional Office of the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association spoke at The Hinesville Rotary Club meeting on March 25. The office serves 15 counties, including Liberty. Based on the 2000 census, 110,000 Georgians age 65 and older have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. The association offers free services such as support groups, a 24-hour helpline, lending library of information about disease, and many more. For more information, call the regional office at (912) 920-2231, the 24-hour line at 1-800-272-3900, or visit www.alz.org/georgia/.

April 12, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Living well


Local authors book

Pamela Hill Woodard, a Hinesville resident since 1982, has written a book about her "peculiar" father, James A. Hill Sr.

April 09, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Lifestyle


Flemington getting vehicle dealership

Flemington will be getting a used car dealership soon.

April 09, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | News


Pieces of Egyptian history in Midway

Egyptian history may be a little bit closer to Hinesville than you think.

April 09, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | News


Hiker actually combatting diabetes

Andy Mandell, aka, Mr. Diabetes, is walking with the hope that he will help save lives, and not just his own.

April 05, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff writer | Living well


Boy Scout Executive addresses Rotary

Tom Cardiff, executive for the Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club at its weekly meeting on March 11. The Coastal Empire Council is comprised of 11 counties, including Liberty, where 8,500 boys are involved in scouting. Cardiff said he believes scouting is becoming more important than ever because of changes in the family unit -- more single parent homes and grandparents raising grandchildren. "We need it (scouting) more today than we did 50 years ago," Cardiff said. For more information on the Boy Scouts, call (912) 927-7272 or visit www.bsasavannah.org.

March 28, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Lifestyle


Lions set sight fundraiser for March 29

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and members of the Hinesville Lions Club gathered on March 6 for the signing of a White Cane Day Proclamation to benefit the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, which has been devoted to helping save the sight of Georgians for more than 50 years.

March 26, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Lifestyle


Rotary gets hospital tour

March 26, 2008 | Emily Peterson | Living well


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