ATLANTA - About 15 children, each with the hope of finding a permanent family, and prospective adoptive families will have the opportunity to get acquainted at an adoption party and videoconference Nov. 17.
The Goldenheirs is a senior group that meets at First Baptist Church on the first Tuesday of each month for food, fellowship and fun. A covered dish lunch is served at noon and a program follows.
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP will host a veterans breakfast and workshop Nov. 10 for veterans of all military branches of service.
Faith Temple Ministries hosted its second annual Miss Determined Pageant on Saturday.
Road trip: The Dazzling Diamond Diva chapter of the Red Hat Society from Fort Stewart took a day trip to St. Mary's on Sept. 29. The day was filled with excitement, eating, shopping and sightseeing.
Summer is slowly turning into autumn and with the advent of the season, many people in Liberty County recall the annual Camp Meeting celebrations. Weeks before the start of the celebrations, people would talk about this event and who was preaching at the Camp Meeting that particular year.
Ollagean Miller can recall a time when she picked tobacco and corn from the field in her backyard. She was 3 years old when her family moved into the house that was built by her ancestor and original settler, Hiram Jesse Mobley in 1862.
United Way of the Coastal Empire Campaign hits 46 percent of its goal.
Liberty County's cultural and historic resource committee is inventorying potentially significant historical areas and structures, and asking the public for help.
A cool front coming into the area and plenty of sunshine proved perfect weather for the 2007 Long County Wildlife Festival.
Throughout this country, there are many people who give unselfishly of their time and resources. In the land of plenty, there are many people who are in need. It takes the effort of individuals who don't mind lending a hand to help someone less fortunate and to make things a little better.
Pretty in pink: There is something about a community yard sale that brings out the - fun.
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.