The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's closures and change of hours of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are available at:
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
Fort Morris will host its annual "Come and Take It!" on Saturday.
Four people with ties to Liberty and Long counties have completed basic military training:
Help find the eggs left by turkeys around Cypress Creek Adventure Golf on Dec. 1.
More than 100 veterans and active-duty military personnel were honored by Long County High School on Tuesday during the annual Veteran's Day Ceremony.
Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.
Liberty County High School held its fourth annual Pink Panther Day for breast-cancer awareness Oct. 30. This event is sponsored by Family Career and Community Leaders of America. This year, Pink Panther Day was held in honor of Kim Brown, an LCHS teacher who is battling breast cancer. This year's shirt was designed in honor of Brown and had her favorite quote, "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have," on the back with her initials. FCCLA members sold 267 shirts, almost double what they sold last year. Proceeds totaling $850 ...
Saturday marked the third year that the Midway Museum has hosted its fundraising oyster roast and sit-down dinner in the museum's lower floor.
SAVANNAH - Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people age successfully, will continue its annual blanket drive through Feb. 29.
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" automatically wins the award for Most Straightforward Movie Title of the Year. When you pay your money to see this ...
SAVANNAH - Celebrate Grand Festival Day, Saturday, with family-oriented activities and a evening concert at the Savannah Civic Center.
The Savannah Book Festival will take place this weekend, starting Thursday.
Cast members from the short film, "My Brother's Keeper" presented the trailer to the Long County Chamber of Commerce during it Business After Hours ...
Jan. 19, 1807, is the birthdate of Robert E. Lee, general of all the Confederate forces during the Civil War.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 27 presented a plaque to Jackie Pattison in honor of the service of her mother Joan Robbins ...
The Hinesville Area Arts Council's art exhibit this month is called "The Love of Painting," featuring the oil work of Nancy Melchor.
The establishment of Camp Stewart caused a lot of heartaches and headaches, but also successes for the installation and the city of Hinesville. We are ...
ATLANTA - With spring around the corner, many Georgians are thinking ahead to warmer weather and weekend escapes.
It's time to dust off your cowboy boots and put on your chaps as the Long County Board of Commissioners is hosting its first ...
It was purple bow-making time at a recent Relay for Life Liberty County meeting.
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