ATLANTA - The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a new hearing for death row inmate Troy Davis, giving the condemned killer a chance to present evidence his lawyers say could clear him in the murder of an off-duty police officer almost 20 years ago.
The court told a federal judge to hold a hearing to decide whether evidence "that could not have been obtained at the time of trial" could establish Davis' innocence. His case has become a rallying cry for death penalty opponents.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2009 - Under a personnel rule that takes effect next month, some military spouses could be quickly hired for federal jobs without going through the usual competitive process.
The new hiring authority takes effect Sept. 11. The Office of Personal Management issued the authority's final regulatory guidelines Aug. 12. The guidelines are posted in the Federal Register under the title: "Noncompetitive Appointment of Certain Military Spouses."
The empty, white frame house surrounded by large oak trees on Highway 84 near Washington Avenue warrants little more than a passing glance these days, but its possible removal to make way for development has renewed efforts to preserve the 122-year-old Hinesville property, viewed by some as a valuable part of the city's history.
Editor, The historic Mills House is in danger of demolition.
Editor, I would like to address the article that appearied in Wednesday's issue of the Coastal Courier regarding a shooting at a bus stop on Pointe South Drive. As the Liberty County School System public relations facilitator, I had the opportunity to field several questions concerning the safety of our children, particularly during transportation.
I have just attended the Sweet Tea Summit. It was like President Obama's recent Beer Summit except we didn't have to endure Joe Biden and his motor mouth.
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 what motivated the callers:
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield officials are urging drivers to update their Department of Defense vehicle registrations.
Members of the Liberty County Board of Education were recently recognized for successfully completing board member training activities sponsored by the Georgia School Boards Association.
Few would dispute that Facebook, Myspace and Twitter are some of the hottest social mediums around. These online hangouts have become the place to see and be seen.
Pastor Richard Hayes and members of the New Day Outreach Ministry have moved to a new location at 77 Kent Road in Walthourville. The congregation is excited about settling in and becoming active in the new community.
"This is my Father's world
Participating volunteers will make recommendations regarding distribution of money raised during the 2009 campaign.
Are there enough sidewalks in your neighborhood? Do you think a rail line the length of Liberty County would make your life easier?
Devon Morris, the 70-year-old Pembroke resident who was beaten while lying in his bed on June 8, died Friday.
The Savannah Book Festival will take place this weekend, starting Thursday.
"Servant, well done," describes the service that David Anderson rendered to the city of Hinesville and the greater community.
Reports recently filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:
NORFOLK, Va. - For the second consecutive year, Savannah State first baseman Trey Sikes has been named the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference Preseason Player of the Year ...
The Hinesville Hurricanes semi-professional football team won its first game of the season Saturday.
ASU's Pirate Road Race Saturday has pirates, love
The Affordable Care Act passed with the promise of decreasing the high costs of health care and increasing access to care by making health-care insurance ...
Two years ago, Secretary of State Brian Kemp began his push to set up an "SEC Primary" for a simple reason: He wanted the world ...
Son of a gun. Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, is at it again. Georgia's version of Wyatt Earp was the chief gunslinger in getting a ...
"James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad greeting. My brethren, count it all ...
A much-appreciated kindness was given to me a few months ago. Someone recognized my need for help and made a big effort to give it ...
Frank Long Elementary School's second nine weeks honor roll included:
We are all about trees this month. Georgia Arbor Day is each third Friday of February.
Hinesville police are looking for a suspect in the recent break-in of a local church.
Cast members from the short film, "My Brother's Keeper" presented the trailer to the Long County Chamber of Commerce during it Business After Hours ...