Long County now is home to the From the Pit to the Promise Foundation, which recently was created to help the community in a variety of ways. Charity founder Robert H. Smith III said everyone needs help at different times in their lives.
It was a big weekend in Richmond Hill as the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival filled J.F. Gregory Park with kids, kids at heart, carnival rides, vendors and - of course - lots of seafood for the 14th year in a row.
LOS ANGELES - E.T. the extra-terrestrial is making appearances around the world.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your honesty continues to impress everyone who needs reassurance about a project. But be careful you don't lose patience with those who are still not ready to act.
Winners were named in the Walker Middle School Miss and Junior Miss Pageants, held Oct. 4. All money raised from the pageant went to the WMS Future Business Leaders of America chapter to attend competitions.
Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is the feature for a Movie Under the Stars evening at a pavilion on the north side of Holbrook Pond starting at 8 p.m. Friday.
A couple of weeks ago at Liberty Auction in Pembroke, I found a torn-up, musty, mildewed old ledger with the pages falling out.
About halfway into its fall campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire Liberty office has met 70 percent of its $195,000 goal.
The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation announced this week that Midway Middle School will receive a 2012 first-place award for waste reduction and recycling. Those of us with Keep Liberty Beautiful are thrilled about this recognition for this outstanding school recycling program and the recognition for our community.
Twenty-two seniors from Walthourville and the surrounding area recently toured Gullah Island in Beaufort, S.C.
SAVANNAH - Georgia wildlife officials are saying for the first time that loggerhead sea turtles are recovering along the state's coast after more than 24 years of ups and downs for the threatened species.
The ABC network is on fire this fall. Last week I revealed that I was a fan of the network's military/political thriller "Last Resort," and this week I'll review its simmering drama "Revenge," which is in its second season.
The Liberty Theatre Company is back in action this weekend with a whodunit that lets the audience weigh in on whether it was Professor Plum in the study with a knife or Miss Scarlett in the ballroom with a rope.
STATESBORO - Janisse Ray, environmentalist and New York Times best-selling author, is one of six featured authors at Statesboro: The Write Place writing festival.
'Clue: The Musical' peformance set: The Liberty Theatre Company's production of "Clue: The Musical" will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Dorchester Village Civic Center, 1804 Islands Highway in Midway. Tickets are $10 apiece and are available from the following local businesses: Southeast Auto Service & Repair, 104-B Carter St. in Hinesville; Hinesville Area Arts Council, 102 Commerce St. (exact change only); VIP Office Supply & Furniture, 109 Central Ave. in Hinesville. To purchase tickets online or for more information, go to www.hinesvillearts.com.
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.
Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.
Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.
The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.
On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.
My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."
Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.
Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.
Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.
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Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.
Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.
Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.