Sgt. Carlos Gomez was honored during Tuesday's Rotary meeting as the Soldier of the Month for August. Gomez joined the Army in April 2002, and was assigned to Company A USAG Hunter Army Airfield as a senior parachute packer in April 2006. His short-term goal is to focus on his military career by earning the next rank of staff sergeant and he plans to be a career soldier, aiming for the top rank of command ...
The Hinesville Lions Club inducted three new members, including the first student member under the new Lions Clubs International Student Member Program on Aug. 6.
Frank McIntosh, director of land protection in East Georgia with the Georgia Land Trust, addressed the Hinesville Rotary Club on Aug. 14. McIntosh discussed Miller's Pasture that was established by Dorothy Miller Bloeser to serve as a wildlife preserve and/or bird sanctuary and/or as undisturbed parkland. The Allenhurst land is available for use by the public, as well as for educational and recreational purposes. The Georgia Land Trust is a non-profit organization that works to ...
With the sweltering, record breaking temperature, people are doing everything they can to beat the heat and stay cool.
WASHINGTON - Americans are living longer than ever, but not as long as people in 41 other countries.
Amber Brooke Holland of Liberty County was named the 68th annual Little Miss Georgia Forestry earlier this summer in Tifton.
Tim Rutherford, vice president of Senior Citizens, Inc., spoke to the Rotary Club on Tuesday. The organization's mission is to assist with independent living for seniors, as well as promoting the well being of the elderly. The company recently opened the Ruth Byck Adult Day Care Center in Hinesville at the Victory Assembly of God Church. Rutherford also oversees the "Meals on Wheels" program in Savannah that makes lunch deliveries to seniors in Liberty County.
Through September, Hinesville's code enforcement office will be "collecting cars" for the National Kidney Foundation of Georgia.
In the winter of 1974, history was being made in the west end of Liberty County. Just a few months into existence and after then Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter had appointed Lyndol Anderson and five other women to serve as interim mayor and council, the newly formed town of Walthourville was in the midst of its inaugural city election in early December. The council, comprised of women who worked to have the city incorporated after ...
Live Oak Public Libraries programs at the Liberty and Midway-Riceboro branches for August are as follows:
All Wood Badgers are invited to Critter Dinner from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 25 at Camp Blue Heron. Cost is $10 per person. Call the Coastal Empire Council at (912) 927-7272 by Aug. 15. This is the last Wood Badger event at Camp Blue Heron.
Sitting at a table one afternoon with Tommy and Delores Vann, proprietors of Ida Mae and Joe's Restaurant in Midway, they were asked, "What is your specialty or what have you been known for?"
Hinesville Wal-Mart Store Manager Wally Davison and store associates recently showed their support for the community by issuing checks totaling $10,150 to various charities and organizations during the past five months through their community grants programs.
After a brief rain Friday evening the first Liberty Fest kicked off in downtown Hinesville and the crowd came out to taste food samples from eateries around Hinesville and Liberty County.
The Long County 4-H Club received $6,238 June 8 to help combat drug abuse. The money was provided by the Drug Abuse Treatment Education Fund and stems from a penalty fee that's added to fines for illegal drug use. According to Long County Extension Agent Robbie Jones, the club recognized a need in the county to educate children about the dangers of drug, alcohol and tobacco use. He said the money can help educate children ...
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.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
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.
Goldenheirs heard about Home Health Care in Hinesville during its meeting Nov. 5 at First Baptist Church.