Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time Nov. 1.
Lauren White, a seventh-grader at Midway Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Liberty Coastal Lions Club of Midway.
It's no secret that coastal communities have a history of drawing residents who harbor a profound respect and fondness for the marshes, rivers and beaches that surround them. And Liberty County's water-loving residents are no different.
Henry Relaford, who received the Liberty Branch of the NAACP's President's Award at the group's annual banquet Oct. 17, stands between Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips and CSM Ashmen. Relaford is World War II Army veteran.
Born and raised in Midway, James Barrett was a regular student at Liberty County High School when someone told him he had a gift for poetry and asked if he ever considered rapping.
As people who wear the same camouflage uniform day in and out, five days a week, you could assume soldiers don't know much about dresses, particularly sequined ball gowns.
Rivers Alive, the anchor event for a season's worth of beautification and outdoor cleanup efforts sponsored by Keep Liberty County Beautiful, kicks off Saturday at dozens of sites around coastal Georgia.
Coastal Empire Council of Boy Scouts of America kicks off its celebration of the 100th anniversary scouting with an expo in Savannah this weekend.
Despite cool weather and a slight drizzle at times, thousands of area seafood aficionados trooped to Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park last weekend to get their hands on some coastal soul food.
According to organizer Kelli Mock, the 2009 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant was a success.
Nearly 30 riders braved the windy chill on Saturday morning to kick off the Mayors' Motorcade fundraiser with the city's third annual Cycles For Charity.
"Guten tag!" the enthusiastic cry rang out over downtown Hinesville as Zum Rosenhof German restaurant owners Anka and David Hinze ceremoniously tapped the first beer keg Friday night to kick off the city's Oktoberfest.
Despite a persistent rain Saturday, the 28th Long County Wildlife Festival was a success.
After a few weeks of work, a group Savannah College of Art and Design students have completed their massive, two-part art installation, which is designed to serve as a memorial to slaves who worked the land at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation. The exhibit is open to the public.
Sharon Baldwin, Haywood Banks, Gerri K. Brown and Charles Fields were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club. The club's annual pageant raises funds to award scholarships and aid other charities in the community.
People used to ride to church in their buggies or wagons before the new Model T became available. My husband recalls riding in the buggy with his grandparents to church in the 1940s.
Former Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown has been selected to serve as the 2015 Liberty County finance chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia.
Air Force Airman Eric B. Stephens of Hinesville recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Journalists and other starving artists can't afford to support every good cause or fundraiser with our meager personal funds.
American Rosie the Riveter Association is trying to locate women who worked on the home front during World War II.
The 2015 Tri-County Easter Pageant was held March 29 at the Long County Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.
More than 200 local residents came out in support of this year's Good Friday Walk for Shelter.
Tonight's Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m. in Bradwell Park will include the regular 20-25 vendors selling deliciously fresh food, plus some other springtime fun! The Easter Bunny will visit the market and pass out candy to children, and there will be a bounce house. In addition, the Morning Glory Garden Club's exhibit, "Art in our Gardens," opens at the Hinesville Area Arts Council's Commerce Street Gallery tonight with a reception from 5:30-7 p.m. We'll see you downtown!
I thought about skipping my birthday last week.
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