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Campaign on to expand Ronald McDonald House

SAVANNAH - Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire has announced a $500,000 Community Challenge campaign to raise funds for the expansion and renovation of the Savannah Ronald McDonald House.

September 11, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Communities highlight facilities for military

Fort Stewart soldiers and family members learned about family adventures, hotel accommodations, dining, entertainment, education and recreation opportunities from Savannah and Hilton Head to Orlando at Tuesday's Fall Community Showcase and Travel Show.

September 11, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Army's 'American Idol' starts next week

'Rock' Powerlifting & Bench Press Competition will be Saturday in the 4thIBCT Fitness Center. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m., briefing at 9:30 and lifting at 10:15.

September 09, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Gains made in kids' health

Georgia is one of 19 states that have seen significant declines in childhood obesity, according to a recent study conducted by the CDC.

September 09, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Legion's help extends to non-veterans, too

The American Legion helps people - veterans and non-veterans - without an expectation of thanks or recognition for doing so. That's just what the American Legion does, explained Chris Mitchell, commander of the Hinesville American Legion Post 168.

September 09, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Fake pot complicates drug war

Lt. Jeff Hein, commander of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit, describes law enforcement's continuous war on drugs as "a strategic game of chess, not checkers."

September 09, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


R. Hill fighting traffic woes

Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.

September 04, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Family+Health


Savannah Tech opens aviation center

SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love and guests recently celebrated the grand opening of STC's Aviation Training Center.

September 04, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Center offering Microsoft classes

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education is offering a number of Microsoft classes this fall at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. in downtown Savannah.

September 03, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Soldier show here Saturday, Sunday

The U.S. Army Soldier Show, a 75-minute song-and-dance production by active duty, Army Reserve and Army National Guard soldiers, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Newman Fitness Center.

September 02, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


AASU recruiting adult students

Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold adult-student information sessions this month at four sites in coastal Georgia.

September 02, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Ticket distribution for Laura Bush visit

STATESBORO - Ticket distribution will begin next week at Georgia Southern University for former first lady Laura Bush's speaking engagement at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Hanner Fieldhouse.

August 31, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Junior League sets thrift sale

SAVANNAH - The 66th annual Junior League of Savannah thrift sale will from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct 4 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct 5 at the Savannah Civic Center.

August 31, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Veterans share bonds with wounded warriors

More than 40 veterans representing the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 789, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602, and American Legion Post 168 on Friday took soldiers from Fort Stewart's Wounded Warriors Battalion fishing at Pineview Lake.

August 28, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Army's 'American Idol' next month

Singers from Stewart and Hunter are invited to compete in Operation Rising Star, the Army's version of "American Idol."

August 26, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


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School board hopes to improve students' writing

Following a report at Tuesday's Liberty County Board of Education work session by Dr. Jennifer Walts, the system's new coordinator for evaluation, assessment and accountability, education leaders discussed steps necessary to improve students' writing skills.

April 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Bridal Expo on post Sunday open to everyone

Everything you may want for a wedding, or another once-in-a-lifetime event, will be under one roof, at the Bridal Event and Expo, from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday at Club Stewart: hair and beauty, cakes and catering, travel and entertainment, jewelry and fashion, photography, limousines, music, and prizes.

April 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Family+Health


Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

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


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Scholarship applications online

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Hinesville Alumnae Chapter's 2013-14 scholarship applications are available for download at Hinesvillealumnae.com.

April 16, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Schools' app will keep students, parents informed

Liberty County Board of Education members were introduced Tuesday to the school system's newly designed free app and taught a lesson in using social media. The Liberty County School System app will debut May 1, school officials said.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 07, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 07, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


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