The First Steps Parents of Newborns program pairs volunteers with new families in the hospital setting to provide emotional support, parenting education materials and referrals to community resources.
The tree planted by the Morning Glory Garden Club on Arbor Day last month was in memory of member Faye Chandler.
Donald Peller of Hinesville recently was recognized by the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America for his long and exceptional service to the youth of the council's Liberty District.
The speaker at the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County's 15th annual Scholarship Banquet has emphasized providing educational opportunities to non-traditional and minority students during his career as an educator.
SAVANNAH - Chatham County has received federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Chatham County will receive $165,157 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in this area. The funds will be distributed in 2009 to the qualifying organizations selected by the local board. The United Way of the Coastal Empire serves as the administrator of the local board.
ATLANTA - The stork made a special delivery to an expectant mother from Midway. Destiny Schussler, 25, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Jumbo Bucks and won $25,000.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 15th annual scholarship banquet at 6:15 p.m. March 28, at Club Stewart.
The Liberty County NAACP had a Black History program Feb. 27 at Brewton-Parker College and sponsored an essay contest.
Given its proximity to Fort Stewart and many seaports, Vicki Davis said cultural diversity is one of the strongest building blocks holding Hinesville together.
LUDOWICI - The Walker High School Alumni Association honored retired teachers and celebrate black history at the E.J. Junior Scholarship Banquet on Feb. 28.
SAVANNAH - Rusakis Plaza came alive with the OlymPIG athletes parading on stage as this year's 17th annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign kicked off Saturday.
Judge Linnie Darden Jr. recently administered oaths of office to the 2009 Liberty Coun-
When the Top of the Morning Rotary Club of Charlotte, N.C., called on Rotarians in Georgia to help buy a van to transport special needs children to school, area Rotary clubs sprang into action. Richmond Hill Rotary Club President Donna Jones and Hinesville Rotary Club President Gary Dodd threw the support of their organizations behind the project.
New Eagle Scout Chris Bourque of Boy Scout Troop 401 was recognized for his achievements at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor from Lions International President Al Brandel. The letter and Eagle Scout certificate were presented by Jerry Leland, president of the Liberty Coastal Lions Club.
Members of the Hinesville Lion's Club joined the myaor as he signed a proclamation Thursday in honor of White Cane Day. The Lions Club will participate in White Cane Day on Saturday, April 4, at Wal-Mart. They will accept donations to help Georgians in need of vision and hearing care.
Whenever she has a chance to return to Liberty County, Annie Andrews likes to visit old friends and family members. She especially likes to spend time in her mother's kitchen, where the aroma of great food brings back fond memories. Andrews is just like any other small-town girl coming back to her roots, except that she's a rear admiral and commander of the Navy Recruiting Command.
WTHG-FM, 104.7 The Hawk, recently announced that starting Feb. 1, it will be the Savannah area's new home for "The John Boy and Billy Big Show."
The Rape Crisis Center has announced that the upcoming sexual-assault nurse examiner training, provided by the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, will be March 22-25 in Savannah.
"Sunbury and the Civil War" will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road in Sunbury.
Today's topic is family drama. Every family has a bit of that - clashing personalities, hidden secrets, festering disappointments.
This year's multifaceted celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy begins at 7 p.m. tonight with a dramatic presentation at First Zion Baptist Church on E.B. Cooper Highway in Riceboro. A leadership and grand marshal breakfast is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Later that day, a youth-expression session will take place at 6:30 p.m. at First Zion. The annual city parade starts at 10 a.m. Monday. There will be a commemorative service at noon Monday at Bradwell Institute. The events are coordinated by the Liberty County Martin Luther King ...
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An estimated 1,500 Christmas trees were kept out of landfills and rural ditches after the holiday season by Bring One in for the Chipper, according to organizer Sara Swida.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Liberty County officially kicked off its fundraising efforts Jan. 9 with Mayor Jim Thomas signing a proclamation to declare Jan. 6-11 "Relay For Life Purple Passion Week."
SAVANNAH - Scott Turow will be the featured author at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival SBF@SCHOOLS student session Feb. 13.
Visit Corkan Family Recreation Area from noon-7 p.m. on MLK Day, Jan. 20. Enjoy bowling, Cypress Sam's Treehouse, roller skating and laser tag fun. Hours will be noon until 7 p.m. For more information, call 767-4273.
Modern-day Fort McAllister is home to educational events and celebrations, but 150 years ago, it was home to Joseph McAllister, captain of the Hardwick Mounted Rifles - a cavalry unit made up exclusively of men from Bryan County, predominantly from around Hardwick, Keller and what was then known as Ways Station.
"The Desolation of Smaug," the second film in the three-film "The Hobbit," extravaganza, begs the question, "Are we there yet?" I have an answer for you.
As temperatures drop, it's common for Coastal Georgia homes to be invaded by unwanted, furry house guests, including squirrels, raccoons and possums, according to Liberty County Agricultural Extension agent Robert Bell. Bats and armadillos also can be nuisances during winter months, he said.
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