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Editor, If you graduated from high school in Long County you may not know it, but you are part of a nonprofit organization that has been doing a lot of good things for the students of Long County High School. That organization is the Long County High School Alumni Association, and there are no dues, no membership cards and no obligations - unless you would like to help!

September 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Flipped semi halts traffic

A tractor trailer overturned Monday afternoon on West Oglethorpe Highway, tying up lunchtime traffic.

September 15, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


The week's horoscopes for Sept. 15-22

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although practical situations continue to dominate this week, there's time for the lamb to indulge in the fun things in life - like maybe taking a special someone out for a great evening.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Sound off


Dragon Con from the inside

Sci-fi aficionados, gamers and comic book collectors inundated Atlanta during Labor Day weekend as the 24th annual Dragon Con rolled into town.

September 15, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Things to Do


Sound off for Sept. 15

Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courie does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:

September 15, 2010 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Parents are not supposed to obey kids

Today's parents - and especially those in the educated class who consume parenting information via newspaper columns, books and seminars - tend toward what I call "psychological thinking." They assign psychological meaning and significance to any behavior on the part of their children that is the least bit out of kilter. So, for example, a somewhat clingy preschool child isn't simply introverted; rather, the child is insecure and needing additional attention because a younger sibling came along before she was able to completely work through toddler dependency issues and blah blah blah. Thus, something that is no big deal becomes ...

September 15, 2010 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Keep your family healthy in storm season

Five years ago, the Atlantic hurricane season was the most active season in recorded history. Events that year shattered numerous records with an estimated 3,865 deaths and damages of around $130 billion. Of the 28 storms that year, five of the season's seven major hurricanes - Dennis, Emily, Katrina, Rita and Wilma - were responsible for most of the destruction.

September 15, 2010 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Keep your family healthy in storm season

Five years ago, the Atlantic hurricane season was the most active season in recorded history. Events that year shattered numerous records with an estimated 3,865 deaths and damages of around $130 billion. Of the 28 storms that year, five of the season's seven major hurricanes - Dennis, Emily, Katrina, Rita and Wilma - were responsible for most of the destruction.

September 15, 2010 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Hurricane 101


State BoE: SAT drop due to number of takers

The largest and most diverse group of graduating seniors in Georgia's history took the SAT this year. The SAT participation rate for the Georgia class of 2010 - 74 percent - was among the top 10 in the nation. Of the state's 2010 college-bound seniors who took the SAT, 44.6 percent were minority students, up from 35 percent in 2005 and 30.4 percent in 2000. In addition, 37.9 percent of the state's SAT takers indicated that they are first-generation college attendees.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State kicks off Red Ribbon campaign

ATLANTA - Georgia will kick off its annual statewide Red Ribbon campaign at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Centennial Olympic Park. Last year, the event drew more than 500 students from across the state. The campaign signals the start of red ribbon activities in schools throughout the state Oct. 23-30.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU president to be installed in office

Dr. Linda M. Bleicken officially will be inaugurated as Armstrong Atlantic State University's seventh president at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. The date has a special significance for the institution, as it marked the first day of classes at the historic Armstrong House in 1935.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Southeast Elite Rockets compete at 2010 Junior Olympics

Members of the Southeast Elite Rockets recently brought home medals after competing at the 2010 Track and Field Junior Olympics at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Va.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Guyton makes first NFL touchdown

The excitement that accompanies the start of the NFL's regular season usually means pivotal moments on the field, many of which are worthy of "play of the day" status. On Sunday, Hinesville's own Gary Guyton made the Geico Play of the Day reel when the former Bradwell Tiger intercepted a Carson Palmer pass and returned it for a 59-yard touchdown run.

September 15, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


Sports briefs for Sept. 15, 2010

Correction

September 15, 2010 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Hinesight: Young soldiers drinking on post?

September 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion


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Teen earns black belt, academic honors

Tia Gonzalez has had a busy summer. The Bradwell Institute junior recently earned her second DAN black belt in Taekwondo and also was named to ...

August 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Edwards out as city manager

The Hinesville City Council agreed Thursday to accept a negotiated severance package for former City Manager Billy Edwards. All five council members voted to release ...

August 20, 2017 | Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier | Local news


Interim superintendent speaks at PTP luncheon

The Liberty County School System was the topic of discussion at the Progress Through People Luncheon Thursday afternoon.

August 20, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


Open my eyes to the beauty

In Psalm 119:18, David says, "Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law."

August 19, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Eclipse party at Pulaski

Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah will host tours and events throughout Monday in honor of the solar eclipse.

August 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Eclipse from a kayak

Fort McAllister State Park and Fort King Georgia Historic Site are planning paddle trips Monday to observe the eclipse.

August 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


County updating code book

Liberty County commissioners have approved the modernization and organization of the county's code of ordinances, a project that been under way for more than ...

August 19, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Courier senior correspondent | Local news


GSU appointments solidify university merger

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointments of several academic and administrative leaders for the new Georgia Southern ...

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


I-95 interchange ramp detour set for Sunday

Drivers heading east on I-16 to I-95 north overnight Sunday should expect delays, according to the state Department of Transportation.

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Public Safety


Lucky to be alive, and grateful

I owe you an explanation about where I have been or not been - as on these pages. To mangle a bit of Charles Dickens, these ...

August 18, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Seeing physically and spiritually

I recently had eye surgery. Actually I first had it nine years ago.

August 18, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Ludowici student inducted into honor society

VALDOSTA - Kirshana Marie Calhoun of Ludowici has been inducted into the Georgia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Chi at Valdosta State University.

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Annabelle: Creation’ creeps out summer

"Annabelle: Creation" serves as a prequel of a prequel in "The Conjuring" universe.

August 18, 2017 | By Justin Hall Film critic | Things to Do


Native earns statewide education recognition

WARNER ROBINS – Cynthia Hammond, Ed.D, principal at Westside Elementary School in Warner Robins, was named the Georgia 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Kidz-Etc 5K draws biggest field yet

The Annual Kidz-Etc 5K Fun Run was held Saturday in Ludowici.

August 18, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


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