Button Gwinnett Elementary School's Relay for Life team got an extra boost in the nick of time. On May 7, after realizing her group had fallen just short of its fundraising goal, team coordinator Jung Cannady, a third-grade teacher, sent a Twitter message to celebrity comedian George Lopez.
The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.
The Pembroke Garden Club has been busy lately.
Linda Swain, director of retirement services for Baptist Village Retirement Communities in Waycross, spoke to the Golden Heirs on May 4 at First Baptist Church in Hinesville.
More bricks were laid in place last weekend as several employees from Midway's Target Distribution Center volunteered to work on The Walk: An African-American Tribute at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.
In a military community like Hinesville, the true meaning of Memorial Day appears to be properly acknowledged.
Richmond Hill saluted area fallen soldiers at a ceremony Friday at the veterans memorial in J.F. Gregory Park.
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia recently had their annual end-of-the-year Adult Recognitions Banquet where a Girl Scout leader from the Hinesville area received a prestigious award.
You can help the Wreaths for Warriors Walk campaign by eating at Chili's during its "Give Back Day" on Memorial Day, Monday.
Seeing that this year's Kiss-A-Pig theme was based on a popular series of books, appealing primarily to children, it was fitting that the children representing the HOGwart's School of Glycemic Control ended up in first place. The children raised $75,000 and earned the right to kiss HAMlet the pig at the 2010 'Harry PORKer and the Blood Sugar Prince Battle for Control' campaign gala.
Despite a tumultuous economy, Animal Haven of Hope Society president Jean Ann Lingle said the organization has been able to stay afloat and save more than 150 stray and feral cats from Liberty County Animal Control and area veterinarians.
On Saturday, area residents rode hogs through town. On Tuesday afternoon, two educators took a dip in a mud bath. And it's all in the name of charity.
Donny Branch grew up with a rod and reel in his hands. His father, the late Allen Branch (Ol' Tight Line), moved the family to Colonel's Island in 1951 and owned Branch's Marina. Allen Branch pioneered conservation issues to protects species and the area's pristine coastline.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has soaked the nation from head to toe in water that is too cold to drink.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.
"A Parade of Giving" will be the theme for the 18th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade, according to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council has finalized the entertainment schedule for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Hinesville.
Members of the 2014 Leadership Liberty Class will be present at a garden dedication at the Senior Citizens Inc. Liberty County Activity Center at 11 a.m. today at 800 Tupelo Trail in Hinesville.
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The rock band Blues Traveler will be the headline act of the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers announced Friday.
The Red Hat Liberty Bells celebrated July 4 with a Hawaiian Luau at their monthly meeting, which was held at David Rogers Pond House. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. For more information, call 884-5814.
A wise man, Dr. Whit Fraser, once addressed teachers and parapros during a workshop developmental class in 1981 at Hinesville Middle School.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
HOLLYWOOD - Warren Beatty has completed filming his first movie since 2001.
On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.
There's one food that says "Southern" more than fried chicken, fried okra, sweet tea or a "mess" of greens. That's grits.