Editor, Georgia is blessed with abundant natural resources, including nearly 60,000 square miles of mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, marshes and beaches. These resources play a vital role in supporting the state's economy and quality of life, and they invite us outdoors to explore the wonders of nature.
The Georgia General Assembly adjourned last Thursday, after day 20 of the 2010 legislative session. The Assembly has decided to take a two-week break from the legislative session to work on the daunting task of balancing the Fiscal Year 2011 budget.
It was worth the wait for the families and soldiers of Alpha Battery.
Christina Mansfield is a local painter, photographer and writer. She is also a full-time college student. Mansfield, a Hinesville Area Arts Council board affiliate, recently shared with the Courier her five favorite artists.
A Midway man was killed Monday night in a single-vehicle accident in the Lake George area.
Q: My almost 4-year-old daughter asks for food constantly. I can't tell if this is a boredom thing or an attention thing but regardless I am unsure how to handle it. I've tried allowing her to eat such things as carrots when she starts complaining, but I want to curb the actual behavior without giving her food issues. At present, she is of normal weight and height, and I want her to stay that way. - Hungry in Ohio
No, it is not hard to quit smoking. It may be temporarily unpleasant and inconvenient, but it's not really that difficult. Difficult is slowly drowning from emphysema or struggling with lung cancer or going through a massive heart attack. Of course, a stroke isn't a picnic either.
Glaucoma, often called the "sneak thief of sight" because it can strike without pain or other symptoms, is a leading causes of blindness in the United States.
As part of the National Education Association's effort to build a nation of readers with its signature program, "Read Across America," elementary schools on Fort Stewart, in Long County and in Richmond Hill will participate March 1-8 in Read Across America.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Change is still dominant for rams and ewes, both in the workplace and their private lives. This is also a good time to look at a possible relocation if that has been one of your goals.
Here are some of the issues 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:
SAVANNAH - Two Savannah Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, according to Christina Black, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
The Liberty County Board of Education will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 27.
State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox has announced a free, online remediation course for high school students to help them pass the science and/or social studies portion of the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Registration for the courses has begun.
It's true there are no silver bullets in education - no single change that will set every student on the path toward success. What's ...
Several years ago I moved to this area. I ended up in a community called The Bluff at Belle Island.
With four systems that could develop into tropical storms, officials are on alert but are downplaying concern for Coastal Georgia.
STATESBORO - College football is near and the Georgia Southern Eagles are back in action and looking to build off their 2015 GoDaddy Bowl championship.
A hit and run accident Friday evening left a bicyclist injured and then arrested after it was learned he was wanted for failing to appear ...
BRUNSWICK - The Glynn County Airport Commission and JLC AirShow Management have set the Wings Over the Golden Isles Air Show at the Brunswick Golden Isles ...
This column is not intended for true confessions, but I have one to make to you. I am artistically challenged. I can't draw. I ...
First it was "Ghostbusters." Then it was "Pete's Dragon." Now "Ben-Hur" is the third movie this summer to get the reimagining treatment for contemporary ...
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter has received a Living to Serve Grant to help fund one of its community service projects.
It's generally considered impolite to take pleasure in other people's misfortunes, but sometimes you have to make an exception.
With just three days remaining until the "Election of the Century," the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.
Invitations to events are given most every day. Graduations, weddings, parties etc.
BRUNSWICK - Paul Spencer Ruble, 63, a doctor from Thomson, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court before Chief U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood ...