Fort Stewart celebrated America's 236th birthday Wednesday with a day-long party that began at Newman Field with a show, rides, games and food and ended at Donovan Field with a concert and fireworks.
Hinesville residents may have thought Fort Stewart was experiencing a localized thunderstorm Tuesday evening, but the incessant booming was really a "Salute to the Nation."
Three local students received a $500 scholarship from Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Sergeant Major Association in a ceremony at Michael's Deli Thursday.
A tent that Life United Pentecostal Church members had set up to sell fireworks from was blown over Sunday during the storm. They have not said how much the storm cost their fundraiser.
A Ludowici woman was injured when a tree fell on her mobile home, and thousands of other coastal Georgia residents were left without power for hours after storms came through the area late Sunday night and early Monday morning.
Hinesville Fire Marshal Rick Perryman has advice for residents wanting to include fireworks with their celebration of the nation's birthday.
Not all hostile situations in combat require lethal force, explained 1st Sgt. Rob Nicholson, acting sergeant major for the 82d Civil Affairs Battalion and manager for the 3rd Infantry Division's combatives program.
Marne Week 2012 concluded Friday morning with an awards ceremony on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field. Individual, team and unit awards were presented by 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Commander Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams and 3rd ID Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson.
The second day of Marne Week kicked off Wednesday with events like the 10K fun run, skeet and trap shoot, horseshoes and dodgeball.
The Nutrition Expo and BBQ Cook-off shared the same time slot Wednesday on Fort Stewart for Marne Week competitions and exhibits.
Like most 7-year-olds, if Jennifer Allen even speaks to strangers, it's little more than a whisper. But her shyness disappears when her younger sisters are in trouble.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee has finalized coordination plans to provide free meals to Fort Stewart soldiers and their families during the installation's Fourth of July celebrations.
Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Battalion has a new commander. Following a change of command ceremony at Marne Garden Friday, Lt. Col. Rosemarie Deck took command from Lt. Col. William Reitemeyer, who had commanded the unit for 29 months.
Hinesville City Council Thursday approved a community art mural as a 175th birthday present to the city and Liberty County from the Hinesville Area Arts Council.
The Coastal Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America has opened its camp near Sylvania that replaced Camp Blue Herron in Liberty County.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Hinesville City Council members on Thursday approved the Veterans Parkway Overlay Study following a presentation by Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Director Jeff Ricketson.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee on Wednesday discussed last month's inaugural Veterans Salute and how to draw a larger crowd to next year's event.
Liberty County Republicans and conservative independents showed their support for Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, on Tuesday night with a barbecue fundraiser at Bryant Commons. The barbecue supper was provided by George and Babs Holtzman and friends.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an unusual art exhibition Thursday.
Monday night's seventh annual Christmas in the Park was one of the largest ever, with hundreds of families filling Bradwell Park and the Commerce Street area to see Santa and his reindeer, ride a train or horse-drawn carriage and enjoy live entertainment.
One doesn't have to be crazy to be a paratrooper, but one does have to be tough.
Between Jan. 1-Nov. 21, Hinesville had 1,049 traffic accidents that resulted in 310 injuries and three fatalities, Hinesville Police Cpl. Les Patton said.
With Monday night's return of the Marne Division's 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team trail party, the 3rd Infantry Division is essentially home, according to Fort Stewart public-affairs spokesman Kevin Larson.
Ten local pastors, two Army chaplains, three choirs, two praise dance teams, numerous local leaders and the commander of the 3rd Infantry Division took part in the 11th annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Service.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Adna Romanza Chaffee IV began his military career straight out of high school in 1959. He was keeping with a family tradition that goes back to his great grandfather, Lt. Gen. Adna Romanza Chaffee Sr., who started his military career as an enlisted soldier in 1861 and rose through ranks to become the second chief of staff of the Army.
Liberty County commissioners Thursday heard for a second time about Ban the Box, a campaign to make it easier for ex-cons to get jobs.
The Hinesville City Council heard a legislative update from state Rep. Al Williams during Thursday's meeting. Williams, D-Midway, told the council that as the state continues to cut its budget, the legislature will be forced to pass the cuts to local governments.