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Webster made private battle with cancer very public

Kimberly Shawn Grugin Webster, wife of retired Lt. Gen. William G. Webster Jr., died peacefully in her sleep early Saturday morning.

June 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


How to dispute a credit card charge

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.

June 25, 2013 | By Jason Alderman Columnist | Family+Health


Rocky's has new hours for summer

New hours for Rocky's Warrior Zone has the club open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-9 p.m.

June 24, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Schools changing report cards

Parents of students in Liberty County elementary schools no longer will find an alphabetical scale on their children's report cards this fall.

June 24, 2013 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Family+Health


Work ahead to ensure smooth move

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.

June 23, 2013 | By David Uffington King Features | Family+Health


Foreign-exchange families sought

World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.

June 17, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Reduce West Nile risks this summer

Summer quickly is approaching, which means that mosquito activity soon will become more widespread. Mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus, which can cause mild to serious illness. The best way to prevent WNV is to avoid mosquito bites.

June 14, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


WACH changes emergency room access

Currently, the Winn Army Community Hospital Emergency Department is accessible only from the entrance off 9th Street. New emergency signs have been posted to reflect the new entrance. The Niles Avenue entrance is closed to begin construction on the two-story, 43,637-square-foot emergency department, which is expected to be completed by fall 2014. It will built on the existing emergency-room parking lot.

June 14, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Don't let your financial guard down

Some new reports say segments of the economy are springing back. Others aren't so positive.

June 14, 2013 | By David Uffington King Features | Family+Health


Prescribed fire on Stewart today

A prescribed fire will be conducted today in Liberty and Long counties. The fire, which may present smoke to residents of Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties, will be carried out by Fort Stewart Forestry.

June 13, 2013 | Georgia Forestry Commission | Family+Health


Scholarship sweepstakes in reading program

HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.

June 10, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Armstrong sets 'Become a Teacher' session

Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.

June 10, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Middle school students try out careers

Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander pitches the charter school as "not your daddy's trade school," and about 70 middle-school students can say they participated last week in something that's "not your mama's summer camp."

June 10, 2013 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Family+Health


Library sets summer reading program

On June 4 at 9:30 a.m., the Military Child Education Coalition staff will present the last Storytime program at George P. Hays Library until fall.

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


Post schools to lose five days to furloughs

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.

May 23, 2013 | By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service | Family+Health


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Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Scholarship applications online

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Hinesville Alumnae Chapter's 2013-14 scholarship applications are available for download at Hinesvillealumnae.com.

April 16, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Stewart/Hunter to host cemetery tour

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will host its annual Spring Historic Communities Council Meeting and cemetery visit Friday.

April 14, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Carnival coming to Hunter

Carnival Tyme, featuring 19 rides, games, food and fun for children and adults, opens a four-day run at Hunter Army Airfield Thursday.

April 14, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Schools' app will keep students, parents informed

Liberty County Board of Education members were introduced Tuesday to the school system's newly designed free app and taught a lesson in using social media. The Liberty County School System app will debut May 1, school officials said.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 07, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Strawberry farms blooming again

MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.

April 07, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


What type of schools will Liberty operate?

Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.

April 01, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Testing remediation set for classtime

For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.

March 30, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Family+Health


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