This is going to be a special Thanksgiving. My great-grandson Cameron Yarbrough and I are going to begin a new family tradition this week by sharing a birthday celebration. He will hit the ripe old age of 1 tomorrow and two days later I will become slightly older than Kennesaw Mountain.
The extension of the government's homebuyer program has coaxed many would-be buyers out into the real-estate market. The program (an $8,000 credit to first-time homebuyers or a $6,500 credit to certain current homeowners) has convinced many that this is the time to buy.
"Hey, Barack. It's me, your heart. It might be all the White House pickup basketball games or the imminent prospect of nationalizing American health insurance, but I'm feeling better than ever.
In the spring, students from Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties submitted entries for the Savannah Children's Book Festival poster contest. Lewis Frasier Middle School submitted many entries, and was honored to have three students place in the competition.
Midway Middle School had its first nine-weeks Accelerated Reader celebration in October.
Liberty Elementary School students celebrated National Children's Book Week from Nov. 2-5.
Smiley Elementary School is proud to honor students who consistently exemplify positive character traits. Each month, teachers choose students from their homerooms based on the character theme of the month. October's theme was "Drug Free/Respect for Yourself." Each student was given a certificate and an ice cream cone coupon courtesy of McDonalds.
Staff, students and parents at Joseph Martin Elementary recently participated in an All Star School Lunch, which was inspired by NBA-WNBA to help students learn the importance of eating healthy school lunches and staying active. The menus for the week included dishes such as Becky Hammon and Kobe Bryant parmesan.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30, the eastbound lane of West Memorial Drive will be closed to all traffic from Gen. Stewart Way to Welborn Street for roadway construction.
Liberty County Solid Waste Department Director Dave Sapp is reportedly resting well and recovering after emergency surgery Monday night.
Q: Our 15-year-old son has just announced that he is quitting school when he turns 16 in April. His plan is to wait six months (the required waiting period), enroll in a GED program, and then join some branch of the military as soon as they'll take him. He thinks he can get the Army to send him to college where he wants to learn computer programming. He's a very bright kid who made very good grades, without much effort, up through the sixth grade. Since then, he's been a consistent underachiever, but not a troublemaker by ...
Some of us missed out on our annual flu shots this year, so we have to be especially careful with preventive health. Also, if you haven't already done so, please get a pneumonia shot. The most common complication of flu is pneumonia - a very good reason to get the pneumonia shot. A one-time deal for many people, a pneumonia booster will provide continued immunity for high-risk people for 5-7 years.
The excitement and hustle of the holiday season can frazzle even the most conscientious person, which makes ensuring one's personal safety even more important.
Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
Here are the results from some games at the LCRD in late September:
U-Haul Company of Georgia recently announced that 196 Metal Structures has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer.
In light of the recent storms that have impacted the state of South Carolina, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security, or GEMA/HS, reminds ...
Editor, I didn't realize that I am related to Allen Brown until many years ago, when, at my mother's subtle insistence, I drove ...
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 Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Membership Appreciation Low Country Boil and Oyster Roast for members Friday at Bryant Commons in Hinesville ...
Interstate Credit Union will join with 56,000 credit unions around the world Thursday to celebrate International Credit Union Day.
Boy Scout Troop 500 will hold its 54th-anniversary reunion Oct. 24 at the Boy Scout Hut, 605 E. Oglethorpe Highway behind the National Guard armory ...
There is sufficient evidence to support the fact that the United States of America was established on a biblical foundation.
Early voting in municipal elections begins Monday in Liberty and Long counties and lasts through Oct. 30. Election Day is Nov. 3.
The Liberty County softball team dominated its home doubleheader Friday against New Hampstead.
Do you have a camera? Do you post oodles of photos and videos on Facebook or YouTube, yet yearn for more?
The fatal shooting of nine church members in a Charleston, South Carolina church in June has prompted church members in Hinesville's Mount Zion Missionary ...
After two membership drives, the Marne Community and Spouses Club held its first luncheon recently at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Georgia Pre-K Week, which ran from Monday through Friday, allows state leaders to experience firsthand the quality learning that takes place in classrooms across the ...