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Cucolo offers Iraqi elections update

In a 3rd Infantry Division Facebook posting at 5:02 a.m. Monday, after polls in Iraq had closed, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo gave Iraqi security forces and 3rd ID soldiers high marks for keeping the peace during Iraq's elections Sunday.

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


Game Day for March 10, 2010

Today

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Sports briefs for March 10, 2010

NWTF Banquet

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Liberty Lady Thunder in action

The Liberty Lady Thunder fell by one run in an extra inning to the 18U Angels of Savannah on Feb. 20. The Lady Thunder lost 4-3.

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


Downed pilot was veteran, firefighter

Richmond Hill pilot and Bryan County volunteer firefighter Arthur Gautreau, 77, died Saturday after apparently crashing his vintage airplane in Savannah.

March 10, 2010 | By Ross Blair Bryan County News | News


Carnival in Skidaway park no March 20

GO-pher a Carnival is set for 1-6 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Skidaway Island State Park.

The annual carnival is a day of family fun with crafts, carnival games, food, face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatable moon bounce and an appearance by the Amazing GA Bubbleman. The park features hiking trails, an interpretive center, playgrounds, picnic areas and campground.

March 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Indictments for alleged assisted suicide

ATLANTA - A Georgia grand jury indicted four members of an assisted suicide group Tuesday on charges they helped a 58-year-old man with cancer kill himself.

The four - the Final Exit Network's former president, its former medical director and two others - were formally indicted by a Forsyth County grand jury on charges of offering assistance in the commission of suicide, tampering with evidence and violating the state's anti-racketeering charges.

March 09, 2010 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National


Fire on the Mountain

THOMASTON - Participants of all ages are invited Saturday, March 13, to "Fire on the Mountain!" a celebration of an ongoing effort to conserve areas of rare montane longleaf pine habitat through the use of prescribed fire at Sprewell Bluff State Outdoor Recreation Area near Thomaston.

Watching safely from the banks of the Flint River, visitors can observe the fascinating practice of prescribed burning as professionals carefully set fire on Pine Mountain ridge.

March 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


ID sought for body found in Effingham County

CLYO - Sheriff's deputies Effingham County are investigating a human skeleton found in some woods in southern Georgia.

Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor says authorities discovered the skeletal remains of an unidentified man Monday after someone called in a tip. The bones were found in woods near Clyo, 35 miles north of Savannah.

March 09, 2010 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Swampfest in Waycross April 2-3

If April is just around the corner it can mean only one thing- the annual Swampfest Festival will be here soon. So mark your calendars for April 2-3 and get ready for a great weekend in downtown Waycross.

The Swampfest Committee is pleased to announce that this year's festival will be even bigger and better than ever. The festival opens on Friday night at 5:00 p.m. with all the great arts and crafts and foods vendors. Friday night will also have free presentations of the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, Crusisin Line Dancers, Okefenokee Joe and then at ...

March 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Committee OKs expanded gun carry bill

ATLANTA - A bill that would allow gun owners with permits to carry firearms onto college campuses and into churches and bars passed a key Senate committee on Monday and could soon be headed for the full Senate.

The Special Judiciary Committee voted 7 to 1 in favor of Senate Bill 308. State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh, the sponsor, reiterated on Monday that the bill is aimed at clarifying the firearms carry law for Georgia's 300,000 gun owners with permits to carry weapons.

March 09, 2010 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Public Safety


Body of missing Darien teen found

DARIEN - Authorities say the body of a 15-year-old McIntosh County boy was found in a rugged state wildlife management area after a 12-hour search.

McIntosh County Sheriff Steve Jessup says a Georgia Department of Natural Resources ranger and other searchers found the body of Daniel Head Monday afternoon about three miles from the nearest paved road.

March 09, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Gun goes off in Dublin classroom

DUBLIN - Police in Dublin say a 15-year-old is charged with having a firearm on campus after a handgun he was carrying discharged in a classroom and a bullet fragment struck another student.

Dublin Police Chief Wayne Cain says the 15-year-old told authorities he brought the gun to Dublin High School on Monday for self-protection. Cain says he was putting the gun in his backpack when it went off.

March 09, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Brigade compensation for public sector only

Area developers and business people who invested millions in projects ahead of the now defunct fifth brigade got some bad news this week.

March 08, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Census contest winners announced

Youth winners of a series of contests to promote participation of the 2010 Census in Liberty County were recently announced.

March 08, 2010 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


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FPCA wins over Hilton Head Christian

FPCA continued its winning ways Friday, beating Hilton Head Christian Academy 38-21.

August 29, 2016 | Courier Correspondent | Local news


Musical about Mercer benefits Learning Center

SAVANNAH - "Johnny Mercer and Me!," a musical celebrating the life of American songwriter and singer John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer will make its Savannah debut at ...

August 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


State taking 'holistic' approach to education

It's true there are no silver bullets in education - no single change that will set every student on the path toward success. What's ...

August 27, 2016 | By Richard Woods Guest columnists | Opinion


What makes a Christian?

Several years ago I moved to this area. I ended up in a community called The Bluff at Belle Island.

August 27, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Storm unlikely; rain possible

With four systems that could develop into tropical storms, officials are on alert but are downplaying concern for Coastal Georgia.

August 27, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Eagles announce promotions for five home games

STATESBORO - College football is near and the Georgia Southern Eagles are back in action and looking to build off their 2015 GoDaddy Bowl championship.

August 27, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR Special to the Courier | Sports


Hit and run sends bicyclist to hospital, gets him arrested

A hit and run accident Friday evening left a bicyclist injured and then arrested after it was learned he was wanted for failing to appear ...

August 27, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Air show in Brunswick

BRUNSWICK - The Glynn County Airport Commission and JLC AirShow Management have set the Wings Over the Golden Isles Air Show at the Brunswick Golden Isles ...

August 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Everyone has gifts that build the church when used

This column is not intended for true confessions, but I have one to make to you. I am artistically challenged. I can't draw. I ...

August 26, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


‘Ben-Hur’ doesn’t crash; doesn’t add anything either

First it was "Ghostbusters." Then it was "Pete's Dragon." Now "Ben-Hur" is the third movie this summer to get the reimagining treatment for contemporary ...

August 26, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | LIBERTY LIFE


Liberty FFA gets grant to assemble emergency kits

The Liberty County High School FFA chapter has received a Living to Serve Grant to help fund one of its community service projects.

August 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Writer: council lacks civic pride

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August 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Opinion


A lesson for voters: Payback is at the ballot box

It's generally considered impolite to take pleasure in other people's misfortunes, but sometimes you have to make an exception.

August 26, 2016 | Tom Crawford Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Tensions flair as mayor election nears

With just three days remaining until the "Election of the Century," the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable.

August 25, 2016 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Contest for college fund contribution

ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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