The Hi-Fidelity Civic Club hosted its annual Holiday Pageant on Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. Luckey Maria Verna Jean Merritt was crowned "Miss Hi-Fidelity" and "Miss Pink Rose." TyshaJuana L. Stevens was first runner-up, and Jaquita A. West was second runner-up and also "Miss Congeniality." Other contestants were Lexington Louvett Collins and Miss Neosha D. Capers.
The year was 1940. Germany had invaded Poland; sparking what would become the world's second bloodiest war within 25 years.
Hinesville residents Ceferino and Lonnie Gandia-Acosta and their family are having to cope with the death of their daughter during the holidays.
Exactly 146 years after Pres. Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, ancestors of slaves it freed came together to celebrate.
Hinesville Lodge #271 of Free and Accepted Masons recently had its 141th annual meeting and installed officers for the coming year. The installation of officers was conducted by Past Potentate and Past Master, Albert Nelson. Terry Crowell was installed as the 2009 Worshipful master.
Anna Phillips, a city of Hinesville employee, recently won the icing to top her wedding cake.
The Liberty County Martin Luther King Observance Association has announced its schedule for Martin Luther King Observance Day events later this month.
The Liberty County Martin Luther King Observance Association recently announced its schedule for Martin Luther King Observance Day events next month.
Irene Myers has a Christmas list and she is checking it twice – not to see if the children on the list are naughty or nice, but to make sure each has an opportunity to enjoy Christmas.
The 2008 Miss Christmas Holiday Beauty Pageant took place Dec. 6 in Ludowici. The event was held at Long County High School. Debbie Gaitten was the emcee for the night, and the judges were Lisa Wells and Deborah Winn-Smith.
According to First Steps coordinator Jennifer Hatcher, child abuse is a major problem in Liberty County.
New Year's resolutions seem to get the best of us every time.
For 20 years, Nancy and Lee Siperly have decorated their Long County home during the holidays and invited locals inside for a look. However, taking care of and putting up countless decorations has become more and more difficult for the couple.
Since its creation in late November by local students and volunteers, the world's largest crayon has made "a big splash," according to Leah Poole, director of the United Way of Liberty County.
With Christmas only 11 days away, there is a tendency, especially if you are away from your family, to conjure up Christmas memories.
After a one-year hiatus from the annual Kiss-A-Pig Campaign, which benefits the American Diabetes Association, Liberty County is back into the "swine" of things.
Let's talk television! CBS recently unveiled an action-packed new series called "Intelligence." Does it make the grade?
An abandoned, starving dog was found Wednesday locked in a Hinesville home. Hinesville Police Department and Liberty County Animal Control officers rescued the dog after receiving an anonymous tip.
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They moved with a purpose from the dining room to the kitchen and back. Their pace was pretty good for 400-year-olds.
Ruby Tuesday is having Community Give Back Days this weekend that will eventually help children involved in family and juvenile court matters.
The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association hosted its annual Leadership and Grand Marshal Breakfast Saturday at Dorchester Academy as part of the area's multifaceted celebration of the civil-rights leader's life. Parade Grand Marshal Rear Adm. Annie Andrews and local families packed the hall to recall and praise King's legacy through songs and speeches.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: Changing conditions might require you to alter some of your plans. While you might be agreeable to this, be prepared with explanations for those who do not want changes made.
Last Tuesday and Wednesday were extremely cold in this area. It was cold enough to kill all the ouside plants.
The Commanding General's Golf Scramble, which will select teams with blind draw, will start at noon Jan. 31 at Taylors Creek Golf Course.
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.