The second annual Redneck Polar Bear Plunge to benefit animal rescue will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, behind the Hinesville VFW on Highway 196. Proceeds go to a new animal rescue organization each year, selected by event sponsor Sparky's Family Style Entertainment.
The still beauty of coastal Georgia's live oak trees was captured in a photographic competition Friday at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.
As part of the National Education Association's effort to build a nation of readers with its signature program, "Read Across America," elementary schools on Fort Stewart, in Long County and in Richmond Hill will participate March 1-8 in Read Across America.
In an outpouring of compassion, 3rd ID soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart and their families emptied their pockets to donate to the American Red Cross for Haiti Relief.
The Hinesville Rotary Club honored two soldiers for the quarter during its meeting Tuesday, both based on honors they had earned in their units.
Shop of the Marne, the not-for-profit Officers Spouses Club consignment shop at Fort Stewart, is open to all who walk through the gift boutique's door. Anyone with access to the post may shop there.
There's no doubt that Liberty County's residents are passionate about their pets, both wanted and unwanted. Recent calls for ordinances on spaying, neutering and microchipping have brought forth heated debate among pet owners and pet rescuers. Lately this conversation has evolved into discussions about the county's current animal control and rescue policies, which some residents view as inefficient in light of the number of groups who seek to find homes for abandoned pets.
For the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Movement's Fight against Heart Disease," the staff of Liberty Elementary School all wore red on Feb. 5. Principal Chris Anderson encouraged employees to wear red and learn about heart disease. School nurse Katie Johnson, RN, BSN, also shared information.
The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size.
There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 16th annual scholarship
What seemed like a dreary and cold Saturday for most Hinesville residents wasn't for several area motorcycle clubs and the American Red Cross.
Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services is offering after-school transportation to students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Snelson Golden Middle School who are currently enrolled in CYSS programs.
The Liberty County Schools Division for Exceptional Learning will have a free parenting workshop from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St., Hinesville.
STATESBORO -Grammy Award-winning country-music trio Lady Antebellum will be headline Georgia Southern's Spring Concert at 8 p.m. May 2 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.
The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire will present UnMaskerade 2014 at 6 p.m. April 26 at Andaz Hotel, formerly Avia, in Ellis Square in Savannah.
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.