Betsy Kammerud joined Hospice Savannah's Full Circle Center for Grief and Loss last year. Now, she said, she is delighted to bring her skills as a bereavement counselor to Liberty County. Each Wednesday afternoon, she will see children and adults in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.
Coastal Georgia recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. Coordinators in communities in and around Savannah are working to spread the word, get residents involved and collect donations.
Liberty County's tranquil Colonial Sunbury Cemetery, located in a town long gone, will receive new wrought iron gates tomorrow.
Two local nonprofit organizations, the Dolphin Project and Fort McAllister State Historic Park, are in the running to win grant money from national initiatives spearheaded by major soft drink corporations.
Community members dug into buttery piles of fluffy flapjacks and sweet maple syrup Saturday morning with nary a nutritional concern because, as one diner said, "When you're eating for a cause, the calories don't count."
The Pines at Willowbrook residents recently attended the community's third annual fun day. Participants enjoyed water balloon games, face painting, a cake walk, bouncy houses, Bingo, horse and pony rides, and a yard sale. Residents munched on snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, watermelon, barbecued chicken, hot dogs and burgers. The Hinesville Police Department did free fingerprinting and the Hinesville Fire Department allowed residents to tour a fire truck.
Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.
The Bryan County and Richmond Hill Fire Departments will be holding a Blood Drive for Bryan County firefighter Terry Nielsen, who is fighting a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.
District 5 County Commissioner Gary Gilliard sponsored a back-to-school cookout in Holmestown Park on Aug. 31.
First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.
National Night Out got underway Tuesday after an afternoon thunderstorm caused a brief delay to the family-style event around Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.
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Residents from Hinesville, Fort Stewart and other Liberty County neighborhoods can learn more about staying safe and drug-free at the local National Night Out event from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.
The Goldenheirs enjoyed a musical program July 6 by the Jubilee Singers Senior Choir of First Baptist Church in Hinesville. Elaine Walker directed the choir in patriotic music selections. Anne and Chuck Stewart performed a skit about prayer. Betty Dunham played the piano.
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.
SAVANNAH - The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is calling for stories and tips from families with children with different abilities.
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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.
Fort King George State Historic Site will be invaded again by the Scots this weekend.