Sitting at a table one afternoon with Tommy and Delores Vann, proprietors of Ida Mae and Joe's Restaurant in Midway, they were asked, "What is your specialty or what have you been known for?"
Hinesville Wal-Mart Store Manager Wally Davison and store associates recently showed their support for the community by issuing checks totaling $10,150 to various charities and organizations during the past five months through their community grants programs.
After a brief rain Friday evening the first Liberty Fest kicked off in downtown Hinesville and the crowd came out to taste food samples from eateries around Hinesville and Liberty County.
The Long County 4-H Club received $6,238 June 8 to help combat drug abuse.
James May, a U.S. Army soldier who will deploy soon, and his girlfriend of four years, Kristina Rooks, became engaged July 10. May, however, made his intentions public by meeting his future fiancee in the lobby of The Heritage Bank in Hinesville. Rooks was surprised as May presented the ring. Their son, Zachary, carried the ring box.
Long County Relay for Life organizers hosted their wrap-up party recently concluding the 2007 fundraiser.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will soon begin accepting applications for the 2007 Legend's Community Program Grants.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older people and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
Walthourville's mayor and council will honor Lyndol Anderson, the city's first mayor and her all-woman council at 11 a.m. July 21 at city hall.
As the month of July rolled in, so did more than $300,000 in state and federal grants for the city of Hinesville to assist those less fortunate.
It's just before 1 p.m. on a Friday and Manna House volunteer Tammy Stewart is taking a break after handling the "just-before-closing rush."
Preliminary work on the restoration of the Miller Pasture area in Allenhurst began as students from the Savannah College of Art and Design historical preservation class spent their spring semester analyzing and creating architectural reports for a building on the property. Also, the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry conducted studies on the ecology, biology and environmental aspects of the estate.
The Liberty County branch of the National Association of Colored People has launched its first Web site.
As Marvin Deshazior neared Dorchester Academy during Saturday's Walk to Dorchester fundraiser, he had one thing on his mind.
"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.