Liberty County's Goldenheirs got a lesson in the YMCA during their February meeting. Representatives of the Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA Ambria Lanteigne, office manager/membership sirector, and Mary Gambel, RN, MSN, representative of St. Joseph's/Candler and health educator for the Y, were at the meeting. Ambria showed a video on the history of the YMCA and explained some of the programs available at the Y. Those include water aerobics, exercise classes and chair aerobics. ...
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will have its 14th Annual Banquet in Club Stewart on Fort Stewart on March 8.
Alyssa Kellar may be only 8, but she is already thinking about others. She recently donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, an organization that makes hairpieces for children who are suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Kellar's mother, Betty, told her about the organization and the youngster decided she wanted to donate her long hair. Renee Zamora at Sandi & Company Family Hair Care cut her hair for free.
Members of the Morning Glory Garden Club sponsored an Arbor Day Ceremony at Main Street Park on Friday, Feb. 15. A dogwood tree was planted in memory of fallen soldiers. Arbor Day is celebrated in Georgia on the third Friday in February. Judy Mobley, Louise Stewart and OMI workers put the finishing touches on the newly planted dogwood tree.
The Long County Senior Citizens Center had a 2008 Valentine Banquet on Feb. 14. Marvin "Tinker" Gordon and Patsy Gordon were unanimously voted the king and queen/Mr. and Mrs. Sweetheart and each received gift baskets and candy. The Gordons joined about 40 other senior citizens from the area to get together for food and fellowship. The group met up at the center on Thornton Drive at 11 a.m. and enjoyed a home cooked meal, includin ...
Area residents, from left, Velma Miness, Brenda and Thomas Smith, and Jason Batchelor went on a cruise Dec. 8 to Jamaica and the Grand Cayman Islands.
Spier Flanders from H & R Block spoke at Goldenheirs January meeting. He gave an informative talk on 2007 income tax returns, and a slide presentation on tax deductions, exemptions and many other topics of interest to the group. Goldenheirs is a senior group that meets the first Tuesday of each month at First Baptist Church in Hinesville. Chuck Stewart, president, invites all seniors to come and enjoy the fellowship.
LUDOWICI - Just two weeks ago, 34-year-old Valerie Futch-Smith was teaching her Smiley Elementary School first grade class, and planning to visit her mother in New Mexico. But on Feb. 1 at 3:45 a.m., tragedy struck, and her husband Jimmy, rushed her to the hospital.
Not all marriages end in divorce. Many couples grow old together and learn to appreciate each other more as time passes.
LUDOWICI - A packed cafeteria at the Long County High School watched Heather Cierra Reddish be crowned the 2008 Long County Miss Sweetheart and Ryan Taylor Harrison be crowned the Junior Miss Sweetheart this past Thursday.
Sisters Stacey and Brittanny Webb stand on either side of their friend Brittany Butler, all from the Midway area, after she had won the beauty title at a Georgia Cover Miss & Boy Cover USA pageant in Savannah Feb. 2. She was also judged to have the prettiest hair and to be Miss Photogenic. Butler is the daughter of Angie and Kevin Butler.
LUDOWICI - Want to prepare a new main entrée' like Beth's Stove Top Seafood Quiche or maybe a new desert like Anna Poole's Coconut Pie?
Either by backstroke, sidestroke or doggie paddle, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking to make a splash in their Priceless Gifts Campaign during its Swim-a-thon Saturday.
Members of the Liberty County Kiwanis Club present a $500 check from their 2007 Pumpkins for Punkins Project to students and teachers of a special education class at Snelson-Golden Middle School. During the project Kiwanis members sell cut-out pumpkins, which are then displayed at Poole's Deli. All funds for this project are designated to the Liberty County Special Olympics and the money is to be used for the upcoming Special Olympics. For more information about ...
In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, Nesmith Chevrolet has developed a partnership with Liberty County Recreation Department and Fort Stewart Army Base youth leagues through the Chevy Youth Baseball program that will include both money and equipment donations during the 2008 baseball season.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
Hinesville saxophonist Bernard Rose will commemorate the release of his second studio album next month, but he also hopes his music will help him pay it forward.
Wolf Animal Hospital of Jesup and the Liberty County Fire Services Station 15 recently provided an animal clinic for area residents.
The National Day of Prayer was observed locally Thursday morning on the front steps of the Historic Liberty County Courthouse.
The American flag was the topic of discussion during the Goldenheirs' March meeting.
Airman Basic D'Marius Moye has graduated from basic training in San Antonio, Texas.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with Preservation Month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
Earth Day recently was recognized in Allenhurst as Boy Scouts from Troop 500 planted 10 dogwoods donated by Keep Liberty Beautiful Director Sara Swida at town hall.
Five generations of Ellis "Pete" Gordon's family gathered Saturday at the National Guard Armory to commemorate their patriarch's contribution to the Liberty Independent Troop's rich history.
Bernard and Sheila Barnard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 4. The couple married in Nahunta First Baptist Church in 1963, and they have two children: Bernie Barnard Jr. and his wife Kim, who live in Pooler, and Bruce Barnard and his wife Angie, who live in Vidalia. The Barnards have five grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Autism is a disorder with no known cause or cure and, according to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of it are increasing.