The members of Baxley Consistory No. 209, Mary L. Ayers Assembly, with support from the Georgia Council of Deliberation, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Freemasons, had its annual Toys for Tots giveaway Dec. 17.
NASHVILLE - Unforgettable songs like "Tennessee Waltz" and "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?" made Patti Page the best-selling female singer of the 1950s.
Actor Richard Gere's career has spanned about four decades now, with highlights including his work in "An Officer and a Gentleman," "Pretty Woman" and the musical motion picture, "Chicago".
NEW YORK - The tastes of the reading public are turning digital.
Everybody likes Italian cuisine, whether it's pizza, veal scallopini, chicken parmesan or spaghetti Bolognese. Maybe that's because there's a little Italian in all of us.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire has been notified it is one of 97 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America affiliate agencies that will receive a 2013-14 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention pass-through grant. BBBSCE will receive $61,250 from BBBSA this month.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be hurt by a colleague's harsh criticism. But don't let it shake your confidence in what you're trying to do. A more positive aspect starts to appear by week's end.
A local musician will showcase his skills in a different medium when the Hinesville Area Arts Council opens his acrylic painting exhibition Jan. 3.
AUGUSTA - A faded envelope discovered after 148 years sheds new light on Augusta's little-known role as a place where Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War.
Flu cases reportedly are on the rise in Long County.
The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, is serving healthy snacks in its after-school program thanks to a $7,500 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The Liberty County Y's goal is to serve 500 healthy snacks weekly throughout the 2012-13 school year.
The new year is a wonderful time because it signals a chance for new beginnings. It gives us a chance to have a fresh start on some of things that maybe we have not handled as well as we wished in 2012.
ATLANTA - Blood once soaked the soil of battlefields that have since been covered up by skyscrapers and commuter train stations in Atlanta, strip malls in Nashville and farm fields and forests across the South.
SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking Savannah-area cancer fighters who are interested in spreading the word about the importance of participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3, a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.
Keep Liberty Beautiful is urging merrymakers to keep the environment in mind in coming weeks as they strip their Christmas trees and cast aside boughs of holly.
SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper has introduced a needs-based volunteer program and is soliciting people interested in helping to preserve waterways.