The Hinesville City Council heard a report Thursday on the Liberty Transit Strategic Study that detailed county-wide needs and recommended strategies.
A man sought for kidnapping by the Effingham County Sheriff's Department was caught by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office late Thursday evening in Liberty County.
Sgt. 1st Class Mark Brummitt loves dogs. The former drill instructor not only trains soldiers, he trains dogs - mostly service dogs to help people with disabilities. It's a part-time job and a passion.
A man sought for kidnapping by the Effingham County Sheriff's Department was caught by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office late Thursday evening in Liberty County
Design proposals for a permanent Veterans Affairs clinic were approved by the city council during its Dec. 6 meeting. The new outpatient clinic will be at the site of the old Mills House on the corner of East Memorial Drive and East Oglethorpe Highway.
Courier staff members rarely take lunch at the same time. So when our copy editor returned from lunch and asked if anyone in the news department had ever tried alligator, I assumed that was what he had for lunch.
Holiday shopping, family vacations and late-night parties are all part of the holiday season that begins before Thanksgiving and extends beyond the New Year. Unfortunately, a rise in crime also seems to be a part of the holidays.
A display of 10 or more bright red poinsettias stood between a color guard and bleachers filled with families, soldiers and friends of fallen 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who were honored Saturday at the sixth annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony on Cottrell Field.
Hinesville City Councilman Jason Floyd said if he had been present for last Thursday's meeting, he'd have supported the property-tax increase. His absence required Mayor Jim Thomas to make the tie-breaking vote to approve the city's 1-mill property-tax hike.
An old proverb mentioned in a 1970s song by David Gates suggests a picture paints a thousand words. I suggest a single word can paint a thousand pictures in the minds of prolific readers who develop extensive vocabularies. Consider the word barbecue.
About 300 3rd Infantry Division soldiers making up the trail party for the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team arrived home Saturday evening. They were welcomed by family and friends, including 16 of their Wounded Warriors who sustained serious combat injuries during their deployment to Afghanistan.
Even after a proposed property-tax increase was settled with Mayor Jim Thomas' tie-breaking vote, Thursday's three-hour Hinesville City Council meeting remained contentious.
The infamous surprise attack by Japanese forces on Pearl Harbor and Wheeler Army Airfield on a peaceful Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, was remembered Friday during a ceremony sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 at the American Legion, Post 168.
After several Hinesville residents expressed anger during the final public hearing on a proposed 1-mill property tax increase, the four city council members present Thursday split their vote, leaving Mayor Jim Thomas to break the tie. The tax increase passed.
Colorful, lighted floats, fire trucks, trailers and other vehicles brightened downtown Hinesville on Friday evening during the 16th Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade.
Church is a major part of every community in Liberty County, and music is a major part in every church service.
Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting included only three action items and five information items on the agenda.
Hinesville Rotary Club members donated their time Saturday morning to mark storm drains throughout the city. The drains that were marked carry water and runoff through Bryant Commons to Peacock Creek and North Newport River, club President Marcus Sack explained.
A celebrity bartending event sponsored Monday by the Hinesville Rotary Club and the LaQuinta Inn and Suites raised $350 for the Liberty/Long County office of the American Red Cross, according to Rotary Vice President Brigitte Shanken.
For 71 of his 83 years on Earth, George Ginter has been a Scout.
My wife, kids, mama and a mess of doctors have strongly suggested that I try to eat healthy. But eating healthy is harder than most folks think.
Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Battalion got a new commander during a change of command ceremony Friday morning at Marne Garden.
The widow of murdered Fort Stewart soldier Spc. John Joseph Beans Eubank was ordered detained by federal Judge G.R. Smith during a federal court hearing Tuesday morning in Savannah.
Susanne Lawler went back to her native Sweden last summer to undergo medical treatment and get medicines she could not afford in this country. She left her American husband and then-9-year-old son here in Hinesville for what she thought would be a three-week trip. That was six months ago.
About 160 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team are taking part in a gender-integration study for the Army's Training and Doctrine Command and the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. The five-week long Physical Demand Study began three weeks ago, said Lt. Col. Mark Olsen, commander of 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment.
Hinesville Rotary Club members heard some hard facts about burglaries during Tuesday's lunch meeting, where Hinesville Police Officer James Williams told the group that HPD has investigated 42 burglaries since Jan. 1.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
The only time I'm not reading, writing or thinking deeply about something is when I'm fishing or sitting on the back porch at the end of a long work day.
Hinesville's Fire Marshal Maurice "Moe" McDuffie Sr. said it's wise to be prepared when opportunity knocks, because you may not get a second chance.
Students and faculty at the Liberty College and Career Academy showed off the work-ready skills and workplace ethics they've been honing during an open house Thursday night.