Tech's Jerrard Tarrant arrested, indefinitely suspended from Yellow Jackets
ATLANTA - Georgians can now make tax credit-eligible charitable contributions to the Greater Opportunities for Access to Learning program. The GOAL program manages student scholarship organizations, which provide scholarships for students in public schools to attend private schools. This scholarship mechanism is the result of House Bill 1133, which was carried in the Senate by Senator Eric Johnson, R-Savannah.
Charleston Harbor, S.C. - A spectacular roster of American patriots headlined the 2008 Youth Leadership Conference held on board the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown at Patriots Point. Rising junior and senior high school students from throughout the southeastern United States attended this challenging four-day conference, June 25-27.
Darien Georgia is having an Independence Day celebration Saturday, July 5 at Darien Waterfront Park. The event will feature blues music by McIntosh County's own Vic Waters and his band. The gates open at 5:30 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m., Riverbend, a unique bluegrass Boulder Colorado group, takes the stage. At 9:30 p.m. a fireworks display will take place over the Darien River. Bring your food, beverages, chairs, blankets and relax in the breeze on the river.
To help celebrate the nation's 232nd Birthday, Superintendent Charles E. Fenwick announces that the National Park Service and Fort Pulaski National Monument will present a special patriotic Living History event on Saturday July 5. Highlights of the day will include a Civil War baseball game using 1860s rules and equipment, cannon firings, and a brass quartet performing patriotic music. Activities begin at 10:30. Fenwick remarked, "This is a great opportunity for residents and visitors alike to learn, have some summer fun and take pride in America."
Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association is proud to present a new exhibit that will not only delight admirers of both fine art photography and contemporary music but will also lead to benefits for music education programs in Glynn County schools. "The Art of Music," an exhibit of photos by Randall Hollis inspired by music (including stunning shots of notable musicians in performance), opens at the Gallery in the Ritz Theatre on July 11. All monies beyond initial project funding by Caja Logistics and Anchor Shipping Group, including corporate and private sponsorships and sales of photographic prints, will be divided ...
Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association is pleased to welcome Rob Denty back to the Golden Isles for the third concert in Jazz in the Park 2008, Sunday, July 13 from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Simons Lighthouse lawn. This Brunswick native has performed professionally with some of the great musicians of jazz and returns to home with his quartet for a crowd-pleasing set of standards and original tunes. Join us in welcoming back this master saxophonist, along with Cory Biggerstaff on bass, and Tim Mulvenna on drums.
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FORT STEWART - More than 100 Soldiers with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, came home to sunny welcome home despite overcast skies at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field during a homecoming ceremony this morning.
Two baseball players from Bradwell Institute made the 2008 3-AAAAA All-Region Team. The coaches within the region selected all the players. Former senior Tigers Jeff Polk was given an honorable mention and Kentrell Hargrove was named to the All-Region second team.
Tabeter Robinson graduated from South University on June 21, earning a Master's of Arts degree in Professional Counseling with an above 3.0 grade point average.
Georgians can now make tax credit-eligible charitable contributions to the Greater Opportunities for Access to Learning program.
Army Pvt. Jamieca S. Long recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.
Truthfully, the Christian faith is all about this thing called love.
It is the day before Easter. Almost 2,000 years ago, this was the darkest day in all of history. The Son of God had died the day before, been buried in a borrowed tomb and, along with his body, they buried the hopes and dreams of the future.
Studying the Bible is something people should do for themselves.
On April 15, 2013, Midway Councilman Terry Doyle requested that the city attorney address his concerns about whether Midway Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington could commit the city to spend $130,270 (over and above the amount of a project grant) to pave about one-third of a mile of Old Sunbury Trail without the approval of the city council. Doyle never received a response. Since the city council's responsibility is to oversee the mayor, the city attorney should have made a declaration.
Jayda Leigh Thiewes was born at 4:05 a.m. April 8 to Chelsea Crosby of Claxton and Leonard Thiewes of Tampa, Fla.
I was just recently reading about people who "swim with the sharks." It seems there is some kind of thrill they get from this. I guess it's about an adrenaline rush. They get in a tank with maneaters, and sometimes they even touch them as they swim by.
I remember all of the Easters of my life more clearly than any other holidays. Christmases blur together with only a few standing out in my memory, such as the one when it snowed all day, the year I lost my voice completely and the two times that I wasn't home - one working in Washington, D.C., and another in London.
Are you looking for some fun this week? Or are you feeling like doing some community good?
Entries are now being accepted for both the 49th annual Georgia Junior Championship and the 35th edition of the Georgia Girls' Championship. The junior boys will travel south to Brunswick Country Club, while the junior girls will head to The Standard Club in Johns Creek. Both events will take place June 16-18.
The Pembroke Lodge No. 469 F&AM's second annual Golf Tournament is May 17. Registration is at noon and there will be shotgun start at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served after the tournament.
The Long County Public Library held a short-story writing contest that ended in March. The winner, Long County resident Marcia Futch, received a prize and was congratulated by library board of trustees Chairman Joe Sullivan.
The newly formed Thomas University chapter of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society inducted its first members during an April 15 ceremony in the Balfour Chapel on TU's main campus. Hinesville native Donald Harris was among the 27 inductees.
Oh that man would look to see, the tragedies that continue to be.