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School year off to smooth start

The bell signaling the first day of the 2013-14 academic year rang Wednesday, and students toting backpacks returned to Liberty County School System's schools.

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


What's tax exempt?

Georgia retailers are not supposed to charge sales tax on many purchases Friday and Saturday. It's a "sales tax holiday" ordered by the state.

August 07, 2013 | Staff report | Family+Health


Path2College giving more than $50K

The Path2College 529 Plan is running two sweepstakes with prize money exceeding $50,000.

August 07, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


School bells ring across county

Liberty County students reported back to classes today. Motorists on roads near the schools noticed short delays as crossing guards were directing traffic, but no problems had been reported early.

August 07, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Make your girl a princess for a day

Military-affiliated parents, grandparents or guardians and daughters are invited to the Princess Tea. Enjoy tea, finger foods, games and more from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Youth Activity Center.

August 05, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Superintendent welcomed warmly, formally

New Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee was welcomed by community leaders like she was an old friend during a meet-and-greet Thursday at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.

August 05, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Stewart student wins bronze at national contest

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College student Shondai Dunbar-Williams, of Fort Stewart, won the bronze award at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for nurse assisting. The win came after Dunbar-Williams won a gold medal at a state competition. At the national level, she competed with six other students in front of a panel of judges.

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


Start football season with Jaguars vs. Dolphins

Start the football season right at a life game. Leisure Travel is planning a trip to the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins game Aug. 9 in Jacksonville.

July 29, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Post refill pharmacy to move

The Fort Stewart Refill Pharmacy is moving from its current location inside the Main Post Exchange to a new, larger site next to the Fort Stewart Furniture Store.

July 29, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Students get help dressing for success

For the second time in three years, the Liberty County Schools' social workers are trying to assure all students can dress for success.

July 29, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Columnist | Family+Health


Army readying children for new school year

Fort Stewart families stood in long lines Wednesday at Club Stewart for free school supplies and information during Fort Stewart's annual Back-to-School Fair.

July 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Battle with mosquitoes continues

Liberty County Mosquito Control is continuing its efforts to protect the public against disease-carrying mosquitoes, but is asking residents to take precautions to keep themselves and their families safe.

July 26, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Section 8 complexes upgrades sought

The Dewar Group based in Valdosta announced this week that it plans to rehabilitate Raintree, Northgate and Baytree apartments in Hinesville. The group's project team - made up of developers, builders, architects and property managers - intends to submit an application in the next month for a noncompetitive grant to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to help fund the rehab. Company officials said they also will work with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Atlanta.

July 26, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


First lady encourages vaccinations

Sandra Deal, wife of Gov. Nathan Deal, visited the maternity ward Friday morning at Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital.

July 24, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


On-post schools start back Aug. 1

Fort Stewart has three elementary schools on post and all are preparing to welcome back students while dealing with furloughs for the 2013-14 school year.

July 24, 2013 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | 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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