Living in coastal Georgia can present unique opportunities. Discovering an alligator living in your subdivision might be one of those.
A Leisure Travel trip on May 13 takes you to the Savannah Civic Center for a Blue Man Group performance, described as a live celebration of art, technology, and music. It is science, laughter and a creative urge.
National Infant Immunization Week, which is April 20-27, is a time to recognize the importance of immunizations.
Winn Army Community Hospital hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday behind WACH's emergency department to celebrate the grand opening of the facility's new Toshiba Vantage Titan 3T magnetic resonance imaging medical system.
Bradwell Institute students have geared up for prom this week with spirit-oriented activities, but they've also been given opportunities to ponder the ripple effects that stem from their choices.
Veterans from as far away as Peach County came to Glennville on Wednesday to compete for hundreds of law-enforcement jobs open to former military members.
Veterans in Georgia's 1st District have an advocate in their congressman. During Monday's annual Veterans Services Forum at Armstrong Atlantic State University Center, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., urged veterans having problems with their disability claims through the Department of Veterans Affairs to contact his office for assistance.
Wheels Day, giving Fort Stewart youngsters a chance to explore and learn about safety vehicles and vehicles their parents drive and maintain, will be from 9 a.m.-noon Friday at the Child Development Center.
The Low Country Real Diaper Circle and Bottoms Up, a local cloth diaper store, are sponsoring Savannah's Premier Green Baby Expo, a one-day free event to promote natural living for today's eco-conscious families.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens can review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 hunting seasons.
Local residents may notice their cars keep changing color, sometimes on a weekly basis. One week, cars may have a greenish film covering the body and windows. The next week, that green film may take on a yellowish tint.
There are about 800 law enforcement-related jobs currently open statewide.
A Savannah-based business will send delegates this month to Washington, D.C., to lobby for modifications to the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, but the group also has begun a grassroots campaign to enlighten its regional base.
CASE exchange-student programs invite Georgia families to host a high-school age exchange student for the upcoming school year starting in late August.
"Murder Two Point Uh-Oh!" a "happy-to-hysterical, high-wire, interactive comedy mystery dinner theater," will be presented Friday at Club Stewart.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time Sunday.
East Liberty American Legion Post 321 will host its second annual 5K fun run/walk at 8 a.m. Saturday near the Historic Midway Church.
The Official Savannah Rock 'n Roll Marathon Pasta Party and Concert will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 E. Broad St. in Savannah.
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.