U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Sebastiano Marino of Hinesville was selected for promotion to the rank of senior master sergeant (E-8). Marino currently is stationed at Fort Meade, Md.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Archives and Ancestry.com published newly digitized Civil War records online for the first time Wednesday, allowing users to trace family links to the war between North and South.
A crew of 65 volunteers descended Saturday upon Fort McAllister Historic State Park to help take care of a little spring cleaning.
For people with cars they no longer want, there are ways to get rid of them. If the car doesn't run or needs a lot of repairs, it will be difficult to sell.
Air Force Airman Christopher T. Carlson recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County had its annual banquet March 19 at Club Stewart. Author Joseph B. Washington spoke to the crowd about breaking the split of average.
Vicki Davis, director of the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority, was the guest speaker at the Goldenheirs' March meeting.
The Savannah Region Antique Automobile Coastal Association had an antique car show Saturday, April 2, at the Midway Church.
It's spring, and love is in the air. Chrisie Hill, partner and co-owner of Thomas Hill Jewelers in Hinesville, said many couples take advantage of the season's typically pretty weather and mild temperatures to host or start planning a wedding. And, as every blushing bride knows, the whole process begins with a diamond. Hill recently described the precious and semi-precious stones couples tend to gravitate toward when selecting the perfect ring.
The International Coin Collectors Association set up shop in Hinesville this week and is inviting collection enthusiasts of all types to drop by with coins, comic books, costume jewelry, toys and other items they suspect might be of value.
Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice John M. Aikens, son of Claudia and James A. Aikens of Hinesville, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard recruit training Center in Cape May, N. J.
The mayor's volunteer committee for the city of Midway will crown Miss Midway at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Midway Civic Center.
The Peace Officers Association of Georgia and the Canoochee EMC Foundation gave the Long County High School prom committee $2,500 last week for planning an alcohol-free prom. The high school was nominated for the award by Shirley Howard, who lives in the county and is a member of the CEMCF.
The Liberty County Republican Party recently installed its 2011-2013 executive officers.
It's that time of year again - let the spring cleaning begin. Many homeowners may be hemming and hawing about where to start after surveying the mountains of dust bunnies that have taken up residence in the nooks and crannies of their homes.
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.
Turkey platters abound on the top shelf in my kitchen. There are all kinds: tin, white glass, clear glass, colored china and thick plastic. Some may be alike, but most have different scenes with a large, colorful turkey in the center. I think I have at least 30. I just cannot help myself when I see a pretty one that is cheap and colorful.
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.