SAVANNAH - So far in the 2009 campaign, the United Way of the Coastal Empire has raised $4,965,265, 61 percent of the $8.2 million goal. With only days left until the nonprofit announces the final results, the United Way is appealing for last-minute donations.
Long County Schools had programs Nov. 10-12 to honor active duty soldiers and veterans. On Nov. 11, Long County High School coordinated its first annual Long County High School Veterans Day observance. About 30 veterans from all branches of service lined up outside the gym and marched in as students and faculty cheered. Once seated, Assistant Principal Scotty Grimes welcomed the crowd and stressed to everyone that rights like freedom of the press, speech and ...
The smell of fried chicken, barbecued pork, sweet potato pie and a variety of rice dishes wafted through Saturday's summer-like air as the city of Riceboro celebrated its third annual Ricefest.
Lifelong Liberty County resident Meredith Devendorf knows a picture is worth 1,000 words. Recently, she dug up images of damage caused by a massive hurricane that struck the Georgia coast in 1983, pictures of Liberty County during its post-Civil War reconstruction period and snapshots of shark hunts, community gatherings and past Fort Stewart soldiers.
MIDWAY - What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did better than anyone else was try to understand where we fit into history and where we
The Old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway will have a Christmas open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1804 Islands Highway, one and a half miles east of I-95.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 paid tribute to all American men and women who served in past wars and those who continue to serve today during a somber Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday at the Hinesville post.
What can be learned from years of studying the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Why is it important that King's activities and impact in Savannah and its neighboring communities be more thoroughly documented and understood so we have a complete picture of the civil rights movement?
According to new rules from the Food and Drug Administration, the Gulf Coast oyster industry may soon be heating up - literally.
Registered nurse Brenda McMillan, a blood pressure analyst for St. Joseph's/Candler Home Health Care, spoke at the Goldenheirs' October meeting.
Catherine Scaggs has been invited to participate in the Miss Georgia Teen USA pageant, which will be in Cartersville on Nov. 12-14.
For a short time Thursday, some Hinesville teens set aside the comfort of permanent shelter and a guarantee of food, funds and life's little necessities to put a face on the homeless situation in Hinesville, as Homelessness Awareness Month begins.
Liberty County Commissioner Donald Lovette, along with his mother Louise Lovette, and his aunts, Clara Roberts and Arlie Brown, were among 50 visitors who paid homage Monday to those buried on Fort Stewart's reservation.
According to Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kenny Smiley, the area's 13th annual illuminated Christmas parade will change locations and routes this year.
On Friday night in downtown Hinesville, wicked witches and creepy goblins lurked around every corner as pirates, princesses and petite bumblebees invaded local shops and eateries. But scary or sweet, the costumed crusaders were after one thing: candy.
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.
Everyone knows Henry Ford built cars. Most know Ford built what eventually became modern day Richmond Hill.
Rocky's Warrior Zone will host a two-night gaming tournament that will feature PlayStation 4 demonstrations from 8-midnight Thursday and Xbox One from 8-midnight Nov. 21.