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.
Bobby Labonte, who won the then-Winston Cup championship a decade ago, is now 31st in the Sprint Cup standings.
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.
FPCA to host softball camp
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.
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:
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
SAVANNAH - By now, Bill Bolton suspects he won't be the next governor.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Long County High School baseball team wrapped up the season Wednesday by defeating Claxton High School (5-15) in Ludowici.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The circumstantial evidence is mounting that the Kremlin succeeded in infiltrating the U.S. government at the highest levels.
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 ...
We were cleaning up the dishes from Sunday dinner when Rodney called me into the living room where he was watching TV.
Pembroke welcomed a new business to the historic downtown last week as Shops on Main opened it's doors to customers on April 11.
Well, Easter is over. So now we move along with life, right?
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 ...