Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has announced the graduation of it's fifth Leadership Liberty Class at Bluff Creek. Leadership Liberty is an adult leadership class designed to cultivate future leaders for Liberty County during a nine-month course. The chamber will begin accepting nominations for the 2009-10 class in August.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, announced that President Barack Obama signed into law a program on June 30 that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS). This is a government program that helps motorists purchase new, more fuel efficient vehicles when they trade in a less fuel efficient vehicle through credit of up to $4,500 from the government.
MONROE, La. - CenturyTel, Inc. and Embarq Corporation announced recently that they have completed their merger.
Boomerang kids. You've probably read articles about them or may even have one yourself. That's where parents reopen their formerly empty nests to adult children who are trying to pay off student loans or bills, save for a down payment or regroup after losing a job.
Editor, I strongly feel that there should be strict spay/neuter laws in the entire world, but let us start with Hinesville, Ludowici and Jesup. Without laws or limits, people will continue to be irresponsible, letting their animals breed and abandoning the pups if they can't sell or give them away. I firmly believe if you are not a licensed breeder, then your animals need to be spayed/neutered to stop this epic problem of unwanted/unplanned litters that keep the vicious cycle going on and on.
Every year after the legislative session ends, I send a newsletter to constituents in my district recapping our work. In an attempt to gain input on certain issues, I also include a few questions and ask them to respond.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Hinesville Sonic Drive-In crew is one step closer to qualifying for the national finals of the 16th annual Dr Pepper Sonic Games, the competition that recognizes the best Sonic Drive-Ins in the country.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced recently that the Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority has been named as the recipient of a discretionary grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The grant comes from additional funding for 2009 Head Start quality improvement.
Under a new state law, House Bill 251 Public School Choice, parents and guardians of students living in the Liberty County School District boundaries may request to transfer their children to another public school in the Liberty County School District for the upcoming 2009-10 school year.
DALLAS, Texas - Sandy Jones, director of curriculum and professional learning for Liberty County Schools, has been accepted into the National Staff Development Council Academy for Staff Developers, a learning experience aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in all schools.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has selected Jim Nordone as its vice president for student affairs.
Four employees with a combined total of 100 years of service were recognized by the Long County Board of Education at the June meeting.
SAVANNAH - Fort Pulaski National Monument will implement an entrance fee increase June 15, according to a news release.
Emma Victoria Ortiz-Hernandez was born at 1 p.m. April 25 to Yesenia Hernandez of Hinesville and Pasquinel Ortiz of Hinesville.
Each of us is living out a legacy, something to be remembered for.
Leitutua Uati Sisigafria Leiataua was born at 6:27 p.m. April 24 to Leitita Leiataua of Hinesville.
We are approaching Memorial Day weekend, and it is sneaking up on many of us. It is a bit of a quirk that Memorial Day does not follow the last Sunday of May this year. Nevertheless, we pause this weekend to remember.
It's been 30 years since Mel Gibson wandered across a post-apocalyptic wasteland and escaped at the mercy of Tina Turner in "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome," the third film in the "Mad Max" series.
Cumberland Island was struck head-on by a major hurricane 117 years ago. The Category 3 storm pounded the Georgia coast with winds of 135 mph and massive waves, causing a 16-foot storm surge in Brunswick that left much of the city underwater.
A Florida teen was arrested Thursday night in Liberty County in connection with a school bus shooting that left two teens injured.
Hinesville police officers attempted to track a bear within the city limits Thursday night. But shortly before midnight, they called off the search because it had disappeared into the woods.
People in southeast Georgia- especially in the Sunbury area near Fort Morris - can breath a little easier.
The May Progress Through People Luncheon, featuring Fort Stewart garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory with the State of the Garrison address, will be at noon Thursday, May 28, at the Liberty County Board of Education Transportation Complex, 100 Technology Drive in Hinesville.
Liberty Real Estate Services held a grand opening April 30 for its new office in Ludowici.
Braden Michael Clement was born at 8:16 p.m. April 24 to Elizabeth Clement of Glennville.
As I've written before, Paul wrote, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope" (Romans 15:4). The Old Testament serves as a lesson to all to see how God has dealt with man and how man has dealt with God.
I have been trying to figure out what to do with my free time now that I have decided not to run for president of the United States (or what's left of it).