Harpers Ferry, WV – This year marks the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.), the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length from Georgia to Maine. The anniversary will occur on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For $235,000, you could indulge in a shiny new Ferrari - or raise a child for 17 years.
Although the area desperately needed the rain, there is much to be said about a bright, sunny day and a nice cold swimming pool.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park in Richmond Hill will have its Junior Ranger Summer Camp June 25-29 and July 9-13 for children ages 8-12. The camp will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. The camp costs $75 per child. There is a limit of 30 campers for each week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will become the first major media company to ban such ads for its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children. That means kids watching Saturday morning children's shows on Disney's ABC network will no longer see ads for fast foods and sugary cereals that don't meet company's nutrition standards. ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Teaching kids to become "bullyproof" is all the rage. Books, videos and websites promise to show parents how to protect their kids from being bullied; school districts are buying curricula with names like "Bully-Proofing Your School," a well-regarded program used in thousands of classrooms. Even martial arts programs are getting into the act: "Bullyproofing the world, one child at a time," is the motto for a jujitsu program called Gracie Bullyproof.
SAVANNAH - National Get Outdoors Day encourages healthy, active outdoor fun. National parks across the country are celebrating this new event by waiving entrance fees. Fort Pulaski National Monument near here will offer free admission on Saturday, June 9. Not only is Fort Pulaski one of the most well-preserved fortifications in the Southeast, but it is also looks out over the Savannah River, marshes and woodlands. "Fort Pulaski National Monument has more than 5,000 acres ...
There's nothing to do around Hinesville. It's a claim I've heard probably a thousand times since moving here and one I still don't understand.
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) - It struck Christine Zinser a year ago, as her son Philipp was finishing high school and heading into the Marine Corps: At all the season's award banquets, while there were honors for those heading to military academies and college ROTC programs, the graduates who were enlisting were not recognized.
Kate Jacobson knows what it means to overcome obstacles. She's the parent of a child with special needs, and when she couldn't find the educational resources he needed in South Carolina, she moved with her husband to Savannah so their son could attend the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism. However, due to a bureaucratic issue, the longtime social worker and psychotherapist couldn't open a practice in Georgia. Undeterred, she decided to reinvent herself: She completed ...
Enjoy the new Café Style Pasta Night at Thunder Run, now offered every Wednesday from 4-7:30 p.m.
Savannah, Ga. – In celebration of World Oceans Day, Jacques Cousteau's birthday and the new "Sea Jellies of the Georgia Coast" exhibit, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will host free hands-on education programs June 9 from 10a.m.-4 p.m. at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
Reel in black sea bass, grouper, or snapper on an eight-hour Deep Sea Reef Fishing Trip out of Jekyll Island on July 7.
To show appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. Military, on May 19 – Armed Forces Day – the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance for active duty military members and their dependents to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and every unit of the Refuge System, as well as National Parks and other public lands.
For the ninth consecutive year, people needing a reprieve from southern Georgia's blistering summer heat can find what they're looking for right here in Statesboro.
Mosquitoes are major pests in Coastal Georgia, and according to the Mosquito Control experts with Hinesville's Department of Public works, they're not going away.
Winn Army Community Hospital's Department of Public Health and Fort Stewart's Dental Activities Command teamed up last month to teach healthy habits to children at Stewart's child-development centers as part of Winn's observance of Month of the Military Child.
Staff Sgt. Jorge Roman with 24th Ordnance Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, has spent his life being a good example to his loved ones and his community.
The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center, the GDOL's Veterans Services Division and Savannah Technical College will sponsor the annual Southeast Georgia Career Expo on Thursday in Savannah.
One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.
FORT STEWART - After a short deliberation, a jury found Curly Pig guilty May 3 for trying to cook the Big Bad Wolf.
Armstrong Atlantic State University on Wednesday announced a major initiative for the Armstrong-Liberty Center. In partnership with the city of Hinesville, the university will build an expanded, new facility in downtown Hinesville to accommodate more students, programs, classroom and laboratory space.
Approved and proposed changes to the military's Tricare health-care program dramatically could affect military retirees living near Fort Stewart, according to Jeff Loomis, access assistant care manager at Winn Army Community Hospital.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
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