Athletes from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Effingham counties will compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Georgia Area 17 Summer Games.
Marcus Singletary of Hinesville has signed a letter of intent to participate in football and basketball at Tabor College for the 2007 and 2008 seasons.
Recent news reports in the United States have been particularly disturbing; premeditated killings at Virginia Tech, copycat killings elsewhere, terrorist attacks resulting in death to our young soldiers in Iraq and the story of a 17-year-old Minnesota teen who stabbed her newborn daughter 135 times. Other stories described deaths and destruction from natural disasters from coast to coast.
The deaths of three 3rd Infantry Division soldiers serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom were reported Monday by the Department of Defense. All three died from wounds suffered from improvised explosive device blasts.
Floaters (vitreous opacities) are small clumps of cells inside the vitreous or jelly-like fluid in your eye.
Like so many of the soldiers I lead, I miss family and friends at home in the Coastal Empire and beyond. There is not a second that goes by that I don't think about the families and the community we left behind. Our reunion will be sweet for sure, but for now we do our duty and focus on the mission at hand.
Coastal Communications, which provides telephone, high-speed Internet and entertainment services to homes and businesses in Hinesville, Richmond Hill, Midway, Fort Stewart and surrounding areas, has become part of CenturyTel, Inc.
The Liberty-Long Retired Educators Association installed its slate of officers for 2007-09. They include (l-r) LaFayne May, vice president; Carolyn Strickland, president pro-term; Joan Hollingsworth, secretary; Jane Cart, president; and Alice Travis, treasurer. The next meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Western Sizzlin' in Hinesville.
WASHINGTON - Anti-war legislation on the way to President Bush for his promised veto represents a rare rebuke by Congress of a large and ongoing ground conflict.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles McHugh of Hinesville announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Ruth, to Mark Haythorn, son of the late Spencer Haythorn and Karen Haythorn of Baltimore, MD.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.
A Hinesville woman was viciously attacked Wednesday night while sitting at home, according to the Hinesville Police Department.
The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.
Carson David Acosta was born at 2:11 p.m. Aug. 10 to Sarah Brown of Rural Hall, North Carolina, and Austin Acosta of Brush, Colorado.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A group of anglers in Alaska caught more than fish when capturing amazing footage of a sea lion being tossed in the air by a killer whale.
Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
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Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee was sworn in Aug. 19 by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee, the newest member to serve on the council, will be required to travel to the capitol to attend the panel's meetings.
Ja'Caleb Ramel Tippins was born at 8:03 a.m. Aug. 14 to Natasha Staton and Jamel Staton of Glennville.
Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.
TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?
An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.