Several weeks ago, in this column, I encouraged parents to not ask principals for teacher reassignments, as in "I think my child, who has a learning problem, will do better with Mrs. Whimsy because from what I hear, she's more patient." As one might imagine, I am now the certified hero of principals everywhere. On the other hand, some parents who previously enjoyed reading my column have now decided I am parenting satan.
We constantly hear that the U.S. uses too much electricity and needs to be more creative in other sources of energy. We're asked to think about our carbon footprints, to conserve water, to recycle and, if we have to rely on a car, to buy one with cleaner emissions and that gets better mileage than older, bigger models.
ATLANTA - Dr. Rhonda Medows, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Health, recently announced the launch of the "Roll Up Your Sleeve" campaign. The campaign aims to educate Georgians about the seasonal flu and novel influenza A (H1N1) and encourage citizens in high-risk groups to get vaccinated.
LUDOWICI - During the past six weeks, four Ludowici churches have been broken into. The most recent crime occurred last week.
A Stand Down for Homelessness will be from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Salvation Army, 3000 Bee Road, in Savannah.
If you're having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments, the Home Affordable Modification Program might be able to help.
One of the few strictly accurate things that President Barack Obama routinely says about his health-care reform is that it's much bigger than just the so-called public option. Yet when his administration signaled that the public option could be dropped, the left threw a collective tantrum.
Editor, On behalf of Love-It-Productions I want to thank all volunteers and sponsors for their support during the production of "Mama Turn the Radio On II: It Ain't Easy." I cannot express what it means to me and the cast to have the honor to present a little Broadway to our local community. To have it so well received is icing on the cake.
Editor, The column by Mike Riddle in the Aug. 19 Coastal Courier was very disturbing.
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:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Changing your mind doesn't come easily for lambs, who place a high value on commitment. But new facts could emerge that might persuade you to rethink your situation.
ATLANTA - Three Georgia lawmakers could face sanctions for failing to pay their state taxes under a new law that gave ethics officials power to investigate and penalize delinquent legislators.
Long County teen Shelby Mock recently won the overall queen title in the 2009 Miss Diamond USA Pageant in Waycross.
LUDOWICI -- During its August meeting, the Ludowici City Council heard a report by Ludowici Police Officer Frankie Goff on illegal alcohol sales.
FORSYTH - Patrol Officer Frankie Goff of the Ludowici Police Department recently completed an advanced roadside impaired driving enforcement course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.
Wondering what to make with zucchini that's not another fritter? Try baking a couple of loaves of Diane M.'s moist pineapple cranberry zucchini ...
The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team said farewell to Col. Robert P. Ashe and Command Sgt. Maj. Russell K. Reimers while welcoming the new command ...
Here's help planning your menus for the month. Download pdf documents in the media player at left of what Liberty County Schools will be ...
Hazel Lynn Leckemby was born at 10:24 a.m. June 23 to Jaymie Lynn Leckemby of Hinesville.
It has been said that with so many people in the world today, there must be many beliefs so all can follow God. That statement ...
I want you to hear this from me rather than from Donald Trump. I have been outed. I am a "bed-wetting liberal." No longer can ...
On June 2, 2012, tragedy struck Long County when Smiley Elementary School students Hannah Foreman and Ta'Keith Russell died. Foreman drowned, and Russell was ...
MACON - The heat of fall camp for the Georgia Bulldogs football team may not be a direct byproduct of the competition for the starting quarterback ...
Georgia's holiday on sales tax for back-to-school goods is Friday and Saturday. The exemption is on the state's 4 percent tax and not ...
Members of the Ludowici Police Department recently took part in the Long County Library's Every Hero Has a Story reading program.
Police released the identity Thursday of a Fort Stewart soldier killed in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon in Hinesville.
Six Long County High School students attended the National FFA Organization Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference from July 13-15 in Covington.
WAYCROSS - High-school football coaches from around southeast Georgia were at the Historic Rail Head Depot on Saturday to meet with media and fans before teams ...
Brielle Anne Bryant was born June 18 to Danielle Mary Bryant and Avion Martez Bryant of Hinesville.
All*Stars banquet Friday