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Post schools to lose five days to furloughs

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.

May 23, 2013 | By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service | Family+Health


City counting mosquitoes, looking for control

Mosquitoes are major pests in Coastal Georgia, and according to the Mosquito Control experts with Hinesville's Department of Public works, they're not going away.

May 22, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Post's outdoor pools opening

Corkan and Bryan Village outdoor pools on Stewart and the Hunter outdoor pool and spray park open for the summer Saturday.

May 20, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Little ones learn healthy habits

Winn Army Community Hospital's Department of Public Health and Fort Stewart's Dental Activities Command teamed up last month to teach healthy habits to children at Stewart's child-development centers as part of Winn's observance of Month of the Military Child.

May 17, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Family+Health


Army's top father nominee from Stewart

Staff Sgt. Jorge Roman with 24th Ordnance Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, has spent his life being a good example to his loved ones and his community.

May 15, 2013 | By Sgt. Kiera Anderson 3rd Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs | Family+Health


Career fair Thursday in Savannah

The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center, the GDOL's Veterans Services Division and Savannah Technical College will sponsor the annual Southeast Georgia Career Expo on Thursday in Savannah.

May 13, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


International group now over Army lodging

One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.

May 13, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Fort Stewart jury finds Curly Pig guilty

FORT STEWART - After a short deliberation, a jury found Curly Pig guilty May 3 for trying to cook the Big Bad Wolf.

May 10, 2013 | By Staff Sgt. Roger RyDell Daniels Special to Connect | Family+Health


AASU officially announces Liberty campus plan

Armstrong Atlantic State University on Wednesday announced a major initiative for the Armstrong-Liberty Center. In partnership with the city of Hinesville, the university will build an expanded, new facility in downtown Hinesville to accommodate more students, programs, classroom and laboratory space.

May 10, 2013 | Staff report | Family+Health


TRICARE changing, costs likely to go up

Approved and proposed changes to the military's Tricare health-care program dramatically could affect military retirees living near Fort Stewart, according to Jeff Loomis, access assistant care manager at Winn Army Community Hospital.

May 08, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Miss Georgia South applications sought

Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.

May 08, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Club Stewart Brunch for Mother's Day

Make the day special for mom. Take her to Club Stewart for the Mother's Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy breakfast items or choose from other favorites.

May 06, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Eagle scout reunion set

SAVANNAH - Eagle Scout alumni are invited to the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts' annual Eagle reunion and new Eagle recognition banquet Saturday, May 18, at the Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd. in Savannah.

May 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Family+Health


Baptist site blocked, unblocked on Stewart

The Southern Baptist Convention's website temporarily was blocked last week on numerous military installations, according to an April 24 report by Fox News. A Fort Stewart chaplain, who asked to remain anonymous, confirmed that Fort Stewart was among the bases where the SBC website was blocked, and he remains skeptical about the reasons given for the block.

May 03, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


WACH dietician shares autism experience

Autism is a disorder with no known cause or cure and, according to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of it are increasing.

May 03, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


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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


Carnival coming to Hunter

Carnival Tyme, featuring 19 rides, games, food and fun for children and adults, opens a four-day run at Hunter Army Airfield Thursday.

April 14, 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


What type of schools will Liberty operate?

Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.

April 01, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Testing remediation set for classtime

For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.

March 30, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Family+Health


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