A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
LUDOWICI - On Oct. 28, 2001, the First Baptist Church here burned to the ground. The fire, which was thought to have been due to an electrical wiring problem, destroyed the worship center and the educational building.
Talk throughout Long County about the close of the Long Pre-Release Center appears to be nothing more than rumors.
LUDOWICI -- All Long County schools made the Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the 2007-08 year.
The Long County Board of Education approved David Edwards as Smiley Elementary School's new principal at its July meeting. He replaces Sandy Jones.
Advancing technology has one municipality looking to catch up by amending ordinances on signs.
WASHINGTON -- A new change to the Joint Federal Travel Regulations authorizes the military to pay to move servicemembers and their families whose landlords default on property the military members are renting.
Bill Carr, deputy undersecretary of defense for military personnel policy and chairman of the Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee, approved the change Aug. 8, said Eileen Lainez, a Defense Department spokeswoman.
The small crowd of approximately fifty people anxiously watched the door of the Walthourville Baptist Church for Mrs. Lyndol Anderson to come in on Saturday evening of July 26. She was being honored with a surprise birthday by the church members.
Jacobi Divine Pasley was born at 5:20 a.m. Aug. 6 to Niesha Parks and Dwaine Paisley.
As teachers came in for pre-planning Tuesday, they were greeted by two new faces in the office at Smiley Elementary. David Edwards and Ann Thompson were elected principal and assistant principal in July. They have both worked in the Long County School system for many years.
Zakari Kayon Romo was born at 8:04 a.m. Aug. 5 to Zakia Martinez and Anthony Romo of Hinesville.
Bonnie Lucia Price was born at 7:48 a.m. Aug. 5 to Amy and Mike Price of Hinesville.
Locals who are planning weddings - or other special, once-in-a-lifetime occasions - won't want to miss the Bridal Event and Expo on Sunday at Club Stewart. It is set for 1:30-4 p.m. and is open to the public.
The Liberty County School System has rescheduled the community forum that originally was set for Thursday, April 24. The third forum now will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway, in Flemington.
Three Bradwell Institute advanced-chorus students recently participated in the all-state chorus in Athens.
Anyone who has ever doubted the power of prayer should have been at New Beginnings Community Church's seventh annual Easter Extravaganza and Egg Hunt on Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care?
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Long County High School will hold a curriculum night from 4-7 p.m. Thursday. According to Assistant Principal Sherry Lester, the event is being held to give parents and guardians the opportunity to meet with their children's teachers to discuss academic problems and review courses for next year. Parents also can get information on dual-enrollment opportunities and the accelerated program for college credit, Lester said, adding that orientation for incoming freshmen also will be at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. For more information on curriculum night, call Malinda Meadows or Rachel Wilkes at 545-2135.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council Cupcake War and county/city Public Safety Display from 5:30-7 tonight is to be at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington, not the Shuman Recreation Center as listed earlier in the online calendar and this morning's Good Morning Liberty. The Courier regrets the error.
The economic issue of our generation is the national debt.
A mobile shredder will be at Altamaha Credit Union in Ludowici from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. It is open to anyone who wants to bring documents that need to be shredded, free of charge and unlimited amount of shred.
High school physicals Saturday
SAVANNAH - The Ossabaw Island Foundation recently transformed a 400-square-foot building on Ossabaw Island into a multipurpose teaching laboratory and workspace.
The Liberty County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will have its 2014 Freedom Fund Awards Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the new Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.
Following a report at Tuesday's Liberty County Board of Education work session by Dr. Jennifer Walts, the system's new coordinator for evaluation, assessment and accountability, education leaders discussed steps necessary to improve students' writing skills.