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 ...
In the cool of the morning, Henry Relaford leaned forward on an old push-plow. His strong, rugged hands pushed hard against the wooden handles, making the rusty big wheel turn and allowing the razor-sharp blade to cut through the soil.
Some accounting students devote their time to learning how to steal money. And law enforcement officials have to experience tazings and pepper sprays before they can carry those items on their belts - but the way crime procedures are presented on TV is a "bunch of horse hockey."
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
April 20 to May 20: Bravo to the determined bovine. While others might give up, you continue to search for answers. Expect your taurean tenacity to begin paying off by week's end.
The numerous cultures represented in the Hinesville area were celebrated Saturday at the annual Small World Festival at Bryant Commons.
Two Liberty County School System art teachers participated April 27 in the Savannah College of Art and Design Sidewalk Arts Festival, and their creativity was featured on the Huffington Post.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Scores of Keller Williams Realty associates from Hinesville, Richmond Hill and Pooler donated their time and energy Thursday to cleaning up the grounds and facilities at Gabriel's House, a foster-care facility off Highway 84, east of the Highway 196 cut-off.
There were many wealthy plantations in Liberty County in 1860. Rice was the main crop, and the plantations were mainly along the coastal regions. Many plantation owners joined the army for the Civil War, and that left the master's wife in charge of managing the plantations.
The 2013 Miss Ludowici Pageant was held May 4 at Long County High School.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.