While shoppers flocked to stores last weekend in search of post-Thanksgiving deals, the 40-memeber volunteer staff at Sunbury's Dunham Farms offered an alternative to holiday season commercialism.
Saturday morning's overcast sky provided the 11th annual Walk to Dorchester participants with an intermittent breeze and protection from the hot June sun, which broke through the clouds later in the day.
George Hurt, 58, hasn't had a dental or health exam in years. He has heart disease, a bad back and is unemployed ― he has been so for more than 12 months ― and lives with a friend because he can't afford his own place. He's looking for anyone, anything that can help. "If there is any assistance I can get, I would be glad to take advantage of it," Hurt said. On Saturday, at ...
It was known as the "Round Hole," a pooling spot where muddy waters cooled the skin and stained the white robes of slaves who were baptized there more than 200 hundred years ago.
Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers fans will be drawn together tonight thanks, in part, to the legendary smorgasbords that have come to be associated with Super Bowl parties. At gatherings around the country, sports enthusiasts will huddle around wide-screen televisions, savoring pizza, nachos and wings along with every last play in the big game.
Area clergy and government officials reminded Hinesville residents Sunday night of the many blessings in their lives and stressed the importance of giving thanks all year round.
This week, we asked mechanic and holiday decorator John Kunda to share with us the things he loves about the holidays. Here's Kunda's list:
The smell of fried chicken, barbecued pork, sweet potato pie and a variety of rice dishes wafted through Saturday's summer-like air as the city of Riceboro celebrated its third annual Ricefest.
To William Hernandez, joining the U.S. Army in 1948 was a way for a fiery kid from the streets of Ponce, Puerto Rico, to take care of his family.
With winter fast approaching, it appears the volatile economy still has an icy grip on Liberty County residents and agencies trying to help them.
Each day, Dwanna Boyd fills out applications for employment. "I have probably filled out about 80 applications already," she said. The single-mother of one joined the crowd of nearly 10.1 percent of Georgia's unemployed after she was released from both of her jobs in February - one at a local hotel chain and the other as a school bus driver for the Liberty County Board of Education. "I have been on the grind every day ...
Eight flags swayed in the breeze Friday afternoon as nearly 5,400 troops stood on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, ready to bid farewell to the installation and their families for nearly 12 months.
There is a very slim margin between the number of poor people living in Liberty County and those living in poverty across the state.
The Liberty County Health Department has received 400 of 3,200 doses of the 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine that were distributed Tuesday to eight coastal counties by the Coastal Health District.
Liberty County law enforcement officers, community organizers and family members lined up outside Carter's Funeral Home on Thursday to say goodbye to one of their own.