LUDOWICI - Tricia Reynolds, director of planning and government services with the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center, met with the Ludowici City Council on May 12.
Three Liberty County High School students will accompany Waldo Pafford fourth-grade teacher Nicole Carter to New York this summer to compete in a competition sponsored by the NAACP.
Jordye Bacon Elementary recently concluded the school year with a Jeopardy-style quiz bowl for K-2 and a three-strike elimination quiz bowl for grades 3-5. Winners of the K-2 were on team 3; Diamond Stiff, Michael Alexis and Jakorian Willis. Winners of the black history bowl were Tyma Bullard, first place, Kylee Proffitt second, and Kyshon Campbell, third.
By Becky Kelly, executive director
Liberty Cinemas will show "Angels & Demons" (PG-13 at 12:10 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.) "Land of the Lost" (PG-13 at 12:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:05 p.m.) "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (PG-13 at 1:30 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:50 p.m.) "Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian" (PG at 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:55 p.m.) "Terminator ...
Celebrate the 4th of July a little early with a patriotic living history event from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at Fort Pulaski National Monument.
Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not know if they are true, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
The Altamaha Riverkeepers' 10-year anniversary celebration is at noon Saturday, June 6, at the Laurens County Sportsmen's Club. The meeting will include a report on the Altamaha Riverkeepers' water-monitoring study on the Oconee River in the Dublin area.
As school systems across Georgia continue to crunch numbers and work with smaller budgets this fiscal year, which goes into effect July 1, local superintendents weren't happy to learn Georgia lawmakers cut equalization funding by about $112 million across the state this year in a bill recently sign by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
The Department of Defense announced Thursday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Roberto A. Hernandez II, 21, of Far Rockaway, N.Y., died June 2 in Paktya, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his mounted patrol was attacked with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. He was assigned to the 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), Fort Stewart.
After months of planning, hearing promises from the Pentagon and taking multiple lobbying trips to Washington, local officials were frustrated Tuesday as the Department of Defense announced the long anticipated 5th brigade combat team will not be coming to Fort Stewart.
Amid economic woes, the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools triumphed, raising $98,000 for the annual Kiss-A-Pig campaign for the American Diabetes Association.
Dust fills the air inside one the 3rd Infantry Division's Bradley Fighting Vehicles and swarms around Pvt. Robert Wagner,
Ludowici native Dustin McGowan has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a report Tuesday on cbssports.com.
Lincoln Donald Oakes was born at 4:39 a.m. March 19 to Amanda Oakes of Berlin, New Hampshire, and Jeremy Oakes of Penacook, New Hampshire.
Georgia boasts no native sources of fossil fuel - coal, natural gas or oil - yet the energy industry fuels this state's economy just as surely as if it were the epicenter of operations.
Christian Terrell Sibert was born at 7:31 a.m. March 18 to Evelyn Bailum of Springfield, Ohio, and Bradley Sibert of Savannah.
DeMari' Lavon-Depree Crandall was born at 10:21 a.m. March 16 to Chanelle Gates of Hinesville and Demarkis Crandall of Fort Stewart.
Editor's note: The Opportunity School District legislation was approved by the House on Wednesday, but with some differences from the Senate version. So now a conference committee will have to work out the differences before it goes to the governor. Suggs wrote this as a blog before House passage. And her issues may have to be weighed by voters before it appears on ballots in November 2016 as a constitutional amendment.
Amiya Corrina Edwards was born March 16 to Antwonette Fleming of Hinesville and Corey Edwards of Hinesville.
Ji-zhi Hambrick was born at 9:39 p.m. March 13 to Annah Hambrick of Hinesville.
We are in the middle of the national Great American Cleanup effort, and hundreds of local residents already have joined to clean up more than 50 miles of our county. We will have hundreds more join in the next few weeks.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Amber Barbaro has joined the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce as its membership coordinator.
"When the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. Elijah said to Elisha, 'Stay here; the Lord has sent me to Bethel.' But Elisha said, 'As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.' So they went down to Bethel. The company of the prophets at Bethel came out to Elisha and asked, 'Do you know that the LORD is going to take your master from you today?' 'Yes, I know,' Elisha replied, 'so be quiet.' Then Elijah said to ...
Metropolitan Hinesville's unemployment rate for February was 6.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from
Zeniyah Robinson was born at 5:25 a.m. March 13 to Clarissa Robinson of Midway and Maurice Ferguson of Midway.
The Liberty County Panthers boys gained its first victory of the season in a 4-0 shutout of Brantley County on Senior Night. In the night cap, the Lady Panthers dominated the Lady Herons, 10-0.