The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual Holiday Pageant on Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. Luckey Maria Verna Jean Merritt was crowned "Miss Hi-Fidelity" and "Miss Pink Rose." TyshaJuana L. Stevens was first runner-up, and Jaquita A. West was second runner-up and also "Miss Congeniality." Other contestants were Lexington Louvett Collins and Miss Neosha D. Capers.
The year was 1940. Germany had invaded Poland; sparking what would become the world's second bloodiest war within 25 years.
Hinesville residents Ceferino and Lonnie Gandia-Acosta and their family are having to cope with the death of their daughter during the holidays.
Exactly 146 years after Pres. Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, ancestors of slaves it freed came together to celebrate.
Hinesville Lodge #271 of Free and Accepted Masons recently had its 141th annual meeting and installed officers for the coming year. The installation of officers was conducted by Past Potentate and Past Master, Albert Nelson. Terry Crowell was installed as the 2009 Worshipful master.
Anna Phillips, a city of Hinesville employee, recently won the icing to top her wedding cake.
The Liberty County Martin Luther King Observance Association has announced its schedule for Martin Luther King Observance Day events later this month.
The Liberty County Martin Luther King Observance Association recently announced its schedule for Martin Luther King Observance Day events next month.
Irene Myers has a Christmas list and she is checking it twice – not to see if the children on the list are naughty or nice, but to make sure each has an opportunity to enjoy Christmas.
The 2008 Miss Christmas Holiday Beauty Pageant took place Dec. 6 in Ludowici. The event was held at Long County High School. Debbie Gaitten was the emcee for the night, and the judges were Lisa Wells and Deborah Winn-Smith.
According to First Steps coordinator Jennifer Hatcher, child abuse is a major problem in Liberty County.
New Year's resolutions seem to get the best of us every time.
For 20 years, Nancy and Lee Siperly have decorated their Long County home during the holidays and invited locals inside for a look. However, taking care of and putting up countless decorations has become more and more difficult for the couple.
Since its creation in late November by local students and volunteers, the world's largest crayon has made "a big splash," according to Leah Poole, director of the United Way of Liberty County.
With Christmas only 11 days away, there is a tendency, especially if you are away from your family, to conjure up Christmas memories.
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.
The American Legion helps people - veterans and non-veterans - without an expectation of thanks or recognition for doing so. That's just what the American Legion does, explained Chris Mitchell, commander of the Hinesville American Legion Post 168.
Linda Blanchard retired Aug. 28 after 13 years as scribe for the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee. And was recently honoredby the group.
'Rock' Powerlifting & Bench Press Competition will be Saturday in the 4thIBCT Fitness Center. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m., briefing at 9:30 and lifting at 10:15.
The second annual sweet-tea tasting competition is set for 2:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, during the 10th annual Blues and BBQ festival in downtown Hinesville.
If "Mud," now is out on home video, were a novel, it would be considered Southern Fiction.
Local government, military and business leaders vied for tips Wednesday evening as they took part in a bartending competition at the Blue Fountain Lounge in the La Quinta Inn in Flemington.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
MIDWAY - The area's newest stage company, "Scouts on Stage," will host a kick-off barbecue fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Dorchester Village Center in Midway.
I prefer to buy organic fruits, veggies and meats. Rarely can I afford that, however, so I at least want it fresh. If I can't get it fresh, the next acceptable level is frozen. If I can't even get it frozen, I'll accept canned, depending on what's on the label.