James May, a U.S. Army soldier who will deploy soon, and his girlfriend of four years, Kristina Rooks, became engaged July 10. May, however, made his intentions public by meeting his future fiancee in the lobby of The Heritage Bank in Hinesville. Rooks was surprised as May presented the ring. Their son, Zachary, carried the ring box.
Long County Relay for Life organizers hosted their wrap-up party recently concluding the 2007 fundraiser.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will soon begin accepting applications for the 2007 Legend's Community Program Grants.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older people and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
Walthourville's mayor and council will honor Lyndol Anderson, the city's first mayor and her all-woman council at 11 a.m. July 21 at city hall.
As the month of July rolled in, so did more than $300,000 in state and federal grants for the city of Hinesville to assist those less fortunate.
It's just before 1 p.m. on a Friday and Manna House volunteer Tammy Stewart is taking a break after handling the "just-before-closing rush."
Preliminary work on the restoration of the Miller Pasture area in Allenhurst began as students from the Savannah College of Art and Design historical preservation class spent their spring semester analyzing and creating architectural reports for a building on the property. Also, the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry conducted studies on the ecology, biology and environmental aspects of the estate.
The Liberty County branch of the National Association of Colored People has launched its first Web site.
As Marvin Deshazior neared Dorchester Academy during Saturday's Walk to Dorchester fundraiser, he had one thing on his mind.
Fathers are special people, but often, they are overlooked in the midst of celebrating and honoring mothers.
Decades after posing for a photo on their bikes, four cycling pals reunited this past April for an updated photo at the same location - the old Moore home on Smiley Street. Jimmy and Lynda Mobley and their children, Jeff Mobley, Marla Mobley Troha (wife of councilman Steve Troha), and Ronal and Joyce Moore and their children, Kevin Moore and Lynn Moore Granger, gathered, along with some of their former neighbors, for the reunion. The ...
Twelve area young ladies will compete at Miss Georgia Forestry State Pageant on June 8-9 and 15-16.
Death has claimed Bessie Williams, who taught in a time that now seems marked with innocence. When children left home in the mornings, they realized the teachers were an extension of their parents. If they didn't behave, they would be instantly corrected and they knew their parents would take further disciplinary actions. And during that time Williams helped shape many young people, some of whom have now assumed reigns of leadership in the area. "She ...
Jim Thomas, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission chairman, spoke during a recent Rotary Club meeting about the "explosion of expansion" in the county. By 2030, Thomas said, he expects the population of Liberty County to grow anywhere from 32 to 50 percent. To accompany this population growth, he discussed the 10,000 living units planned for the Independence Development in Hinesville, and touched on the development involved in the Midway master plan.
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.