Four area young people have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas:
At the January meeting of the Goldenheirs, Celesta Williams, resident case management coordinator for Coastal Manor, spoke about the cost and care at Coastal Manor.
United Way of the Coastal Empire 2-1-1, will host its 1st annual "National 2-1-1 Day Celebration," from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, in their new service area in the Kroger Shopping Center, 555 W. Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville.
Pleasant Hill Holiness Church
Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver, pictured with members of Nu Rho Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., signs a proclamation designating February 2007 as "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Month"
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will be distributing USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents on Feb. 14-16.
Air Force Airman Kevin T. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
'Help your Neighbors' requesting volunteers
Isn't it time you gave your mother the best Mother's Day gift ever?
Lee Boggess, executive director of the Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA, talks at a team meeting that was held this past Thursday. The YMCA is kicking off their 2007 Priceless Gifts Campaign and hopes to raise $67,000 to ensure that children unable to pay are included in programs that teach positive values that will impact their lives and their community.
A workday took place Jan. 26 at the Historic LeConte Woodmanston Rice Plantation and Botanical gardens near Riceboro.
Col. Edward I. Wexler, U.S. Air Force (retired), was named the new director of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for Coastal Georgia and member of the Resource Development Department of the United Way of the Coastal Empire as Principal Combined Fund Organization.
Last spring, the state legislature awarded $500,000 to Liberty County as seed money to start a community health center and to submit a grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for designation as a federally qualified health center.
The Long County Relay for Life Committee met for a breakfast Jan. 9 at the First Baptist Church of Ludowici to begin planning for the 2007 event set for May 4-5. Members from last year's team were met with applause and praise for their work in 2006 for receiving the Rookie of the Year Award for Long County's first year hosting an event.
The members of the newly organized and rapidly growing East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will host these upcoming events:
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.
For military families living in a new community, it can be difficult to find someone who cares about their needs. If domestic violence occurs in that home, it can be even harder to find someone who cares.
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: Someone in authority might decide to select you as a candidate for a project that carries more responsibilities. Be prepared to show why you're the right choice for the job.
UnityFest, a community praise celebration that will run from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons, will feature gospel and national recording artist Alvin Slaughter. The UnityFest Super Choir and several local Christian artists also will perform. The event is open to the public.
Fort Stewart soldiers and family members learned about family adventures, hotel accommodations, dining, entertainment, education and recreation opportunities from Savannah and Hilton Head to Orlando at Tuesday's Fall Community Showcase and Travel Show.
Downtown Atlanta was teeming with characters last weekend.