Over the past four months, the Armstrong Police Department at Armstrong Atlantic State University collected nearly 500 pounds of unused prescription drugs.
From staff reports
The big ones were biting for more than 230 children who participated in a kids' fishing event Saturday at Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond, but it wasn't just little ones who enjoyed a day on the pond.
Liberty County political pioneer and well-known resident Lyndol Anderson died Saturday after dealing with mounting medical problems.
Women of all backgrounds were honored at the Talented and Educated Leading Ladies' (TELL) inaugural banquet and showcase May 10 at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Emma Davis, 12, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant to be held July 3-5 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta.
To honor fathers, their golf is free after noon on Sunday, when someone also pays for 18 holes and a golf cart. For more information, call 912-315-9115.
Liberty County's annual summer lunch program returns Monday to provide free noon meals to kids across the county.
While browsing through the reference section of our local Live Oak Public Library, I saw a small book entitled "The Riceboro Poems, A Biography of Place."
Navy Seaman Johnathan J. Esterbrook recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Esterbrook also was meritoriously promoted to his current rank.
About 50 women attended the Community of Inspired Women's first public MERGE event Tuesday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Liberty Regional Medical Center and Fort Stewart's Winn Army Hospital partnered with Morale, Welfare and Recreation for the first Community Outdoor Heath Expo on Saturday at Holbrook Pond for soldiers, families and civilians. The expo offered cholesterol, glucose, blood-pressure and HIV screenings as well as physical activity and nutrition education given by MEDDAC and LRMC.
In 2013, the independent drama "Short Term 12" quickly made the festival rounds and emerged as quite a darling.
William John Wood of Hinesville has been selected for the 2014 Young Gamechangers program.
The Vietnam Veterans of American chapter 789 has earned a reputation for helping local seniors, veterans and disabled members of the community. And recently, the VVA gave away fans to qualified seniors to help them through the summer.
Layla Rianne Baxley was born at 10:10 p.m. July 18 to Jessie Sudakow, New York, and Jason Baxley of St. Petersburg, Florida.
Morgan June Strickland was born at 6:43 p.m. July 11 to Danielle and William Strickland of Hinesville.
The 3rd Infantry Division Band's brass quintet, woodwind quintet and jazz combo performs its monthly Rhythm of the Marne concert. The concert is free and open to the public. It will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. Visitors without military ID should access Fort Stewart via Gate 1's visitor center.
Retired Lt. Col. Buddy and Mary Thomas will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Aug. 2.
The next Eggs & Issues Breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Hinesville Room at city hall, 115 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive.
Analynn Nicole Halliday was born at 8:20 a.m. July 8 to Ashley Halliday of Hinesville.
Jakayden Ky'aire Joseph was born at 10:02 p.m. July 12 to Lahiesha Joseph of Hinesville.
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Nu Rho Omega Chapter recently attended the 66th international convention of the organization. Over 11,500 members of the international organization participated in the weeklong event July 12-18 at the Charlotte Convention Center. During the event, Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was installed as the 2014-18 international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. The 2014-18 International Program will focus on the theme, "Launching New Dimensions of Service," through which the sorority's 265,000 members will address community needs via service programs.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. resident services staff and the Summer Learning Camp participants boarded a chartered bus early in the morning on July 11 at Regency Apartments and headed to Atlanta for a field trip.
The silver lining of a tragic day in Long County two years ago is helping area kids get ready for school.
Hinesville firefighter and musician Marcus Barrett recently hosted a musicians' shed at New Day Community Church. A shed is designed for musicians to practice music, usually with special care to be kept from being disturbed. Musicians from throughout Liberty County gathered to share gifts and music. Drums, keyboards, guitars and a few vocals were performed well into the night. Barrett is working on the next event.
Emmett Xavier Moeller was born at 9:28 a.m. July 10 to Anna Moeller of Wyanet, Illinois, and Walter Moeller VI of Douglasville, Georgia.
Veralyn Clover Magallanes Flores was born at 10:37 a.m. July 9 to Lilia Magallanes Flores and Eric Magallanes Reyna of Lafayette, Indiana. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Veralyn weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
Six months ago, Brynslet Sellers was like other 2-year-olds, ready to play with her siblings or dress up in princess dresses and tiaras. In February, however, she was diagnosed with heart failure.