Four area young people have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas:
At the January meeting of the Goldenheirs, Celesta Williams, resident case management coordinator for Coastal Manor, spoke about the cost and care at Coastal Manor.
United Way of the Coastal Empire 2-1-1, will host its 1st annual "National 2-1-1 Day Celebration," from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, in their new service area in the Kroger Shopping Center, 555 W. Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville.
Pleasant Hill Holiness Church
Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver, pictured with members of Nu Rho Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., signs a proclamation designating February 2007 as "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Month"
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will be distributing USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents on Feb. 14-16.
Air Force Airman Kevin T. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
'Help your Neighbors' requesting volunteers
Isn't it time you gave your mother the best Mother's Day gift ever?
Lee Boggess, executive director of the Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA, talks at a team meeting that was held this past Thursday. The YMCA is kicking off their 2007 Priceless Gifts Campaign and hopes to raise $67,000 to ensure that children unable to pay are included in programs that teach positive values that will impact their lives and their community.
A workday took place Jan. 26 at the Historic LeConte Woodmanston Rice Plantation and Botanical gardens near Riceboro.
Col. Edward I. Wexler, U.S. Air Force (retired), was named the new director of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for Coastal Georgia and member of the Resource Development Department of the United Way of the Coastal Empire as Principal Combined Fund Organization.
Last spring, the state legislature awarded $500,000 to Liberty County as seed money to start a community health center and to submit a grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for designation as a federally qualified health center.
The Long County Relay for Life Committee met for a breakfast Jan. 9 at the First Baptist Church of Ludowici to begin planning for the 2007 event set for May 4-5. Members from last year's team were met with applause and praise for their work in 2006 for receiving the Rookie of the Year Award for Long County's first year hosting an event.
The members of the newly organized and rapidly growing East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will host these upcoming events:
The La Quinta Inn in Hinesville and the Hinesville Rotary Club are hosting their first Gingerbread House Community Showcase and Competition at La Quinta on Oglethorpe Highway. The display is available for viewing and public voting from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Dec. 17. The judging and awards will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 18. Area residents are encouraged to visit and vote for their favorite entries.
It may be getting chilly outside, but I know a film that's completely frozen.
The Miss Hi-Fidelity Civic Club Pageant will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Midway Middle School.
Woodcraft artist Guy Browning held his first art exhibition at the Hinesville Area Arts Council's Commerce Street gallery on Thursday evening. On display were about 45 of his wood carvings that could be categorized as wildlife, Native Americans, religious, historic and comical.
Pet owners' dogs and cats can have their photo taken with Santa, get groomed and stay healthy at a drive-through pet-vaccination clinic Saturday.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
A Colonial Christmas will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road near Midway
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: Your keen instincts are once more on high alert as you find yourself being pressured to make a quick decision about a certain matter. More facts come to light by week's end..
Reading diaries written by people in Liberty County during the awful Civil War makes me thankful for the times we have now.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
Holiday lights will transform Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 into a holiday wonderland for family fun and hayrides Dec. 13-14. The hayrides begin at 6 each evening.
Local leaders offered their thoughts on the passing of human-rights activist Nelson Mandela and the legacy of forgiveness and tolerance he left the world. Mandela was South Africa's first black president and was elected in his country's first democratic election April 27, 1994. He served one term, from 1994-1999.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Red, white and blue were the predominant colors for Friday night's 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade in Hinesville, with event participants enthusiastically welcoming the troops home for the holidays and honoring their service. The parade was hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee on Wednesday discussed last month's inaugural Veterans Salute and how to draw a larger crowd to next year's event.