The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week with its annual Okefenokee Festival from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
The Long County Fatherhood Walk-A-Thon on Friday in Ludowici drew plenty of dads and even a few moms. About 70 people - including Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway - gathered for the event, which was conducted by the Long County Head Start program.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy freshman Andrew Maynard is willing to take on whatever service is asked of him, from cleaning restrooms to cutting the lawn at his school.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel compelled to get involved on the "right side" of a seemingly unfair fight. But appearances can be deceptive. Get the facts before going forth into the fray.
Downtown Hinesville came alive Saturday night with the sights, sounds and smells of the ninth annual Blues & BBQ. Several live musical acts kept patrons rocking as they enjoyed smoked Boston butt, chicken and ribs; participated in barbecue and sweet-tea contests; decorated the festival grounds with sidewalk chalk; and mingled with neighbors and friends.
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.
We began our celebration of Good Neighbors on Friday, with National Good Neighbor Day. At Keep Liberty Beautiful, we know there are lots of traits that make for good neighbors. I have been lucky most of my life to have had not only good neighbors, but wonderful neighbors who became extensions of our family.
From stilettos to squash sales and cotton candy, Thursday-night events in downtown Hinesville are aimed at drawing attention to a critical issue.
WASHINGTON - Airline passengers can expect fewer carriers to choose from, fewer flights to smaller cities and more baggage and other fees as the industry continues to grapple with high fuel prices and a weak economy, according to a government report released Tuesday.
An old-fashioned entertainment venue is celebrating a modern advancement as the Jesup Drive-In Theater invites viewers to check out its digital projector.
Most of you likely have watched "Training Day," which starred Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke as mentor and rookie cops, respectively, who go on a gritty ride through LA's streets. It has become one of the most memorable cop movies of all time.
The smoky aroma of pit-cooked barbecue and the mournful sounds of wailing guitars will fill the downtown-Hinesville air Saturday.
The Kiwanis Club of Liberty County has fewer than 15 members, but its collective community service has a lasting effect.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
The dust jacket of J.K. Rowling's ballyhooed new book, The Casual Vacancy, available today, bills it as "her first novel for adults." It's Rowling's first published work since she wrapped the mega-selling, seven-volume Harry Potter fantasy saga in 2007. And that puts her, and The Casual Vacancy, in a uniquely awkward position. The public knows Rowling as a fantasy-fiction Pied Piper; in an age ruled by videogames, her books got kids-even kids who otherwise don't read much-to thrill over every gripping chapter in a 4,100-page adventure saga about plucky young wizards vanquishing ...
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.
Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.
Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.
The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.
On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.
My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."
Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.
Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.
Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.
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Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.
Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.
Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.