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.
Local veterans gathered at VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville last Saturday for a flag retirement ceremony, which was conducted by Post 6602 and American Legion Post 168.
GeorgiaCares, a program administered by the Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, will have training for volunteers at the Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Lunch will be provided.
The Youth Department of Mill Creek Baptist Church is sponsoring a benefit gospel concert to help defray the medical cost of two young ladies who were afflicted with incurable diseases. The program is scheduled for Sunday, March 28 at 4 p.m. at the church located at 327 Mill Creek Church Road, Ellabell.
I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
DELAWARE, Ohio - Nola Johnson of Midway graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University on May 11 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
With all the changes that have been happening around Timber Trail there is probably one that may have gone unnoticed by many.
Amazingly, this is my 100th English Rose in Georgia column for the Bryan County News, and as long as they keep printing it and you keep reading it, I will carry on writing it! For a bit of fun I thought I would share a few of quirky facts and musings about numbers and the number 100 - on both sides of the pond.
Note The following is from Family Promise member Aviva Goelman Rice.:
Are you looking for a way to burn more calories in a small amount of time? Many of us have busy schedules therefore making it impossible to get an hour workout in at the gym. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) offers a fantastic alternative. You can cut down your hour to a mere 20 minutes and still burn hundreds of calories while shedding fat and building muscle.
Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name Tuesday, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.
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