ALBANY - Terrell County Sheriff John Bowens will spend five days in jail and pay a fine after a judge determined he ignored an order to bring inmates to court.
Judge Dane Perkins says Bowens intentionally created a lack of personnel on a day inmates were due in court. Perkins says Bowens then claimed he didn't have enough workers to transport inmates safely. The Sheriff's office has 32 employees.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue is preparing to sign legislation requiring adults riding in pickup trucks to wear seat belts.
Perdue is scheduled to go to Dalton, Ga., to sign the measure Thursday afternoon.
Liberty County Probate Judge Nancy K. Aspinwall on Tuesday appointed former Sheriff Don Martin's widow, Polly E. Martin, to serve as interim sheriff until November's special election.
Sixty years ago, the Army was not as supportive of married soldiers and their dependents as it is today. The adage, "If the Army wanted you to have a wife, you'd be issued one," was often heard.
Hinesville resident Chris Jimenez is the busy father of three teens: Dianna, 18, Tony, 16, and Lynda, 14. He and his wife, Liberty County school teacher Juanita Jimenez, take their family on vacation every summer. Here are the Jimenez family's favorite five vacation destinations:
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP wants the city of Hinesville to disband its Crime Suppression Unit based on allegations of racial profiling. The NAACP will have a rally at 1:30 p.m. Thursday on the Liberty County Courthouse steps and will go before the city council during its regular 3 p.m. meeting at Hinesville City Hall.
More bricks were laid in place last weekend as several employees from Midway's Target Distribution Center volunteered to work on The Walk: An African-American Tribute at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.
Editor, Advances in technology have made our daily lives more convenient and supposedly more secure, but at what cost to our privacy?
Editor, About five months ago I was given a baby pit. I call her Beautiful. She was born with only one toe on her left hind leg. She came into the world with a deformity but my love for animals allowed me to take this 3-week-old puppy into my heart. At the same time, two other puppies wandered into my yard.
Editor, The Heritage Bank has earned a thank you from the citizens of Hinesville for hosting a shredding day on Saturday, May 22.
Editor, This is a letter to U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-District 1.
There are 78 million baby boomers and a very large number of them have retirement on their minds. If the past is a guide, more than 80 percent of them will retire before they become eligible for Medicare (at age 65). Although about one-third of U.S. workers have a promise of post-retirement health care from an employer, almost none of these promises are funded and, as is the case of the automobile companies, are likely to be broken in whole or in part.
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed into law Senate Bill 84, landmark school board governance legislation.
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It was a good week for First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball as their Vvrsity teams nabbed wins against Memorial and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.
I live in a fine community where it is quite common for citizens to approach me and ask what they can do to help us.
SAVANNAH - Live Oak Public Libraries Regional Board of Trustees, with support from the Georgia Public Library Service, has appointed Stephen Whigham as interim library directory ...
Liberty Regional Medical Center plans to move its business office across the street to Hinesville Square Shopping Center.
The Liberty County Panthers basketball teams manhandled the Long County Blue Tide on Tuesday in an important Region 2-AAA meeting. All four of the teams ...
It's time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the 12th annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for ...
Saturday's storm reportedly damaged the roof the Fred's on Veterans Parkway in Hinesville.
Editor's note: Lewis Levine of Hinesville is a Courier correspondent who has covered four presidential inaugurations. Here are some of his impressions of what ...
President Barack Obama has finally had it with Russia. It only took eight years of cold reality - topped off by the Russian interference in the ...
Mackenzie Bazemore said her phone clocked her at 27,605 steps on Friday as she and 14 other First Presbyterian Christian Academy students walked around ...
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A Bryan County jury on Friday awarded $15 million to Megan Richards, one of two survivors of an April 22, 2015 crash on I-16 which ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Jan. 26 at Connection Church.
Treasured tables, furniture and other pieces start off as rough pieces of old wood before David Betts puts his hand to it in his Midway ...