Twenty-six middle-school girls recently completed a week of leadership training as a part of the Emerging Young Leaders Initiative. The training is a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's signature initiative, which focuses on aspects such as leadership development, educational enrichment, civic engagement and character building. This training was sponsored locally by the Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Four Liberty County youths displayed their equestrian prowess at the 2014 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show June 11-14 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.
Anna Phillips likes to share her love for Georgia's natural beauty and historic places with the photographs she takes whenever she travels around the state.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners invites the public to attend the dedication of the John D. McIver Auditorium at the Liberty County East End Community Complex in Midway, at 5 p.m. Friday. This is in recognition for the commitment of McIver to the citizens of Liberty County in his service as mayor of Riceboro and as chairman of the Liberty County Commission.
It's hot outside.
When the plane carrying Pvt. James Green, a Georgia native, crashed in Alaska on Nov. 22, 1952, there were only 48 stars on the American flag, and Alaska still was a United States territory that had not yet been considered for statehood.
Pretty much every Liberty County native and most newcomers have passed by Anderson's Feed and Seed in Walthourville, and most probably have stopped a time or two to shop there. The store is different now than it was in years past, but it is still a busy place. This is a tribute to the lady who started the original business in 1958.
In a perfect world, I would be unemployed.
The 2014 Army Soldier Show, a live Broadway-style revue, is coming to Newman Fitness Center at Stewart on Saturday and to Tominac Fitness Center at Hunter next Monday. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. They are free and open to the public.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire discussed several big ideas during its Thursday meeting.
Shari Sheppard, a student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, was the winner of the city of Hinesville's "If I Were Mayor …" essay contest.
Three local students will get the chance Saturday to prove their talents in front of representatives from agencies from Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York City in hopes of becoming the next big star.
Popcorn is one of those extra expenses that go with movie-going. How's a fellah gonna watch Captain America save the nation without a large tub of salty, buttery popcorn to get him through all those action scenes?
The city of Hinesville's Community Development Department held its fourth annual Project Homeless Connect event Saturday at Bradwell Institute.
Sixteen children ages 7-12 enjoyed a week of fun and educational activities last week at Fort Morris State Historic Site. According to ranger Arthur Edgar, the park manager, the Junior Ranger Camp is a one-week, annual event he's led since he transferred from another state park 22 years ago.
Liberty Coastal Lions Club President Lil Shurtleff recently delivered 10 muslin dolls to Chief Kelly Morningstar of the Midway Police Department. The dolls were made by St. Philip's Episcopal Church Women of Hinesville. The dolls do not have any features, allowing children to create their own doll. These dolls will be placed in the Midway Police Department vehicles and used when children are involved in an accident or any incident.
The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors on May 15 showed its support for Relay for Life by being "Super Realtors" fighting against cancer. The board raised more than $6,000 in donations for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. The board thanks everyone who bought a raffle ticket to help raise funds.
The Roadway to Recovery Car and Bike Show, benefiting the family of Georgia Ports Authority Cpl. William Solomon, was held at Bryant Commons Park this past Saturday.
Brandi R. Sollosi earned Local Finance Officer Certification in the first quarter of 2015 through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government's financial-management training program.
"The Children of Pride" is a huge book filled with letters written by the Dr. Charles C. Jones family from 1854-68. Robert Mansen Myers is the author of this book, which was published in 1972.
The Long County Schools Summer Feeding Program will run from June 1-18.
Every year, people gather from across Liberty County to participate in the annual Jackie Gilliard-Henderson Memorial Scholarship Walk-a-thon.
Richmond Hill's Tara Jennings has one of those jobs that's hard to define.
Long County's Law Day observance this year paid tribute to a true law-enforcement legend: the late Sheriff Cecil Nobles.
Six ministers led scores of Hinesville residents in prayer on the old courthouse steps Thursday morning in observance of the National Day of Prayer.
Gateway Behavioral Health Services will celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness by hosting an event with music, food, activities, games, prizes, educational exhibits and information about mental health and how to connect with appropriate services.
The 2015 Long County Relay for Life, held Friday at the Long County Recreation Complex, had a new location because the high-school soccer team needed Veterans Field for a playoff game. However, the new venue appeared to have a positive impact, as a large crowd came out to celebrate the event's 10th year of the event.
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