MIAMI - Tropical Storm Earl has formed in the open Atlantic Ocean, but the system is far from land.
Earl has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and is expected to become a hurricane by Friday.
Dorchester Academy was one of 10 historic schools from 250 applicants across the country and the only one in Georgia to receive a $50,000 preservation grant from Lowe's this week. Lowe's Companies, Inc. and the National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded nearly $500,000 in grants from Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation to historic schools across America.
A soldier assigned to Hunter Army Airfield died Aug. 19 from wounds he sustained during a firefight with insurgents while deployed to Konar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Football players do not wear "man capri pants." And, if the skintight "not capri pants" happen to be white, those certainly are not "panty lines" you see encircling the players' backsides. Or so I recently was told by my football fanatic husband, who tried - in vain - to teach me the rules of the game.
President Barack Obama's ringing statement in favor of the ground zero mosque had a gaping escape clause: He didn't necessarily support the mosque.
ATLANTA - More than 13 million students and 1 million educators will share $3.4 billion from the second round of the federal "Race to the Top" grant competition, the U.S. Education Department said Tuesday.
All Department of Driver Services driver's licensing and testing customer service centers will be closed Saturday, Sept. 4 and will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 7. DDS centers are closed statewide every Monday. The first business day following a closed day typically is busy, so plan accordingly.
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta - A missing-person call on a police radio demands prompt action, often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The time and stress accompanying the search is emotionally and physically draining. Many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Pooler will offer a free model airplane building classes Saturday, Aug. 28, for children, and free admission for them when they buy a model airplane. World War II model airplanes are on sale in the museum gift store for $12. Model airplanes from the museum's archive collection also will be on display.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Cupid is strong in the aries aspect this week, with the cherub opening romantic possibilities for single lambs, and strengthening ties 'twixt loving pairs already in a caring relationship.
A Fort Stewart soldier was involved in a domestic shooting on Savannah's Southside Tuesday morning, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Information Officer Gena Moore has confirmed.
Q: I recently read an article that said adults need to earn the respect of children. That seems like one more "progressive" attempt to undermine parental authority. I believe children should respect adults no matter what. Don't you agree?
Good gravy, supermodel Gisele Bündchen really created a stir recently when she said she thought "There should be a worldwide law that mothers should breastfeed their babies for six months." She later said, "My intention in making a comment about the importance of breastfeeding has nothing to do with the law. It comes from my passion and beliefs about children. Becoming a new mom has brought a lot of questions. I feel like I am in a constant search for answers on what might be the best for my child."
SAVANNAH - A Georgia death row inmate given a rare chance to prove his innocence by the U.S. Supreme Court failed to clear his name with a case that was "largely smoke and mirrors," a federal judge said Tuesday in a ruling that sets the stage for the state to resume planning his execution.
The case of Troy Anthony Davis has been a rallying point for death penalty opponents and groups such as Amnesty International and the NAACP. Davis has insisted he was wrongly convicted of killing an off-duty Savannah police officer in 1989 - and that he had evidence to ...
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
The advent of autumn means it's time to plant woody plants.
Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location today, kicking off a weekend of grand opening events.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 last week to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.
Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.
More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.
This past Thursday, the Richmond Hill High School Cross Country team hosted their 5th annual Fishy Invitational. With pristine running conditions from mid-afternoon until the late evening, 511 runners from 29 different schools throughout the coastal empire attended the meet.
Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
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• Matter of record - A Richmond Hill Police Department officer was sent to a room at a Richmond Hill motel on Saturday "in reference to an injured person," a report said.
New Beginnings Community Church will hold a fall-harvest celebration from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at 75 Crosswinds Drive, at the entrance to Buckhead North.