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.
SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love and guests recently celebrated the grand opening of STC's Aviation Training Center.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education is offering a number of Microsoft classes this fall at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. in downtown Savannah.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold adult-student information sessions this month at four sites in coastal Georgia.
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.