SAVANNAH - The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will be keeping Savannah on its tour schedule through 2016.
Holiday decorations will transform the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 into a yuletide fun land from 6-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there.
AUGUSTA - Members of Congress rack up lots of frequent flyer miles traveling between their home states and Washington. One lawmaker from Georgia is donating his miles to sick and wounded members of the military.
KENNESAW - Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing emergency financial and other assistance to military families, is accepting nominations for its Military Child of the Year Awards online at MilitaryChildOfTheYear.org through Dec. 15. Winners will be recognized in April.
Garrison commander's golf scramble Get into the holiday spirit with some birdies and pars. Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Gregory's Jingle Bells Scramble is Dec. 14 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart. Registration continues until Dec. 12. The scramble begins at 10 a.m. Play is limited to the first 25 four-person teams. The cost is $35 per active duty, retiree, Army civilian and Taylors Creek or Hunter Club members. It's $45 per civilian guest. ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade - and it could be a bad one.
The Tuttle Army Health Clinic pharmacy on Hunter Army Airfield will be renovated beginning Monday.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., – Christmas is right around the corner, and with the holidays comes an influx of mail sent to service members stationed overseas.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is getting ready to send 2,000 Christmas cards to American troops serving overseas, but school officials need help signing them all.
Get into the holiday spirit while making birdies and pars during the garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory's Jingle Bells Scramble Dec. 14 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago.
Bring the Family to Stewart Lanes for dinner and bowling at a special price from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 25. The cost is $30 per family of five.
Valdosta – It's the season of giving thanks and Wild Adventures Theme Park is showing appreciation to the surrounding communities by adding three bonus days. The park opens Friday-Sunday, Nov. 23-25 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with free admission for military families and friends of season passholders.
Everyone's invited to run in the Family Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk on Hunter at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Like many other economic measures, charitable donations in the U.S. have yet to bounce back to pre-recession levels. According to Giving USA's Annual Report on Philanthropy, charitable contributions totaled $298.4 billion in 2011 – up 4 percent from 2010, but still 11 percent below 2007 levels.
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.
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.
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.
Some new reports say segments of the economy are springing back. Others aren't so positive.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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