WASHINGTON, April 10, 2013 – President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget request for the Defense Department balances competing operational and strategic needs while ensuring the maximization of taxpayer dollars and addressing internal imbalances, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today.
The Department of Defense announced today the death of 3rd ID soldier deployed out of Hunter Army Airfield to Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2013 - The Defense Department has revised from 22 to 14 the number of days hundreds of thousands of civilian employees could be furloughed this year because of the budget sequester, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today.
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 - Now that Congress has passed a continuing resolution that will fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year, Defense Department officials are trying to find the best way to make $46 billion in spending cuts, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said today.
A state representative has filed a bill in the Georgia House that attempts to force the state's Department of Natural Resources' Environmental Protection Division to do what it should already be doing - responding to toxic spills in Georgia's rivers, and fast.
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 - Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they've had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.
Evoking one of cinema's most renowned closing lines of a movie, Manu Kumaran ushered in a partnership between his company and the Effingham Industrial Development Authority.
The effects of sequestration are starting to be felt at Fort Stewart with the cancellation of an event planned by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. According to special events coordinator Chris Dent, the U.S. Army Soldier Show's stop at Fort Stewart has been canceled.
The federal sequester's effects on Liberty County's economy remain to be seen, but a business panel on Thursday sent messages that are at odds with previous statements on the matter.
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 - Unless Congress acts to end sequestration, furloughs for Defense Department civilian employees can begin April 26, the department's comptroller said here today.
ATLANTA- State Rep. Jan Tankersley, R-Brooklet, has been appointed to the Southern Legislative Conference Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations Committee.
Governor's Office of Student Achievement academic auditors on Friday presented preliminary findings of an investigation into Liberty County's Waldo Pafford Elementary School test practices, but the conclusion was ambiguous.
Ammunition sales are robust these days - by local consumers and the U.S. government. A hunter or anyone attempting to buy any ammunition locally will find a shortage of all types of ammunition - pistol, rifle and shotgun. The Coastal Courier recently talked to representatives of three local businesses that sell ammunition. Each store reported an unprecedented ammunition shortage. "I've had people come in here and buy up $300 in ammunition," said Lorrie Oglesbee, manager ...
The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire will host the 2013 Acts of Valor Awards at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27, in the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St. in Savannah.
ATLANTA – Do you have an idea that would make your community a better place to live, and would $25,000 be a game-changer? State Farm is here with the assist. Through March 6, people from the United States can submit a cause for a chance to win a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist™ grant.