Sara Swida, director of Keep Liberty County Beautiful, and her assistant, Karen Bell, were guests at the September meeting of the Goldenheirs.
Liberty County law enforcement officers, community organizers and family members lined up outside Carter's Funeral Home on Thursday to say goodbye to one of their own.
Last Saturday's Blues and BBQ was a laid-back, casual jam fest in downtown Hinesville. Hundreds of visitors wandered between barbecue tents and trailers and settled into lawn chairs for sultry and swinging musicians as the sun went down. Eventgoers tapped their toes to Brenda Meteyor and A Touch of Class, The Eddie Kirkland Band and Eric Culberson throughout the evening.
On Sept. 5, Randy and Debbie Wilson entered one of their cars in the Altamaha Classic Cruisers monthly competition and brought home top honors.
On Saturday, more than 50 people gathered on the front lawn of the Historic Dorchester Academy in Midway to partake in "A Day at Old Dorchester."
Many people who dined at Chili's restaurant in Hinesville yesterday helped city firefighters raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Chili's donated 10 percent of its sales Tuesday to the firefighters' MDA fundraising campaign.
On Friday morning when Mayor Jim Thomas asked Lyman Hall Elementary students what freedom meant to them, a roar rose from the crowd of children who stood waving American flags. One young, enthusiastic voice rang out above the rest.
Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001? It seems every American old enough to remember the terrorist attack on the nation has an answer. Those who participated in Thursday's Freedom Walk on Fort Stewart were no different.
A check for $10,000 was presented last week to the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. Retired Development Officer Sheriff Sid Roberts of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association accepted the donation at The Rusty Pig Restaurant in Glennville.
For every advancement in technology, it seems a new trouble is sure to follow, and cell phones are not exempt from this scenario. Though they enjoyed anonymity for dozens of years, cell phone numbers may soon be doomed to enter the public sphere, and with such publicity comes the unwanted attention of telemarketers.
Country singer Brantley Gilbert put on a show Friday for an enthusiastic Long County crowd.
All the way from Wrexham, Wales, Sarah Pugh, a Georgia Rotary Student Program participant, spoke to the Hinesville club Tuesday about her experience studying in the United States.
Several hundred soldiers, military spouses and their dependents browsed the semiannual Community Showcase on Wednesday at Club Stewart. The showcase's 67 participants offered military families information on recreational activities, support services and educational programs available in Southeast Georgia and nearby Florida.
One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.
New Year's babies were welcomed Jan. 1 at both Liberty Regional Medical Center and Fort Stewart's Winny Army Community Hospital. Meet them in the photos at left.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an art exhibit this month.
Graphic Designer (Hinesville)
I managed to surprise my husband recently when I casually admitted that I had never seen the movie "A Christmas Story." As is his habit, he immediately set about continuing my cultural makeover - an essential part of my "Americanization," according to him - and equally as important as the blue American passport I was granted two years ago.