According to an Aug. 6 article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, 9 percent of Georgia's workers are unemployed, while another 16.4 percent are underemployed. And these numbers don't include those whose unemployment benefits have expired and were dropped from the rolls of the unemployed.
Col. Ron Place, commander of Winn Army Community Hospital and U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Command for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, refuses to take credit for the concept of collocating Army Medical Evaluation Board personnel with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs assessment specialists.
Even though it had a false start, Hinesville's annual observance of National Night Out took place Friday evening on Central Avenue without the threat of rain that forced its rescheduling Aug. 2.
To mark the 3rd Infantry Division's first deployment to Afghanistan and fifth deployment since 2003, its Headquarters & Headquarters Battalion conducted a colors-casing ceremony Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Woodruff Theater.
The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield celebrated the opening of its new MEDDAC Medical Evaluation Center on Tuesday with an open house.
RICHMOND HILL - Hunter Army Airfield's 3rd Military Police Group hosted a law enforcement luncheon Thursday at Richmond Hill City Center. The working luncheon included representatives from federal, state and regional law-enforcement agencies.
Students in Liberty County and on Fort Stewart will be returning to school Aug. 6, and to help them and their parents prepare for the big day, a back-to-school fair was held Thursday at Club Stewart.
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd Austin and other general staff officers visited Fort Stewart on Tuesday.
The Department of Veteran Affairs is seeking final clearances for plans to build a permanent VA clinic in Hinesville, according to Tonya C. Lobbestael, VA public affairs officer at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston.
Even with several thousand soldiers deployed or on block leave, Roni Stevens, area manager for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Corkan Family Recreation Center, said she's seeing no loss of business at Corkan Recreation's Skating Rink, Treehouse, Spray Park, Mini-golf or Stewart Lanes Bowling Alley.
Tempers flared and sharp words were hurled at community leaders by residents at Wednesday's TSPLOST town hall meeting at Savannah Tech's Liberty County campus.
City Manager Billy Edwards said he, Mayor Jim Thomas, city council members, Assistant City Manager Kenneth Howard and City Attorney Linnie Darden will be among the leaders attending the annual planning workshop July 18-21 at Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
Today's forecast predicts temperatures will be down slightly from what they've been in recent days, but that's little comfort for people whose jobs put them outside most of the time.
The Coastal Regional Commission will receive a $210,000 grant through the Federal Transit Administration as part of its Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative.
The new garrison command team for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Col. Kevin Gregory and Command Sgt. Maj. Louis C. Felicioni, took charge Friday following a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony at Cottrell Field.
Turnout was light Tuesday evening for a follow-up land-use planning meeting at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Hinesville's city council meeting ran smoothly and quickly Thursday until the board reached an action item to approve submission of the city's local maintenance-improvement grant project list to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Military family members from around the country gathered at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field on Saturday to honor their lost loved ones and participate in the eighth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk.
For the eighth straight year, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas received a Christmas wreath Monday morning at Victory Park from Wreaths for Warriors Walk co-founder Bruce Muncher and Vice President Susan Ammons. Following their presentation to the mayor, Enterprise Car Rental presented a check to Muncher.
Fort Stewart soldiers and family members, including 108 Gold Star family members, paid last respects Friday night to the 468 eastern redbud trees that once lined Warriors Walk.
On a sleepy Sunday morning 73 years ago, more than 2,400 American military personnel and civilians were killed in an unprovoked attack by Japanese aircraft and submarines at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Glennville-based Clyde's Market recently showed its support for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield soldiers and their families with a $20,000 donation to Stewart-Hunter's Survivor Outreach Services.
Thirty-one personal vehicles were broken into Dec. 4 in post housing areas, Fort Stewart's public affairs office acknowledged Monday.
The Hinesville City Council adopted a millage-rate increase during Thursday's meeting that was smaller than the proposed 1.2 mill increase over last year, which would bring the total millage rate to 11.7.
Clyde's Market, a Glennville-based convenience store chain, recently showed its support for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield soldiers and their families with a $20,000 donation to Stewart-Hunter's Survivor Outreach Services.
Families began gathering around Bradwell Park at 5 p.m. Monday, making for an early start to this year's Christmas in the Park festivities, hosted by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission governing board met Monday morning in the LCPC conference room to discuss a request by Hinesville officials to amend the LCPC's 2015 budget.
Hinesville's Rotary Club members on Tuesday learned about the Ebola epidemic and how to avoid it.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee met Monday night for the last time this year and focused on this year's Veterans Salute at Bryant Commons - what went right and what went wrong.
Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program celebrated 16 years last month. Program Coordinator Daisy Jones said her department of three had modest beginnings, but it now networks with dozens of churches, civic organizations and service agencies dedicated to helping the homeless and hungry in Hinesville and Liberty County.