The Peace Officers Association of Georgia and the Canoochee EMC Foundation gave the Long County High School prom committee $2,500 last week for planning an alcohol-free prom. The high school was nominated for the award by Shirley Howard, who lives in the county and is a member of the CEMCF.
The Liberty County Republican Party recently installed its 2011-2013 executive officers.
It's that time of year again - let the spring cleaning begin. Many homeowners may be hemming and hawing about where to start after surveying the mountains of dust bunnies that have taken up residence in the nooks and crannies of their homes.
The first annual Long County Pet Festival was held Saturday in Ludowici, and pet lovers from all over the area came out to show off their best friends.
Ten calm, imposing Budweiser Clydesdale horses, their human handlers and one 6-month-old playful dalmatian pup named Brewer are guests of Fort Stewart this week. The Clydesdales have been a crowd-pleasing part of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade for several years.
A Riceboro woman was one of three women honored at the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia's Women of Distinction Luncheon on March 4 at the Charles Morris Center in Savannah.
On Friday, March 5, Boy Scouts in Troop 500 and leader Dave Alleman completed 18 hours of training for the automotive maintenance merit badge, which is an elective merit badge.
At a time when everyday individuals are receiving numerous opportunities to display their talents on hit shows like "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent," Coastal Chevrolet is presenting one for area residents with the Coastal Empire's first-ever dealership talent search.
Students at Liberty County High School learned about the dangers of drinking and driving Wednesday morning ahead of this weekend's prom and the upcoming spring break.
Been to Cuba lately?
Shiny cars with blaring horns and sirens filled the parking lot of Button Gwinnett Elementary on Friday morning as part of the school's second annual "Wheels
A rabies and distemper vaccination clinic for dogs and cats will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, in the parking lot of Fish World and Pets at 913 E.G. Miles Parkway (Highway 196) in Hinesville. Fish World and Pets is hosting the event, and Animal Hospital of Glennville staff is providing the veterinary services.
Avid readers and those who only dabble in books are invited to a free event March 12 that will feature New York Times best-selling authors, local authors and several literary vendors who hope to increase literacy awareness.
A bee collects pollen and nectar from a camellia Monday afternoon in Bradwell Park.
Cara Carter slips a pink hat on her great-granddaughter, 18-month-old Jahaliyah Sandiford, as the two enjoy beautiful weather Monday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host its spring Cupcake War from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Carnival Tyme, featuring 19 rides, games, food and fun for children and adults, opens a four-day run at Hunter Army Airfield Thursday.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.
You've seen all three "Iron Man" flicks. You checked out "The Avengers" and the second "Thor" movie. Now, it's time to catch up with "the man out of time" in his solo sequel, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." How does this Marvel Studios movie measure up?
So-called military "brats" learn how to make friends quickly because they never know when they once again might have to say their goodbyes, move to a new town and enroll in a new school. They must carry on with growing up while their active-duty service-member parent or parents are away, focused on protecting the nation's interests. Military children are taught early on to be self-sufficient. During April, the Month of the Military Child, these kids' resiliency and sacrifices are recognized.
ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.
The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.
Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.
ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.
THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon. Krey gave a presentation about the human cost of the economic success of the Port of Savannah.
Two students from Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart have been selected as finalists for the National American Miss Georgia Pageant.
Spring weather greeted families Saturday during the second annual Easter Egg Roll at Bryant Commons in Hinesville. The event was organized by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart MWR.
Inductions of new members and a presentation by Coastal Georgia Council of Boy Scouts of America highlighted Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary Club luncheon at the La Quinta Inn & Suites in Flemington.
Sweetheart Circle will come alive Saturday as nearly 5,000 people gather to celebrate visual and performing art at the 32nd annual ArtsFest.