Colorful autumn leaves attract visitors to Georgia's state parks every year, according to Kim Hatcher, public affairs coordinator with Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites.
Halloween cemetery tours, including actors and storytellers, will be held Friday, Oct. 19, in the Midway historical cemetery.
The contents of this article were summarized and taken directly from the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce minutes.
Christina Mason and Dixie Bridges were the overall winners of the 2012 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant held Sept. 29 at Long County High School in Ludowici.
Though she's years away from college, Liberty County High School freshman and aspiring veterinarian Courtney Kuelling already has a foundation in caring for animals, thanks to 4-H programming.
Rush, Deep Purple, Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among the group of first-time nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
It has a new metal roof, but the plaster walls, blackboards and nearly all of the wooden floors and ceilings are original. The Dorchester Consolidated School has been preserved and now serves as the Dorchester Village Civic Center.
Our local waterways need you. You see, we are the ones who make these waterways - big and small - dirty. Unfortunately, the biggest threat to our rivers, streams, creeks and wetlands is us and the litter and debris that we generate every day. There are many things we can do to prevent water pollution in Liberty County, and one such opportunity is just around the corner. By participating in Keep Liberty Beautiful's seventh annual Rivers Alive cleanups on Saturday, Oct. 27, we can all fight litter before it gets too far downstream.
Tickets are on sale for "Clue: the Musical," based on the Parker Brothers board game. Tickets are $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight. The price includes a family-style dinner.
Thursday night's sunset over Liberty County was a puff of cotton-candy clouds, a fitting backdrop for the second-annual Hinesville Farmers Market Go Pink Night.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A local archaeologist is planning the first major excavation of Creek Indian towns along the Ocmulgee River since digs at the Ocmulgee National Monument mounds during the Depression. The first of three excavations is slated for a popular park within the Macon city limits.
One of the most original films of the year is in theaters now. It's called "Looper," and - believe it or not - I'll give you everything you need to know about this sci-fi thriller without any spoilers. Most of what I'll tell you about this exciting new film is revealed within the first act.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week with its annual Okefenokee Festival from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
The Long County Fatherhood Walk-A-Thon on Friday in Ludowici drew plenty of dads and even a few moms. About 70 people - including Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway - gathered for the event, which was conducted by the Long County Head Start program.
The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.
On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.
My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."
Celeste Betton - an Army spouse, worship leader, choir director and pre-K teacher's assistant who has a passion for singing and a love for music - has been in San Antonio to compete against five others in the 2014 Operation Rising Star competition.
Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.
Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.
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Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.
Many years ago, about 1988-2001, I wrote long letters to a dozen elderly shut-ins each week. I sent each of the 12 a copy of the same letter.
Willie J. Inman Sr. of Hinesville recently received an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Sound Doctrine Bible Seminary in LaGrange.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
Walthourville residents and visitors gathered Saturday at the municipality's city hall to officially light the town Christmas tree and enjoy some holiday-themed entertainment and refreshments.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Charzetta R. Quarterman, a graduate of Liberty County High School and a senior justice-study major at Georgia Southern University, spoke at the 22nd annual New Member Recognition Event for the Golden Key Honour Society on Nov. 16. Quarterman is the social director of the Golden Key.