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These ladies don't take a back seat

Before women joined the ranks of motorcycle riders, they found themselves getting excited every time a motorcycle rumbled by. As it passed, they had an urge to jump on! Women were no longer willing to "take a back seat." What is this mysterious switch in some women's psyche, when flipped there's no turning back?

April 22, 2010 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Advice/Columnists

Perdue talks more than turkey at RH

Turkey hunting may have been a big draw for his visit, but Gov. Sonny Perdue seemed pleased Monday night to honor the 25th anniversary of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.

April 22, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Special to the Courier | News

One Bryan County Relay done, another is Friday

Relay For Life of North Bryan is gearing up for its nightlong fundraising event set for Friday, while Relay For Life of Richmond Hill is celebrating the success of its event last weekend.

April 22, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE

Thanks, Liberty, for having me

I'll hand it to you, Liberty County - you sure know how to make a person feel welcome. And, apparently, you've decided the old adage holds true: The way to an editor's heart is through her stomach, which is just fine with me. Heck, if I'd known our readers and sources were going to invite me to so many functions featuring delicious meals, I'd have tried for my recent promotion even sooner.

April 21, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Editor | Opinion

New budget continues irresponsible path

A majority of the House of Representatives voted this week to approve a $17.8 billion state budget for fiscal year 2011. I was among the 52 House members voting against the spending plan because it is a continuation of the misguided priorities and fiscal irresponsibility that have plagued Georgia for the last eight years.

April 21, 2010 | By State Rep. Al Williams Special to the Courier | Opinion

Kiddie Kare will never be forgotten

Editor, Words cannot express my love and gratitude to Laverne Young and the staff of Kiddie Kare Pre-K and Learning Center for taking care of my baby girl for the past four years. I enrolled my daughter Eva into Kiddie Kare at age 1. She started in the infant room and each year "graduated" to a new classroom. All of her caregivers were loving and attentive, making it easier to leave my child while I worked a full-time job. It also made a world of difference knowing I could talk to Ms. Laverne about any questions or concerns that I ...

April 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor

Celebrate Georgia Cities Week

Editor, During the week of April 17-24, Walthourville will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week. This week has been set aside to recognize the many services city governments provide and their contribution to a better quality of life in Georgia. Our theme, "Energy to Transform," highlights the power of cities to change lives and communities.

April 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor

Senate budget restores arts council funds

ATLANTA - Georgia's arts council was granted a reprieve on Tuesday from the state Senate.

April 21, 2010 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | State, National

Young guitarist kicks off noon concert series

The Ben Robinson Band will bring an upbeat mix of blues and rock that should have the crowd tapping their feet, at Friday's Lunchtime Concert in the Park.

April 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do

Small house fire quickly contained

It took firefighters from Hinesville's stations one and two only 10 minutes to extinguish a small house fire in the Arlington Park subdivision Monday afternoon.

April 21, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety

Commission review items at mid-month

Liberty County Commissioners heard a number of reports for information only at their mid-month meeting last week:

April 21, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | News

Politicians drawn to annual law cookout

The 23rd Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout on April 15 in Tattnall County drew public safety employees from around the state.

April 21, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | State, National

Long County High crowns prom royalty

April 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE

Historic homecoming open to public

In the mid 1700s, a group of English Puritans moved their families and church from Dorchester, S.C., and established a new Dorchester in Georgia. That group, along with nearby settlers established a church, an agricultural economy and a sense of political pride for independence. The area thrived and eventually became known as Midway.

April 21, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Things to Do

Pageant for Long Relay needs contestants

The 2010 Miss Relay for Life Pageant is Friday, April 29, and organizers are encouraging ladies in the area to be a part of the event to support the war on cancer.

April 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do

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Corporations dodging $718 billion in taxes

European regulators' recent finding that Apple avoided billions of dollars in taxes by stashing its profits in Ireland, a known tax haven, put the tech ...

October 25, 2016 | By Matthew Gardner Guest columnist | Opinion

School marks Pre-K Week

Long County High School Pre-K had 11 community/school leaders read books to the center's 4-year-olds as part of the sixth annual Georgia Pre-K ...

October 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Library board still without chairman

The Liberty County Library Board of Trustees is without a chairman and efforts to name one are stymied by persistent questions about the board's ...

October 25, 2016 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Local news

Sunbury Missionary Baptist celebrates 150 years

The historic Sunbury Missionary Baptist Church, 512 Trade Hill Road, Midway celebrated its 150th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 16.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Faith

Look where he brought us from

"And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: Knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ...

October 24, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith

One arrested on drug charges during raid

Long County officers arrested one person and confiscated drugs during an Oct. 17 raid on a Ludowici Apartment.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

Tight race makes for odd bedfellows

On a riser at the front of the room sat a large whiteboard with the names Bland, Cooper and Stoughton across the top. A fourth ...

October 24, 2016 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Opinion

Sound off for Oct. 24

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

October 24, 2016 | Anonymous calls | Sound off

Disaster loans available for small businesses

WASHINGTON - U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has vowed to help small businesses damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Expect busy skies through Nov. 4

There will be more than normal fixed wing and rotary aircraft flights in the area beginning for the next two weeks.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military

Crash on Fort Stewart kills young Long Co. man

Dillon Jacobs, who had recently decided to join the Army, died following a vehicle crash on Highway 144 on Fort Stewart Thursday morning.

October 24, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety

Free help offered signing up for assitance, insurance offered

Coastal Campaign for Healthy Kids offers free in-person enrollment and renewal assistance for children's health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, pregnancy Medicaid ...

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE

Panthers stay perfect in region

The Liberty County Panthers met the Long County Blue Tide in a next-county and Region 2-AAA match-up Friday night. The Panthers stayed perfect in region ...

October 24, 2016 | Caleb Bailey | Sports

Sports briefs

Tigers host Pirates Monday

October 24, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports

Your next catch may be an award winner

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recognizes anglers for big catches.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

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