The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Small World Festival gives this corner of Southeast Georgia an opportunity to immerse itself in other cultures from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons. Attendees can dine on ethnic fare, check out trinkets, artwork and crafts from around the globe, and enjoy music and dance. This celebration of the numerous countries represented in Liberty County drew 5,000 people last year. For more information on the free event, go to www.hinesvilledowntown.com.
As part of the community's National Historic Preservation Week observance, Hinesville Rotary Club member Michelle Ricketson and former Hinesville Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Vicki Davis cleaned five of the 11 historic markers in the city. Some area families and individuals have agreed to "adopt" markers and keep them clean, Ricketson said.
Here's what is going to be showing in area theaters in the next week:
A little smoke flavor can make an old shoe taste good.
Girls from across the area came out last weekend to compete in the 2014 Miss Ludowici Pageant at the Long County Senior Citizen Center.
Chuck Hudson, a Hinesville native and world-ranked powerlifter, recently organized a powerlifting benefit that raised nearly $11,000 for Arizona hospice patients.
The new Parker's convenience store rapidly taking shape at the Brampton Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway intersection features a drive-thru that is a first for the company.
A section of Interstate 95 from the Midway interchange south to McIntosh County has been named in honor of former Liberty County Sheriff Bobby Sikes, the son of a sheriff and the father of a sheriff.
Ogeechee Technical College has added three new deans to its staff.
ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia has approved the system's request for a tuition increase of $4 per credit hour starting with the upcoming fall semester.
SAVANNAH - Connect Savannah, an arts and entertainment publication in Savannah, recently launched SAV HAPPS, a mobile entertainment app showcasing events in the Hostess City.
Two teachers, Janice Taylor and Lindy Holloway, are retiring from Liberty County High School. Together, they have more than 70 years of teaching experience.
The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will celebrate May Week 2014 on May 8-17 with activities dedicated to educating and affecting the community through action.
Local band 3rd Class Citizens held a release party April 26 to celebrate its new EP, just three days after learning 3CC was nominated by its fans for the Georgia Music Awards' category of best country group.
A Catch and Release Bass Tournament will begin at 6 a.m. Saturday at Fort Stewart's Pineview Lake.
Lamar Cook is one of the hidden secrets of Liberty County.
Four days have been added to the schedule for the carnival coming to Fort Stewart.
Two new documentaries and a collection of experimental art films lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
The fossilized remains of an extinct Atlantic gray whale are the focal point of a new exhibit at the University of Georgia Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
James Wasdin and Brenda Howard have been selected as the 2015 Long County Relay for Life co-chairs, American Cancer Society senior community manager Kelley Spaeder recently announced.
Nursing Tybalt Productions, in partnership with Wonder Worthy Productions, recently announced that their film, "Ben & Ara," is slated to start production in Liberty County in October.