As a wave of arctic air rolls across the United States, Georgia faces bone-chilling temperatures and the possibility of snow. Because Georgia is not usually prone to extreme snow and ice, even small amounts can cause severe problems.
Spirit-filled and joyful worshippers gathered Friday at First Zion Baptist Church in Riceboro to celebrate the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, in which President Abraham Lincoln pierced the vitriol of the Civil War with a declaration that slaves in rebel states were to be made free.
'Christkindlesmarkt' is as common to anyone who is from Germany or Austria, as yard sale or flea market are to most Americans.
The second annual Terry Gordon Christmas Dinner was on Dec. 12 in Ludowici, and this year 250 dinners were given out. The meal began at around 11:30 AM, and took place at the Long County High School cafeteria.
Members of the Dor-chester Improvement Associated greeted visitors from the Coastal Heritage Society, Georgia Historical Society, LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, the city of Savannah Archives and others interested in the area's history on Dec. 9.
Each year during the holiday season, the Hinesville Police Department's uniform patrol division, C-Watch, opts to forgo a traditional Christmas gift exchange within the division. Instead, the officers use the occasion to reach out to Hinesville residents who have fallen on hard times.
The Liberty County Scoutmaster and Cub Scout Leader of the Year awards were given to Boy Scout Troop 410 leader Joel Jacobs and Pack 410 Cub Scout leader Lienne Hill on Dec. 13 at the annual Boy Scout/Cub Scout volunteer recognition dinner. In addition, the Spark Plug award was given to Deuce Correa. The award honors volunteers who add a "spark" to their troops or packs.
Abundant Life Worship Center at 320 Memorial Drive in Hinesville recently held a Christmas toy drive to help local famlies in need. Pastors C.A. and Dedra Norwood and the drive's coordinators said they were grateful to everyone who made the collection a success.
PFC Justin Knuuttila was honored by the Hinesville Rotary Club as its soldier of the month for December on Tuesday.
The Midway Museum had its annual Christmas Tea Saturday is to spread the Christmas spirit and bring people into the museum.
Long County recently crowned the 2009 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant queen during a ceremony in the high school cafeteria.
The Citizens From Long County group is organizing the area's second annual Christmas dinner, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Long County High School cafeteria.
The popular ABC reality TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is searching Liberty and other coastal Georgia counties for an admirable family to cast in an upcoming show.
Long County had its second annual country Christmas tree lighting ceremony Thursday at the Old Well Pavilion in Ludowici.
Holiday procrastinators have a little more time to wrap get gifts under faraway trees by Christmas Day, but not too much more.
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With just three days remaining until the "Election of the Century," the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host its annual Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery.
Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown celebrated National Liberation Day of Korea (Korean Independence Day) Aug. 15 with the congregation of Hinesville Korean Presbyterian Church.
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Everyone in the land of my birth is very excited because warm sunny weather, which is always brief and elusive in England, has arrived.
Well it's finally happened. The one thing I said I would not do. The dreaded four letter word that I and many others completely ...
World War II veteran Ernest Andrus will complete his run across America on Saturday on St Simons Island.
CHARLESTON, SC - As Black Music Month, June, ended, the sounds of the drum continued throughout the Gullah/Geechee Nation from Jacksonville, North Carolina, to Jacksonville ...
Camp Hope, a grief day camp for area youth who have lost a loved one, will be Friday evening-Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, in Ludowici.
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The Martin-Baker Family of Walthourville celebrated its 21st bi-annual family reunion July 28-31. The theme was "Far Away in Miles, Bound Together in Love."
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