Four area young people have graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas:
At the January meeting of the Goldenheirs, Celesta Williams, resident case management coordinator for Coastal Manor, spoke about the cost and care at Coastal Manor.
United Way of the Coastal Empire 2-1-1, will host its 1st annual "National 2-1-1 Day Celebration," from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, in their new service area in the Kroger Shopping Center, 555 W. Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville.
Pleasant Hill Holiness Church
Liberty County Commission Chairman John McIver, pictured with members of Nu Rho Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., signs a proclamation designating February 2007 as "Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Month"
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will be distributing USDA surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents on Feb. 14-16.
Air Force Airman Kevin T. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
'Help your Neighbors' requesting volunteers
Isn't it time you gave your mother the best Mother's Day gift ever?
Lee Boggess, executive director of the Liberty County/Armed Services Family YMCA, talks at a team meeting that was held this past Thursday. The YMCA is kicking off their 2007 Priceless Gifts Campaign and hopes to raise $67,000 to ensure that children unable to pay are included in programs that teach positive values that will impact their lives and their community.
A workday took place Jan. 26 at the Historic LeConte Woodmanston Rice Plantation and Botanical gardens near Riceboro.
Col. Edward I. Wexler, U.S. Air Force (retired), was named the new director of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for Coastal Georgia and member of the Resource Development Department of the United Way of the Coastal Empire as Principal Combined Fund Organization.
Last spring, the state legislature awarded $500,000 to Liberty County as seed money to start a community health center and to submit a grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for designation as a federally qualified health center.
The Long County Relay for Life Committee met for a breakfast Jan. 9 at the First Baptist Church of Ludowici to begin planning for the 2007 event set for May 4-5. Members from last year's team were met with applause and praise for their work in 2006 for receiving the Rookie of the Year Award for Long County's first year hosting an event.
The members of the newly organized and rapidly growing East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 will host these upcoming events:
SAVANNAH - Scott Turow will be the featured author at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival SBF@SCHOOLS student session Feb. 13.
Visit Corkan Family Recreation Area from noon-7 p.m. on MLK Day, Jan. 20. Enjoy bowling, Cypress Sam's Treehouse, roller skating and laser tag fun. Hours will be noon until 7 p.m. For more information, call 767-4273.
Modern-day Fort McAllister is home to educational events and celebrations, but 150 years ago, it was home to Joseph McAllister, captain of the Hardwick Mounted Rifles - a cavalry unit made up exclusively of men from Bryan County, predominantly from around Hardwick, Keller and what was then known as Ways Station.
"The Desolation of Smaug," the second film in the three-film "The Hobbit," extravaganza, begs the question, "Are we there yet?" I have an answer for you.
As temperatures drop, it's common for Coastal Georgia homes to be invaded by unwanted, furry house guests, including squirrels, raccoons and possums, according to Liberty County Agricultural Extension agent Robert Bell. Bats and armadillos also can be nuisances during winter months, he said.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
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.