Even with five opposing votes, the Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership during a Friday meeting ranked IBI as its top consulting firm choice.
One sure sign we are facing hard times: The usually suave and gentle corporate lobbyists are beginning to show their fangs.
This week in the Georgia Senate we began an aggressive new legislative schedule, continued to work to balance the budget, and also took up the controversial Georgia Power Nuclear Financing Act.
As your elected state representative, it's my duty to be honest and truthful to the people I represent. Today, I want to explain and clarify the current economic situation in Georgia.
RICEBORO - A construction worker was killed and another was hospitalized Friday after they fell about 35 feet from the platform of an extended forklift on Liberty County's Hampton Island.
One man was killed and another seriously injured when they fell approximately 35 feet in a freak accident at a construction site on Hampton Island.
The Altamaha Riverkeeper is featuring a photography exhibit, "Wildlife in the Altamaha" by James Holland, at the recently renovated McIntosh Old Jail Art Center in Darien.
"The UnMaskarade" has been set to benefit the Rape Crisis Center, based in Savannah but serving all of the Coastal Empire.
The Coastal Empire Chapter of AUSA has set a soldier appreciation.
The salute to active duty, Reserve, retired soldiers and civilian members of the Association of the United States Army will be Feb. 18 at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart, starting at 5 p.m.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education discussed the possibility of losing a lot of state dollars for the 2009-10 year at their Feb. 9 meeting.
CYS registration now open
CYS registration now open
This weekend, Liberty Cinemas will offer "The International" (R at 4:15, 7:20, 10 p.m.) "Confessions of a Shopaholic" (PG at 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.) "Friday the 13th" (R at 1:20 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:15
Here are some issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier is not saying they are true, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
Here are sanitation scores for area eating establishments released by the Liberty County Health Department:
Katlynn Peacock of Jesup and Jamie McCartney Jr. of Hinesville have announced their engagement.
One of my favorite movies is "The Book of Eli." In the movie, Denzel Washington portrays a lone, nomad warrior in a post-apocalyptic world who is told by a voice to deliver a mysterious book to a safe location on the West Coast.
These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733. You may also anonymously submit a comment online at http://coastalcourier.com/forms/soundoff.
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Usually, when we picture streams, we are thinking more of a pastoral landscape.
North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton made the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team list, which was released Thursday.
A regional women's soccer team has former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and current Armstrong State University soccer player Brooke Standard to thank in part for its summer league championship.
The Liberty County School System will host a swearing-in ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for Dr. Yvette Keel, who recently won a special election to fill the District 6 Board of Education seat vacated by Sampie Smith.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Hinesville man during a reported robbery in the parking lot of a post office Saturday night.
Children with seizure disorders have led the initial wave of patients registered for medical marijuana use in Georgia, state officials said Tuesday.
As national obesity rates have risen in the last 20 years, overweight and obese adolescents are now less likely to accurately perceive their body weight, according to a recent study at Georgia Southern University.
It might be hard for most parents (and definitely kids) to believe, but the end of summer break is right around the corner.
Sarah-Faith Williams, an eighth-grader at Midway Middle School, competed in the 2015 Georgia National American Miss Pageant from July 3-4 in Atlanta.
Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration event for new students to apply, be admitted and sign up for fall classes from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah
The other day, I was talking to a neighbor whom I hadn't spoken to for a while. I asked her if she had been walking lately in this heat, and she responded with a statement that surprised me: She made a remark about me always being out there running rather than walking.