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Officer fired after molestation charges

RINCON - A 34-year-old Chatham County corrections officer has been fired after he was charged with child molestation Monday.

Rincon police arrested James Jackson Brown at a local home. Rincon police Chief Mike Bohannon says the arrest followed an ongoing investigation.

July 27, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Family, friends accent short, turbulent life

More than 100 relatives, friends and even police officers, who worked around the clock several days to bring Savannah Smith home, celebrated her life Saturday morning at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Hinesville.

July 26, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


City considers day laborer meeting point

Finding a central location where day laborers can meet was one of several topics taken up by the Hinesville City Council during a planning workshop earlier this month.

July 26, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business News


Election results needed sooner

Tuesday, July 20, was election day and according to Liberty County Supervisor of Elections Ella Golden, everything went smoothly. Liberty County voters were able move efficiently through the voting process and choose the candidates of their choice. However, when it came to actually reporting the results from each precinct, "smooth" isn't the first word that comes to mind.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion


Vouchers bring out strong feelings

What, you may ask, am I going to say this week about the primary elections? The answer: nothing.

July 26, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Thanks for help at back-to-school rally

Editor, Project Reach G.A.N.G.'s Back-to-School rally was once again a huge success for Liberty County and the surrounding areas. Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. gives all the credit to God and would like to specially thank its many sponsors and booth participants. The attendance was outstanding at more than 1,500 people. The entertainment also was great with recording artist Naomi Ruth McFadden, USA Weightlifting Team Hinesville, Ayoluwa African Dance Theater, Polynesians Dancers, and guest speaker Larry "Gator" Rivers of the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Death threats ignored by media

Editor, Liberal media outlets are ignoring the death threats made by the New Black Panthers organization. King Samir Shabazz, a leader in that organization, was caught on video declaring that they (all black men) need to kill some crackers and they [sic] babies.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Best sleep aid still sleeping in Iraq

It's 3 in the morning. You have half of your bed piled high with pillows and laundry to help fill the emptiness of a too-large queen size bed. And you're wide awake.

July 26, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Early bird gets the fish

Hello, friends, neighbors and fellow anglers. Tight Line Jr. here. I hope everyone is doing well. I was talking to my good buddy Roy Rogers, and he gave me some information about fishing on Fort Stewart I would like to share with y'all.

July 26, 2010 | By Donny Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Night in state park promotes bats

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The ninth annual Bat Blitz, hosted by the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Southeastern Bat Diversity Network, is set for July 25-29, at Fort Mountain State Park near Chatsworth. The blitz provides an opportunity for researchers, management biologists and students from federal and state agencies, universities and industries to exchange information and develop strategies for studying bat communities.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hinesight discusses AYP at local schools

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion


CASA volunteer sworn in

Last week, Fran Lewis-Timmons was sworn in at the Liberty County Courthouse by Judge Linny Darden as a volunteer with Court Appointed Special Advocate for children.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Camp for Long baseball, softball

Walker Middle School had its Wildcat Baseball and Softball Summer Camp recently to help athletes tune skills for the upcoming season.

July 26, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Briefs for July 25

The Liberty County Panthers will host softball tryouts at 6 p.m. Aug. 2 at the school's softball field. All participants must have a completed school physical form before they can try out. For more information, call coach Jerome Standard at 312-0331.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Growth hearing draws light crowd

Representatives of the Fort Stewart Regional Growth Management Partnership presented findings from their yearlong growth projection study to a light crowd Tuesday at the public hearing for Liberty County. The findings reflect study input from stakeholders in several community sectors. Public meetings also were held in Ludowici, Glennville and Richmond Hill.

July 26, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | News


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The wait is almost over

Editor's note: The editor messed up. The store grand opening is June 29. That's Thursday. Our Sunday paper says the grand opening is ...

June 24, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Update: child expected to recover after shooting

A child wounded by a handgun Thursday night is expected to make a full recovery, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said Friday.

June 23, 2017 | Lewis Levine | Local news


DNR hoping more hunters will help control coyotes

More than 160 coyotes have been killed across the state since the Georgia Department of Natural Resource's coyote challenge started in April.

June 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


11 genius hacks to help you lose weight, feel healthier

Sometimes it's the little things that count. Try these simple but clever hacks to help you lose weight and feel healthier, with relatively little ...

June 23, 2017 | By Karen Banes | Living well


Academic news

Brenau University

June 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


A senior makeover with plans for a takeover

A young African-American male with well-maintained dred locks and his mother entered my office for a post secondary transition appointment. His mother asked questions about ...

June 22, 2017 | By Tamara Bogan | Education


Fighting a war he cannot win

It was not a good week for state Rep. Tommy Benton (R-Jefferson).

June 22, 2017 | Tom Crawford | Local news


Midway student helps VSU win bowl

Midway's Molly Zechman helped Valdosta State University win first place at the 2017 Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention's inaugural Praxis Bowl.

June 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


PetSmart in Hinesville robbed

PetSmart at the new Oglethorpe Square in Hinesville was robbed Thursday morning and the robber got away with undisclosed amount of money.

June 22, 2017 | Lewis Levine Senior correspondent | Local news


Congratulations on Law Day event

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to express congratulations and thanks to the local judges, other elected officials and attorneys who ...

June 22, 2017 | Brian D. “Buck” Rogers President, State Bar of Georgia | Local news


Time for retro-revolution in parenting

I was honored to be a guest on my good friend Dennis Prager's syndicated radio program the other day and as anyone who is ...

June 22, 2017 | John Rosemond | Living well


Horoscopes for week of June 19-24

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Recently obtained information could open a new opportunity for a career change. But temper that Arian impatience and act ...

June 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Teen takes the walk to Dorchester

Every year, a historic event takes place in Liberty County, Georgia. It is called "Walk to Dorchester."

June 21, 2017 | Ashlyn Anderson Special to the Courier | Local news


More proof that you can’t fix stupid

So, what possessed comedian Kathy Griffin to post a picture of herself holding the decapitated and bloody head of the President of the United States?

June 21, 2017 | Dick Yarbrough | Local news


Teacher gets grants for Long County High School art program

Melissa Lambert recently received a $819 grant for the Long County High School Art Program from the Rayonier Advanced Materials Foundation Grant Program. It is ...

June 21, 2017 | Staff report | Education


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