Area residents stepped up to the karaoke mic, bought raffle tickets and enjoyed libations Friday at Vann's Bar and Grill during the Liberty Humane Shelter's fourth annual Pouring for Paws fundraiser.
Members of Liberty County's social clubs joined forces Thursday evening to ensure 70 underprivileged families will enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.
November is Prematurity Awareness Month at the March of Dimes and the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's Chi Pi Zeta Chapter showed their support by hosting a 5K run/walk Nov. 13 beginning and ending at the Liberty County Courthouse.
Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier signed a proclamation Nov. 4 before the Hinesville City Council making November Homeless Prevention Month in Hinesville. Homeless Prevention coordinator Daisy Jones, Liberty County United Ministerial Alliance President Rev. Richard Hayes, Kirk Healing Center representative Charli Shearer, KHC board of directors member Barbara Martin and Hinesville Community Development Department director Kenneth Howard attended the signing.
Every weekday, those who are hungry can find hot meals at the Manna House in Hinesville.
There was a steady stream of traffic as folks came out to Riceboro Saturday to celebrate the Gullah/ Geechee Culture and the city of Riceboro's signature event – the 2010 Ricefest.
On Sept. 30, five employees of the Fort Stewart Network Enterprise Center marched into retirement.
Three years ago, Ryan Willet opened a box that changed his life forever.
Since September, United Way of the Coastal Empire's elves have been working hard collecting Christmas gifts for the tots of Liberty County.
Hinesville recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. First Presbyterian Christian Academy is serving as a collection point for Operation Christmas Child. Soon, with the help of local volunteers, the site will be brimming with gifts.
On Oct. 29, Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers from Liberty, Long, Bryan, McIntosh, Evans and Tattnall counties assembled in Hinesville for training on the Court Process Reporting System, a statewide database. The training, held at The Coastal Bank, was conducted by George Li of the Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children.
Fresh-faced ROTC cadets carefully escorted elderly veterans across a red carpet, carrying wreaths to place before the nation's flag Thursday, in observance of Veterans Day at the local VFW post in Hinesville. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 hosts the solemn ceremony each November on the 11 day at the 11th hour, the moment that marks armistice, the official end of World War I.
The Walker Middle School FBLA had its third annual Miss and Junior Miss Walker Middle School pageant Nov. 4.
Bradwell Institute's class of 1960 had its 50-year class reunion Oct. 23 at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway. The celebration began with a social hour as classmates renewed old friendships and made new acquaintances. Mr. and Ms. Lamar Cook of Hinesville and their son Ryan provided the entertainment.
Members of Full Gospel Tabernacle and New Day Outreach Ministry churches gathered for a friendly kickball game Oct. 24 to raise money for Manna House of Liberty County. Manna House is a nonprofit organization that provides food and clothing assistance for more than 50 families each week. The church members were asked to collect food items to help stock the pantry for the holidays, which is usually a busy season. Many people stepped up to the plate and offered donations.
This column, "Around the Table," has celebrated a number of foods the so-called experts tell us are bad. I quietly but forcefully tell these control freaks to leave me alone. I'll eat what Georgia boys have been eating since 1733. I have a wife and a mama; I don't need a nanny.
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network is holding its March Madness recruiting contest this month nationwide.
The Red Hat Liberty Bells celebrated St. Patrick's Day during their March 3 meeting at Molly MacPherson's in Richmond Hill. The group meets the first Monday of each month. For more information, call 884-5814.
The coldest winter in recent memory may have been wickedly miserable, but take heart that it's inspired something gorgeous and grand.
The second annual Homeless Persons Remembrance Day was observed Thursday evening at the First United Methodist Church.
The Liberty County DUI Court held its third graduation earlier this month. Following the ceremony, participants and their families celebrated at a reception provided by Recovery Place Inc. The Liberty County DUI Court program began in 2011.
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The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week held its Progress Through People breakfast at Compass Worship Center in Ludowici. United Way representative Sarah McLaughlin spoke during the meal.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will showcase eight young ladies during a fashionetta at
It's not unusual for soldiers to take part in rucksack marches; it's a job requirement. Requirements aside, though, several Fort Stewart soldiers are volunteering to take part in a rucksack march Saturday.
Despite Savannah's fixation this time of year on all things Irish, our dear city has a sweet little secret: Nearly five percent of the population here is Hispanic.
It's hard to imagine what mealtime would be like without the invention of simple kitchen gadgets.
'Tis the season for classic Irish-inspired fare, and there will be no shortage of hearty, homespun dishes served from Savannah's kitchens this week.
The Liberty County School System this week is joining a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members.