Liberty County residents and visitors had a couple different options for observing Memorial Day - some drier than others.
SAVANNAH - Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Inc. awarded Chrishaunda Paige of Hinesville the Girl Scout Gold Award during a formal ceremony May 4.
ExChange G.T.B. Inc. recently hosted a teen banquet, which catered to all local students ages 12-19. The banquet was held at the Shuman Recreation Center. ExChange G.T.B. Inc.'s mission is to provide positive events for teens in its community. The group's motto is "Switching from good to better."
Most parents, but especially first-time parents, are eager to do their best to help their children learn, grow and be happy. Sometimes this responsibility is overwhelming.
Last week, we examined a whole slew of superhero-themed series coming soon to television. In that column, I was sure to remind you that horror remains a genre embraced by TV networks.
According to Fort Stewart's website, about 74 years ago, Congress authorized the purchase of 5,000 acres in Coastal Georgia for construction of an anti-aircraft artillery base. More land purchases were made until more than 280,000 acres became Camp Stewart in honor of Georgia militia leader, Brig. Gen. Daniel Stewart.
United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted a mobile food pantry Thursday at Dorchester Academy in Midway.
You've probably heard, "Once a Marine, always a Marine."
Liberty County resident Sideeq Heard, a sophomore studying theater arts and acting at Howard University in Washington, D.C., recently was invited to follow in the footsteps of Orlando Bloom and attend the British Academy of Dramatic Arts this summer in Oxford, England.
Fort Morris State Historic Site will host its annual Memorial Day commemoration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday.
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Hillary Altman receives her $500 scholarship and certificate for completing her year as the 2013 Miss Ludowici. Linda Futch, founder of Kidz Etc., and pageant director Debbi Gaitten present the check.
Long County held its ninth annual Relay for Life on Friday night and early Saturday morning. According to Coordinator Deborah Wells, it once again was a night to remember.
Cancer survivors, caregivers and community members turned out in droves Friday evening to support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at the Liberty County Recreation Department track.
There probably are few people now living in the United States who have not eaten food from a McDonald's restaurant at some point.
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.
The original "Transformers" from 2007 was a pleasant surprise that was loud and preposterous, but extremely entertaining.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will hold the second annual Veterans Salute Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
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HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.
"It was the middle of April in 1954, and Myles and I were coming from Tampa, Fla., to Gum Branch to meet his parents and family," Myles Groover's wife, Carlyne Groover, recalled. "We had been married just two weeks.