Fri., March 22, 2013 2:00pm
While Congress works to iron out a budget, the so called sequester still stands. With it, areas that rely on federal spending are bracing for across the board cuts. Military communities are particularly hit.
Tue., March 5, 2013 5:00pm
While most federal spending cuts from the sequester could take time to work their way down to local school districts, communities with military bases are bracing for a more immediate impact. That's because many districts already have budgeted for a program called Impact Aid. The funds are used to offset property tax losses.
Wed., February 20, 2013 4:27pm
The US Supreme Court is keeping alive an international custody case involving a Georgia-based solider. Justices ruled Tuesday that Ft. Stewart-based Sgt. Jeffrey Chafin can continue his legal battle for his five year old daughter. The child has lived in Scotland with Chafin's estranged Scottish wife ever since a lower court ruled that US courts have no say in the case.
Thu., February 7, 2013 3:00pm
The US Army is expanding its unmanned aerial vehicle program at Ft. Stewart near Savannah. The project will include construction of new facilities for what is already the largest military base on the East Coast. Officials say the buildings under construction include a training center and storage area for the Army's latest weapon in the global war on terror.