Alyssa Kellar may be only 8, but she is already thinking about others. She recently donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, an organization that makes hairpieces for children who are suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Kellar's mother, Betty, told her about the organization and the youngster decided she wanted to donate her long hair. Renee Zamora at Sandi & Company Family Hair Care cut her hair for free.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club sponsored an Arbor Day Ceremony at Main Street Park on Friday, Feb. 15. A dogwood tree was planted in memory of fallen soldiers. Arbor Day is celebrated in Georgia on the third Friday in February. Judy Mobley, Louise Stewart and OMI workers put the finishing touches on the newly planted dogwood tree.
The Long County Senior Citizens Center had a 2008 Valentine Banquet on Feb. 14. Marvin "Tinker" Gordon and Patsy Gordon were unanimously voted the king and queen/Mr. and Mrs. Sweetheart and each received gift baskets and candy. The Gordons joined about 40 other senior citizens from the area to get together for food and fellowship. The group met up at the center on Thornton Drive at 11 a.m. and enjoyed a home cooked meal, includin ...
Area residents, from left, Velma Miness, Brenda and Thomas Smith, and Jason Batchelor went on a cruise Dec. 8 to Jamaica and the Grand Cayman Islands.
Spier Flanders from H & R Block spoke at Goldenheirs January meeting. He gave an informative talk on 2007 income tax returns, and a slide presentation on tax deductions, exemptions and many other topics of interest to the group. Goldenheirs is a senior group that meets the first Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church in Hinesville. Chuck Stewart, president, invites all seniors to come and enjoy the fellowship.
LUDOWICI - Just two weeks ago, 34-year-old Valerie Futch-Smith was teaching her Smiley Elementary School first grade class, and planning to visit her mother in New Mexico. But on Feb. 1 at 3:45 a.m., tragedy struck, and her husband Jimmy, rushed her to the hospital.
Not all marriages end in divorce. Many couples grow old together and learn to appreciate each other more as time passes.
LUDOWICI - A packed cafeteria at the Long County High School watched Heather Cierra Reddish be crowned the 2008 Long County Miss Sweetheart and Ryan Taylor Harrison be crowned the Junior Miss Sweetheart this past Thursday.
Sisters Stacey and Brittanny Webb stand on either side of their friend Brittany Butler, all from the Midway area, after she had won the beauty title at a Georgia Cover Miss & Boy Cover USA pageant in Savannah Feb. 2. She was also judged to have the prettiest hair and to be Miss Photogenic. Butler is the daughter of Angie and Kevin Butler.
LUDOWICI - Want to prepare a new main entrée' like Beth's Stove Top Seafood Quiche or maybe a new desert like Anna Poole's Coconut Pie?
Either by backstroke, sidestroke or doggie paddle, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking to make a splash in their Priceless Gifts Campaign during its Swim-a-thon Saturday.
Members of the Liberty County Kiwanis Club present a $500 check from their 2007 Pumpkins for Punkins Project to students and teachers of a special education class at Snelson-Golden Middle School. During the project Kiwanis members sell cut-out pumpkins, which are then displayed at Poole's Deli. All funds for this project are designated to the Liberty County Special Olympics and the money is to be used for the upcoming Special Olympics. For more information about ...
In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, Nesmith Chevrolet has developed a partnership with Liberty County Recreation Department and Fort Stewart Army Base youth leagues through the Chevy Youth Baseball program that will include both money and equipment donations during the 2008 baseball season.
Poole's Deli won't have its normal lunch rush on Friday. From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., a group of volunteers will be carrying lunch trays, refilling beverages and clearing tables at the popular lunch spot. The volunteers will be asking for contributions to the American Red Cross. The bus team slated for the event includes James Rogers, Melissa Deal, Amy Nutting, Trevor Sikes, Jason Floyd, Kim Sills, Slade Sikes, Isabel Hernandez and Josh Wheeler. The Red ...
On Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 30 and 31, the Morning Glory Garden Club is sponsoring camellia exhibits in the lobbies of The Coastal Bank and The Heritage Bank.
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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I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.