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Rivals back study to merge SSU and AASU

ATLANTA - A lawmaker who wants to merge two historically black colleges in Georgia with nearby predominantly white institutions has teamed up with the head the state's Legislative Black Caucus in calling for a study committee to examine the move.

State Sens. Seth Harp and Emanuel Jones are backing a resolution recognizing the importance of the historically black schools. The resolution introduced Thursday also calls for a panel to investigate consolidating colleges in the state.

February 05, 2009 | Associated Press | Education


General praises Iraqi elections

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2009 - Iraq's government and its security forces deserve praise for overseeing the successful and mostly violence-free provincial elections that were held countrywide Jan. 31, a senior U.S. military officer posted in Iraq said today.

"First and foremost, I'd like to congratulate the government of Iraq for a successful, legitimate and credible election," Army Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of Multinational Corps Iraq, told reporters during a Baghdad news conference.

February 04, 2009 | By Gerry J. Gilmore American Forces Press Service | Military


Sports briefs for Feb. 4, 2009

Biggest Loser

February 04, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Game Day for Feb. 4, 2009

Today

February 04, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Tattnall senior holds pitching clinic

Tattnall County High School senior Logan McCullough conducted a pitching clinic last weekend for Liberty County traveling teams.

February 04, 2009 | Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Super Saturday at Leconte-Woodmanston

LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation, 4918 Barrington Ferry Road, will have a super Saturday event from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 7. For more information, call 884-6500.

February 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Rincon museum part of Super Sunday

Museums across Georgia will take part in Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 8. The Georgia Salzburger Society's Museum will host the public from noon-5 p.m. Admission is free.

February 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Why regulators always lose

With $7 trillion in wealth disappearing in the U.S. last year, it hasn't been a banner time for anyone involved in the financial markets. But it may be the Securities and Exchange Commission that has taken the biggest bath.

February 04, 2009 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Local property tax bills eyed in Atlanta

The Senate returned to session last week with all eyes and ears on the first bills and resolutions of the session. Most notable were bills on transportation, zero-based budgeting and tougher restrictions for metal theft crimes. However, the two major issues on everyone's mind were the Homeowner Tax Relief Grant (HTRG) funding and capping property taxes.

February 04, 2009 | By Sen. Tommie Williams Special to the Courier | Opinion


Thieves target your computer

Scammers are becoming more creative, but one of their biggest theft tools is still the computer.

February 04, 2009 | By David Uffington Dollars and sense columnist | Advice/Columnists


Sound off for Feb. 4

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 callers:

February 04, 2009 | Anonymous calls | Things to Do


Week's horoscopes for Feb. 4-11

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Seeing the silly side of some really ridiculous situations helps give the lamb a new perspective on how to handle them. Some important contacts can be made this weekend.

February 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Long Co. Health hosts 'heart truth' day

LONG COUNTY - Think heart disease can't affect you? Think again. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. In fact, one in four American women dies of heart disease every year. In 2006 in Long County alone four women died of cardiovascular disease.

February 04, 2009 | Staff report | Living well


Lower your risj for heart disease

If I told you someone has a heart attack every 20 seconds in America and someone dies from a cardiovascular problem every minute, and I listed the risk factors, would you get angry with me or at yourself?

February 04, 2009 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Health dpeartment offering child safety seats

The Liberty County Health Department received a 2009 grant from the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health to distribute child restraints and educational information to eligible parents.

February 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Living well


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The true meaning of Revelation

One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.

October 24, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Dawn of a classic in-state rivalry

Saturday's game between Georgia Southern and Georgia State in the Georgia Dome will be the biggest rivalry game in the state - between two teams that have never played each other, anyway.

October 24, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Two high-speed chases start in Liberty

Two unrelated attempted traffic stops in Liberty County on Thursday night led to separate high-speed chases through the area.

October 23, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Business promotes itself at Oktoberfest

Into the Sun Tanning Salon employee Megan Kesner, right, and owner Cayla Faulk set up a Halloween-themed both to promote their business and sell merchandise during the Oct. 11 Oktoberfest Vendor and Craft Fair at Bryant Commons in Hinesville.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Day-care has open house

The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated its annual open house Sept. 25.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County marks School Lunch Week

All Long County schools participated in National School Lunch Week, which took place Oct. 14-17.

October 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ronan Scott Wall

Ronan Scott Wall was born at 3:09 a.m. Sept. 30 to Athena Wall of Hinesville and David Wall Jr. of Hinesville.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


How to live a Christian life, part 1

How does one live the Christian life?

October 23, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Expert advice on no-spank discipline that really works

Two kids are wrestling over the toy clown their aunt made, voices rising as each demands the right to sleep with it.

October 23, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | Hot Topics


The Clean Cut: Modern-day good Samaritan carries opponent across finish line

With less than half a mile remaining in the final cross country race of her high school career, Melanie Bailey had a decision to make. A runner from an opposing school, Danielle LeNoue, suffered a knee injury, and Bailey could either keep running like everyone else or stop to help. Bailey chose to help.

October 23, 2014 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Hot Topics


Disney announces new animated film — 'Moana'

Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the arrival of a girl named Moana in a new CG-animated film hitting theaters in late 2016.

October 23, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen KSL | Hot Topics


Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate falls in September

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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