Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire has been notified it is one of 97 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America affiliate agencies that will receive a 2013-14 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention pass-through grant. BBBSCE will receive $61,250 from BBBSA this month.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be hurt by a colleague's harsh criticism. But don't let it shake your confidence in what you're trying to do. A more positive aspect starts to appear by week's end.
A local musician will showcase his skills in a different medium when the Hinesville Area Arts Council opens his acrylic painting exhibition Jan. 3.
AUGUSTA - A faded envelope discovered after 148 years sheds new light on Augusta's little-known role as a place where Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War.
Flu cases reportedly are on the rise in Long County.
The Liberty County Armed Services YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, is serving healthy snacks in its after-school program thanks to a $7,500 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The Liberty County Y's goal is to serve 500 healthy snacks weekly throughout the 2012-13 school year.
The new year is a wonderful time because it signals a chance for new beginnings. It gives us a chance to have a fresh start on some of things that maybe we have not handled as well as we wished in 2012.
ATLANTA - Blood once soaked the soil of battlefields that have since been covered up by skyscrapers and commuter train stations in Atlanta, strip malls in Nashville and farm fields and forests across the South.
SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking Savannah-area cancer fighters who are interested in spreading the word about the importance of participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3, a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.
Keep Liberty Beautiful is urging merrymakers to keep the environment in mind in coming weeks as they strip their Christmas trees and cast aside boughs of holly.
LOS ANGELES - Just turned 50, Tom Cruise is eligible for membership in the American Association of Retired Persons. Just split from third wife Katie Holmes, Cruise is the object of told-you-so cynics who simply knew that romance wouldn't last. Just finished with his stab at something really different as a heavy-metal rock god in "Rock of Ages," Cruise is coming off one of the lowest-grossing movies in his career.
CAPRICORN - Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: All that hard work and research in the workplace finally pays off as you hoped it would. Ignore comments from jealous types who are out to get the goat riled up.
An advertising slogan and campaign from 20 years ago featured a voice-over by actor Robert Mitchum: "Beef. It's what's for dinner."
Nothing is prettier than communities all dressed up for the holidays, so this time of year is so lovely to me.
The 2012 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant was held recently in Ludowici at the Long County High School.
Dorchester Academy, one of the first schools for African-Americans in Georgia and a National Historic Landmark, announced that it received a $5,000 gift from ...
It was a chilly day in March 1969, and I was hanging clothes to dry.
Geechee Kunda is hosting its 11th annual Sugarcane Harvest and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Heritage Bank employees recently brightened prospects for residents at Coastal Manor Long-Term Care Facility to have a joyous Christmas.
Mariyah Carter, a fourth-grader at Taylors Creek Elementary, saved the life of Ryan Lippy, a fellow student, while eating lunch in the school's lunchroom ...
N'Kiya Freeman, an honor -roll student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, will compete in the National American Miss Pageant in California over Thanksgiving week.
"Love the Coopers" is a new Christmas comedy, and this film is a landmark for me.
Hospice Savannah will hold its 24th annual Tree of Light candle lighting and memorial gathering at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6.
The ninth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony will be at noon Dec. 12 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field.
A national charity hopes to expand into the Hinesville for the holidays.
Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman will host a members-only Holiday Bash on Dec. 7 to thank members for their support during his first ...
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Georgia Theatre Company recently announced the results of its 12th annual Cinema for a Cause on Sept. 13 at 24 movie theaters ...
The "Web of Life" mixed media exhibit opened Tuesday in the Hinesville Area Art Council gallery, and a community reception was held Thursday evening.
The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire had its inaugural Red, White and Blue Barbecue in Ellis Square last month and raised more than ...
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