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Sound off for Feb. 15

Here are some issues 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:

February 16, 2009 | Anonymous calls | Things to Do


Right whale freed from ropes

Federal and state workers Thursday freed a 2-year-old right whale calf entangled in ropes off the coast of Georgia.

February 16, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


MACE probe turns up drugs, guns

MACE agents conducted a four-month undercover investigation on a house on Dunlevie Road obtaining sufficient evidence to get a search warrant on Jan. 9 . As agents approached the house several people outside ran from the area, but a man taking a nap in his car parked behind the house was caught. The house belongs to Tom and James Blagmon who, according to MACE Commander Al Cato, are well known drug dealers in the area. They were not home when the warrant was served, but agents reportedly found tools of the crime, 30 grams of suspected marijuana, five grams of suspected ...

February 16, 2009 | Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Growth planners pick consultant firm

Even with five opposing votes, the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership during a Friday meeting ranked IBI as its top consulting firm choice.

February 16, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | News


All hail, welfare kings

One sure sign we are facing hard times: The usually suave and gentle corporate lobbyists are beginning to show their fangs.

February 16, 2009 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Bill saves interest on utility investment

This week in the Georgia Senate we began an aggressive new legislative schedule, continued to work to balance the budget, and also took up the controversial Georgia Power Nuclear Financing Act.

February 16, 2009 | By Sen. Tommie Williams Special to the Courier | Opinion


Expect funding cuts

As your elected state representative, it's my duty to be honest and truthful to the people I represent. Today, I want to explain and clarify the current economic situation in Georgia.

February 16, 2009 | By Re. Ron Stephens Special to the Courier | Opinion


Construction accident victims identified

RICEBORO - A construction worker was killed and another was hospitalized Friday after they fell about 35 feet from the platform of an extended forklift on Liberty County's Hampton Island.

February 16, 2009 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


One man killed, one injured in freak accident

One man was killed and another seriously injured when they fell approximately 35 feet in a freak accident at a construction site on Hampton Island.

February 13, 2009 | Lewis Levine and Patty Leon News staff | News


Riverkeeper shows off wildlife photography

The Altamaha Riverkeeper is featuring a photography exhibit, "Wildlife in the Altamaha" by James Holland, at the recently renovated McIntosh Old Jail Art Center in Darien.

February 13, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


UnMaskarade benefits Rape Crisis Center

"The UnMaskarade" has been set to benefit the Rape Crisis Center, based in Savannah but serving all of the Coastal Empire.

February 13, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


AUSA sets soldier appreciation

The Coastal Empire Chapter of AUSA has set a soldier appreciation.

The salute to active duty, Reserve, retired soldiers and civilian members of the Association of the United States Army will be Feb. 18 at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart, starting at 5 p.m.

February 13, 2009 | Staff report | Military


Game Day for Feb. 13, 2009

Today

February 13, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Long BoE braces for state cuts

LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education discussed the possibility of losing a lot of state dollars for the 2009-10 year at their Feb. 9 meeting.

February 13, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Sports briefs for Feb. 13, 2009

CYS registration now open

February 13, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


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Give God the gift of you this holiday

Are you through with your Christmas shopping yet? I thought I would ask this week because by the time you are reading my column next week, it will be too late.

December 19, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Snelson-Golden removed from priority and focus schools list

On December 17, 2014, Snelson-Golden Middle was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as being among 38 schools out of 235 sites to exit the Priority and Focus Schools list. As part of the waiver from No Child Left Behind, the Georgia Department of Education was required to identify Priority Schools or Focus Schools which were determined based on achievement data from all core content areas, graduation rate data, and the gap between the highest performing and lowest performing subgroups based on achievement and graduation rate data.

December 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


'Exodus...' delivers spectacle; little else

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.

December 19, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


LCHS students wins second with arrangement

Liberty County High School FFA member Kayla Dargan took second place overall in the state FFA Floral Design Career Development event Saturday, Dec. 6, at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College in Tifton.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


The Spot Dec. 18

Festival of Lights

December 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Midway death called suspicious

Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a woman near Midway Friday night.

December 19, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Car found in pond contained body

Officials are looking into a Friday morning accident in Hinesville that claimed the life of a man whose car landed upside down in a pond at E.G. Miles Parkway and Curtis Road.

December 19, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


RHHS coach goes one and done

Josh Eads is one and done as Richmond Hill High School football coach.

December 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Sports


Pembroke has 31st annual Christmas parade

Under clear skies with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered along Main Street.

December 18, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Birth: Jaiden Dimitri Nelson

Jaiden Dimitri Nelson was born at 7:19 a.m. Dec. 4 to Kimberly Nelson of Hinesville and Tramoun Williams of Hinesville.

December 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Live your life like Christ all the time -- part 1

During this time of year, many people begin to think about Christ. More attention is given to trying to live as he lived - helping others, giving of himself to others.

December 18, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Friendships are gifts that do keep on giving

Maybe it's the fact that I have more days in the rearview mirror than I have ahead of me, but at this special time of year I am more aware than ever of the gift of friendships. Friendships are always the correct size, the right color and don't require a set of instructions on how to operate them. They are truly the gift that keeps on giving.

December 18, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Midway Museum hosts 55th annual tea

Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.

December 18, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Plane makes emergency landing off I-95

A small, one-person plane made an emergency landing Thursday morning in McIntosh County.

December 18, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news


Ludowici PD impounds semi rig

The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.

December 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


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