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Apparent fatality on Isle of Wight

A crash Friday night on Isle of Wright Road apparently killed one person, but few details were available and there has been no official confirmation.

September 06, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


Shall we dance?

On Tuesday nights, Jamie Cooke likes to put his dancing shoes on and help those who fear they have two left feet on the dance floor.

September 06, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | COASTAL LIVING


LeConte limiting access

Le-Conte Woodmanston Plantation has locked its wrought iron gate, opening for appointment tours only.

September 06, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


City council plans for election, events

The Hinesville City Council agreed Thursday to contract with Liberty County to hold a special election on Sept. 21. The city must fill the District 2 council seat vacated by former Hinesville City Council Member Bobby Ryon when he qualified in July to run for Liberty County Sheriff.

September 06, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


City hails woman as hero

Denisse Vega, 26, shies away from the spotlight. She graciously made an exception Thursday when the city of Hinesville recognized her for heroism during a regular city council meeting. Vega's quick action saved lives when she alerted 13 tenants to a fire which swept through several apartments in the Stewart Pines complex on Aug. 9.

September 06, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Public Safety


Step forward to save historic plantation

LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation and Botanical Gardens suffered a serious setback last week when Mary Beth Evans tendered her resignation as the foundation's executive vice president.

September 06, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion


Be it ever so humble, no place like Geogia

You can take the boy out of Georgia, but you can't keep him from swelling with pride while he's gone.

September 06, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Manna House has rules to follow too

Editor, There have been several calls to Sound off calls recently concerning Manna House and its operation. Manna House is a nonprofit organization incorporated in Georgia as a registered charity. Our mission is to provide emergency food assistance to needy residents of Liberty County.

September 06, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Lower drinking age sends wrong signla

I've been thinking a lot about U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston's new bill lately, the one that would allow soldiers to be served beer and wine on post, regardless of their age. No matter which way I spin it, it never looks like a good idea to me.

September 06, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Advice/Columnists


This Labor Day no picnic for many people

Labor Day differs in virtually every respect from the other holidays of the year. All other holidays are, more or less, connected with conflicts of dominance and reflections of man's strife, retail greed, competition for power and of glories achieved over other people or nations.

September 06, 2010 | By John Scherer Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Sound off for Sept. 5

Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:

September 06, 2010 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Let God lead you away from depression

It goes without saying that today, as never before, we are faced with many problems and issues that weigh heavily upon us as we strive just to make it through the day. These pressures and challenges can lead to bouts of depression in even the most stable individuals.

September 06, 2010 | By Pastor John Lockett Jr. Columnist | Faith


Celebrate workers on last summer holiday

On Monday, we'll celebrate the last summer holiday. At the end of a long, hot season, workers everywhere are grateful for Labor Day - a paid holiday for most people.

September 06, 2010 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Clear memories of delicious pear preserves

One day, as a child, I asked my mother, "Mama, how do you make pear preserves?"

September 06, 2010 | By Margie Love Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Local folk help hurricane victims

John DuBois of Glennville and Pamela Walters of Hinesville are among more than 150 volunteers helping to mobilize the American Red Cross' emergency response vehicles.

September 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


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Long County touts FD equipment purchases

The Long County Fire Department recently bought a brush truck to improve the department's ability to fight brush and woods fires.

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Keep moving forward

"The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit. Do not be eager in your ...

September 25, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


Bradwell student named National Merit Commended Student

Toriano Gilbert, Principal of Bradwell Institute, announced today that Jordan Spires has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


I-95 resurfacing project starts tonight in Bryan, Liberty counties

The $8.7 million resurfacing project of Interstate 95 beginning south of US17/South Newport (Exit 67) interchange in Liberty County and extending south of ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Long County BOE votes in millage rate increase

Following a third and final public hearing on the millage rate held Thursday, Sept. 21, the Long County Board of Education voted 3-2 to raise ...

September 25, 2017 | Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


New Zion Missionary Baptist Church to hold Fall Revival Sept. 27-29

The New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located 9235 E. B. Cooper Highway in Riceboro, will have its Fall Revival from Sept. 27 through Sept. 29 ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Sound off for Sept. 24

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor motives. You may also ...

September 25, 2017 | Staff Report | Sound off


FPCA sweeps Memorial

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy's week in sports:

September 25, 2017 | By Marcia Graham Correspondent | Sports


Rotary fishing tourney is Saturday

The Hinesville Rotary Club fourth annual Fishing Tournament will be Saturday.

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Gearing up for postseason, Lady Blue Tide top Liberty

With the playoffs just around the corner, the Long County High School softball team beat Liberty County on Thursday.

September 25, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


It's never too early to think about how you want to be remembered

Do me a favor, will you? I would greatly appreciate it if you would see that my obituary gets printed as is, just in case ...

September 25, 2017 | Dick Yarbrough Syndicated columnist | Local news


PTP luncheon to focus on visitors bureau

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress Through People Luncheon at noon on Oct. 12 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center will focus ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Job fair in Ellabell

PEMBROKE - The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, the Development Authority of Bryan County and the North Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host ...

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Mosquitoes giving Liberty County a break after Irma

In spite of standing water left by Hurricane Irma mosquitoes are giving the Liberty County area a bit of a break, mosquito control chief Frazier ...

September 25, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Some rental homes in Hinesville called 'deplorable, uninhabitable'

Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition President Jim McIntosh addressed Hinesville city council about rental housing at Thursday's meeting, saying some are in "deplorable and uninhabitable ...

September 24, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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