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Society of 3rd ID hosting ball, broadening appeal

Retired 1st Sgt. Toby Knight served in three infantry divisions during his 26 years in the Army - the 101st, the 4th and the 3rd.

November 10, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


If he can do it, anybody can

There's a moral to this story.

November 08, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Really random meanderings

This and that: I'm not sure what I think about Opportunity School Districts, but I do know when you get south Georgia conservatives who think a proposal by Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, is a bad idea, there must be something wrong with it.

October 24, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion


Help still available

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty County office will open after 2 p.m. Monday for those in need of help with food and other necessities in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

October 17, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Middle schoolers hear about staying safe

The idea behind Collin Houpf's roughly 20-minute presentation Friday morning at Long County Middle School is simple: get the kids to buy in.

October 06, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


KLB cleanup has impact on St. Catherine's beach

Keep Liberty Beautiful board member Willie Cato remembers when the beach on St. Catherine's Island was a party spot for those lucky enough to have a boat or access to one.

September 30, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


3rd ID commander sees war in future

Fort Stewart's top commander, Maj. Gen. James Rainey, has said before he thinks the U.S. will be fighting a full-scale war sooner rather than later.

September 16, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Military


Long County BoE budget expecting more growth

For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a proposal by School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.

May 24, 2016 | By Jason Wermers | Education


Wildcats’ football coach resigns

Josh Eads is one and done as Richmond Hill High School football coach.

December 17, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Sports


Welsh may be the last of his kind

We may not see the likes of Thomson High School football coach Luther Welsh again, at least not in the coaching ranks.

July 20, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | State, national sports


Tillman deserves spot in NFL HOF

There's been a debate lately over whether Pat Tillman belongs in the NFL Hall of Fame.

July 13, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | State, national sports


Johnson will have Jackets back on top

The regular season doesn't get under way for a few months, but there's never a bad time to discuss college football in the South.

June 15, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | State, national sports


Rangers’ top pick ready to go

On Monday morning, Kevin Matthews merely one of hundreds of prospects hoping for a shot at the big leagues.

June 13, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


Time for NCAA to change the rules

It seems you can't turn around these days without someone getting in trouble with the NCAA for receiving what that all-powerful organization loosely calls "improper benefits."

June 10, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


GHSA bound to upset someone

If you ever needed additional proof that Georgia grew up a storm in the 2000s, consider the following.

May 25, 2011 | Jeff Whitten | Local sports


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Saturday is for local shopping

You've heard of Black Friday.

November 24, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Business News


Holtzmans to lead Liberty Christmas parade

George and Babs Holtzman have done a lot together.

November 23, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


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