How many times have we heard someone knock at your door, saw who it was, but cleaned up a bit before we let them in?
FORSYTH - Hang up your feeders and they will come. Ruby-throated hummingbirds and other avian acrobats are returning to Georgia from their wintering grounds to the south.
At a lecture in Athens more than five years ago I was introduced to a beautiful woman with whom I had in common a river. Susan Majette Murphy was born in Jesup, just down the road from my home in Baxley, and had also grown up swimming, skiing and otherwise loving the Altamaha River.
They're back! Yes, the Singing Shepherds are ready for another concert.
NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball players and owners agreed Friday to more frequent drug testing and increased - but not total - authority for the program's outside administrator.
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Two more patients with burns from an explosion at a Georgia sugar refinery have been released from the hospital.
The Laymen Ministry of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, where Dr. James L. Evans is pastor, will have its annual Lay Day Service on Sunday, April 20, at 4 p.m.
Anthony Jerimyah Blalock was born on April 3 at 7:45 p.m. to Jasmine Blalock of Philadelphia, Pa., and Anthony Blalock of Georgetown, Texas. He was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20-1/4 inches. His maternal grandmother is Sheridan Harris of Philadelphia. His paternal grandparents are Derwin and Carol Puckerin of Georgetown. He is welcomed by his sisters, Anastacia Boone and Arielle Puckerin, and his brother, Stephan Boone.
A doggie fun day and yard sale to benefit the Liberty Humane Shelter will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at the YMCA field. Prizes will be awarded for best costume, biggest and smallest dog, prettiest dog, prissiest dog, and owner look-a-like. Microchips will be available for $20, the rabies clinic for $8, obedience training and agility training presentations, doggie baths and nail painting. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 876-3647 or visit www.libertyhumaneshelter.com.
A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
Selena's Hair Studio will be hosting a hair and fashion showcase at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at the Midway Civic Center. Tickets are $10 each. For more information, call 408-2080.
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
Editor, Our country is in a precarious position. Our government is intruding in our personal lives, and our religions are under attack. The government is ignoring the invasion from south of the border, as well as the dangers imposed by ISIS and other terrorist groups.
A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.
This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.
Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.
Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
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"Bourbon," master distiller Phil Prichard said, "by its very nature, is a traditional American spirit. And, of course, I always like to talk about bourbon."
Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office included:
For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
A fatal wreck Saturday afternoon on Highway 301 in Long County appears to have ties to an incident that occurred at a Richmond Hill hotel earlier that day.
Liberty County High School is trying to win $100,000 and a concert from The Band Perry.