Recently, we were trying to paint over an act of vandalism on a busy local street. We are fairly lucky compared to many communities in that graffiti is not a constant issue here. It is still a significant problem that hurts our communities.
After months of work and fundraising, including the Dorchester Academy Kick-off Rally, the possibility of refurbishing the former boys dormitory is moving closer to reality. However, the hard work is not finished and the Dorchester Improvement Association still needs financial contributions.
Keyara Ann Alderman was born to Misty Drake at 5:24 pm on April 22. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Keyara weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces.
Amari Cornellius Knighten was born to Kelly Denise Thomas and Wentily Dontae Knighten at 3:57 pm on April 22. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Amari weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19 inches.
A'Teeyah Ra'chelle Canales was born to Sherrie De'Shawn Peden and Raul Ezequiel Canales at 6:15 pm on April 21. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby A'Teeyah weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19 inches.
Destiny Zerenity Martin was born to Tiffany Nicole Judson and Billy Markel Martin at 1:17 pm on April 23.
Aaron Joshua Theodore Brown was born to Brandi and Paul Brown at 1:39 pm on April 24. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Aaron weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 inches.
Arrayed in their outfits, especially their beautiful hats, the ladies of the Tattnall Missionary Baptist Association gathered for their Annual Night of Colors.
In Ecclesiastes 3:1 the Bible says, "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven."
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 callers:
Ninth District Rep. Nathan Deal has spent 16 years as Georgia's mountain district congressman. During that time, we've barely heard a peep from him. Deal's low profile may account for the ease with which he has slipped back into office every two years.
Compared to what it looked like a couple of decades ago, Congress today is a far more representative body. It's true that, as Congressional Quarterly recently pointed out, the House and Senate are still "populated mainly by wealthy white men with advanced degrees and backgrounds in law and business." Yet Capitol Hill undeniably looks more like the American people than in the past.
Editor, On the evening of April 24, 2009, the true dedication of our local emergency workers was unselfishly demonstrated.
St. James camp
St. James camp
A vehicle accident sent two to the hospital after a 13-year-old driver slammed a vehicle into a tree in Hinesville, police said.
In the very beginning of time, the Bible states in Genesis 1:1 that "God created the heavens and the Earth."
A regional Emmy Award-winning historical documentary more than a decade in the making and shot in North Carolina has a local connection.
While I honestly can say I wasn't too impressed with last year's surprise hit "Divergent," its recently released sequel "Insurgent" is a slight improvement. But the series still continues to miss the boat.
Bradwell Institute's track teams continue to do well in competition. On March 14, the teams were in Waycross for the Swamp relays hosted by Ware County High School. The Lady Tigers placed third overall and the Tiger boys finished fifth overall in 16 events scored.
The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.
Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Many lessons can be drawn from the account of Moses given in the book of Exodus.
"Liberty and justice for all." These five words that conclude the Pledge of Allegiance are recited countless times every day across the United States, including every morning at your State Capitol in Atlanta.
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain.
Last week, I wrote about the power of words. I want to pick up on that theme one more time because I think it matters so much.
RUKLA, Lithuania - Cranes hoisted five U.S. Army tanks into Lithuania on March 15, marking the first time the two nations will train with tanks since 1990, when the country became an independent state.
You may be surprised to learn that people sometimes disagree with me. You may be equally surprised that sometimes I see their point in the disagreement. Sometimes I agree with that disagreement.
The gymnasium at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici has been closed, according to Long County Fire Marshal Shawn Smith.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has extended troop levels in Afghanistan several months beyond the original drawdown plan, saying it will help Afghan security forces succeed during the upcoming fighting season.