The weather was ideal. The crowd was excited, punctual and ready to walk. Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church members, families and friends had come to be a part of the walk and church dedication services.
Although no one really likes to think about paying taxes, everyone can agree it's important to understand them. With this in mind, Hinesville Rotarians invited Liberty County Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones to their Tuesday meeting to discuss issues, provide information and answer questions.
People often are skeptical of donating to charities because it's hard to find out exactly where the money goes. On Tuesday, United Way of the Coastal Empire Director Leah Poole and Kim Thomas showed local Rotarians a slide show detailing their efforts to improve the community with $212,000 raised by the United Way.
The Riceboro City Council and Mayor Bill Austin honored former mayors and council members at a dinner last Saturday.
Editor's note: Anne Giddens died Tuesday, just after this article was written and submitted. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church.
Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Hinesville Alumnae Chapter reported a successful 2007-08 fiscal year.
It was more than an entertaining ride when various brands of motorcycles rumbled out Stafford Park Saturday morning.
Thought to be a first in Hinesville, the public is invited to participate in a labyrinth "Walk to Remember" on Thursday, Sept. 11, at The Fraser Center.
Hinesville Rotarians welcomed a visit from Rotary District 6920 Governor, Kenan Kern, on Aug. 12.
Two Long County men, Gene Long and John Yesis, recently have turned their lifelong dreams of flying into reality.
Firefighters in Hines-ville battle more than fires. From 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 16 and 23 at Wal-Mart and Lowes on Highway 84, firefighters will team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to "fill the boot." These "boot drives" offer the community a chance to donate money that will be used in the battle against neuromuscular diseases.
Rubber bullets, Tasers, sponge grenades, face shields, batons, shin guards and equipment the Army is not eager to talk about are being issued to soldiers of the First Brigade at Fort Stewart.
Although Melanie Lane Wells, Hinesville native, says it took her a little under a year and a half to produce the final copy of her novel "Hidden Secrets in Sandy Cove," she admits that her debut novel has been in the works for years-sixteen years to be exact.
The Hinesville Rotary Club inducted its newest member at the July 22 weekly meeting. Tony Leishcen joined the club after taking the pledge administered by Will Carter. Leishcen's sponsor, George Holtzman, presented a Rotary pin to him. Leishcen said it was an honor to be part of the club and will do his best to serve the community to the best of my ability.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County took made their annual trip to Summer Waves on July 19. Since its creation in 1991, the nonprofit organization establishes mentoring connections between volunteer community professionals and young black males, known as transcenders. Mentorship usually begins during middle school and helps the young men through their high school careers. In addition to academic support, the young men receive life skills training to help in their transition to adulthood ...
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are raising funds for the American Red Cross, which is supporting those affected by the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma on Monday.
Today, we'll beam aboard the Starship Enterprise to find out if director J.J. Abrams can seek out new life in his exciting reboot series with the big-screen sequel, "Star Trek Into Darkness."
Long County's Relay for Life last Saturday raised more than $35,000 to help fight cancer, according to Co-Chairwoman Deborah Wells. This year's goal was $37,000,
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Liberty County High School's Relay for Life team raised more than $1,500 by selling $1 footprints with the help of Zack Boucher, Samantha Feagan, Charity Flores, Jayden Trotter, teacher Yvonne Lambert, teacher Brenda Rich's health-and-nutrition classes and the entire ROTC program under Col. Bill Sutton and 1st Sgt. George Pettiford.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
May 21 to June 20: A sense of uncertainty could be a good reason to change your position on an important matter. Someone close might try to talk you out of it, but it's your decision to make.
Mosquitoes are major pests in Coastal Georgia, and according to the Mosquito Control experts with Hinesville's Department of Public works, they're not going away.
The 2013 Liberty County Relay for Life included 55 teams and nearly 500 participants who raised nearly $120,000, according to the American Cancer Society's website for relay events.
In the cool of the morning, Henry Relaford leaned forward on an old push-plow. His strong, rugged hands pushed hard against the wooden handles, making the rusty big wheel turn and allowing the razor-sharp blade to cut through the soil.
Some accounting students devote their time to learning how to steal money. And law enforcement officials have to experience tazings and pepper sprays before they can carry those items on their belts - but the way crime procedures are presented on TV is a "bunch of horse hockey."
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
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