Lifelong Liberty County resident Meredith Devendorf knows a picture is worth 1,000 words. Recently, she dug up images of damage caused by a massive hurricane that struck the Georgia coast in 1983, pictures of Liberty County during its post-Civil War reconstruction period and snapshots of shark hunts, community gatherings and past Fort Stewart soldiers.
Although many educators claim teaching is in their blood, few mean it literally. But, Amanda Durden, Bradwell Institute chorus and music teacher and Liberty County School System's 2010-11 teacher of the year, said her talent really does come from her parents, both of whom were teachers for many decades.
Although it means the Liberty County School System will see a decrease in tax revenue this year, the Board of Education voted unanimously to advertise the millage rate at 15.6 mills.
The city of Riceboro and the Hampton Island Reserve will host the third annual Ricefest this weekend to celebrate the grain for which the city was named.
Eight Liberty County schools made the state Department of Education's list of Title 1 Distinguished Schools, which means they have met Adequate Yearly Progress for more than three years in a row.
Scotty Hutchinson, 78, was a paratrooper in the Korean War nearly 60 years ago and served in the Army for many years after that. And he still prefers to surround himself with soldiers. In fact, Hutchinson said, the older he gets, the more he enjoys the company of fellow veterans.
At its Tuesday meeting, the Liberty County Commission approved a motion to begin the clearing and grading stage for a three-building, 206,787-square-foot manufacturing facility in the Tradeport East Business Park across from the Target Distribution Center.
The Liberty County Health Department will be administering free H1N1 flu vaccines Saturday at a health fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Liberty Regional Medical Center, where residents can receive a variety of additional health services.
Dr. David Hurst Thomas, author, archaeologist and curator for the American Museum of Natural History, told Liberty County residents Tuesday that he has spent his life digging his way across the country, but St. Catherines Island has an irresistible intrigue he doesn't often see.
Spc. Leah Robinson, a 3rd Infantry Division soldier at Fort Stewart, stood Tuesday facing a brightly painted wall as the ground literally shook beneath her.
Although Hinesville has long been a military friendly community, this will be the city's first year for a Veterans Day Parade.
On Friday night in downtown Hinesville, wicked witches and creepy goblins lurked around every corner as pirates, princesses and petite bumblebees invaded local shops and eateries. But scary or sweet, the costumed crusaders were after one thing: candy.
A life-size statue made of plastic milk bottles will soon tower over the entrance of Midway Middle School, which may remind students to drink more of milk. However, the "milk man" symbolizes more than good nutrition.
As the Liberty campus of Brewton-Parker College goes forth with preparations to close at the end of this semester, there is still no decision on what will happen to the actual facility.
According to Denese Register, resource development coordinator for the Red Cross, the organization spent more than $215,000 in Liberty County during the past year, aiding families who have endured a natural disaster or fire.