The Peace Officers Association of Georgia and the Canoochee EMC Foundation gave the Long County High School prom committee $2,500 last week for planning an alcohol-free prom. The high school was nominated for the award by Shirley Howard, who lives in the county and is a member of the CEMCF.
The Liberty County Republican Party recently installed its 2011-2013 executive officers.
It's that time of year again - let the spring cleaning begin. Many homeowners may be hemming and hawing about where to start after surveying the mountains of dust bunnies that have taken up residence in the nooks and crannies of their homes.
The first annual Long County Pet Festival was held Saturday in Ludowici, and pet lovers from all over the area came out to show off their best friends.
Ten calm, imposing Budweiser Clydesdale horses, their human handlers and one 6-month-old playful dalmatian pup named Brewer are guests of Fort Stewart this week. The Clydesdales have been a crowd-pleasing part of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade for several years.
A Riceboro woman was one of three women honored at the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia's Women of Distinction Luncheon on March 4 at the Charles Morris Center in Savannah.
On Friday, March 5, Boy Scouts in Troop 500 and leader Dave Alleman completed 18 hours of training for the automotive maintenance merit badge, which is an elective merit badge.
At a time when everyday individuals are receiving numerous opportunities to display their talents on hit shows like "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent," Coastal Chevrolet is presenting one for area residents with the Coastal Empire's first-ever dealership talent search.
Students at Liberty County High School learned about the dangers of drinking and driving Wednesday morning ahead of this weekend's prom and the upcoming spring break.
Been to Cuba lately?
Shiny cars with blaring horns and sirens filled the parking lot of Button Gwinnett Elementary on Friday morning as part of the school's second annual "Wheels
A rabies and distemper vaccination clinic for dogs and cats will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, in the parking lot of Fish World and Pets at 913 E.G. Miles Parkway (Highway 196) in Hinesville. Fish World and Pets is hosting the event, and Animal Hospital of Glennville staff is providing the veterinary services.
Avid readers and those who only dabble in books are invited to a free event March 12 that will feature New York Times best-selling authors, local authors and several literary vendors who hope to increase literacy awareness.
A bee collects pollen and nectar from a camellia Monday afternoon in Bradwell Park.
Cara Carter slips a pink hat on her great-granddaughter, 18-month-old Jahaliyah Sandiford, as the two enjoy beautiful weather Monday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park.
"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.