Georgia's state militia is as old as Georgia itself. According to "A Brief History of the Georgia National Guard," colonists who came with Gen. James Oglethorpe were trained by the British "Sergeants of the Guard" prior to founding the colony of Georgia in 1733. Half a century later, the Liberty Independent Troop was organized Sept. 12, 1788 as part of the Georgia Militia, according to retired Georgia National Guardsman Wayne Stewart. They no longer were British subjects; they were American citizen-soldiers.
The men's ministry at Gum Branch Baptist Church on Saturday hosted its eighth annual Wild Game Feed. Scores of men and boys gorged themselves on venison sausage, venison chili, fried quail, fried fish, roasted wild hog and roasted wild turkey, as well as a plethora of country vegetable dishes provided by the women of the church, who also served desserts and drinks.
John Morgan recently retired from his position on the Long County Board of Tax Assessors.
Unlike the movies, life is not filled with action-packed drama. But there are dramatic moments that sometimes test our faith and resilience.
Imagine for a moment that you're out at sea on an enormous vessel. Next, imagine that you come under siege by terrible storm. The ship starts to sink. You and the life boat you're clinging to drop into the churning sea. Your family is likely dead. You're all alone.
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Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional Irish dish, and a favorite meal on St. Patrick's Day. While the flavor combinations are delicious, some may want to cut back on the fat and calories. By using my tips for preparing the brisket, and my recipe for Slow Cooked Brisket and Cabbage, you can have all the flavors of this Irish dish with far less calories.
The Evans County Wildlife Club's 46th annual Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival will be Saturday and Sunday in the Claxton-Evans Industrial Park in Hagan near Claxton.
Feb. 19 to March 20: Your recent workplace accomplishments boost your self-confidence just as you're about to consider a potentially rewarding, although possibly risky, career move.
Schools may no longer offer home economics classes, but a local group this month will prove that quilting is a thriving art with a Hinesville Area Arts Council exhibition.
An interesting book filled with hundreds of articles and photographs of 4-H Club members is "Blazing the 4-H Club Trail 1915-1980," published in 1980 by the Emanuel County 4-H Historical Commission.
National Resource Discovery Day, an event centered on wildlife profession education, will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9 at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge visitor center.
Golfers can save money by paying annual greens fees at Taylors Creek Golf Course or Hunter Golf Club. One fee covers both courses. Plus, you get coupons worth more than $200 in savings.
Income-tax filing was the focus of the February meeting of the Goldenheirs.
It may not be a Hollywood casting call, but the Liberty Theater Company on Tuesday and Wednesday will hold auditions for its spring comedy, "Barefoot in the Park."
"The Angry Birds Movie" is based on this shaky idea that an app game might translate into a successful movie. I wish that were true ...
The Renaissance Park senior community at 205 E. Memorial Drive in Hinesville held a ribbon cutting Wednesday to showcase the completion of the apartment complex.
Martha E. and Dennis E. Grice will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday.
Luther Henry Quarterman was born at Canoochee Bluff on Oct. 5, 1870. He married Mary Elizabeth Walker from McIntosh County.
"Money Monster" could best be described as a cross between "Wall Street" and "Air Force One" with enough elements to rival those two, but it ...
The Goldenheirs met in the Fellowship Hall at Hinesville's First Baptist Church May 3, and heard sheriff's Training Officer David Edwards warn about ...
May is Community Action Month, and the Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is planning a Community Cares: Operation Liberty County Head Start at the ...
John L. and Rhea N. Catoe will celebrate 50 years of marriage Wednesday.
The Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless will celebrate its 10th anniversary during its board meeting from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Victory Assembly ...
The Hinesville Public Works Department kicked off a fundraising raffle, "Boots Kick Cancer," last month. Proceeds went to the department's Relay for Life team ...
So far this year, Deadpool, Batman and Superman have tried to save the world, not to mention the box office these superheroes so clearly dominate ...
SAVANNAH - The Learning Center of Senior Citizens Inc. announced that its annual "One Big Question" event will be held Thursday and Friday at First Presbyterian ...
Shirley "Yvette" Coppet's abstract artwork is on display in downtown Hinesville.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's Biodynamics and Human Performance Center is seeking adults older than 60 for a study sponsored by Biodex Medical Systems. The ...
More than 100 individuals showed up to the Long County Courthouse on Thursday to participate in the National Day of Prayer.