James B. Bargeron of Midway was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's School of Engineering for the spring 2009 semester.
CHICAGO - Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its summer 2009 class during a ceremony July 25 in Chicago. Award-winning actress America Ferrera, star of ABC Television's popular series "Ugly Betty," was the commencement speaker. The following local students were awarded degrees:
The fiscal year '09 figures for Georgia's state budget are in and the news is concerning.
When the stock market and housing prices were soaring not so long ago, many baby boomers figured they could retire early and live comfortably on their profits. Today that situation has reversed: Many folks are now postponing their retirement or even being forced to re-enter the workforce, either to supplement diminished savings or because they underestimated how expensive retirement would be.
Editor, Health care. There are few issues with greater impact on each and every one of us personally, professionally and economically.
Editor, We all know that the current health-care system must be reformed. Unfortunately, Democrats in Congress are focused on rushing though a radical health care bill. Despite their promises that this overhaul will not raise your taxes, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates the measure will cost $1.2 to $1.8 trillion over 10 years.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is expanding its membership and staff. The chamber recently hired Genese L. Baker, a Liberty County native, as director of membership and programs.
Local teachers Jason and Dakhine Lee have always enjoyed reading, and now they have channeled their passion for books and comics into Jungle Jake's, a new business in downtown Hinesville.
VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently hired Markie Floyd in the furniture sales division.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Ports Authority's Chairman of the Board Steve Green announced Thursday the GPA handled more than 2.4 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent unit containers), added additional services and maintained its position as America's fourth-highest volume container port in fiscal year 2009.
Here's what's showing at area theaters this weekend:
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:
Southern Thunder Mudtrack in Cobbtown will have a benefit concert and all-day awareness fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 29, for Derek and Dalton Palmer, who lost their mother, Felisha Powell Palmer, to domestic violence on May 4.
The east-end sewage plant may still be waiting final permit approvals from the state, but the Liberty County Development Authority is still responsible for the bill.
A large group of family, friends and fellow law-enforcement officers said goodbye Tuesday to a Georgia Ports Authority police officer and former Liberty County sheriff ...
A Walthourville woman's home was destroyed in a fire early Saturday morning.
SAVANNAH - The Webb Military Museum is now open in downtown Savannah and features military artifacts from the Civil War to the present.
Midway Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting Nov. 18 for Cloud 9, the remodeled and renamed gift shop at Liberty Regional Medical ...
Editor, When I was hired as chief of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department, I looked at what calls we were responding to. We want ...
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for October was 6.1 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from ...
Bethany Gilliam's third-year early childhood education class went into the Long County High School preschool classroom to teach the preschoolers early last month.
Editor, Nov. 19 was National Rural Health Day, an opportunity to celebrate the "can do" spirit of our rural communities. On this day, we honored ...
BATON ROUGE, La. - Melissa Long of Ludowici was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest collegiate honor society ...
Dorchester Academy, one of the first schools for African-Americans in Georgia and a National Historic Landmark, announced that it received a $5,000 gift from ...
SAVANNAH - Optim has hired David Castleberry as the new Optim System CEO. He will have responsibility for the physician-owned Optim Medical Center-Tattnall, Optim Medical Center-Jenkins ...
FAYETTE, Iowa - Upper Iowa University announced that Peter Ackon of Fort Stewart graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in business administration in August.
Several of you got a chuckle over my recent observations on a survey from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of ...