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Deployed mother stays close to children

FORWARD OPERATING BASE APACHE, Afghanistan, March 18, 2013 - When soldiers deploy, it means months of separation from family members, loved ones and friends. One of the hardest separations anyone can face is leaving behind a child.

March 18, 2013 | By Staff Sgt. Christopher Clakeslee 1st HBCT 3rd ID | Family+Health

DUI court has first graduates

Four men and one woman on Wednesday turned a new page as the inaugural Liberty County DUI Court graduating class.

March 18, 2013 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Family+Health

Job fair for vets, military spouses

The "Hiring Our Heroes - Statesboro" hiring fair for veterans and military spouses will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Nesmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro.

March 15, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Class focuses on defense against rape

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is partnering with the Hinesville Police Department to offer a self-defense training class for women.

March 15, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Camp for grieving children planned

Children ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 18 months are invited to attend a weekend, overnight camp organized by not-for-profit Hospice Savannah's Full Circle bereavement staff and volunteers.

March 11, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

National Corn Dog Day is Saturday

Join Corkan Family Fun Center on National Corn Dog Day from noon-3 p.m. Saturday with $1.50 corn dogs from the concession stand. Check out the food and staff. For more information, call 767-4273.

March 11, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Foresters say prescribed burns prevent wildfires

Residents living near Fort Stewart probably have noticed a little smoke recently. Bob Tanner, fire operations team leader for Fort Stewart's Forestry Branch, said not to worry. He said the Army deliberately conducts "prescribed burns" in specific areas from March through June and over the Christmas holidays to prevent uncontrolled wildfires. Each area is burned on a three-year cycle, he said.

March 11, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health

Scholastic Sports Olympiad set

MARIETTA - The Georgia State Games and the Georgia Sports Foundation have created the Scholastic Sports Olympiad to encourage competition and physical fitness in Georgia schools.

March 06, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Bryan Public Safety Day is April 13

The Bryan County Fire Department and the South Bryan Volunteer Firefighters Association will host their 11th annual Public Safety Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 13 at the First Baptist Church parking lot at 9184 Hwy 144 in Richmond Hill.

March 06, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Father, son struggle with PTSD

Despite its hardships on families and personal risks to life and limb, military service often is a family tradition. Nicholas Rorro is the fifth of six generations to serve in the military. His son Curtis Rorro is the sixth generation soldier, but if Nick has any say about it, he'll be the last. Both soldiers are medically retired due to multiple physical injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.

March 06, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Family+Health

Builder launches Operations Hero House

A local homebuilding company is doing its part to ensure a wounded warrior and his or her family will have a home suited to their needs.

March 06, 2013 | By Crissie Elrick Correspondent | Family+Health

Annual green fees can save money

Golfers can save money by paying annual greens fees at Taylors Creek Golf Course or Hunter Golf Club. One fee covers both courses. Plus, you get coupons worth more than $200 in savings.

March 04, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Transit changes routes

Beginning at 5:50 a.m. Monday, the Liberty Transit system implemented new routes and schedules in the area. The changes came following a strategic planning study conducted March-December 2012 by the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.

March 04, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

'If I was Mayor' contest for 6th graders

Hinesville sixth-graders are invited to participate in the Georgia Municipal Association's "If I Were Mayor, I Would …" essay contest.

February 28, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

Easter activities planned on post

FMWR Briefs for Week of Feb. 28, 2013

February 25, 2013 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

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Cheerleading showcase Saturday

The public is invited to the free, second annual Fort Stewart Cheerleading Showcase on Feb. 22 at 1 p.m.

February 17, 2014 | Special to Connect | Family+Health

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