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Sound off for April 8

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:

April 08, 2009 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Self-esteem not all it's cracked up to be

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?

April 08, 2009 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Babies Can't Wait funding comments sought

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.

April 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Youth charged in arson cases

A juvenile was charged last week after a string of shed fires prompted Hinesville Police to investigate and nearby residents to post reward signs.

April 08, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Public Safety


LCRD basketball results announced

Here are a couple more winners in the just ended Liberty County Recreation Department youth basketball leagues. The photos are at left.

April 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Sports


Upcoming local sports

Get out and catch a game:

April 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Briefs for April 5

AAU boys national qualifer April 17-19

April 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Nonprofit restoring historic school

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.

April 06, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger | News


GRPA Class B basketball results

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.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


The Baker factor

Thurbert Baker is not exactly a clone of Barack Obama, but neither is he another Vernon Jones.

April 06, 2009 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Budget not only big vote during last week

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.

April 06, 2009 | By Rep. Ron Stephens Special to the Courier | Opinion


Major legislation at a glance

Here's how some legislation fared on the final day of Georgia's 40-day legislative session:

April 06, 2009 | Associated Press | State, National


Thirty-three soldiers become U.S. citizens

On Saturday, 33 3rd Infantry Division soldiers were sworn in as U. S. citizens.

April 06, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | News


Tradeport East entrance about 60% complete

The Liberty County Development Authority met Monday and, among other things, discussed county construction issues.

April 06, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | News


Commission agenda for Tuesday

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. Here is the agenda:

April 06, 2009 | Staff Report | News


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Pembroke has 31st annual Christmas parade

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.

December 18, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Birth: Jaiden Dimitri Nelson

Jaiden Dimitri Nelson was born at 7:19 a.m. Dec. 4 to Kimberly Nelson of Hinesville and Tramoun Williams of Hinesville.

December 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Live your life like Christ all the time -- part 1

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.

December 18, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Friendships are gifts that do keep on giving

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.

December 18, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Midway Museum hosts 55th annual tea

Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.

December 18, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Plane makes emergency landing off I-95

A small, one-person plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning in McIntosh County.

December 18, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news


Ludowici PD impounds semi rig

The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.

December 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Sleep deprivation hurts careers more than helps

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.

December 17, 2014 | By Deborah Sutton Deseret News | News4U


Gingerbread contest winners named

The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.

December 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Birth: Dwight Algernon Hines Jr.

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.

December 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Shooting suspect considered armed, dangerous

A suspect in the shooting of a Walthourville man during a home invasion Tuesday has been identified by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.

December 17, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Keep cronyism out of state school choice

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.

December 17, 2014 | By Jim Kelly and Ben Scafidi Guest columnists | Opinion


Sound off for Dec. 17

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733 to leave a message.

December 17, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Ludowici/Long names fireflighter of year

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.

December 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long County wreck kills young man

A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.

December 17, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


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