The poodle skirts and leather jackets made it look like a "Happy Days" fan convention.
Artist Conni Tögel is bringing her show "Sheep Incognito" to Hinesville to spread laughter and the joys of art to area students and residents.
LUDOWICI - In 1980 Ronald Reagan was elected president, Kramer vs. Kramer won the Best Picture Oscar, the Georgia Bulldogs went 12-0, winning the NCAA football championship, and Lillian Simmons was elected tax commissioner of Long County.
Ask someone about Susie King Taylor and you usually get a blank stare. "She is an unsung hero, a nationally known unsung hero," Donald Lovette of Love-It Productions said. Her life-story is a tale of bravery, creativity, as well as black and national history, according to Lovette, that first began here in Liberty County. Born a slave on Aug. 16, 1848, at the Grest Farm on the Isle of Wight to Raymond and Hagar ...
LUDOWIC - The third annual Wild Game Dinner last Saturday brought in about 400 people. "This is the first time I've been here," Betty Deason said. "I won't eat alligator. I won't eat possum. And I won't eat any snake. But I did eat a lot of the other stuff and it all was good, and the dinner has been wonderful." The dinner was at the First Baptist Church of Ludowici and organized by the ...
The Georgia coast is home to some of the country's oldest and largest live oak trees. Through the years, their snarled arms and immense size have stirred muse-like inspiration in a host of Southern painters, writers and nature lovers. On Friday night, a group of area photographers who worked diligently to capture the majestic tree's beauty showcased their oak-inspired art before a crowd at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.
On March 6, the Liberty District of the Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, will recognize long-time Scout volunteer Donald Peller at its annual Good Scout Breakfast.
Liberty County Commission Chairman John D. McIver signed an Abor Day proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 20, Arbor Day in Liberty County. Morning Glory Garden Club members Judy Shippey, Lanell Crapse and Peggy Fraser were present for the signing.
On Feb. 14, Clayton Mobley, 6, son of Beau and Tiffany Smith of Hinesville, was crowned Little Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup 2009 during the Little Miss and Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup Pageant sponsored by the Evans County Wildlife Club in Claxton.
John Stetzer, president of the Goldenheirs Club, welcomed everyone to the monthly meeting on Feb. 3, at First Baptist Church in Hinesville and introduced special guest Spier Flanders from H&R Block.
Judy Shippey, president of the Morning Glory Garden Club, and other club members planted a yoshino cherry tree in honor of the late Faye Chandler, also a longtime club member. The tree was planted at Main Street Park on Friday, which Hinesville recognized as Arbor Day. Judy Mobley gave a dedication speech, commending Chandler for her dedication to the garden club and the city of Hinesville.
Fay Yee stood in the stands at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, her eyes red and puffy from crying.
Long County residents had plenty of options for celebrating Valentine's Day last weekend. On Feb. 12, Long County High School had its 2009 Miss Sweetheart and Junior Miss Sweetheart Pageants, where some lovely ladies showed off their Valentine's dresses. Kelly Long took home the Miss Sweetheart Crown. First, second, third and fourth runners-up were Kellie Harper, Brittany Chapman, Sarah Gonzalez and Liz Schwab, respectively. The Junior Miss Division crown went to Ashley Murphy. First, second, ...
LUDOWICI - "The freaks come out at night, the freaks come out at night." The old '80s tune fit the bill to a tee on Feb. 7 with the sixth annual 2009 "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant.
Love was in the air Friday night as 40 couples celebrated Valentine's day like royalty at Ludowici's Celebration Castle.
A Back to School Rally and Community Cookout was recently held at Holmestown Community Park.
The Jubilee choir, the senior group of First Baptist Church, presented the July program for Goldenheirs. Directed by Elaine Walker, the choir sang patriotic and traditional numbers. The Goldenheirs meet at noon on the first Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church in Hinesville. All seniors are invited.
Elizabeth Walker Quarterman wrote in her book, "The Home at the Bluff," about one of the outstanding guests at their family home on the bluff in McIntosh County when she was a child, before she married and moved to Liberty County.
The Wiregrass Festival Committee is accepting applications for vendors for its arts-and-crafts show and for food.
A group of Long County citizens on Tuesday held a meeting at Calvary Baptist Church in Ludowici to begin the process of planning a communitywide day of prayer.
The adrenaline-fueled crime caper "2 Guns," is now in theaters and starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. Did the movie shoot to kill? Let's find out.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is sponsoring a family day with entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 16, following the Veterans Day Parade. Proceeds will go to the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons.
Dubois Square in downtown Pembroke was a popular place to be Saturday evening as the city hosted its annual National Night Out.
Scores of soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart' Wounded Warriors Battalion are being treated to a free fishing event at Stewart's Pond No. 1, also called Pineview Lake. According to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Adna Chaffee of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, local veterans' organizations will sponsor a catch-and-release fishing outing from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 23.
Hinesville Downtown Partners, a loose coalition of downtown businesses and city and county leaders, met Friday morning to discuss plans for upcoming public events.
July 23 to Aug. 22: A shift in workplace management could be helpful for talented leos and leonas who have been waiting to have their accomplishments rewarded by receptive leadership.
The thought of eating macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, tuna salad and chicken pot pies was comforting long before they were called comfort foods. Comfort foods don't have to be fancy. They're simple, delicious and usually inexpensive to make.
Couples and families looking for a quiet beach without large, noisy crowds and commercial development don't have far to go.
A local disabled veteran's correspondence with President John F. Kennedy's speechwriter, Theodore Sorensen, could be heading for the Kennedy Library in Boston.