After the threat of frost has passed, there are a few weeks each year when Georgia's coast comes to life. Brightly colored flowers transform the area's normally muddy and marshy, brown and green landscape into a brilliant, sweet-scented display of blooms.
Seven community CASA volunteers from Atlantic Area CASA attended the Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates state conference in Atlanta on Saturday to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.
The Hinesville Rotary Club honored its Soldier of the Month on Tuesday. Spc. Brent A. Rapp joined the Ohio National Guard in July 2000. Rapp joined active duty in March 2002. His assignment was as a paralegal specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 39th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division.
The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources.
The tree planted by the Morning Glory Garden Club on Arbor Day last month was in memory of member Faye Chandler.
Donald Peller of Hinesville recently was recognized by the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America for his long and exceptional service to the youth of the council's Liberty District.
The speaker at the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County's 15th annual Scholarship Banquet has emphasized providing educational opportunities to non-traditional and minority students during his career as an educator.
SAVANNAH - Chatham County has received federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Chatham County will receive $165,157 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in this area. The funds will be distributed in 2009 to the qualifying organizations selected by the local board. The United Way of the Coastal Empire serves as the administrator of the local board.
ATLANTA - The stork made a special delivery to an expectant mother from Midway. Destiny Schussler, 25, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Jumbo Bucks and won $25,000.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 15th annual scholarship banquet at 6:15 p.m. March 28, at Club Stewart.
The Liberty County NAACP had a Black History program Feb. 27 at Brewton-Parker College and sponsored an essay contest.
Given its proximity to Fort Stewart and many seaports, Vicki Davis said cultural diversity is one of the strongest building blocks holding Hinesville together.
LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.
SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.
Judge Linnie Darden Jr. recently administered oaths of office to the 2009 Liberty Coun-
SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.
Fred Mingledorff of Hinesville was among veterans taken on an Honor Flight tour recently in Washington, D.C.
Bend-the-Bar: Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter "Bend-the-Bar" Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Saturday at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.
Five generations in the family of Mary H. Clark of Fleming recently gathered. From left, Clark; great-grandson Robert Sauls, holding great-great-grandson Matty; granddaughter Suzann Sauls; and son Ronnie Clark.
ATLANTA - Once again, over the Labor Day weekend, thousands converged on Atlanta to take part in Dragon Con, the nation's largest multi-genre event.
Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.
"The Identical" is the type of movie that would be great on the Hallmark Channel or even TBN, for that matter. It's a movie that deals with a lot of elements that are both familiar and fundamental to movies of this kind: It features Scripture, Southern nostalgia and, of course, the birth of rock 'n' roll.
Wild hogs are something that I have not had much experience with - but I do not want any more.