James May, a U.S. Army soldier who will deploy soon, and his girlfriend of four years, Kristina Rooks, became engaged July 10. May, however, made his intentions public by meeting his future fiancee in the lobby of The Heritage Bank in Hinesville. Rooks was surprised as May presented the ring. Their son, Zachary, carried the ring box.
Long County Relay for Life organizers hosted their wrap-up party recently concluding the 2007 fundraiser.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will soon begin accepting applications for the 2007 Legend's Community Program Grants.
ATLANTA - As temperatures rise, people become concerned about older people and young children because they do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature and are more prone to heat stress.
Walthourville's mayor and council will honor Lyndol Anderson, the city's first mayor and her all-woman council at 11 a.m. July 21 at city hall.
As the month of July rolled in, so did more than $300,000 in state and federal grants for the city of Hinesville to assist those less fortunate.
It's just before 1 p.m. on a Friday and Manna House volunteer Tammy Stewart is taking a break after handling the "just-before-closing rush."
Preliminary work on the restoration of the Miller Pasture area in Allenhurst began as students from the Savannah College of Art and Design historical preservation class spent their spring semester analyzing and creating architectural reports for a building on the property. Also, the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry conducted studies on the ecology, biology and environmental aspects of the estate.
The Liberty County branch of the National Association of Colored People has launched its first Web site.
As Marvin Deshazior neared Dorchester Academy during Saturday's Walk to Dorchester fundraiser, he had one thing on his mind.
Fathers are special people, but often, they are overlooked in the midst of celebrating and honoring mothers.
Decades after posing for a photo on their bikes, four cycling pals reunited this past April for an updated photo at the same location - the old Moore home on Smiley Street. Jimmy and Lynda Mobley and their children, Jeff Mobley, Marla Mobley Troha (wife of councilman Steve Troha), and Ronal and Joyce Moore and their children, Kevin Moore and Lynn Moore Granger, gathered, along with some of their former neighbors, for the reunion. The ...
Twelve area young ladies will compete at Miss Georgia Forestry State Pageant on June 8-9 and 15-16.
Death has claimed Bessie Williams, who taught in a time that now seems marked with innocence. When children left home in the mornings, they realized the teachers were an extension of their parents. If they didn't behave, they would be instantly corrected and they knew their parents would take further disciplinary actions. And during that time Williams helped shape many young people, some of whom have now assumed reigns of leadership in the area. "She ...
Jim Thomas, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission chairman, spoke during a recent Rotary Club meeting about the "explosion of expansion" in the county. By 2030, Thomas said, he expects the population of Liberty County to grow anywhere from 32 to 50 percent. To accompany this population growth, he discussed the 10,000 living units planned for the Independence Development in Hinesville, and touched on the development involved in the Midway master plan.
Switching gears just a little bit from movies, let's talk television once again. This time, I'm spotlighting the brand-spankin'-new NBC series, "The Blacklist."
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Skidaway Marine Science Day 2013 will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26 on the campus of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.
Liberty County Clerk of Courts F. Barry Wilkes recently received the first lifetime achievement award ever presented by the Superior Court Clerks' Association of Georgia to one of its members and the association's 2013 ÉCLAT Award.
Sometimes at a public gathering someone will privately comment on one of my food columns. Most are kind, telling me how much they agree with my assessment of steaks, seafood or certain restaurants. Others tell me up front I got it all wrong about which is better - North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City or St. Louis barbecue.
It's that time of year again. That time when the smell of perfectly cooked seafood and the sound of live local and national acts fill the air in J.F. Gregory Park.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: Some misunderstandings resist being resolved. But your sincerity in wanting to soothe those hurt feelings wins the day. By month's end, that relationship should begin to show signs of healing.
Those who thought they spotted a World War II-era bomber over the skies of Savannah early Monday afternoon weren't imagining things.
The 32nd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival drew a crowd Saturday to its site off Darwell Long Road. Beautiful weather made the day's festivities especially enjoyable for patrons of all ages.
A Statesboro civil-rights attorney and Pembroke pastor has been elected the newest leader of the Georgia State Conference NAACP.
Hinesville Rotary Club members heard details and implications of the Affordable Care Act from local business owners and operators during Tuesday's lunch meeting.
A bondsman can be a person's best friend if he is caught and put in jail and his bond is set for a huge amount of money. He can call a bondsman to put up the bond for him.
Oleander District of The Garden Club of Georgia Inc.'s 55th annual meeting, "By the Sea," will be held Oct. 22 at the Morgan Center on Jekyll Island.
It starts to look like Halloween next week. See "Monster House," rated PG, at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 on the grassy area on the south side of Tominac Fitness Center. There is no charge. Movie-goers are asked to bring their own snacks. If it rains, the film will be shown inside Tominac.
Local artist Kallie Breningstall doesn't feel confined to a particular art media. Her prints, paintings, photography, pottery, pencil drawings, sculpture and hand-made jewelry are on display this month at the Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery at 102 Commerce St. in downtown Hinesville.