Almost everyone is familiar with the phrase "Merry Christmas." No matter what language it is said in, the day it refers to - the birth of Christ - is almost universally known.
Cadets with the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge academy on Fort Stewart have helped collect donations for the annnual Toys for Tots campaign this Christmas season.
Hinesville spread the holiday spirit beyond city limits Wednesday, as city employees loaded five vehicles with bags full of gifts for mental health patients at Georgia Regional Hospital, part of the Georgia Municipal Association's Mayors' Motorcade in Savannah.
Long County had its inaugural tree-lighting ceremony this past Thursday in Ludowici. The event, which was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Old Well Pavilion. The night of fun included a song by Carlin Works, which honored and welcomed home military personnel from Iraq, a reading of "The Christmas Story" by Kerry Hunt, and Christmas carols led by guitar-playing David Turner.
Long County held its Christmas parade on Saturday, and with the cooler temperatures, spectators got into the spirit of the season.
A presentation given Tuesday by Tony Fleeger, Honor Flight's Savannah chairman, left local Rotarians with heavy hearts, teary eyes and the inspiration to help a special group of veterans.
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Who says Santa isn't real? Definitely not Julie Parrott. She's a true believer. "Well, of course, I believe in Santa," Parrott said in her thick Midwestern accent. "He lives right here in my heart." Not only does the big guy live in her heart, but according to Parrott, he has lived in her home since she was a little girl. "My grandmother used to decorate everything in her house, even ...
Whether they've been naughty or nice, Hinesville children who sent Santa a letter through the mail will get a response from a very special elf.
A holiday pageant sponsored by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center. Five young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Pink Rose 2008 and Miss Hi-Fidelity 2008.
Staples hitting wood could be heard inside Hinesville's Coca-Cola building Wednesday night as employees of The Heritage Bank put the finishing touches on their "Disney Magic" float for tonight's parade.
Officials from more than a dozen area municipalities came together Monday morning to sign a proclamation officially recognizing Dec. 1 in Hinesville as Art and Music Day.
Jasmine Ny'Asia Mosley was born to Alexis Alexandria Mosley of Richmond Hill at 12:23 a.m. on Nov. 18. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Jasmine weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches. She is the maternal granddaughter of Sabrina and Omar Johnson, Sr. of Richmond Hill.
Taking a different approach to the old saying, Olivia Versele didn't use her lemons to make lemonade but instead sold them and made a donation to the Liberty County Humane Society.
This hearty Caesar salad with leftover turkey will be a refreshing change from the carb-heavy feasts of Thanksgiving. To save time, the croutons could be made ahead.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
Liberty Countians will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and his reindeer, create holiday-themed arts and crafts, decorate cookies and join in caroling at the seventh annual Christmas in the Park from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority host the free event, which, will end with the crowd singing "Silent Night" as the community Christmas tree is lit. ...
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: An unsettling mood at the start of the week soon lifts and gives way to a more positive attitude as you find fun and friendship beginning to dominate your aspect.
The old turkeys are getting scared this time of the year and telling everyone they see to eat more pork or beef!
The Citizens of Georgia Power Company donated $2,500 checks to the Manna House and Helen's Haven on Thursday morning.