There is something about noon on Jan. 1 that stirs the spirit in the African-American community. This date marks the annual celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation Observance.
Hinesville received a Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker on Wednesday (Jan. 16). The marker, in Main Street Park, was sponsored by the Morning Glory Garden Club of Hinesville and the Oleander District of the State Garden Club of Georgia, in cooperation with the Department of the Army, Fort Stewart and the city of Hinesville. It is a tribute to those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. "Congratulations to the Morning Glory Garden Club ...
The Liberty County Master Gardeners had a Brown Bag Lecture Wednesday at Stafford Pavilion. Liberty County Extension Agent Robert Bell talked about the importance and art of pruning. The number one reason to prune is to reduce the size of a plant. Bell brought in pruning tools, and described their use. Bryan County Extension Agent David Moulder demonstrated the proper way to prune. Admission to the lecture was free if participants brought their lunch.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas signed his first official resolution Thursday. It authorizes a Blue Star Byway marker in downtown Hinesville. The Blue Star Memorial By-Way Marker was developed by the National Garden Clubs as a tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces. The marker will be erected in Main Street Park at 2 p.m. on Wednesday and is sponsored by the Morning Glory Garden Club of Hinesville and the Oleander District ...
On Jan. 8, Hampton Island Preserve developers donated $5 million to the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America.The donation followed Hampton Island's purchase of the Coastal Empire Council's Camp Blue Heron in Riceboro for $8 million. The 212-acre camp, just southeast of Riceboro, was originally given to the Coastal Empire Council in 1982 by the Union Camp Corporation. By combining the proceeds from the sale with the donation from the developers, the council will ...
The Long County Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee has announced the third annual Martin Luther King Celebration to be presented Jan. 21.
"It's a mighty good day," the Rev. Bobby Hall said Jan. 1 as he spoke to those who had gathered for an Emancipation Proclamation observance at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici.
One of the oldest traditions in the history of Liberty County is the annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance Day celebration program on New Year's Day.
Who says senior citizens don't know how to party? More than 100 seniors - all residents of Coastal Manor in Ludowici - celebrated the season by attending the nursing home's annual Christmas party Dec. 21. While they didn't dance to the latest beat, they did enjoy themselves. The activity room was beautifully decorated and was jammed packed with family and friends. Residents were decked out in their Santa hats and flashed plenty of smiles. There ...
The Hi-Fidelity Club recently announced winners of its 2007 Pink Rose Pageant. Diamond Richardson was named Miss Hi-Fidelity 2006; Ruth Marie Francis was second runner-up, Miss Pink Rose 2007; Jasmine Ja'Nice Williams was fourth runner-up; Demetria Alyse Jackson was Miss Hi-Fidelity 2007; Raven Nekol Brown was first runner-up and crowned Miss Congeniality; and Jazmin Sinclair Smith was third runner-up.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation will offer volunteer training from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Coastal Bank Operations Building at 605 Highway 80 W, Pooler.
Manna House will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Christmas Eve, to give away emergency Christmas baskets for those less fortunate.
Santa brought his workshop to the Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA recently to the delight and joy of the children and parents who stopped by for a visit.
About 30 volunteers distributed toys to more than 2,300 Liberty County children Dec. 15 for Toys for Tots. Parents received bagfuls of unwrapped toys for their children. People were also able to have their presents wrapped free of charge. Area residents donated the toys and the distribution took place at Michael's Deli in Hinesville.
Twas' the week before Christmas and all through St. James, the children all gathered to get their presents and games.
Local public safety workers on Saturday presented $30,000 to three children in need from Long and Tattnall counties.
Seven Ministries of Liberty County has set its Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-Thon for May 18.