It's no secret that coastal communities have a history of drawing residents who harbor a profound respect and fondness for the marshes, rivers and beaches that surround them. And Liberty County's water-loving residents are no different.
Henry Relaford, who received the Liberty Branch of the NAACP's President's Award at the group's annual banquet Oct. 17, stands between Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips and CSM Ashmen. Relaford is World War II Army veteran.
Born and raised in Midway, James Barrett was a regular student at Liberty County High School when someone told him he had a gift for poetry and asked if he ever considered rapping.
As people who wear the same camouflage uniform day in and out, five days a week, you could assume soldiers don't know much about dresses, particularly sequined ball gowns.
Rivers Alive, the anchor event for a season's worth of beautification and outdoor cleanup efforts sponsored by Keep Liberty County Beautiful, kicks off Saturday at dozens of sites around coastal Georgia.
Coastal Empire Council of Boy Scouts of America kicks off its celebration of the 100th anniversary scouting with an expo in Savannah this weekend.
Despite cool weather and a slight drizzle at times, thousands of area seafood aficionados trooped to Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park last weekend to get their hands on some coastal soul food.
According to organizer Kelli Mock, the 2009 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant was a success.
Nearly 30 riders braved the windy chill on Saturday morning to kick off the Mayors' Motorcade fundraiser with the city's third annual Cycles For Charity.
"Guten tag!" the enthusiastic cry rang out over downtown Hinesville as Zum Rosenhof German restaurant owners Anka and David Hinze ceremoniously tapped the first beer keg Friday night to kick off the city's Oktoberfest.
Despite a persistent rain Saturday, the 28th Long County Wildlife Festival was a success.
After a few weeks of work, a group Savannah College of Art and Design students have completed their massive, two-part art installation, which is designed to serve as a memorial to slaves who worked the land at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation. The exhibit is open to the public.
Sharon Baldwin, Haywood Banks, Gerri K. Brown and Charles Fields were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club. The club's annual pageant raises funds to award scholarships and aid other charities in the community.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will have its semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2.
Liberty County High School's 2010 homecoming queen, Desiree Garica, was crowned Friday night during halftime at the football game. She was escorted by Albert Garcia. Desiree is the daughter of Brian and Rubie Garcia. She plans to attend Univeristy of Georgia and become a pediatrician.
The American Cancer Society will hold its Long County Relay for Life kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at A New Beginning Church.
Kids between the ages of 2-12 each can get a free ticket to attend the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Jan. 21-25 in the Savannah Civic Center.