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EMTs honor state lawmaker

Rep. Ron Stephens, who represents part of Liberty County, recently was honored by the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services, a statewide association representing more than 14,000 EMS professionals in Georgia.

August 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Sorority fighting childhood obesity

As part of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority's "Health Resource Management and Economics" national program, the local Nu Rho Omega chapter sponsored two childhood obesity workshops in March.

August 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Grow your own food for safety, economy

SAVANNAH -- With sharp fuel prices biting into the grocery checkout line, Patti Moreno, garden expert with Farmers' Almanac, the original sustainable living guide, suggests consumers can save money, eat healthier and help protect the environment by growing their food at home.

August 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Red Cross puts out plea for blood donations

ATLANTA - For most people, the summer means weeks of fun and travel. For the American Red Cross and thousands of hospital patients, however, this is a time of high anxiety. The summer traditionally means decreased blood donations, which result in a shortage of the blood types hospitals urgently need to treat trauma victims and other patients.

August 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Game Day July 25, 2008

Friday

August 09, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Local Lions support camp for blind

August 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Retired therapist working for homeless

A therapist, she continues to donate her time and energy to help people even after her retirement. After many years working abroad, she returned to this country after the death of her husband.

August 09, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


At 92, garden still calls local man

He may almost be a centenarian, but that does not stop him from having one of the best gardens in the Briar Bay community. Neighbors enjoy his garden just as much as he does. The garden is not only for him, but for the enjoyment of family and friends.

August 09, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Liberty was at center of naval store industry

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Georgia was the world's leading producer of naval stores, which are materials removed from southern pine forests and then used in the construction and repair of sailing vessels. Classic naval stores include lumber, railroad ties, rosin and turpentine.

August 09, 2008 | By Nicholas Rorro Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Native campaigns for local sheriff in Woodstock

August 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Jubilee Singers entertain at Goldenheirs

The Jubilee Singers, the senior choir at First Baptist Church in Hinesville, presented a program of patriotic music, at the July meeting of the Goldenheirs.

August 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ludowici man completes Navy basics

Navy Seaman Recruit Gregory Holmes, son of Inez and Gregory Holmes of Ludowici, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

August 09, 2008 | Staff Report | About People


Going green before conservation was trendy

Going green: Ask anyone in my family, my neighbors and close friends and they will all tell you that my favorite color is "green." My curtains, my rugs, my tile, my throws are all green. To me, that color denotes life. I recently heard Oprah say the same thing. Think about it. When winter comes most everything in your yard turns brown. Yuck! Pine trees and certain oaks stay green throughout the year. Magnolias, citrus trees, azaleas, loquats, dogwoods, palm trees, are just a few of the plants and trees that remain green during winter. I've often joked about ...

August 09, 2008 | By Dot Moss Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Plantation is hoping for big things

Editor, The Leconte-Woodmanston Foundation, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization in Liberty County charged with the preservation of the Woodmanston plantation, home to the famed LeConte family of American scientists, explorers and educators.

August 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Minimum wage goes up Thursday

WASHINGTON -- About 2 million Americans get a raise Thursday as the federal minimum wage rises 70 cents. The bad news: Higher gas and food prices are swallowing it up, and some small businesses will pass the cost of the wage hike to consumers.

August 08, 2008 | By Christopher S. Rugaber Associated Press writer | Business


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Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Development authority wins marketing award

The Liberty County Development Authority recently received an award of excellence for one of its marketing projects at the Southern Economic Development Council annual conference, held Aug. 3-5 in Memphis, Tennessee.

August 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


Hinesville woman’s face slashed

A Hinesville woman was viciously attacked Wednesday night while sitting at home, according to the Hinesville Police Department.

August 30, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


$500,000 grant to Ludowici for water, sewer

The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.

August 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Birth: Carson David Acosta

Carson David Acosta was born at 2:11 p.m. Aug. 10 to Sarah Brown of Rural Hall, North Carolina, and Austin Acosta of Brush, Colorado.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is decent mix of old, new

"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.

August 29, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Beach party for Labor Day

Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Video shows killer whale launch sea lion 20 feet in the air

KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A group of anglers in Alaska caught more than fish when capturing amazing footage of a sea lion being tossed in the air by a killer whale.

August 29, 2014 | Faith Heaton Jolley KSL | Hot Topics


Pets cause problems between people

Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 29, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Sound Off for Aug 29

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August 29, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Governor swears Lee into state council

Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee was sworn in Aug. 19 by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee, the newest member to serve on the council, will be required to travel to the capitol to attend the panel's meetings.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Birth: Ja'Caleb Ramel Tippins

Ja'Caleb Ramel Tippins was born at 8:03 a.m. Aug. 14 to Natasha Staton and Jamel Staton of Glennville.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Georgia icon still giving 'em 'zell'

Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.

August 28, 2014 | Gainesville (Ga.) Times | Opinion


Netflix adds 17 TV show seasons this fall

TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?

August 28, 2014 | John Clyde OK.com | Hot Topics


Video: Grandpa builds homemade hovercraft for kids

An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.

August 28, 2014 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics


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