'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.
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.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager Ken Howard and Homeless Prevention Program coordinator Daisy Jones invited representatives from the Savannah Veterans Affairs Primary Care Clinic to hold information sessions Monday morning in the Community Development training room.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host Walter Reeves, the Georgia Gardener, at the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
Sandra Bullock has boldly gone where no actor has gone before in her new film, "Gravity," which transports viewers to outer space and utilizes new filming technology.
Another part of local history has been preserved by the Dorchester Village Civic Center's board of directors.
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The other night, I enjoyed a microwave corn dog.
Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: Your ego might be hurt when a colleague turns down your offer to help. But accept it as a rejection of your offer, not of you. A friend from the past could re-emerge by week's end.
The Dolphin Project invites the public to "Dolphins & Desserts" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
Volunteers and rescue dogs had bittersweet partings Saturday when 50 pilots flew nearly 300 four-legged passengers out of MidCoast Regional Airport. It was the largest animal-rescue operation in Liberty County, according to organizers.
Probate Judge Nancy Aspinwall was the guest speaker for the September Goldenheirs meeting.
When we first moved to Liberty County in 1971, we met the owners of Fussell and Sons Furniture Company, an old business in Hinesville. We became very well-acquainted with Mr. and Mrs. Fussell and their son, Kenny.
The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival returns to J.F. Gregory Park for its 15th year from Oct. 18-20 with headlining bands Drivin' and Cryin' and Collective Soul.