Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not know if they are true. Nor do we know what motivated the callers:
The buzz is getting louder. Former Gov. Roy Barnes is said to be thinking of running again.
Area students made history Wednesday at Lyman Hall Elementary when they revealed the world's largest crayon, a 9-foot, eight-inch, 605.5 pound stick of color not available in even the 64-count box from Crayola.
Editor, This is an open letter to Liberty County Development Authority and CH2MHILL.
O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
What will our actions be in these uncertain times? As all watch the stock market fluctuate wildly, the unemployment rise, and the homes in foreclosure exceed all expectations, does a shiver run up our spines? Liberty County seems to be insulated more than many surrounding communities but we are still vulnerable. Will we do nothing or will we invest in the future with faith?
Ashantilly Center, Inc. presents a holiday gathering in the historic mainland home of Thomas Spalding, circa 1820, from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. A delicious selection of homemade treats and dessert wines will be served. The recently published World War II Journal of William G. Haynes Jr. will be presented.
Hundreds of active duty soldiers, veterans and their families gathered on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Friday for a closing ceremony, marking the end of Marne Week activities, which celebrated the 91st birthday of the Marne Division. Third Infantry Division commander, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, announced the first place winners of various Marne Week sporting events. He praised his soldiers for their hard work and commitment, asking them to continue their dedication to "a cause much larger than themselves," like those who served before them. "You and I owe them our best efforts. We owe them our best efforts ...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Authorities searched Friday for a gunman who wounded a student at Savannah State University and a SWAT team surrounded an apartment building on campus where the suspect lives, officials said.
Campus Police Chief Thomas Trawick said the wounded student knew the gunman, who is also enrolled at the school. The victim was shot once in the arm and once in the abdomen and was undergoing surgery, Trawick said.
Every child wishes they could have a carnival at their birthday bash, and although that might be a stretch for most parents' budgets, it was the least that could be done for military children as the 3rd Infantry Division celebrated its 91st birthday this week during Marne Week. The Courier went behind the scenes with the fourth-generation family of carneys responsible for making the festivities come to life.
Lewis Frasier Middle School students of the Month were treated to lunch at Wendy's on Oct. 31.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently honored students in classes that had the most Accelerated Reading points in the first nine weeks of the school year.
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:
There is a 40 percent chance it will be raining this evening when the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Illuminated Christmas Parade is supposed to roll through downtown Hinesville.
LUDOWICI - Long County starts advanced voting on Nov. 24 and continues it through Nov. 26. Hours will be from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
Saturday's game between Georgia Southern and Georgia State in the Georgia Dome will be the biggest rivalry game in the state - between two teams that have never played each other, anyway.
Two unrelated attempted traffic stops in Liberty County on Thursday night led to separate high-speed chases through the area.
Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting
Into the Sun Tanning Salon employee Megan Kesner, right, and owner Cayla Faulk set up a Halloween-themed both to promote their business and sell merchandise during the Oct. 11 Oktoberfest Vendor and Craft Fair at Bryant Commons in Hinesville.
The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated its annual open house Sept. 25.
All Long County schools participated in National School Lunch Week, which took place Oct. 14-17.
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Ronan Scott Wall was born at 3:09 a.m. Sept. 30 to Athena Wall of Hinesville and David Wall Jr. of Hinesville.
How does one live the Christian life?
Two kids are wrestling over the toy clown their aunt made, voices rising as each demands the right to sleep with it.
With less than half a mile remaining in the final cross country race of her high school career, Melanie Bailey had a decision to make. A runner from an opposing school, Danielle LeNoue, suffered a knee injury, and Bailey could either keep running like everyone else or stop to help. Bailey chose to help.
Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the arrival of a girl named Moana in a new CG-animated film hitting theaters in late 2016.
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.