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Spooky Places You NEED to See this October in Liberty County

October is ending which means Halloween is almost upon us! Folklore tells us that on Halloween night, the “veil” between our world and the ghost world is thin making it more likely to see apparitions of the past. So, what better time than now to explore some spooky and eerie places?! Photo by Katrina Barrow…

A Wicked Good Recipe to Celebrate Fall Y’all!

The weather is finally cooling down and fall has officially settled in here in Liberty County which means pumpkins! Pumpkin flavored anything is a must during this time of year so we asked our local baker and friend, Judi Mills (owner of Southern Sweets Café & Bakery), if she had a recipe using pumpkin she…

Learning the Art of Cane-Grinding in Liberty County

The weather is cooler, and cane-grinding time is here. This is something most young people usually only know about from an agricultural exhibit. When I was growing up in Long County a “few years ago,” it was common for farmers to grind cane and cook syrup. This was a great time for the community to…

Birding in Liberty County

Birding in Liberty County Liberty County has the perfect environment for birds to settle, nest and breed. With wide open marshes, waterways, beautiful trees and more offer a great place for dozens of different varieties of birds to take up shop! It is not surprising that we are surrounded by an abundance of the feathered…

5 Tips to Help You Beat the Heat

Summer vacation in Liberty County may be winding down for students, but summer temperatures are still in full effect. Anyone who has been outside lately knows the combination of high heat and even higher humidity is enough to drive many back indoors. That said, we can’t avoid leaving our homes. It’s hot, but the world…