Whenever you see people enjoying a comfortable retirement - traveling, volunteering, pursuing hobbies, taking up a new career - you can be pretty sure it all didn't happen by accident. In fact, success at retirement is similar to success in just about any endeavor. You have to plan for it.
Clouds come into our lives in many ways. Last Tuesday they arrived with dark, cold overcast skies and icy rain, causing spirits to sink.
Patrons enjoying lunch at El Potro Mexican Restaurant in Hinesville Thursday had a front-row seat as an 18-wheeler dove into a ditch in front of the popular eatery.
The law firm of Jones, Osteen & Jones welcomes the addition of local attorney Richard E. Braun Jr.
Five years ago one person in Appling County owned a hybrid car. That was a man who had been mayor, a munificent ambassador who went around with pockets full of tie pens that read "Baxley."
Lent, the 40 days before Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, which is this week.
Army Pvt. Dana R. Cox has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Ports Authority announced Monday at a board meeting here that a record number of containers moved through the Port of Savannah in 2007.
A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
MA Guadalupe Velez-Garcia was born on Jan. 26 at 12:26 p.m. to Maria Garcia Landez and Mario Velez-Ibarra of Hinesville. She was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19-3/4 inches. Her maternal grandparents are Humberto and Alejandra of Veracruz, Mexico. Her paternal grandparents are Raul and Maria of Juxanajualo, Mexico. She is welcomed by a sister Andrea and brother Oliver.
Jan. 11 marked the end of a chapter in the history of the most deployed engineer battalion in the Army today, the 92nd Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy) "The Black Diamonds."
Savannah Coastal Puppetry Guild welcomes everyone to a workshop on making puppets out of everyday items on Feb. 12.
Editor, I would like to express my thanks and gratitude for the great job that Vicki Davis did when employed as the executive director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority. The seven years that she gave to our community opened many doors of opportunity to the Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police department included:
The Investigation Discovery channel will premiere an episode of "Deadly Devotion" focusing on the deaths of Tiffany York and Michael Roark at 9 tonight, with a repeat at midnight.
Georgia annual back-to-school sales-tax holiday is this weekend.
Retired Lt. Col. Buddy and Mary Thomas will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Aug. 2.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free on Friday, GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel recently announced.
Operation Homefront will hold a Back-to-School Brigade event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Connection Church, 116 Patriot's Trail in Hinesville, where free backpacks full of school supplies will be distributed to military kids.
Bradwell Institute found itself last season with its second coach in as many seasons.
The Georgia Southern football team begins its preseason practice at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the Eagle Creek Practice Complex in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
'Hank' White golf tourney set for Aug. 2
BRUNSWICK - The Finfish Advisory Panel of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reviewing the status of spotted seatrout in Georgia, and the group is seeking public input about harvest regulations through an online survey.
The next Eggs & Issues Breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Hinesville Room at city hall, 115 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive.
Analynn Nicole Halliday was born at 8:20 a.m. July 8 to Ashley Halliday of Hinesville.
Jakayden Ky'aire Joseph was born at 10:02 p.m. July 12 to Lahiesha Joseph of Hinesville.
One Sunday, while sitting around the dinner table, my sister Louise and I began to tell "Daddy stories" - the ones that stretched back to the early days of his preaching life. Since I was born 12 years after he was "made a preacher," as our folks said back then, I could only contribute what he had told to me about those days, not what I had seen.