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Veterans urged to help with wounded warriors

Members and leaders of local veterans' organizations attended Tuesday's meeting of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789 at the Golden Hibachi Buffet on Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville. The veterans came to hear guest speaker Lt. Col. Rose Deck, commander of the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Stewart.

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


School year off to smooth start

The bell signaling the first day of the 2013-14 academic year rang Wednesday, and students toting backpacks returned to Liberty County School System's schools.

August 09, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


What's tax exempt?

Georgia retailers are not supposed to charge sales tax on many purchases Friday and Saturday. It's a "sales tax holiday" ordered by the state.

August 07, 2013 | Staff report | Family+Health


Path2College giving more than $50K

The Path2College 529 Plan is running two sweepstakes with prize money exceeding $50,000.

August 07, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


School bells ring across county

Liberty County students reported back to classes today. Motorists on roads near the schools noticed short delays as crossing guards were directing traffic, but no problems had been reported early.

August 07, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Make your girl a princess for a day

Military-affiliated parents, grandparents or guardians and daughters are invited to the Princess Tea. Enjoy tea, finger foods, games and more from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Youth Activity Center.

August 05, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Superintendent welcomed warmly, formally

New Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee was welcomed by community leaders like she was an old friend during a meet-and-greet Thursday at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.

August 05, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Stewart student wins bronze at national contest

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College student Shondai Dunbar-Williams, of Fort Stewart, won the bronze award at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for nurse assisting. The win came after Dunbar-Williams won a gold medal at a state competition. At the national level, she competed with six other students in front of a panel of judges.

July 31, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Start football season with Jaguars vs. Dolphins

Start the football season right at a life game. Leisure Travel is planning a trip to the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Miami Dolphins game Aug. 9 in Jacksonville.

July 29, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Post refill pharmacy to move

The Fort Stewart Refill Pharmacy is moving from its current location inside the Main Post Exchange to a new, larger site next to the Fort Stewart Furniture Store.

July 29, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


Students get help dressing for success

For the second time in three years, the Liberty County Schools' social workers are trying to assure all students can dress for success.

July 29, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Columnist | Family+Health


Army readying children for new school year

Fort Stewart families stood in long lines Wednesday at Club Stewart for free school supplies and information during Fort Stewart's annual Back-to-School Fair.

July 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Battle with mosquitoes continues

Liberty County Mosquito Control is continuing its efforts to protect the public against disease-carrying mosquitoes, but is asking residents to take precautions to keep themselves and their families safe.

July 26, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


Section 8 complexes upgrades sought

The Dewar Group based in Valdosta announced this week that it plans to rehabilitate Raintree, Northgate and Baytree apartments in Hinesville. The group's project team - made up of developers, builders, architects and property managers - intends to submit an application in the next month for a noncompetitive grant to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to help fund the rehab. Company officials said they also will work with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Atlanta.

July 26, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Family+Health


First lady encourages vaccinations

Sandra Deal, wife of Gov. Nathan Deal, visited the maternity ward Friday morning at Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital.

July 24, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


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School board hopes to improve students' writing

Following a report at Tuesday's Liberty County Board of Education work session by Dr. Jennifer Walts, the system's new coordinator for evaluation, assessment and accountability, education leaders discussed steps necessary to improve students' writing skills.

April 23, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health


Bridal Expo on post Sunday open to everyone

Everything you may want for a wedding, or another once-in-a-lifetime event, will be under one roof, at the Bridal Event and Expo, from 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday at Club Stewart: hair and beauty, cakes and catering, travel and entertainment, jewelry and fashion, photography, limousines, music, and prizes.

April 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Family+Health


Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

April 21, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health


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


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


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