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Cucolo offers Iraqi elections update

In a 3rd Infantry Division Facebook posting at 5:02 a.m. Monday, after polls in Iraq had closed, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo gave Iraqi security forces and 3rd ID soldiers high marks for keeping the peace during Iraq's elections Sunday.

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


Game Day for March 10, 2010

Today

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Sports briefs for March 10, 2010

NWTF Banquet

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Liberty Lady Thunder in action

The Liberty Lady Thunder fell by one run in an extra inning to the 18U Angels of Savannah on Feb. 20. The Lady Thunder lost 4-3.

March 10, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


Downed pilot was veteran, firefighter

Richmond Hill pilot and Bryan County volunteer firefighter Arthur Gautreau, 77, died Saturday after apparently crashing his vintage airplane in Savannah.

March 10, 2010 | By Ross Blair Bryan County News | News


Carnival in Skidaway park no March 20

GO-pher a Carnival is set for 1-6 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Skidaway Island State Park.

The annual carnival is a day of family fun with crafts, carnival games, food, face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatable moon bounce and an appearance by the Amazing GA Bubbleman. The park features hiking trails, an interpretive center, playgrounds, picnic areas and campground.

March 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Indictments for alleged assisted suicide

ATLANTA - A Georgia grand jury indicted four members of an assisted suicide group Tuesday on charges they helped a 58-year-old man with cancer kill himself.

The four - the Final Exit Network's former president, its former medical director and two others - were formally indicted by a Forsyth County grand jury on charges of offering assistance in the commission of suicide, tampering with evidence and violating the state's anti-racketeering charges.

March 09, 2010 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National


Fire on the Mountain

THOMASTON - Participants of all ages are invited Saturday, March 13, to "Fire on the Mountain!" a celebration of an ongoing effort to conserve areas of rare montane longleaf pine habitat through the use of prescribed fire at Sprewell Bluff State Outdoor Recreation Area near Thomaston.

Watching safely from the banks of the Flint River, visitors can observe the fascinating practice of prescribed burning as professionals carefully set fire on Pine Mountain ridge.

March 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


ID sought for body found in Effingham County

CLYO - Sheriff's deputies Effingham County are investigating a human skeleton found in some woods in southern Georgia.

Sheriff's spokesman David Ehsanipoor says authorities discovered the skeletal remains of an unidentified man Monday after someone called in a tip. The bones were found in woods near Clyo, 35 miles north of Savannah.

March 09, 2010 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Swampfest in Waycross April 2-3

If April is just around the corner it can mean only one thing- the annual Swampfest Festival will be here soon. So mark your calendars for April 2-3 and get ready for a great weekend in downtown Waycross.

The Swampfest Committee is pleased to announce that this year's festival will be even bigger and better than ever. The festival opens on Friday night at 5:00 p.m. with all the great arts and crafts and foods vendors. Friday night will also have free presentations of the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, Crusisin Line Dancers, Okefenokee Joe and then at ...

March 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Committee OKs expanded gun carry bill

ATLANTA - A bill that would allow gun owners with permits to carry firearms onto college campuses and into churches and bars passed a key Senate committee on Monday and could soon be headed for the full Senate.

The Special Judiciary Committee voted 7 to 1 in favor of Senate Bill 308. State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh, the sponsor, reiterated on Monday that the bill is aimed at clarifying the firearms carry law for Georgia's 300,000 gun owners with permits to carry weapons.

March 09, 2010 | By Errin Haines Associated Press writer | Public Safety


Body of missing Darien teen found

DARIEN - Authorities say the body of a 15-year-old McIntosh County boy was found in a rugged state wildlife management area after a 12-hour search.

McIntosh County Sheriff Steve Jessup says a Georgia Department of Natural Resources ranger and other searchers found the body of Daniel Head Monday afternoon about three miles from the nearest paved road.

March 09, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Gun goes off in Dublin classroom

DUBLIN - Police in Dublin say a 15-year-old is charged with having a firearm on campus after a handgun he was carrying discharged in a classroom and a bullet fragment struck another student.

Dublin Police Chief Wayne Cain says the 15-year-old told authorities he brought the gun to Dublin High School on Monday for self-protection. Cain says he was putting the gun in his backpack when it went off.

March 09, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Brigade compensation for public sector only

Area developers and business people who invested millions in projects ahead of the now defunct fifth brigade got some bad news this week.

March 08, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Census contest winners announced

Youth winners of a series of contests to promote participation of the 2010 Census in Liberty County were recently announced.

March 08, 2010 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


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Give hope to kids

Fellowship of Love Church of God in Christ has started a holiday project to get presents to children of incarcerated parents.

December 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Shop Til You Drop at local businesses until Dec. 19

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has launched the 2016 Shop Til You Drop, Passport to Savings promotion occurring now until Dec. 19.

December 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Tom Price and health care

Back when he was serving in the Georgia Senate, Tom Price acquired a nickname among the capitol crowd: Ned Flanders.

December 09, 2016 | By Tom Crawford Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Mini-career session for Long County’s CTAE students

The Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) classes at Long County High School participated in a mini-career session on Nov. 29 during second block.

December 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Losing home to fire puts life in perspective

Philip Wilheit is a man of no small influence in our state. A community leader and a successful business man - he is president and CEO ...

December 08, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Paul’s Art Studio holds grand opening in downtown Hinesville

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Nov. 29 for Paul's Art Studio, located at 114 S ...

December 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Hinesville woman grazed by bullet

According to an incident report filed by Hinesville Patrolman Donald Nunnally, a Hinesville woman is lucky to be alive after being grazed by a bullet ...

December 08, 2016 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Liberty County in December, 1864

Looking back and reading old diaries that were written by people in Liberty County during the awful Civil War makes me thankful for the times ...

December 08, 2016 | Margie Love | LIBERTY LIFE


Life in Liberty Q&A: Cadet first lieutenant Benjamin Nelson, Bradwell senior

Q. What did you learn from attending the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony?

December 07, 2016 | Staff Report | LIBERTY LIFE


Hinesville Police blotter Dec. 7

From Hinesville Police Department reports:

December 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Woman claims man she met on dating website stole shoes, hat

A Hinesville woman reported that a first date went strangely awry when the man departed abruptly after taking three pairs of her shoes and a ...

December 07, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Life in Liberty: Keeping the history of Pearl Harbor alive

Pearl Harbor remembrances are spanning generations in Liberty County.

December 07, 2016 | By Alena Cowley Coastal Courier correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


‘Incarnate’ a mishmash of dull supernatural themes

"Incarnate" could best be described as a mishmash of "Inception" meets "The Exorcist," but don't think of that as a good thing.

December 07, 2016 | Justin Hall | LIBERTY LIFE


‘American Pickers’ looking for more treasure in Georgia

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are headed back to Georgia. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the ...

December 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Sound Off Dec. 7

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor motives. Call 876-3733. You ...

December 07, 2016 | Anonymous callers | Sound off


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