The largest fundraiser of the year for the American Diabetes Association, Kiss-a-Pig, ends May 19 with a Buccaneer Costume Ball at the Tybee Lighthouse grounds.
Sapelo Island is one of Georgia's most beautiful treasures, steeped in history and colorful people. The Southern Smiles Chapter of the Red Hat Society was recently fortunate to be able to tour this island.
The 2007 Long County Relay for Life had to meet a high standard after the inaugural event last year was named Rookie of the Year by the American Cancer Society.
Participants in the eighth annual Kiss-a-Pig Poker Run head out recently from the parking lot of the Savannah Harley Davidson and Hooters off Highway 204 in Savannah.
The Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday invited families in to see what the Y offers.
About 70 people worked together to clean up Highway 84 and a section of Peacock Canal in Hinesville on Saturday, collecting more than 80 bags of trash and debris, as well as a bicycle and a fully decorated Christmas tree.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute USDA surplus commodities to eligible area residents May 17-18.
Hinesville Board of Realtors raised $1,722 during the Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Cherokee Rose Golf Club on April 13. The Liberty County Relay for Life took place April 20-21.
Athletes from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Effingham counties will compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Georgia Area 17 Summer Games.
The Liberty-Long Retired Educators Association installed its slate of officers for 2007-09. They include (l-r) LaFayne May, vice president; Carolyn Strickland, president pro-term; Joan Hollingsworth, secretary; Jane Cart, president; and Alice Travis, treasurer. The next meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Western Sizzlin' in Hinesville.
LUDOWICI - The second annual softball tournament for the Long County Relay for Life was last weekend. It was a joint effort from the Wildlife Critters team and the Courthouse Cancer Crashers team.
The National Association of Letter Carriers will have its annual food drive Saturday in Liberty County.
James N. Sutton, Region IV director of the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office, speaks during a luncheon Thursday as keynote speaker John Paul Berlon looks on. The event was hosted to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing Act, and highlight the rights people have in reporting unfair and illegal activity.
Ten local pastors, two Army chaplains, three choirs, two praise dance teams, numerous local leaders and the commander of the 3rd Infantry Division took part in the 11th annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Service.
The United Way of Liberty County just missed its $199,000 fundraising campaign goal for 2013. The organization raised $182,021, or 91 percent of its goal, according to Jennifer Darsey, director of the United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty office. Last year's goal was $195,000, she said. The campaign began Sept. 4 and ended Nov. 22.
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I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
Liberty Countians will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and his reindeer, create holiday-themed arts and crafts, decorate cookies and join in caroling at the seventh annual Christmas in the Park from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority host the free event, which, will end with the crowd singing "Silent Night" as the community Christmas tree is lit. For information, call 368-4445.
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: An unsettling mood at the start of the week soon lifts and gives way to a more positive attitude as you find fun and friendship beginning to dominate your aspect.
The old turkeys are getting scared this time of the year and telling everyone they see to eat more pork or beef!
The Citizens of Georgia Power Company donated $2,500 checks to the Manna House and Helen's Haven on Thursday morning.
Goldenheirs heard about Home Health Care in Hinesville during its meeting Nov. 5 at First Baptist Church.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5.
Based upon the Israeli series "Prisoners of War," Showtime's American spy thriller "Homeland" is in its third season and has the green light for a 12-episode fourth season, set to premiere in 2014.
An estimated 2,700 people began lining up at 5 a.m. Thursday for a United Way of the Coastal Empire, Liberty mass mobile food pantry at the Walthourville fire station.
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Liberty County High School Panther Marching Band Director Paul Sohayda was accompanied by two ensembles of student musicians, one brass and one clarinet, to perform classical pieces Tuesday for the Hinesville Rotary Club.
If my wife wasn't such a good cook, I'd be 50 pounds lighter. I'm not blaming her, though.