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  • Hinesville native earns Air Force honor Hinesville native earns Air Force honor Hinesville native Staff Sgt. Barrita Simmons, Air Force District of Washington NCO in charge of command decorations, has been recognized as an AFDW capital airman. Simmons enlisted in the Air Force in April 2006. She joined the AFDW staff in September 2013. Her duty location is Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.At AFDW, she is part of a team that is ...
  • Crash victim identified Crash victim identified Five-vehicle I-95 crash kills one, injures other The woman who died early Monday in a five-vehicle accident on I-95 has been identified as Vicki Persons, 62, of McIntosh County, according to GSP Trooper Quincy Melvin Earlier story One woman was killed and other people were injured in a five-vehicle accident on I-95 a couple miles south of Midway early Monday.The crash occurred about 6:30 a.m. It was ...
  • Community Health and Wellness Fair held in Riceboro Community Health and Wellness Fair held in Riceboro The fifth annual Health and Wellness Fair took place on Saturday at the Riceboro Youth Center. Hosted by Project Reach G.A.N.G Inc., a non-profit community youth outreach program, the fair provided resource information, health screenings, products and exercise activities for attendees to enjoy. Lavonia LeCounte, organizer of the fair and leader of Project Reach G.A.N.G, said that the purpose of ...
  • Do superintendents matter? Do superintendents matter? Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.As the new superintendent of Denver Public Schools, one of the largest urban school districts in the country, he faced the daunting challenge of improving lagging student performance after being appointed in 2010. It wouldn’t be easy: 80 percent of students in the district are minorities, 40 percent are English-language learners, and ...
  • Art exhibition to showcase local quilters Art exhibition to showcase local quilters Celebrating National Quilting Month The Stars and Stripes Quilters Guild of Hinesville will open an art exhibit, showcasing quilts and other items, Thursday at the Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery. The "Every Quilt has a Story" exhibition will open with a free a community reception at the gallery from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. The guild, which has been in Liberty for about 30 years ...
  • Jury to be picked for ‘Midnight Rider’ trial Jury to be picked for ‘Midnight Rider’ trial Jury selection in the trial of the death of "Midnight Rider" second camera assistant Sarah Jones is set for Monday, March 9, at the Wayne County Courthouse. The trial will begin March 10."Midnight Rider" was going to be a biopic of rock musician Greg Allman. Producers Randall Miller, Jody Savin, Hillary Schwartz and Jay Sedrish were indicted and charged with ...
  • Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid A mid-winter ritual is on millions of families’ calendars this month, and it wasn't about asking a large rodent named Phil for a weather forecast.For families with college-age children, it’s time — once more — to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the yearly application to calculate college students’ eligibility for financial aid.With college costs continuing to ...
  • In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.He spent his formative years studying at the College of William and Mary, where he studied philosophy, statecraft, science and literature. He spent the rest of his life devoted to the pursuit of knowledge for knowledge's sake.Jefferson was vocal about his belief that an educated electorate was the foundation of democracy. ...
  • Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.Vile comments such as, “I really hate blacks, I’m going home where there aren’t any,” and “the way blacks are acting right now kind of justify slavery,” caused outrage over misuse of the app ...
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    Wake swamps fisherman's boat Man recoveriong from hypothermia A man endured several hours slogging through a marsh Friday after the boat he was in was swamped by the wake of a larger boat that was passing.The recently-separated service member was taken to a Savannah hospital apparently suffering from hypothermia, but is expected to recover. He was rescued by volunteers of the Eastern District Volunteer Fire and Rescue Fire ...
  • Alleged wanted man sought Alleged wanted man sought The Liberty County Sheriff Office is asking for the public's help in locating a wanted man.Christopher Chance, 45, is allegedly wanted for burglary and probation violation.If you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call the LCSO's Detective Division at 912-876-4555 or 911.
  • Stewart soldier awarded Soldiers Medal Stewart soldier awarded Soldiers Medal A 28-year old Fort Stewart soldier has been awarded the highest peacetime medal in the Army, the Soldiers Medal. During a formal ceremony held at Club Stewart, Spc. Nathan Currie with the 756th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, was presented the prestigious medal by Task Force Marne Commander, Brig. Gen. James Blackburn and Currie's wife, Mandy. While fishing at Stewart's Holbrook ...
  • Liberty County EMA holding meetings on hazard-mitigation plan Liberty County EMA holding meetings on hazard-mitigation plan The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a series of stakeholders' meetings this month as part of its effort to update the county's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Director Mike Hodges, Assistant Director Larry Logan and engineering-firm contractor David Stroud will lead the first meeting from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in the commissioners' boardroom at the courthouse annex in ...
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    Bomb threat at Long County High Long County High School has been evacuated following a phone call claiming their was a bomb in the school. According to Long County Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Smith, the school was evacuated shortly after the call was received about 2:30 pm Thursday. According to Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles, the children are currently being held at Smiley Elementry School not ...
  • YMCA hosting ‘Flags for Heroes’ fundraiser YMCA hosting ‘Flags for Heroes’ fundraiser The Liberty County/Armed Services YMCA will host its first-ever "Flags for Heroes" fundraiser Saturday, March 7, at Bryant Commons in Hinesville. According to branch manager Donna Waite, any individual or organization can sponsor a "hero" with a 3-by-5-foot American flag for $50 or 15-inch flag in a combat boot for $25. The flags will be displayed March 7-8 at the ...
  • Vanguard infantrymen conduct live-fire training exercise at Galahad Drop Zone Vanguard infantrymen conduct live-fire training exercise at Galahad Drop Zone Infantrymen with the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team took part in a combined-arms live-fire training exercise Friday at Range B18, also known as Galahad Drop Zone.The exercise was part of the 4th IBCT's three-month training exercise called Vanguard Focus. The 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, was the first of the Vanguard Brigade's ...
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    High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high."America's students have achieved another record-setting milestone," U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement. ...
  • Tractor Supply holding scholarship program Tractor Supply holding scholarship program BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation. The program will be supported nationally by Tractor Supply and Del's Feed & Farm Supply stores through March 1. Customers can donate $1 or more at store registers during the checkout process to support local FFA chapters and their ...
  • Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary Students listed on the most recent honor roll at Joseph Martin Elementary School include First GradeA Honor RollAlex GrahamMax LintonSevyn MetoyerHaley YsbrandKatie BoggsKristian CapersTroy CayoKelsey CohnAlayna DuhartAriel HolleyBrent JacobsEvelyn JohnsonDaiyanna LawrenceTamya McCulloughKaylee NolesCorey ThompsonDesirae TiradoRiyon TrimuelCameron Comeau BlanchardConner HandDarion McIntyreJason MironThomas ParrAddison SwartKasyn JonesJohnny LopezGabriella UmanzorCeleria WilliamsSamantha BaileyStephanie DentonDemery DurrenceElaina HeptingDallas HillKaelyn IfillJaia LewisAlyssa McCartneyAustin RixTaylor RushFaith RyanCarlee StricklandJohn McLean ...
  • Prayers for first responders' safety Prayers for first responders' safety Appreciating their service and sacrifice A prayer rally for first responders Saturday on the steps of the historic Liberty County Courthouse attracted residents, pastors, officials and first responders to pray for the safety and support of those who answer emergency calls. The United Ministerial Alliance of Liberty County hosted the rally, and its president, Pastor Richard D. Hayes, presided. Members of Dreams First, a non-profit ...

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