Looking for something to do to celebrate Independence Day? Here is a list of events taking place in the area:
The National Weather Service has issued a new heat advisory for today, estimating the heat index could feel like it is nearly 110 in the area.
The Cosmopolitan Club will have its Miss Teenage Liberty County Pageant at 7 p.m. Friday at the Performing Arts Center
One bite of Lynn Socko's grilled steak sandwich and dad will know how much he's loved! From the jalapeño-cheese bread to the mushrooms, onions and cheese, there's a flavor punch in every bite. It doesn't get better than this sandwich.
The other day, I woke in the night after having a bad dream. To make a long story short, I was attacked by a couple of house cats for no apparent reason.
STATESBORO - Kickoff times for Georgia Southern's two Thursday-night games on ESPNU have been announced, with both games set for 7:30 p.m. starts, according to gseagles.com.
SAVANNAH - Enmark recently announced a branding change to "enmarket."
Last weekend's two-day radio-controlled air show in Liberty County raised more than $1,000 to support Bryan County-based Family Promise.
The Hinesville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a black male wearing a blue hoodie who used a stolen credit card to make a purchase June 2 at Flash Foods on West Gen. Screven Way.
By the time you read this, I will be on my way back home. I wrote it before I left.
You've got to give credit to U.S. Rep. Dr. Tom Price, R-Ga.: He introduced his first post-Obamacare bill as early as 2009 and has reintroduced an updated version in every Congress since then. The latest Empowering Patients First Act (House Resolution 2300), introduced this month, is the fourth iteration.
"Spy" is a thoroughly satisfying comedy that answers the complaints I had about such clunkers as "Get Hard" and "Hot Pursuit." Here is a comedy that almost never runs out of gas, and for most of its running time, it's clever, highly entertaining and - most importantly - very funny.
U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., cut the ribbon on his new district office in Savannah on Friday.
Clifton and Linda DeLoach recently donated a truckload of Vidalia onions to the Long County 4-H Club to be sold to as a fundraiser. DeLoach, who is a Long County commissioner, said the club is always doing good deeds for the county, and he and his wife's annual donation of onions is a small way they help support the club.
MACON - Conference media days are still more than a month away for most football programs, but Georgia got a head start as coaches from all of the state's collegiate programs met with members of the media June 2 at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame as part of the annual Pigskin Preview.
A wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers is now headed to the Georgia Court of Appeals.
As Jesus was concluding what has become known as the Sermon on the Mount, he said, "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof" (Matthew 6:33-34). In this, we are told to put God first in our lives and not to concentrate all our beings on the physical things of this life.
Five young men, ages 18-23. Two college graduates. Two currently attending college. The youngest headed that way this fall. All good students. All excellent athletes. All standing resolutely before a large assemblage to pay tribute to their grandfather, Rob Neely, who passed away recently after a courageous battle with cancer. And what a tribute it was.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling Thursday, upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies that have helped millions of Americans, including 412,000 Georgians, obtain insurance coverage.
STATESBORO - Two former Georgia Southern baseball players were promoted last week.
A second fire in Ludowici overnight Thursday has raised suspicions, but so far no link has been determined, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office arson investigator.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for May was 6.5 percent, up 0.4 percentage point from 6.1 percent in April. The rate in May 2014 was 7.9 percent.
The first ozone alert of 2015 was issued June 17 amid 90-degree temperatures in metro Atlanta, a "Code Orange" warning children and "sensitive" individuals to "limit prolonged outdoor exertion."
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Ludowici displaced five people, but no one was injured, authorities said.
Students listed on Lewis Frasier Middle School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Two local 4-H students had a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority recently had a food drive for the Manna House.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Since 2013, usage at the Long County Library has increased by nearly 27 percent, according to library board secretary and treasurer Brent Klinedinst.
Georgia summer nutrition programs served about 18,000 more children in July 2014 than in July 2013. That's the good news. The bad news is that these programs still served less than 1 in 6 needy children in 2014, according to a recent report by the Food Research and Action Center.