Liberty County resident Al Padrick knew change was coming when he opened his property tax bill this month. "They were pretty much where I thought they'd be," Padrick said of his 2009 taxes. "I knew what to expect there, with what Gov. Perdue had done."
Despite the undisputed effects of a crushing recession, many Georgia banks big and small are making loans and helping customers every day. Businesses and families are being funded, jobs are being created and mortgages are being modified.
My journey home to Iowa started out wrong, so I should have known better. I left three and a half hours later than planned, making it 11 o'clock at night when I finally hit the pavement. Why didn't I just wait for morning, I ask myself now.
The credit-card companies have long had suggestions for how to raise your credit score, but how badly does your credit suffer when things go wrong?
Barack Obama's vibe used to be a cross between JFK and Beatlemania. Now it's fading into "Oh, him again?"
Cpl. Shonda Fletcher is a "party of one," keeping track of nearly 100 registered sex offenders in Liberty County, but available resources, regular communication with each person and the flexibility to make in-person visits allow her to keep a close eye on sex offenders under her supervision.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - Smiling children fill a room almost to capacity, their faces shining and full of excitement.
Here are some of the issues that 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 callers:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) That lower-than-acceptable performance you're getting from others in your group might be the result of miscommunication. If so, correct it before serious problems arise later on.
Ashantilly Center in Darien will have a series of authors speak on several upcoming Sunday afternoons about their interests, books and the process of writing. A wine reception and light hors d'oeuvres will follow.
Q: What, if any, ground rules can and should parents set for a child returning to live at home after college graduation. My husband and I are facing this issue with our daughter in May 2010, and we need help.
This year has been rough, and most people probably wouoldn't want to repeat it. The economic instability, terrorist activities and our feuding representatives are all cause for alarm. But perhaps your family has a reason to celebrate good news in 2009 - a new baby, marriage or career opportunity If so, congratulations!
As 2009 comes to a close, the Courier put together the year in review through front page stories from 2009 newspapers. The dates listed are the date
Fellowship of Love Church of God in Christ has started a holiday project to get presents to children of incarcerated parents.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has launched the 2016 Shop Til You Drop, Passport to Savings promotion occurring now until Dec. 19.
Back when he was serving in the Georgia Senate, Tom Price acquired a nickname among the capitol crowd: Ned Flanders.
The Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) classes at Long County High School participated in a mini-career session on Nov. 29 during second block.
Philip Wilheit is a man of no small influence in our state. A community leader and a successful business man - he is president and CEO ...
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Nov. 29 for Paul's Art Studio, located at 114 S ...
According to an incident report filed by Hinesville Patrolman Donald Nunnally, a Hinesville woman is lucky to be alive after being grazed by a bullet ...
Looking back and reading old diaries that were written by people in Liberty County during the awful Civil War makes me thankful for the times ...
Q. What did you learn from attending the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony?
From Hinesville Police Department reports:
A Hinesville woman reported that a first date went strangely awry when the man departed abruptly after taking three pairs of her shoes and a ...
Pearl Harbor remembrances are spanning generations in Liberty County.
"Incarnate" could best be described as a mishmash of "Inception" meets "The Exorcist," but don't think of that as a good thing.
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are headed back to Georgia. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the ...
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