WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical costs and work-related expenses.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your work on a recent job assignment is impressive and is sure to be noticed. Meanwhile, expect to receive news about an upcoming holiday event you won't want to miss.
In support of National Geography Awareness Week, the Liberty County Assessors Mapping Department will host an open house today for GIS Day, which is a global event that promotes awareness of geographic information system technology and the contributions it makes in the fields of science, technology, information and the humanities.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau are seeking voters to elect the grand marshal of the 16th annual illuminated Christmas parade.
SAVANNAH - As endangered right whales return to the southern Atlantic coast for their calving season, conservationists are hoping for a rebound in births after the number of newborn whales hit a 10-year low last winter.
America Recycles Day is Thursday, Nov. 15, although recycling is something we should think about and do every day. America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products. Since its inception in 1997, it has grown to include millions of Americans pledging to improve their recycling habits at home and at work. The recycling rate in the United States has increased almost every year. The current rate is 34 percent, according to www.americarecyclesday.org, so if you are not recycling yet, it is time to join us. If ...
On Oct. 20, family and friends of Maggie Simpson gathered at the Leisure Services gymnasium in Darien to celebrate her life and health of 100 years.
The Hinesville First United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Christmas tour of homes from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.
Everyone's invited to run in the Family Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk on Hunter at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Near-perfect November weather and the smell of ribs on the smoker and fish in the fryer drew in a large crowd for this year's Ricefest on Saturday in Riceboro.
The sixth annual Ricefest takes place this weekend on the field next to city hall in Riceboro.
Walt Disney Animation Studios recently released "Wreck-It Ralph," its 52nd animated feature. Ralph (John C. Reilly) is the villain of an arcade game called "Fix-It Felix Jr." When you pop a quarter into the game, Ralph begins demolishing an apartment building. But never fear, as game hero Fix-It Felix - you and your trusty golden hammer - can fix the building.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Restless Rams and Ewes might want to let others finish a current project while they start something new. But if you do, you could risk losing out on a future opportunity.
One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.
New Year's babies were welcomed Jan. 1 at both Liberty Regional Medical Center and Fort Stewart's Winny Army Community Hospital. Meet them in the photos at left.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an art exhibit this month.
Graphic Designer (Hinesville)
I managed to surprise my husband recently when I casually admitted that I had never seen the movie "A Christmas Story." As is his habit, he immediately set about continuing my cultural makeover - an essential part of my "Americanization," according to him - and equally as important as the blue American passport I was granted two years ago.