Da'Shawn Dante' Ny'Raivon Platt was born to Markitta Platt at 7:50 a.m. on March 17. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Da'Shawn weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 inches.
Angelica Iuelisse Jackson was born to Jaslin Aluarez and Anthony Jackson at 8:02 am on March 16.
Kah' Mya Tyasia Heaven Cooper was born to Fashionetta Latina Johnson and Harvell Hikeem Cooper at 6:03 p.m. on March 16. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Kah' Mya weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches.
April is filled with special days and activities, but the greenest one is the Earth Day in the Park Celebration on Wednesday, April 22. Mark your calendars now to join us at the "Green Scene" this year. This Earth Day event promises to be an afternoon full of family fun and activities to turn any Liberty County family "green."
Today is the birthday of one of Liberty County's oldest citizens. Mrs. Cherrie Watkins Murrell of Hinesville will be celebrating 100 years of living today. I had the pleasure of visiting her last Wednesday and asking her a few questions about her life. Several years ago, she often visited city hall and talked with us, giving us bits of wisdom and sharing her humor with us.
VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently had a green mascot contest to promote green office products. This contest challenged high school students in Chatham and Liberty counties to create a mascot that embodied the importance of "going green."
Liberty county will soon have its first tattoo parlor, but "it's just not another tattoo shop," according to owner Terrance Newsome.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield invite community members to join the semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 28.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will host two financial seminars at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 17, in the Armstrong Center, room 126, 13040 Abercorn St., Savannah.
Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus will offer automotive classes beginning summer quarter.
Sixth- and seventh-grade students at Midway Middle School represented Georgia and welcomed Dr. David E. Guggenheim to the school Friday, March 13.
Nine Bradwell Institute Chorus students passed performance auditions in singing and sight-reading and were selected to perform in the 2009 Georgia All-State Chorus.
It appears the walking dead were among humans at the inaugural Dawn of the Zombies 5K run last Saturday at Holbrook Pond.
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The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.
Atlanta Gas Light and Liberty County Development Authority officials held a groundbreaking Thursday at the Tradeport East Business Center in Midway for the start of construction on a $9.7 million natural-gas pipeline.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville POlice Department include:
Operation Rising Star
Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital is on its way to achieving a coveted baby-friendly designation. The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program launched in 1991, encourages hospitals to offer the best care for new families and encourage breast-feeding. To achieve the program's baby-friendly designation, hospitals must successfully implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence.
J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide affordable health-care services to the Savannah community, recently promoted Dr. Michael Adams to chief medical officer.
At Canyon Ranch Institute, a short quote on the wall of the offices serves as a call to action. One of the CRI team members heard it at a reunion many years ago, and it stuck with us: "Friends are medicine."
A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
The Miniature Masterpieces art show will hang in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery as part of the annual fall show and silent auction.
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
The American Red Cross likes to remind eligible donors that it's never too late - or too early - to make blood donation a lifelong habit.
Standing in the path of an Atlanta team intent on establishing the run to spare its own sinking 31st-ranked defense is Baltimore's 3-4 scheme capable of winning - if not dominating - every matchup up front. Atlanta's edge is on the perimeter with wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, who had 12 catches in his last game against the Ravens. Quarterback Matt Ryan makes too many throws eye-to-eye with pass rushers and more horizontal patterns and dump-offs to running backs Antone Smith and Steven Jackson spreads Baltimore's attacking linebackers.