Editor, The Hinesville chapter of the DAV, located at 110-A Bagley Street in Hinesville, continues with its primary mission in assisting veterans and their families with filing claims for Veterans Administration benefits and inquiries.
ATLANTA - In light of the recent announcement from DNR Commissioner Noel Holcomb regarding possible state park and historic site closings, Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is developing an action plan to help mobilize local chapters and members in support of the state park system and to advocate against further cuts to the system's operating budget. The group plans to work with the commissioner, the division and its members to mitigate the impact of the proposed.
Unfortunately for their hopefuls, Democrats may be getting ready to party like it's 1988.
STATESBORO- Rain showers did not damper the fans' enthusiasm for the upcoming 2008 Georgia Southern football season. Saturday morning (Aug. 23) at Paulson Stadium 174 children signed up to participate in the second annual Little Eagles Camp.
On Tuesday, local weather experts predicted Fay would bring flooding. David Stooksbury, state climatologist, said, "flooding will be the story of Fay. Where, exactly, is the question." So far, Fay hasn't disappointed, dropping 20 to 30 inches of rain in some areas of Florida.
Food Lion is set to open a new store at 2389 W. Highway 196 in Hinesville later this fall. The store will be Food Lion's second in Hinesville, and the city's fourth grocery store overall.
Liberty County High School will offer tutoring for the Georgia High School Graduation Test 3:15-4:15 p.m. Aug. 25 through Sept. 11. This session is for 12th graders who will be taking the test during the September administration.
Amanda Kathleen Herring of Hinesville has been accepted to the Armstrong Atlantic State University's Honors Program.
Caps off to handicapped: I've seen our local handicapped guys and gals cleaning up our convenience center at Limerick Road and I have been totally impressed with their enthusiasm and politeness. They cut grass and weeds, sweep, shovel, haul, etc., and they always have smiles on their faces. So many times they have greeted me with a smile and a "good morning." I just hope the county is paying these angels a good salary. They deserve it.
I would like to tell you that I took a walk in the woods and saw the Franklin tree.
"I don't do nuance," President Bush supposedly once said to Sen. Joe Biden.
Earlier today at the Long County GEMA Area 5 conference call, School Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said that all of the county's schools had been able to continue classes, and that all buses had managed to complete their morning routes with no problems on Friday.
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ATHENS - Former Bradwell Institute Tiger Vince Vance was one of the names University of Georgia football head coach Mark Richt said would be among his starting line up as the Dawgs secure the front line.
I went to a conference last week in Florida and when traveling home on Interstate 95, I noticed some flashing lights to my left in the oncoming lanes.
A Long County man was injured as he escaped from his burning home Friday. Three people were displaced by the fire.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.
I'm still getting used to my new computer. It is a Mac as opposed to a PC; those letters mean something to some of you.
"Blackhat" is the latest effort from director Michael Mann whose last film was 2009's gangster drama, "Public Enemies." While Mann continues to be a director of great visual style, he might've needed more time to work on a film that is not out of his league.
GAINESVILLE -- Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.
Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.
The Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America group recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing home for Christmas.
Many still believe the lie of Satan today; they fail to see that sin separates man from God (Isaiah 59:1-2). They fail to understand that when they give in to their desires to do wrong things, they - not God - are causing the problem.
Jonathan Logan Hughes was born at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 15 to Alicia Latoyah Jones of Glennville and Jonathan Doyle-Kieth Hughes of Glennville.
In politics, you must take advantage of windows of opportunity. Sometimes good ideas are sidetracked by unfortunate events, a bad economy or even personality conflicts among political leaders. Given the risk of delaying decisions, Georgia needs to address its transportation shortfall quickly and practically.
My fellow Georgians: In order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is required that I submit to you at the first of every year my State of the Column message. (Yay! Clap! Clap! Clap!) I do that gladly today. For one thing, this will be a lot shorter and less boring than the State of the Union address (Boooo!) and, also, we don't have to endure a bunch of fawning politicians trying to be seen on national television. (Yay! Ha! Ha! Ha!)
A strong proponent in the preservation of historic Allenhurst was found dead Wednesday night.
Soldiers from the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade deployed to Afghanistan this month in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel and the Resolute Support Mission, the Army announced Wednesday.
A man who was wanted in Bryan County on aggravated assault and methamphetamine charges was apprehended Monday by a team of specially trained Bulloch County sheriff's deputies.