Four area young people have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas:
At the January meeting of the Goldenheirs, Celesta Williams, resident case management coordinator for Coastal Manor, spoke about the cost and care at Coastal Manor.
United Way of the Coastal Empire 2-1-1, will host its 1st annual "National 2-1-1 Day Celebration," from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, in their new service area in the Kroger Shopping Center, 555 W. Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville.
Pleasant Hill Holiness Church Pleasant Hill Holiness Church will celebrate its annual Black History Month program at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at their church at 749 Carter Road. The theme this year is "The Reason Why We Sing," and the speaker is Dr. Alexzine Goosby of Zion Temple Holiness Church. There will also be an awards ceremony recognizing local government officials of Liberty County. For more information, call Juanita Johnson at 368-7207. African Methodist ...
Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver, pictured with members of Nu Rho Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., signs a proclamation designating February 2007 as "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Month"
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will be distributing USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents on Feb. 14-16.
Air Force Airman Kevin T. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
'Help your Neighbors' requesting volunteers "Help your Neighbors" is looking for volunteers. Can you knit, crochet, crossstitch, sew or craft? Can you run an errand or clean a yard for someone? Your help is needed to make items for a special group of hospice patients and their loved ones. Materials are provided. Caring people also needed to visit patients. Call Debbie Rhodes, manager of Volunteer Services at VistaCare Hospice at (877) 691-1476 or (912) 330-0460. ...
Isn't it time you gave your mother the best Mother's Day gift ever? Register her for a TV debut as "Coastal Georgia's All-American Mom" to be televised on Savannah's new CW as a tribute to mothers for Mother's Day. The winner will be spotlighted on the 30-minute show sharing her personal journey through motherhood. Just send a postcard or letter with contact information explaining, in 50 words or less, why your mother fits the description ...
Lee Boggess, executive director of the Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA, talks at a team meeting that was held this past Thursday. The YMCA is kicking off their 2007 Priceless Gifts Campaign and hopes to raise $67,000 to ensure that children unable to pay are included in programs that teach positive values that will impact their lives and their community.
A workday took place Jan. 26 at the Historic LeConte Woodmanston Rice Plantation and Botanical gardens near Riceboro.
Col. Edward I. Wexler, U.S. Air Force (retired), was named the new director of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for Coastal Georgia and member of the Resource Development Department of the United Way of the Coastal Empire as Principal Combined Fund Organization.
Last spring, the state legislature awarded $500,000 to Liberty County as seed money to start a community health center and to submit a grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for designation as a federally qualified health center.
The Long County Relay for Life Committee met for a breakfast Jan. 9 at the First Baptist Church of Ludowici to begin planning for the 2007 event set for May 4-5. Members from last year's team were met with applause and praise for their work in 2006 for receiving the Rookie of the Year Award for Long County's first year hosting an event.
The members of the newly organized and rapidly growing East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will host these upcoming events:
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.