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DNR, foundation fight 'nature deficit disorder'

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.

February 24, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


State budget cuts will be painful

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.

February 24, 2010 | By State Rep Ron Stephens Special to the Courier | Opinion


Guardsmen redeploying from Afghanistan

It was worth the wait for the families and soldiers of Alpha Battery.

February 24, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue Special to the Courier | Military


Best things: Artist's favorite painters

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.

February 24, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Staff writer | About People


Midway man killed in wreck

A Midway man was killed Monday night in a single-vehicle accident in the Lake George area.

February 24, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Don't worry much about snack requests

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

February 24, 2010 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Smoking, othe factors up heart attack risk

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.

February 24, 2010 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Glaucoma takes vision without warning

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.

February 24, 2010 | By Dr. Jody Pittman Special to the Courier | Living well


Readers needed for area school event

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.

February 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Horoscopes for Feb. 24-March 3

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.

February 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Sound off


Sound off for Feb. 24

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:

February 24, 2010 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Savannah Tech names two GOAL semifinalists

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.

February 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | About People


BoE sets job fair for Saturday

The Liberty County Board of Education will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 27.

February 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS honors students of month for January

February 24, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Graduation test tutoring offered online

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.

February 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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State taking 'holistic' approach to education

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 ...

August 27, 2016 | By Richard Woods Guest columnists | Opinion


What makes a Christian?

Several years ago I moved to this area. I ended up in a community called The Bluff at Belle Island.

August 27, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Storm unlikely; rain possible

With four systems that could develop into tropical storms, officials are on alert but are downplaying concern for Coastal Georgia.

August 27, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Eagles announce promotions for five home games

STATESBORO - College football is near and the Georgia Southern Eagles are back in action and looking to build off their 2015 GoDaddy Bowl championship.

August 27, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR Special to the Courier | Sports


Hit and run sends bicyclist to hospital, gets him arrested

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 ...

August 27, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Air show in Brunswick

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 ...

August 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Everyone has gifts that build the church when used

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 ...

August 26, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


‘Ben-Hur’ doesn’t crash; doesn’t add anything either

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 ...

August 26, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | LIBERTY LIFE


Liberty FFA gets grant to assemble emergency kits

The Liberty County High School FFA chapter has received a Living to Serve Grant to help fund one of its community service projects.

August 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Writer: council lacks civic pride

Editor:

August 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Opinion


A lesson for voters: Payback is at the ballot box

It's generally considered impolite to take pleasure in other people's misfortunes, but sometimes you have to make an exception.

August 26, 2016 | Tom Crawford Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Tensions flair as mayor election nears

With just three days remaining until the "Election of the Century," the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable.

August 25, 2016 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


Contest for college fund contribution

ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Accept God's invitation

Invitations to events are given most every day. Graduations, weddings, parties etc.

August 25, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Doctor pleads to area pill mill charges

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 ...

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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