The Liberty County Board of Education is looking forward to "day one," the first day of the 2013-14 school year.
Tropical Storm Chantal will be right off the coast of the Georgia-Florida line early Saturday, but will no longer by a storm, if today's forecast from the National Hurricane Center holds true.
The Georgia Department of Education recently developed foundational courses for its career clusters/pathways, a new high-school model that will begin with this fall's freshman class.
The third named tropical storm of the hurricane season, Chantal, has formed in the Atlantic. If it becomes a threat to Coastal Georgia it won't be until early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
Spend a relaxing day floating down South Georgia's scenic Canoochee River. Life vest, boats and paddles will be provided, just bring your camera and lunch for a picnic on a sandbar. The trip will be from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20. Register by July 18 at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Center, 435-8205. The cost is $20 per person. Lifeguards will be on the trip. A parent or guardian must accompany those younger than 16. For ...
Liberty County has several active veterans' organizations. Many members of one organization are members of other organizations as well.
Bright bursts of red, white and blue fireworks lit the cloudy skies over Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Thursday at the Salute to the Nation Independence Day celebration.
The Hinesville Downtown Farmers Market will be closed Thursday in honor of Independence Day. Regular hours - 4-7 p.m. - will resume July 11 for Second Thursday Night in the Park.
Effective next week, two of the Community Recreation Division activities at Fort Stewart will close one day a week because of furlough days.
If a home repair or remodeling project is beyond your abilities and you need to hire a contractor, be cautious.
Kimberly Shawn Grugin Webster, wife of retired Lt. Gen. William G. Webster Jr., died peacefully in her sleep early Saturday morning.
Have you ever ordered something online that was delivered damaged ' or never arrived at all? Or been double-billed by a merchant? Or spotted a charge on your credit card statement you didn't make? Most of us have.
New hours for Rocky's Warrior Zone has the club open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-9 p.m. Coaches needed Volunteers volleyball coaches are needed a Child, Youth and School Services clinic on Fort Stewart July 15-19 from 9 a.m.-noon. If interested, visit the Youth Sports Office in the Youth Sports & Fitness Center on Austin Road and ask for a volunteer packet. For more information, call Donald Murray of Youth Sports at 767-1341. ...
Parents of students in Liberty County elementary schools no longer will find an alphabetical scale on their children's report cards this fall.
Do you have a move in your future? There is more to a successful move than just calling the first moving-company number you find in the telephone book.
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.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
National wildlife refuges are closed due to the federal-government shutdown, including one of Georgia's seven natural wonders - the Okefenokee Swamp, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Fleming.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites offer a history lesson. Gen. Coffee State Park, located about 90 minutes from Hinesville on Highway 32, is like stepping into the past.
It starts to look like Halloween next week. See "Monster House," rated PG, at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 on the grassy area on the south side of Tominac Fitness Center. There is no charge. Movie-goers are asked to bring their own snacks. If it rains, the film will be shown inside Tominac.
Another part of local history has been preserved by the Dorchester Village Civic Center's board of directors.
The Dolphin Project invites the public to "Dolphins & Desserts" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The shutdown isn't going to stop the fun. The second annual Salute to Oktoberfest, featuring food, music and fun for everyone, is still going to be outside Club Stewart on Saturday.
Due to the government shutdown, Fort Stewart's annual drive-through flu-shot clinic has been rescheduled for Oct. 16-17.
Beginning Monday, Oct. 7, the Fort Stewart PX Refill Pharmacy will fill all new prescriptions from civilian providers in addition to continuing to serve as the primary refill prescription pick-up location. This change should decrease customers' wait time at the Winn Army Community Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy, which will continue filling prescriptions for patients seen at Winn ACH.