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Racing continues at Oglethorpe

Oglethorpe Speedway Park on Highway 80 in Pooler continues its summer season tonight with a variety of races, including a late-model special, street stocks, pure stocks, mini stocks and the 440s.

July 16, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


Labonte is racing fixture

Bobby Labonte, who won the then-Winston Cup championship a decade ago, is now 31st in the Sprint Cup standings.

July 16, 2010 | By Monte Dutton Special to the Courier | Sports


Calm down, keep clubs in one piece

Playing golf is fun, whether solo or with others. Having a basic understanding of the game's rules makes it easier to enjoy the experience and improve your skills. In this periodic column, I provide brief explanations of golf rules and answer commonly asked questions.

July 16, 2010 | By Graham Lewis Special to the Courier | Sports


Briefs for July 16

FPCA to host softball camp

July 16, 2010 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Military brass: Outreach essential to suicide prevention

Preventing suicide among service members and veterans calls for comprehensive education and communication, Army Col. Robert W. Saum, director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, said this week.

July 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Sound off for July 16

Here are some of the issues that 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:

July 16, 2010 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


At the movies for July 16-18

Hinesville's Liberty Cinemas will show "Grown Ups" (PG13 at 1:20 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:35 p.m.), "The Karate Kid" (PG at 12:15 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.), "Despicable Me in 2D" (PG at 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.), "Toy Story 3 in 3D" (G at 11:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m.) "Inception ...

July 16, 2010 | Staff report | Things to Do


June jobless number not encouraging

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.0 percent in June, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in May. This is the 33rd consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is now 9.5 percent.

July 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Business News


12-year-old pleads to robbery charge

SAVANNAH - A 12-year-old boy pleaded guilty to armed robbery in the holdup of a Papa John's Pizza delivery man in Savannah.

The boy, who entered the guilty plea on Wednesday to the June 30 robbery, will be sentenced by Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge Patricia Stone at a hearing later. For the time being he will be held at the Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center.

July 16, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Cap on Gulf oil well seems to be holding

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP was encouraged early Friday by results from an experimental cap shutting in oil from its busted Gulf of Mexico well, saying everything was holding steady 17 hours into the effort.

BP vice president Kent Wells said on a conference call that there was no evidence of a leak in the pipe under the sea floor, one of the main concerns. Wells spoke 17 hours after valves were shut to trap oil inside the cap, a test that could last up to 48 hours.

July 16, 2010 | By Harry R. Weber Associated Press writer | State, National


Poll gives Barnes, Oxendine leads

ATLANTA (AP) - Former governor Roy Barnes holds a big lead in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia, while the Republican race is likely headed to a runoff, according to a poll reported Thursday.

July 16, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Democrats in gubernatorial primary

Here are short biographies of the seven Democrats seeking their party's nomination to run for Georgia governor. Democratic voters will decide among them in Tuesday primary election:

Name: Thurbert Baker

July 15, 2010 | Associated Press | News


Republicans in gubernatorial primary

Here are short biographies of the seven Republicans seeking their party's nomination to run for Georgia governor. Republican voters will decide among them in Tuesday primary election:

Name: Jeff Chapman (Did not respond to request for information)

July 15, 2010 | Associated Press | News


Gov. candidate profile Roy Barnes

ATLANTA - Maybe it's a bid for redemption. Or an act of atonement. Or, as former Gov. Roy Barnes says, maybe he is again seeking his old office out of a sense that if he didn't take on Georgia's most pressing problems, no one else would.

July 15, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Gov. candidate profile Bill Bolton

SAVANNAH - By now, Bill Bolton suspects he won't be the next governor.

July 15, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


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Georgia Cities Week activities

Georgia Cities Week was created by the Georgia Municipal Association as a way for cities to connect with residents and "share information about the valuable ...

April 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


County expects bond resale to save tax money

The Liberty County commissioners say they saved county taxpayers more than $1 million Thursday by refinancing the more than $20 million bond issue that is ...

April 24, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Food service, permitting topics at meeting

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will host a Lunch and Learn workshop on food service, cottage food laws and event permitting from ...

April 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Long County hosts soccer playoffs Wednesday

The Long County High School boys and girls soccer teams will host the squads from Jefferson County High School Wednesday in the first round of ...

April 24, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide end season on high notes

The Long County High School baseball team wrapped up the season Wednesday by defeating Claxton High School (5-15) in Ludowici.

April 24, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Playing politics with missiles?

We don't know if President Donald Trump was purely motivated to fire cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield. Was he genuinely horrified by ...

April 23, 2017 | By Bob Franken Columnist | Opinion


Another step toward Tradeport East clinic

Liberty Regional Medical Center's clinic at Tradeport East is a step closer after the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission recommended rezoning two acres from industrial ...

April 23, 2017 | Tiffany King | News


Fight 'the only honest news' in the valley

There were more than a few folks in the Valley who felt Iris Long had it coming to her. After all, Raymond Cooper garnered 381 ...

April 22, 2017 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Obama a Russian stooge, too?

The circumstantial evidence is mounting that the Kremlin succeeded in infiltrating the U.S. government at the highest levels.

April 22, 2017 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Former Tide player leads Kentucky tackling

University of Kentucky freshman and former Long County High School standout Jamin Davis saw his first college action Friday in the team's annual Blue ...

April 22, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Having abandoned its roots, NASCAR losing fans

We were cleaning up the dishes from Sunday dinner when Rodney called me into the living room where he was watching TV.

April 21, 2017 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Pembroke gets new shopping center

Pembroke welcomed a new business to the historic downtown last week as Shops on Main opened it's doors to customers on April 11.

April 21, 2017 | By LeeAnna Tatum Correspondent | Business News


Worship for yourself and for others

Well, Easter is over. So now we move along with life, right?

April 21, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


County report April 27

The Liberty County Commission, along with other community leaders, will host a Community Report Out on April 27 at the Hinesville Branch of the Live ...

April 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Charity Golf Tournament Saturday

PRESS RELEASE

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports


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