The Hinesville City Council named former Atlantic Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Cris Schneider municipal court solicitor during a regular meeting April 1. The council decided to create the city solicitor position last year, according to Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards.
The Poetry Society of Georgia 2009-10 Reading Series culminates at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20 with a reading by poet Kelly Whiddon. The reading will be held at the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, 121 Barnard Street in Savannah. The cost is $10 for general audience and $5 for students with valid ID, minors under 18 and seniors.
Kelly Whiddon has published poems in Crab Orchard Review, Meridian, Poetry International, Spoon River Poetry Review, South Dakota Review, and Slipstream, among others. Verse Daily online poetry has featured her poems. Whiddon's interests include creative writing (poetry and fiction ...
SAVANNAH - After a year away from their families and jobs, the last big wave of citizen-soldiers from Georgia's 48th Infantry Brigade returned home Wednesday from Afghanistan.
Gov. Sonny Perdue greeted the 250 National Guard troops on the tarmac, shaking hands with each one after their plane landed at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah.
CLAYTON - Rabun County authorities have uncovered a stash of marijuana they say has an estimated worth of $3.5 million.
Authorities estimate about 700 plants were seized from a location on North Germany Mountain Road by a team that included the Rabun County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. It follows a two-month investigation.
ATLANTA (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Roy Barnes says he's raised more than $900,000 in the first three months of the year and has a whopping $2.8 million in the bank.
That leads the other candidates who've reported so far.
AUGUSTA - Two old rivals swatted ceremonial tee shots Thursday to begin the Masters, where all the focus was on a four-time winner trying to rebuild his life.
Tiger Woods was playing for the first time since a Thanksgiving night car wreck led to revelations of numerous extramarital affairs.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Flower Pot Nursery on March 24.
In a major crisis, our first impulse is to address people's immediate needs. With the Haiti and Chile earthquakes, that meant providing food and shelter to the victims. In the case of the recent economic recession, the government stepped in by extending unemployment insurance, providing COBRA subsidies and promoting mortgage refinancing guidelines, among many other programs.
An estimated 3,500 people converged on the grounds of J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday, April 3 to take part in festivities at the fourth-annual Easter Extravaganza.
Four restaurants currently located in unincorporated Bryan County could be allowed to sell liquor by the drink on Sunday if the Board of Commissioners and county voters okay it.
Since the tragedy of 9/11, our nation and its communities have experienced a heightened awareness of the sacrifice and service of military members and emergency response personnel. Americans as a whole are a charitable and thoughtful people, and always seem generous with our time and outpourings of goodwill towards those who serve.
Tax Freedom Day in Georgia falls on April 8 this year, according to the Tax Foundation. That's the 98th day of the year and the day when we Georgians will have worked enough to pay our share of federal, state and local taxes for 2010.
On Wednesday, March 31, Jeff Larson of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) held the second "stakeholders" meeting to discuss the progress, or lack thereof, of the EPD in accumulating and processing data to answer the questions about the potential for damage to the salt marsh should the wastewater treatment plant in Liberty County be allowed.
The 2010 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly is almost completed, with only seven session days left. Working into the late hours of the night on Crossover Day, last Friday, the House passed many important pieces of legislation. Given that Crossover Day is the last day that a bill must pass one chamber in order to be considered by the other, the members of the House continued to debate legislation as long as time would allow. Some might say that the "People's Work" is never finished and as a member of the "People's House," all of the ...
Let me share some things with you that you may not have learned in school.
A father allegedly held a woman and her infant at knife point in a car and then tried to use the car to run down ...
Husband, father, grandfather and Hall of Fame announcer Nate Hirsch, the original "Voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles," passed away Sunday morning. Hirsch's family ...
Fire destroyed a Walthourville mobile home and displaced two people early Monday morning.
FPCA continued its winning ways Friday, beating Hilton Head Christian Academy 38-21.
SAVANNAH - "Johnny Mercer and Me!," a musical celebrating the life of American songwriter and singer John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer will make its Savannah debut at ...
It's true there are no silver bullets in education - no single change that will set every student on the path toward success. What's ...
Several years ago I moved to this area. I ended up in a community called The Bluff at Belle Island.
With four systems that could develop into tropical storms, officials are on alert but are downplaying concern for Coastal Georgia.
STATESBORO - College football is near and the Georgia Southern Eagles are back in action and looking to build off their 2015 GoDaddy Bowl championship.
A hit and run accident Friday evening left a bicyclist injured and then arrested after it was learned he was wanted for failing to appear ...
BRUNSWICK - The Glynn County Airport Commission and JLC AirShow Management have set the Wings Over the Golden Isles Air Show at the Brunswick Golden Isles ...
This column is not intended for true confessions, but I have one to make to you. I am artistically challenged. I can't draw. I ...
First it was "Ghostbusters." Then it was "Pete's Dragon." Now "Ben-Hur" is the third movie this summer to get the reimagining treatment for contemporary ...
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter has received a Living to Serve Grant to help fund one of its community service projects.