Ariana Christine Brown was born on April 27 at 7:15 a.m. to Jessica Brown. She was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 inches. She is welcomed by her sister, Joanika Brown.
Julieonna Marie Thomas was born on April 23 at 7:51 p.m. to Lisa Bergeron and Daniel Thomas of Glennville. She was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20-1/2 inches. Her maternal grandparents are Eddie O'Neal and Jeanie Lee of Glennville. Her paternal grandparents are Allen and Laverne Thomas of Glennville. She is welcomed by sisters, Tiffany, Jessie, Racheal, Chelsie, Brooke and Danielle, and her brothers, Barry and Seth.
Sometimes it takes someone from the outside making noise to draw our attention to necessary changes. And that's just what a national child advocacy organization did last week when it issued a report critiquing all 50 states' laws on the release of information about deaths and serious injuries from child abuse.
Emma Rose Wasdin was born on April 22 at 1:30 p.m. to Jennifer and David Wasdin of Midway. She was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 inches. Her maternal grandparents are Leonard Wilson of Rock Cave, W. Va. and Kate Wilson of Hinesville. Her paternal grandparents are Robert and Mary Ann Wilson of Brunswick. She is welcomed by her sister, Madison Wasdin.
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"I'm recycling to save the Earth."
Easter Seals Southern Georgia is kicking off the third annual Adopt-A-Day Campaign for Megan's House, a children's respite home.
My friend, Elizabeth Johnson, is a boat captain on Tybee Island. For a living she takes anglers 50 to 75 miles off the coast and tells them how to bait up and where to cast and how to reel in.
I can predict the winner of the presidential election even now; the government. In a one-party system, that's how things work.
The death of a 49-year-old Long County man has been confirmed to being investigated as a homicide, according to Long County Sheriff's Department Chief Det. Ty Smith.
A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
Besides recently becoming a shoo in for a seat on the Liberty County Commission, Gary Gilliard has been heading up a program that combats alcoholism and other drug addictions.
Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital is on its way to achieving a coveted baby-friendly designation. The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program launched in 1991, encourages hospitals to offer the best care for new families and encourage breast-feeding. To achieve the program's baby-friendly designation, hospitals must successfully implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence.
J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide affordable health-care services to the Savannah community, recently promoted Dr. Michael Adams to chief medical officer.
At Canyon Ranch Institute, a short quote on the wall of the offices serves as a call to action. One of the CRI team members heard it at a reunion many years ago, and it stuck with us: "Friends are medicine."
A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
The Miniature Masterpieces art show will hang in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery as part of the annual fall show and silent auction.
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
The American Red Cross likes to remind eligible donors that it's never too late - or too early - to make blood donation a lifelong habit.
Standing in the path of an Atlanta team intent on establishing the run to spare its own sinking 31st-ranked defense is Baltimore's 3-4 scheme capable of winning - if not dominating - every matchup up front. Atlanta's edge is on the perimeter with wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, who had 12 catches in his last game against the Ravens. Quarterback Matt Ryan makes too many throws eye-to-eye with pass rushers and more horizontal patterns and dump-offs to running backs Antone Smith and Steven Jackson spreads Baltimore's attacking linebackers.
The Cleveland Browns are seeking their best six-game start since 2001 when they enter a soft portion of the schedule Sunday at the winless Jacksonville Jaguars.
STATESBORO & ATLANTA – A "Whiteout" is in effect for Georgia Southern's game vs. Georgia State at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, October 25th as Eagle Nation is encouraged to wear white to the game. The University Store will have white "SOUTHERN not State" T-shirts available both in the campus store and online for this special event.
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning at Stegman Auditorium on Savannah Tech's campus.
Smiley Elementary School recently held its annual Curriculum Day/Picnic for Parents celebration.
Georgia will celebrate National School Bus Safety Week from Oct. 20-24 and School Bus Driver Appreciation Day on Monday, Oct. 20.
Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.