Unlike a bass, which gulp down live bait or ambush an artificial lure, catfish like to tease a fisherman. That rascal will nibble at the bait just a little, sometimes pulling on it without clamping down.
Hinesville's Hokey Jackson, who lived in Athens and who Georgia Trend magazine dubbed one of the states sports legends in 2011, has apparently died.
The first-ever Ludafest, held Saturday at the Wildlife Festival site in Long County, combined elements from a rural craft festival with a hint of Woodstock for an event that drew a diverse multicounty crowd.
Twenty-six middle-school girls recently completed a week of leadership training as a part of the Emerging Young Leaders Initiative. The training is a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's signature initiative, which focuses on aspects such as leadership development, educational enrichment, civic engagement and character building. This training was sponsored locally by the Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Four Liberty County youths displayed their equestrian prowess at the 2014 Georgia 4-H State Horse Show June 11-14 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.
Anna Phillips likes to share her love for Georgia's natural beauty and historic places with the photographs she takes whenever she travels around the state.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners invites the public to attend the dedication of the John D. McIver Auditorium at the Liberty County East End Community Complex in Midway, at 5 p.m. Friday. This is in recognition for the commitment of McIver to the citizens of Liberty County in his service as mayor of Riceboro and as chairman of the Liberty County Commission.
It's hot outside.
When the plane carrying Pvt. James Green, a Georgia native, crashed in Alaska on Nov. 22, 1952, there were only 48 stars on the American flag, and Alaska still was a United States territory that had not yet been considered for statehood.
Pretty much every Liberty County native and most newcomers have passed by Anderson's Feed and Seed in Walthourville, and most probably have stopped a time or two to shop there. The store is different now than it was in years past, but it is still a busy place. This is a tribute to the lady who started the original business in 1958.
In a perfect world, I would be unemployed.
The 2014 Army Soldier Show, a live Broadway-style revue, is coming to Newman Fitness Center at Stewart on Saturday and to Tominac Fitness Center at Hunter next Monday. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. They are free and open to the public.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire discussed several big ideas during its Thursday meeting.
Shari Sheppard, a student at Lewis Frasier Middle School, was the winner of the city of Hinesville's "If I Were Mayor …" essay contest.
Three local students will get the chance Saturday to prove their talents in front of representatives from agencies from Atlanta, Los Angeles and New York City in hopes of becoming the next big star.
Three people with ties to our area recently completed basic military training, one from the Air Force and two with the Navy.
It was a busy summer for participants in the Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation.
Three months after its inaugural MERGE event, the Community of Inspired Women is expanding its outreach projects and monthly gatherings.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
The Kirk Healing Center's Board of Directors has named Hinesville resident Gale Curtis Dent as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
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.
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.