Although hundreds of Taylors Creek Elementary School students can say 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch read to them, only one student can say he was given a personalized gift from the commanding general.
With the looming prospect of delivering more than 700 babies this year, officials and doctors at Liberty Regional Medical Center recently met with Rep. Jack Kingston to discuss plans to expand the hospital's maternity ward.
With one candidate going public and countless others still thinking it over, the 2007 election season has officially kicked off.
Despite heavy promotion, less than 200 people showed up for the community-wide gang-awareness meeting Tuesday night at Snelson-Golden Middle School.
"Hopefully parents and community members will take a more active role in stepping up and saying we're tired of this stuff happening in our community and we want to take our community back."
By Andrea Washington Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer email@example.com Families of special needs children are one step closer to receiving scholarships that will allow them more choice in their child's education. The Georgia Senate passed the controversial Georgia Special Needs Act, Senate Bill 10, last week in a 31 to 23 party line vote. "It's an exciting day for families of children with special needs," Senate President Pro Tempore Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) said. "We ...
Although local police officials continue to acknowledge the increasing gang activity throughout the county, getting residents to attend awareness sessions has proven to be a task.
Class may not have been in session for students, but attendance was required for Liberty County School System nutrition workers earlier this month.
Hinesville police placed two men in custody Friday night following the department's investigation into the city's first homicide of the year.
Two Riceboro residents have been charged with murder and cruelty to a child in connection with the death of a 3-year-old last week.
Two Hinesville teenagers died Sunday night in a single-car wreck in Long County. Cassandra Perry and Jasmine Naylor, both 17, were killed when the 2006 Toyota Scion they were traveling in struck a pine tree on Tibet Road. According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Joel Mock, the vehicle collided with a pine tree about 9:30 p.m. after 18-year-old driver Uzuri Burkes lost control of the car. Perry and Naylor, who were sitting the back of ...
By Andrea Washington Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org With the pomp and circumstance of the first week in session over, members of the Georgia General Assembly returned to work Monday. Here are a few of the happenings from the first four days of the 149th General Assembly. Georgia Senate Former senator Casey Cagle made history when he hammered his gavel for the first time as president of the upper chamber in the ...
A Hinesville Police Department report released on Friday paints a chilling image of the city's first homicide of the year.
Just two weeks into the new year, the Hinesville police are investigating the city's first homicide of 2007.
By Andrea Washington Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer email@example.com ATLANTA - In his fifth "State of the State" address to the Georgia General Assembly, Governor Sonny Perdue proposed a $20 billion budget that includes new strategies for improving the state's health care system. "Health care is an area where innovation is an absolute necessity," the governor said. "We cannot continue to throw traditional, short-term solutions at long-term challenges." After comparing the state's current health ...