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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Singers from Stewart and Hunter are invited to compete in Operation Rising Star, the Army's version of "American Idol."
Navy Seaman Recruit Jeremy D. Bange, son of Jennifer L. Futch of Ludowici, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
About 30 runners competed in a 10-mile race Saturday at Donovan's Track to qualify for a position on the Fort Stewart team slated to represent the installation Oct. 20 at the 29th annual Army 10-miler race in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 - Committed to preserving quality-of-life offerings despite ever-tighter budgets, military morale, welfare and recreation officials are scaling back in some areas as they introduce innovative approaches to delivering services and programs.
Starting this week, law enforcement personnel will be riding school buses at various times to help nab motorists who don't obey bus stop signs.
Guardians in Action Inc. celebrated its first anniversary over the weekend at Club Stewart. More than 100 guests attended a banquet, where Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, Smiley Elementary Principal David Edwards, Warrior Transition Unit Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Rosemarie Deck and Long County Family Connection Executive Director William Miller spoke to the crowd, and Capt. Lyde Andrews offered an invocation.
Most of Beate Wickham's handcrafted artwork is seen only by friends and family members of those who've asked her to create something they can treasure as a memory of their military service or a memorial of their soldier.
Cadet 1st Sgt. Jacob M. Deem, a Fort Stewart resident, participated in the American Legion Georgia Boys State program in June and the Boys Nation program in Washington, D.C., on July 19-26. He was one of only two peer-elected state senators who represented Georgia at Boys Nation.
Donnie Pulliam of Liberty County was among 48 state winners at the 71st annual State 4-H Congress in Atlanta this summer. During the event, each 4-H member gave a 10-minute oral presentation, using visual aids, about any topic before a panel of judges.
STATESBORO - U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., will host a veterans and military job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive.