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Area gas stations in gouging investigation

Whether it's outages or high prices, gas issues spawned from Hurricane Ike still are confusing authorities and consumers keeping an eye on their tanks and wallets. Now, more than 70 Georgia gas stations are slated to receive subpoenas from the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs for possible gas price gouging.

October 09, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | News


The death of a cliche

Something is missing from this year's election campaign cycle. No principal candidate from either major party has dared use that trusted cliché of past stump speeches: "Elect me, and I'll run your government like a business."

October 09, 2008 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Act of kindness leads to happy ending

Editor, I was on my way to work a couple of weeks ago, all dressed in my professional attire, and I saw the most upsetting sight, a dog that looked more like a bag of bones than a dog. I pulled over and got out, thinking..., I'm going to be late, and as soon I get out... she stops, turns and wags her tail. It was love at first sight. I see that she is obviously friendly and injured, not to mention starving. So what is a girl to do?

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


Execution still on for this evening

ATLANTA -- A Georgia man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer was set to be executed Tuesday, even though witnesses have backed away from their testimony and questions remain about whether he is truly guilty.

October 08, 2008 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National


High court delays execution

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Supreme Court has given a last-minute reprieve to a Georgia man less than two hours before he was to be executed for the 1989 slaying of an off-duty police officer.

October 08, 2008 | Associated Press | State, National


Soldier suspected of killing others now in Kuwait

The Third Infantry Division soldier suspected in the fatal shootings of two fellow members of the Third Battalion of the Seventh Infantry Regiment, Fourth Brigade Combat Team in Iraq is now in Kuwait awaiting transport to Fort Stewart to face possible charges and court martial. The incident is still under investigation.

October 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


State top educator on morning show

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says her two children were "pretty nervous" for her when she appeared on the Fox television program "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?"

October 08, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


Contracts awarded for Bragg work

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $288 million contract to a Virginia firm to build the new headquarters for two new commands that are relocating to Fort Bragg.

October 08, 2008 | Associated Press | Military


Birding season hits prime along coast

JEKYLL ISLAND (AP) _ Prime birding season is under way on Georgia's coast as fall begins and birds start flying south.

October 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Things to Do


Iraqi Freedom Minute Sept. 21

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Iraqi Freedom Minute Sept. 22

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Barbecue was only part of it

"The best quote of the night was from John Thrift during the awards ceremony. Did you hear him? He said, 'This is the best thing my wife ever volunteered me for.'"

October 07, 2008 | By Pat Watkins Staff writer | Things to Do


Georgia Southern Loses on Late Field Goal to Elon

STATESBORO, Ga. - Raja Andrews tied a Georgia Southern single-game record making nine receptions, but Andrew Wilcox's fifth field goal of the game was the difference as the Eagles dropped their Southern Conference opener to Elon, 22-20 at Paulson Stadium. Georgia Southern fell to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the league while Elon improved to 3-1 and 1-0.

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Berrien resident reels in record longnose gar

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Angler Chad Leonard of Nashville, Georgia (Berrien County) had more than just a great day of fishing on the Alapaha River on Sept. 5 - he managed to catch a new state record. Leonard reeled in a 30-pound, 4-ounce, 56-inch longnose gar, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Game day Sept. 21

Sunday

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


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The true meaning of Revelation

One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.

October 24, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle


Dawn of a classic in-state rivalry

Saturday's game between Georgia Southern and Georgia State in the Georgia Dome will be the biggest rivalry game in the state - between two teams that have never played each other, anyway.

October 24, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Two high-speed chases start in Liberty

Two unrelated attempted traffic stops in Liberty County on Thursday night led to separate high-speed chases through the area.

October 23, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety


Pastors hear from commission chairman

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette recently addressed local pastors and clergy during the United Ministerial Alliance monthly meeting at Panera Bread in Flemington. Lovette was invited by UMA President Pastor Richard Hayes to present information on the upcoming SPLOST and recently approved Sunday early voting. Over 20 churches were represented at the meeting

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Business promotes itself at Oktoberfest

Into the Sun Tanning Salon employee Megan Kesner, right, and owner Cayla Faulk set up a Halloween-themed both to promote their business and sell merchandise during the Oct. 11 Oktoberfest Vendor and Craft Fair at Bryant Commons in Hinesville.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Business


Day-care has open house

The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated its annual open house Sept. 25.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County marks School Lunch Week

All Long County schools participated in National School Lunch Week, which took place Oct. 14-17.

October 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Ronan Scott Wall

Ronan Scott Wall was born at 3:09 a.m. Sept. 30 to Athena Wall of Hinesville and David Wall Jr. of Hinesville.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


How to live a Christian life, part 1

How does one live the Christian life?

October 23, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Expert advice on no-spank discipline that really works

Two kids are wrestling over the toy clown their aunt made, voices rising as each demands the right to sleep with it.

October 23, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | Hot Topics


The Clean Cut: Modern-day good Samaritan carries opponent across finish line

With less than half a mile remaining in the final cross country race of her high school career, Melanie Bailey had a decision to make. A runner from an opposing school, Danielle LeNoue, suffered a knee injury, and Bailey could either keep running like everyone else or stop to help. Bailey chose to help.

October 23, 2014 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Hot Topics


Disney announces new animated film — 'Moana'

Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the arrival of a girl named Moana in a new CG-animated film hitting theaters in late 2016.

October 23, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen KSL | Hot Topics


Metro Hinesville’s unemployment rate falls in September

ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business


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