Winn Army Community Hospital will host its third annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the hospital.
Subway Restaurants of Savannah will participate in its first day-long food drive, "Feed A Friend," Thursday to benefit local food pantries.
Sample various aerobic styles taught by certified instructors at the Aerobic-Thon and Wellness Fair at 9 a.m. Saturday at Newman Fitness Center. There's no charge.
Pam Tebow, Tim Tebow's mother, will make an appearance Thursday in Statesboro.
Represent the 3rd ID Oct. 20 in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., by being one of the top three men or women finishers in a qualifier race on Donovan Field Saturday.
Hair stylist Patrick Lomantini will be in Savannah from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Marigold Beauty Concepts, 8412 Abercorn St. in Savannah providing haircuts for a minimum donation of $20 to benefit the Georgia Animal Rescue and Defence (GARD) in Pembroke.
Members and leaders of local veterans' organizations attended Tuesday's meeting of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789 at the Golden Hibachi Buffet on Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The veterans came to hear guest speaker Lt. Col. Rose Deck, commander of the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Stewart.
The bell signaling the first day of the 2013-14 academic year rang Wednesday, and students toting backpacks returned to Liberty County School System's schools.
Georgia retailers are not supposed to charge sales tax on many purchases Friday and Saturday. It's a "sales tax holiday" ordered by the state.
The Path2College 529 Plan is running two sweepstakes with prize money exceeding $50,000.
Liberty County students reported back to classes today. Motorists on roads near the schools noticed short delays as crossing guards were directing traffic, but no problems had been reported early.
Military-affiliated parents, grandparents or guardians and daughters are invited to the Princess Tea. Enjoy tea, finger foods, games and more from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Youth Activity Center.
New Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee was welcomed by community leaders like she was an old friend during a meet-and-greet Thursday at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College student Shondai Dunbar-Williams, of Fort Stewart, won the bronze award at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for nurse assisting. The win came after Dunbar-Williams won a gold medal at a state competition. At the national level, she competed with six other students in front of a panel of judges.
Start the football season right at a life game. Leisure Travel is planning a trip to the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins game Aug. 9 in Jacksonville.
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.