The Liberty County Health Department's recent assessment of immunization rates revealed that 99 percent of kindergartners and 99 percent
Q: As a result of being born with PHACES syndrome, my 2-year-old daughter has had numerous facial and eye operations. Because of all the stress, she is very attached to me. Her brothers are 18, 16, 13, and 9. Some days she will choose one of them to be close to, her usual favorite being the oldest. Other days, she won't want affection from any of them. She seems to have a particular dislike for the 16-year-old. He tries desperately to get her to give him a hug or let him read to or play with her, but she ...
Buying a used car doesn't have to be an anxiety-ridden experience, but it does require diligence on your part to make sure of what you're getting.
Computer hackers managed to hijack a digital road sign in Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago and change its message to "Zombies Ahead."
As the fifth week of Georgia's legislative session ended, numerous pieces of legislation were discussed. Activity has picked up as the budget requirements were made clearer with the addition of $465 million in federal funding for Medicaid. This additional funding has taken some of the pressure off the Medicaid funding parts of the budget which have federally-mandated requirements.
Are you one of the 76 million baby boomers in the United States who are discovering that their bodies aren't able to do things the way they used to?
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici Police Department charged four businesses with selling alcohol to minors during an undercover sting last week.
Last week, the House of Representatives approved HB 326, which I co-sponsored as a member of the House Game, Fish & Parks Committee.
Battling the war on suicide appears to be the latest mission for military leaders across the nation.
Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the courier does not know if they are true, nor what motivated the callers:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Try to say as little as possible about the work you're doing through the end of the month. Then you can make your announcement and accept your well-deserved plaudits.
A change in traffic patterns in downtown Hinesville has county officials cautioning employees.
Veterans advocates are venting anger and frustration toward the biggest charity within the U.S. military after revelations that it has been packing more money into reserves than it has spent on aid during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"We have so many soldiers, reservists and National Guard who are in dire need, and for the Army to be holding this much money in reserve is despicable," chairman Bob Handy of Veterans United for Truth, of Santa Barbara, Calif., said Monday.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 - Troops nearing retirement eligibility may be able to tap into the transferability benefits provided in the new Post-9/11 GI Bill, even if they're unable to serve four more years of duty due to service policies, a senior defense official said.
Authorities are investigating the shooting of two people at a Long County nightspot early Saturday.
Led by Fort McAllister State Historic Park rangers Sarah Miller, Shirley Rowe and Trevor Johnston, a half-dozen hardy paddlers battled the elements Saturday to canoe Redbird Creek and learn more about Georgia's saltwater marsh.
There's been a lot of discussion on the Web lately about so-called “Christmas creep,” which refers to the holiday season being heavily hyped earlier and earlier with each passing year. (It’s also a nickname for my Uncle Harry, but we won’t go into that.)
They are having snow up north.
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
Most religious people believe that God loves everyone and wants all to be saved. Yet some fail to understand that he created man to have his own will so he can determine what to do or not do.
Editor's note: U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Georgia, and other area elected officials will contribute periodic columns during the upcoming legislative sessions. This is a report about orientation that he went through last week.
STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29, with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."
Safe Hollow Animal Sanctuary founder Debbie Calicutt addressed the Long County Commission during its recent November meeting about an ongoing issue with a neighbor.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
I was on St. Simons Island last week, scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill, when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed up Junior when I told him.
Editor, Why did SPLOST fail? Just take a look at the article in Sunday's Coastal Courier: "City council looks at property-tax increase."
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Fort Morris will host its annual "Come and Take It!" on Saturday.
Griffin notched nearly 300 passing yards and more than 250 rushing yards in last Friday's 46-12 win over Liberty County in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs in Griffin.