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.
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.
Goodwill of the Coastal Empire and Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia are teaming up to donate clothing and household items to the annual Good Turn Day Drive on Oct. 26.
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.
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.
The recent dog wash fundraiser at PawParazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa raised more than $500 towards the building of the new Bryan County Bark Park, as board members confirm that land-clearing and building will start soon.
For the first time in its 62-year history, Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will hold its annual barbecue Nov. 3 in conjunction with a homecoming celebration and playground dedication.
A Statesboro civil-rights attorney and Pembroke pastor has been elected the newest leader of the Georgia State Conference NAACP.
Ameris Bank's fourth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is collecting non-perishable food items this month.
The other night, I enjoyed a microwave corn dog.
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.
In spite of unseasonably high temperatures on Saturday morning, the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 14th annual Pumpkin Patch was the picture of fall splendor - and hundreds of visitors came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy it.
Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named St. Clair and Willie Granderson home on Boyd Drive in the Melrose subdivision the yard of the month for October. The Grandersons also received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery as part of the award.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters are swapping their normal blue uniform T-shirts for bright-pink shirts in October to support the fight against breast cancer.
During the past year - my first as an American citizen - I have learned about a whole new set of public holidays.