There was fun and laughter at the Geechee Kunda Gathering Saturday, but also serious expressions of tradition and respect for the past.
Attorney Mark Schaffer was the guest speaker at the Goldenheirs Luncheon on April 3. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and volunteers for Georgia Legal services. Schaffer presented a great deal of information regarding the multiple financial, health and security concerns facing today's seniors. Wills, trusts and probate, estate and trust administration, and Social Security issues were all discussed in detail. Schaffer emphasized the many pros and cons, legalities ...
Shondi Burnsed, export manager at SNF, Inc. (Chemtall) in Riceboro, donated her hair to "Locks of Love" recently. Burnsed, who took part in a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, said her Relay for Life team established two funds - Save the Hair and Shave the Hair. Because the Shave the Hair fund accrued the most donations, Burnsed had to cut off a majority of her hair. Coworkers spared her the shave, even though that ...
Several hundred people, mostly children, were attracted to Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville Thursday evening to participate in Earth Day in the Park. Here are some photos from the event.
The weather held out as contestants made their way through the Dorchester Shooting Preserve Saturday for the fourth annual clay shoot to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
A white Honda Acura attracted a lot of attention recently while parked in the parking lot by Goody's in Hinesville. What looked like a black blob from a distance was actually a swarm of bees clinging to the car's spoiler. The unidentified owner said she drove to a nail shop with the swarm on her car thinking they would go away. Later, she left the parking lot with the bees still holding on for the ...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 Women's Auxiliary sponsored its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday for local children. District President Grace Godfried, President Bea Hill, Junior Vice President Dorothy Scozzafava and a crew of volunteers and supporters helped the Easter bunny hide about 450 eggs in a field behind the post. After the hunt, the youngsters were served refreshments.
Hunting Easter eggs has always been a part of the Easter celebration. Children look forward to it as much as getting their new Easter outfits.
Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has announced the winners of Fashionetta 2007, which was March 17 at Fort Stewart Marne Club.
Pirates and revelers enjoyed a fun-filled evening Thursday at Sunbury Crab Co., which raised $7,800 in the Kiss-a-Pig campaign.
The annual Relay For Life of Liberty County kicks off tonight at 7 on the Frank Long Elementary School campus.
Altamaha Federal Credit Union, Long County branch, hosted a fundraiser recently for the Long County Relay for Life recently raising $189. Donations were taken for fishing supplies that included a 100-qt. cooler, rod and reel, large tackle box with tackle, filleting knife, miscellaneous snacks for the fishing trip and a roll of toilet paper. The theme for this giveaway was "Fishing for a Cure." The Relay for Life is planned for May 4-5.
Easter arrived a little early this year in Long County when Celebration Castle and Elim Baptist Church co-sponsored an Easter egg hunt March 31 on Elim Church Road.
Dr. Glenn and Becky Carter took the Goldenheirs along on their 2006 trip to China during the club's March meeting.
Tiger Cubs Scouts from throughout the region gathered at NeSmith Chevrolet in Flemington Saturday to see who had put together the fastest piece of wood. It was the Coastal Empire District of Scouting's annual Pinewood Derby. At left are photographs from the race.
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.
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Wild Night on Ossabaw will be Dec. 31-Jan. 1 on Ossabaw Island.
If you're looking for an injection of holiday spirit this weekend, you don't have far to go as both Pembroke and Richmond Hill kick off the Christmas holiday this weekend.