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What a long, strange week

To paraphrase the Grateful Dead, "what a long strange week it's been."

November 20, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Running from the Russians

Writing about something before it happens for publication after the fact is a pain in the you-know-what, but here I am doing it anyway.

November 06, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Close session tape holds a surprises

Say what you want about the current Hinesville City Council, but it makes for interesting copy.

October 30, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


More from the email inbox

If emails were money and worth, say, $1 a pop, I'd be in Aruba right now sipping a cold one and listening to John Coltrane.

October 24, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Brigade reflags to reflect armor mission

With an eye toward possible adversaries in Russia and China, the Army in December ordered Fort Stewart's 2nd Brigade to convert from infantry to tanks.

October 21, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


The sadness of this death

Nobody I know takes pleasure in reporting death, no matter how it occurs or what circumstances surround it.

October 16, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Signs of the apocalypse in crime reports

There's a feature in Sports Illustrated called "This week's sign that the apocalypse is upon us."

October 09, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Times ain't a changing much

This column was going to be about my gearing up to run the Rock 'n' Roll marathon in November.

October 02, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Irma, swales and pancakes

Thanks to Irma, I got two days off this week to work on our house, which flooded a bit, and our backyard, which may have been at least partly to blame.

September 25, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Weather setting new normal for Georgia?

For nearly two decades, Georgia seemed almost bullet proof when it came to hurricanes.

September 19, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Soldiers prepare for training rotation

An Apache helicopter from the 3rd Infantry Division's 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade interrupted the early afternoon stillness Sept. 1 on Fort Stewart's Red Cloud Range Golf, circling high above.

September 18, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


The Hinesville three and me, what is to be?

Old news, new news, etc. This whole Billy Edwards thing is still giving me headaches.

August 15, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Health care dominates Carter town hall

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said Thursday's town hall meeting at the South Bryan County Administration Building was a chance to hear from constituents.

August 11, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


The knot that tolls for thee

Uh-oh. U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said somebody needs to snatch a what out of who?

July 31, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


The septic tanks of Glynn

In the news: If you think you're getting overdeveloped in our area, imagine being in Glynn County, where county commissioners recently approved a developer's request to put in up to 1,500 septic tanks on 3,000 acres near the Little Satilla River.

July 28, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


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Newspaper has memories, as well as news

In this business, nothing is ever cut and dried and nothing stands still. You can have the saddest story in the world one day and ...

December 12, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Conference championship week is here

If you read this feature regularly, you know the drill. But just in case you're new to the area, welcome to the Coastal Courier ...

November 30, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


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