Clayton Alan Robie was born to Cori A. Miness and Ricky Alan Robie at 2:27 a.m. on Dec. 19. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Clayton weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19.5 inches.
Isaiah Nathaniel Johnson was born to Carla Marie Johnson at 8:56 p.m. on Dec. 16. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Isaiah weighed 9 pounds, 5.8 ounces and measured 21 inches.
ATLANTA - Mike Smith had a simple question for his Atlanta Falcons as they looked ahead to the playoffs:
BAGHDAD, Dec. 28, 2008 - Iraqi officials recently reported that more than 2,000 Iraqi families have returned to their homes in eastern Baghdad this year.
BALAD, Iraq (AP) - Despite a summer deadline to pull American combat troops from urban areas, thousands will stay in cities to support and train Iraqis, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said Saturday.
Even with the mandate in the recently approved U.S.-Iraq security agreement, there have been suggestions some troops would not leave urban areas. But Gen. Raymond Odierno was the first military leader to acknowledge some forces would remain at local security stations, as training and mentoring teams.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge on Saturday sentenced the man who killed four people in a brazen courthouse escape to multiple life sentences with no chance of parole and hundreds more years on more than fifty charges.
Brian Nichols, 37, was found guilty last month of murder and dozens of other counts for the March 2005 rampage that led from a downtown courthouse to an Atlanta neighborhood and ended with his capture the next day in a suburban county.
NEW YORK - Regulators on Friday closed Haven Trust Bank, the fifth bank failure this year in Georgia.
Also closed was Sanderson State Bank in Texas, bringing to 25 the number of U.S. bank failures in 2008.
SAVANNAH - A Savannah State University student charged with shooting a fellow student on campus last month said he fired in self-defense after being attacked in an argument over a young woman.
In our fourth-grade gifted resource class, we are studying ancient Egypt. In one of our lessons, we did research, read and discussed Egyptian style art. Then our job was to create an Egyptian mural to show how Egyptians had strict guidelines in their art.
Students who attend school regularly are more prepared to learn. They perform better in the classroom and regular attendance increases their knowledge and skill base for taking tests and performing well academically.
Midway Middle School hosted a Veteran's Day breakfast on Nov. 10.
INDIAN HEAD, Md. – The first active-duty unit dedicated to supporting U.S. civilian authorities in the event of a nuclear, biological or chemical attack is wrapping up three days of intensive training its members hope they never have to apply in real life.
The Long County Commission recently recognized all retired educators by signing a proclamation observing Nov. 2 as Retired Educator's Day in the county. Commission Chairman Robert Long said that on behalf of the commission and Long County, he appreciates the jobs that all teachers perform.
Liberty County High School jumped over nearly 40 other schools in a contest to win $100,000 and a concert by The Band Perry.
WASHINGTON ― Fighting the West Africa ebola epidemic is immediately and strategically important to the United States, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said, and the Defense Department is taking precautions to minimize risk to deployed troops.
Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.
The Liberty County School System held a community forum last Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, which included discussion on becoming a charter-school system.
While most voters are familiar with the candidates on the Nov. 4 general-election ballot, many are unaware of the ballot's three referendum questions.
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
Editor, Our country is in a precarious position. Our government is intruding in our personal lives, and our religions are under attack. The government is ignoring the invasion from south of the border, as well as the dangers imposed by ISIS and other terrorist groups.
A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.
This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.
Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.
Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
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