SAVANNAH - Twenty local women - philanthropists and community leaders - recently formed the United Way's Women's Legacy Council. The members share a common mission: to make a difference in the lives of women and children in the Coastal Empire through philanthropy and service.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 miss Ludowici was crowned recently during a pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.
The Liberty County Commission is participating in the summer food program to provide meals to children.
Among the numerous and voluminous historic documents in her file cabinets, Mary Beth Evans has an 1860 Census showing that there were approximately three times as many slaves, 6,000, as others living in Liberty County right before the Civil War.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia plans to help members who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Any member who becomes involuntarily unemployed will be eligible to continue membership for up to three months or until becoming employed again at no charge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Armed Services YMCA, the a nonprofit organization supporting the families of junior enlisted military personnel, Wednesday recognized the Liberty County YMCA for its work to support military families. The Liberty Y won a Community YMCA Award, a part of the Raytheon Program Achievement Awards, at a luncheon on Capitol Hill.
The Liberty County Relay for Life ended Saturday, but a recent visitor walks on in the name of cancer research.
"Meaty" Magaly Estrella and "Double Dog" Derek O'Leary drove the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as it stopped by the Hinesville Wal-Mart as part of its tour of Georgia.
Like many Relay for Life volunteers, Liberty County's co-chairwoman Sharon Dunham has a personal reason for getting involved in the campaign to raise money for cancer research.
Long County had its annual Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society last Friday at Veteran's Field in Ludowici.
There is a unique historical restoration project going on in the Medway River near the Isle of Wight, but Liberty Countians - though welcome - are unlikely to visit the attraction.
HAZLEHURST - Don Dasher of Ludowici is the grand prize winner of the 2009 Peaches to the Beaches "Shop Til' You Drop" contest.
Members of St. John's Parish Daughters of the American Colonists gathered at the old historic Midway Cemetery on April 25 for a service commemorating Confederate Memorial Day. Cecil Stafford, a selectman with the Midway Society, addressed the crowd and shared information about John Lambert, who is buried in the historic cemetery.
Tuesday, Katherine Doster, support service specialist with the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, informed Rotarians through an interpreter about current issues, projects and concerns for surrounding area residents who are hearing-impaired or deaf.
Lis Wiehl, a New York Times best-selling novelist, regular legal commentator on the Fox News Channel and radio show host, will celebrate the release of her new legal thriller, "Snapshot," with a talk, Q&A and book signing at 2:45 p.m. Saturday at Telfair and Wright squares in Savannah.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: You might want to ask a friend or relative for advice on an ongoing personal matter. But be careful not to give away information you might later wish you had kept secret.
Seaman Johnathan J. Esterbrook, a 2013 graduate of Liberty County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Esterbrook also was meritoriously promoted to his current rank.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold a six-week course on the history of Coastal Georgia from 4-6 p.m. each Tuesday from March 11-April 15 at the Richmond Hill Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.
Hinesville artist Charles Nelson likes all aspects of art, including comic-book illustrations, and his diversity is evident in the work on display through Feb. 27 at the Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street.
Feb. 12, 1809, was a cold Saturday in Kentucky. A little boy was born that day in a crude log cabin to Tom and Nancy Lincoln.
Using only cardboard and duct tape, could you build a boat that will carry a two-person crew the length of a swimming pool?
Author Tom Clancy's main character is back in theaters in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit." This time, Ryan is portrayed by Chris Pine, the star of the recent Star Trek reboot.
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The fast-food craze that began more than half a century ago is partly to blame for the apparent loss in customer service.
Hinesville Fire Department Capt. Andra Hart likes his job. He said it gives him a sense of purpose just knowing that at any given time he can make a difference in someone's life. His own life is guided by his personal motto: "You determine your own outcome."
A group of retired members of the Georgia Army National Guard have been meeting for breakfast in Hinesville one day each month for more than 26 years.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: Someone who gave you a lot of grief might ask for a chance for the two of you to make a fresh start. You need to weigh the sincerity of the request carefully before giving your answer.
A fund has been set up to help a local family devastated by a fire last week.
Each year, on the Saturday of the third weekend in March, the Sons of Confederate Veterans host a Civil War re-enactment in Tattnall County near Manassas at Fort Wallace Wood, between Reidsville and Claxton on Highway 280.