Like Richard Nixon, Barack Obama wants to govern on the strength of a silent majority, although with a twist. Obama wants the majority that opposes or questions his policies to stay silent.
Editor, I geek schooners. I geek beekeeping. I geek worms. You may have seen those great posters and billboards, and, like me, wondered what they're about.
Job hunting when unemployed involves more than just sitting in front of a computer, sending off resumes and waiting for the phone to ring - or at least it should. Sitting at home day after day isn't good for you - or your job hunt.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month and this year's goals are to increase awareness of immunizations for everyone, from infants to the elderly. This is an especially important reminder, not only for parents of infants and children but for adolescents, adults and seniors.
Q: My 16-year-old son has started using curse words in our home. What's the best way to deal with this?
The smell of fried fish and fresh cole slaw drew hundreds of Liberty County residents to the aged steps of Midway's newly renovated Dorchester Civic Center on Saturday for the center's fish fry and car show.
Eric Michael Turner, 21, of Hinesville was arrested by the Hinesville Police Department Crime Suppression Unit in front of his home at 910 Brett Drive the afternoon of Aug. 13. Police served a search warrant on Turner's residence on Wednesday, but he was not in the area.
Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not know if they are true, nor what motivated the callers:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Be careful not to allow the backers of a new financial "deal" to pull the wool over the lamb's eyes. It could hold fewer plusses and more negatives than you were first led to believe.
Offshore Outlaw, a blue water fishing club out of Fort McAllister Marina in Richmond Hill, is offering soldiers an opportunity to participate in an offshore charter fishing tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19. Registration is under way now and will continue until all slots are filled.
A Taylor Road man who was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Aug. 10 decided not to press charges against three robbery suspects, said Hinesville Police Department Det. Kyle Lairamore.
Aug. 3, Indecent exposure
ATLANTA - The percentage of U.S. high school graduates meeting all four of ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks increased slightly in 2009 as the pool of students taking the preparatory test continued to expand.
The not-for-profit ACT's newly released annual grad class report on college readiness found the percentage of graduates ready to earn at least a "C'' or higher in first-year college courses in all four subject areas tested on the ACT - English, math, reading and science - increased from 22 percent in 2008 to 23 percent in 2009.
FIFTY MILES OFF CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Deep beneath the crystalline blue surface of the Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern U.S. lies a virtual rain forest of coral reefs so expansive the network is believed to be the world's largest.
A 23,000-square-mile area stretching from North Carolina to Florida is just part of that entire reef tract now being proposed for protection from potential damage by deep-sea commercial fishing and energy exploration.
Dispatchers in Liberty County's 911 center spend hours in front of computer monitors in a dimly-lit, windowless room fielding calls that they don't know whether they'll be about a noise complaint or a shooting.
ATHENS - Hinesville native Mark Delafchell last week was named the University of Georgia Athletic Association's Employee of the Year.
Roads dominated much of the Long County Commission meeting on April 7.
The activity surrounding each legislative session is always a combination of fast action with periods of slow-moving, tedious meetings as legislation is researched, deliberated and reconciled before the actual vote. This session was no different, and each day was used to the fullest as we set our sights on tackling some tough issues for the betterment of our state. The following is a summary of some of the major accomplishments and most-significant legislation passed this session.
Hunter Gaige Warren Parker was born at 2:48 a.m. April 4 to Ashley Parker of Newport, Tennessee, and Zackary Parker of White Pine, Tennessee.
"Truly, my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. Truly, he is my rock and my salvation. He is my fortress; I will never be shaken." - Psalm 62:1-2
The Liberty Transit public transportation system will offer free rides Wednesday in recognition of Earth Day.
Bobby and Dorothy Carter of Hinesville announcement the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Carter of Stone Mountain, to Vince James, also of Stone Mountain.
On Wednesday, Liberty County residents will join millions of people around the world in celebrating the Earth on Earth Day.
Liberty County-based band Exit 76 was in good company at its recent gigs.
These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733.
The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Garage Sale will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Fort Stewart and Hunter.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority is looking at ways to attract more shoppers downtown.
A ceremony March 28 named the playground at Liberty Independent Troop Park the "Mike Carreker Playground."
Prom-goers from Liberty County High School got a chance to know what driving under the influence feels like and see its consequences on Thursday at the annual Prom Promise event.