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Chamber's next leader needs experience, vision

The search for a new executive director for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce provides the chamber's board of directors a unique opportunity to choose a candidate who can help bolster long-term implementation of many programs currently in place.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion

Don't 'feed' your arguments

Along with the Facebook epidemic comes the news feed - a peek into the lives of all of your "friends."

August 09, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Advice/Columnists

Administration should listen to health-care consumers

The great frustration for many Americans during the debate on ObamaCare was tone-deaf politicians. No one seemed willing to listen to their concerns. Federal deficits, pork-barrel spending and cost got lost in the push to pass partisan legislation. Moving into the regulatory phase of writing the critical implementation rules, the concern is that bureaucrats will also ignore the people.

August 09, 2010 | By Ronald E. Bachman Guest columnist | Opinion

Wild facts: mosquito eradication methods

Warm weather and rain means more mosquitoes buzzing about. These pesky insects lay eggs in the water, and the wiggling red larvae can hatch into adults in as few as four days. To prevent mosquitoes from breeding in your yard, simply dump any standing water and change out birdbath water before larvae have time to hatch. For small bodies of water that can't be drained, organically-safe "doughnuts" that kill the larvae can be used.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Turkey federation, other organizations partner to recover bobwhite quail

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The National Wild Turkey Federation recently joined with 14 other conservation organizations of the Georgia Bobwhite Technical Team by signing a memorandum of agreement committing to the recovery of bobwhite quail and other early successional habitat dependent species, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division. More than four million acres of habitat must be enhanced across Georgia's landscape to achieve northern bobwhite conservation initiative recovery goals.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Come ‘get wild’ on the N.C. Outer Banks

The Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival, a six-day celebration of the wild side in the Outer Banks region of North Carolina, is set for Nov. 9-14.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Survey: record year for wood stork nests

BRUNSWICK - Georgia surveys of nesting wood storks documented a record year for the big birds with the bald heads. The estimate of more than 2,500 nests far surpasses the some 2,200 counted in 2008, the previous high since aerial nest surveys of the endangered species began in the 1990s.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Hunting regulations guide now available

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2010-11 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division. The guide contains information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas and more. It is available to view, download and print at Print copies also are available at Wildlife Resources Game Management and Law Enforcement offices and license vendors throughout Georgia.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Tax reform panel has outspoken leader

I had considered the recently-constituted Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians just so much political hooey until I saw who was elected chairman of the council: Adolphus Drewry Frazier Jr.

August 09, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion

Falcons unsure of extent of injury

SUWANEE (AP) - Atlanta Falcons receiver Michael Jenkins appeared to injure a shoulder during a team scrimmage on Friday night.

August 09, 2010 | Associated Press | Sports

Two complete military basics

Air Force Airman Sherree K. Grant recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | About People

Gospel singer making name for self

Recording artist and Midway resident Naomi Ruth McFadden is gaining popularity in gospel music circles. She will soon release her debut album, "Come too Far," and has been performing at various church events around the region. The album's namesake single is available on iTunes.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | About People

Flag honors veteran's service

First Sgt. (ret.) Daniel Rico has received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., in his honor in July.

August 09, 2010 | Staff Report | COASTAL LIVING

Firefighters give muscle diseases the boot

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently teamed up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for a "Fill the Boot" campaign . During the past two weekends, firefighters raised about $3,200, which will be used to fight muscular dystrophy. The firefighters accepted donations from motorists at the intersection of Highways 84 and 57.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING

Soldier charged with molestation

Fort Stewart soldier Michael Justin Quick, 30, recently was arrested after he returned from a deployment to Iraq, said Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tom Sollosi.

August 09, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety

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ASU, GSU to talk merger at community breakfast

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host an Eggs and Issues Breakfast Wednesday featuring Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The breakfast is ...

September 22, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Local news

Swim advisories lifted for some area beaches

Beach water testing resumed this week following Hurricane Irma, and some area beaches have reopened for swimming.

September 22, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Local news

August trade heats up in Brunswick, Savannah ports

Auto and container volumes at the U.S. Southeast's busiest ports in Brunswick and Savannah experienced impressive growth in the month of August.

September 22, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Progress Through People set for Oct. 12

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

September 22, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Business News

Humor: In land of 400 channels, no show is king

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?

September 21, 2017 | By Argus Hamilton Columnist | Opinion

Player in state politics dies

Tommy Irvin always stood out in a crowd.

September 21, 2017 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion

Life is easier with strong faith

Faith is necessary to be pleasing to God. "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe ...

September 21, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

Birth: David Jeremiah Allen McCarta

David Jeremiah Allen McCarta was born at 6:07 p.m. Aug. 31 to Tessa Wagoner and David McCarta of Ludowici.

September 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Celebrations

Top 15 College Football Pickoff

Here are our teaser predictions for week 4 college pick'em from the Coastal Courier's Lori McCampbell and Jeff Whitten.

September 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Sports

Reid to host Distict 1 Town Hall Meeting on Sept. 28

District 1 Councilwoman Diana Reid will be on hand for a Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the traffic ...

September 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news

Maria's predictions look good for area

Path predictions for Hurricane Maria are good news for Coastal Georgia.

September 21, 2017 | Staff report | Public Safety

Tigers will be tough opponent for Tide

Friday, the undefeated Bradwell Institute Tigers will face area rival Long County. The Tigers go into the game with a 4-0 record coming off a ...

September 21, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

Lady Tide split games with Lady Herons

With Hurricane Irma nothing more than a memory now, local softball teams took back to the field. Last week Long County High School faced Brantley ...

September 21, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports

Panthers fce Phoenix Friday

After starting the season ranked in the Class AAA top 10, Liberty County High School (1-2) will now try to get back to .500 at ...

September 21, 2017 | Staff report | Sports

Parents do children no favors idolizing them

I am a member of the last generation of American children who were no big deal.

September 21, 2017 | By John Rosemond Family Psychologist | Opinion

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