Gene and Crystal Long have gone all out this year for Christmas by decorating their home in Davenport Acres in Long County.
Representations of Jesus, Santa Claus and a substantial portion of Liberty County's population attended the annual Santa in the Park and Hinesville Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown Hinesville. Here is a video of the lighting ceremony. This link will take you to a photo gallery of the activities.
Agents, staff and family members of Holtzman Companies will bring gifts and sing carols at the Coastal Manor Nursing Home at 7 p.m. Dec. 13. Cash donations will be needed by Monday to purchase gifts for the patients. Donations may be taken to any of the Holtzman locations: Coldwell Banker Holtzman Realtors, Holtzman Insurance and Holtzman Real Estate Services, and All American Storage & U-Haul.
We are accustomed to hearing people say, "Rank has its privilege." While that is true in so many cases, rank is not the only thing that grants certain privileges.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is searching for summer camp volunteers who are looking for a rewarding and memorable experience.
The November meeting of Goldenheirs featured Bob Sprinkel, assistant county administrator.
Hundreds of parents, siblings and friends packed into Club Stewart on Fort Stewart Friday morning to watch more than 180 fifth graders from the post's elementary schools graduate from the Department of Emergency Services Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.
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?
"John Wick" stars Keanu Reeves in a film that doesn't try to do anything more than be a thoroughly enjoyable revenge movie with an enormous sense of style and visual flair.
Some of the area's best musicians will play Nov. 15 to benefit the area's Toys for Tots and a food pantry in the Midway area.
City, county and Army officials in the area are recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. So be careful and remember only approach homes that have outside lights on.
Last month, when we visited our old home place, I saw a wild persimmon tree growing in the edge of Sally's yard. It was full of persimmons, and some were ripe.
District 5 Commissioner Gary Gilliard recently was the guest speaker to a group of senior citizens in Walthourville to discuss SPLOST. Gilliard was invited by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray. "They asked some interesting questions and kept me on my toes, but I enjoyed my visit with them," Gilliard said.
Join the fun at Club Stewart's Halloween Bash, starting at 9 p.m. Friday. Enjoy DJFreaksho, drink specials and a costume contest. There's a $7 cover charge. Patrons must be 18 or older to enter, and at least 21 to drink.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is hosting "Sight," a photography exhibit, for October.