According to Fort Stewart's website, about 74 years ago, Congress authorized the purchase of 5,000 acres in Coastal Georgia for construction of an anti-aircraft artillery base. More land purchases were made until more than 280,000 acres became Camp Stewart in honor of Georgia militia leader, Brig. Gen. Daniel Stewart.
United Way of the Coastal Empire hosted a mobile food pantry Thursday at Dorchester Academy in Midway.
You've probably heard, "Once a Marine, always a Marine."
Liberty County resident Sideeq Heard, a sophomore studying theater arts and acting at Howard University in Washington, D.C., recently was invited to follow in the footsteps of Orlando Bloom and attend the British Academy of Dramatic Arts this summer in Oxford, England.
Fort Morris State Historic Site will host its annual Memorial Day commemoration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday.
Here's what the stars hold for you in the coming week:
Hillary Altman receives her $500 scholarship and certificate for completing her year as the 2013 Miss Ludowici. Linda Futch, founder of Kidz Etc., and pageant director Debbi Gaitten present the check.
Long County held its ninth annual Relay for Life on Friday night and early Saturday morning. According to Coordinator Deborah Wells, it once again was a night to remember.
Cancer survivors, caregivers and community members turned out in droves Friday evening to support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at the Liberty County Recreation Department track.
There probably are few people now living in the United States who have not eaten food from a McDonald's restaurant at some point.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Jay Brandes will present an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday on the SkIO campus.
The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved Monday $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal.
Casting has begun for Casino's Law, which will be filmed in-part locally. A major cable network and production company are looking for people that have fallen victim to online bullying and/or cyber crimes in the greater Savannah area.
The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia recently commended Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden for his 30 years of service to the state.
The Relay For Life of Liberty County was held Friday evening at the Liberty County Recreation Department track.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
HOLLYWOOD - Warren Beatty has completed filming his first movie since 2001.
On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.
There's one food that says "Southern" more than fried chicken, fried okra, sweet tea or a "mess" of greens. That's grits.
Almost a year ago, Hinesville resident and artist Emily Scott-Graham showed her work for the first time to the Hinesville area at the Hinesville Area Art Council.
A massive scavenger hunt soon will wind through the streets of Liberty County to help raise funds for and boost Alzheimer's awareness in the community while providing a day of fun for area families.
During 1958-85, almost everyone in Liberty and Long counties knew the name of Dr. Whitman Fraser.
"The Lego Movie," rated PG, will be shown free at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Bryant Commons amphitheater, 438 Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
"Jesus answered them, 'Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.' But he was speaking about the temple of his body. When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the Scripture and the word that Jesus had spoken." - John 2:19, 21-22
Latin-jazz percussionist Sam Rodriguez of Jacksonville will perform at the next Jazz in the Park concert from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island.
"Hercules" is the second attempt this year to make an incarnation of the Greek warrior after "The Legend of Hercules." For me, "Hercules" is like a lot of other characters in literature and mythology, such as Dracula or Robin Hood, that have been subjected to various cinematic interpretations. Everyone from Disney to Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken a stab at it.
Hinesville Rotary Club members heard from an award-winning legal-assistance attorney during their weekly meeting Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington.
Hinesville Police officers often get their man, but when it comes to reptiles, well, that can be another story.