Former Liberty County School Superintendent Edgar Edwards, 83, has been recognized over the years for his dedicated service as an educator. Next week, Edwards and his older brother, Carroll Edwards, 85, of Claxton, 11 fellow World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran will be honored for their
A lot can change in 50 years. And a lot can stay the same. A newly erected building can fall into a state of dilapidation and later be restored to its former glory, a scenario that accurately depicts the history of the old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway. But time has done nothing to erode the bonds of the former students who came back to visit the site Friday night.
Richmond Hill Junior Girl Scout Troop 30270 members were at the Savannah-Hilton Head International airport on Friday to help pilot Rich Grayson load a plane with supplies bound for Haiti. The troop collected from generous donors more than $3,000 in personal care items which weighed approximately $475 pounds, to help Haitians still reeling from the Jan. 12 earthquake that an estimated 200,000 dead and more than 1 million people homeless.
Spc. Avery S. Cody, a native of Atlanta, is going into his sixth year with the U.S. Army. He's serving his second deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq.
Apostle Wilhelmenia E. Brown and the Faithful Temple Church are hosting a Week of the Young Child event today through April 17. As part of the national Week of the Young Child celebration, Hinesville is honoring children and those who make a difference in the lives of youth. All children need and deserve quality learning experiences that will prepare them for life, and communities must work together to provide those experiences.
Although Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary meeting drew a small audience, keynote speaker Clay Johnson delivered a powerful message on the plight of children in Ethiopia and what folks - some from Liberty County - are doing to meet the needs of many in the developing country.
An estimated 3,500 people converged on the grounds of J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday, April 3 to take part in festivities at the fourth-annual Easter Extravaganza.
Chili's restaurant in Hinesville had a "Give Back Night" for the Relay for Life team from Lewis Frasier Middle School.
Parachute rigger Pfc. Joshua Willey, 21, was recognized as March's soldier of the month for his "dedication and strong work ethic" by the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday.
Family members of 1st Brigade Headquarters Company soldiers deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, are giving back to their community by cooking dinner for families who are staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Savannah.
There have been several developments recently with the Pembroke garden Club. The pictures at left give the detaisl
N.A.A.C.P. Bryan County Branch will hold its monthly meeting at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Poplar St., Pembroke, on Monday, March 29 at 7 p.m. All are welcome and encouraged to attend; you do not have to be a member. Everyone has a voice. For more information, call Dave Williams at 660-7739.
Editor's note: The following announcements are from Relay for Life of Richmond Hill organizers. They've got a big weekend planned.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park will have a Civil War trust volunteer day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the park.
Meet Billy Miles: lifelong Pembroke resident, former councilman and banker. How long have you lived in Bryan County? I've lived in Pembroke since the fall of 1926, when I was three or four months old. This little town has been through a lot of changes through the years. There were only dirt roads back then. Pembroke is my home and I'll never leave it. I love the dear hearts and gentle people who live ...
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn ...
Santa Claus will visit from noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at PawParazzi, 11360 Ford Ave., for a photo fundraiser to support the Bryan County Bark Park.
It was in Georgia, on an evening in January, when Ellen parked her car in her uncle's driveway. She had just left Archie's dance studio. She took a deep breath, got out of her car, walked up the steps onto the front porch and knocked on the door. Her arms were tucked tightly.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
The November meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Barbara Minchey, who demonstrated setting up a worm-composting farm.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, which might be considered strange as I obviously did not grow up with this tradition back in England.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for November.
A group of Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans volunteered Saturday night at the So Many Angels Ball in Savannah. The ball is an annual charity fundraiser that supports spinal muscular atrophy. The charity was formed in 1999 after Richmond Hill infant twins, Cassidy and Skylar Swanson, were diagnosed with the disease.