James May, a U.S. Army soldier who will deploy soon, and his girlfriend of four years, Kristina Rooks, became engaged July 10. May, however, made his intentions public by meeting his future fiancee in the lobby of The Heritage Bank in Hinesville. Rooks was surprised as May presented the ring. Their son, Zachary, carried the ring box.
Long County Relay for Life organizers hosted their wrap-up party recently concluding the 2007 fundraiser.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will soon begin accepting applications for the 2007 Legend's Community Program Grants.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older people and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
Walthourville's mayor and council will honor Lyndol Anderson, the city's first mayor and her all-woman council at 11 a.m. July 21 at city hall.
As the month of July rolled in, so did more than $300,000 in state and federal grants for the city of Hinesville to assist those less fortunate.
It's just before 1 p.m. on a Friday and Manna House volunteer Tammy Stewart is taking a break after handling the "just-before-closing rush."
Preliminary work on the restoration of the Miller Pasture area in Allenhurst began as students from the Savannah College of Art and Design historical preservation class spent their spring semester analyzing and creating architectural reports for a building on the property. Also, the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry conducted studies on the ecology, biology and environmental aspects of the estate.
The Liberty County branch of the National Association of Colored People has launched its first Web site.
As Marvin Deshazior neared Dorchester Academy during Saturday's Walk to Dorchester fundraiser, he had one thing on his mind.
Fathers are special people, but often, they are overlooked in the midst of celebrating and honoring mothers.
Decades after posing for a photo on their bikes, four cycling pals reunited this past April for an updated photo at the same location - the old Moore home on Smiley Street. Jimmy and Lynda Mobley and their children, Jeff Mobley, Marla Mobley Troha (wife of councilman Steve Troha), and Ronal and Joyce Moore and their children, Kevin Moore and Lynn Moore Granger, gathered, along with some of their former neighbors, for the reunion. The pictures of the children were taken in the mid to late '60's. Pictured (l-r): Kevin Moore, Jeff Mobley, Marla Mobley Troha and Lynn Moore Granger.
Twelve area young ladies will compete at Miss Georgia Forestry State Pageant on June 8-9 and 15-16.
Death has claimed Bessie Williams, who taught in a time that now seems marked with innocence.
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.
Couples are invited to enjoy a romantic night out from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Thunder Run Restaurant.
Can you imagine life without ham? Me either. There would be no ham and eggs, just eggs. There'd be no country ham biscuits, just biscuits.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
Historically attired interpreters passionate about their subject brought Sunbury's Civil War history to life Saturday at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury. The site is well-known for its Colonial and Revolutionary War history, but the war that tore apart the nation and families from 1861-65 also impacted Sunbury's small community.
More than 600 community members found warmth in hot bowls of chili Saturday afternoon during First Presbyterian Christian Academy's annual chili cook-off.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: A colleague's remarks appear to be especially cutting. But don't waste your time or your energy trying to deal with the situation. You have more important things to do.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education will host the fourth annual Professional Perspectives on Family and Workplace Violence Conference.
Russell Groover wrote a book, "Tales of Grandpa and Gum Branch," in 1997, and dedicated it to his cousin, Eugene Talmadge Groover. Russell tells many tales about growing up in Gum Branch and the fun times he had with his many cousins - Talmadge, Miles, Tracey, Glenn, Gary, Lawrence and others.
Register now to be a part of Youth Sports' soccer and track and field programs. The registration deadlines are Feb. 21 for soccer and March 31 for track. Soccer runs March-April and track March-May.