CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Georgia Arbor Day is Friday. Everyone grab a shovel and get ready to plant a tree.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Bryanna W. Grant recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
In the past few days, I have seen six classmates I graduated with in 1965 from Ludowici High School. It always is good to see old friends and classmates and catch up on each other's lives.
Eight members of the Long County Family Connection Partnership Youth Advisory Council and two basketball players picked up more than 1,400 cigarette butts from the Long County Recreation Park during the recent "Cigarette Butt Pick-Up/Pick-Up Game with the Savannah Storm" event.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council sponsored a dual reception Thursday evening for local artist Benjamin F. Turner Jr. and local author and senior pastor of Hinesville First United Methodist Church, Dr. Richard Wright.
With Valentine's Day approaching next week and the stores full of hearts, flowers and cupid's bows, my mind turns toward kissing.
Saturday is national 211 Day, a nationwide program that connects callers to critical human services within their communities. 211 is the number to call in the Coastal Empire community to find or get help.
Liberty County Board of Education Chairwoman Lily Baker will be recognized Thursday for her business contributions during the Georgia Summit of African-American Business Organizations in Atlanta.
Loneliness. It's the No. 1 issue senior adults struggle with, according to Liberty County Senior Activity Center site manager Chrislene Taylor.
Air Force Airman Eirpricia D. Turner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
Regina Fields claimed the crown at the 2012 Miss Long County High School pageant Jan. 26 at the LCHS cafeteria.
With the stroke of a brush, Hinesville artist Benjamin F. Turner Jr. immortalizes Coastal Georgia's panoramas on large, colorful canvases for eyes to feast on for generations to come.
Though the start of spring is still more than a month away, the spring-like conditions that have sprung in the area may be here to stay.
Lockheed Martin employees donated approximately 250 pounds of nonperishable food to the Tri-County Protective Agency on Feb. 1. Lockheed Martin, a Fort Stewart contractor, annually donates canned goods to a community organization in need. This is the fourth year the company has conducted a food drive.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for its 2012 season. The market is held on Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville each Thursday from May 3 through Oct. 25.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.
Operation Rising Star
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.