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Meeting today on offshore drilling

The federal agency considering permitting the search for oil and gas deposits off the Georgia Coast and then possibly drilling for them has set a public meeting for today in Savannah.The Bureau of ...

March 24, 2015 | Staff Report | State, National

Voters will eventually decide Opportunity School District

The Georgia Senate on Thursday approved a measure introduced by Gov. Nathan Deal that would allow the state to temporarily take over what it calls chronically failing schools.Deal and its backers s...

March 09, 2015 | Staff Report | State, National

Georgia House advances medical-marijuana measure

The Georgia House of Representatives has been incredibly busy these past weeks. I want to take the opportunity to explain a few of the biggest pieces of legislation that we considered. The budget f...

March 09, 2015 | By State Rep. Ron Stephens | State, National

FPCA falls to Monsignor Donovan

First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team fell one game shy of their goal Friday in the state tournament semi-final game against Monsignor Donovan Catholic School. Playing in front...

March 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

Lady Tigers win in double-overtime

The Bradwell Institute hosted Statesboro High Tuesday in region 3-AAAAA soccer games. The Lady Tigers won, 1-0, in grand style, forcing double overtime before scoring.The goal was scored by Monica ...

March 09, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated March 9, 2015 | Sports

BI Tigers run-rule Phoenix

Tiger baseball earned a 15-5 run-rule win in the fifth inning over New Hampstead High Friday at Bradwell.With the game tied 4-4 in the top of the third, the Tigers blasted in nine runs.The boys add...

March 09, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Panthers top Hornets

Liberty County High School's baseball team holds a 5-1 record after downing Savannah Country Day, 3-2, Tuesday at home. The Hornets jumped to a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Liberty boys regain...

March 09, 2015 | Patty Leon Updated March 9, 2015 | Sports

Tide snap two losing streaks with one win

Long County High snapped two losing streaks Wednesday by beating Brantley County, 8-4, in Ludowici. The win ended the Blue Tide's five-game losing skid this season and ended an eight-game losing st...

March 09, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Long County HS soccer teams at 3-0, 2-1 in region

The Long County High School soccer teams continue their winning ways, notching wins over Claxton High School and Bryan County last week.On Friday both Tide teams dominated Bryan County, both winnin...

March 09, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports

Storm shortens Panther track meet

Liberty County High School's home track meet Thursday was washed away by a storm that barreled through, but the Panthers placed well in the events held.The host boys and girls finished in first pla...

March 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

Lawmakers honor 3rd ID

ATLANTA -- The Rock of the Marne met the Georgia General Assembly pm Monday as state lawmakers read a resolution on the House floor proclaiming March 9 as Third Infantry Division Day. Along the wa...

March 09, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news

Midway ordinances are outdated by over 26 years

Midway city clerk Lynette Cook-Osborne was quoted as saying, "Transient merchant licenses for this type of business cost $50 per day and that occupational licenses for businesses with one to five e...

March 09, 2015 | By Terry Doyle | Opinion

Molly Maxine Merle Norman ribbon cutting

Molly Maxine Merle Norman held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Feb. 25 at its new store at 122 S. Main St. in downtown Hinesville. Molly Maxine's boutique offers Merle Norman cosmetics, clothing...

March 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business

Trailer stolen from business

Feb. 18Theft of trailer - HPD responded to a report of theft at a business on Memorial Drive. The complainant said his low-bed car-hauler trailer had been stolen during the night. He said the trail...

March 09, 2015 | By Staff Report | Public Safety

Former mayor decides to try it again

Allen Brown, who served as Hinesville mayor from 1992-99, announced Thursday he intends to run again for the office.Brown, who is chairman of the Liberty County Development Authority, said voters h...

March 09, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | News

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