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Holiday light tour continues

The holiday lighting that has delighted families visiting Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 continues until Dec. 26. Visitors are invited to drive through, at no charge, from 6-9 nightly.

December 16, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Toys for Tots hands out gifts

One-hundred and forty-seven of Santa's helpers wrapped and handed out toys to parents and guardians Saturday during this year's Toys for Tots toy distribution at the former Jordye Bacon Elementary School. The local program serves less-fortunate children in Liberty and Long counties.

December 16, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Colonial Christmas Saturday

A Colonial Christmas will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road near Midway

December 12, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Savannah Tech is college of year

The Technical College System of Georgia has named Savannah Technical College its 2013 College of the Year. Savannah Tech leaders, supporters and employees celebrated the achievement Friday night at the Savannah Technical College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.

December 11, 2013 | By Wyler Smith Correspondent | Family+Health


Take a hayride in a holiday wonderland

Holiday lights will transform Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Highway 144 into a holiday wonderland for family fun and hayrides Dec. 13-14. The hayrides begin at 6 each evening.

December 09, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Pearl Harbor attack remembered

The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.

December 09, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


State offering quitting smoking help

The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.

December 09, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Group planning next Veterans Salute

Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee on Wednesday discussed last month's inaugural Veterans Salute and how to draw a larger crowd to next year's event.

December 06, 2013 | Staff Report | Family+Health


Nativity display Saturday

Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.

December 06, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Store's bear sale benefits Toys for Tots

Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.

December 06, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Supermarket of vet benefits in Savannah

The Supermarket of Veterans Benefits will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday at the Georgia Department of Veterans Service at the Georgia National Guard Armory, 1248 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah.

December 04, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


DoD reviewing schools, including Stewart's

Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).

December 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Holiday cheer spreads into area

Monday night's seventh annual Christmas in the Park was one of the largest ever, with hundreds of families filling Bradwell Park and the Commerce Street area to see Santa and his reindeer, ride a train or horse-drawn carriage and enjoy live entertainment.

December 04, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Schools trying to keep kids in class

The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.

December 04, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Trees, lights, festivities beckon Christmas

The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life at a lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

December 02, 2013 | Special to Connect | 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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