On Feb. 14, Clayton Mobley, 6, son of Beau and Tiffany Smith of Hinesville, was crowned Little Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup 2009 during the Little Miss and Mr. Rattlesnake Roundup Pageant sponsored by the Evans County Wildlife Club in Claxton.
John Stetzer, president of the Goldenheirs Club, welcomed everyone to the monthly meeting on Feb. 3, at First Baptist Church in Hinesville and introduced special guest Spier Flanders from H&R Block.
Fay Yee stood in the stands at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, her eyes red and puffy from crying.
Long County residents had plenty of options for celebrating Valentine's Day last weekend.
LUDOWICI - "The freaks come out at night, the freaks come out at night." The old '80s tune fit the bill to a tee on Feb. 7 with the sixth annual 2009 "Miss" Diamond Legs Pageant.
Love was in the air Friday night as 40 couples celebrated Valentine's day like royalty at Ludowici's Celebration Castle.
Mike Hodges, director of Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency, recently spoke to the Liberty Coastal Lions Club on the upcoming hurricane season. He emphasized preparation in advance.
It has been 65 years, and Willmon "Bill" Frasier and Hattie Hendry Frasier of Gumbranch are still enjoying each other.
LUDOWICI - The 2009 Long County Relay for Life kicked off Feb. 5 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
Parents struggling to care for a sick or injured child have plenty to worry about without the added stress of having to secure accomodations and plan meals.
The Goldenheirs met Jan. 7 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville for a covered dish lunch and program to start the new year.
Joe and Gracie Scott and Annie and Percy Price traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration.
Victoria Ten Broeck, community manager of the American Cancer Society, recently presented signs to local educators acknowledging local schools' work for cancer awareness. Principals from participating schools received the signs acknowledging contributions to the 2008 Relay for Life campaign. The 2009 Relay for Life will be May 8-9.
A dash of color fills the grey interior of the historic Liberty Jail and Museum. An eclectic mix of old and new forms an attractive palette for art aficionados. The visual chemistry currently on display was created by Christina Mansfield and her first exhibit is now open to the public.
Hinesville's Fire Marshal Maurice "Moe" McDuffie Sr. said it's wise to be prepared when opportunity knocks, because you may not get a second chance.
Air National Guard Airman Karis T. Fell recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
In 1917, an article appeared in the "Standard History of Georgia and Georgians, Vol. VI" by Lucian Lamar Knight, about prominent Liberty County businessman Jesse Gordon Ryon.
Representatives from the Bone and Joint Institute of South Georgia were the featured guests at the Feb. 4 Goldenheirs meeting at First Baptist Church in Hinesville.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office won the first "Battle of the Badges" blood drive Feb. 7.
The United Ministerial Alliance of Liberty County held its first prayer rally for first responders Saturday on the steps of the historic courthouse.
"Assault Rifles of the Civil War" will be presented at 11 a.m. March 15 at Fort McAllister State Historic Park.
The Morning Glory Garden Club had a little gem magnolia tree planted Thursday afternoon in Main Street Park in observance of Georgia Arbor Day and in honor of the late Merrilyn Englehaupt, a long-time club member. Georgia celebrates Arbor Day the third Friday in February, which is today.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.
Urban farmer K. Rashid Nuri told Liberty County Chamber of Commerce members that quality food can and should be grown anywhere, including the concrete jungles of inner cities. Nuri said the United States is the richest country in the world, yet many Americans are food-insecure.
In 1987, the science-fiction spectacular "RoboCop" hit theaters and quickly became a piece of pop-culture history.
That wise Southern philosopher, Jeff Foxworthy, suggested one's origins affect how one talks, works, plays and thinks.
"Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints." - Ephesians 6:18
I may not like doing it, but once I get started cleaning out closets, it is almost like a drug. I want to clean out cabinets, storage rooms, etc. I know it sounds like a sickness, but it is true. I actually feel lighter when I purge stuff that we no longer use.