Sgt. Carlos Gomez was honored during Tuesday's Rotary meeting as the Soldier of the Month for August. Gomez joined the Army in April 2002, and was assigned to Company A USAG Hunter Army Airfield as a senior parachute packer in April 2006. His short-term goal is to focus on his military career by earning the next rank of staff sergeant and he plans to be a career soldier, aiming for the top rank of command ...
The Hinesville Lions Club inducted three new members, including the first student member under the new Lions Clubs International Student Member Program on Aug. 6.
Frank McIntosh, director of land protection in East Georgia with the Georgia Land Trust, addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club on Aug. 14. McIntosh discussed Miller's Pasture that was established by Dorothy Miller Bloeser to serve as a wildlife preserve and/or bird sanctuary and/or as undisturbed parkland. The Allenhurst land is available for use by the public, as well as for educational and recreational purposes. The Georgia Land Trust is a non-profit organization that works to ...
With the sweltering, record breaking temperature, people are doing everything they can to beat the heat and stay cool.
WASHINGTON - Americans are living longer than ever, but not as long as people in 41 other countries.
Amber Brooke Holland of Liberty County was named the 68th annual Little Miss Georgia Forestry earlier this summer in Tifton.
Tim Rutherford, vice president of Senior Citizens, Inc., spoke to the Rotary Club on Tuesday. The organization's mission is to assist with independent living for seniors, as well as promoting the well being of the elderly. The company recently opened the Ruth Byck Adult Day Care Center in Hinesville at the Victory Assembly of God Church. Rutherford also oversees the "Meals on Wheels" program in Savannah that makes lunch deliveries to seniors in Liberty County.
Through September, Hinesville's code enforcement office will be "collecting cars" for the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia.
In the winter of 1974, history was being made in the west end of Liberty County. Just a few months into existence and after then Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter had appointed Lyndol Anderson and five other women to serve as interim mayor and council, the newly formed town of Walthourville was in the midst of its inaugural city election in early December. The council, comprised of women who worked to have the city incorporated after ...
Live Oak Public Libraries programs at the Liberty and Midway-Riceboro branches for August are as follows:
All Wood Badgers are invited to Critter Dinner from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 25 at Camp Blue Heron. Cost is $10 per person. Call the Coastal Empire Council at (912) 927-7272 by Aug. 15. This is the last Wood Badger event at Camp Blue Heron.
Sitting at a table one afternoon with Tommy and Delores Vann, proprietors of Ida Mae and Joe's Restaurant in Midway, they were asked, "What is your specialty or what have you been known for?"
Hinesville Wal-Mart Store Manager Wally Davison and store associates recently showed their support for the community by issuing checks totaling $10,150 to various charities and organizations during the past five months through their community grants programs.
After a brief rain Friday evening the first Liberty Fest kicked off in downtown Hinesville and the crowd came out to taste food samples from eateries around Hinesville and Liberty County.
The Long County 4-H Club received $6,238 June 8 to help combat drug abuse. The money was provided by the Drug Abuse Treatment Education Fund and stems from a penalty fee that's added to fines for illegal drug use. According to Long County Extension Agent Robbie Jones, the club recognized a need in the county to educate children about the dangers of drug, alcohol and tobacco use. He said the money can help educate children ...
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: Your keen instincts are once more on high alert as you find yourself being pressured to make a quick decision about a certain matter. More facts come to light by week's end..
Reading diaries written by people in Liberty County during the awful Civil War makes me thankful for the times we have now.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
Local leaders offered their thoughts on the passing of human-rights activist Nelson Mandela and the legacy of forgiveness and tolerance he left the world. Mandela was South Africa's first black president and was elected in his country's first democratic election April 27, 1994. He served one term, from 1994-1999.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Red, white and blue were the predominant colors for Friday night's 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade in Hinesville, with event participants enthusiastically welcoming the troops home for the holidays and honoring their service. The parade was hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee on Wednesday discussed last month's inaugural Veterans Salute and how to draw a larger crowd to next year's event.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
The girl on fire is back.
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn ...
The battle to avoid an onslaught of calories was lost Wednesday night when sweet-toothed residents indulged in tasty and creative desserts at the biannual Cupcake War for the Arts. The event was hosted by the Hinesville Area Arts Council at the National Guard Armory on Highway 84.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
Wild Night on Ossabaw will be Dec. 31-Jan. 1 on Ossabaw Island.