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Easy ways to deal with tough problems

I never ceased to be amazed at how easy it is to solve potentially large behavior problems with just a little imagination. Case in point: A 3-year-old girl whose aversion to wearing clothing was threatening to hold the family hostage. Her mother wrote:

January 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Advice/Columnists


Use the right car restraint for child's size

Last January, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revised the consumer ratings system for child safety seats in an effort to clear up confusion about the variety of seats available and the installation methods required.

January 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Advice/Columnists


Overhaul for Department of Human Resources in Atlanta

On Jan. 12, the 150th legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly was gaveled open as members of the House of Representatives and members of the Senate were sworn in for our legislative duties. This process repeats itself every two years following the elections, and the winners of the 180 districts in the House and 56 districts in the Senate are seated to serve their district and state.

January 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Opinion


Project should use fools gold

Editor,

January 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Do we really want another New Deal?

Barack Obama's lefty admirers are agitating for a new New Deal. We'll know that we've achieved that blessed state when the government destroys 6 million baby pigs –– turning many of them into grease and fertilizer (anything but food) –– to prop up the price of pork. Or when it plows under a quarter of the South's cotton and slaughters pregnant cows.

January 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Advice/Columnists


Credit card changes will help consumer

Credit-card changes dictated by federal regulators were supposed to take effect by the end of the year. They didn't. The feds have now given credit-card companies (that weren't too pleased with the changes anyway) a year and a half to get ready.

January 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Advice/Columnists


Insurance commisioner offers free assistance

Area residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from the state commissioner's office by contacting his insurance investigator working in the area.

January 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


SE District Conference at Mt. Zion

The Georgia Southeast District Conference 2009,Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, will have services at 7 nightly Feb. 4-6, at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 1370 Shaw Road, Hinesville.

January 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Sports briefs for Jan. 28, 2009

A 9-pin, no-tap bowling tourney

January 28, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Gates calls withdrawal agreement 'watershed'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2009 - The status-of-forces agreement between the United States and Iraq is a "watershed" in the Middle East, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the House Armed Services Committee today.

January 28, 2009 | By Jim Garamon American Forces Press Service | Military


Game Day for Jan. 28, 2009

Today

January 28, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Senators say KBR culpable for electrocutions

WASHINGTON - Two senators said Tuesday the Army hasn't acted fast enough to fix electrical problems in Iraq that led to the electrocutions of U.S. troops.

Democratic Sens. Bob Casey from Pennsylvania and Byron Dorgan from North Dakota also said that Houston-based contractor KBR Inc. should be punished in some manner for allowing improper grounding of electrical wires in facilities it was maintaining.

January 27, 2009 | By Kimberly Hefling Associated Press writer | Military


Biden: Expect more casualties in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2009 - As U.S. forces become more engaged with the enemy in Afghanistan, there may well be a rise in American casualties, Vice President Joe Biden said yesterday.

In an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation," Biden described the security conditions in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq -- a trio of countries he recently visited -- and President Barack Obama's decision to close the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

January 26, 2009 | By John J. Kruzel American Forces Press Service | Military


Local artist's work opens Hinesville museum

The historic Old Liberty County Jail opens its first exhibit, "Golden Treasures of Liberty County," a multi-media exhibit by Christina Mansfield, this weekend.

The collection of paintings, mixed media and photography will offer a fresh perspective of Liberty County's unique landscapes and architecture through Mansfield's interpretation of the pristine places she has encountered.

January 26, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Fire damages Hinesville home

According to Hinesville Fire Department Cpt. Kris Johanson, a home on Bacon Road was damaged Saturday when a fire broke out at about 12:30 p.m.

January 26, 2009 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


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Liberty High jumps into top 100

Liberty County High School jumped over nearly 40 other schools in a contest to win $100,000 and a concert by The Band Perry.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Ebola deployment precautions set

WASHINGTON ― Fighting the West Africa ebola epidemic is immediately and strategically important to the United States, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said, and the Defense Department is taking precautions to minimize risk to deployed troops.

October 23, 2014 | By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity | Military


Halloween 5K, fun run in Pembroke

Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Charter program discussed at forum

The Liberty County School System held a community forum last Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, which included discussion on becoming a charter-school system.

October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Education


State questions on Nov. 4 ballots

While most voters are familiar with the candidates on the Nov. 4 general-election ballot, many are unaware of the ballot's three referendum questions.

October 23, 2014 | By Buddy Carter Special to the Courier | Opinion


Richmond Hill throws a big party

RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.

October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle


Voter apathy should be illegal

Editor, Our country is in a precarious position. Our government is intruding in our personal lives, and our religions are under attack. The government is ignoring the invasion from south of the border, as well as the dangers imposed by ISIS and other terrorist groups.

October 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


Walthourville business featured

A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty FFA volunteer at run

The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pastors are God's gifts to churches

This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.

October 22, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


Details of ebola deployment announced

Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military


Governor shares view on education

Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.

October 22, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Local band has part in movie

Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Sound off for Oct. 22

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733 to leave a message.

October 22, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Distiller to lead bourbon dinner

"Bourbon," master distiller Phil Prichard said, "by its very nature, is a traditional American spirit. And, of course, I always like to talk about bourbon."

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News4U


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