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December 22, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


WILD facts: Gifts for the birds

While shopping for the holidays, don't forget about the feathered friends in your backyard. Help songbirds survive the winter by adding birdfeeders, nest boxes and birdbaths. Black-oiled sunflower seed is a favorite for many seed-eating birds, and insect eaters like suet cakes.

December 22, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. lands 2010 bass tournament

ATLANTA - Georgia's ambitious proposal to promote fishing in the state has landed its first big catch: A $2.5 million bass-fishing tournament that will be held at drought-squeezed Lake Lanier in 2010.

December 22, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Local waters teem with trout

Hello friends, Tight Line Jr. here. There are not many, but I do have a few reports from the coast.

December 22, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgians must deal with frigid temperatures

ATLANTA - Georgia residents have pulled out coats and gloves again as last week's warm, damp weather with highs in the 60s was replaced by overnight temperatures in the teens.

December 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | News


FPCA girls aim for second region win

Considering First Presbyterian started a girls basketball program last year with only a junior varsity squad, one would think the Lady Highlanders would be struggling this season, their varsity debut.

December 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Sports editor | Sports


Additional water is issue, not type

Editor, Mr. Tolley, CEO of the Liberty County Development Authority, seems to like old adages. He used one to attack my article regarding the LCDA's plans for a wastewater treatment plant. He suggested that I was not letting the "facts get into the way of a good story." It brings to mind another adage, "The truth can hurt."

December 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


How to forgive for clear cutting

My friend Cody Laird is so passionate about longleaf pine forests that his wife sometimes wishes she were a longleaf pine.

December 20, 2008 | By Janisse Ray Columnist | Opinion


Long County consider changing liquor laws

November's Long County Commissioners meeting included a query by businessman Tim Works about selling liquor at his restaurant, The Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

December 20, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long grade schoolers attend play

Recently, two third-grade classes from Ludowici's Smiley Elementary School went to Savannah to watch a play based on the Junie B. Jones books by Barbara Park.

December 20, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Sound off for Dec. 5

Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not know if they are true. We also do not know what motivated the callers:

December 20, 2008 | Anonymous calls | Things to Do


Long County votes for Chambliss

Long County aligned itself with the majority of other Georgians by supporting Republican incumbent Saxby Chambliss in his U.S. Senate runoff with Jim Martin on Tuesday.

December 20, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Walthourville puts police department on hold

It appears that Walthourville's police department is on hold as the mayor and city council weigh the costs of launching one.

December 20, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Public Safety


Restaurant owners cleaning up

Zum Rosen Hof owners still are uncertain of the date, but they promise their downtown Germany eatery will be back in business soon. The pledge came just one day after a fire damaged the restaurant's interior, leaving extensive smoke damage throughout the two-story structure, and taking a toll on some of the restaurant's fixtures.

December 20, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Friday concert cancelled

December 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Things to Do


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Williams honored for civil rights work

First African Missionary Baptist Church of Riceboro celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act in July.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Stewart has blessed area in its 73 years

Since Fort Stewart officially was named Camp Stewart in January 1941, it has blessed many families by providing good jobs to thousands of people in Liberty and surrounding counties.

September 22, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Dolphin Tale 2' hits the right notes

The original "Dolphin Tale" was a surprise hit with critics and audiences, but somehow, I'm not sure how it was enough to justify a sequel.

September 22, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Birth: Zoya Amina Doomes

Zoya Amina Doomes was born at 9:17 p.m. Sept. 2 to Courtney Doomes of Jesup.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Prayer Day calls for help in community

The second annual Ludowici/Long County Prayer Day was Sept. 13 in the Long County Recreation Park.

September 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound Off for Sept. 22

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 to leave a message.

September 22, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Quit depriving vets wounded before 9/11

Editor, Veterans, did you know that when Congress passed legislation to provide caregiver assistance to our nation's most severely disabled warriors, they instituted willful discrimination the likes of which hasn't been seen since the oppressive days of Jim Crow laws?

September 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


LCHS star having impact at Ohio State

Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan got a lot of playing time in last week's game between Ohio State and Kent State.

September 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Y gymnasts place well

Liberty County YMCA's gymnastics team placed well at the Summitt Endless Summer Classic last weekend in Savannah.

September 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Panther JV squad stands at 3-0

Liberty County High School's junior varsity football team is 3-0 so far this season.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Thornton, Wolpack prep for ACC games

The N.C. State Wolfpack football team, which features former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton, had one last non-conference game Saturday against Presbyterian. N.C. State coasted to a 42-0 win.

September 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Australia seeing what former Panther can do on BB court

Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is off to a good start for his current team Melbourne United in Australia.

September 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


Courier to roll out new print schedule

The Coastal Courier, Liberty County's long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a two-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Friday publication's content and features to be rolled into larger Wednesday and Sunday editions.

September 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


ATV stolen from shop

Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:

September 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Shoot to Kill Cancer takes on disease

The second annual Shoot to Kill Cancer Sporting Clays Fun Shoot last weekend in Midway benefited the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the annual Light the Night Walk in Savannah. All proceeds from the fundraiser went to support blood-cancer research. The fun shoot and the Light the Night Walk are designed to drum up awareness for survivors and support for the families of those who've lost their battles with blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

September 21, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Living well


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