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Stock futures point to at least partial rebound

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks headed for a partial rebound Tuesday, a day after logging their steepest losses in years when the House voted down a proposed $700 billion rescue plan for the financial sector.

October 15, 2008 | By Tim Paradis Associated Press writer | Business


Truck wreck kills man

James Smiley, 59 was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning according to GSP Trooper Robert Barry.

October 14, 2008 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Real estate transfers for Sept. 28

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Sept. 1-5. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.

October 14, 2008 | Staff report | Business


Chili's launches 'create-a-pepper' to fight cancer

ATHENS – In support of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Chili's Grill and Bar announced its fifth annual "Create-A-Pepper" campaign during September by inviting people to get creative and raise funds to help St. Jude find cures and help children with cancer and other childhood diseases.

October 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business


New home, new beginnings

The weather was ideal. The crowd was excited, punctual and ready to walk. Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church members, families and friends had come to be a part of the walk and church dedication services.

October 14, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


A supportive fashion statement

Here's some food for thought: according to the Army Times, Sears has been officially licensed to use Army insignias on a new clothing line. Starting in October, you'll be able pick up a T-shirt stamped with the famous Big Red One insignia of the 1st Infantry Division for about $12. Other more expensive Army-related apparel, including jackets, pants and sweaters, will soon follow. The chairman of the All American Army Brand, which is working with Sears and already has a licensing agreement with the Army, said part of the licensing fee will fund soldier and Army family programs.

October 14, 2008 | By Caroline Gotler Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Citigroup taking over Wachovia bankins

NEW YORK - In the latest byproduct of the widening global financial crisis, Citigroup Inc. will acquire the banking operations of Wachovia Corp. in a deal facilitated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

October 14, 2008 | By Sara Pepro Associated Press writer | Business


Tides slow fishing

Hello friends Ole' Tight Line here. Well the high tides and some strong winds have put a hold on the fishing somewhat, but I do have a couple of reports from Rayburn Goodman at Yellow BLuff and a few from the surrounding coastal areas.

October 14, 2008 | By Allen and Donnie Branch Tight Line Column | Outdoors/Recreation


Trout classic on Oct. 9-11

GOLDEN ISLES - The shallow waters off the coast of St. Simons Island are teaming with redfish and trout, a fact that will undoubtedly draw anglers to the 7th Annual Rich Products Golden Isles Red Trout Celebrity Classic set for Oct. 9-11.

October 14, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Savannah golf course joins joins fundraiser

TUCSON, Ariz. - First City Club in Savannah played an important role in the world's largest one-day golf and dining event Friday.

October 14, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Navy prefers sonar test site near Jacksonvill

NOFOLK, Va. - The Navy says its preferred location for a proposed sonar range to train submarine hunters is in Florida waters instead of off Virginia or the Carolinas.

October 14, 2008 | Associated Press | State, National


Gas scarce, high in most of Georgia

ATLANTA - Gasoline prices across Georgia are higher than the national average, according to AAA. The other problem is finding fuel for your vehicle.

October 14, 2008 | Associated Press | State, National


Georgia Southern Rallies Against Wofford but Loses in OT

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern staged yet another fourth quarter comeback and eventually went for the game-winning two-point conversion in overtime, but the pass attempt fell incomplete and Wofford came away with a 38-37 Southern Conference win Saturday night at Paulson Stadium (Sept. 27). The Eagles fell to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the SoCon while Wofford improved to 3-1 and 1-0.

October 14, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Samford too strong for GSU volleyball

STATESBORO, Ga. --- Samford's Ashley Adams and Kirstein Sosnowski

October 14, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Injuries mount for beaten Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ The off week came at an opportune time for Georgia.

October 14, 2008 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports writer | Sports


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How much of your pay do you take home?

Ten percent of middle-aged Americans have their wages slashed by debtors, NPR reported last week, and over $50 billion in consumer credit card debt will likely be added to America's existing debt in 2014, according to a recent study by CardHub.

September 23, 2014 | By Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | Business


Brynslet Sellers gets new heart

Liberty County resident Brynslet Sellers, 2, has undergone heart-transplant surgery, accordingto posts on www.facebook.com/prayers4brynslet.

September 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news


Why do we love bad movies?

As a film student in the 1970s, producer David Latt reveled in the work of Hollywood directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.

September 23, 2014 | By Chandra Johnson Deseret News | Hot Topics


Six new cereals you have to 'try'

As you shop for groceries you have probably noticed that all the big food companies are expanding their cereal options. Everything from quinoa to spelt, and beyond, is now being popped, puffed and popularized for your breakfast nutrition. In order to keep you up-to-date we'd like to offer a brief description of the 6 most recent cereal creations. Bon appetite!

September 23, 2014 | By Tim Torkildson Deseret News Service | Hot Topics


20 life hacks to avoid burn out

Question: I am so stressed out that I'm falling apart physically. I'm sick, tired, worried and grouchy most of the time. In this state, I'm not the greatest parent and my marriage is struggling. The problem is I can't change my situation. I have to keep this job and I have to keep giving to my family. So how do I change my feelings, outlook and behavior when I'm stuck in this situation. My stress isn't going anywhere, so how do I handle it better?

September 23, 2014 | By Kim Giles KSL | Hot Topics


Ebola patient lifts spirits with dance

FOYA, Liberia - The deadly outbreak of Ebola in several African countries has killed more than 1,000 people and shows no signs of slowing down in the immediate future. But one former Ebola patient is making others smile with his upbeat attitude and dance moves.

September 23, 2014 | By Josh Furlong KSL | Hot Topics


Williams honored for civil rights work

First African Missionary Baptist Church of Riceboro celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act in July.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Stewart has blessed area in its 73 years

Since Fort Stewart officially was named Camp Stewart in January 1941, it has blessed many families by providing good jobs to thousands of people in Liberty and surrounding counties.

September 22, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


'Dolphin Tale 2' hits the right notes

The original "Dolphin Tale" was a surprise hit with critics and audiences, but somehow, I'm not sure how it was enough to justify a sequel.

September 22, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Birth: Zoya Amina Doomes

Zoya Amina Doomes was born at 9:17 p.m. Sept. 2 to Courtney Doomes of Jesup.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Prayer Day calls for help in community

The second annual Ludowici/Long County Prayer Day was Sept. 13 in the Long County Recreation Park.

September 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound Off for Sept. 22

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

September 22, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Quit depriving vets wounded before 9/11

Editor, Veterans, did you know that when Congress passed legislation to provide caregiver assistance to our nation's most severely disabled warriors, they instituted willful discrimination the likes of which hasn't been seen since the oppressive days of Jim Crow laws?

September 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


Circus and carnival coming to Stewart

Military families' kids (15 and younger) are invited to a fishing event from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at Halstrom Lake on Hunter. Participants can register at the site.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


LCHS star having impact at Ohio State

Former Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan got a lot of playing time in last week's game between Ohio State and Kent State.

September 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports


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