There was fun and laughter at the Geechee Kunda Gathering Saturday, but also serious expressions of tradition and respect for the past.
Attorney Mark Schaffer was the guest speaker at the Goldenheirs Luncheon on April 3.
Shondi Burnsed, export manager at SNF, Inc. (Chemtall) in Riceboro, donated her hair to "Locks of Love" recently. Burnsed, who took part in a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, said her Relay for Life team established two funds - Save the Hair and Shave the Hair. Because the Shave the Hair fund accrued the most donations, Burnsed had to cut off a majority of her hair. Coworkers spared her the shave, even though that fund won, but she donned a bald wig to see what could have been.
Several hundred people, mostly children, were attracted to Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville Thursday evening to participate in Earth Day in the Park. Here are some photos from the event.
The weather held out as contestants made their way through the Dorchester Shooting Preserve Saturday for the fourth annual clay shoot to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
Hunting Easter eggs has always been a part of the Easter celebration. Children look forward to it as much as getting their new Easter outfits.
Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has announced the winners of Fashionetta 2007, which was March 17 at Fort Stewart Marne Club.
Pirates and revelers enjoyed a fun-filled evening Thursday at Sunbury Crab Co., which raised $7,800 in the Kiss-a-Pig campaign.
The annual Relay For Life of Liberty County kicks off tonight at 7 on the Frank Long Elementary School campus.
Easter arrived a little early this year in Long County when Celebration Castle and Elim Baptist Church co-sponsored an Easter egg hunt March 31 on Elim Church Road.
Dr. Glenn and Becky Carter took the Goldenheirs along on their 2006 trip to China during the club's March meeting.
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.
Queen Mother Grace Godfrey of the Georgia Peaches Red Hat Society of Hinesville announces the luncheon hostesses for the upcoming months: October - Gaby Chaffee; November - Dot Mitchell; December - Maggie Roberts and Dorothy Radunske.
Round one of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
American Legion Post 321 and the Boy Scouts of America Troop 461 partnered Wednesday evening to observe the 12th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Legion members and scouts also teamed up to conduct a formal flag-retirement ceremony.
In an instant, Sujo John's American dream became a nightmare on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Georgia Theatre Company is planning its 10th annual "Cinema for a Cause" event, which will span 32 Georgia movie theaters Sept. 22.
SAVANNAH - Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire has announced a $500,000 Community Challenge campaign to raise funds for the expansion and renovation of the Savannah Ronald McDonald House.
SAVANNAH - Habitat for Humanity Savannah recently received a $3,000 grant from Target to defray the costs of the home-ownership program.
September has proven to be a pretty poor month for movies.
Hinesville: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Other than Atkinson's peanut-butter bars and the orange-slice jelly candies I enjoyed as a kid, I've been good about keeping candy at arm's length. But when I was stationed in Italy, I discovered that European chocolatiers take chocolate to a whole new level. Had my unit not rotated to Fort Bragg early, I might now be diabetic.