There was fun and laughter at the Geechee Kunda Gathering Saturday, but also serious expressions of tradition and respect for the past.
Attorney Mark Schaffer was the guest speaker at the Goldenheirs Luncheon on April 3. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and volunteers for Georgia Legal services. Schaffer presented a great deal of information regarding the multiple financial, health and security concerns facing today's seniors. Wills, trusts and probate, estate and trust administration, and Social Security issues were all discussed in detail. Schaffer emphasized the many pros and cons, legalities ...
Shondi Burnsed, export manager at SNF, Inc. (Chemtall) in Riceboro, donated her hair to "Locks of Love" recently. Burnsed, who took part in a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, said her Relay for Life team established two funds - Save the Hair and Shave the Hair. Because the Shave the Hair fund accrued the most donations, Burnsed had to cut off a majority of her hair. Coworkers spared her the shave, even though that ...
Several hundred people, mostly children, were attracted to Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville Thursday evening to participate in Earth Day in the Park. Here are some photos from the event.
The weather held out as contestants made their way through the Dorchester Shooting Preserve Saturday for the fourth annual clay shoot to benefit the American Diabetes Association.
A white Honda Acura attracted a lot of attention recently while parked in the parking lot by Goody's in Hinesville. What looked like a black blob from a distance was actually a swarm of bees clinging to the car's spoiler. The unidentified owner said she drove to a nail shop with the swarm on her car thinking they would go away. Later, she left the parking lot with the bees still holding on for the ...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 Women's Auxiliary sponsored its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday for local children. District President Grace Godfried, President Bea Hill, Junior Vice President Dorothy Scozzafava and a crew of volunteers and supporters helped the Easter bunny hide about 450 eggs in a field behind the post. After the hunt, the youngsters were served refreshments.
Hunting Easter eggs has always been a part of the Easter celebration. Children look forward to it as much as getting their new Easter outfits.
Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has announced the winners of Fashionetta 2007, which was March 17 at Fort Stewart Marne Club.
Pirates and revelers enjoyed a fun-filled evening Thursday at Sunbury Crab Co., which raised $7,800 in the Kiss-a-Pig campaign.
The annual Relay For Life of Liberty County kicks off tonight at 7 on the Frank Long Elementary School campus.
Altamaha Federal Credit Union, Long County branch, hosted a fundraiser recently for the Long County Relay for Life recently raising $189. Donations were taken for fishing supplies that included a 100-qt. cooler, rod and reel, large tackle box with tackle, filleting knife, miscellaneous snacks for the fishing trip and a roll of toilet paper. The theme for this giveaway was "Fishing for a Cure." The Relay for Life is planned for May 4-5.
Easter arrived a little early this year in Long County when Celebration Castle and Elim Baptist Church co-sponsored an Easter egg hunt March 31 on Elim Church Road.
Dr. Glenn and Becky Carter took the Goldenheirs along on their 2006 trip to China during the club's March meeting.
Tiger Cubs Scouts from throughout the region gathered at NeSmith Chevrolet in Flemington Saturday to see who had put together the fastest piece of wood. It was the Coastal Empire District of Scouting's annual Pinewood Derby. At left are photographs from the race.
Basic training in 1973 at Fort Jackson, S.C., was not a culture shock to me. Daddy was a Marine, so I grew up under strict supervision and was used to being dropped for pushups or called a maggot.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: Before you point fingers at who might be to blame for the unexpected change in your plans, take a few moments to reflect on how this turn of events might be a blessing in disguise.
This is a story about a Confederate soldier from nearby Emanuel County, with Swainsboro as the county seat.
AARP is looking for volunteers to help with its Tax-Aide program.
The streets of Ludowici were packed Thursday as people came out to watch the 2013 Long County homecoming parade.
Hinesville's Morning Glory Garden Club received help Thursday morning from the state's expert gardener. Walter Reeves, a.k.a, the Georgia Gardener, agreed to advise the garden club ladies about a special project they're working on at Fort Stewart's Pet Grooming
The city of Hinesville is recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
Children, parents and pets dressed Friday in costumes ranging from scary to super hero for the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's largest annual downtown event, the Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night.
Girls from around the region recently dusted off their best cowboy hats and donned their favorite western attire to be a part of the 2013 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Dec. 14.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
Walter Reeves, who is best known as the Georgia Gardener, served as the guest speaker Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress through People luncheon at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Halloween happens later this month, and I'm getting into the spirit by catching all new episodes of "The Walking Dead." The most-watched drama in basic cable history belongs to the AMC network and kicked off its fourth season earlier this month.
The Toys for Tots application deadline has been extended. A representative will accept Long County applications at the Long County Division of Family and Children Services building from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 1, which is the deadline for Long County.
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