Two Hinesville natives have co-authored their debut novel, "Best Lover in Town," published by Charles River Press. Brenda Woody and Steve Tindle graduated from Bradwell Institute in 1978 and, through a social networking site, reconnected 30 years later.
ATLANTA - A Hinesville man who acted on a hunch recently when he bought a lottery ticket is certainly glad he followed his instinct. Bernard Buono, 70, won a $100,000 top prize playing the new Georgia Lottery game Instant KENO!
Cowboys of all ages descended last Saturday on Long County for the sixth annual National Day of the American Cowboy Festival, which was hosted by the County Line Barn.
With school starting next week, parents and teachers are already gearing up to help their kids make the most of the year. John Ramps, owner of educational supply store The Teaching Nook in Allenhurst, gave his top five educational tools for helping students succeed in the classroom.
SAVANNAH - The United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management, for the second consecutive year. The nonprofit serves Chatham, Liberty, Bryan and Effingham counties.
Last week, Fran Lewis-Timmons was sworn in at the Liberty County Courthouse by Judge Linny Darden as a volunteer with Court Appointed Special Advocate for children.
A Patriot Flight brought the body of former Hinesville resident Staff Sgt. Sheldon Tate to Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah on Thursday afternoon. His funeral procession was welcomed to Liberty County and Dorchester Funeral Home in Midway by dozens of residents holding American flags in his honor. Members of the U.S. Honor Guard and local veterans accompanied the procession to the funeral home.
After taking a year off, LibertyFest returned Friday and Saturday, bigger and better than ever. The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's banner festival opened at a new venue, Bryant Commons on Highway 84, and offered community members an action-packed weekend of coastal culture and history.
Nancy Fuller retired from the city of Ludowici last week. She worked 32 years for the city.
Kidz-Etc had its annual Independence Day Pageant last weekend. This year's event drew 24 contestants.
The Goldenheirs will meet July 6 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville at noon for a covered-dish lunch. The Jubilee Choir, under Elaine Walker's direction, will present a program of patriotic selections and old favorites. All seniors are invited.
School seemed to start early on Saturday as nearly 500 school-aged children, carrying backpacks, gathered at Briar Bay Park near Riceboro for Project Reach's 12th annual Back-to-School Rally.
SAVANNAH - Senior citizens from the Liberty County-Hinesville Senior Center in Hinesville participated in the "Senior Idol" talent show June 24 in Savannah. The show was sponsored by the Ruth Byck Adult Day Care Center.
On June 11, the Liberty County Cosmopolitan Club crowned the winners of the 2010 Miss Teenage Liberty Pageant. Courtney Janelle Rush was chosen as the winner from a pool of seven young ladies. She was crowned by 2009 Miss Teenage Liberty County Olivia Deigh.
Walthourville firefighters will be having a Fill the Boot drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Saturday.
The Liberty County School System this week is joining a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members.
Fort King George State Historic Site will be invaded again by the Scots this weekend.
ATLANTA - A $100,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot prize was unveiled online for one lucky Georgia Lottery winner in Bryan County.
The Long County Public Library has expanded its schedule to offer additional operating hours.
Allexis Roberts recently was crowned the double winner at the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club's biannual pageant, "Hollywood Jewels: A Red Carpet Affair," at Midway Middle School.
Gary Sinise and The Lt. Dan Band are coming to Fort Stewart for a free concert that is open to the public.
For Pembroke Street Superintendent Jim Pollett, an old oak tree gracing the downtown park is an important part of the present in part because of what it says about the past.
Last week, we examined "Non-Stop," the high-flying Liam Neeson movie that opened No. 1 at the box office.
Sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Liberty County 4-H hosted its annual MilkMake competition Feb. 20 at the extension office in Hinesville.
I like eggs - boiled, poached or fried.
The Grass Strip chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association was formed in Midway on March 1 at Holton's Seafood Restaurant.
Church is a major part of every community in Liberty County, and music is a major part in every church service.
It's been nearly four years now since Army medic Spc. Shannon Chihuahua was killed during an insurgent attack in the Wataphur District of Afghanistan.
Hinesville Rotary Club members donated their time Saturday morning to mark storm drains throughout the city. The drains that were marked carry water and runoff through Bryant Commons to Peacock Creek and North Newport River, club President Marcus Sack explained.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America have announced that they are combining forces to form a new Coastal Georgia Council.