The 2008 Miss Christmas Holiday Beauty Pageant took place Dec. 6 in Ludowici. The event was held at Long County High School. Debbie Gaitten was the emcee for the night, and the judges were Lisa Wells and Deborah Winn-Smith.
According to First Steps coordinator Jennifer Hatcher, child abuse is a major problem in Liberty County.
New Year's resolutions seem to get the best of us every time. Each year, people make them, and within a few months, people tend to break them. Still, year after year, we tell ourselves we're going to lose more weight or save more money than the year before. Derek Sills, who heads the investment services department at The Heritage Bank in downtown Hinesville, believes the No. 1 reason people fail to achieve their financial New ...
For 20 years, Nancy and Lee Siperly have decorated their Long County home during the holidays and invited locals inside for a look. However, taking care of and putting up countless decorations has become more and more difficult for the couple.
Since its creation in late November by local students and volunteers, the world's largest crayon has made "a big splash," according to Leah Poole, director of the United Way of Liberty County.
With Christmas only 11 days away, there is a tendency, especially if you are away from your family, to conjure up Christmas memories.
Almost everyone is familiar with the phrase "Merry Christmas." No matter what language it is said in, the day it refers to - the birth of Christ - is almost universally known.
Cadets with the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge academy on Fort Stewart have helped collect donations for the annnual Toys for Tots campaign this Christmas season.
Hinesville spread the holiday spirit beyond city limits Wednesday, as city employees loaded five vehicles with bags full of gifts for mental health patients at Georgia Regional Hospital, part of the Georgia Municipal Association's Mayors' Motorcade in Savannah.
Long County had its inaugural tree-lighting ceremony this past Thursday in Ludowici. The event, which was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Old Well Pavilion. The night of fun included a song by Carlin Works, which honored and welcomed home military personnel from Iraq, a reading of "The Christmas Story" by Kerry Hunt, and Christmas carols led by guitar-playing David Turner.
Long County held its Christmas parade on Saturday, and with the cooler temperatures, spectators got into the spirit of the season.
A presentation given Tuesday by Tony Fleeger, Honor Flight's Savannah chairman, left local Rotarians with heavy hearts, teary eyes and the inspiration to help a special group of veterans.
Name: Jimmy Smith
Who says Santa isn't real? Definitely not Julie Parrott. She's a true believer. "Well, of course, I believe in Santa," Parrott said in her thick Midwestern accent. "He lives right here in my heart." Not only does the big guy live in her heart, but according to Parrott, he has lived in her home since she was a little girl. "My grandmother used to decorate everything in her house, even ...
Whether they've been naughty or nice, Hinesville children who sent Santa a letter through the mail will get a response from a very special elf.
More than 200 people attended the 13th annual Walk to Dorchester Saturday to re-enact a 9.2-mile trek to the Dorchester academy that students made in the pursuit of education.
Keep Liberty Beautiful staff and volunteers are hoping property owners across the county will sprout green thumbs this year as they work toward planting 30 community gardens.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant.
Liberty County's annual summer lunch program launched Monday and boasts several new sites this year to provide 21 opportunities for students to receive free midday meals.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
May 21 to June 20: Patience is called for as you await a decision about that project you're eager to launch. Meanwhile, try to set aside more time to share with that special person in your life.
Hundreds are expected to descend upon eastern Liberty County this weekend to replicate the miles-long treks that many students of Dorchester Academy endured to get an education.
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews. In 1793, St. Andrews was split off and made into McIntosh County.
A Paintball (woodsball) Team Tactical Scenario Tournament will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Holbrook Recreation Area.
Army Pfc. Erus Comer II graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
The public is invited to the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, June 8, at for a "grand unveiling" of the newly installed interpretive exhibits.
Last weekend, three major films opened in theaters. It was difficult to pick just one to see, but I ended up answering the call to pick a card, any card, with the cast of the magical caper film, "Now You See Me."
I don't like Brussels sprouts. These tiny cabbages look like swollen, green eyeballs and taste about the way I'd expect a swollen, green eyeball to taste.
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