'Christkindlesmarkt' is as common to anyone who is from Germany or Austria, as yard sale or flea market are to most Americans.
The second annual Terry Gordon Christmas Dinner was on Dec. 12 in Ludowici, and this year 250 dinners were given out. The meal began at around 11:30 AM, and took place at the Long County High School cafeteria.
Members of the Dor-chester Improvement Associated greeted visitors from the Coastal Heritage Society, Georgia Historical Society, LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, the city of Savannah Archives and others interested in the area's history on Dec. 9.
Each year during the holiday season, the Hinesville Police Department's uniform patrol division, C-Watch, opts to forgo a traditional Christmas gift exchange within the division. Instead, the officers use the occasion to reach out to Hinesville residents who have fallen on hard times.
The Liberty County Scoutmaster and Cub Scout Leader of the Year awards were given to Boy Scout Troop 410 leader Joel Jacobs and Pack 410 Cub Scout leader Lienne Hill on Dec. 13 at the annual Boy Scout/Cub Scout volunteer recognition dinner. In addition, the Spark Plug award was given to Deuce Correa. The award honors volunteers who add a "spark" to their troops or packs.
Abundant Life Worship Center at 320 Memorial Drive in Hinesville recently held a Christmas toy drive to help local famlies in need. Pastors C.A. and Dedra Norwood and the drive's coordinators said they were grateful to everyone who made the collection a success.
PFC Justin Knuuttila was honored by the Hinesville Rotary Club as its soldier of the month for December on Tuesday.
The Midway Museum had its annual Christmas Tea Saturday is to spread the Christmas spirit and bring people into the museum.
Long County recently crowned the 2009 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant queen during a ceremony in the high school cafeteria.
The Citizens From Long County group is organizing the area's second annual Christmas dinner, which will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Long County High School cafeteria.
The popular ABC reality TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is searching Liberty and other coastal Georgia counties for an admirable family to cast in an upcoming show.
Long County had its second annual country Christmas tree lighting ceremony Thursday at the Old Well Pavilion in Ludowici.
Holiday procrastinators have a little more time to wrap get gifts under faraway trees by Christmas Day, but not too much more.
Ludowici had its 20th annual Christmas parade last Saturday. The fun began at 2 p.m. as floats and marchers left Long County High School and circled the city. Tammy Ballance and Charlie Strickland emc eed the event.
The Liberty County Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced its theme for the 2010 celebration.
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.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America have announced they are currently exploring the possibility of combining forces to form a new Coastal Georgia Council.
Mental health providers recommend individuals with the "holiday blues" speak up and reach out for help.
The annual Extreme Wall Climbing Challenge began Wednesday at Corkan Family Fun Center. Winners will be crowned in three categories: adult man and woman and child, 8-18). Winners receive one year free climbing room admission.
The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department named Ronnie Deloach its firefighter of the year at the department's annual Christmas party last week at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.
The 2013 Miss Christmas Holiday Pageant recently was held at Faith Baptist Church in Ludowici.
Dec. 25 may be an important holiday to many, but it also is a big day for movies.
Keep Liberty Beautiful Director Sara Ann Swida hates to see Christmas end and gets sad when the Christmas decorations come down.
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Not everyone has a home for the holidays. The homeless do exist here in Liberty County though they rarely are seen on the streets. Not all homeless find themselves on park benches, in tents or sleeping in their vehicles. Many area homeless individuals and families seek temporary lodgings at area motels or rely on family and friends to shelter them.
Dec. 22 to Jan. 19: Don't just wait out that unexpected and unexplained delay in your career move. You could gain added respect if you ask why it happened and what you can do to move things along.
Millions of Americans have gained a few pounds since Thanksgiving. They'll add on a few more on Christmas and New Year's Day.
Bryan County Emergency Services Battalion Chief Otis Willis has worked many a Christmas during his 35 years as a firefighter.