Last week, I told you about Old Mac, Samuel McWhir Varnedoe, the strict schoolteacher as remembered by Cornelia Jones Pond, one of his students. Here is more information about the man, his life and family.
Anna Phillips has been making quilts for a long time. An avid supporter of animal shelters, Phillips had started working on a quilt depicting kittens and puppies she planned to donate to the Liberty Humane Shelter and the project soon took on a personal meaning.
Frank Long Elementary students collected box tops to raise money for the school. Every year students choose a goal to work toward. This year Principal Judy Hellgren would spend one second in a makeshift jail for every box top collected. The students collected 11,462 box tops. The funds will go toward such student programs as lunch bunch, honor roll rewards and behavior incentives.
In honor of County Government Month in Liberty County, Donald Lovette, chairman of the Liberty County Commission, invited members of the 2013 class of Young Adult Leadership Liberty to the commission's April 18 meeting.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council's sweetest event drew about 500 attendees Tuesday to sample 3,300 cupcakes in an assortment of flavors.
Tom Cruise is back on the big screen, following up his work in "War of the Worlds" and "Minority Report" by returning to science fiction with "Oblivion," now in theaters.
No driver wants to see blue lights in the rearview mirror or hear a siren coming from behind the car, but kids appear to be fascinated by emergency vehicles' colorful lights and blaring sirens.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 565 W. Oglethorpe Hwy. 912-408-1000 The Croods (PG) Fri. 5, 7:20, 9:40 Sat.,Sun. 12:15, 2:40, 5, 7:20, 9:40 Mon.-Thurs. 5, 7:20, 9:40 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13) Fri. 4, 7, 10 Sat.,Sun. 1, 4, 7, 10 Mon.-Thurs. 4, 7, 10 Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (PG-13) Fri. 4:15, 7:10, 9:50 Sat.,Sun. 1:15, 4:15, 7:10, 9:50 Mon.-Thurs. 4:15, 7:10, 9:50 Evil Dead (R) Fri. 4:50, 7:10, 9:30 Sat.,Sun. 12:30, 2:40, ...
A group of local teens will be making a trip overseas to spread the message of Jesus Christ this summer.
Only a few desserts excite me - my wife's special banana pudding, blackberry cobbler and fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies. If biscuits are served with a meal, I save mine for later then enjoy it with local honey or cane syrup. That's my typical dessert.
Friends, family and even strangers turned out at J.F. Gregory Park on Friday evening in honor of Evan Nelms, the 5-year-old Richmond Hill boy who died recently after battling leukemia for the past year.
With an Eiffel Tower skyline painted on the walls of their high school gymnasium, juniors and seniors of Long County High School danced and partied Saturday for one of their last times as classmates.
April 20 to May 20: Patience continues to be a virtue for the divine bovine. So as eager as you might be to get things moving, remember that time is on your side. Make good use of it.
Living in coastal Georgia can present unique opportunities. Discovering an alligator living in your subdivision might be one of those.
Abby Denise Moore, 31, needs a kidney. Moore, who lives in Hinesville, has two autistic children, daughter A'Miya, 7, and son Malachi, 4. "Have you ever faced a serious chronic illness? Have you ever become overwhelmed by the restrictive costs to treat your illness? Have you ever had to rely on your family and friends to make a difference on your behalf? I am facing all of these conditions at once, and I need your ...
The Liberty Theatre Company will perform Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" at 7 nightly May 17-18 and at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Doors open a half-hour before showtime.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
Hinesville saxophonist Bernard Rose will commemorate the release of his second studio album next month, but he also hopes his music will help him pay it forward.
Wolf Animal Hospital of Jesup and the Liberty County Fire Services Station 15 recently provided an animal clinic for area residents.
The National Day of Prayer was observed locally Thursday morning on the front steps of the Historic Liberty County Courthouse.
The American flag was the topic of discussion during the Goldenheirs' March meeting.
Airman Basic D'Marius Moye has graduated from basic training in San Antonio, Texas.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with Preservation Month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
Earth Day recently was recognized in Allenhurst as Boy Scouts from Troop 500 planted 10 dogwoods donated by Keep Liberty Beautiful Director Sara Swida at town hall.
Five generations of Ellis "Pete" Gordon's family gathered Saturday at the National Guard Armory to commemorate their patriarch's contribution to the Liberty Independent Troop's rich history.
Bernard and Sheila Barnard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 4. The couple married in Nahunta First Baptist Church in 1963, and they have two children: Bernie Barnard Jr. and his wife Kim, who live in Pooler, and Bruce Barnard and his wife Angie, who live in Vidalia. The Barnards have five grandchildren and one great-grandson.