After six years as president for the local Association of the United States Army, Luis Carreras handed the reins to Chess Merritt during a ceremony Wednesday that also celebrated the chapter's 50th anniversary.
The Long County Board of Education and Commission are participating in a summer meals program that provides free breakfasts and lunches for children younger than 18.
As the sun set on Fort Stewart's 4th of July celebration, providing relief from the heat, soldiers and their families flocked to the stage on Donovan Field where two national music acts rocked the crowd well into the evening.
The descendants of the late John and Carlene Cummings traveled to the mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on May 21 and they took the Coastal Courier. Family members from Hinesville, Savannah, Atlanta, Virginia and New Jersey made the trip.
Alissa Aguirre, 5, stood patiently in line as Anna-mime the Clown twisted and turned balloons into her favorite animal.
Fifteen students and scientists from New York spent June in the sweltering Georgia outback with one purpose: To dig. And dig. And dig.
Long County recently commemorated the nation's birthday with the 2009 Miss Independence Day Pageant in the Long County High School cafeteria.
Thomas Nathaniel Terry was born to Theresa and Michal Terry at 3:18 p.m. on May 30. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Thomas weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches.
The second annual "Larger Than Life" pageant was held May 23 at Long County High School. The contestants were presented to a panel of judges who scored them on appearance, poise and confidence.
Capitol Records recording artist the Dukes of Da'Ville recently surprised and delighted children at the St. James summer camp when they dropped in for an unexpected visit.
Despite a two-hour weather delay, Colt Ford put on a great show June 18 at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch in Long County for the fans who braved the rain.
On June 6, the LeConte-Woodmanston Rice Plantation's Super Saturday event featured Steve Hein, who lectured about the magnificient raptors of Georgia Southern University. Audience members were able to see the birds of prey up close and Marie Goodrich even got a picture taken with Freedom the bald eagle.
The former Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway recently got a new tin roof and interior upgrades - the first steps in a restoration planned for the structure, which is now the Dorchester Civic Center.
Steven Laboy sat next to his wife Sarah with one leg folded under the other on a double-stuffed couch at the Ronald McDonald house in Savannah on Friday night.
Once on a working plantation, Olin Fraser's white house on Court Street was built in 1839, used to sit on the same property as Bradwell Institute and is recorded on the national registry for its historic significance.
Scores of Keller Williams Realty associates from Hinesville, Richmond Hill and Pooler donated their time and energy Thursday to cleaning up the grounds and facilities at Gabriel's House, a foster-care facility off Highway 84, east of the Highway 196 cut-off.
There were many wealthy plantations in Liberty County in 1860. Rice was the main crop, and the plantations were mainly along the coastal regions. Many plantation owners joined the army for the Civil War, and that left the master's wife in charge of managing the plantations.
The 2013 Miss Ludowici Pageant was held May 4 at Long County High School.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
The Liberty Theatre Company will perform Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" at 7 nightly May 17-18 and at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Doors open a half-hour before showtime.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.