Born and raised in Midway, James Barrett was a regular student at Liberty County High School when someone told him he had a gift for poetry and asked if he ever considered rapping.
As people who wear the same camouflage uniform day in and out, five days a week, you could assume soldiers don't know much about dresses, particularly sequined ball gowns.
Rivers Alive, the anchor event for a season's worth of beautification and outdoor cleanup efforts sponsored by Keep Liberty County Beautiful, kicks off Saturday at dozens of sites around coastal Georgia.
Coastal Empire Council of Boy Scouts of America kicks off its celebration of the 100th anniversary scouting with an expo in Savannah this weekend.
Despite cool weather and a slight drizzle at times, thousands of area seafood aficionados trooped to Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park last weekend to get their hands on some coastal soul food.
According to organizer Kelli Mock, the 2009 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant was a success.
Nearly 30 riders braved the windy chill on Saturday morning to kick off the Mayors' Motorcade fundraiser with the city's third annual Cycles For Charity.
"Guten tag!" the enthusiastic cry rang out over downtown Hinesville as Zum Rosenhof German restaurant owners Anka and David Hinze ceremoniously tapped the first beer keg Friday night to kick off the city's Oktoberfest.
Despite a persistent rain Saturday, the 28th Long County Wildlife Festival was a success.
After a few weeks of work, a group Savannah College of Art and Design students have completed their massive, two-part art installation, which is designed to serve as a memorial to slaves who worked the land at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation. The exhibit is open to the public.
Sharon Baldwin, Haywood Banks, Gerri K. Brown and Charles Fields were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Hi-Fidelity Civic Club. The club's annual pageant raises funds to award scholarships and aid other charities in the community.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will have its semi-annual Fort Stewart Cemetery Council cemetery and historical site visit at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2.
Liberty County High School's 2010 homecoming queen, Desiree Garica, was crowned Friday night during halftime at the football game. She was escorted by Albert Garcia. Desiree is the daughter of Brian and Rubie Garcia. She plans to attend Univeristy of Georgia and become a pediatrician.
Efforts are already under way in Liberty County to ensure every child living in the area has a joyful holiday season.
The American Angels, LRC is a new local group of female motorcycle enthusiasts whose main goal is to support our troops and send care packages to deployed soldiers.
Rainy weather led to a lower turnout for this year's Good Friday Walk for Shelter than in the third-annual event's previous incarnations.
I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?
The Long County Relay for Life planning committee held a breakfast last Saturday to honor cancer survivors and caregivers.
Movies show in and around Liberty County in the coming week include:
Liberty County High School alum Donnie Pulliam recently earned a paid internship to The Gloucester Institute in Richmond, Va.
Salted sturgeon eggs ought to taste something like the mullet row I used to eat when I was a boy. But since caviar sells for about $50 an ounce, I'll never know.
Nearly 100 ladies from the Marne Community Spouses Club, Fort Stewart's all-ranks social club, met Jamie and Bobby Deen last week. Celebrity chef Paula Deen's sons took time out of their busy schedules to enjoy lunch with the group during a special event at Club Stewart.
Antonio Vonzell Sampson receives a Remington shotgun from Faye Morris, a member of The Battle Fighters. Sampson won the shotgun March 29 in a raffle held by the Battlefighters, a Relay for Life team.
SAVANNAH - International bestselling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery on Commerce Street in downtown Hinesville was packed with art-curious business people and artists seeking other artists Thursday during a reception and Liberty County Chamber of Commerce business-after-hours event.
The historical house a block from the Liberty County Courthouse was built in 1839 for Mrs. Mary Jane Hazzard Bacon, the widow of Major John Bacon, who had fought in the War of 1812 and died in 1833.
THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.
You've seen all three "Iron Man" flicks. You checked out "The Avengers" and the second "Thor" movie. Now, it's time to catch up with "the man out of time" in his solo sequel, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." How does this Marvel Studios movie measure up?
So-called military "brats" learn how to make friends quickly because they never know when they once again might have to say their goodbyes, move to a new town and enroll in a new school. They must carry on with growing up while their active-duty service-member parent or parents are away, focused on protecting the nation's interests. Military children are taught early on to be self-sufficient. During April, the Month of the Military Child, these kids' resiliency and sacrifices are recognized.