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Deployed couple's moms meet at welcome home

Fay Yee stood in the stands at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, her eyes red and puffy from crying.

February 20, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Lifestyle

Hinesville hosts first homeless summit

Assistant City Manager Kenneth Howard hosted Hinesville's first Homeless Information Summit Wednesday, bringing advocates from city, state and national organizations to fight what the mayor said is a major problem for Hinesville.

February 20, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | News

Bryan County BoE fires superintendent

Bryan County school board members voted 4-3 to oust Superintendent Sallie Brewer during a called meeting Thursday night.

Associate Superintendent John Oliver was appointed to replace her until a full time successor is named.

February 20, 2009 | By Gina Sutherland Bryan County News | News

Sports briefs for Feb. 20, 2009

CYS registration now open

February 20, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters

Game Day for Feb. 20, 2009


February 20, 2009 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters

Chairmain wants more 'dwell time' for troops

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., Feb. 20, 2009 - The nation's top military officer expressed concern here yesterday about servicemembers and their families "toughing it out" with frequent deployments and little time together between those deployments.

February 20, 2009 | By Samantha L. Quigley American Forces Press Service | Military

Pre-pay utility bill starts way through House

ATLANTA - Few proposals this legislative session have sparked as much acrimony as a Senate measure that paves the way for Georgia Power to begin charging ratepayers early for a $14 billion nuclear expansion.

The plan, which would effectively increase an average Georgia Power customer's monthly electric bill by about $1.30 starting in 2011, passed the Senate last week. But critics hope they can cripple - or at least delay - the measure as it works its way through the House.

February 19, 2009 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National

Sunday sales being reformulated

ATLANTA - Sunday sales is back for another round.

Backers of a measure to allow Georgia stores to sell booze on the Sabbath launched a fresh push on Wednesday, arguing the state's struggling economy could use the extra revenue. They are also looking to link the bill this year with one that would crack down on those who sell alcohol to minors.

February 19, 2009 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | State, National

List of Braves' recruiting failures gets longer

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jake Peavy. A.J. Burnett. Rafael Furcal. John Smoltz.

Now, Ken Griffey Jr.

February 19, 2009 | By Paul Newberry AP Sports writer | Sports

Storms rake over state

ATLANTA - One person was killed and at least 7 were injured when tornadoes, thunderstorms and hail downed trees and power lines in a sweep across Georgia and Alabama, authorities said Thursday.

The National Weather Service planned to send out teams to check on possible tornado touchdowns after the severe weather front moved through from Wednesday afternoon into the night.

February 19, 2009 | Associated Press | State, National

Idol picks three finalists

LOS ANGELES - Tatiana Del Toro had something else to cry about. The emotional 28-year-old crooner from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was one of nine "American Idol" semifinalists sent packing Wednesday.

Del Toro, whom judge Simon Cowell called a "drama queen" after her performance Tuesday, bawled after she wasn't selected to continue in the "Fox" singing competition.

February 19, 2009 | By Derrik J. Lang AP entertainment writer | Things to Do

February library events

Live Oak Public Libraries' February programs

• Preschool story time

February 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education

Sound off for Feb. 18

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 876-FREE

February 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Things to Do

This week's horoscopes

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some unsettling facts about a past situation could come to light. And while you'd love to deal with it immediately, it's best to get more information to support your case.

February 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Things to Do

Midway doubles police force

Midway doubled the size of its police force last week when Mayor Don Emmons swore in two new officers at the February city council meeting.

February 18, 2009 | Staff Report | News

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Teen years don't cause sociopathic behavior

A recent caller to my syndicated radio show (Saturdays, 6 p.m. EST, American Family Radio) objected to advice I dispensed concerning a teenage girl ...

November 29, 2015 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Living well

'Personalized medicine' helps some heart patients

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - In the weeks and months after a patient gets a heart stent, blood clots can pose a major threat to recovery. Now, University ...

November 29, 2015 | By Doug Bennett University of Florida Health | Living well

Former Liberty County deputy is laid to rest

A large group of family, friends and fellow law-enforcement officers said goodbye Tuesday to a Georgia Ports Authority police officer and former Liberty County sheriff ...

November 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety

Both Bradwell Tiger teams split at Joe Greene


November 28, 2015 | By John Wood Coastal Courier correspondent | Sports

Fire destroys Walthourville mobile home

A Walthourville woman's home was destroyed in a fire early Saturday morning.

November 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety

New Savannah museum focuses on military history

SAVANNAH - The Webb Military Museum is now open in downtown Savannah and features military artifacts from the Civil War to the present.

November 28, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Things to do

Honor roll: Miidway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:

November 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Hospital opens remodeled gift shop

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting Nov. 18 for Cloud 9, the remodeled and renamed gift shop at Liberty Regional Medical ...

November 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business

L/LCFD chief explains medical protocols

Editor, When I was hired as chief of the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department, I looked at what calls we were responding to. We want ...

November 27, 2015 | Staff Report | Opinion

Metro Hinesville unemployment drops slightly

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for October was 6.1 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from ...

November 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business

High-schoolers teach preschoolers about bullying

Bethany Gilliam's third-year early childhood education class went into the Long County High School preschool classroom to teach the preschoolers early last month.

November 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Rural health care is very important

Editor, Nov. 19 was National Rural Health Day, an opportunity to celebrate the "can do" spirit of our rural communities. On this day, we honored ...

November 27, 2015 | Staff Report | Opinion

Ludowici student inducted into honor society

BATON ROUGE, La. - Melissa Long of Ludowici was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest collegiate honor society ...

November 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Dorchester Academy receives $5,000 from Kinder Morgan

Dorchester Academy, one of the first schools for African-Americans in Georgia and a National Historic Landmark, announced that it received a $5,000 gift from ...

November 26, 2015 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Optim Health hires new chief executive

SAVANNAH - Optim has hired David Castleberry as the new Optim System CEO. He will have responsibility for the physician-owned Optim Medical Center-Tattnall, Optim Medical Center-Jenkins ...

November 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business

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