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.
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Georgia writer Flannery O'Connor was mistaken - a good man isn't so hard to find, but finding a good bowl of butter beans can sometimes be challenging, unless you cook them yourself.
Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: Like your zodiacal sign, the sure-footed goat, you won't allow obstacles in your path to keep you from reaching your goal. Don't be surprised by who asks to go along with you.
Individual and corporate donations are being sought to help build the Veterans Memorial Walk at Bryant Commons, said George Holtzman, chairman of the Veterans Memorial Walk Committee.
Long County's Relay for Life organizers are gearing up for this year's event, which is May 17-18 at Veterans Field in Ludowici. The 2014 relay kick-off party is at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at A New Beginning Church. Anyone who is interested in helping or creating a team is invited.
The following biography is taken from "A Record of Prominent Baptists" by the Rev. John Craig. It was written in the 1800s.
Work on your 2014 fitness goals during a free Aerobic-Thon and Health Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Newman Fitness Center.
The new film, "American Hustle," is in theaters now. I was conned into buying my ticket, but did the '70s-flavored caper impress? Allow me to answer.
Few women would willingly part with a crowning glory of hair in front of a large audience, but Button Gwinnett Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Jung Neiman did just that last month to help her friend, media aide Anttonia "Hoffie" Hofmann, who is battling cancer.
Wednesday's inclement weather did not dampen the spirits of members of Liberty County's African-American community, many of whom gathered on New Year's Day at Thebes African Methodist Episcopal Church in Midway to celebrate the 151st anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation's signing.
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I emulate Biblical role models like Joshua, David, Peter and Paul. Jesus is more than a role model. He's God. I also look up to military heroes like Francis Marion, John Singleton Mosby, Alvin York, Audie Murphy and Paul R. Smith. It's my culinary heroes, though, who teach me new recipes and inspire me to develop my own skills in the kitchen or at the grill.
Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: Working with a trusted colleague could open your mind to exploring some considerations you previously dismissed out of hand. The weekend brings news from a loved one.
The board of directors of Seven Ministries of Liberty County, with support from Jones, Osteen and Jones Law Firm; Fussell Bonding; Sheridan Kantor; and Jeannie Worthy - and in conjunction with 15 local churches - presented more than 200 turkeys and hams to senior citizens throughout Liberty County this holiday season.
Liberty County High School FCCLA recently held its third annual Pink Panther Day in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.