WASHINGTON -- A new change to the Joint Federal Travel Regulations authorizes the military to pay to move servicemembers and their families whose landlords default on property the military members are renting.
Bill Carr, deputy undersecretary of defense for military personnel policy and chairman of the Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee, approved the change Aug. 8, said Eileen Lainez, a Defense Department spokeswoman.
The small crowd of approximately fifty people anxiously watched the door of the Walthourville Baptist Church for Mrs. Lyndol Anderson to come in on Saturday evening of July 26. She was being honored with a surprise birthday by the church members.
Jacobi Divine Pasley was born at 5:20 a.m. Aug. 6 to Niesha Parks and Dwaine Paisley.
As teachers came in for pre-planning Tuesday, they were greeted by two new faces in the office at Smiley Elementary. David Edwards and Ann Thompson were elected principal and assistant principal in July. They have both worked in the Long County School system for many years.
Zakari Kayon Romo was born at 8:04 a.m. Aug. 5 to Zakia Martinez and Anthony Romo of Hinesville.
Bonnie Lucia Price was born at 7:48 a.m. Aug. 5 to Amy and Mike Price of Hinesville.
Zaniyah Kelis Dixon was born at 3:27 a.m. Aug. 2 to Falon Chantel Clarke and Cedric Dixon Jr.
Richard Herny Schreiner was born at 11:56 a.m. July 28 to Ashleigh Michelle Waller and Herny Ronald Schreiner.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named Presidential Scholars or achieved the Dean's List for summer semester.
Ne'Miah Joy Alston was born at 11:15 p.m. July 24 to Maruska R. and Tony D. Alston of Allenhurst.
Jessica Lynn Simpkins was born at 11:32 a.m. July 31 to Christina Juniel and Willie L. Simpkins Jr. of Hinesville.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia expects more than 4,800 students in the new freshman class and they will set new records for academic quality and diversity, according to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
As a film student in the 1970s, producer David Latt reveled in the work of Hollywood directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.
As you shop for groceries you have probably noticed that all the big food companies are expanding their cereal options. Everything from quinoa to spelt, and beyond, is now being popped, puffed and popularized for your breakfast nutrition. In order to keep you up-to-date we'd like to offer a brief description of the 6 most recent cereal creations. Bon appetite!
Question: I am so stressed out that I'm falling apart physically. I'm sick, tired, worried and grouchy most of the time. In this state, I'm not the greatest parent and my marriage is struggling. The problem is I can't change my situation. I have to keep this job and I have to keep giving to my family. So how do I change my feelings, outlook and behavior when I'm stuck in this situation. My stress isn't going anywhere, so how do I handle it better?
FOYA, Liberia - The deadly outbreak of Ebola in several African countries has killed more than 1,000 people and shows no signs of slowing down in the immediate future. But one former Ebola patient is making others smile with his upbeat attitude and dance moves.
First African Missionary Baptist Church of Riceboro celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act in July.
Since Fort Stewart officially was named Camp Stewart in January 1941, it has blessed many families by providing good jobs to thousands of people in Liberty and surrounding counties.
The original "Dolphin Tale" was a surprise hit with critics and audiences, but somehow, I'm not sure how it was enough to justify a sequel.
Zoya Amina Doomes was born at 9:17 p.m. Sept. 2 to Courtney Doomes of Jesup.
The second annual Ludowici/Long County Prayer Day was Sept. 13 in the Long County Recreation Park.
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Editor, Veterans, did you know that when Congress passed legislation to provide caregiver assistance to our nation's most severely disabled warriors, they instituted willful discrimination the likes of which hasn't been seen since the oppressive days of Jim Crow laws?
Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan got a lot of playing time in last week's game between Ohio State and Kent State.
Liberty County YMCA's gymnastics team placed well at the Summitt Endless Summer Classic last weekend in Savannah.
Liberty County High School's junior varsity football team is 3-0 so far this season.
The N.C. State Wolfpack football team, which features former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton, had one last non-conference game Saturday against Presbyterian. N.C. State coasted to a 42-0 win.