Army Community Service will host job fairs at the two area military bases next month. A fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, on Hunter Army Airfield at the Tominac Fitness Center, building 919. On Oct. 17, a fair will be held on Fort Stewart at Stewart Club, building 405. Go to www.ERP1STOP.com for a list of the more than 50 companies that will be present. The job fairs are open ...
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to consolidate Jordye Bacon Elementary School and rezone its students to the seven other elementary schools in the district.
Saturday is a special day for some very special people - Stewart and Hunter kids. It's the Boys and Girls Club Day for Kids, and Stewart/Hunter will celebrate with games, face-painting, inflatables, door prizes, food and other fun things such as a sack race and tug-of-war. The free fun starts at 10 a.m. at School Age Services building on Stewart and the School Age Center on Hunter. For more information, call 767-2635 at Stewart or ...
This story is the latest installment in a joint initiative by The Associated Press and Associated Press Media Editors taking a closer look at this latest generation of war veterans as they return to civilian life, and the effect this is having on them, their families and American society.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Tybee Island, Ga., known as "Georgia's Favorite Beach," is pleased to announce an exciting new fall vacation giveaway offer.
"Georgia's Rolling State Park" follows a 40-mile stretch of railroad track between Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park near Cordele and the tiny community of Archery just west of Plains.
The Community Showcase and Travel Shows will be from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Hunter Club and from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Club Stewart ballroom.
Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host free bike tours Sept. 1 and 8 as part of its new Conservation Cycle program.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Federal regulators who shut down a Central California slaughterhouse after receiving an animal welfare video were investigating Tuesday whether beef from sick cows reached the human food supply.
Entertaining children is not my strong suit. Where I come from, children entertained themselves or they were sent outside with the coyotes. If you were very good, you got to play Atari for 30 minutes after dinner. The rest of the time you either read a book or fed bugs to the cat and that was that. Yet somehow I ended up with five young people in my care last Wednesday morning, all of them ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The roadside bomb that exploded outside Andrew Robinson's Humvee in Iraq six years ago broke the Marine staff sergeant's neck and left him without use of his legs. It also cast doubt on his ability to father a child, a gnawing emotional wound for a then-23-year-old who had planned to start a family with his wife of less than two years.
Put away your wallet and pull out your fishing pole. Visitors to Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites will not pay for parking or admission on Saturday, Sept. 29 as part of "Your State Parks Day." Sponsored by the Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, the celebration brings attention to ways that parks enrich communities, plus the importance of local volunteerism. Parking is normally $5 at state parks, and admission ranges from $2.50 ...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's highest court upheld the world's toughest law on cigarette promotion Wednesday, prohibiting tobacco company logos on cigarette packs that will instead show cancer-riddled mouths, blinded eyeballs and sickly children.
14th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races are set for Sept. 15. Proceeds to Benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center WHAT: 14th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races. Fortune Recycling presents this popular annual sea kayaking race will benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, a non-profit marine science education facility offering hands-on programs throughout the year. The event, which is open to the public, is presented in conjunction with the Savannah Ocean Exchange. ...
Bring your BFF out for some miniature golf during our Girlfriends Day from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Cypress Creek Adventure Golf. Buy one game at regular price and your friend gets a game free. For more information, call 767-4273.
Singers from Stewart and Hunter are invited to compete in Operation Rising Star, the Army's version of "American Idol."
Navy Seaman Recruit Jeremy D. Bange, son of Jennifer L. Futch of Ludowici, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
About 30 runners competed in a 10-mile race Saturday at Donovan's Track to qualify for a position on the Fort Stewart team slated to represent the installation Oct. 20 at the 29th annual Army 10-miler race in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 - Committed to preserving quality-of-life offerings despite ever-tighter budgets, military morale, welfare and recreation officials are scaling back in some areas as they introduce innovative approaches to delivering services and programs.
Starting this week, law enforcement personnel will be riding school buses at various times to help nab motorists who don't obey bus stop signs.
Guardians in Action Inc. celebrated its first anniversary over the weekend at Club Stewart. More than 100 guests attended a banquet, where Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas, Smiley Elementary Principal David Edwards, Warrior Transition Unit Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Rosemarie Deck and Long County Family Connection Executive Director William Miller spoke to the crowd, and Capt. Lyde Andrews offered an invocation.
Most of Beate Wickham's handcrafted artwork is seen only by friends and family members of those who've asked her to create something they can treasure as a memory of their military service or a memorial of their soldier.
Cadet 1st Sgt. Jacob M. Deem, a Fort Stewart resident, participated in the American Legion Georgia Boys State program in June and the Boys Nation program in Washington, D.C., on July 19-26. He was one of only two peer-elected state senators who represented Georgia at Boys Nation.
Donnie Pulliam of Liberty County was among 48 state winners at the 71st annual State 4-H Congress in Atlanta this summer. During the event, each 4-H member gave a 10-minute oral presentation, using visual aids, about any topic before a panel of judges.
STATESBORO - U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., will host a veterans and military job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive.