Leisure Travel is offering a trip to the Jacksonville Zoo on July 28, departing at 9 a.m. Register by July 25 for the chance to come face to face with animals of South America, South Africa, Australia and Florida. The trip costs $23 for adults and $17 for children ages 3-12. The price includes transportation and admission. For details, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter. Childcare space available Childcare service is available ...
Fort Stewart soldiers have a new health care facility on post with the June 20 opening of the combined North Troop Medical Clinic and Dental Clinic Six.
WASHINGTON - The National Park Service extends free annual park passes far beyond the droves of Pentagon employees who lined up to take advantage of the offer today.
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk was 9 years old when he received his first skateboard, an old, beat-up blue fiberglass one his older brother handed down.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sniff your way to love? Singles who have attended so-called pheromone parties haven't ruled it out.
Harpers Ferry, WV – This year marks the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length from Georgia to Maine. The anniversary will occur on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For $235,000, you could indulge in a shiny new Ferrari - or raise a child for 17 years.
Although the area desperately needed the rain, there is much to be said about a bright, sunny day and a nice cold swimming pool.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park in Richmond Hill will have its Junior Ranger Summer Camp June 25-29 and July 9-13 for children ages 8-12. The camp will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. The camp costs $75 per child. There is a limit of 30 campers for each week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will become the first major media company to ban such ads for its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children. That means kids watching Saturday morning children's shows on Disney's ABC network will no longer see ads for fast foods and sugary cereals that don't meet company's nutrition standards. ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Teaching kids to become "bullyproof" is all the rage. Books, videos and websites promise to show parents how to protect their kids from being bullied; school districts are buying curricula with names like "Bully-Proofing Your School," a well-regarded program used in thousands of classrooms. Even martial arts programs are getting into the act: "Bullyproofing the world, one child at a time," is the motto for a jujitsu program called Gracie Bullyproof.
SAVANNAH - National Get Outdoors Day encourages healthy, active outdoor fun. National parks across the country are celebrating this new event by waiving entrance fees. Fort Pulaski National Monument near here will offer free admission on Saturday, June 9. Not only is Fort Pulaski one of the most well-preserved fortifications in the Southeast, but it is also looks out over the Savannah River, marshes and woodlands. "Fort Pulaski National Monument has more than 5,000 acres ...
There's nothing to do around Hinesville. It's a claim I've heard probably a thousand times since moving here and one I still don't understand.
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) - It struck Christine Zinser a year ago, as her son Philipp was finishing high school and heading into the Marine Corps: At all the season's award banquets, while there were honors for those heading to military academies and college ROTC programs, the graduates who were enlisting were not recognized.
Kate Jacobson knows what it means to overcome obstacles. She's the parent of a child with special needs, and when she couldn't find the educational resources he needed in South Carolina, she moved with her husband to Savannah so their son could attend the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism. However, due to a bureaucratic issue, the longtime social worker and psychotherapist couldn't open a practice in Georgia. Undeterred, she decided to reinvent herself: She completed ...
The Supermarket of Veterans Benefits will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Department of Veterans Service at the Georgia National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah.
Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).
Monday night's seventh annual Christmas in the Park was one of the largest ever, with hundreds of families filling Bradwell Park and the Commerce Street area to see Santa and his reindeer, ride a train or horse-drawn carriage and enjoy live entertainment.
The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
One doesn't have to be crazy to be a paratrooper, but one does have to be tough.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5.
Fort Stewart Youth Sports winter registration runs until Dec. 6.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.
Col. Kirk Eggleston, commander of Stewart-Hunter Medical and Dental Activity and Winn Army Community Hospital, was the guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting-luncheon Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn.
Welcome to the first of many military-life columns. Whether it is among civilian friends or military colleagues, military life presents its own unique challenges and opportunities. Your neighbors, children's friends and strangers in the grocery store all have been affected in different ways by the military. In our community especially, we live, work and play next to military families without realizing it.
Rocky's Warrior Zone will host a two-night gaming tournament that will feature PlayStation 4 demonstrations from 8-midnight Thursday and Xbox One from 8-midnight Nov. 21.
"Come & Take It," a Revolutionary War encampment, will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road, 7 miles east of Interstate 95 near Midway.