Victoria Ten Broeck, community manager of the American Cancer Society, recently presented signs to local educators acknowledging local schools' work for cancer awareness. Principals from participating schools received the signs acknowledging contributions to the 2008 Relay for Life campaign. The 2009 Relay for Life will be May 8-9.
Parents, would you like your child to score 50 points higher on the SAT without spending an extra dime?
Liberty County High School after-school graduation test tutoring –– Through March 19, 3:15-4:15 pm.; science on Tuesday and Thursday, English on Monday and Wednesday, math on Monday and Wednesday, social studies on Monday and Tuesday, and writing on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you have questions, call the school at 876-4316.
Editor, My good friend always says, "Voters get what they deserve."
Editor: I would like to congratulate The Heritage Bank on being one of 34 banks in Georgia to receive the IDC Financial Publishing award as reported earlier this week.
My name is Raphael Semmes, and I'm glad to be a part of our community. By way of introduction, I grew up in Savannah, graduated from "the original" Savannah High School, went off to college at the Universities of Virginia (Charlottesville) and Georgia (Athens), came home after graduate school and the death of my father, and unexpectedly wound up taking his place as treasurer and credit manager for the family's wholesale hardware business.
Eight area museums will participate in this weekend's Super Museum Sunday.
Dianne Behrens, a curator at the one of the participants, the Midway Museum, said she's hoping as many as 150 people come through the colonial-era facility on Highway 17 in Midway.
Today's tumultuous housing market can be a dangerous place for residents living near foreclosed and real estate agency-owned properties.
Larry Baker, Walthourville mayor pro-tem, received certificates of recognition and achievement from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute on Jan. 25, during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta.
STATESBORO -- Ellen Susan has installed a unique exhibit, "Soldier Portraits," in the Center for Art and Theater at Georgia Southern University. The exhibit includes portraits of 42 soldiers who are currently serving in the U.S. military.
SAVANNAH - A year after he escaped badly burned from a huge blast at the nation's second-largest sugar refinery, Jamie Butler still needs physical therapy once a day to stretch the skin grafts on his arms, hands and legs.
He still takes painkillers. And he needs steroid injections to reduce scarring on his face, now covered by a black mask that applies healing pressure to the skin.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has voted to adjourn in late March and possibly return in late June to give lawmakers flexibility to deal with a possible federal economic stimulus package.
The measure approved Friday allows them to meet three days a week through March 25 and then come back in late June if they need to amend their spending plan. Lawmakers are bound to a 40-day legislative session but don't have to meet consecutively.
BRUNSWICK - A judge refused to relocate the death penalty trial of a man charged in the sexual assault and murder of a 6-year-old Brunswick boy, but agreed to pick a jury from a county 90 miles away.
David Edenfield, 59, is scheduled to stand trial May 4 for the slaying of Christopher Michael Barrios, whose body was found wrapped in a trash bag by a roadside a week after he went missing from a mobile home park in March 2007.
Three months after its inaugural MERGE event, the Community of Inspired Women is expanding its outreach projects and monthly gatherings.
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A kidnapping suspect wanted by the Long County Sheriff's Office is now in custody after he was picked up by Bulloch County Sheriff's Office deputies.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
The Long County High School football team fell Friday, 23-14, to cross-county rival Tattnall County.
SAVANNAH - With the public's help, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Downtown Precinct detectives on Wednesday identified and arrested a suspect in the Battlefield Park vandalization incident that occured March 2.
Members of the Ludowici Police Department on Wednesday took the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research.
The city of Hinesville recently was named the winner of the Sister Cities International 2014 Innovation Award - Economic Development for a city with a population less than 100,000. The announcement was made during the SCI's 58th annual conference Aug. 2.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.
A Hinesville woman was viciously attacked Wednesday night while sitting at home, according to the Hinesville Police Department.
The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.
Carson David Acosta was born at 2:11 p.m. Aug. 10 to Sarah Brown of Rural Hall, North Carolina, and Austin Acosta of Brush, Colorado.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.