ATHENS - Like many other phishing scams, identity thieves may try to take advantage of Americans filing their taxes by sending fake emails, texts or social media postings supposedly from the Internal Revenue Service.
From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Georgia Department of Transportation temporarily will close various traffic lanes at the intersection of Old Sunbury Road, Old Hines Road and Oglethorpe Highway for road maintenance. Signs will alert drivers to changes in traffic flow. Motorists should expect delays in the area.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 - A new task force will start work next month on a 120-day review of all family and military community programs across the Defense Department to determine their effectiveness and identify gaps and potential efficiencies, a senior defense official said.
Hours at Corkan Family Recreation Area facilities will change starting Friday.
A Winn Army Community Hospital primary care medical clinic has earned the highest possible certification by an outside health care accreditation organization.
WASHINGTON (AP) - J.D. Williams didn't think much about the smoke cloud that often shrouded his air base in Iraq. Not when it covered everything he owned with black soot or when his wheezing and coughing made it difficult to sleep at night.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A woman who is married to a female Army officer at Fort Bragg and who was recently denied membership in its officers' spouses club said late Friday that she has been invited to become a full member.
WARNER ROBINS - City officials in Warner Robins say plans are in the works to create a school near Robins Air Force Base to train military veterans for the private workforce.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold two adult-student information sessions in February.
Temperatures here could drop into the 20s early Wednesday and the whole area has been put under a freeze warning for tonight.
New hours at Newman, Caro and Jordan fitness centers on Fort Stewart take effect Monday.
JACKSON, Miss. - Winter storms punching across the Southeast coated roads in northern Mississippi and western Tennessee with hazardous ice, causing several road accidents Tuesday, authorities said. There also were reports of scattered flooding and power outages around the region.
Watch the AFC and NFC Championship games Sunday at Rocky's Zone, where there's no cover charge and not a bad seat in the house.
NEW YORK - At least gasoline should cost you less in 2013.
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.
Georgia is one of 19 states that have seen significant declines in childhood obesity, according to a recent study conducted by the CDC.
The American Legion helps people - veterans and non-veterans - without an expectation of thanks or recognition for doing so. That's just what the American Legion does, explained Chris Mitchell, commander of the Hinesville American Legion Post 168.
Lt. Jeff Hein, commander of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit, describes law enforcement's continuous war on drugs as "a strategic game of chess, not checkers."
Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.
SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love and guests recently celebrated the grand opening of STC's Aviation Training Center.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education is offering a number of Microsoft classes this fall at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. in downtown Savannah.
The U.S. Army Soldier Show, a 75-minute song-and-dance production by active duty, Army Reserve and Army National Guard soldiers, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Newman Fitness Center.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold adult-student information sessions this month at four sites in coastal Georgia.
STATESBORO - Ticket distribution will begin next week at Georgia Southern University for former first lady Laura Bush's speaking engagement at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Hanner Fieldhouse.
SAVANNAH - The 66th annual Junior League of Savannah thrift sale will from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct 4 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct 5 at the Savannah Civic Center.
More than 40 veterans representing the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 789, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602, and American Legion Post 168 on Friday took soldiers from Fort Stewart's Wounded Warriors Battalion fishing at Pineview Lake.
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.