As part of the National Education Association's effort to build a nation of readers with its signature program, "Read Across America," elementary schools on Fort Stewart, in Long County and in Richmond Hill will participate March 1-8 in Read Across America.
In an outpouring of compassion, 3rd ID soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart and their families emptied their pockets to donate to the American Red Cross for Haiti Relief.
The Hinesville Rotary Club honored two soldiers for the quarter during its meeting Tuesday, both based on honors they had earned in their units.
Shop of the Marne, the not-for-profit Officers Spouses Club consignment shop at Fort Stewart, is open to all who walk through the gift boutique's door. Anyone with access to the post may shop there.
There's no doubt that Liberty County's residents are passionate about their pets, both wanted and unwanted. Recent calls for ordinances on spaying, neutering and microchipping have brought forth heated debate among pet owners and pet rescuers. Lately this conversation has evolved into discussions about the county's current animal control and rescue policies, which some residents view as inefficient in light of the number of groups who seek to find homes for abandoned pets.
For the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women Movement's Fight against Heart Disease," the staff of Liberty Elementary School all wore red on Feb. 5. Principal Chris Anderson encouraged employees to wear red and learn about heart disease. School nurse Katie Johnson, RN, BSN, also shared information.
The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is growing in popularity and size.
There is likely nothing more comforting to a child facing a crisis than a squeezable, lovable, huggable teddy bear. That is the thought behind the "Bearable Hugs for Georgia's Children" campaign, coordinated by the Division of Child Support Services and the Fatherhood Program.
The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County will hold its 16th annual scholarship
What seemed like a dreary and cold Saturday for most Hinesville residents wasn't for several area motorcycle clubs and the American Red Cross.
Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services is offering after-school transportation to students at Joseph Martin Elementary School and Snelson Golden Middle School who are currently enrolled in CYSS programs.
The Liberty County Schools Division for Exceptional Learning will have a free parenting workshop from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the Liberty County Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St., Hinesville.
Diamond Elementary School students learned Friday that every penny has precious value when many pennies for a good cause are added together.
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network is holding its March Madness recruiting contest this month nationwide.
The Red Hat Liberty Bells celebrated St. Patrick's Day during their March 3 meeting at Molly MacPherson's in Richmond Hill. The group meets the first Monday of each month. For more information, call 884-5814.
The coldest winter in recent memory may have been wickedly miserable, but take heart that it's inspired something gorgeous and grand.
The second annual Homeless Persons Remembrance Day was observed Thursday evening at the First United Methodist Church.
The Liberty County DUI Court held its third graduation earlier this month. Following the ceremony, participants and their families celebrated at a reception provided by Recovery Place Inc. The Liberty County DUI Court program began in 2011.
SAVANNAH - The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is calling for stories and tips from families with children with different abilities.
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The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week held its Progress Through People breakfast at Compass Worship Center in Ludowici. United Way representative Sarah McLaughlin spoke during the meal.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will showcase eight young ladies during a fashionetta at
It's not unusual for soldiers to take part in rucksack marches; it's a job requirement. Requirements aside, though, several Fort Stewart soldiers are volunteering to take part in a rucksack march Saturday.
Despite Savannah's fixation this time of year on all things Irish, our dear city has a sweet little secret: Nearly five percent of the population here is Hispanic.
It's hard to imagine what mealtime would be like without the invention of simple kitchen gadgets.
'Tis the season for classic Irish-inspired fare, and there will be no shortage of hearty, homespun dishes served from Savannah's kitchens this week.
The Liberty County School System this week is joining a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members.
Fort King George State Historic Site will be invaded again by the Scots this weekend.