A few weeks ago, I sang the praises of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Today, we dive into the details of another superhero sequel.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Small World Festival gives this corner of Southeast Georgia an opportunity to immerse itself in other cultures from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons. Attendees can dine on ethnic fare, check out trinkets, artwork and crafts from around the globe, and enjoy music and dance. This celebration of the numerous countries represented in Liberty County drew 5,000 people last year. For more information on the free event, go to www.hinesvilledowntown.com.
As part of the community's National Historic Preservation Week observance, Hinesville Rotary Club member Michelle Ricketson and former Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Vicki Davis cleaned five of the 11 historic markers in the city. Some area families and individuals have agreed to "adopt" markers and keep them clean, Ricketson said.
Here's what is going to be showing in area theaters in the next week:
A little smoke flavor can make an old shoe taste good.
Girls from across the area came out last weekend to compete in the 2014 Miss Ludowici Pageant at the Long County Senior Citizen Center.
Chuck Hudson, a Hinesville native and world-ranked powerlifter, recently organized a powerlifting benefit that raised nearly $11,000 for Arizona hospice patients.
The new Parker's convenience store rapidly taking shape at the Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway intersection features a drive-thru that is a first for the company.
A section of Interstate 95 from the Midway interchange south to McIntosh County has been named in honor of former Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Sikes, the son of a sheriff and the father of a sheriff.
Ogeechee Technical College has added three new deans to its staff.
ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the system's request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester.
SAVANNAH - Connect Savannah, an arts and entertainment publication in Savannah, recently launched SAV HAPPS, a mobile entertainment app showcasing events in the Hostess City.
Two teachers, Janice Taylor and Lindy Holloway, are retiring from Liberty County High School. Together, they have more than 70 years of teaching experience.
The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will celebrate May Week 2014 on May 8-17 with activities dedicated to educating and affecting the community through action.
Local band 3rd Class Citizens held a release party April 26 to celebrate its new EP, just three days after learning 3CC was nominated by its fans for the Georgia Music Awards' category of best country group.
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.