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Pool open, ready for swimmers

Although the area desperately needed the rain, there is much to be said about a bright, sunny day and a nice cold swimming pool.

June 11, 2012 | By Patty Leon | Family+Health


Ft. McAllister to host Jr. Ranger camp

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.

June 11, 2012 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Disney to banish junk-food ads from kid shows

NEW YORK (AP) - Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food.

June 06, 2012 | By J.M. Hirsch AP | Family+Health


Can you really teach a kid to become bullyproof?

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.

June 05, 2012 | By Beth J. Harpaz AP | Family+Health


Free-addmission day at Pulaski

SAVANNAH - National Get Outdoors Day encourages healthy, active outdoor fun.

June 04, 2012 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Boring is as boring does; it's not the place

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.

June 04, 2012 | By Joselynn McKenna | Family+Health


Ceremonies arise to recognize military-bound grads

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.

June 04, 2012 | By Geoff Mulvihill AP | Family+Health


New studio focuses on special needs and soldier trauma

Kate Jacobson knows what it means to overcome obstacles.

May 30, 2012 | By Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Family+Health


Thunder run adds pasta night to line up

Enjoy the new Café Style Pasta Night at Thunder Run, now offered every Wednesday from 4-7:30 p.m.

May 28, 2012 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


UGA’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium hosts World Oceans Day celebration

Savannah, Ga. – In celebration of World Oceans Day, Jacques Cousteau's birthday and the new "Sea Jellies of the Georgia Coast" exhibit, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will host free hands-on education programs June 9 from 10a.m.-4 p.m. at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.

May 22, 2012 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Offshore fishing trip for military

Reel in black sea bass, grouper, or snapper on an eight-hour Deep Sea Reef Fishing Trip out of Jekyll Island on July 7.

May 21, 2012 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


National parks thank military with free passes

To show appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. Military, on May 19 – Armed Forces Day – the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance for active duty military members and their dependents to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and every unit of the Refuge System, as well as National Parks and other public lands.

May 17, 2012 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


A splash of relief

For the ninth consecutive year, people needing a reprieve from southern Georgia's blistering summer heat can find what they're looking for right here in Statesboro.

May 16, 2012 | Staff report Connect Statesboro | Family+Health


Reality TV, religion give birth to top baby names

WASHINGTON (AP) - Reality TV is giving birth to some of the most popular baby names. No, not Snooki. But Mason, as in Kourtney Kardashian's son, jumped 10 spots to become the second most popular name for newborn boys in 2011.

May 16, 2012 | Associated Press | Family+Health


Chew on this

It's tough to eat in a hurry around Cat Compton.

May 16, 2012 | By Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Family+Health


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Bistro Night returning to Thunder Run

Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.

July 28, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Heat advisory issued for today

Heat and humidity in our area is going to make it seem like it is 105 degrees today, so the National Weather Service's Charleston Office has issued a heat advisory.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Family+Health


Hunter soldier to sing tonight

HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.

July 23, 2014 | By Sgt. William Begley 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade | Family+Health


Stewart Back-to-School Fair Thursday

CAIR and back-to-school fairs, coming to Fort Stewart on Thursday, will provide one-stop opportunities for soldiers and families to learn more about the communities and schools surrounding the posts.

July 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Back-to-school fair on Hunter

A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.

July 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

July 18, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


River pollution didn't cause flesh-eating disease

A Bryan County man remains in critical condition at St. Joseph's Candler after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh eating disease.

July 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten and Taylor Carpenter Correspondents | Family+Health


Special ed students falling behind in Common Core

There are 6.5 million special-education students in the United States today, and most are falling further behind their peers under Common Core standards.

July 16, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News Service | Family+Health


Hosts sought for exchange students

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families in and around Hinesville for the 2014-15 academic school year.

July 09, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


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