When simple minded people cannot think of a valid criticism, they often resort of name-calling.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this weekend.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2008 - The Army and the National Institute of Mental Health have begun a five-year, $50 million research program into the factors behind soldier suicides and how to prevent them, Army Secretary Pete Geren told reporters at the Pentagon yesterday.
Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not assure that they are true. And we do not know what motivated the callers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -Congressional funding for improvements to the Long County Sheriff's Department has been approved by the House in the 2008 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The funding of $330,886, secured by Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., will be used to acquire equipment, hire personnel and fund a community education program.
Editor, Well, the environmental report card is out and again Congressman Jack Kingston had a perfect score - zero percent. The League of Conservation Voters, a non-partisan environmental group, gives politicians a score annually, based on their voting record. The Congressman's abysmal record in protecting the environment hurts everyone, resulting in high gasoline prices to polluted waters affecting our shrimpers to a lack of protection for our barrier islands.
Liberty County YMCA's fourth annual Fall Festival, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, has been rescheduled due to rain.
A journalist recently asked me to name the No. 1 problem facing today's family. I think she expected me to address education, the economy, or some other "hot" topic. To her surprise, I said, "A confusion of roles."
ATLANTA - As the colder winter months approach, the Georgia Department of Human Resources will once again help Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes.
Liberty County's Toys for Tots will be taking applications from families having troubles provid-
It was another good year at the state fair for Brewer's Christmas Tree Farm. The locally owned and operated business earned the most blue ribbons for Christmas trees (10 of 15
Editor, Millions of car owners in Georgia trust neighborhood repair shops to provide affordable and competitive automotive repair service. Unfortunately, car manufacturers are making it difficult for independent repair shops to obtain the technical information needed to repair today's vehicles. As technology becomes more sophisticated, the situation will become worse.
Editor, This year, the Liberty County Board of Education changed its policy on leave, making teachers earn days as the year goes on. Although I agree in principle with this decision, I am left in a quandary. I am expecting a child and she has been diagnosed in-vitro with health problems, including an under-developed left side of the heart. I used the leave I had to take my wife to doctor's appointments with infant cardiologists at Sibley in Atlanta, and Memorial in Savannah. Last week, we were told doctors would induce my wife's labor a week early. I ...
You may have seen or read in the news lately about stage III colon-cancer survivor Tom Davenport's upcoming two-and a-half month skiing expedition to and from the South Pole to raise money and awareness for colon cancer research. In November, Davenport and four others from Canada, Kiwi, Australia and Finland will begin a 730-mile long, 10,000-foot elevation, skiing expedition. When they reach the South Pole, Davenport and his group will switch from cross-country to downhill skis, unfurl a large kite and sail back to where they began. The expedition should be completed by mid-January.
As I write this column, I am sitting in the waiting room of a car dealer. My wife's car was recalled, and the work is being done to fix the issue.
Grayson Wynn-loftin Phillips was born at 10:03 p.m. Oct. 13 to Jessica N. Phillips of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and Colby W. Phillips of Collinsville, Okla.
"John Wick" stars Keanu Reeves in a film that doesn't try to do anything more than be a thoroughly enjoyable revenge movie with an enormous sense of style and visual flair.
Some of the area's best musicians will play Nov. 15 to benefit the area's Toys for Tots and a food pantry in the Midway area.
City, county and Army officials in the area are recommending that trick-or-treating be from 6-8 p.m. So be careful and remember only approach homes that have outside lights on.
The Liberty County School System will host a College Credit Now Day from 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 15 at the Liberty County Board of Education, 200 Bradwell St. in Hinesville.
Last week, it was shown that Christians are to "seek those things above" (Colossians 3:1). Why should the Christian seek to do these things?
Kayden Michael Litwinkowich was born at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 13 to Christine Helen Litwinkowich of Hinesville.
A wise man once said that our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception.
With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.
Long County High School had senior night Oct. 24, recognizing football players, cheerleaders and band members who are graduating this school year.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.
Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.
Halloween mostly is known among children as a fun night of candy-collecting, but the holiday has a darker side - one authorities hope parents will be wary of.