ATHENS - Like many other phishing scams, identity thieves may try to take advantage of Americans filing their taxes by sending fake emails, texts or social media postings supposedly from the Internal Revenue Service.
From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Georgia Department of Transportation temporarily will close various traffic lanes at the intersection of Old Sunbury Road, Old Hines Road and Oglethorpe Highway for road maintenance. Signs will alert drivers to changes in traffic flow. Motorists should expect delays in the area.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 - A new task force will start work next month on a 120-day review of all family and military community programs across the Defense Department to determine their effectiveness and identify gaps and potential efficiencies, a senior defense official said.
Hours at Corkan Family Recreation Area facilities will change starting Friday. The changes affect Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Corkan Family Fun Center, Cypress Creek Adventure Golf, "The Springs" Water Spray Park and Cypress Sam's Tree House, which is closed for roof repairs). The new hours are posted at each facility. For more information, call 767-4273. BOSS speed dating Try speed dating and make friends at the Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers speed dating meet ...
A Winn Army Community Hospital primary care medical clinic has earned the highest possible certification by an outside health care accreditation organization.
WASHINGTON (AP) - J.D. Williams didn't think much about the smoke cloud that often shrouded his air base in Iraq. Not when it covered everything he owned with black soot or when his wheezing and coughing made it difficult to sleep at night.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A woman who is married to a female Army officer at Fort Bragg and who was recently denied membership in its officers' spouses club said late Friday that she has been invited to become a full member.
WARNER ROBINS - City officials in Warner Robins say plans are in the works to create a school near Robins Air Force Base to train military veterans for the private workforce.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold two adult-student information sessions in February.
Temperatures here could drop into the 20s early Wednesday and the whole area has been put under a freeze warning for tonight.
New hours at Newman, Caro and Jordan fitness centers on Fort Stewart take effect Monday. Newman will extend its hours until 9 p.m. Monday-Friday; Caro will open at 5 a.m. Monday-Friday; and Jordan will be closed on weekends. For more information, call the fitness center involved. Health fair at Hunter An Aerobic-Thon and Health Fair will be 9 a.m.-to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter Army Airfield. It's free. The ...
JACKSON, Miss. - Winter storms punching across the Southeast coated roads in northern Mississippi and western Tennessee with hazardous ice, causing several road accidents Tuesday, authorities said. There also were reports of scattered flooding and power outages around the region.
Watch the AFC and NFC Championship games Sunday at Rocky's Zone, where there's no cover charge and not a bad seat in the house. The Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots will battle for the AFC. The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons will play for the NFC championship. The winners will play in SuperBowl XLVII Feb. 3. Rocky's opens at noon and will remain open until the games end. Drink specials will be ...
NEW YORK - At least gasoline should cost you less in 2013. Hamburger, health care and taxes are all set to take a bigger bite out of the family budget this year. But drivers' annual gas bills are expected to drop for the first time in four years. Forecasters say ample oil supplies and weak U.S. demand will keep a lid on prices. The lows will be lower and the highs won't be so high ...
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.
Welcome to the first of many military-life columns. Whether it is among civilian friends or military colleagues, military life presents its own unique challenges and opportunities. Your neighbors, children's friends and strangers in the grocery store all have been affected in different ways by the military. In our community especially, we live, work and play next to military families without realizing it.
Rocky's Warrior Zone will host a two-night gaming tournament that will feature PlayStation 4 demonstrations from 8-midnight Thursday and Xbox One from 8-midnight Nov. 21.
"Come & Take It," a Revolutionary War encampment, will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road, 7 miles east of Interstate 95 near Midway.
Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.
You can perform triple duty this holiday: recycle, volunteer and decorate?
A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.
An Army Career and Alumni Program career fair will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 7 in building 705, 100 W. 15th St. on Fort Stewart. To register, go to fortstewartacapcareerfair.eventbrite.com. For more information, go to facebook.com/stewartacap or call 912-767-6797.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time Sunday.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 will host its second annual 5K fun run/walk at 8 a.m. Saturday near the Historic Midway Church.
The Official Savannah Rock 'n Roll Marathon Pasta Party and Concert will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 E. Broad St. in Savannah.
The city of Hinesville is recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
The Toys for Tots application deadline has been extended. A representative will accept Long County applications at the Long County Division of Family and Children Services building from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 1, which is the deadline for Long County.
Scarecrows are showing up all over downtown Hinesville in anticipation of the fifth annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night, which starts at 4 p.m. Friday in downtown Hinesville, from Hendry Street to Memorial Drive along South Main Street.
The Toys for Tots application deadline is Oct. 31. All applications must be turned in directly to the Hinesville United Way office, 135 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive. Applications are available online at www.toysfortots.org. However, those submitting online applications will be required to provide additional information before the application can be approved.
The Liberty County Health Department will partner with Winn Army Community Hospital for "Go Pink Liberty County Week" through Saturday to raise breast-cancer awareness in the community.