Georgia House Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, spoke to members of the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday during the group's regular weekly meeting. The lawmaker described the 2010 legislative session, which ended April 29, as one of the toughest in recent memory because of the state's budget woes.
Finally - it's almost here! We've waited all year for Fort Stewart's legendary 4th of July celebration and the big day is quickly approaching. However, there are plenty of other fun things to do in and around Liberty County as you look forward to food, fun and fireworks on post. Spend a summer day enjoying one of these events:
Hinesville's Liberty Cinemas will show "Grown Ups" (PG13 at 1:20 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:40 p.m.), "The Karate Kid" (PG at 12:15 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.), "Knight and Day" (PG13 at 1:05 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:45 p.m.), "Toy Story 3 in 3D" (G at 11:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m.) "Toy Story in 2D" (G ...
These are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The messages were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we now what motivated the callers.
Another contender for sheriff emerges today. Quinton O'Neal announced his plans to run for sheriff in November's special election.
Two Hinesville men were arrested last weekend and charged with several counts of sexual exploitation of children.
According to Hinesville Police Department Detective Doug Snider, a body found in Liberty County near Juanita Road last week still has not been identified. Authorities don't know if the body is that of Savannah Smith, 22, who has not been seen since June 8.
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2010 - Iraq has been transformed, but dangers remain, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead U.S. forces there said today.
Army Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee in a confirmation hearing. If he's confirmed by the Senate, he'll receive his fourth star and succeed Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno as commander of U.S. Forces Iraq. Odierno has been nominated to lead U.S. Joint Forces Command.
AUGUSTA - A judge is considering whether to order a battery of psychiatric tests for an ex-national guardsman charged with impersonating a U.S. Army soldier at Fort Gordon after he convinced military officials to hand him high-tech equipment.
Authorities arrested Anthony Todd Saxon, 34, on the Army post last week after military police found him with stun grenades, a land mine and a laser targeting sight.
SAVANNAH - A Georgia death row inmate is due back in federal court in Savannah for a second day in a rare hearing ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court to give him a shot at proving his innocence.
Prosecutors for Georgia's attorney general will have their turn Thursday to present evidence rebutting claims by Troy Anthony Davis that he was wrongly convicted of murder in the 1989 slaying of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail.
Tragedy struck Long County Sunday when a 1-year-old boy apparently drowned.
"Decades later the Declaration of Independence was canonized as American scripture," the vinegary historian Walter McDougall writes of the nation's founding document, "but in 1776 it was generally read once - in army camps, taverns and village greens - cheered, and forgotten."
Editor, Calling all local businesses: A community should have concern for its youth. Being the future of America, teens ought to have substantial work experience in order to transition into today's work force. This community is privileged to have an organization that is willing to keep local teens active during the summer by providing them with work and pay.
The Long County Board of Education honored several retiring school system employees at its June 14 meeting.
Fees for renting pavilions at Liberty County parks will increase July 1 after a vote by the county commission at its last meeting.
For the past 13 years, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety has partnered with the MADD Georgia chapter to celebrate successes in the ongoing ...
The 2016-17 Leadership Liberty class toured Fort Stewart on April 11, as part of their leadership development class.
According to Long County Sheriff's Detective, Tom Sollosi, Larry Anthony "Tony" Thompson has been reported missing, by his family. Mr. Thompson is 46 years ...
Spring break cut into participation at this year's Liberty County Earth Day, but the organizer said she thought everybody was having a good time.
During his 27-year career, Hinesville Police Department Lt. Tracey Howard has been a beat cop, a detective and is now head of HPD's traffic ...
Liberty County Pre-K Center registration will be held Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pre-K Center, 206 Bradwell St.
From Hinesville Police Department reports:
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It hasn't even been built yet, but Midway's plans for a new city hall and multipurpose building have hit a snag in the ...
Like many over the decades, Wyman May relocated to Hinesville because of the Army.
The Long County Board of Education has set high school graduation for May 26.
Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown signs a proclamation on April 6 declaring April as Fair Housing Month in the city. Other activities during the month included ...
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's spring meeting will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 4, at ...
Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, began dreary, and it began drizzling about 10. Gene had returned from men's Bible study at church and I had ...
Fort Morris State Historic Site will host Women of the American Revolution from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the historic site ...