CHICAGO (AP) - People who collapse from cardiac arrest in poor black neighborhoods are half as likely to get CPR from family members at home or bystanders on the street as those in better-off white neighborhoods, according to a study that found the reasons go beyond race.
Students and faculty at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School kicked off Red Ribbon Week on Monday morning with a ribbon cutting, balloon release and a visit from the Directorate of Emergency Services' mascot, McGruff the Crime Dog.
Before the Great Recession of 2008 overturned many long-held financial beliefs, it wasn't uncommon for people to differentiate between "good debt" and "bad debt." The thinking was that certain kinds of debt were worth taking on because you come out ahead in the long run. Buying a home and financing a college education were two notable examples.
Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is the feature for a Movie Under the Stars evening at a pavilion on the north side of Holbrook Pond starting at 8 p.m. Friday.
Are you ordering far fewer checks for your bank account these days? Does a roll of postage stamps seem to last a lot longer? Like most people, you're probably performing many more financial transactions electronically, either by choice or because companies and government agencies have increasingly made it all but mandatory.
The fifth annual Fort Stewart Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is scheduled for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 24-25 in the SFC Paul R. Smith Army Education Center parking lot at 100 Knowledge Drive, just outside the post's main gate.
Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is the featured film for a Movie Under the Stars evening at the large pavilion on the north side of Holbrook Pond starting at 8 p.m. Oct. 26.
Colorful autumn leaves attract visitors to Georgia's state parks every year, according to Kim Hatcher, public affairs coordinator with Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites.
NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Tickets are on sale for "Clue: the Musical," based on the Parker Brothers board game. Tickets are $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight. The price includes a family-style dinner.
MACON - School nurses across Georgia are getting ready to hold special clinics to help more students get their flu shots.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Airline passengers can expect fewer carriers to choose from, fewer flights to smaller cities and more baggage and other fees as the industry continues to grapple with high fuel prices and a weak economy, according to a government report released Tuesday.
Downtown Hinesville will be filled with music and barbecue from 4-11 p.m. Saturday for the annual Blues & BBQ behind the new judicial center on Main Street.
CHICAGO (AP) - Teenage girls may prefer the pill, the patch or even wishful thinking, but their doctors should be recommending IUDs or hormonal implants - long-lasting and more effective birth control that you don't have to remember to use every time, the nation's leading gynecologists group said Thursday.
New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.
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.