On March 12, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary from Post 168 of Hinesville presented a $250 check to the American Red Cross for the people of Haiti. Program coordinator Mark Moses-Hunt accepted the donation from Auxiliary President Anneliese Knapp and secretary/treasurer Marie Lehigh.
Parachute rigger Pfc. Joshua Willey, 21, was recognized as March's soldier of the month for his "dedication and strong work ethic" by the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday.
Family members of 1st Brigade Headquarters Company soldiers deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, are giving back to their community by cooking dinner for families who are staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Savannah.
First Baptist Church of Hinesville recently participated in the Buckets Of Hope campaign, a relief effort spearheaded by the Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief and the North American Mission Board.
The Goldenheirs, a senior group that meets at First Baptist Church of Hinesville once a month, recently hosted Dr. Brian J. Hawkins, administrator for the Baxley campus of the Georgia Baptist Children's Home and Family Ministries.
Local veterans gathered at VFW Post 6602 last Saturday for a flag retirement ceremony, which was conducted by Post 6602 and American Legion Post 168.
GeorgiaCares, a program administered by the Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, will have training for volunteers at the Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Lunch will be provided.
Residents who have questions about the U.S. Census or need help completing the form can visit question assistance centers, staffed by U.S. Census Bureau representatives, at the following locations until April 19:
ATLANTA - During the past 30 years, more than 5,000 people across the state have worked tirelessly for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension without compensation. They are the state's master gardeners, volunteers trained in horticulture who make up the network of dedicated individuals who love gardening and share their time and talents with the community.
Lt. Gen. (ret.) Roger G. Thompson, vice president of membership for the Association of the United States Army, swore in the Coastal Empire Chapter of AUSA's new officers during a recent ceremony at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
The city of Hinesville's elementary art contest began March 15. The art contest is part of a schedule of events to celebrate Georgia Cities Week during April 18-24. The deadline for the art contest is March 25 and winners will be announced in April during Georgia Cities Week.
The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club recently made donations to several community organizations and Liberty County families who lost their homes to fire. Recipients included: Scott's All-Stars basketball team, accepted by coach Marcus Scott; The Cub Pack 581, presented by Hi-Fidelity Club member Yvonne Woods to Cub Masters Herman Baker and Steven Mullice; and The Fostering Care and Hope Inc., presented by club members Verna Jean Luckey, Yvonne Woods, Marcus Scott, Rosa Walthour, Beverly Gross and Betty Frazier to Director Suerena Duvall.
Relay for Life of Liberty County committee members recently kicked off this year's Relay for Life campaign. The relay is from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. May 7-8, at the Liberty County Recreation Department football field. To register a team, join a team, buy a luminary, register as a survivor or make a donation, go to www.relayforlife.org/libertyga
The Altamaha Southern Miss Pageant is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Celebration Castle in Ludowici. The pageant's theme is "Cinderella and Her Prince." It is the preliminary to the Georgia Southern Miss State Scholarship Pageant.
Long County High School classes of 1974, 1975 and 1976 are planning a class reunion for July 31. Committee members from each class are gathering information. If you are a member of one of these classes and would like to attend, call Donna Long Dixon at 408-9490 or one of the following committee members. Attendees will need to submit current contact information.
The Savannah-area McDonalds restaurants surprised Jaden Hayes with a donation of more than 15,000 toys Saturday.