WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2009 - Military members will see an average raise of 2.5 percent in housing allowance rates in 2010, a BAH program analyst for the Defense Department said today.
The increase comes to average of around $37 per month for the more than 900,000 servicemembers expected to draw the basic allowance for housing in 2010. Some areas will see a higher increase, while others will see less, Cheryl Anne Woehr said.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's top court halted Wednesday's planned execution of a man convicted of strangling three elderly women with their own stockings in the 1970s and ordered a judge to decide whether to allow more testing of evidence his attorney said could exonerate him.
The Georgia Supreme Court's 5-2 decision required a Muscogee County judge to determine if authorities should conduct DNA testing of hair, semen and fingernail scrapings found on Carlton Gary's alleged victims. The testing was not available when he was convicted of the murders in 1986 and sentenced to death.
Sometimes, an excellent book is hidden behind a bad title. That's the case with "Start Over, Finish Rich (10 Steps to Get You Back on Track in 2010)."
The phrase "doomsday cult" entered our collective vocabulary after John Lofland published his 1966 study, "Doomsday Cult: A Study of Conversion, Proselytization, and Maintenance of Faith." Lofland wrote about the Unification Church. His subject could almost as easily have been the Church of Warmism.
Editor, The holiday season is a time of giving. I get more joy out of giving than receiving. I long ago realized that making someone happy and putting a smile on their face is worth more than material items to me.
Editor, I wanted to write regarding my visit to Hinesville during the last two weeks. I am originally from New York and came here to see my sister to cheer her up because of her husband's recent deployment to Iraq.
The Midway Museum had its annual Christmas Tea Saturday is to spread the Christmas spirit and bring people into the museum.
The board of the Liberty County Development Authority approved a final memorandum of understanding Tuesday morning with the company behind Project Thunder, a large-scale development that's anticipated to bring at least 200 jobs to the area sometime late next year.
Hinesville has received a certified local government survey and planning grant from the historic preservation division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to have a historic resources survey prepared for the downtown commercial district and neighboring residential areas.
A father and his two children who were hit by a vehicle on a Hinesville street just before 6 p.m. Monday will recover, according to Hinesville Traffic Investigator Max McLendon. The suspect will be charged with DUI.
I have long maintained that the happiest kids are also well-behaved and vice versa. That assertion is supported by common sense as well as research into parenting outcomes, which shows that children raised by loving parents who are no-nonsense when it comes to discipline score the highest on measures of adjustment. A story submitted by a reader underscores the point:
I have a new "baby" at my house and he is making me think twice about toys and household items that might fit into his eager little mouth. In the past two days, the problem has compounded - my baby has figured out how to jump onto chairs and sofas.
Last week's meeting between the secretary of the Army and local proponents of troop increases for Fort Stewart revealed some measure of compensation may be possible for community investors and the Army post, but no promises were made.
Advance voting for the March 1 presidential primaries in Georgia runs Feb. 8-26, with Saturday voting on Feb. 20.
A woman is being held without bond after being arrested in the June shooting death of her husband, the Long County Sheriff's Office announced ...
Perhaps this renewed love affair doesn't quite rise to the level of Humphrey Bogart's Rick finding Ingrid Bergman's Ilsa in "Casablanca" - "Of ...
The volunteers, law officers, supervision authorities and steering committee for the Liberty County Re-entry Coalition say the program to reintegrate inmates leaving jail into the ...
ATLANTA - The Super Bowl is America's most watched sporting event and on Sunday, drunk drivers will be the most watched motorists by Georgia law ...
God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.
"The Finest Hours," like "13 Hours," tells a story of courage and heroism under difficult and life-threatening circumstances.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for December was 5.6 percent, unchanged from November. The rate ...
After Wednesday's wild weather with tornado watches and warnings and one that touched down on Fort Stewart, the main threat from Mother Nature in ...
10:57 p.m. Update: Press conference, press release and school closure
You might have the impression that the Civil War ended sometime around 1865, after the Confederate armies stacked their weapons, the soldiers returned to their ...
The Hinesville Area Arts Council's art exhibit this month is called "The Love of Painting," featuring the oil work of Nancy Melchor.
Marne Lanes will host a Veterans Bowling Fundraiser, with proceeds benefitting Disabled American Veterans, on April 2. The entry fee is $20 per person. Registration ...
A 14-year-old driver was seriously injured following a high-speed chase in eastern Liberty County early Wednesday morning, authorities said.