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Scientists look at how uniforms fit

WASHINGTON - The Army and Marine Corps are surveying their troops to better design clothing to fit warfighters.

June 17, 2009 | By Lt. Jennifer Gragg American Forces Press Service | Military


188th commander encourages students

Col. George Geczy III, commander of the 188th Infantry Brigade, spoke at the sixth grade awards ceremony May 28 at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School.

June 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military


Long County student recognized

LUDOWICI - The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Courtney Flournoy for membership. The Long County High School student was selected based on her academics.

June 17, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Honor rolls


Sports briefs for June 16, 2009

St. James camp

June 17, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Sports correction

In Sunday's story about the Plant Washington job fair, the amount of mercury should have read 122 pounds of mercury per year, not per day. The Courier regrets the error.

June 17, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Game Day for June 16, 2009

Today

June 17, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Sound off for June 17

Here are some of the issues 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 the callers:

June 17, 2009 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Horoscopes for week of June 17-24

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Things that usually come easily and quickly for the Aries lamb might need more of your time and attention during the next several days. Try to be patient as you work things out.

June 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Sound off


Watch out for 'skeeters'

More rain means more mosquitoes, so residents should take precautions.

June 17, 2009 | By Linda Ratcliffe Special to the Courier | Living well


Stickers for teen drivers silly

The legislature and governor of New Jersey have lost their collective common sense, which is to say they are politicians. The former passed and the latter signed a law set to take effect in 2010 that will require drivers age 21 and younger to put stickers on the bumpers of their cars letting fellow drivers know they are road hazards. The exact wording of said sticker has not been determined, so allow me to be the first to suggest "Yute."

June 17, 2009 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Link between smoking, SIDS studied

It has been known for some time that babies exposed to cigarette smoke in the womb have a higher risk of miscarriage, pre-mature birth and sudden infant death syndrome - a disorder in which seemingly healthy infants inexplicably die. A new study appearing June 3 in The Journal of Neuroscience reports that exposure to cigarette smoke in the womb may dampen a baby's fight-or-flight responses, leaving the newborn vulnerable to SIDS.

June 17, 2009 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Police don't fault parents over child drowning

A get-together turned tragic Sunday evening when a toddler drowned.

June 17, 2009 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


PSC reconsiders controversial vote

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's Public Service Commission backed down from its decision to elect its own chairman and double the length of the post's term Tuesday after the state's top attorney said it had no authority to do so.

But a majority of the five-member body made it clear they would keep the debate alive by voting to table the issue rather than reverse it. The defiant trio said they are not bound by the attorney general's opinion and would again urge lawmakers to change the rules.

June 17, 2009 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National


Accused turtle theft case delayed

TYBEE ISLAND (AP) - Two people accused of stealing endangered turtles from the Tybee Island Marine Science Center are getting a short reprieve before their case goes to court.

A Municipal Court judge delayed until July 28 a preliminary hearing for Thomas Stewart II and Desiree Pulse of Hinesville. Both are charged with theft and animal cruelty.

June 17, 2009 | Associated Press | Public Safety


New plant proponents praise job fair

Power4Georgians, a consortium of Georgia EMCs that is building Plant Washington in Washington County, had its first job fair related to the plant at Sandersville Technical College on May 28. The event attracted 340 area residents who came to learn more about the jobs that will be available during and after construction of the plant. More than 1,500 jobs will be created once the plant is cleared for construction, and more than 120 permanent full-time jobs will remain after the plant opens.

June 15, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


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Proclamations in Hinesville

Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed two proclamations; one for Word Autistic Day and the other for Fair Housing Month.

April 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

Students who earned slots on the Taylors Creek Elementary honor roll during the third quarter were:

April 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Remember that God gives us the rain

During spring, it's not uncommon to receive a lot of rain. And it's not uncommon for us to complain about it.

April 25, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Ludowici PD recognizes 911 dispatchers

The Ludowici Police Department recognized its seven full- and part-time 911 dispatchers April 15 to commemorate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

April 25, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Honor roll: Lyman Hall Ementary

Students who were listed on the Lyman Hall Elementary honor roll for the third nine weeks were:

April 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Know the goodness of the Lord

Today is my dad's birthday. He is 78 years young.

April 24, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


'Unfriended' is a decent thriller

"Unfriended" easily could've fallen under the category of most of today's teen horror flicks: All style and no substance. Or it could've easily have been a cheap remake or reboot.

April 24, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to do


1,900-acre manufacturing facility sought for I-16 ‘megasite’

The recently formed Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Joint Corridor Development Authority has filed an application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a 1,904.5-acre project site to "construct a mega-site manufacturing facility" at Highway 280 and I-16, according to a public notice filed Thursday.

April 24, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten For the Coastal Courier | News


Haleigh's Hope is now Georgia's hope

Fifteen months ago, a local reporter asked me if there was any interest within the General Assembly in taking on the medical marijuana issue for the 2014 legislative session, and I told him, emphatically, that there was none and that I did not foresee that issue coming up anytime soon in Georgia. Then, a week later, I met a little 4-year-old girl named Haleigh and her courageous mom and dad, and was I proved ever so wrong.

April 24, 2015 | By State Rep. Allen Peake Special to the Courier | Opinion


Fathers, don't seek custody in Liberty County

Editor, If you are a father seeking custody of your children in Hinesville, please read this carefully.

April 24, 2015 | Staff Report | Opinion


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Students who earned spots on the Bradwell Institute honor roll durin the third quarter were:

April 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gulf oil spill: Drawn-out tempest in teacup

The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was called catastrophic by many. President Barack Obama declared, "This oil spill is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced." The National Resource Defense Council said two years later, "A people wronged and a region scarred remains."

April 23, 2015 | By Harold Brown Guest columnist | Opinion


What do you need in life? God's word

In this life, there are many things that a person needs: a place to live, clothes, food and such things.

April 23, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Strong candidate not running for president

My fellow Americans, it is with a heavy heart that I announce to you today that I will not be a candidate for president of the United States in 2016.

April 23, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Fatal crash victims all GSU nursing students

Five Georgia Southern University students were killed in a crash early Wednesday morning on Interstate 16 in North Bryan County.

April 23, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Public Safety


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