Here are some of the issues that 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:
A fellow, slightly upset at my recent series of columns dealing with the myriad of stupid parenting ideas that came out of the 1960s, accuses me of painting with too broad a brush. Without being very specific, he says that some of the parenting changes fashioned during that decade were worthwhile. What?
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health invites the public to participate in a 60-day review of Babies Can't Wait, a statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs and their families.
A juvenile was charged last week after a string of shed fires prompted Hinesville Police to investigate and nearby residents to post reward signs.
Here are a couple more winners in the just ended Liberty County Recreation Department youth basketball leagues. The photos are at left.
Get out and catch a game:
AAU boys national qualifer April 17-19
Midway resident Barbara Martin can recall many memories of the time she spent in class at the old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway. She remembers the modest kitchen, the fireplace in the corner and exactly how students sat in two classrooms arranged in neat rows according to grade.
The Liberty County Recreation Department had several basketball squads compete in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class B tournaments, held March 6-7 in Effingham, Sumter and Thomson-McDuffie counties.
Thurbert Baker is not exactly a clone of Barack Obama, but neither is he another Vernon Jones.
Wrapping up the final legislative day 40 on Friday, we had a full week. Due to the Georgia Constitution, the session must end on day 40.
Here's how some legislation fared on the final day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session:
On Saturday, 33 3rd Infantry Division soldiers were sworn in as U. S. citizens.
The Liberty County Development Authority met Monday and, among other things, discussed county construction issues.
The Liberty County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. Here is the agenda:
Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.
Jaiden Dimitri Nelson was born at 7:19 a.m. Dec. 4 to Kimberly Nelson of Hinesville and Tramoun Williams of Hinesville.
During this time of year, many people begin to think about Christ. More attention is given to trying to live as he lived - helping others, giving of himself to others.
Maybe it's the fact that I have more days in the rearview mirror than I have ahead of me, but at this special time of year I am more aware than ever of the gift of friendships. Friendships are always the correct size, the right color and don't require a set of instructions on how to operate them. They are truly the gift that keeps on giving.
Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.
A small, one-person plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning in McIntosh County.
The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.
Burning the midnight oil implies working overtime, long into the night, to get something done and ultimately to get ahead. But the belief that sacrificing a few hours of sleep for a few more hours of work will lead to higher achievement has been debunked by science.
The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.
Dwight Algernon Hines Jr. was born Dec. 4 to Ceera Hines of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Dwight Hines of Miami, Florida. Baby Dwight was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center.
A suspect in the shooting of a Walthourville man during a home invasion Tuesday has been identified by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Georgia has one of the more popular K-12 tuition tax-credit programs in America, which is funded by the private contributions of approximately 18,000 individual taxpayers and 200 corporate taxpayers, who receive a state income-tax credit for their contributions.
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The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department named Ronnell Houston its firefighter of the year during the department's annual Christmas party last Friday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.
A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.