Editor, I am a patron of Church's Chicken here in Hinesville.
Most people who spend time on the water in the coastal region are familiar with the idea of fish finders - electronic devices that send signals into the water to locate objects swimming or floating below.
St. James camp
The annual Bradwell Institute Tiger Tee-off hits the green tomorrow afternoon at the Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.
The last two people suspected of being involved in the shooting death of a young Hinesville man on June 16 are in custody.
A wreck on I-95 in Glynn County this morning that closed all four lanes of the highway has been cleared up.
WASHINGTON - Predicting an uptick in violence in Iraq as U.S. combat troops leave the cities by June 30, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said today that deployed troops have geared up for the heightened threat as they comply with the U.S.-Iraq status of forces agreement.
"I think we have reason to believe -- and I think our forces have been alerted to the possibility -- that we will likely see an uptick in violence leading up to the June 30 deadline for U.S. combat forces to leave Iraqi cities and towns," Morrell told Pentagon reporters.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider whether to hear the case of death-row inmate Troy Davis, who was convicted of killing a police officer almost 20 years ago.
Davis was convicted of the 1989 murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail, but his execution has been delayed three times over concerns that he is not the killer.
A third teenager accused in the shooting death of a young Hinesville man on June 16 has been arrested.
The suspect in a Saturday shooting has turned herself in, according to the Hinesville Police Department.
Savannah, Ga...The Savannah Area Convention & Visitors Bureau announces that tickets for the Savannah Craft Brew Fest are now on sale! Tickets can be purchased at www.SavannahCraftBrewFest.com and at the Savannah Civic Center Box Office Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., by phone at 912.651.6557 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
The Savannah Civic Center Box Office is located at 301 West Oglethorpe Avenue. Tickets will also be available for purchase on September 4 at the Trustees' Garden for the Beer and Food Pairing Dinner and on September 5 at the Savannah ...
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2009 – Iraqi and U.S. forces continued to make strides toward meeting the terms of the U.S.-Iraq security agreement in recent days with the transfer of a joint security station to Iraqi control and meetings that offered provincial leaders and female business owners an opportunity to pave the road ahead.
Where does Newt Gingrich go to get his apology? He proposed slowing the rate of growth of Medicare and Medicaid in the mid-1990s and was clobbered by Democrats and the press for waging war on the elderly and the indigent.
Editor, Before I discovered the paper had been receiving other comments about Animal Control, it was my intent to write you concerning a very unfortunate incident I had with Animal Control. I had been saving for months on my teacher's disability for a visit from my granddaughter, whom I had not seen in three years, and my daughter and other granddaughter. We had seen on Craigs List the pleas by Animal Control for help adopting animals a few weeks back.
BRUNSWICK - Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Monday through midnight Sept. 30.
What is the Gospel?
It is raining while I write this. It is a typical summertime thunderstorm. I love a downpour like this. It just kind of refreshes the air even on a hot, humid day.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for April was 6.2 percent, down 0.3 percentage point from 6.5 percent in March. This is the lowest the rate has been since November 2008, when it was 6.2 percent.
The classroom is changing.
TROY, Ala. - The Arkansas State Red Wolves jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, and Chandler Hawkins tossed a gem to eliminate the Georgia Southern Eagles with a 6-1 win in game 5 of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament May 21 at Riddle-Pace Field.
No. 4 Auburn earned the program's first trip to the softball College World Series by sweeping a best-of-three Super Regional series from No. 11 Louisiana-Lafayette last weekend in Auburn, Alabama, according to auburntigers.com.
Road work on Highway 144 will continue until July 31, Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson said.
Liberty County recently was featured among "America's Top Sites for Business Prosperity and an Enjoyable Life" by Trade & Industry Development magazine.
ALBANY - Three area students have made the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester at Darton State College.
This past week, it was reported that Josh Duggar, who is the son of Jim and Michelle Duggar from TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" reality show, molested several girls, including some of his sisters, when he was a teenager.
Taxes are nobody's favorite expense. Most people view them as simply a nuisance bill to pay or as an added cost on a major purchase. Average Georgians rarely give state tax policy a second thought, especially compared to critical challenges like education and health care. But few issues matter more to the pocketbooks of Georgia families, the bottom line of Georgia businesses and the ability of state and local governments to fund quality public services.
My recent open letter to Georgia's public school teachers produced as much response as I have received in a long time. Teachers from one end of the state to the other have weighed in, and the comments are still coming.
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Sports on Earth writer Matt Brown published his pick for the top-25 linebackers entering the 2015 season, and former Liberty County High School football player Raekwon McMillan made the cut.