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Yaasiyn Izaiyah West

Yaasiyn Izaiyah West was born at 9:19 a.m. May 12 to Tashara West of Hinesville.

July 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Births


Old LCHS sets class reunion

It is time for yet another class reunion. Although many years have passed since some students graduated, at a class reunion, it seems as if time has stood still.

July 14, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Good Morning, Georgia

This may be an answer to Georgia's woes. The University of Georgia has decided to spend a relatively paltry $1.44 million to buy a full-fledged commercial TV station and set it up in Athens.

July 14, 2008 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


A rural Georgia family goes solar

This week I visited a family so concerned about the environment that it lives a radically different life than most Americans.

July 14, 2008 | By Janisse Ray Columnist | Opinion


Abbott-Kitchings

On Saturday, June 28, at 6 o'clock in the evening, Jenny Elizabeth Abbott and Joseph Craig Kitchings Jr. were united in marriage.

July 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Weddings


Resurrection fernn

I laughed when I saw an ad for Resurrection Fern in a plant magazine. I had never thought about it being for sale. It was $14.95 for a gallon pot. Then I discovered that it is sometimes sold as a novelty item in gift shops and as a mail-order "miracle plant" on the back covers of comic books and magazines. Now, I know most of you people living in Liberty County are familiar with Resurrection Fern. I think it is beautiful.

July 14, 2008 | By Margie Love Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Take a water smart pledge

Take the Water Smart Pledge

July 14, 2008 | By Sara Ann Swida Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Family needs help after wreck

LUDOWICI -- On May 6, as Cynthia Alexander and her daughter Maggie were driving home from Savannah their 2007 Saturn Outlook collided head-on with another vehicle on Highway 196.

July 14, 2008 | By Mikee Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Soldiers helped after accident

I've been covering local, regional and national news in this area for about eight years now and I am often asked by friends how I cope with reporting on stories that sometimes end tragically - vehicle accidents, domestic violence cases, even murders. My response is pretty standard by now: I focus on the story and don't dwell on the circumstances.

July 14, 2008 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Opinion


State has taken on the big issues

There is a common saying about government and politicians that government never acts until after there is a crisis. Unfortunately, you don't have to look hard to find examples of this. Just look at the prices at our gas pumps. Gas prices did not climb above $4 a gallon over night. For the past several years, Republicans in Congress have submitted an energy plan that focuses not only on developing new renewable energy sources, but also would allow for us to maximize the resources we already have. Leaders in the U.S. Senate have continuously blocked these efforts. We ...

July 14, 2008 | State Sen. Tommie Williams Special to the Courier | Opinion


Seaman completes basic training

Navy Seaman Apprentice Prentice A. Allen, a 1996 graduate of Bradwell Institute in Hinesville recently completed U.S.

July 14, 2008 | Staff Report | About People


LCHS student recognized for academics

ATLANTA - The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced that Liberty County High School student Latoria Scott from Midway has been selected for membership.

July 14, 2008 | Staff Report | About People


Charles Colcock Jones Sr.

Charles Colcock Jones Sr. was born Dec. 20, 1804, and died March 16, 1863. He was a Presbyterian clergyman, as well as a farmer, educator and messenger of God's word in Liberty County.

July 14, 2008 | By Nicholas Rorro Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Durrell Wallace Grant Jr.

Durrell Wallace Grant Jr. was born at 11:28 a.m. June 16 to Tameka Brown and Durrell Grant Sr. of Glennville.

July 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Births


Smiley Elementary teachers celebrate retirement

Faculty members of Smiley Elementary joined to honor Nancy Carter and John Carter for their years of dedication and service as Georgia educators. A celebratory dinner was held at the Jekyll Island Resort, and a PowerPoint presentation, which depicted two lives obviously dedicated to family and teaching, served as a tribute to the retirees.

July 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Ports set monthly record high

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Photog, cupcake store mark openings

KMP Studio and KT's Kupkakes and Kandii held a joint ribbon cutting and grand opening in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on March 28 at 445 E.G. Miles Parkway in Hinesville.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


GSU, AASU ROTC cadets attend Stewart program

The ROTC cadets based at Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State universities participated in Saturday's leadership-development program on Fort Stewart, where they visited a live-fire range and took advantage of training opportunities.

April 19, 2014 | By Dan Scott Correspondent | Military


Baby clothes resale shop opens in Midway

Bottoms Up held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of its new business space April 8 at 217 C Butler St. in Midway. The event was done with support from the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Custom vehicle shop opens in Flemington

Keoni Lino recently opened Lino's Street Customs LLC at 1661-C E. Oglethorpe Highway, across from the La Quinta Inn in Flemington. To celebrate, a grand opening was held April 10.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Conservation efforts in Effingham get hand

Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.

April 19, 2014 | By Pat Donahue Correspondent | Local news


CenturyLink offers assistance program

CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.

April 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


'Out of Furnace' is too depressing

I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?

April 18, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


'Out of the Furnace' is too depressing

I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?

April 18, 2014 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Entertainment+Technology


Flashflood watch in effect in area

A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.

April 18, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Sound off for April 18

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.

April 18, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Tax-free days extended for two years

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gathering at Geechee Kunda Saturday

The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Gathering at Geechee Kunda Saturday

The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.

April 18, 2014 | Special to Connect | Entertainment+Technology


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