Many people who dined at Chili's restaurant in Hinesville yesterday helped city firefighters raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Chili's donated 10 percent of its sales Tuesday to the firefighters' MDA fundraising campaign.
On Friday morning when Mayor Jim Thomas asked Lyman Hall Elementary students what freedom meant to them, a roar rose from the crowd of children who stood waving American flags. One young, enthusiastic voice rang out above the rest.
Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001? It seems every American old enough to remember the terrorist attack on the nation has an answer. Those who participated in Thursday's Freedom Walk on Fort Stewart were no different.
A check for $10,000 was presented last week to the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. Retired Development Officer Sheriff Sid Roberts of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association accepted the donation at The Rusty Pig Restaurant in Glennville.
For every advancement in technology, it seems a new trouble is sure to follow, and cell phones are not exempt from this scenario. Though they enjoyed anonymity for dozens of years, cell phone numbers may soon be doomed to enter the public sphere, and with such publicity comes the unwanted attention of telemarketers.
Country singer Brantley Gilbert put on a show Friday for an enthusiastic Long County crowd. "He was great. I love his music. He's is so fine," Brooke Stapleton said. Gilbert, who recently made a name for himself in Nashville, appeared at the Clubhouse at Rye Patch and sang songs from his newest CD, "Modern Day Prodigal Son." Gilbert's popularity began to soar earlier this year when he teamed up with Chappell Publishing, and his original ...
All the way from Wrexham, Wales, Sarah Pugh, a Georgia Rotary Student Program participant, spoke to the Hinesville club Tuesday about her experience studying in the United States.
Several hundred soldiers, military spouses and their dependents browsed the semiannual Community Showcase on Wednesday at Club Stewart. The showcase's 67 participants offered military families information on recreational activities, support services and educational programs available in Southeast Georgia and nearby Florida.
The Rotary Club of Hinesville is sponsoring a fans for seniors program, spearheaded by Jim Johns of Express Signs. This year, more than 50 fans have been distributed to seniors. Those needing fans were identified through the Coastal Courier, Senior Citizens Inc., Manna House and St. Philip's Episcopal Church. The program will be open to seniors again next year.
Beside the Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center, shaded by a large oak tree, sits a gray hut collaboratively built by members of the community and other friends and volunteers from across the world.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, awarded its Annie B. Givens scholarships to five area seniors over the summer.
More than 100 people gathered in Riceboro early Sunday for a historical baptism ceremony at one of the oldest, if not the only, traditional baptismal sites left in Liberty County.
A few women at First Baptist Church are using their sewing talents to help others. They have formed a group, comprised of exerpeinced and beginner seamstresses, and they meet from 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday in the Phillips Building.
Hinesville's gospel sensation Terry Newsome is currently in Nashville, Tenn., for the Just Plain Folks Music Awards, where he has been nominated for awards in the categories of Best Album, Best Gospel Song and Best Urban Gospel Song for songs featured on his 2007 album "Mo Soul Music."
LUDOWICI - The Long County Relay for Life ended its year on Aug. 20 with a wrap up party honoring all teams and participants.
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.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.