Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, said he has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual assault among 3rd ID soldiers, whether on post or off. The Marne Division commander spoke candidly during an interview at the Coastal Courier on Wednesday afternoon.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 will host its second annual 5K fun run/walk at 8 a.m. Saturday near the Historic Midway Church.
Basic training in 1973 at Fort Jackson, S.C., was not a culture shock to me. Daddy was a Marine, so I grew up under strict supervision and was used to being dropped for pushups or called a maggot.
Hinesville's Morning Glory Garden Club received help Thursday morning from the state's expert gardener. Walter Reeves, a.k.a, the Georgia Gardener, agreed to advise the garden club ladies about a special project they're working on at Fort Stewart's Pet Grooming
Walter Reeves, who is best known as the Georgia Gardener, served as the guest speaker Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress through People luncheon at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
A Sound off caller recently expressed concern regarding information in a Courier article about the city council's approval of the fiscal year 2014 budget, which included an increase in council members' personal contribution to the state's retirement system for government workers and elected officials.
Fort Stewart is reaching out to the civilian community, asking for female volunteers to serve as mentors to young female soldiers.
Back in the Stone Ages - before hot wings were invented to satiate armchair quarterbacks, and when pro-football games were on Friday, Saturday or Monday and did not interfere with Sunday church services - football fanatics chowed down pounds of cheese, summer sausage and tater chips during the game.
Hinesville City Council approved its fiscal year 2014 budget Thursday afternoon.
Col. Peter L. Jones, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-support, was promoted to brigadier general Friday afternoon in a formal ceremony held at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.
The fourth Annual Midway fly-in drew a crowd Saturday to Steve Berg's grass runway called Berg Park Aerodrome on Old Gress Island Road in Midway. Fixed-wing aircraft, ultra-lights and remote control plane ruled the skies over the 2,400-foot runway.
Influenza is contagious and can take the life of the very young, very old and those with a weakened immune system, said Maj. Mark Killibrew, chief of Preventive Medicine for Winn Army Community Hospital.
The 42nd Fires Brigade was activated Thursday on Fort Stewart.
Sometimes at a public gathering someone will privately comment on one of my food columns. Most are kind, telling me how much they agree with my assessment of steaks, seafood or certain restaurants. Others tell me up front I got it all wrong about which is better - North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City or St. Louis barbecue.
National wildlife refuges are closed due to the federal-government shutdown, including one of Georgia's seven natural wonders - the Okefenokee Swamp, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Fleming.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee set its agenda items for the year when it met Monday night.
Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier on Thursday announced his intent to run for mayor in the November election.
Hundreds of soldiers, military spouses and veterans gathered at Club Stewart on Thursday to link with 65 local, national and international employers for a hiring fair and veteran service-organization expo.
Gina Riddle doesn't think she does anything more than the other people in her community. Others disagree.
Community health-care facilities are expanding, and services are improving for civilians, veterans and military families. Medical facilities on and off post have seen growth in the past year, and more improvements are planned for this year.
Local residents lined both sides of Main Street on Monday morning - from the historic courthouse down to the Hendry Street intersection - to watch this year's parade honoring the birthday, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Nearly a dozen area restaurants, caterers and food vendors participated Friday night in the fourth annual Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Taste of Liberty and awards banquet at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. The event - which spotlights community leaders, volunteers, local businesses and eateries - treated nearly 200 guests to flavors many didn't know they can enjoy right here.
Fort Stewart's Army Community Services is asking the military community for assistance in providing more and better services by taking part in a needs assessment.
The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team was officially inactivated in a formal ceremony Thursday morning at Club Stewart.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday recognized the dedication of some city departments during a recent utility emergency, and learned about the city's upcoming participation in a nationwide homeless count.
Community churches, civic organizations and local leaders are planning a series of events to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. scheduled from Friday-Monday, Jan. 16-19.
Balfour Beatty Communities manages 2,932 homes on Fort Stewart and another 334 apartments at Marne Point. Most of these homes are rented by military families, but a new policy has made some military housing available to rent by Department of Defense employees, military retirees and never-been-in-the-military civilians.
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