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.
Onions are pretty close to being the perfect food, not only for adding character to an endless variety of dishes but also for their health benefits.
The swimming pool at the East End Community Complex in Midway opened May 24 with a ribbon cutting and speeches from Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens Sr. and Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington.
Bond was denied Tuesday for a Statesboro High School assistant coach charged with sexual misconduct with a female student.
MACON - Georgia and Georgia Tech used to be the only shows in the state.
A Tifton-based organization dedicated to saving and protecting injured and orphaned wildlife needs local volunteers.
Three people with ties to our area recently completed basic military training, one from the Air Force and two with the Navy.
It was a busy summer for participants in the Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation.
Three months after its inaugural MERGE event, the Community of Inspired Women is expanding its outreach projects and monthly gatherings.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
The Kirk Healing Center's Board of Directors has named Hinesville resident Gale Curtis Dent as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
Award-winning blues artist Janiva Magness and her band performed a free concert Friday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The concert served as a run-up to next month's Blues and BBQ festival in Hinesville. Magness, who said she is influenced by musicians like Etta James and Koko Taylor, has won four blues music awards, including the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award.
Dozens of area residents presented to donate at Friday's Battle of the Badges blood drive, according to Laura Troutman, Liberty County human-resources specialist and health-promotion leader.
Turkey platters abound on the top shelf in my kitchen. There are all kinds: tin, white glass, clear glass, colored china and thick plastic. Some may be alike, but most have different scenes with a large, colorful turkey in the center. I think I have at least 30. I just cannot help myself when I see a pretty one that is cheap and colorful.
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.