Participants in the eighth annual Kiss-a-Pig Poker Run head out recently from the parking lot of the Savannah Harley Davidson and Hooters off Highway 204 in Savannah.
The Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday invited families in to see what the Y offers.
About 70 people worked together to clean up Highway 84 and a section of Peacock Canal in Hinesville on Saturday, collecting more than 80 bags of trash and debris, as well as a bicycle and a fully decorated Christmas tree.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodities to eligible area residents May 17-18.
Hinesville Board of Realtors raised $1,722 during the Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club on April 13. The Liberty County Relay for Life took place April 20-21.
Athletes from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Effingham counties will compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Georgia Area 17 Summer Games.
The Liberty-Long Retired Educators Association installed its slate of officers for 2007-09. They include (l-r) LaFayne May, vice president; Carolyn Strickland, president pro-term; Joan Hollingsworth, secretary; Jane Cart, president; and Alice Travis, treasurer. The next meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Western Sizzlin' in Hinesville.
LUDOWICI - The second annual softball tournament for the Long County Relay for Life was last weekend. It was a joint effort from the Wildlife Critters team and the Courthouse Cancer Crashers team.
The National Association of Letter Carriers will have its annual food drive Saturday in Liberty County.
James N. Sutton, Region IV director of the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office, speaks during a luncheon Thursday as keynote speaker John Paul Berlon looks on. The event was hosted to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act, and highlight the rights people have in reporting unfair and illegal activity.
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.
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 fund won, but she donned a bald wig to see what could have been.
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.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
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HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.