SAVANNAH - So far in the 2009 campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire has raised $4,965,265, 61 percent of the $8.2 million goal. With only days left until the nonprofit announces the final results, the United Way is appealing for last-minute donations.
Long County Schools had programs Nov. 10-12 to honor active duty soldiers and veterans. On Nov. 11, Long County High School coordinated its first annual Long County High School Veterans Day observance. About 30 veterans from all branches of service lined up outside the gym and marched in as students and faculty cheered. Once seated, Assistant Principal Scotty Grimes welcomed the crowd and stressed to everyone that rights like freedom of the press, speech and ...
The smell of fried chicken, barbecued pork, sweet potato pie and a variety of rice dishes wafted through Saturday's summer-like air as the city of Riceboro celebrated its third annual Ricefest.
Lifelong Liberty County resident Meredith Devendorf knows a picture is worth 1,000 words. Recently, she dug up images of damage caused by a massive hurricane that struck the Georgia coast in 1983, pictures of Liberty County during its post-Civil War reconstruction period and snapshots of shark hunts, community gatherings and past Fort Stewart soldiers.
MIDWAY - What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did better than anyone else was try to understand where we fit into history and where we
The Old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway will have a Christmas open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1804 Islands Highway, one and a half miles east of I-95.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 paid tribute to all American men and women who served in past wars and those who continue to serve today during a somber Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday at the Hinesville post.
What can be learned from years of studying the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Why is it important that King's activities and impact in Savannah and its neighboring communities be more thoroughly documented and understood so we have a complete picture of the civil rights movement?
According to new rules from the Food and Drug Administration, the Gulf Coast oyster industry may soon be heating up - literally.
Registered nurse Brenda McMillan, a blood pressure analyst for St. Joseph's/Candler Home Health Care, spoke at the Goldenheirs' October meeting.
Catherine Scaggs has been invited to participate in the Miss Georgia Teen USA pageant, which will be in Cartersville on Nov. 12-14.
For a short time Thursday, some Hinesville teens set aside the comfort of permanent shelter and a guarantee of food, funds and life's little necessities to put a face on the homeless situation in Hinesville, as Homelessness Awareness Month begins.
Liberty County Commissioner Donald Lovette, along with his mother Louise Lovette, and his aunts, Clara Roberts and Arlie Brown, were among 50 visitors who paid homage Monday to those buried on Fort Stewart's reservation.
According to Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kenny Smiley, the area's 13th annual illuminated Christmas parade will change locations and routes this year.
On Friday night in downtown Hinesville, wicked witches and creepy goblins lurked around every corner as pirates, princesses and petite bumblebees invaded local shops and eateries. But scary or sweet, the costumed crusaders were after one thing: candy.
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: A financial matter requires close attention. Also, news from a trusted source provides the means to help sort out a long-standing state of confusion and put it into perspective.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an unusual art exhibition Thursday.
Monday night's seventh annual Christmas in the Park was one of the largest ever, with hundreds of families filling Bradwell Park and the Commerce Street area to see Santa and his reindeer, ride a train or horse-drawn carriage and enjoy live entertainment.
Air Force Airman Shannon K. Murchison recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Nine-year-old Amaya Ruiz met Mayor James Fuller at the November Ludowici City Council meeting, and she let him know she has her sights set on his office.
One doesn't have to be crazy to be a paratrooper, but one does have to be tough.
Residents can empty their closets and toy boxes for a good cause and meet the faces behind community-service organizations at a resource fair and donation drive from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec.7, at the Liberty County Division of Family and Children Services office on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
A Dec. 14 English-style tea service at the Midway Museum gives visitors a chance to check out exhibits and Christmas decorations while enjoying piping-hot beverages and homemade sandwiches and desserts. Seatings are at 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 912-884-5837 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tea service is $10 per person.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
Georgia's only Revolutionary War historic site, Sunbury's Fort Morris, held its annual "Come and Take It!" encampment Saturday, drawing more than 200 visitors to the earthen berms on the banks of the Medway River.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
What do you get when you mix John Travolta, Robert De Niro and a couple of hunting bows?
Ten local pastors, two Army chaplains, three choirs, two praise dance teams, numerous local leaders and the commander of the 3rd Infantry Division took part in the 11th annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Service.
The United Way of Liberty County just missed its $199,000 fundraising campaign goal for 2013. The organization raised $182,021, or 91 percent of its goal, according to Jennifer Darsey, director of the United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty office. Last year's goal was $195,000, she said. The campaign began Sept. 4 and ended Nov. 22.