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State cuts hit coastal parks, historic areas

BRUNSWICK - Summer is the season of swimming pools and picnics in parks, but this season is also one of economic troubles, as state parks along Georgia's coast continue to cope with shorter hours and smaller staffs while trying to attract visitors.

Fort Morris Historic Site, in Liberty County, is now only open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. The site offers a self-guided tour of the Revolutionary War battleground, but often does guided tours for large events and school groups.

July 27, 2010 | Joanna Carver The Brunswick News | Outdoors/Recreation


Seems like old times: Braves lead division

ATLANTA - Brian McCann grew up cheering for Glavine and McGriff, Maddux and Justice, guys who expected to make the playoffs year after year after year.

The Braves catcher is starting to get that feeling himself.

July 27, 2010 | By Paul Newberry AP sports writer | Sports


Officer fired after molestation charges

RINCON - A 34-year-old Chatham County corrections officer has been fired after he was charged with child molestation Monday.

Rincon police arrested James Jackson Brown at a local home. Rincon police Chief Mike Bohannon says the arrest followed an ongoing investigation.

July 27, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National


Family, friends accent short, turbulent life

More than 100 relatives, friends and even police officers, who worked around the clock several days to bring Savannah Smith home, celebrated her life Saturday morning at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Hinesville.

July 26, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


City considers day laborer meeting point

Finding a central location where day laborers can meet was one of several topics taken up by the Hinesville City Council during a planning workshop earlier this month.

July 26, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Business News


Election results needed sooner

Tuesday, July 20, was election day and according to Liberty County Supervisor of Elections Ella Golden, everything went smoothly. Liberty County voters were able move efficiently through the voting process and choose the candidates of their choice. However, when it came to actually reporting the results from each precinct, "smooth" isn't the first word that comes to mind.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion


Vouchers bring out strong feelings

What, you may ask, am I going to say this week about the primary elections? The answer: nothing.

July 26, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Thanks for help at back-to-school rally

Editor, Project Reach G.A.N.G.'s Back-to-School rally was once again a huge success for Liberty County and the surrounding areas. Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. gives all the credit to God and would like to specially thank its many sponsors and booth participants. The attendance was outstanding at more than 1,500 people. The entertainment also was great with recording artist Naomi Ruth McFadden, USA Weightlifting Team Hinesville, Ayoluwa African Dance Theater, Polynesians Dancers, and guest speaker Larry "Gator" Rivers of the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Death threats ignored by media

Editor, Liberal media outlets are ignoring the death threats made by the New Black Panthers organization. King Samir Shabazz, a leader in that organization, was caught on video declaring that they (all black men) need to kill some crackers and they [sic] babies.

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Best sleep aid still sleeping in Iraq

It's 3 in the morning. You have half of your bed piled high with pillows and laundry to help fill the emptiness of a too-large queen size bed. And you're wide awake.

July 26, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Early bird gets the fish

Hello, friends, neighbors and fellow anglers. Tight Line Jr. here. I hope everyone is doing well. I was talking to my good buddy Roy Rogers, and he gave me some information about fishing on Fort Stewart I would like to share with y'all.

July 26, 2010 | By Donny Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Night in state park promotes bats

SOCIAL CIRCLE - The ninth annual Bat Blitz, hosted by the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Southeastern Bat Diversity Network, is set for July 25-29, at Fort Mountain State Park near Chatsworth. The blitz provides an opportunity for researchers, management biologists and students from federal and state agencies, universities and industries to exchange information and develop strategies for studying bat communities.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Hinesight discusses AYP at local schools

July 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion


CASA volunteer sworn in

Last week, Fran Lewis-Timmons was sworn in at the Liberty County Courthouse by Judge Linny Darden as a volunteer with Court Appointed Special Advocate for children.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING


Camp for Long baseball, softball

Walker Middle School had its Wildcat Baseball and Softball Summer Camp recently to help athletes tune skills for the upcoming season.

July 26, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Sound Off for Oct. 18

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October 18, 2017 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Long County falls in state AAA softball tourney

The Long County High School softball team had to travel to Sylvester on Oct. 11 to take on Worth County in the AAA state playoffs.

October 18, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Courier correspondent | Sports


Liberty County loses leader

Liberty County lost a leader Saturday.

October 18, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Darsey named 'Humanitarian of Year'

"Humanitarianism, among other things, is an act or belief in human life and it fits this lady real well."

October 18, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


NAACP banquet honors freedom fighters

The Liberty County Branch of NAACP honored some of its own at its annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet Friday.

October 18, 2017 | Hollie Lewis Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Only rain should go down drains

Ever wonder what those little drain holes are for in sidewalks and next to streets? Is that where those urban myth alligators are? Or are ...

October 17, 2017 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Long County teen killed in wreck

A 17-year-old Long County teen was killed in a single vehicle accident Monday afternoon.

October 17, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Development, laws make storm damage worse

Editor: We would hope that many would learn from this year's "natural disasters."

October 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


Firearms deer season starts Saturday

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Firearms deer hunters can take to the woods beginning Saturday and continue through Jan. 14 statewide.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Media either brave or stupid

Reporters, it's often been said, are either very brave or very stupid, I guess it depends on who you ask.

October 16, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Columnist | Opinion


Connecting hearts and minds

Editor: Sickle cell disease affects the health of some 90,000 to 100,000 Americans, most of whom are African Americans. An additional number of ...

October 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Opinion


3rd annual Free Market set for Friday at main post chapel

The Fort Stewart Protestant Women of the Chapel Club is hosting its 3rd annual "free market" at the main post chapel Friday.

October 16, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Military


Canoochee EMC power provider since 1938

When Hurricane Irma threatened our community, employees of Canoochee EMC rose to the task. They prepared their line trucks, hunkered down during the hardest of ...

October 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Business News


Hinesville District 3 town hall meeting Saturday

Hinesville City Council District 3 Councilwoman Vicky Nelson will host a townhall meeting for her constituents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

October 16, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Salute to women veterans set for Nov. 7

The Community of Inspired Women wants to salute area women veterans and will be honoring them Nov. 7 with a special ceremony during the monthly ...

October 16, 2017 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING


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