Following the professional path of a parent isn't always easy, especially if that career is acting. Brothers Clint and Ron Howard long ago escaped their father's acting shadow, with Ron starring in two popular TV shows, "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Happy Days," and going on to become one of Hollywood's most respected directors.
Over the past four months, the Armstrong Police Department at Armstrong Atlantic State University collected nearly 500 pounds of unused prescription drugs.
From staff reports
The big ones were biting for more than 230 children who participated in a kids' fishing event Saturday at Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond, but it wasn't just little ones who enjoyed a day on the pond.
Liberty County political pioneer and well-known resident Lyndol Anderson died Saturday after dealing with mounting medical problems.
Women of all backgrounds were honored at the Talented and Educated Leading Ladies' (TELL) inaugural banquet and showcase May 10 at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Emma Davis, 12, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant to be held July 3-5 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta.
To honor fathers, their golf is free after noon on Sunday, when someone also pays for 18 holes and a golf cart. For more information, call 912-315-9115.
Liberty County's annual summer lunch program returns Monday to provide free noon meals to kids across the county.
While browsing through the reference section of our local Live Oak Public Library, I saw a small book entitled "The Riceboro Poems, A Biography of Place."
Navy Seaman Johnathan J. Esterbrook recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Esterbrook also was meritoriously promoted to his current rank.
About 50 women attended the Community of Inspired Women's first public MERGE event Tuesday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Liberty Regional Medical Center and Fort Stewart's Winn Army Hospital partnered with Morale, Welfare and Recreation for the first Community Outdoor Heath Expo on Saturday at Holbrook Pond for soldiers, families and civilians. The expo offered cholesterol, glucose, blood-pressure and HIV screenings as well as physical activity and nutrition education given by MEDDAC and LRMC.
In 2013, the independent drama "Short Term 12" quickly made the festival rounds and emerged as quite a darling.
William John Wood of Hinesville has been selected for the 2014 Young Gamechangers program.
Award-winning blues artist Janiva Magness and her band performed a free concert Friday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The concert served as a run-up to next month's Blues and BBQ festival in Hinesville. Magness, who said she is influenced by musicians like Etta James and Koko Taylor, has won four blues music awards, including the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award.
Dozens of area residents presented to donate at Friday's Battle of the Badges blood drive, according to Laura Troutman, Liberty County human-resources specialist and health-promotion leader.
Turkey platters abound on the top shelf in my kitchen. There are all kinds: tin, white glass, clear glass, colored china and thick plastic. Some may be alike, but most have different scenes with a large, colorful turkey in the center. I think I have at least 30. I just cannot help myself when I see a pretty one that is cheap and colorful.
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
The Hineshouse Project Resident Services Department partnered with AmeriGroup to host the 2014-15 Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 1, along with several vendors from the Liberty County area. Food, drinks and schools supplies were distributed to over 250 community residents.
Children, ages 3-12, can put their artistic talents to work and design the perfect bowling pin for Stewart Bowling Center. There's no charge, and prizes will be awarded.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Trevion-Marcel D. Johnson recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hosted a familiarization tour in July with visitor-information specialists from the Georgia Visitors Centers in Savannah and Kingsland.
"The Expendables 3," now in theaters, continues the franchise featuring well-known action-movie icons of the 1980s and 1990s in an attempt to recapture their glory days. I thought the first movie was average, the second movie was actually better-than-average, but the third movie falls by the wayside.
Small jars and bottles fill the cabinet above our stove, while larger jars and bottles line the inside door of our refrigerator. These condiments are necessary nuisances when it comes to spicing up or seasoning the foods we enjoy.
The Rotary Club of Hinesville received a visit from Rotary District 6920 Gov. Ted Thompson at its weekly meeting Tuesday.
Maggie Batson has been chosen to be featured in Discovery Girls magazine for 2015.
Blues artist Janiva Magness will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has soaked the nation from head to toe in water that is too cold to drink.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.