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November 04, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Georgia's Rivers Alive marks 10 years

Rivers Alive in Georgia is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. In those ten years, much has been accomplished. Here are some quick stats:

November 04, 2008 | By Sara Ann Swida Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Choice is a powerful weapon

Every four years, when presidential election time rolls around, the media and the candidates pull out all the stops to convince us that this year's election is going to be the Big One - the election that will finally lead our country down the path to change. This year's election, they say, will be the most life-altering election in American history, perhaps even in the history of all elections. And for once, they may be right.

November 04, 2008 | By Caroline Gotler Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Get recognized for your record catch

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recognizes anglers for outstanding and state record catches. Anglers who catch new state records (fish whose weight exceeds the previous record by one ounce) or those who catch a fish that meets or beats a specific weight or length limit for that species (angler award) are eligible for recognition. Information regarding angler awards and state record fish can be found on the division's Web site at www.gofishgeorgia.com or in the Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guidebook available at all division offices and all license agents.

November 04, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Eagles Fall to #2 Appalachian State 37-36

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern had two opportunities late in the game at a chance for the win but fell short, losing to second-ranked Appalachian State 37-36 at Paulson Stadium on Saturday (Oct. 18). The Eagles dropped to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the Southern Conference (all three losses by a combined four points).

November 04, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Tax meeting draws critics

About ten citizens attended the first town hall meeting on the special local option sales tax Thursday at the Midway Civic Center, but they had plenty of questions and comments.

November 04, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | News


Game day for Oct. 19

Sunday

November 04, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Sports briefs for Oct. 19

Twilight Special

November 04, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Weather great for some fishing

Hello everyone, Tight Line Jr. here. We've had some nice weather for fishing. The cool weather and a breeze keep the gnats away. I have a few reports to share with you from around our coast. Tony and Ryon Harmon and Joe Maley set out fishing at the Sunbury Crab Company and Marina where they landed 13 trout, three spot tail bass and two sheep head.

November 04, 2008 | By Allen and Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Long County festival celebrates area

The Long County Wildlife Festival last Saturday marked the event's 27th year, and organizers made sure to add plenty of new activities.

November 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Soldiers hone combat skills in competition

Fort Stewart's SSgt. Keith Bach took home first place honors from an Army-wide combatives championship at Fort Benning earlier this month.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


Soldiers accept charity duty

The 3rd Brigade Support Battalion of Fort Stewart's Third Infantry Division, First Brigade Combat Team, kicks off Make a Difference Week with its support to America's Second Harvest at 9 a.m. in Savannah Monday.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Military


New restaurant, club opens in Long County

The Clubhouse in Rye Patch and Rye Patch Horse Farm and Hunting Club, recently had a grand opening.

November 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Things to Do


A letter in support of Obama

Former Sen. Sam Nunn is leading a group of big hitters in the Atlanta business community in a campaign to recruit support and raise cash for Barack Obama and the Democratic Party. They're asking for contributions of $5,000 to $30,000 from each for the Obama Victory Fund.

November 04, 2008 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Jones Creek Machinery plans to build in Long Co.

LUDOWICI - According to Long County Development Authority Chairman Terry Gordon, Jones Creek Machinery is ready to move into the Long County Industrial Site.

November 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


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'Out of Furnace' is too depressing

I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?

April 18, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


'Out of the Furnace' is too depressing

I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?

April 18, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


Flashflood watch in effect in area

A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.

April 18, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Sound off for April 18

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733.

April 18, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Tax-free days extended for two years

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gathering at Geechee Kunda Saturday

The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Gathering at Geechee Kunda Saturday

The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.

April 18, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


Breakfast for cancer survivors, caregivers in Ludowici

The Long County Relay for Life planning committee held a breakfast last Saturday to honor cancer survivors and caregivers.

April 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


GSU football player charged in pot bust

A Georgia Southern University football player bit a police officer during a drug bust Tuesday and was subdued by a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.Two others, both former GSU football players, were arrested as well, with officers seizing a pound of marijuana, the sheriff's office said.Georgia Southern sophomore defensive end Deonte Dempsey has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules and GSU's athletic department policy, said Barrett Gilham, the director of Georgia Southern Athletics Media Relations.Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators executed a search warrant Tuesday at a Lanier Drive ...

April 18, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | Local sports


Trainers have athletes’ backs in all-sports physicals

March was National Athletic Training Month. The theme was "We Have Your Back." As an athletic trainer, I would have to add that my peers and I not only have the athletes' backs, but also the athletes' overall health.

April 18, 2014 | John Murat | Local sports


SAS eighth-grade team finishes 2nd in Jacksonville

Scott's All*Stars eight-grade boys' basketball team finished second last weekend at a tournament in Jacksonville.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Local sports


Liberty County riders have strong showing at Pro-Am Classic

Local rider Samantha Hocking took first place in two categories at the 37th Annual Pro-Am Classic Horse Show, held April 2-5 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.

April 18, 2014 | Wyler Smith | Local sports


Missing phone leads to owner's arrest

An April 7 incident put in motion by a missing cellphone report ended with the phone's owner, a Macon woman, being arrested in Hinesville for obstruction of justice.

April 18, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


At the movies April 18-25

Movies show in and around Liberty County in the coming week include:

April 18, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


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