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.
Thanksgiving is just over a week away and Manna House wants to make sure people in need will have a Thanksgiving meal.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will host its its biannual cemetery and historical site tour from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 15 to several of the cemeteries on the installation.
Riceboro area residents and officials Saturday started what they hope becomes a tradition in their community.
United Way representatives took their message of local charity to the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday.
The Georgia Municipal Association's 2007 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade roared through Hinesville Saturday.
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.
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.