Hearty crowds braved intermittent rain Saturday to enjoy the Small World Festival in downtown Hinesville. Several community leaders, including 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams and Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, also didn't let wet weather keep them from mingling. Thomas had attended the Liberty County Justice Center's grand opening earlier Saturday morning.
Locals can experience sights, sounds and flavors of numerous cultures from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday in Bradwell Park during the Hinesville Small World Festival.
During their recent convention, the members of the first district of the American Legion elected the following legionnaires to fill offices for the 2011-12 membership year:
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kawana L. Copeland, a 2001 graduate of Bradwell Institute, alongside approximately 40 sailors of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 (VRC-40) recently returned from a six-month deployment in support of maritime security operations, while attached to aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman homeported in Naval Station Norfolk, Va.
Vidalia Comprehensive High School's class of 2008 salutorian Eric Jones Jr. recently worked as a White House intern in First Lady Michelle Obama's Office of Correspondence, where he helped ensure that the American people who wrote to her received timely and appropriate responses.
The Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will have training for new volunteers from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays from May 13- June 10 at the Liberty County Health Department.
Team Liberty, led by Joel Osteen, got to kiss the pig Saturday night in the 19th annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign.
Army mom Nancy Auclair expected a big surprise on Mother's Day, though nothing could compare to the four energetic bundles of joy she and husband Maj. Chris Auclair received four years ago on their wedding anniversary Aug. 2, 2006. The Auclairs of Richmond Hill are the parents of 4-year-old quadruplet boys.
With the weather warming up and vacation time nearing, beach bunnies are showing up on shores around the coast. Many ladies and gents would like to know how to get the best tan - and keep it.
Love-It-Productions will perform a play this weekend that pays homage to the ultimate sacrifice many African-Americans paid for freedom and to strong mothers who persevered despite slavery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list.
Plans are under way for Hospice Savannah's second annual Summer Night event Saturday, June 11.
Inclement weather moved out of the area just in time last week, giving patrons and vendors at the sixth annual Midway Art Festival a sunny Saturday on which to peruse and display crafts. A variety of artists from Midway to neighboring Richmond Hill exhibited work including wildlife photography, woven baskets, sketches and wood carvings.
Tattnall County resident Robert Dasher recently donated a parcel of land to the Macedonia Missionary Church of Ludowici that is adjacent to the present property.
Navy Airman Apprentice Cody L. Murray, son of Luanna I. Murray of Lagrange and William A. Murray of Ludowici, recently was promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
Sixteen students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Pathway recently completed CPR and first-aid certification training with firefighter Casey Hale, who helps with the training every semester.
Richmond H. Peacock was born Aug. 24, 1807, in what then was Liberty County but now is Long County. He was the son of Samuel (1777-1839) and Mary Peacock (1786-1869). Samuel was born in South Carolina and was in the War of 1812. They were married in 1802 in Georgia, and both died in Liberty County.
"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.
RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.