Living in coastal Georgia can present unique opportunities. Discovering an alligator living in your subdivision might be one of those.
A Leisure Travel trip on May 13 takes you to the Savannah Civic Center for a Blue Man Group performance, described as a live celebration of art, technology, and music. It is science, laughter and a creative urge.
National Infant Immunization Week, which is April 20-27, is a time to recognize the importance of immunizations.
Winn Army Community Hospital hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday behind WACH's emergency department to celebrate the grand opening of the facility's new Toshiba Vantage Titan 3T magnetic resonance imaging medical system.
Bradwell Institute students have geared up for prom this week with spirit-oriented activities, but they've also been given opportunities to ponder the ripple effects that stem from their choices.
Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
Veterans in Georgia's 1st District have an advocate in their congressman. During Monday's annual Veterans Services Forum at Armstrong Atlantic State University Center, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., urged veterans having problems with their disability claims through the Department of Veterans Affairs to contact his office for assistance.
Wheels Day, giving Fort Stewart youngsters a chance to explore and learn about safety vehicles and vehicles their parents drive and maintain, will be from 9 a.m.-noon Friday at the Child Development Center.
The Low Country Real Diaper Circle and Bottoms Up, a local cloth diaper store, are sponsoring Savannah's Premier Green Baby Expo, a one-day free event to promote natural living for today's eco-conscious families.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens can review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 hunting seasons.
Local residents may notice their cars keep changing color, sometimes on a weekly basis. One week, cars may have a greenish film covering the body and windows. The next week, that green film may take on a yellowish tint.
There are about 800 law enforcement-related jobs currently open statewide.
A Savannah-based business will send delegates this month to Washington, D.C., to lobby for modifications to the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, but the group also has begun a grassroots campaign to enlighten its regional base.
CASE exchange-student programs invite Georgia families to host a high-school age exchange student for the upcoming school year starting in late August.
"Murder Two Point Uh-Oh!" a "happy-to-hysterical, high-wire, interactive comedy mystery dinner theater," will be presented Friday at Club Stewart.
Learn to scuba dive with BOSS and First Coast Divers of Jacksonville March 21-23.
Area college administrators maintain dual-enrollment can help high-school students get a jump on their post-secondary educations and, in some cases, provide them the skills to be more competitive in the job market right after high-school graduation.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America have announced that they are combining forces to form a new Coastal Georgia Council.
For 71 of his 83 years on Earth, George Ginter has been a Scout.
As part of its initiative to educate parents, grandparents and caretakers on what it takes for students to achieve academic success, the Liberty County School System on Saturday held its first annual Title 1 Partners in Education Conference. More than 75 people came by the board of education office to participate in various workshops designed to inspire parents to take an active role in their children's education.
The Liberty County Board of Education agreed last week to offer all children - regardless of ability to pay - free school breakfast for the 2014-15 school year and for three years thereafter. The board of education also agreed to raise the price of student lunches by 10 cents in order to comply with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Schools are not allowed to use excess from free-meal reimbursements to subsidize the paid lunch cost, school officials said.
The Travel Show and Community Showcase is set for March 11 on Stewart and March 12 on Hunter.
Top Liberty County students and the teachers who most inspire them were recognized Thursday at a Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Progress Through People Luncheon at Connection Church on Patriot's Trail in Flemington. The event, held to honor local STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program) recipients, was sponsored by Georgia Power and Savannah Technical College. The chamber has honored STAR students and teachers for more than 30 years.
The Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Program recently announced the availability of free meals to children during summer break.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market staff has announced the return of the spring market, which will be held from 4-7 p.m. each Thursday from March through April in downtown Hinesville.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
Don't miss The Great Marne Scavenger Hunt, March 3-10.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling author Tami Hoag will headline the Savannah Book Festival's spring 2014 event at noon May 8 at The Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island.
The public is invited to the free, second annual Fort Stewart Cheerleading Showcase on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m.