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Sports briefs for March 8, 2009

USSF referee

March 09, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Liberty Pirates swimmer impressive at state

10-year-old Sandra Scott was the first Liberty Pirates swimmer to qualify for the USA Swimming 14 and Under Georgia State Championships in Augusta, held the last weekend in February.

March 09, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


LCRD seniors win tournament

The Liberty County Recreation Department senior boys All-Star team participated in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association's district two basketball tournament last weekend in Douglas and came home with a first-place trophy.

March 09, 2009 | Staff report | Sports


Blazing new trails

Pastor Glenda Faye Cleaver-Layton is adept at motivating and coaching students and adults. Whether she's doing her job as an educator or at church, she stays busy.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


What do you think about trout sizes?

Tight Line Jr., here and I hope everyone is doing well. Not much on reports this weeks, but I do have one.

March 09, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: Help wildlife

Georgians can support nongame wildlife conservation, education and recreation projects by purchasing a wildlife license plate for their vehicles. A one-time $25 tag fee applies in addition to annual registration and ad-valorem fees. The bald eagle and hummingbird license plates are a primary funding source for the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's Nongame Conservation Section.

March 09, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Society's global warming

Last week in Washington, D.C., a group of environmental activists staged a protest. According to the group's Web site, it was the largest single act of civil disobedience in the name of global warming awareness in history. More than 2,000 people managed to clog the entrances to the Capitol Power Plant for about four hours. The irony? Their protest was blanketed by nearly half a foot of snow, compliments of an early March storm that covered the entire Northeastern United States. No one was arrested. Perhaps the D.C. police decided it was too cold to bother ...

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Family photographs identified

Editor,

I have received several responses to my article "Treasures in a coffee can" that was printed in last Sunday's Coastal Courier. Thanks to each of you that responded.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Jekyll Island Authority using smoke, mirrors

Editor,

The Jekyll Island Authority is at it again, this time endorsing a density study conducted by the Bleakly Advisory Group, which claims the proposed 150 percent increase in the state park's year-round residences and rental accommodations by the year 2023 would still make Jekyll "significantly less developed than other comparable coastal destinations in terms of resident and seasonal population, housing density and traffic volumes."

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


EPD decides to study sewage plant longer

The Environmental Protection Division wants to learn more about the Laurel View River before it decides whether to allow the Liberty County Development Authority to discharge up to three million gallons of wastewater into it.

March 09, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | News


Customary corruption

In 1932, the federal courts affirmed gangster Al Capone's 11-year prison sentence and heavy fine for income tax evasion. He was sent to Alcatraz and then the Atlanta pen before he was given his freedom to die of advanced syphilis.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Opinion


Curves participating in food drive

During March, Curves of Hinesville will participate in the 11th annual Curves food drive to benefit local food banks. Collectively, during the past five years, nearly 50 million pounds of food have been distributed to communities all over the world through the Curves food drive.

March 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Living well


The miracle of good vision

It's hard to be vision impaired. People who aren't just don't have a clue how difficult it makes life in so many ways.

March 06, 2009 | By Raphael Semmes Columnist | Opinion


At the movies for March 6-8

This weekend, Liberty Cinemas will show "Watchmen" (R at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.) "Coraline" (PG at 1:05 p.m., 6:50 p.m.) "Friday the 13th" (R at 1:20 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:50 p.m.); "Push" (PG-13 at 1:40 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:05 p.m.); "Taken" (PG-13 at 1:50 p.m., 4:20

March 06, 2009 | Staff report | Things to Do


Good government needs effective press

These are extraordinary political and economic times, and even from a distance you can sense the animation on Capitol Hill as Congress watches President Obama distribute the stimulus package, weighs his executive-branch appointments and responds to his various initiatives.

March 06, 2009 | By Lee Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


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You have to choose for yourself -- part 1

Most religious people believe that God loves everyone and wants all to be saved. Yet some fail to understand that he created man to have his own will so he can determine what to do or not do.

November 20, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Let the orientation begin

Editor's note: U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Georgia, and other area elected officials will contribute periodic columns during the upcoming legislative sessions. This is a report about orientation that he went through last week.

November 20, 2014 | By U.S. Rep.-elect Buddy Carter Special to the Courier | Opinion


Ticket Specials Available for GSU Eagles Home Finale Nov. 29th

STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29, with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."

November 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Animal-sanctuary addresses Long Commission

Safe Hollow Animal Sanctuary founder Debbie Calicutt addressed the Long County Commission during its recent November meeting about an ongoing issue with a neighbor.

November 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


ASU president appointed to national board

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Analyzing elections, predicting next president

I was on St. Simons Island last week, scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill, when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed up Junior when I told him.

November 19, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


It's not difficult to see why SPLOST failed

Editor, Why did SPLOST fail? Just take a look at the article in Sunday's Coastal Courier: "City council looks at property-tax increase."

November 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


Sound off for Nov. 19

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.

November 19, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Revolutionary War re-enactment Saturday

Fort Morris will host its annual "Come and Take It!" on Saturday.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Liberty struggles against Griffin

Griffin notched nearly 300 passing yards and more than 250 rushing yards in last Friday's 46-12 win over Liberty County in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in Griffin.

November 19, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports


Breida Selected as One of 10 Doak Walker Award Semifinalists

DALLAS, TEXAS -- The PwC SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors announced today the 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, which includes Georgia Southern sophomore Matt Breida. The semifinalists (in alphabetical order) are: Ameer Abdullah (Sr.), Nebraska; Jay Ajayi (Jr.), Boise State; Javorius Allen (Jr.), USC; Cameron Artis-Payne (Sr.), Auburn; Matt Breida (So.), Georgia Southern; Tevin Coleman (Jr.), Indiana; James Conner (So.), Pittsburgh; Melvin Gordon (Jr.), Wisconsin; Devon Johnson (Jr.), Marshall and Duke Johnson (Jr.), Miami.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Bradwell track team hosting 5K run/walk

The Bradwell Institute track team will host its first Tiger Run 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.

November 19, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Reward offered in Hinesville dog killing

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of a mixed-breed puppy found in a dumpster in Hinesville.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Long County schools honor veterans

Long County Middle and Walker Elementary schools hosted a Veterans Day celebration for veteran family members and their students Nov. 11. With more than 150 adults present, the celebration included patriotic music performed by the Long County Middle School Band, the Pledge of Allegiance led by student-council students and a breakfast from the cafeteria staff.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Murray Elementary dedicated on post

Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.

November 19, 2014 | By Kaytrina Curtis Fort Stewart Public Affairs | Education


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