Scheduling for next week's Christmas in the Park is finishing up as the planning committee from the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority finalizes the participant and activity lineup.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation launched a new expanded program providing low-income Georgians facing hearing loss with digital hearing aids. The program was created in partnership with the Georgia Public Service Commission, Unitron, EM-Tech and over 100 audiologists and hearing aid dispensers throughout the state. The program will provide hearing aids for up to 800 legal Georgia residents with income below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Hearing aids will be distributed through state-licensed hearing providers to eligible persons.
What was life in Midway like in the colonial days? Better yet, what was life like at Christmas in a colonial Midway home?
The other day I was driving out of Midway down Highway 17 on my way to a funeral in Fleming.
Not everyone is able to provide a meal for their family on Thanksgiving or Christmas on their own. Some need the help of others, and Manna House will be there for those less fortunate this holiday season.
Did you ever wonder how strange it must have been for the people coming over to America from the foreign countries to see the animals on our continent for the first time?
I have so much to be thankful for and at this time of the year I am reminded to count my many blessings.
Holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, remind many of us to give thanks for those things in our lives we routinely take for granted.
Daniel Stewart was a brigadier general in the Georgia armed forces, (also known as the militia), who became well known during the American Revolution as well as in the War of 1812. Fort Stewart and Stewart County are named after him.
"These recommendations are included in the "Gardening Guide to the Lower South," published by the Trustees Garden Club of Savannah and available at Twin Oaks Nursery in Midway and Anderson's Feed and Garden Supply in Walthourville:
Grant applications are still being accepted from Liberty, Long and Wayne County for the Grassroots Arts Program through Golden Isles Arts & Humanities Association, the designated re-granting agency for the Georgia Council for the Arts. Deadline for the state funded arts-in communities program is Dec. 7.
Christmas in the Park is planned for 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Bradwell Park and Main Street area between ML King Jr. Drive and Court Street in Hinesville.
Liberty County employee Annie Torres made a donation for a worthy cause Nov. 6.
Morgan June Strickland was born at 6:43 p.m. July 11 to Danielle and William Strickland of Hinesville.
Retired Lt. Col. Buddy and Mary Thomas will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Aug. 2.
The next Eggs & Issues Breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Hinesville Room at city hall, 115 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive.
Analynn Nicole Halliday was born at 8:20 a.m. July 8 to Ashley Halliday of Hinesville.
Jakayden Ky'aire Joseph was born at 10:02 p.m. July 12 to Lahiesha Joseph of Hinesville.
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Nu Rho Omega Chapter recently attended the 66th international convention of the organization. Over 11,500 members of the international organization participated in the weeklong event July 12-18 at the Charlotte Convention Center. During the event, Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was installed as the 2014-18 international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. The 2014-18 International Program will focus on the theme, "Launching New Dimensions of Service," through which the sorority's 265,000 members will address community needs via service programs.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. resident services staff and the Summer Learning Camp participants boarded a chartered bus early in the morning on July 11 at Regency Apartments and headed to Atlanta for a field trip.
The silver lining of a tragic day in Long County two years ago is helping area kids get ready for school.
Hinesville firefighter and musician Marcus Barrett recently hosted a musicians' shed at New Day Community Church. A shed is designed for musicians to practice music, usually with special care to be kept from being disturbed. Musicians from throughout Liberty County gathered to share gifts and music. Drums, keyboards, guitars and a few vocals were performed well into the night. Barrett is working on the next event.
Emmett Xavier Moeller was born at 9:28 a.m. July 10 to Anna Moeller of Wyanet, Illinois, and Walter Moeller VI of Douglasville, Georgia.
Veralyn Clover Magallanes Flores was born at 10:37 a.m. July 9 to Lilia Magallanes Flores and Eric Magallanes Reyna of Lafayette, Indiana. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Veralyn weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
Six months ago, Brynslet Sellers was like other 2-year-olds, ready to play with her siblings or dress up in princess dresses and tiaras. In February, however, she was diagnosed with heart failure.
The original "Transformers" from 2007 was a pleasant surprise that was loud and preposterous, but extremely entertaining.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will hold the second annual Veterans Salute Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons.