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DoD reviewing schools, including Stewart's

Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).

December 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Holiday cheer spreads into area

Monday night's seventh annual Christmas in the Park was one of the largest ever, with hundreds of families filling Bradwell Park and the Commerce Street area to see Santa and his reindeer, ride a train or horse-drawn carriage and enjoy live entertainment.

December 04, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Schools trying to keep kids in class

The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.

December 04, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Trees, lights, festivities beckon Christmas

The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

December 02, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Former paratrooper shares memories

One doesn't have to be crazy to be a paratrooper, but one does have to be tough.

December 02, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Volunteers needed to decorate Fort Stewart

Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.

November 27, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Program puts wounded warriors on water

The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.

November 27, 2013 | By Magdalena Bresson Correspondent | Family+Health


Tree lightings on Stewart and Hunter

The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5.

November 25, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Holiday events being scheduled

Fort Stewart Youth Sports winter registration runs until Dec. 6.

November 18, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Churches collecting for Christmas project

Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.

November 18, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Rotarians hear MEDDAC commander's plans

Col. Kirk Eggleston, commander of Stewart-Hunter Medical and Dental Activity and Winn Army Community Hospital, was the guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club meeting-luncheon Tuesday at the La Quinta Inn.

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


Thank a military family

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.

November 13, 2013 | By Paige Hewlett Columnist | Family+Health


Video game tournament at Rocky's

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.

November 11, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Fort Morris' part of Revolution relived

"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.

November 09, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Author believes in healing with humor

Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.

November 08, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher 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


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