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Don't 'feed' your arguments

Along with the Facebook epidemic comes the news feed - a peek into the lives of all of your "friends."

August 09, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Administration should listen to health-care consumers

The great frustration for many Americans during the debate on ObamaCare was tone-deaf politicians. No one seemed willing to listen to their concerns. Federal deficits, pork-barrel spending and cost got lost in the push to pass partisan legislation. Moving into the regulatory phase of writing the critical implementation rules, the concern is that bureaucrats will also ignore the people.

August 09, 2010 | By Ronald E. Bachman Guest columnist | Opinion


Wild facts: mosquito eradication methods

Warm weather and rain means more mosquitoes buzzing about. These pesky insects lay eggs in the water, and the wiggling red larvae can hatch into adults in as few as four days. To prevent mosquitoes from breeding in your yard, simply dump any standing water and change out birdbath water before larvae have time to hatch. For small bodies of water that can't be drained, organically-safe "doughnuts" that kill the larvae can be used.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Turkey federation, other organizations partner to recover bobwhite quail

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The National Wild Turkey Federation recently joined with 14 other conservation organizations of the Georgia Bobwhite Technical Team by signing a memorandum of agreement committing to the recovery of bobwhite quail and other early successional habitat dependent species, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division. More than four million acres of habitat must be enhanced across Georgia's landscape to achieve northern bobwhite conservation initiative recovery goals.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Come ‘get wild’ on the N.C. Outer Banks

The Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival, a six-day celebration of the wild side in the Outer Banks region of North Carolina, is set for Nov. 9-14.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Survey: record year for wood stork nests

BRUNSWICK - Georgia surveys of nesting wood storks documented a record year for the big birds with the bald heads. The estimate of more than 2,500 nests far surpasses the some 2,200 counted in 2008, the previous high since aerial nest surveys of the endangered species began in the 1990s.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hunting regulations guide now available

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2010-11 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division. The guide contains information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas and more. It is available to view, download and print at www.gohuntgeorgia.com. Print copies also are available at Wildlife Resources Game Management and Law Enforcement offices and license vendors throughout Georgia.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Tax reform panel has outspoken leader

I had considered the recently-constituted Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians just so much political hooey until I saw who was elected chairman of the council: Adolphus Drewry Frazier Jr.

August 09, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Falcons unsure of extent of injury

SUWANEE (AP) - Atlanta Falcons receiver Michael Jenkins appeared to injure a shoulder during a team scrimmage on Friday night.

August 09, 2010 | Associated Press | Sports


Two complete military basics

Air Force Airman Sherree K. Grant recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | About People


Gospel singer making name for self

Recording artist and Midway resident Naomi Ruth McFadden is gaining popularity in gospel music circles. She will soon release her debut album, "Come too Far," and has been performing at various church events around the region. The album's namesake single is available on iTunes.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | About People


Flag honors veteran's service

First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


Firefighters give muscle diseases the boot

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Soldier charged with molestation

Fort Stewart soldier Michael Justin Quick, 30, recently was arrested after he returned from a deployment to Iraq, said Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tom Sollosi.

August 09, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Pentagon: Drawdown ahead of schedule

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2010 – As President Barack Obama this week hailed "one of the largest logistics operations we've seen in decades" accompanying the force drawdown in Iraq, the commander overseeing the movement credited hard work and intensive preparation with ensuring the mission proceeds smoothly and ahead of schedule.

August 09, 2010 | By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service | Military


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Coastal Manor stages its first beauty pageant

Coastal Manor's first resident beauty pageant recently crowned Rosetta Fleming as Ms. Coastal Manor.

February 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Teen killed in shooting was reportedly standing up for a friend

The victim in Wednesday's shooting at Eagles Landing Subdivision is described as a fiercely loyal teen who "loved those around him with all he ...

February 19, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Long County honors retiree

There was a retirement party Feb. 7, celebrating Johnny Wayne Johnson's 45 years with Long County.

February 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Administration is stirring hate

With his executive order to build that southern-border barrier, President Donald Trump simply was keeping his campaign promise, placating his millions of anti-Latino bigot followers ...

February 18, 2017 | By Bob Franken Columnist | Opinion


Allow renewal of your faith

It would be great if every follower of Jesus Christ continued to grow forward in our faith every day from the first time we accepted ...

February 18, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Perdue already knows how to drain swamps

You may have read that unusually cold winter in parts of Europe as well as drought conditions in the southwest United States have created a ...

February 18, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Forestry pageant here April 1

The first Miss Liberty and Long County Georgia Forestry Pageant has been set for 10 a.m. April 1 at the Liberty County Performing Arts ...

February 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Judge Gorsuch is the anti-Trump

If President Donald Trump is a budding authoritarian, as his critics allege, one of the safeguards is Judge Neil Gorsuch.

February 17, 2017 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Thanks for history symposium support

Editor: I would like to personally appreciate those sponsors and members of the greater Liberty County Community for their overwhelming support on February 6 to ...

February 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Helping other equip saints with the word

As you read these words I am in Haiti. Today is my last full day there, as we will begin our journey home tomorrow. I ...

February 17, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


‘John Wick:Chapter 2’ sets fire to the big screen

The original "John Wick" from 2014 was a surprise hit, thanks largely to its visceral action and kinetic energy. It helped revitalize Keanu Reeves' sagging ...

February 17, 2017 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Things to Do


Honor Roll: Frank Long Elementary School

Frank Long Elementary School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Country star to perform concert in Jesup on Feb. 25

Country singer John "Mr. Rose Colored Glasses" Conlee, a regular at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb ...

February 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Nine arrested in alleged drug ring

An alleged drug ring at Woodwind North Apartments has been broken up and nine people arrested Thursday, according to a Hinesville Police news release.

February 17, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Visitors bureau adds marketing job

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau has hired Erin Johnson as creative and content coordinator.

February 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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