Walthourville showed its appreciation for soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines on Armed Forces Day with its fourth annual Military Appreciation Day celebration Saturday.
Frank Cochran Drive runs between U.S. 84 in Hinesville and Gulick Avenue in the heart of Stewart's garrison area, crossing E.G. Miles Parkway and Fort Stewart's Gate 8.
Tropical Storm Alberto, which swept the Georgia and South Carolina coasts with wind and rain Saturday night and Sunday morning, was an unusual May storm, but not something unheard of, according to Al Sandrik, warning coordinator meteorologist with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency in Jacksonville.
The Hinesville city council approved a request Thursday to rezone 4.6 acres at 310 W. Memorial Drive, clearing the way for a 72-unit apartment complex.
Coastal Georgia is overdue to be hit by a hurricane, making it imperative for coastal residents to be prepared for the worst, according to Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges.
Part of the Army's plan to reduce its active duty force from 570,000 to 490,000 includes new re-enlistment guidelines that tell commanders to keep only the best soldiers, said Col. Kevin Milton, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
Hunting, fishing and boating are endless sources of fun for those who participate. Outdoor sports also are part of a billion-dollar industry for the Peach State, according to Michael Spencer of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's license and boat registration unit. "(Georgia) get(s) about $22 million a year from the sale of hunting and fishing licenses alone," Spencer said, explaining the money generated from licenses was a fraction of the economic impact of the outdoor recreation ...
Applications are being accepted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a new program designed to help unemployed veterans 35 to 60 years old.
Fort Stewart officials believe they can meet an ordered reduction in civilian force without layoffs, according to Col. Kevin Milton, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander.
No one responded to Midway City Councilman Terry Doyle's 30-day challenge to show evidence that a Midway Police officer had written anyone a ticket for speeding less than 5 miles per hour over the posted speed limit.
The Hinesville City Council authorized submission of three community development applications during its Thursday meeting.
The sword of responsibility has been passed, and the Vanguards of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, have a new senior enlisted leader.
A Ludowici resident who recently sold some silver ingots at a buyer's road show is claiming the items were paid for with a bad check.
It may not be a super-aerobic calorie-burner, but it does help participants feel better. Each Thursday, senior citizens gather at the Liberty County Senior Activity Center for a weekly workout that involves weights, flex bands and good health. "We were trying to exercise with a TV program, but we couldn't keep up with them," said Charlotte McGregory, who volunteers as assistant program director for the Senior Center's exercise program. "So, Herlyn (Rogers) came up with ...
Table XVIII, a battalion-level exercise, is not new by Army standards. However, it was new to the current crop of "Glory's Guns" troops on Wednesday.
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.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Winn Army Community Hospital's Department of Public Health and Fort Stewart's Dental Activities Command teamed up last month to teach healthy habits to children at Stewart's child-development centers as part of Winn's observance of Month of the Military Child.
Four more eastern redbud trees have been planted at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, bringing the total number of living monuments to 457. The newly planted trees memorialize the service of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers, who were honored in a formal ceremony Thursday morning.
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.
American Nurses Association members representing Liberty Regional Medical Center, Winn Army Community Hospital and Best Care Health Center joined Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas on Thursday as he signed a proclamation recognizing May 6-12 as National Nurses Week.
A request for specific intelligence software that was later rescinded by the requestor, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command-South in Afghanistan, received an official explanation Thursday from an Army spokesman at the Pentagon.
A May 14 Department of Defense news release announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's directive that furloughs will begin for DoD civilians after July 8. Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson confirmed that civilian personnel managers at Stewart are preparing for the furloughs but noted that details had to be worked out locally.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
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.
One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Approved and proposed changes to the military's Tricare health-care program dramatically could affect military retirees living near Fort Stewart, according to Jeff Loomis, access assistant care manager at Winn Army Community Hospital.
The National Day of Prayer was observed locally Thursday morning on the front steps of the Historic Liberty County Courthouse.
The Hinesville City Council approved two actions Thursday to promote the development of a seniors' independent-living apartment community on Memorial Drive.