Comedian, songwriter and Florida native Jim Stafford started his career in the mid-1970s with a song called "Spiders and Snakes," which listed those critters that many people don't like. Another arachnid surely on the list is the scorpion.
Public art used to be monuments and statues. This form of community expression has evolved to encompass architecture, sidewalk chalk-art festivals, ornate lighting, murals and more.
According to the movie's official website, "Lawless," which opened last weekend, is "the true story of the infamous Bondurant brothers (who were) bootlegging siblings who made a run for the American dream in Prohibition-era Virginia. In this epic outlaw tale, inspired by author Matt Bondurant's family in his novel 'The Wettest County in the World,' the loyalty of three brothers is put to the test against the backdrop of the nation's most notorious crime wave."
A Georgia Child Identification Program event will run 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Hinesville Lodge No. 271 at 933B E.G. Miles Parkway.
Dozens of families made their way Saturday to Fort McAllister State Historic Park to visit with Civil War re-enactors, tour the fort and enjoy various activities during the third annual Labor Day Family Festival.
NEW YORK - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe lost his way kayaking in the waters off New York's Long Island and was picked up by a U.S. Coast Guard boat and ferried to a harbor, officials said Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - Michael Clarke Duncan was one big, irresistible jumble of contradictions.
Visitors meandered around Fort Morris Historic Site overlooking the Medway River in Sunbury on Monday to learn how early U.S. patriots toiled and entertained themselves long before Labor Day was an official federal holiday.
Archery season for deer hunters begins Sept. 8. Before most eager hunters head for the woods, however, they'll need to take a safety class.
Eclectic work from four artists with local ties will be featured in the Hinesville Area Arts Council's September exhibition, which opens Thursday.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your ideas earn you the respect of your colleagues. But you'll have to present some hard facts and figures if you hope to persuade those who make the big decisions to support you.
Bicyclist Palmer Dasher gave a presentation during the Goldenheirs meeting Aug. 7 at in Hinesville.
The S.T.A.R. program of Hinesville recently was named the company's top program in the nation.
Ludowici class reunion: The Ludowici High School Classes of 1940-55 will have their annual reunions at 3 p.m.
The Community Showcase and Travel Shows will be from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Hunter Club and from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Club Stewart ballroom.
The 18th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade rolls through downtown Hinesville starting at 6:30 Friday evening.
A fixture of most churches is a musician playing a piano off to the side just about every Sunday as the congregation and choir sing praises to God.
Two Christmas-themed events will be held in the next two weeks in Ludowici.
Members of the Liberty Independent Troop donated $5,000 toward the construction of the Veterans Memorial Walk to be built at Bryant Commons. To date, $97,200 has been donated for construction of the veterans memorial.
Air Force Airman Benjamin L. Wooten recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
With assistance from Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray and Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and his employees delivered many Thanksgiving meal baskets to area families in need.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
For the ninth consecutive year, canons sounded at Fort Morris on Nov. 22 in observance of the annual "Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War encampment in Sunbury, where Col. John McIntosh once refused to surrender to the British. However, for the first time ever, the living-history event highlighted young people this year.
Long County secretary Charlotte McGinn recently was selected as the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Southeast District Secretary of the Year. McGinn was nominated by Kasey Bozeman, who is the coordinator for the Southeastern District.
The "Hunger Games" series continues with the recently released third installment, "Mockingjay - Part 1," which goes the same route that worked for both the "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series: Split the final chapter into two parts to milk the proverbial cash cow.
The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.