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.
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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.
A holiday pageant sponsored by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center. Five young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Pink Rose 2008 and Miss Hi-Fidelity 2008.
Staples hitting wood could be heard inside Hinesville's Coca-Cola building Wednesday night as employees of The Heritage Bank put the finishing touches on their "Disney Magic" float for tonight's parade.
Officials from more than a dozen area municipalities came together Monday morning to sign a proclamation officially recognizing Dec. 1 in Hinesville as Art and Music Day.
Jasmine Ny'Asia Mosley was born to Alexis Alexandria Mosley of Richmond Hill at 12:23 a.m. on Nov. 18. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Jasmine weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches. She is the maternal granddaughter of Sabrina and Omar Johnson, Sr. of Richmond Hill.
Taking a different approach to the old saying, Olivia Versele didn't use her lemons to make lemonade but instead sold them and made a donation to the Liberty County Humane Society.
This hearty Caesar salad with leftover turkey will be a refreshing change from the carb-heavy feasts of Thanksgiving. To save time, the croutons could be made ahead.
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.