The Georgia coast is home to some of the country's oldest and largest live oak trees. Through the years, their snarled arms and immense size have stirred muse-like inspiration in a host of Southern painters, writers and nature lovers. On Friday night, a group of area photographers who worked diligently to capture the majestic tree's beauty showcased their oak-inspired art before a crowd at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.
On March 6, the Liberty District of the Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, will recognize long-time Scout volunteer Donald Peller at its annual Good Scout Breakfast.
Liberty County Commission Chairman John D. McIver signed an Abor Day proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 20, Arbor Day in Liberty County. Morning Glory Garden Club members Judy Shippey, Lanell Crapse and Peggy Fraser were present for the signing.
On Feb. 14, Clayton Mobley, 6, son of Beau and Tiffany Smith of Hinesville, was crowned Little Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup 2009 during the Little Miss and Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup Pageant sponsored by the Evans County Wildlife Club in Claxton.
John Stetzer, president of the Goldenheirs Club, welcomed everyone to the monthly meeting on Feb. 3, at First Baptist Church in Hinesville and introduced special guest Spier Flanders from H&R Block.
Fay Yee stood in the stands at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, her eyes red and puffy from crying.
Long County residents had plenty of options for celebrating Valentine's Day last weekend.
LUDOWICI - "The freaks come out at night, the freaks come out at night." The old '80s tune fit the bill to a tee on Feb. 7 with the sixth annual 2009 "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant.
Love was in the air Friday night as 40 couples celebrated Valentine's day like royalty at Ludowici's Celebration Castle.
Mike Hodges, director of Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency, recently spoke to the Liberty Coastal Lions Club on the upcoming hurricane season. He emphasized preparation in advance.
It has been 65 years, and Willmon "Bill" Frasier and Hattie Hendry Frasier of Gumbranch are still enjoying each other.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 Long County Relay for Life kicked off Feb. 5 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
Parents struggling to care for a sick or injured child have plenty to worry about without the added stress of having to secure accomodations and plan meals.
The Goldenheirs met Jan. 7 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville for a covered dish lunch and program to start the new year.
The American Cancer Society will hold its Long County Relay for Life kickoff at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at A New Beginning Church.
Kids between the ages of 2-12 each can get a free ticket to attend the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Jan. 21-25 in the Savannah Civic Center.