WASHINGTON, March 28, 2013 - The Defense Department has revised from 22 to 14 the number of days hundreds of thousands of civilian employees could be furloughed this year because of the budget sequester, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today.
A North Bryan County toddler died Wednesday after being mauled outside her home by a pack family dogs while family members were inside.
Area media are reporting that some family dogs mauled a toddler to death in North Bryan County Wednesday evening.
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 - Now that Congress has passed a continuing resolution that will fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, Defense Department officials are trying to find the best way to make $46 billion in spending cuts, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said today.
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 - Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Emily Markesteyn said she is "disappointed" in a Georgia judge's denial of a petition seeking a halt on a Screven County textiles industry from discharging wastewater into the Ogeechee River.
Evoking one of cinema's most renowned closing lines of a movie, Manu Kumaran ushered in a partnership between his company and the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
The effects of sequestration are starting to be felt at Fort Stewart with the cancellation of an event planned by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. According to special events coordinator Chris Dent, the U.S. Army Soldier Show's stop at Fort Stewart has been canceled.
The federal sequester's effects on Liberty County's economy remain to be seen, but a business panel on Thursday sent messages that are at odds with previous statements on the matter.
Coastal Health District Health Director Dr. Diane Weems told members of the Long County Board of Health on March 7 that the governmental sequestration will affect services in the state, but she wasn't sure to what degree it would hit local offices.
The 115 cardinals participating in this week's papal conclave made history Wednesday when they elected Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio to succeed Pope Benedict XV as the 266th pope.
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 - Unless Congress acts to end sequestration, furloughs for Defense Department civilian employees can begin April 26, the department's comptroller said here today.
One by one, speakers told state Environmental Protection Division representatives that the agency wasn't doing its job and the pollution of the Ogeechee River had to stop.
Everyone lives in a flood zone. Some are just more at risk of flooding than others.
A Staten Island, N.Y., man is being hailed as a hero after he pulled a man from a car Saturday before it burst into flames following a crash on I-95 in Richmond Hill.
Daylight saving time is upon us and once again the world is considering the pros and cons of the time policy.
The Georgia Senate on Thursday approved a measure introduced by Gov. Nathan Deal that would allow the state to temporarily take over what it calls chronically failing schools.
The Georgia House of Representatives has been incredibly busy these past weeks. I want to take the opportunity to explain a few of the biggest pieces of legislation that we considered.
WASHINGTON — Television’s Rep. Francis Underwood’s season one introduction to “House of Cards” explains his view of America’s capital city: “Give and take. Welcome to Washington.” But the show’s portrayal of real-life D.C. politics has a far murkier side than most Capitol Hill staffers and D.C. workers say even the most power-consumed ever descend into.