Joel Osteen of Osteen & Osteen law firm is this year's candidate for Team Liberty's annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign, which raises money for the American Diabetes Association.
Liberty Life magazine is taking nominations until 5 p.m. Feb. 1 for its "Top 10 under 40" feature. Nominees must meet the following guidelines:
Cool temperatures and intermittent rain didn't keep residents and visitors of all ages from lining Hinesville's Main Street for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day parade on Monday.
Since not everyone gets an opportunity to tour Italy and sample authentic Italian cuisine, the Hinesville Area Arts Council is bringing a taste of sunny Italy to Coastal Georgia.
Snuggling up to smooch a swine may not conjure images of warmth during a cold snap, but the people who run the American Diabetes Association say there is no wrong time to kiss a pig - especially if it's in the name of research.
Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson based his address during a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance Wednesday at Fort Stewart not on King's legendary "I Have A Dream" speech, but on King's last book, prophetically titled "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community." The book was published in 1967, one year before King's assassination and decades before most of Johnson's audience was born.
One year after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince, the island nation is still in shambles, its people still suffering.
"Many seniors in our area go without heat during the cold months in order to pay for groceries, medications and other essential items," said Mary Foley, marketing director for Senior Citizens Inc. "For more than seven years, (our organization) has distributed blankets to those seniors in need. This year, with the help of Georgia Natural Gas and Starbucks Coffee, the 2011 Blanket Drive will serve communities in six counties in Coastal Georgia."
Photography takes patience - that's what members of the People Into Cameras Club will tell you.
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued and signed by President Abraham Lincoln on Jan. 1, 1863, granting freedom to slaves in the Confederacy.
Liberty County welcomed its first babies of 2011 into the world this past weekend.
The Long County Library recently raffled off a hand-made quilt to raise money for books. Danny Deese won the quilt. He wasn't able to pick it up, but his nephew, Bradley Brock, accepted the quilt on Deese's behalf, and, according to Brock, Deese is very happy with is prize.
A group gathers Wednesday evening at Jungle Jake's Comics and Games to play Dungeons & Dragons, a role-playing game. The store recently moved to a larger space to accommodate more strategy and role-playing games. Owner Jason Lee said the idea is great for parents looking to move their kids away from video games and into strategic games. He compared the critical thinking level to the game of chess.
The Goldenheirs had their Christmas luncheon in early December. Lynn Cannon Catering served a delicious lunch, and Carey Knowles, a Christian comedian, entertained the group with his "pig tales" and other stories.
I would stretch out the Christmas season as long as possible if I could. Instead of the "Twelve Days of Christmas," I would opt for the "Twelve Months of Christmas!" I love the lights, the decorations, the music and the wonderful feelings of cheerfulness at Christmas. People are nicer and friendlier during the holidays. I do get a little sad when I have to take the decorations down. But when it is time to do so, it means that it is also time for Bring One for the Chipper!
Men, young and old, learned the lesson of being their brother's keeper at the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County's 23rd annual Scholarship ...
The exact moment it happened was at a large round table in a ballroom of majestic gilt in a grand hotel. Tink and I found ...
Calvin Speight says his great-great-grandfather is "the one that started America eating real good."
On a recent stroll around the Farmers Market, I glanced over at what used to be one of my favorite stops, Uncommon Grounds.
It has been 18 years since the unforgettable match between the Valley King Pins and the Pleasant Hill Strike Force and for the life of ...
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano. Ever since I was a little girl, I was amazed by my friends who play.
Marvin Walsh had been hosting "Renderings with Raymond" for five weeks and the stress of manning the town's only local talk show was becoming ...
A native of Liberty County, T.C. Stevens moved to Jekyll Island and graduated from Glynn Academy. He is now a retired deputy sheriff from ...
There is a country store that sits in the middle of hundreds of acres of farm land embedded with hardwoods and pines that have grown ...
Richmond Hill Elementary School students were amazed at the height of service dogs Winston, a golden retriever, and Gunner, a great Pyrenees, during the animals ...
Video games and social media aren't the only things holding the attention of some youngsters. A group of Pembroke kids is learning a classic ...
Yep, I did my civic duty Saturday and participated in the test run and employee training for the new Hinesville LongHorn Steakhouse.
As I grow, I heard that "passion is the best teacher, and the key to success." I never believed this because I thought the most ...
While questions surrounding the whereabouts of A.J. Fryerson dominated conversation in the Valley, the routine of daily life forged ahead.
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