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Student on LaGrange dean's list

LaGRANGE - Shari Nicole Garrett of Hinesville was recently named to the LaGrange College spring semester dean's list.

June 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Honor rolls


Sound off for June 14

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

June 15, 2009 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Class of 2009 baccalaureate

Baccalaureates used to be a regular part of graduation activities, both at the collegiate and high school levels. However, within the past 25 years, it has almost disappeared.

June 15, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Toddler drowns Sunday

A two and a half year old boy, Johnny Matson, drowned Sunday evening, according to Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.

It happened shortly after 8 p.m., in 1300 Seabrook Island Drive.

June 15, 2009 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Sports briefs for June 14, 2009

St. James camp

June 15, 2009 | Satff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Game Day for June14, 2009

Today

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Hinesville Police blotters for June 14

• Driving under the influence/resisting arrest/terroristic threats

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Hammerheads open swim season

On June 8, the Liberty County Recreation Department swim team, the Hammerheads, hosted its first swim meet for the season at Stafford pool, pitting first-timers and veterans against swimmers from five other counties.

June 15, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Trout a common catch right now

Hello friends and fellow fishermen, Tight Line Jr. here. Ol' Tight Line says hello to everyone, and he hopes you are doing well and catching fish.

June 15, 2009 | Allen and Donnie Branch Tight Line column | Outdoors/Recreation


Irrigation woes plague new field

The board of education is still paying for the construction of Libert County High School's Donell Woods Stadium and they passed a motion Tuesday to accept a $328,658 bid from Titan Golf Services to correct irrigation issues that have left the field saturated and soggy.

June 15, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Coastal Electric board gets new members

Some 800 residents voted to change leadership in Coastal Electric Cooperative last week and two newcomers were welcomed to the board of directors.

June 15, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Business


Local lands record barracuda

Liberty County resident angler Kenny Fusell caught a world record Pacific barracuda along the coast of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica on June 4. The International Game Fishing Association recently opened a new category for barracuda declaring them a game fish in the Pacific. Fusell shows off his prize catch along with captain and friend Bobby McGuinness, IGFA's captain of the year 2006. The Fish weighed 5.2 pounds and was later consumed at happy hour. Fussell would like to thank "Pato" for guarding the fish with his life.

June 15, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Pundits overestimating Barnes bid for governor

Whoa! Whoa! Hold on a second. Yes, I know former Gov. Roy Barnes has announced that he is running again in 2010, but before all the political pundits, pollsters and press folk give him the job, there is the little matter of getting elected first.

June 15, 2009 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


DOT following rules on road needs around store

Editor, Regarding the June 3 letter to the editor by Joe Raymer asking for an investigation of the Georgia Department of Transportation's handling of his request for a driveway permit on State Route 57 in Long County, the DOT welcomes any such inquiry.

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Cap-and-trade emissions market would cost consumers

Editor, I am afraid that, in a rush to judgment, the Pelosi Democrats in Congress will enact a cap-and-trade energy tax that will have dramatic negative effects on our entire economy by causing significant increases in the cost of power generation.

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


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HFD offers grilling safety tips for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, many are gearing up to celebrate the unofficial kickoff of the summer season by firing up the ...

May 23, 2016 | Buy Kristian Johanson Guest columnist | Opinion


Historic sites set Junior Ranger camps

Area state historic sites are gearing up for Junior Ranger Camps early next month.

May 23, 2016 | Staff report | Things to do


Where is God?

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

May 23, 2016 | By Bishop Kevin L. Betton Sr. Columnist | Faith


Hometown News editor digs into Raymond Cooper's shenanigans

With six weeks to go until the "election of the century," Raymond Cooper was feeling pretty good about his prospects. His plan, it seemed, was ...

May 23, 2016 | By Kevin Slimp Columnist | Opinion


Sound off for May 23

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers do not identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor motives. Call 876-3733. You may also ...

May 23, 2016 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Long County's Scott signs with LaGrange

Long County football standout Brendon Scott signed papers Tuesday to play for LaGrange College next year.

May 23, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Weigh your vote for sheriff carefully

Editor, It's that wonderful time again when politicians seeking office put on their best (and worst) theatrical performances in an attempt to convince voters ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff Report | Opinion


Long County breaks ground for new school

The Long County School System broke ground Tuesday for a new school to serve grades three through eight.

May 23, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


Gold beats black in Liberty spring scrimmage

With only nine days of spring football practice under the Panthers' collective belts, it was understandable that Liberty County didn't exactly look razor sharp ...

May 23, 2016 | Staff report | Sports


Memorial Day at Fort Morris

Fort Morris State Historic Site will mark Memorial Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 30 with hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to do


Realty board supports ESPLOST

The Hinesville Area Board of Realtors presented $1,000 Thursday to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce to support the ESPLOST campaign.

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Will your name be called?

This past week, I went to a school's Honor's Day recognition program.

May 21, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Police: Man flees officers in Allenhurst, is run over by his vehicle

A Liberty County deputy patrolling the St. Johns Road area in Allenhurst around 3 a.m. Saturday following a rash of vehicle break-ins spotted a ...

May 21, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


House fire displaces Hinesville family

An early Saturday morning fire has displaced a Hinesville family.

May 21, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


How to make your life count

Recently, I read "Why They Stay." The book discusses reasons that young people give for their continuing to be involved in church life.

May 20, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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