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Hosts sought for exchange students

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families in and around Hinesville for the 2014-15 academic school year.

July 09, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Fourth celebrations are free

Area residents are invited to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's Independence Day free celebrations.

June 30, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Soldier Show here this weekend

The 2014 Army Soldier Show, a live Broadway-style revue, is coming to Newman Fitness Center at Stewart on Saturday and to Tominac Fitness Center at Hunter next Monday. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. They are free and open to the public.

June 23, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


'Dirty Up' run is Saturday

The public is invited to run in the Dirty Up Flight Line 5K/10K on Hunter at 8 a.m. Saturday.

June 17, 2014 | Special to the Frontline | Family+Health


Army Show coming at end of month

To honor fathers, their golf is free after noon on Sunday, when someone also pays for 18 holes and a golf cart. For more information, call 912-315-9115.

June 10, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Junior ranger camp at Fort Morris

The 2014 Junior Ranger Camp at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury will take place from 9 a.m.-noon daily from June 10-14.

June 06, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Armstrong to open new alumni center

What: Armstrong Alumni Center Grand Opening. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a grand opening reception and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Alumni Center in historic Burnett Hall. As one of Armstrong's eight original buildings on the university's Southside campus, Burnett Hall serves as a strategic venue for the Alumni Center. The Alumni Center will also house the Alumni Affairs Office, which is dedicated to preserving Armstrong's past, while building on the future.

June 04, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Stick family decals attracting criminals?

Those cute family decals that show family members and pets may be attracting the wrong kind of attention, according to first responders, who warn that the pictures, taken with other stickers on the car, may provide criminals with too much information.

June 03, 2014 | By Lois M. Collins Deseret News Service | Family+Health


Seven creative, low-cost gifts for dad

On Father's Day, I gave 40 small children at church paper ties. I asked them to write or draw words of wisdom from their fathers. They looked confused so I explained. I said, "Write or draw what your father tells you. What advice does he give you?" They wrote and colored vigorously for a few minutes until I asked someone to share.

June 03, 2014 | By Shannon Symonds FamilyShare | Family+Health


Health expo Saturday at Holbrook

Holbrook Pond, off Highway 144, will be the setting for the first Community Outdoor Health Expo, a day centered on health, wellness and prevention, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

June 02, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Malaria still kills 1,000,000 each year

In 2010, malaria killed almost a million people worldwide and still infects about 350 million a year. These are large figures for a disease that is both curable and preventable.

May 28, 2014 | By John Hoffmire Deseret News Service | Family+Health


3 things you can't force children to do

Most parents, but especially first-time parents, are eager to do their best to help their children learn, grow and be happy. Sometimes this responsibility is overwhelming.

May 24, 2014 | By Amy Peterson FamilyShare | Family+Health


Baby can win college savings plan

ATLANTA - Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan has kicked off its annual statewide Newborn Sweepstakes, in which one baby born this year in Georgia will receive $5,529 toward his or her college savings.

May 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Nursery rhyme's advice for adults

How prepared are you to face an emergency?

May 20, 2014 | By Pam McMurtry FamilyShare | Family+Health


16 summer activities for kids

As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.

May 18, 2014 | By Megan Gladwell FamilyShare | Family+Health


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Bistro Night returning to Thunder Run

Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.

July 28, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Heat advisory issued for today

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.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Family+Health


Hunter soldier to sing tonight

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.

July 23, 2014 | By Sgt. William Begley 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade | Family+Health


Stewart Back-to-School Fair Thursday

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.

July 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Back-to-school fair on Hunter

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.

July 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

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.

July 18, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


River pollution didn't cause flesh-eating disease

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.

July 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten and Taylor Carpenter Correspondents | Family+Health


Special ed students falling behind in Common Core

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.

July 16, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News Service | Family+Health


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