SAVANNAH - Twenty local women - philanthropists and community leaders - recently formed the United Way's Women's Legacy Council. The members share a common mission: to make a difference in the lives of women and children in the Coastal Empire through philanthropy and service.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 miss Ludowici was crowned recently during a pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.
The Liberty County Commission is participating in the summer food program to provide meals to children.
Among the numerous and voluminous historic documents in her file cabinets, Mary Beth Evans has an 1860 Census showing that there were approximately three times as many slaves, 6,000, as others living in Liberty County right before the Civil War.
Hundreds of people turned out for the annual celebration of Liberty County diversity Saturday. The Small World Festival, sponsored by the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority and Fort Stewart's MWR, was around the courthouse square and featured food and entertainment provided by many of the ethnic groups that make up our population.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia plans to help members who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Any member who becomes involuntarily unemployed will be eligible to continue membership for up to three months or until becoming employed again at no charge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Armed Services YMCA, the a nonprofit organization supporting the families of junior enlisted military personnel, Wednesday recognized the Liberty County YMCA for its work to support military families. The Liberty Y won a Community YMCA Award, a part of the Raytheon Program Achievement Awards, at a luncheon on Capitol Hill.
The Liberty County Relay for Life ended Saturday, but a recent visitor walks on in the name of cancer research.
"Meaty" Magaly Estrella and "Double Dog" Derek O'Leary drove the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as it stopped by the Hinesville Wal-Mart as part of its tour of Georgia.
Like many Relay for Life volunteers, Liberty County's co-chairwoman Sharon Dunham has a personal reason for getting involved in the campaign to raise money for cancer research.
Long County had its annual Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society last Friday at Veteran's Field in Ludowici.
There is a unique historical restoration project going on in the Medway River near the Isle of Wight, but Liberty Countians - though welcome - are unlikely to visit the attraction.
HAZLEHURST - Don Dasher of Ludowici is the grand prize winner of the 2009 Peaches to the Beaches "Shop Til' You Drop" contest.
Members of St. John's Parish Daughters of the American Colonists gathered at the old historic Midway Cemetery on April 25 for a service commemorating Confederate Memorial Day. Cecil Stafford, a selectman with the Midway Society, addressed the crowd and shared information about John Lambert, who is buried in the historic cemetery.
Tuesday, Katherine Doster, support service specialist with the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, informed Rotarians through an interpreter about current issues, projects and concerns for surrounding area residents who are hearing-impaired or deaf.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: A pesky problem should be dealt with immediately so you can put your time and effort into something more important. Someone from your past could have significant news for you.
For some "Old Lions" it'd been 50 years since they last gathered as classmates.
The weather is cooler, and cane-grinding time is here.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.
St. Philip's Episcopal Church will host the Liberty County Community Area Mass Choir at 3 p.m. Sunday at 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville.
Fort Stewart Youth Sports winter registration runs until Dec. 6.
STATESBORO - The national tour of "Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash" will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Riceboro native Dawn Baker, a WTOC television anchor and reporter, will host a leadership lecture, "Become the Best You," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah. This event is free and open to the public.
It's time once again to visit one of our big-screen Marvel Comics superheroes.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
It was sunny for the seventh annual Ricefest on Saturday in downtown Riceboro. The event, which included a parade and entertainment, as well as food booths and product vendors, drew a large crowd.
My English IV teacher, Reomia Unold, said ambrosia was the food of the gods. I disagreed and told her so. She shook her head and sighed.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: A new development could snarl travel schedules or other holiday-linked projects. Some flexibility might be called for to deal with the problems before they get too far out of hand.
White-tailed deer season is a time that licensed hunters look forward to.