Georgia has received $30 million in Recovery Act funds for direct home loans through USDA Rural Development for qualifying families considered to have low and very low incomes to purchase or build a home in a rural area.
The window of opportunity is closing for those interested in the 2010 alligator hunting season.
Two high school students from Bryan County joined more than 150 others from across the state in the 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop held June 13-17 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
Long before there were religious campuses, large churches and impressive cathedrals, many worshipped inside one-room country churches – even in a brush arbor. With God as the guiding spirit, a congregation can meet anywhere.
Children 4 years and older entering Georgia schools for the first time or who have been out of the school system for a year must have health screenings.
The following dates have been announced by the school principals for the Open Houseactivities for school year 2010-2011.
Next week school bells will ring and the 2010-11 school year will begin. Some kids will welcome it, others won't. Parents also will likely have mixed feelings about the start of another academic year.
The great Democratic revolution of 2008 is entering its pitiful stage.
The Department of Driver Services reported recently that more than 4,000 Georgia drivers conducted licensing business from the comfort of their homes or offices during the recent summer holiday via the Agency's website, www.dds.ga.gov.
SAVANNAH - Savannah's Cultural Arts Theatre will hold auditions for its fall production of "Steel Magnolias" at 6 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 2-3, at S.P.A.C.E. Gallery's Black Box Theater, 9 W. Henry St.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid adding to the tension around you. Even a well-meant reaction against something you perceive as unfair could be misunderstood. Let things calm down, and then talk about it.
Q: Our son is a month from being 2. We're concerned about his throwing. During a recent dinner out, he threw a fork that whizzed by a lady's head just missing her eye.
The Coastal Health District will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with a picnic for WIC participants from noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Liberty County Health Department's WIC clinic in Hinesville. The clinic is at 1183 W. Bultman Ave.
Want some nutrition in a nutshell? Dietary experts say adding pecans to a balanced diet is beneficial.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.
The Pembroke City Council approved a resolution Monday that officials hope will one day bring the city a new development.
Veronica Barth asked the Richmond Hill City Council at its meeting Tuesday night to use its best judgment to protect property values if it ultimately approves a commercial development behind the A-1 Motel on Highway 17.
RHHS locks up home game
For Bill Collins, spending the better part of two days talking to kids about the importance of public safety is part of the job.
A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, remains in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.
I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?
Easter is, of course, one of the major Christian festivals across the world. While the religious meaning is the same, I find the history of many Easter traditions - and some of the cultural differences surrounding its celebration in the United Kingdom and the United States -interesting.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.
The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.
The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
A rabies clinic will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 3, in the Lanier Primary School parking lot.