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Low-cost netbooks do have drawbacks

The netbook craze has swung into high gear as more and more people tote these small, inexpensive devices everywhere they go. Designed for Web browsing and e-mailing, netbooks have a lot to recommend them, but they're not miniature laptops. Before you buy, consider the pros and cons.

July 08, 2009 | By David Uffington Dollars and sense | Advice/Columnists


Stop smoking class in Long County

LUDOWICI - The Long County Health Department will offer a series of free Freshstart smoking cessation classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 14, 21 and 28, at the health department, 57 N. Macon St. Refreshments will be served.

July 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Living well


Parents should regulate nap routines

Q: Under normal circumstances, which are rare, our 4-year-old son goes to bed uneventfully by 7:30 p.m. and is usually asleep before 7:45. He never sleeps past 6:15 a.m., and I can tell he's tired by early afternoon, but he refuses to take a nap. As a result, he's a little monster by 4 p.m. If I put him in his room for bad behavior, he falls into a very deep sleep. If I wake him, his behavior is atrocious, so I let him sleep, which means he has difficulty falling asleep ...

July 08, 2009 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Don't overlook indoor pollutants

I'm hiding a recent newspaper report that says house plants are banned at the Jefferson College of Health Science in Roanoke, Va.

July 08, 2009 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Sound off for July 8

Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:

July 08, 2009 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Tickets on sale for Lovett play sequel

Tickets are now available for Love-It Production's up coming play "Mama Turn the Radio On II: It Ain't Easy."

July 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Horoscopes for week of July 8-15

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't be surprised if, in spite of your well-made plans, something goes awry. But don't worry. Your knowledge of the facts plus your arian charm will help you work it out.

July 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sound off


Regional Development Center promotes planning

Tricia Reynolds, the director of planning for the Coastal Regional Development Center, recently went before Long County governmental agencies and talked with leaders about proposed planning options in the area.

July 08, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Wreck victims named

The victims of a wreck on I-95 in Liberty County Friday have been identified.

July 08, 2009 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Lane closures slowing traffic on I-95

Road work on I-95 between the Riceboro and Midway exits is slowing traffic through the area. If you can, avoid it by using Highway 17.

July 07, 2009 | Staff report | State, National


Speed limit back at 55 on post

The speed limit on two Georgia highways that cross Fort Stewart returned to 55 mph Monday.

In May the speed limit was reduced to 45 mph because of training for the Oregon National Guard's 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Post officials said reducing the speed limit resulted in safe traffic for military and civilian vehicles. No incidents occurred on the highways where the speed limit was reduced.

July 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | News


Encephalitis found in Bryan Co. horse

A horse in Bryan County has tested positive for the eastern equine encephalitis viru.

July 06, 2009 | Staff report | Living well


Shooting unveils very different sides of McNair

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Steve McNair earned the respect of his fellow NFL players for shaking off defenders and injuries. That same blue-collar playing style won the love of fans amazed at how the quarterback kept showing up for work - and winning.

July 06, 2009 | Teresa M. Walker AP SPorts writer | Sports


Sports briefs for July 5, 2009

Operation

July 06, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Game day for July 5, 2009

Today

July 06, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


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Program aims to retain African-American land

McIntosh Sustainable Environment and Economic Development, based in Darien, has received a grant from the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities to implement the ...

July 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Liberty Recreation Dept. gearing up for fall sports

Registration for youth football and cheerleading at the Liberty County Recreation Department runs through Aug. 12. The programs are for 7- to 12-year-olds, as of ...

July 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Sports briefs

'Hank' White Golf Tournament

July 27, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Bank donates to Armstrong program to educate veterans

SAVANNAH - Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently donated $5,000 to Armstrong State University for the second consecutive year.

July 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


‘What do you want on your tombstone?’

When he asked it, I answered. Then I laughed. The question proved that my husband, a New England-bred Yankee with many years of Los Angeles ...

July 27, 2016 | By Ronda Rich Syndicated columnist | Opinion


What is a bucket list without the Gaithers?

I don't have a bucket list, but if I did, I would be hard-pressed to find room to add anything else. There is not ...

July 27, 2016 | Dick Yarbrough Syndicated columnist | Opinion


Smith wins Long County probate judge runoff

Bobby Smith will be the next probate judge in Long County, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's runoff.

July 26, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Robert Long survives another close race in Long County commissioners D2 runoff

Incumbent Robert Long has survived his second close race in a tightly fought Democratic primary for his District 2 seat on the Long County Board ...

July 26, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


As feds file suit over health insurance deals, Georgia postpones hearing

The state's Department of Insurance on Thursday postponed a hearing scheduled for this week on the Aetna-Humana merger after federal antitrust officials filed suit ...

July 26, 2016 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | State, National


BI student elected as state 4-H VP

Georgia 4-H'ers elected nine new individuals to represent them on the Georgia 4-H State Board of Directors during the recent State 4-H Council.

July 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Recycling makes more than cents

A plastic bottle can be tossed out and end up as litter, tossed in a trashcan and end up in a landfill, or tossed into ...

July 26, 2016 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


Demolition of men's store sparks memories

The big yellow machine pushed on the wall and it came crashing down, creating a loud noise, as I stood inside Hinesville City Hall. I ...

July 26, 2016 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle


Woman allegedly cashed check after depositing it

Reports filed recently with the Hinesville Police Department include:

July 26, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety


Area leadership class seeks members

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals across 10 counties, is calling for nominations for the 2017 course.

July 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Cooks, vendors sought for Blues, Brew & BBQ

The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 13th annual Blues, Brews & BBQ.

July 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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