Sporting a wizard's robe, long white hair, a flowing beard and plastic snout, Liberty County Hospital Authority Chairman Jon Long expressed his desire Thursday to kiss a pig. Long is this year's Team Liberty candidate for the American Diabetes
The Charity flea market and jail event to benefit the Kirk Healing Center is set for tomorrow after paperwork issues forced delays several weeks ago.
The second annual Redneck Polar Bear Plunge to benefit animal rescue will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, behind the Hinesville VFW on Highway 196. Proceeds go to a new animal rescue organization each year, selected by event sponsor Sparky's Family Style Entertainment.
The still beauty of coastal Georgia's live oak trees was captured in a photographic competition Friday at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.
As part of the National Education Association's effort to build a nation of readers with its signature program, "Read Across America," elementary schools on Fort Stewart, in Long County and in Richmond Hill will participate March 1-8 in Read Across America.
In an outpouring of compassion, 3rd ID soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart and their families emptied their pockets to donate to the American Red Cross for Haiti Relief.
The Hinesville Rotary Club honored two soldiers for the quarter during its meeting Tuesday, both based on honors they had earned in their units.
Shop of the Marne, the not-for-profit Officers Spouses Club consignment shop at Fort Stewart, is open to all who walk through the gift boutique's door. Anyone with access to the post may shop there.
There's no doubt that Liberty County's residents are passionate about their pets, both wanted and unwanted. Recent calls for ordinances on spaying, neutering and microchipping have brought forth heated debate among pet owners and pet rescuers. Lately this conversation has evolved into discussions about the county's current animal control and rescue policies, which some residents view as inefficient in light of the number of groups who seek to find homes for abandoned pets.
For the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Movement's Fight against Heart Disease," the staff of Liberty Elementary School all wore red on Feb. 5. Principal Chris Anderson encouraged employees to wear red and learn about heart disease. School nurse Katie Johnson, RN, BSN, also shared information.
The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size.
There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.
I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?
The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.
The Long County Relay for Life planning committee held a breakfast last Saturday to honor cancer survivors and caregivers.
Movies show in and around Liberty County in the coming week include:
Liberty County High School alum Donnie Pulliam recently earned a paid internship to The Gloucester Institute in Richmond, Va.
Salted sturgeon eggs ought to taste something like the mullet row I used to eat when I was a boy. But since caviar sells for about $50 an ounce, I'll never know.
Nearly 100 ladies from the Marne Community Spouses Club, Fort Stewart's all-ranks social club, met Jamie and Bobby Deen last week. Celebrity chef Paula Deen's sons took time out of their busy schedules to enjoy lunch with the group during a special event at Club Stewart.
Keep Liberty Beautiful will host the eighth annual Earth Day Celebration next week.
March 21 to April 19: You might need to do a bit more investigating before making a career move. You do best when you come armed with the facts. A personal matter still needs tending to.
Antonio Vonzell Sampson receives a Remington shotgun from Faye Morris, a member of The Battle Fighters. Sampson won the shotgun March 29 in a raffle held by the Battlefighters, a Relay for Life team.
SAVANNAH - International bestselling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville was packed with art-curious business people and artists seeking other artists Thursday during a reception and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce business-after-hours event.
The historical house a block from the Liberty County Courthouse was built in 1839 for Mrs. Mary Jane Hazzard Bacon, the widow of Major John Bacon, who had fought in the War of 1812 and died in 1833.
THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host its spring Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.