Live Oak Public Libraries' programs at the Liberty Branch and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries have been announced.
The Full Gospel Tabernacle COGIC Women's Department presented its first Young Women Christian Council celebration April 29. During the conference, Sheritta Shaw was crowned Miss YWCC and Quamea Hawkes was named Miss Congeniality. The YWCC provides fellowship on a spiritual level for women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. The YWCC often shares information on topics that pertain to women and their roles in the dual family unit, as well as single-parent family units. The YWCC meets every third Friday at Full Gospel Tabernacle. The church is at 809 Frank Cochran Drive, Hinesville.
The National Association of Letter Carriers hosted its annual food drive May 12 in Liberty County.
Wilton and Paulene Foster will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 26. The Fosters were married May 25, 1957.
Assistant Liberty County Administrator Bob Sprinkel talked about his work with the Georgia Baptist disaster relief program during this week's Rotary Club meeting.
Longtime educator Mattie Brown is not someone who gives up. She did not allow cancer to defeat her nor did she allow it to deter her from achieving her dreams.
The Kiwanis Club of Liberty County recently presented a check to Don Williams fire service liaison from the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.
The Liberty County Historical Society will present U.S. Army Air Force veteran Robert H. Honeycutt, 83, during its meeting at 6 p.m. May 22 at Walthourville Baptist Church in Walthourville.
Flora "Hansie" Sharpe Troha of Allenhurst is one super mom.
Hinesville Mayor Thomas Ratcliffe signs a proclamation designating May 12 as National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive Day. Pictured: (l-r): Leah Poole, director of the United Way, Bobby Ryon of Coastal Communication, Ratcliffe, Jerry Herringdine, officer in charge of the Hinesville Post Office and Mona Allen, a Hinesville letter carrier.
The largest fundraiser of the year for the American Diabetes Association, Kiss-a-Pig, ends May 19 with a Buccaneer Costume Ball at the Tybee Lighthouse grounds.
Sapelo Island is one of Georgia's most beautiful treasures, steeped in history and colorful people. The Southern Smiles Chapter of the Red Hat Society was recently fortunate to be able to tour this island.
The 2007 Long County Relay for Life had to meet a high standard after the inaugural event last year was named Rookie of the Year by the American Cancer Society.
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.
Operation Rising Star
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.
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
Seafood, carnival rides, arts and crafts, kettle corn, peach cobbler and plenty of live music headlined by the Grammy winning band Blues Traveler is on tap this weekend at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Four people with ties to this area have completed military basic training: