Santa will make an appearance at the Ludowici/Long Country Christmas tree and well pavilion lighting ceremony at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Several organizations helped with the local effort to support Operation Christmas Child leading up to this holiday season.
Strips of ribbons were cut to size and stockings were hung by the fireplaces with care as the Morning Glory Garden Club worked feverishly Thursday to decorate the Jan and Dennis Waters Educational Center at Miller Pasture.
Operation Homefront and Wal-Mart brightened the holidays for families of deployed and wounded soldiers Friday.
The American Angels Ladies Riding Club raised more than $2,000 for the Wounded Warriors Project at a Nov. 14 fundraiser at the VFW post 6602.
The Midway Museum turns 50 this year. The anniversary celebration starts Dec. 8, and continues all week, culminating with the museum's annual Christmas Tea on Saturday, Dec. 12.
Santa and his reindeer flew in to town early Monday night as the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Hinesville Development Authority kicked off the holiday season with Christmas in the Park.
Six local motorcycle clubs, all members of the Hinesville Motorcycle Alliance, rode their bikes to the Liberty County YMCA on Nov. 19 to deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to roughly 14 needy families.
Arts on the Coast, a Richmond Hill nonprofit art organization, opened its fall art show with a reception Nov. 21 at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.
Area clergy and government officials reminded Hinesville residents Sunday night of the many blessings in their lives and stressed the importance of giving thanks all year round.
This week, we asked mechanic and holiday decorator John Kunda to share with us the things he loves about the holidays. Here's Kunda's list:
Walker Middle School held its annual pageant last week, and Abby Pilkington was crowned queen.
On Thanksgiving Day, as friends and families gather to express gratitude for their blessings, things often taken for granted the rest of the year - food, shelter and relationships - are called to mind.
A citywide invitation to catch some holiday cheer is being delivered with the Chamber of Commerce's Christmas in the Park and illuminated Christmas parade.
The St. John's Parish chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists met Nov. 6.
The Toys for Tots application deadline is Oct. 31. All applications must be turned in directly to the Hinesville United Way office, 135 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive. Applications are available online at www.toysfortots.org. However, those submitting online applications will be required to provide additional information before the application can be approved.
The Long County Middle School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America hosted the Miss Walker Elementary and Miss Long County Middle School pageants Oct. 17.
Whether or not you are a fan of the books in Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mystery series or the A&E television series based on them, "Longmire," his newest book is sure to please.
Army Pfc. Timothy C. McGruder recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
The sisters of the Alpha Omicron chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa recently exceeded their fundraising goal for the Savannah Walk to End Alzheimer's by 63 percent.
The Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation Inc., a local nonprofit corporation at 487 Limerick Road in Midway, held an open house Oct. 12.
Long County Sheriff's Office employees recently supported breast-cancer awareness by wearing matching pink T-shirts. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Cancer Society is encouraging individuals and organizations to show their support by wearing pink.
The fourth Annual Midway fly-in drew a crowd Saturday to Steve Berg's grass runway called Berg Park Aerodrome on Old Gress Island Road in Midway. Fixed-wing aircraft, ultra-lights and remote control plane ruled the skies over the 2,400-foot runway.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling authors Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander will headline the 2014 Savannah Book Festival, set for
Switching gears just a little bit from movies, let's talk television once again. This time, I'm spotlighting the brand-spankin'-new NBC series, "The Blacklist."
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Skidaway Marine Science Day 2013 will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26 on the campus of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.
Liberty County Clerk of Courts F. Barry Wilkes recently received the first lifetime achievement award ever presented by the Superior Court Clerks' Association of Georgia to one of its members and the association's 2013 ÉCLAT Award.
Sometimes at a public gathering someone will privately comment on one of my food columns. Most are kind, telling me how much they agree with my assessment of steaks, seafood or certain restaurants. Others tell me up front I got it all wrong about which is better - North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City or St. Louis barbecue.
It's that time of year again. That time when the smell of perfectly cooked seafood and the sound of live local and national acts fill the air in J.F. Gregory Park.