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.
The Roadway to Recovery Car and Bike Show, benefiting the family of Georgia Ports Authority Cpl. William Solomon, was held at Bryant Commons Park this past Saturday.
Brandi R. Sollosi earned Local Finance Officer Certification in the first quarter of 2015 through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government's financial-management training program.
"The Children of Pride" is a huge book filled with letters written by the Dr. Charles C. Jones family from 1854-68. Robert Mansen Myers is the author of this book, which was published in 1972.
The Long County Schools Summer Feeding Program will run from June 1-18.
Every year, people gather from across Liberty County to participate in the annual Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-thon.
Richmond Hill's Tara Jennings has one of those jobs that's hard to define.
Long County's Law Day observance this year paid tribute to a true law-enforcement legend: the late Sheriff Cecil Nobles.
Six ministers led scores of Hinesville residents in prayer on the old courthouse steps Thursday morning in observance of the National Day of Prayer.
Gateway Behavioral Health Services will celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness by hosting an event with music, food, activities, games, prizes, educational exhibits and information about mental health and how to connect with appropriate services.
The 2015 Long County Relay for Life, held Friday at the Long County Recreation Complex, had a new location because the high-school soccer team needed Veterans Field for a playoff game. However, the new venue appeared to have a positive impact, as a large crowd came out to celebrate the event's 10th year of the event.
Sunday, April 26, was Confederate Memorial Day. It was very appropriate that the Midway Church Homecoming was on that Sunday, and the weather could not have been better.
The loss of any loved one is hard. The loss of a child is heartbreaking. The loss of an infant child is simply unbearable.
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