The Full Gospel Tabernacle COGIC Women's Department presented its first Young Women Christian Council celebration April 29. During the conference, Sheritta Shaw was crowned Miss YWCC and Quamea Hawkes was named Miss Congeniality. The YWCC provides fellowship on a spiritual level for women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. The YWCC often shares information on topics that pertain to women and their roles in the dual family unit, as well as single-parent family units. The YWCC meets every third Friday at Full Gospel Tabernacle. The church is at 809 Frank Cochran Drive, Hinesville.
The National Association of Letter Carriers hosted its annual food drive May 12 in Liberty County.
Wilton and Paulene Foster will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 26. The Fosters were married May 25, 1957.
Assistant Liberty County Administrator Bob Sprinkel talked about his work with the Georgia Baptist disaster relief program during this week's Rotary Club meeting.
Longtime educator Mattie Brown is not someone who gives up. She did not allow cancer to defeat her nor did she allow it to deter her from achieving her dreams.
The Kiwanis Club of Liberty County recently presented a check to Don Williams fire service liaison from the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.
The Liberty County Historical Society will present U.S. Army Air Force veteran Robert H. Honeycutt, 83, during its meeting at 6 p.m. May 22 at Walthourville Baptist Church in Walthourville.
Flora "Hansie" Sharpe Troha of Allenhurst is one super mom.
Hinesville Mayor Thomas Ratcliffe signs a proclamation designating May 12 as National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive Day. Pictured: (l-r): Leah Poole, director of the United Way, Bobby Ryon of Coastal Communication, Ratcliffe, Jerry Herringdine, officer in charge of the Hinesville Post Office and Mona Allen, a Hinesville letter carrier.
The largest fundraiser of the year for the American Diabetes Association, Kiss-a-Pig, ends May 19 with a Buccaneer Costume Ball at the Tybee Lighthouse grounds.
Sapelo Island is one of Georgia's most beautiful treasures, steeped in history and colorful people. The Southern Smiles Chapter of the Red Hat Society was recently fortunate to be able to tour this island.
The 2007 Long County Relay for Life had to meet a high standard after the inaugural event last year was named Rookie of the Year by the American Cancer Society.
Participants in the eighth annual Kiss-a-Pig Poker Run head out recently from the parking lot of the Savannah Harley Davidson and Hooters off Highway 204 in Savannah.
Three people with ties to our area recently completed basic military training, one from the Air Force and two with the Navy.
It was a busy summer for participants in the Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation.
Three months after its inaugural MERGE event, the Community of Inspired Women is expanding its outreach projects and monthly gatherings.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
The Kirk Healing Center's Board of Directors has named Hinesville resident Gale Curtis Dent as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
Award-winning blues artist Janiva Magness and her band performed a free concert Friday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The concert served as a run-up to next month's Blues and BBQ festival in Hinesville. Magness, who said she is influenced by musicians like Etta James and Koko Taylor, has won four blues music awards, including the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award.
Dozens of area residents presented to donate at Friday's Battle of the Badges blood drive, according to Laura Troutman, Liberty County human-resources specialist and health-promotion leader.