Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Mother Earth is a water planet. Being 'green' should include consciousness about our oceans, rivers, estuaries. It is the ocean that regulates everything on our planet, including the air we breathe. Can't relate to the global picture? Let's start with our own backyard…our marshes, rivers, creeks. Trash inland ends up in our rivers – flowing out to our islands and sounds. We need to keep our water clean – void of all pollutants. Wastewater treatment plants, no matter how state-of-the art, cannot eliminate pharmaceuticals prior to dumping their effluents. Government and private entities in this state care little about ...
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.
State Rep. Ron Stephens (R-Savannah) announced he will be seeking the re-election to House District 164 in the Georgia General Assembly. Stephens is chairman of the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee and has represented the district since 1997.
After 30 years in office, Georgia State Rep. Bob Lane is retiring.
Before women joined the ranks of motorcycle riders, they found themselves getting excited every time a motorcycle rumbled by. As it passed, they had an urge to jump on! Women were no longer willing to "take a back seat." What is this mysterious switch in some women's psyche, when flipped there's no turning back?
Turkey hunting may have been a big draw for his visit, but Gov. Sonny Perdue seemed pleased Monday night to honor the 25th anniversary of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.
Relay For Life of North Bryan is gearing up for its nightlong fundraising event set for Friday, while Relay For Life of Richmond Hill is celebrating the success of its event last weekend.
I'll hand it to you, Liberty County - you sure know how to make a person feel welcome. And, apparently, you've decided the old adage holds true: The way to an editor's heart is through her stomach, which is just fine with me. Heck, if I'd known our readers and sources were going to invite me to so many functions featuring delicious meals, I'd have tried for my recent promotion even sooner.
A majority of the House of Representatives voted this week to approve a $17.8 billion state budget for fiscal year 2011. I was among the 52 House members voting against the spending plan because it is a continuation of the misguided priorities and fiscal irresponsibility that have plagued Georgia for the last eight years.
Editor, Words cannot express my love and gratitude to Laverne Young and the staff of Kiddie Kare Pre-K and Learning Center for taking care of my baby girl for the past four years. I enrolled my daughter Eva into Kiddie Kare at age 1. She started in the infant room and each year "graduated" to a new classroom. All of her caregivers were loving and attentive, making it easier to leave my child while I worked a full-time job. It also made a world of difference knowing I could talk to Ms. Laverne about any questions or concerns that I ...
Editor, During the week of April 17-24, Walthourville will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week. This week has been set aside to recognize the many services city governments provide and their contribution to a better quality of life in Georgia. Our theme, "Energy to Transform," highlights the power of cities to change lives and communities.
ATLANTA - Georgia's arts council was granted a reprieve on Tuesday from the state Senate.
The Ben Robinson Band will bring an upbeat mix of blues and rock that should have the crowd tapping their feet, at Friday's Lunchtime Concert in the Park.
It took firefighters from Hinesville's stations one and two only 10 minutes to extinguish a small house fire in the Arlington Park subdivision Monday afternoon.
The first thing to know about Donald Trump's alleged proposal for a Muslim registry is that it isn't a Muslim registry. This has ...
Mark 7: 15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him ...
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander soccer player Clark Sukaratana was named to the Appalachian Athletics Conference (AAC) All-Academic Team for the 2016 season.
The sixth annual Joe Watkins Memorial Scholarship Flag Football Tournament has been set for Dec. 17.
A Hinesville nightclub is drawing complaints from neighboring business owners.
The Liberty County Board of Education and City of Hinesville have rolled back millage rates for 2016 property taxes.
Editor: What happened to politeness and courtesy? You rarely hear, "please," "thank you," "you're welcome" and "excuse me." People have become so egocentric that ...
Two people were displaced when their mobile home was destroyed by fire Friday night in Long County.
Meet the contestants of the 2017 Atlantic Area CASA Dancing with the Stars of the Coastal Empire - Joey Prince, Maria Sowell, Margit Williams, Nina Dean ...
Waldo Pafford Elementary SChool recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:
"Allied" is a romantic thriller that could best be described as "Casablanca" meets "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." The movie is positively old-fashioned. The film making ...
CrowderGulf, the debris removal company that Hinesville and Liberty County contracted to remove hurricane debris, will begin its third and final pass Dec. 12.
Editor: Thank you, Will Darsey, for graciously letting me down easy in your response to my letter in the Nov. 16, 2016 edition of the ...
God bless America and God bless Mount Paran Christian School in Cobb County. Before a recent football playoff game, every player on the team came ...
Technology permitting, the Coastal Courier plans to live-stream the 2016 Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 20th annual Illuminated Christmas parade.