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Braves move to new radio home

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have a new radio rightsholder for the 2010 season.

July 24, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


Contador wins time trial; Armstrong moves to 3rd

ANNECY, France - Alberto Contador all but assured his second Tour de France victory Thursday, winning the race's final time trial while Lance Armstrong moved up one spot to third place.

July 24, 2009 | Jamey Keaten Staff report | Sports


Beach Music Festival coming to Jekyll

JEKYLL ISLAND - The 26th annual Beach Music Festival on Jekyll Island from Thursday, Aug. 20-Saturday, Aug. 22, will feature a barbecue bash this year, sanctioned by the Georgia BBQ Association. Other new signature events will add layers of fun, flare and a taste of the South to the already-popular beach music event.

July 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Molester pleads guilty, gets 10 years probation

A 48-year-old Hinesville woman accused of molesting an 8-year-old relative entered a guilty plea before Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart and received a 10-year probated sentence Thursday.

July 24, 2009 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Seniors now have ride to center

A meal is much better when you have someone to share it with.

July 24, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Lifestyle


I-95 work could cause delays

The Department of Transportation is warning that construction on I-95 in Liberty and McIntosh counties could cause major delays Friday night and Saturday morning.

July 23, 2009 | Staff report | State, National


Post officials receive excellence award

WASHINGTON - The top installations from each military service and the Defense Logistics Agency received the Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence at a Pentagon ceremony yesterday.

The award recognizes the efforts of those who operate and maintain military installations and who have best managed their resources to support the mission, said Dorothy Robyn, deputy undersecretary of defense for installations.

July 23, 2009 | By SFC Michael J. Carden American Forces Press Service | Military


Police: Soldier slain for car, ID

SAVANNAH - A Georgia-based soldier charged with killing an Army buddy was days away from being kicked out of the military and may have committed the crime to steal the victim's car and identity, a police detective testified in court Wednesday.

Savannah-Chatham County police say Pvt. Sylvester Denmark Horton shot Spc. Necco McCraw four times and left his body on a dirt road near the Savannah River on July 2. The slain soldier's 1-year-old son, who had been with McCraw, was found stranded but unharmed near a busy highway, and McCraw's debit card was used to buy two ...

July 23, 2009 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Public Safety


Lawyers fight for Cox's $1M TV show prize

ATLANTA - A bankruptcy lawyer is fighting to get control of $1 million that the state's top educator won on a game show and planned to give to schools for deaf and blind students.

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox had announced she was giving the money she received from her August appearance on Fox's "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?" to three public schools for the deaf and blind.

July 23, 2009 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | State, National


State asking schools to furlough teachers

ATLANTA - Georgia carved more money from its thinning state budget Tuesday as Gov. Sonny Perdue for the first time called on Georgia's 128,000 teachers to take three unpaid furlough days and ordered 3 percent funding cuts for Medicaid and public schools.

The governor also ordered most state agencies to slash another 5 percent from their spending plans and called on other state employees to take three unpaid days to trim the state's spending to help fill a $900 million shortfall amid plummeting tax collections. He struck the deal with legislative leaders to avoid a special session, but ...

July 23, 2009 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Free blues concert here Friday

Young blues man, Ben Robinson, brings his soulful sounds to Hinesville Friday afternoon for the next Lunchtime Concert in the Park.

July 22, 2009 | Staff report | Things to Do


Sports briefs for July 22, 2009

Bradwell softball tryouts Aug. 3

July 22, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Game Day for July 22, 2009

Today

July 22, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Authority unveils new logo, marketing plan

Pad sites in Tradeport East may not be empty for long, as the Liberty County Development Authority ignites a marketing effort to bring more companies - in turn, more jobs and more money - to the area.

July 22, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Children's sacrifice saluted

The sons and daughters of 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who died in the line of duty were honored Saturday night on Cottrell Field during a Gold Medal of Remembrance ceremony.

July 22, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Military


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Engagement: McCartney and Peacock

Katlynn Peacock of Jesup and Jamie McCartney Jr. of Hinesville have announced their engagement.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Unveil and deliver truths of the Bible

One of my favorite movies is "The Book of Eli." In the movie, Denzel Washington portrays a lone, nomad warrior in a post-apocalyptic world who is told by a voice to deliver a mysterious book to a safe location on the West Coast.

July 27, 2015 | By Bishop Kevin L. Betton Sr. Columnist | Faith


Sound off for July 27

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July 27, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Cruise focuses on Geechee Gullah heritage

Mega Super Bingo

July 27, 2015 | Staff Report | Things to do


Hard city surfaces play rough with streams

Usually, when we picture streams, we are thinking more of a pastoral landscape.

July 27, 2015 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Former LCHS Panther on preseason ACC team

North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Former FPCA star helps win soccer title

A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part for its summer league championship.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Keel to be sworn in Tuesday to Liberty County BoE seat

The Liberty County School System will host a swearing-in ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for Dr. Yvette Keel, who recently won a special election to fill the District 6 Board of Education seat vacated by Sampie Smith.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Hinesville man shot to death in Savannah robbery

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Hinesville man during a reported robbery in the parking lot of a post office Saturday night.

July 26, 2015 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Public Safety


Most registered for medical marijuana younger than 17

Children with seizure disorders have led the initial wave of patients registered for medical marijuana use in Georgia, state officials said Tuesday.

July 26, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Living well


GSU study: Overweight teens think they're 'just fine'

As national obesity rates have risen in the last 20 years, overweight and obese adolescents are now less likely to accurately perceive their body weight, according to a recent study at Georgia Southern University.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Develop health sleep habits for students as classes loom

It might be hard for most parents (and definitely kids) to believe, but the end of summer break is right around the corner.

July 26, 2015 | By Dr. Mark Kishel | Living well


Eighth-grader in national pageant

Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.

July 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Armstrong registration day for professionals

Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration event for new students to apply, be admitted and sign up for fall classes from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah

July 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Improve others' perception of us

The other day, I was talking to a neighbor whom I hadn't spoken to for a while. I asked her if she had been walking lately in this heat, and she responded with a statement that surprised me: She made a remark about me always being out there running rather than walking.

July 25, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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