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 Fort Stewart Refill Pharmacy is moving from its current location inside the Main Post Exchange to a new, larger site next to the Fort Stewart Furniture Store.
For the second time in three years, the Liberty County Schools' social workers are trying to assure all students can dress for success.
Fort Stewart families stood in long lines Wednesday at Club Stewart for free school supplies and information during Fort Stewart's annual Back-to-School Fair.
Liberty County Mosquito Control is continuing its efforts to protect the public against disease-carrying mosquitoes, but is asking residents to take precautions to keep themselves and their families safe.
The Dewar Group based in Valdosta announced this week that it plans to rehabilitate Raintree, Northgate and Baytree apartments in Hinesville. The group's project team - made up of developers, builders, architects and property managers - intends to submit an application in the next month for a noncompetitive grant to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to help fund the rehab. Company officials said they also will work with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Atlanta.
Sandra Deal, wife of Gov. Nathan Deal, visited the maternity ward Friday morning at Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
Heat and humidity in our area is going to make it seem like it is 105 degrees today, so the National Weather Service's Charleston Office has issued a heat advisory.
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
CAIR and back-to-school fairs, coming to Fort Stewart on Thursday, will provide one-stop opportunities for soldiers and families to learn more about the communities and schools surrounding the posts.
A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.
SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.
A Bryan County man remains in critical condition at St. Joseph's Candler after reportedly fishing near Dasher's Landing on the Ogeechee River last week and contracting a bacterial infection commonly known as the flesh eating disease.
There are 6.5 million special-education students in the United States today, and most are falling further behind their peers under Common Core standards.
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