Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and members of the Hinesville Lions Club gathered on March 6 for the signing of a White Cane Day Proclamation to benefit the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, which has been devoted to helping save the sight of Georgians for more than 50 years.
Snelson-Golden Middle School had its third annual Miss SGMS pageant on Feb. 29.
The United Way of Liberty County will again its plastic bottles-to-coats project thanks to a grant from an engineering firm.
The Red Hat Liberty Bells Chapter of the National Red Hat Society, now in its fifth year, re-elected Judy Mobley as queen mother for 2008.
Heritage Bank Vice President Danny Creasy is eyeing higher office, but not in Washington or even at his Main Street office. Posing as Pres. Abraham Lincoln on Saturday during the "Hamocracy in Action" Kiss-A-Pig kickoff, the Hinesville businessman will set his sights on the annual fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association.
Liberty County's Goldenheirs got a lesson in the YMCA during their February meeting.
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.
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.
Sixteen students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Pathway recently completed CPR and first-aid certification training with firefighter Casey Hale, who helps with the training every semester.
Richmond H. Peacock was born Aug. 24, 1807, in what then was Liberty County but now is Long County. He was the son of Samuel (1777-1839) and Mary Peacock (1786-1869). Samuel was born in South Carolina and was in the War of 1812. They were married in 1802 in Georgia, and both died in Liberty County.
"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.
RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.
Smiley Elementary School in Long County held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration last Friday, and the event drew more than 1,000 students.