Relay For Life of North Bryan is gearing up for its nightlong fundraising event set for Friday, while Relay For Life of Richmond Hill is celebrating the success of its event last weekend.
Thursday's Earth Day celebration at the former Brewton-Parker campus is focused on helping children learn how to protect the environment, but the lessons are simple and can be applied by every member of the community, said organizer Sara Swida.
During the 2010 Long County High School prom on April 17, Kelly Long and Jake Durham were named prom queen and king. Above right: During the 2010 Long County High School prom on April 17, Kayla Mills and Nick Moody were named prom princess and prince.
Project Reach GANG celebrated the release of the group's first CD, a collection of live and recorded gospel songs, with a full house on April 10 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Riceboro. Many of the songs were written by members of the community choir. Lavonia LeCounte, the group's coordinator, said the songs are now being played on radio station WGML 990 AM and the CDs are available for purchase at the TOP Christian Bookstore.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas has proclaimed next Saturday "White Cane Day" in the city at the request of the local Lions Club. Many blind and visually impaired people use white canes with a red band at the bottom to assist them when walking. Lions Clubs hold White Cane events to educate the public and raise funds to help the visually impaired become more independent. Thomas read the proclamation Thursday in the presence of Hinesville Lions ...
ATLANTA - In 2009, the Georgia foster care system served 16,300 abused and neglected children.
Midway Mayor Clemontine Washington announced at this week's council meeting that there will be a city cleanup Saturday.
Miss Georgia USA 2010 Cassady Lance was April's guest speaker for Magnolia Manor's Renaissance Lecture Series. The residents welcomed her with open arms as she spoke about her journey to becoming Miss Georgia, and her hopes of becoming Miss USA. Cassady Lance, 24, of Savannah, will compete for Miss USA on April 18 in Las Vegas.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill held a formal fundraising event April 10 at the new Richmond Hill City Center. The event, entitled "The Robin Hood Ball: An Evening in Sherwood Forest," was a rousing social and financial success, organizers said.
Relay For Life of Richmond Hill will be "ropin' in a cure" Friday at J.F. Gregory Park with fundraising events, like a corn on the cob eating contest, karaoke competition and a cheese puff toss, scheduled from dusk 'til dawn.
Many people dream of hitting the road in a recreational vehicle and seeing the world. Joe and Angie Bridges turned that dream into a reality and recently spent time doing charity work at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.
A lot can change in 50 years. And a lot can stay the same. A newly erected building can fall into a state of dilapidation and later be restored to its former glory, a scenario that accurately depicts the history of the old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway. But time has done nothing to erode the bonds of the former students who came back to visit the site Friday night.
On April 3, the Ladies Auxiliary from post 168 in Hinesville gave Easter baskets and gift cards to the children at Gabriel's House.
Spc. Avery S. Cody, a native of Atlanta, is going into his sixth year with the U.S. Army. He's serving his second deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq.
Although Tuesday's Rotary meeting drew a small audience, keynote speaker Clay Johnson delivered a powerful message on the plight of children in Ethiopia and what folks - some from Liberty County - are doing to meet the needs of many in the developing country.
Dr. Christopher Swanson, a newlywed and relative newcomer to coastal Georgia, spoke to the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn about services offered by the Bone & Joint Institute of South Georgia, including minimally invasive surgical procedures.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau has unveiled its new, free Discover Liberty County smartphone application for visitors.
SAVANNAH - The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2014 "Fans Rule" World Tour to the Savannah Civic Center at 7 p.m. March 13, 2014.
"Come & Take It," a Revolutionary War encampment, will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road, 7 miles east of Interstate 95 near Midway.
Long County has several different activities planned today and Monday in honor of Veterans Day.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced a fall photo contest open to amateur photographers.
The 1985 sci-fi novel "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card won both the Hugo and Nebula awards in its day. A big-screen adaptation has been a long time coming - and it's finally here.
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I'm often asked why I don't write other commentaries. It's better to write about things you know about, and it's easier to do it when it's something most folks can agree on - like food.
Representatives of the Hinesville Fire Department presented the program for the October Goldenheirs meeting.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: Be careful about joining a colleague's plan to solve a workplace problem. Investigate it thoroughly. Otherwise, you could find yourself in a predicament with other associates.
You can perform triple duty this holiday: recycle, volunteer and decorate?
Beth Reddish, LCSO deputy clerk, was recently recognized by the Victim Advocacy Program, which annually recognizes a local law-enforcement employee for going beyond duty to help military victims of domestic violence.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling authors Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander will headline the 2014 Savannah Book Festival, set for Feb. 13-16.
Within 30 minutes of open registration at the Warriors for William 5K in J.F. Gregory Park on Sunday, race numbers had completely sold out. Walkers, runners, volunteers and other supporters came in droves to support a special little boy with a serious illness.