DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a $49 million winning lottery ticket has been sold in south Georgia.
SAVANNAH - Filming of a Hollywood movie is expected to continue in various locations in the Savannah area for the next several days.
Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown and Assistant Administrator Bob Sprinkel were the featured guests at the October meeting of the Goldenheirs. Brown and Sprinkel discussed projects and proposals for Hinesville and the county. County courthouse renovations are almost complete. Parking improvements and an east-end community complex were discussed as well. Other topics included countywide fire protection, a Liberty County library and a communications tower.
CHICAGO - Eight months after a trio of ticket buyers split a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot to set a world lottery record, Powerball is offering up a prize that would be the second highest.
With Thanksgiving indulgences and Black Friday sales behind us, 'tis the season for local organizations to deck the halls and spread Christmas cheer.
Get into the holiday spirit while making birdies and pars during the garrison commander Col. Kevin Gregory's Jingle Bells Scramble Dec. 14 at Taylors Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.
Few open seats were available Sunday for the 2012 Mayor's Thanksgiving Service at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ on Veterans Parkway. This year's service, themed "Bountiful Blessings," marked the annual event's 10th anniversary.
This is the best time of year! Even normally grumpy people and negative types are just a little bit more cheerful.
Those who have fallen on hard times soon may have more reason for thanks.
Well, it's finally over, folks. The final film of the Twilight Saga was released this past weekend. Whether you're saying good riddance or wiping away bittersweet tears, there's no denying that "Breaking Dawn - Part 2" is at the top of the box office.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Bradwell Institute alumna and Georgia College senior English major Natalie Sharp recently made her stage debut in the school's production of the Neil Simon dramatic comedy "Proposals."
A Clayton State University student with Hinesville ties took the stage recently as the title character in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth."
"I'm thankful for my son Devonte, and that both of us are healthy; thankful for my job and all of my friends."
Boy Scout Troop 500 had its 54th anniversary reunion Oct. 24 at the Boy Scout Hut in Hinesville.