As part of the National Garden Club's "Plant it Pink" project, the Morning Glory Garden Club has launched a local effort to promote awareness and fight breast cancer.
The Red Hat Liberty Bells, a local chapter of the Red Hat Society, recently installed its 2010 court.
Sporting a wizard's robe, long white hair, a flowing beard and plastic snout, Liberty County Hospital Authority Chairman Jon Long expressed his desire Thursday to kiss a pig. Long is this year's Team Liberty candidate for the American Diabetes
Students and visitors at Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus gathered Thursday for two presentations in honor of Black History Month. At the noon presentation, student Brenton Jordan shared two West African dances with the audience, wowing visitors with his enthusiasm and boundless energy. More talent presentations and a concert were scheduled for the evening show, as well as a contest for students to present entrepreneurial business plans.
Hinesville Chapter 46 of the Disabled American Veterans is offering free transportation to area veterans from Hinesville, Ludowici, Glennville, Midway and Richmond Hill to the Savannah VA Community Based Outreach Clinic. Veterans who need a ride may call the Hinesville DAV office at 368-2546 at least five days before an appointment and schedule transportation.
The Charity flea market and jail event to benefit the Kirk Healing Center is set for tomorrow after paperwork issues forced delays several weeks ago.
The second annual Redneck Polar Bear Plunge to benefit animal rescue will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, behind the Hinesville VFW on Highway 196. Proceeds go to a new animal rescue organization each year, selected by event sponsor Sparky's Family Style Entertainment.
The still beauty of coastal Georgia's live oak trees was captured in a photographic competition Friday at Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Center in Sunbury.
As part of the National Education Association's effort to build a nation of readers with its signature program, "Read Across America," elementary schools on Fort Stewart, in Long County and in Richmond Hill will participate March 1-8 in Read Across America.
In an outpouring of compassion, 3rd ID soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart and their families emptied their pockets to donate to the American Red Cross for Haiti Relief.
The Morning Glory Garden Club planted two trees Friday in memory of former OMI employee Dave Hampton, who often assisted club members, and long-time Moonflower Garden Club member Nell Deloach. The Georgia Arbor Day observance was held at Main Street Park in Hinesville.
The Hinesville Rotary Club honored two soldiers for the quarter during its meeting Tuesday, both based on honors they had earned in their units.
Shop of the Marne, the not-for-profit Officers Spouses Club consignment shop at Fort Stewart, is open to all who walk through the gift boutique's door. Anyone with access to the post may shop there.
There's no doubt that Liberty County's residents are passionate about their pets, both wanted and unwanted. Recent calls for ordinances on spaying, neutering and microchipping have brought forth heated debate among pet owners and pet rescuers. Lately this conversation has evolved into discussions about the county's current animal control and rescue policies, which some residents view as inefficient in light of the number of groups who seek to find homes for abandoned pets. One key ...
For the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Movement's Fight against Heart Disease," the staff of Liberty Elementary School all wore red on Feb. 5. Principal Chris Anderson encouraged employees to wear red and learn about heart disease. School nurse Katie Johnson, RN, BSN, also shared information.
Gordon and Phyllis Holland will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.
The Toys for Tots application deadline is Oct. 31. All applications must be turned in directly to the Hinesville United Way office, 135 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive. Applications are available online at www.toysfortots.org. However, those submitting online applications will be required to provide additional information before the application can be approved.
The Long County Middle School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America hosted the Miss Walker Elementary and Miss Long County Middle School pageants Oct. 17.
Whether or not you are a fan of the books in Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mystery series or the A&E television series based on them, "Longmire," his newest book is sure to please.
Army Pfc. Timothy C. McGruder recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
The sisters of the Alpha Omicron chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa recently exceeded their fundraising goal for the Savannah Walk to End Alzheimer's by 63 percent.
The Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation Inc., a local nonprofit corporation at 487 Limerick Road in Midway, held an open house Oct. 12.
Long County Sheriff's Office employees recently supported breast-cancer awareness by wearing matching pink T-shirts. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Cancer Society is encouraging individuals and organizations to show their support by wearing pink.
The fourth Annual Midway fly-in drew a crowd Saturday to Steve Berg's grass runway called Berg Park Aerodrome on Old Gress Island Road in Midway. Fixed-wing aircraft, ultra-lights and remote control plane ruled the skies over the 2,400-foot runway.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling authors Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander will headline the 2014 Savannah Book Festival, set for
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.