Liberty County was recently represented by seven 4-H'ers at State 4-H Council at Rock Eagle.
Hinesville American Legion Post 168 installed officers for the new year on July 28.
Editor, I would like to voice my support of the letter from Ed McBrayer, board member of Coastal Georgia Rails to Trails, in your July 29 edition.
Editor, Living in Hinesville's ghetto (Sharon, Lesa, Elaine streets bordering on Irene Thomas City Park) I have several notes to make. Recently I inspected the potholes and crumbling curbs on Sharon Street with my city councilmember.
Health savings accounts offer a way to put aside money for medical expenses with pre-tax dollars. Not everyone qualifies for an HSA, but for those who do, it can be a way to save money and reduce your taxes.
Barack Obama raised near-millennial expectations last year. If elected, he'd transform the dreary realities of Washington with his blazing freshness. He'd win over Republicans with his engaging post-partisanship. He'd solve long-standing national problems with his nonideological pragmatism.
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 do we know what motivated the callers:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A chaotic atmosphere taxes the patience of the Aries lamb, who prefers to deal with a more orderly environment. Best advice: Stay out of the situation until things settle.
Q: I've been a teacher for years, and with the school year starting, I wanted to ask about the problem of kindergarten and even older children throwing fits when it's time for them to separate from their mothers in the morning. Some of the kids won't even get out of the car without a battle. It seems and the other veteran teachers I speak with that this problem is worse than it was, say, 20 years ago. What can teachers do to help these parents get their kids into school happy?
Pediatricians say their key concern is the poor lifestyle of today's young families. These habits are producing children who are not eating properly or getting enough exercise. Gone are the days when families worked in their yards and gardens, walked or rode bikes to school, played sports and used their imagination to create physical games .
The economic slowdown and its effects on local citizens is the topic of a town hall meeting to be hosted by state Rep. Al Williams Thursday.
The country's health care system stands on the brink of a possible overhaul, which could save lives or cost lives, or save tax money or cost more, depending on who's talking about the various plans being advanced.
Name: Tom Egner
On Monday morning, Fort Stewart teachers and school administrators welcomed Dr. Samantha Ingram as the new superintendent for the Fort Stewart, South Carolina and Cuba school district.
The Liberty County School System hosted a two-day orientation for new teachers at the board office last week.
A vehicle accident sent two to the hospital after a 13-year-old driver slammed a vehicle into a tree in Hinesville, police said.
In the very beginning of time, the Bible states in Genesis 1:1 that "God created the heavens and the Earth."
A regional Emmy Award-winning historical documentary more than a decade in the making and shot in North Carolina has a local connection.
While I honestly can say I wasn't too impressed with last year's surprise hit "Divergent," its recently released sequel "Insurgent" is a slight improvement. But the series still continues to miss the boat.
Bradwell Institute's track teams continue to do well in competition. On March 14, the teams were in Waycross for the Swamp relays hosted by Ware County High School. The Lady Tigers placed third overall and the Tiger boys finished fifth overall in 16 events scored.
The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.
Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Many lessons can be drawn from the account of Moses given in the book of Exodus.
"Liberty and justice for all." These five words that conclude the Pledge of Allegiance are recited countless times every day across the United States, including every morning at your State Capitol in Atlanta.
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain.
Last week, I wrote about the power of words. I want to pick up on that theme one more time because I think it matters so much.
RUKLA, Lithuania - Cranes hoisted five U.S. Army tanks into Lithuania on March 15, marking the first time the two nations will train with tanks since 1990, when the country became an independent state.
You may be surprised to learn that people sometimes disagree with me. You may be equally surprised that sometimes I see their point in the disagreement. Sometimes I agree with that disagreement.
The gymnasium at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has extended troop levels in Afghanistan several months beyond the original drawdown plan, saying it will help Afghan security forces succeed during the upcoming fighting season.