Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire has been notified it is one of 97 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America affiliate agencies that will receive a 2013-14 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention pass-through grant. BBBSCE will receive $61,250 from BBBSA this month.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be hurt by a colleague's harsh criticism. But don't let it shake your confidence in what you're trying to do. A more positive aspect starts to appear by week's end.
A local musician will showcase his skills in a different medium when the Hinesville Area Arts Council opens his acrylic painting exhibition Jan. 3.
AUGUSTA - A faded envelope discovered after 148 years sheds new light on Augusta's little-known role as a place where Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War.
Flu cases reportedly are on the rise in Long County.
The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, is serving healthy snacks in its after-school program thanks to a $7,500 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The Liberty County Y's goal is to serve 500 healthy snacks weekly throughout the 2012-13 school year.
The new year is a wonderful time because it signals a chance for new beginnings. It gives us a chance to have a fresh start on some of things that maybe we have not handled as well as we wished in 2012.
ATLANTA - Blood once soaked the soil of battlefields that have since been covered up by skyscrapers and commuter train stations in Atlanta, strip malls in Nashville and farm fields and forests across the South.
SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking Savannah-area cancer fighters who are interested in spreading the word about the importance of participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3, a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.
Keep Liberty Beautiful is urging merrymakers to keep the environment in mind in coming weeks as they strip their Christmas trees and cast aside boughs of holly.
LOS ANGELES - Just turned 50, Tom Cruise is eligible for membership in the American Association of Retired Persons. Just split from third wife Katie Holmes, Cruise is the object of told-you-so cynics who simply knew that romance wouldn't last. Just finished with his stab at something really different as a heavy-metal rock god in "Rock of Ages," Cruise is coming off one of the lowest-grossing movies in his career.
CAPRICORN - Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: All that hard work and research in the workplace finally pays off as you hoped it would. Ignore comments from jealous types who are out to get the goat riled up.
An advertising slogan and campaign from 20 years ago featured a voice-over by actor Robert Mitchum: "Beef. It's what's for dinner."
Nothing is prettier than communities all dressed up for the holidays, so this time of year is so lovely to me.
The 2012 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant was held recently in Ludowici at the Long County High School.
Hinesville American Legion Auxiliary President Anet Owens recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici to present continuous membership certificates to two longtime auxiliary members ...
Melvin M. Mobley Jr. turns 90 Monday and part of the celebration will be a gathering of his large family.
The second annual Women Rock! Savannah Conference honored 15 military women from Fort Stewart with You Rock Awards.
The second annual Women Rock! Savannah Conference honored 15 military women from Fort Stewart with You Rock Awards Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Coastal Georgia ...
You can't be successful if you don't know how.
Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority in conjunction with Webster University's Fort Stewart campus, as part of Webster University's national and ...
In trying to be more vigilant of what I eat, I've started to read ingredient labels. Nobody told me you would need a degree ...
"Sully" marks the first collaboration between Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood and I certainly hope it will not be the last.
SAVANNAH - "Unity in the Community" collaborated with the "Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition" in order to host "Gullah/Geechee Unity in the Community" on Saturday ...
SAVANNAH - The second annual Women Rock! Savannah Conference is 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Coastal Georgia Center.
Area residents are invited to join Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield in observing National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, to help clean some of the Pleasant ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening, 10-year anniversary and ribbon cutting on Wednesday for Diversity Health Center at their new medical ...
This week on "Justin Hall At The Movies," I'll be reviewing President Obama's first date with Michelle in "Southside With You."
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP is holding meetings of its general membership to elect officers and at-large members of the executive committee.
A few weeks ago while I was browsing the book shelves in the Hinesville Goodwill store, a pretty covered hardback book caught my attention. It ...