Editor, Recently, I called in to Sound off to bring what I thought was a problem out in the open. Last night, the problem almost became too much of a reality to me.
Think about it: I received this suggestion and thought it was worth sharing. Those of you who have automatic key-ring device that locks, unlocks and sets the alarm on your car, here's a useful tip. Keep your keys with the auto-lock next to your bed. During the night, if you hear someone breaking into your house, activate the button that sets off your car alarm. Watch the burglar run! Keep your thumb on that same ...
"Days of Our Lives" is a popular soap opera that has captured many people's attention since its debut in November 1965. Each episode opens with the now infamous words by the late MacDonald Carey, "like sand through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives."
Note: This is an open letter to those who litter our community. Last weekend, as my husband and I were driving down Islands Highway, we came up behind you in your truck, filled with empty boxes - unsecured, of course. Now you must have realized there was a good possibility those boxes might blow off, because you were traveling pretty slow for Islands Highway - just 50 miles per hour. But even at a slower ...
JESUP -- Mirta Blanco plastered the whitewashed wall outside Judge Glenn Thomas Jr.'s law office with handwritten posters telling him "Get Well Soon" and "We Are Keeping You In Our Prayers." She's also been carrying a gun since the 74-year-old Thomas _ a lawyer, Recorders Court judge and former district attorney _ was found brutally beaten and bleeding at his desk inside his law office Monday. "Everybody here is just scared," Blanco, a court ...
BC-SOU--Hurricane Preparedness,1st Ld-Writethru/551 Eds: SUBS 20th word to remove extraneous word Chertoff, governors appeal for coast residents to get storm ready By GARRY MITCHELL Associated Press Writer BILOXI, Miss. -- Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff joined governors from Mississippi and Alabama on Wednesday in appealing for Gulf Coast residents to get prepared for the height of hurricane season. Some 400 delegates to the three-day Mississippi/Alabama Hurricane Conference at the Imperial Palace ...
ATLANTA -- Now that a hard-to-get meningitis vaccine is more plentiful, health experts recommended Wednesday that the shots be given to all children ages 11-18.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- There is no crack team of bounty hunters, no elite military unit whose job is to track them down and bring them in. Despite a rise in desertions from the Army as the Iraq war drags on into a fifth year, the U.S. military does almost nothing to find those who flee and rarely prosecutes those it gets its hands on. An Associated Press examination of Pentagon figures shows that ...
The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of nine Third Infantry Division soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
False report of crime, June 11 Walk-in at HPD A woman reported her vehicle had been struck in the Wal-Mart parking lot. An officer noted there was damage to the rear, driver's side bumper but questioned whether the damage was consistent with the woman's story. Hinesville Traffic Accident Inspector Lt. Max McLendon was called to inspect the vehicle and determined the woman's statement was most likely incorrect. The complainant was informed of her Miranda rights ...
Drug charge, June 6 Georgia 405, Liberty County A deputy pulled over a vehicle for failing to maintain its lane. As the deputy approached the driver, he smelled what he thought was marijuana from the vehicle. The deputy asked the driver to step out and show his driver's license. A check of the license revealed it was suspended. The deputy asked the driver if there were drugs or weapons in the car and the driver ...
FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOGAR, Afghanistan - The new Expeditionary Force Provider Kit offers soldiers the basic living facilities needed to fully accomplish their missions. The kit has proven to be mission essential in a combat heavy engineer battalion.
Hillary Clinton has identified a grievous flaw in the contemporary American economy: It leaves "it all up to the individual."
All of the Democratic presidential candidates said they would speak at the nation's largest gathering of Hispanic elected officials at the end of June. All of the GOP candidates said no.
The 67th annual Meeting of the Members for Coastal Electric Cooperative was on Friday at Midway Middle School.
The new Long County Board of Commission on Wednesday held its first meeting.
Editor, I would like to extend my heartfelt apologies to those citizens who had planned to conduct business before the Midway City Council, others who were in attendance and to the citizens of Midway for the unprofessional conduct of the mayor pro tem and another Midway councilman at the May 13 council meeting. These two elected officials left the meeting in protest over a legitimate request for an oral reading of previous council minutes as ...
Editor, Midway Councilman Levern Clancy Jr. and Mayor Pro Tem Curtis Roberts Sr. should resign immediately from the Midway City Council. I was at the monthly council meeting Monday when past council meeting minutes were due to be read, which is the procedure according to "Robert's Rules of Order" - the rules that govern Midway's meeting procedures.
Anna Huerd of Hinesville and Patrick Huerd of Ludowici announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Lynn Huerd of Hinesville, to Patrick Ryan Eastlake of Hinesville, son of Sharyl and Jeffrey Eastlake of Hinesville.
Members of Fellowship of Love in Allenhurst are pausing today to express their love and appreciation for their leaders - and celebrating in a big way.
While reading a book on business, I came across an interesting idea: A business owner should have a strategic view and not a tactical view of his or her business.
DaeSean Eric Chambers was born at 12:25 a.m. April 28 to Felicia LaShay Chambers of Suffolk, Va., and Shawn Everette Chambers of Darby, Pa.
Amari Renee Durden was born at 5:30 p.m. April 20 to Ashley Martin of Hinesville and Audrie Durden Jr. of Adel.
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Superior Court Judge David Cavendar ruled in favor of Bryan County's ordinances regarding landfills in a lawsuit filed by Atlantic Waste Services against the county.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
Qualifying ended Wednesday for the two vacant seats on the Ludowici City Council. According to Ludowici assistant city clerk Tina Skipper, Price Chapman Jr. and Jim Fuller qualified in District 2, and Janis M. Goode and Kathy L. Phillips qualified in District 4. The Ludowici special election is June 18, and early voting begins May 28 at Ludowici City Hall.