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Report: McRae soon to debut in NBA D-League

Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is bringing his game back to the United States, according to a report in an Australian newspaper. The Syd...

February 25, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

McGowan signs with Dodgers

Ludowici native and Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to CBSLA.com. The team announced the signing today. Terms of the cont...

February 23, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Liberty County Sheriff's Office donates to Youth Homes

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes recently presented a check for $4,700 to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter, who serves as the secretary/treasurer for the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. The funds...

February 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news

Smiley to host PTO, Parent University

Smiley Elementary School will host a Parent Teacher Organization meeting and Parent University session starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the school's cafeteria. PTO business will include...

February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Cardboard boat regatta on horizon

Sign-up for the Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Tominac Fitness Center Pool on Hunter at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28. Participants must build a boat using cardboard and duct tape only. No charge to enter....

February 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

The following students earned places on the honor roll at Button Gwinnett Elementary School during the recently ended nine-weeks grading period:First gradeAboy DhanekaCrawford LisetteHolliman Jaid...

February 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Get excited about the Lord

Did you hear that? There have been cries of joy and sighs of relief as football widows all over America rejoice that the Super Bowl is over and that football is done until fall. The fact that I ca...

February 06, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

Liberty’s ISO ratings see dramatic decrease

Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges informed the Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday that Gum Branch and unincorporated county residents can expect a decrea...

February 06, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news

'Mortdecai' continues actor's downward spiral

Over the last couple of years, Johnny Depp's track record has been less than stellar.There used to be a time when Depp was one of the biggest stars in the world thanks to "Pirates of the Caribbean....

February 06, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to do

Count finds 37 possible homeless people

More than 70 Liberty County residents volunteered the night of Jan. 26 to assist with a count of homeless people in the county.The physical count of individuals living in vehicles, abandoned or dil...

February 06, 2015 | By Randy Murray | News

Student graduates from Florida State

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin of Tallahassee, Florida, graduated Dec. 12 with a Bachelor of Science/Arts in sociology from Florida State University at the Leon County Civic Center.While at FSU, Wasdin wa...

February 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

The new wave of female pop empowerment

Meghan Trainor exploded onto the music scene this year with her groovy, sugar-laced pop album, “Title.” Among the songs on her album, which features a mashup sound of hip-hop, dancehall and 1950s c...

February 06, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Hot Topics

3 female role models from film

People, particularly young and impressionable children, see messages in the media, often looking to TV and movie stars for guidance on how to act as a man or a woman. Here are three strong female c...

February 06, 2015 | Dylan Cannon KSL | Things to do

Possibly the best Kickstarter video ever

KICKSTARTINGDOM — It seems like everything has a Kickstarter page these days. Whether it’s raising money for your neighbor’s cat to get a holiday sweater or so a guy named Dave can get a chalupa, t...

February 06, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Things to do

Educating Max: How a personalized education helped one gifted yet challenged student find his path

Driven and a bit eccentric, Max Nanis jumped straight to college after his junior year of high school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. "He said that high school didn't have any more to offer him," hi...

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education

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