Almost everyone is familiar with the phrase "Merry Christmas." No matter what language it is said in, the day it refers to - the birth of Christ - is almost universally known.
Cadets with the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge academy on Fort Stewart have helped collect donations for the annnual Toys for Tots campaign this Christmas season.
Hinesville spread the holiday spirit beyond city limits Wednesday, as city employees loaded five vehicles with bags full of gifts for mental health patients at Georgia Regional Hospital, part of the Georgia Municipal Association's Mayors' Motorcade in Savannah.
Long County had its inaugural tree-lighting ceremony this past Thursday in Ludowici. The event, which was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Old Well Pavilion. The night of fun included a song by Carlin Works, which honored and welcomed home military personnel from Iraq, a reading of "The Christmas Story" by Kerry Hunt, and Christmas carols led by guitar-playing David Turner.
Long County held its Christmas parade on Saturday, and with the cooler temperatures, spectators got into the spirit of the season.
A presentation given Tuesday by Tony Fleeger, Honor Flight's Savannah chairman, left local Rotarians with heavy hearts, teary eyes and the inspiration to help a special group of veterans.
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Who says Santa isn't real? Definitely not Julie Parrott. She's a true believer. "Well, of course, I believe in Santa," Parrott said in her thick Midwestern accent. "He lives right here in my heart." Not only does the big guy live in her heart, but according to Parrott, he has lived in her home since she was a little girl. "My grandmother used to decorate everything in her house, even ...
Whether they've been naughty or nice, Hinesville children who sent Santa a letter through the mail will get a response from a very special elf.
A holiday pageant sponsored by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Shuman Center. Five young ladies will compete for the title of Miss Pink Rose 2008 and Miss Hi-Fidelity 2008.
Staples hitting wood could be heard inside Hinesville's Coca-Cola building Wednesday night as employees of The Heritage Bank put the finishing touches on their "Disney Magic" float for tonight's parade.
Officials from more than a dozen area municipalities came together Monday morning to sign a proclamation officially recognizing Dec. 1 in Hinesville as Art and Music Day.
Jasmine Ny'Asia Mosley was born to Alexis Alexandria Mosley of Richmond Hill at 12:23 a.m. on Nov. 18. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Jasmine weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches. She is the maternal granddaughter of Sabrina and Omar Johnson, Sr. of Richmond Hill.
Taking a different approach to the old saying, Olivia Versele didn't use her lemons to make lemonade but instead sold them and made a donation to the Liberty County Humane Society.
This hearty Caesar salad with leftover turkey will be a refreshing change from the carb-heavy feasts of Thanksgiving. To save time, the croutons could be made ahead.
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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Fort Stewart is reaching out to the civilian community, asking for female volunteers to serve as mentors to young female soldiers.
In its 15th year of operation, the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival welcomed thousands of guests to J.F. Gregory Park during the weekend for what has become one of Richmond Hill's most-anticipated events of the year.
Back in the Stone Ages - before hot wings were invented to satiate armchair quarterbacks, and when pro-football games were on Friday, Saturday or Monday and did not interfere with Sunday church services - football fanatics chowed down pounds of cheese, summer sausage and tater chips during the game.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: A more-positive mood might be difficult to assume in light of a recent problem involving the health of someone special. But by week's end, your emotional barometer should start to rise.
Gordon and Phyllis Holland will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.
The Toys for Tots application deadline is Oct. 31. All applications must be turned in directly to the Hinesville United Way office, 135 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive. Applications are available online at www.toysfortots.org. However, those submitting online applications will be required to provide additional information before the application can be approved.
The Long County Middle School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America hosted the Miss Walker Elementary and Miss Long County Middle School pageants Oct. 17.