SAVANNAH - So far in the 2009 campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire has raised $4,965,265, 61 percent of the $8.2 million goal. With only days left until the nonprofit announces the final results, the United Way is appealing for last-minute donations.
Long County Schools had programs Nov. 10-12 to honor active duty soldiers and veterans.
The smell of fried chicken, barbecued pork, sweet potato pie and a variety of rice dishes wafted through Saturday's summer-like air as the city of Riceboro celebrated its third annual Ricefest.
Lifelong Liberty County resident Meredith Devendorf knows a picture is worth 1,000 words. Recently, she dug up images of damage caused by a massive hurricane that struck the Georgia coast in 1983, pictures of Liberty County during its post-Civil War reconstruction period and snapshots of shark hunts, community gatherings and past Fort Stewart soldiers.
MIDWAY - What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did better than anyone else was try to understand where we fit into history and where we
The Old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway will have a Christmas open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1804 Islands Highway, one and a half miles east of I-95.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 paid tribute to all American men and women who served in past wars and those who continue to serve today during a somber Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday at the Hinesville post.
What can be learned from years of studying the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Why is it important that King's activities and impact in Savannah and its neighboring communities be more thoroughly documented and understood so we have a complete picture of the civil rights movement?
According to new rules from the Food and Drug Administration, the Gulf Coast oyster industry may soon be heating up - literally.
Registered nurse Brenda McMillan, a blood pressure analyst for St. Joseph's/Candler Home Health Care, spoke at the Goldenheirs' October meeting.
Catherine Scaggs has been invited to participate in the Miss Georgia Teen USA pageant, which will be in Cartersville on Nov. 12-14.
For a short time Thursday, some Hinesville teens set aside the comfort of permanent shelter and a guarantee of food, funds and life's little necessities to put a face on the homeless situation in Hinesville, as Homelessness Awareness Month begins.
Liberty County Commissioner Donald Lovette, along with his mother Louise Lovette, and his aunts, Clara Roberts and Arlie Brown, were among 50 visitors who paid homage Monday to those buried on Fort Stewart's reservation.
According to Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kenny Smiley, the area's 13th annual illuminated Christmas parade will change locations and routes this year.
On Friday night in downtown Hinesville, wicked witches and creepy goblins lurked around every corner as pirates, princesses and petite bumblebees invaded local shops and eateries. But scary or sweet, the costumed crusaders were after one thing: candy.
Round three of the "Operation Rising Star" singing competition will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone. Round four will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 3.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Trustees Theater in a special appearance sponsored by the Savannah Book Festival.
The 19th annual CoastFest will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Regional Headquarters in Brunswick.
Old family photographs brought the Dorchester Improvement Association in Midway and a Washington state couple together on Thursday to share a common history.
It's time to get romantic this week as we examine "Safe Haven," the latest in a long line of adaptations of Nicholas Sparks books. You can find it on DVD and Digital Download now.
Spiders, snakes and other reptiles and insects are not among the attractions that draw people to Coastal Georgia.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Dr. Valya Lee, newly appointed superintendent of the Liberty County School System, outlined her goals for the coming year in a recent presentation to the Alpha Omicron chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa.
I chose the infantry because I love being outdoors. For years, I shivered in icy arctic winds, roasted under a blistering desert sun, melted under a thick jungle canopy or suffered from hypoxia on some remote mountain top.
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: A health problem should not be ignored. The sooner you check it out, the sooner you can deal with it and then move on. Some job advice comes from an unlikely source.
Since Sept. 1, Kroger stores in the Savannah area have been collecting donations to help America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia replenish its food-bank shelves. According to the Hinesville store's unit manager, Michael Landing, the donation drive, called a "round-up," will end Saturday.
Judging categories have been announced for the 10th annual Blues and BBQ Festival, which will be from 2-11:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Hinesville.
UnityFest, a first-year community praise celebration, drew flocks of faithful Liberty Countians on Saturday to Bryant Commons in downtown Hinesville. The festival's planning-committee members, who deemed the event a success, coined a mission statement: "Believers breaking down denominational walls to gather together as a unified community, reflecting our diversity and faith through public praise and worship," and praise and worship is what they did.
Billy Joe Point on Colonels Island in Liberty County sometimes is referred to as Billy Harris Point. John Toby Woods purchased the land and was building a house on the property once owned by Dr. Raymond Harris, whose land bordered Maybank, the home of the Rev. Dr. Charles Colcock Jones.
Last year, 525 elementary-school children in Liberty County were served by the Backpack Buddies program, which ensures children who receive free and reduced-price school meals don't go hungry over the weekends. This year, even more meals will be packed because the program is expanding to include 75 middle-school students and 20 Head Start preschoolers.