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Twenty-five campers from Liberty County recently spent a week at Georgia 4-H Cloverleaf Camp.
Liberty County was recently represented by seven 4-H'ers at State 4-H Council at Rock Eagle.
Hinesville American Legion Post 168 installed officers for the new year on July 28.
Editor, I would like to voice my support of the letter from Ed McBrayer, board member of Coastal Georgia Rails to Trails, in your July 29 edition.
Editor, Living in Hinesville's ghetto (Sharon, Lesa, Elaine streets bordering on Irene Thomas City Park) I have several notes to make. Recently I inspected the potholes and crumbling curbs on Sharon Street with my city councilmember.
Health savings accounts offer a way to put aside money for medical expenses with pre-tax dollars. Not everyone qualifies for an HSA, but for those who do, it can be a way to save money and reduce your taxes.
Barack Obama raised near-millennial expectations last year. If elected, he'd transform the dreary realities of Washington with his blazing freshness. He'd win over Republicans with his engaging post-partisanship. He'd solve long-standing national problems with his nonideological pragmatism.
Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not know if they are true, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A chaotic atmosphere taxes the patience of the Aries lamb, who prefers to deal with a more orderly environment. Best advice: Stay out of the situation until things settle.
Q: I've been a teacher for years, and with the school year starting, I wanted to ask about the problem of kindergarten and even older children throwing fits when it's time for them to separate from their mothers in the morning. Some of the kids won't even get out of the car without a battle. It seems and the other veteran teachers I speak with that this problem is worse than it was, say, 20 years ago. What can teachers do to help these parents get their kids into school happy?
Pediatricians say their key concern is the poor lifestyle of today's young families. These habits are producing children who are not eating properly or getting enough exercise. Gone are the days when families worked in their yards and gardens, walked or rode bikes to school, played sports and used their imagination to create physical games .
The economic slowdown and its effects on local citizens is the topic of a town hall meeting to be hosted by state Rep. Al Williams Thursday.
The country's health care system stands on the brink of a possible overhaul, which could save lives or cost lives, or save tax money or cost more, depending on who's talking about the various plans being advanced.
At about this time last year, Georgia Southern football fans were getting pretty antsy about the upcoming season.
High boating traffic is expected this July Fourth holiday as thousands of boaters will be out on the water enjoying the holiday with family and friends.
Editor, On the afternoon of June 20, my quiet neighborhood of Sharon, Lesa and Elaine streets bordering the usually serene Irene B. Thomas Park was basically "occupied" by a large, loud motorcycle group. I called the Hinesville Police Department and was informed by the HPD that about four or five people called about this incident. The motorcycle group involved about 30-40 motorcycles and had two individuals on private property on Sharon Street near the park entrance videotaping their entrance. Thankfully, the Hinesville police responded in force, and the "occupying force" quieted down and left in an orderly manner.
Under a new state law that went into effect Wednesday, Georgians are no longer limited to having only sparkler-type illuminations.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell recently recognized several members of his department during Police Officer Appreciation Week.
Looking for something to do to celebrate Independence Day? Here is a list of events taking place in the area:
Students who made the honor roll at Snelson-Golden Middle School in the final nine weeks were:
Several students from our area have earned honors at college:
These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733.
You won't often see so many history-making events crammed into such a small period of time, but that was the case last week with three huge stories breaking in a little less than 30 hours - a bonanza for those of us who work in the news industry.
Bradwell Institute head football coach Greg Hill's first season with the Tigers didn't go exactly like he planned, as the Tigers went 0-10.
Today, sales of fireworks become legal in Georgia.
Former Liberty County High School basketball player Jordan McRae will be playing for the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2015 Las Vegas Summer League, according to sixers.com.
High-school baseball gives kids opportunities to learn the game and play at a competitive level. However, a school season is limited to only a couple of months, and most teams don't have the staff to offer players the specific individualized training that makes them more marketable to college teams.
Howdy, friends and neighbors all around the coastal area. Hope everyone is staying cool and hydrated.