After a heated Ludowici City Council meeting on Jan. 12, where the Ludowici Police Department drew complaints from life-long Long County residents, Chief Richard Robertson submitted his resignation.
First In Math allows students to complete math problems and advance to different levels, earning electronic stickers.
Last year was rough on Liberty County. A Defense Department decision delayed - possibly ended - hopes that a new brigade would be stationed at Fort Stewart. Several levels of local government decided they could not help finance a new campus for Armstrong Atlantic State University in downtown Hinesville, Brewton-Parker College closed its Flemington campus, several businesses decided they had had enough, another deployment that will have most of our soldiers away for most of this year started and we suffered through the deepest recession since the Great Depression.
Usually, during the first week of each year's session of the Georgia General Assembly, the governor addresses a joint session of the House and Senate to lay out his proposed fiscal year budget and legislative agenda. Unfortunately, Gov. Perdue's "State of the State" message on Jan. 13 was long on historical quotations, nostalgia and sentimentality and devoid of any plans for solving our state's current problems.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab couldn't ignite the bomb in his underwear on Flight 253 on Christmas Day. All he managed to blow up was a worldview.
The $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers has been extended, but only until the end of April. To take advantage of the credit, you must have a house under contract by that time and close within 60 days. Additionally, another category of homebuyer has been added: Those who have owned (and lived in) their current homes for at least five years may qualify for a $6,500 credit if they buy another home.
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 callers:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You need to be certain that all the right conditions are in place before you take that first step. It can't hurt to listen to good advice from those who have your best interests at heart.
The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir rehearses every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way. Singers from the area are invited to sing with the chorus. There are solos for tenor, bass, soprano and alto.
The Savannah TNBA Bowling tournament was featured on WTOC. Click on th elink to watch the video.
Advance voting for the March 1 presidential primaries in Georgia runs Feb. 8-26, with Saturday voting on Feb. 20.
A woman is being held without bond after being arrested in the June shooting death of her husband, the Long County Sheriff's Office announced ...
Perhaps this renewed love affair doesn't quite rise to the level of Humphrey Bogart's Rick finding Ingrid Bergman's Ilsa in "Casablanca" - "Of ...
The volunteers, law officers, supervision authorities and steering committee for the Liberty County Re-entry Coalition say the program to reintegrate inmates leaving jail into the ...
ATLANTA - The Super Bowl is America's most watched sporting event and on Sunday, drunk drivers will be the most watched motorists by Georgia law ...
God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.
"The Finest Hours," like "13 Hours," tells a story of courage and heroism under difficult and life-threatening circumstances.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for December was 5.6 percent, unchanged from November. The rate ...
After Wednesday's wild weather with tornado watches and warnings and one that touched down on Fort Stewart, the main threat from Mother Nature in ...
10:57 p.m. Update: Press conference, press release and school closure
You might have the impression that the Civil War ended sometime around 1865, after the Confederate armies stacked their weapons, the soldiers returned to their ...
The Hinesville Area Arts Council's art exhibit this month is called "The Love of Painting," featuring the oil work of Nancy Melchor.
Marne Lanes will host a Veterans Bowling Fundraiser, with proceeds benefitting Disabled American Veterans, on April 2. The entry fee is $20 per person. Registration ...
A 14-year-old driver was seriously injured following a high-speed chase in eastern Liberty County early Wednesday morning, authorities said.