This weekend, Liberty Cinemas will offer "Gran Torino" (R at 4:30, 7:20, 10) "The Unborn" (PG-13 at 5:30 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10 p.m.) "Taken" (PG-13 at 4:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:50 p.m.); "Inkheart" (PG-13 at 4:05 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:40 p.m.); "Notorious" (PG-13 at 4:05 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:55 p.m.); "New in Town" (PG at 4 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:20 p.m.); "The Uninvited" (PG-13 at 4:30 p.m., 7:15 ...
Jan. 20 will forever be etched in history. So Joseph Martin Elementary School Principal Sue Tolley and staff wanted to make sure their students would have memories of the day when America swore in its first African-American president.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center attracted more than 250 people for its recent Winterfest celebration, despite the cold temperatures.
Victoria Ten Broeck, community manager of the American Cancer Society, recently presented signs to local educators acknowledging local schools' work for cancer awareness. Principals from participating schools received the signs acknowledging contributions to the 2008 Relay for Life campaign. The 2009 Relay for Life will be May 8-9.
Parents, would you like your child to score 50 points higher on the SAT without spending an extra dime?
Liberty County High School after-school graduation test tutoring –– Through March 19, 3:15-4:15 pm.; science on Tuesday and Thursday, English on Monday and Wednesday, math on Monday and Wednesday, social studies on Monday and Tuesday, and writing on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you have questions, call the school at 876-4316.
Editor, My good friend always says, "Voters get what they deserve."
Editor: I would like to congratulate The Heritage Bank on being one of 34 banks in Georgia to receive the IDC Financial Publishing award as reported earlier this week.
My name is Raphael Semmes, and I'm glad to be a part of our community. By way of introduction, I grew up in Savannah, graduated from "the original" Savannah High School, went off to college at the Universities of Virginia (Charlottesville) and Georgia (Athens), came home after graduate school and the death of my father, and unexpectedly wound up taking his place as treasurer and credit manager for the family's wholesale hardware business.
Eight area museums will participate in this weekend's Super Museum Sunday.
Dianne Behrens, a curator at the one of the participants, the Midway Museum, said she's hoping as many as 150 people come through the colonial-era facility on Highway 17 in Midway.
Today's tumultuous housing market can be a dangerous place for residents living near foreclosed and real estate agency-owned properties.
Larry Baker, Walthourville mayor pro-tem, received certificates of recognition and achievement from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute on Jan. 25, during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta.
STATESBORO -- Ellen Susan has installed a unique exhibit, "Soldier Portraits," in the Center for Art and Theater at Georgia Southern University. The exhibit includes portraits of 42 soldiers who are currently serving in the U.S. military.
SAVANNAH - A year after he escaped badly burned from a huge blast at the nation's second-largest sugar refinery, Jamie Butler still needs physical therapy once a day to stretch the skin grafts on his arms, hands and legs.
He still takes painkillers. And he needs steroid injections to reduce scarring on his face, now covered by a black mask that applies healing pressure to the skin.
While I honestly can say I wasn't too impressed with last year's surprise hit "Divergent," its recently released sequel "Insurgent" is a slight improvement. But the series still continues to miss the boat.
Bradwell Institute's track teams continue to do well in competition. On March 14, the teams were in Waycross for the Swamp relays hosted by Ware County High School. The Lady Tigers placed third overall and the Tiger boys finished fifth overall in 16 events scored.
The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.
Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Many lessons can be drawn from the account of Moses given in the book of Exodus.
"Liberty and justice for all." These five words that conclude the Pledge of Allegiance are recited countless times every day across the United States, including every morning at your State Capitol in Atlanta.
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain.
Last week, I wrote about the power of words. I want to pick up on that theme one more time because I think it matters so much.
RUKLA, Lithuania - Cranes hoisted five U.S. Army tanks into Lithuania on March 15, marking the first time the two nations will train with tanks since 1990, when the country became an independent state.
You may be surprised to learn that people sometimes disagree with me. You may be equally surprised that sometimes I see their point in the disagreement. Sometimes I agree with that disagreement.
The gymnasium at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has extended troop levels in Afghanistan several months beyond the original drawdown plan, saying it will help Afghan security forces succeed during the upcoming fighting season.
Ludowici City Council modified the city's land development code at its March 10 meeting and learned the following week that a requested easement for the proposed McDonald's/Flash Foods had been approved.
Federal and state authorities apparently removed students from housing at a private school in Ludowici Wednesday afternoon.
The city of Hinesville invites all sixth-grade students in Liberty County to participate in the "If I Were Mayor, I Would . . ." essay contest.