The Long County Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee has announced the third annual Martin Luther King Celebration to be presented Jan. 21.
"It's a mighty good day," the Rev. Bobby Hall said Jan. 1 as he spoke to those who had gathered for an Emancipation Proclamation observance at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici.
One of the oldest traditions in the history of Liberty County is the annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance Day celebration program on New Year's Day.
Who says senior citizens don't know how to party?
The Hi-Fidelity Club recently announced winners of its 2007 Pink Rose Pageant.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation will offer volunteer training from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Coastal Bank Operations Building at 605 Highway 80 W, Pooler.
Santa brought his workshop to the Liberty County Armed Services Family YMCA recently to the delight and joy of the children and parents who stopped by for a visit.
Manna House will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Christmas Eve, to give away emergency Christmas baskets for those less fortunate.
Twas' the week before Christmas and all through St. James, the children all gathered to get their presents and games.
Fort Stewart and the Liberty County commissioners have announced holiday closing schedules starting Dec. 24.
For the past seven years, Nancy and Lee Siperly having been decorating their home on Rye Patch Road and showcasing the Christmas spirit.
Boy Scout Troop Pack 566 collected non-perishable items for Manna House.
The fourth annual Walthourville Lighting of the Tree Celebration will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at city hall.
Liberty County 4-H agent Kasey Bozeman has won the 4-H Military Partnerships Award by the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents for her work with military youth in Georgia.
The 18th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade rolls through downtown Hinesville starting at 6:30 Friday evening.
A fixture of most churches is a musician playing a piano off to the side just about every Sunday as the congregation and choir sing praises to God.
Two Christmas-themed events will be held in the next two weeks in Ludowici.
Members of the Liberty Independent Troop donated $5,000 toward the construction of the Veterans Memorial Walk to be built at Bryant Commons. To date, $97,200 has been donated for construction of the veterans memorial.
Air Force Airman Benjamin L. Wooten recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
With assistance from Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray and Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and his employees delivered many Thanksgiving meal baskets to area families in need.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.
Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.
The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.
The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.