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Clubs keep students involved

When they aren't learning the all-important reading, writing and 'rithmetic, Liberty County students find themselves gravitating to other on-campus opportunities to expand their horizons. Arts, music, athletics and civic participation top the list of popular clubs, but growing in popularity are organizations that help students improve themselves as members of society.

August 16, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

September is Preparedness Month

This year's hurricane season continues to stir up the occasional glance oceanward, but as flash floods, severe storms and wildfires cause devastation in other parts of the country, the time seems right to declare September National Preparedness Month.

August 16, 2010 | Staff report | Hurricane 101

Long Commission chairman to continue

Long County Commission Chairman Bobby Walker withdrew his resignation last week, opting instead to stay on as the panel's leader until Dec. 31. In June, Walker said he was stepping down after questions surfaced about his role in having members of his family employed by the county. In July, he said he would stay on as chairman until the commission's August meeting. Now Walker says he thinks it would be best for the county if he stuck around.

August 16, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Hinesville Police blotter for Aug. 15

Aug. 8 • Burglary – forced entry. Wildwood Drive

August 16, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety

Even squirrels think it's too hot in Georgia

I love the state of Georgia better than apple butter, but sometimes the place can try my patience. Like right now. It is just too hot.

August 16, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion

Candidates' antics likely scared voters

Thankfully, the name calling and mudslinging that presented itself as a runoff is over and done with. After a race that sank state politics to some pretty low places, Republican Nathan Deal narrowly edged out fellow GOP member Karen Handel to win the right to face Democrat Roy Barnes in November.

August 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Opinion

Expressing emotion is OK

Taking walks down memory lane is sometimes painful when your fondest memories are of a man who is currently deployed to Iraq. The wedding photos I planned to frame and hang on my bedroom walls two months ago are still sitting in their box. And I'm still nervously glancing at them from across the room, knowing that I'll cry the minute I start to look through them.

August 16, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Advice/Columnists

Long County grateful to Hinson Mosley

Editor, I am writing this letter to honor and pay tribute to Hinson Mosley. Mosley was born in Hazlehurst on Oct. 21, 1932. He is the youngest of five children born to Nan Lou and Robert Mosley. After attending schools in Laurens, Dodge, Jeff Davis, Pierce and Wayne counties, he graduated in Screven, Georgia.

August 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor

What, no China trip for BoE members?

Editor, I'm wondering why the Liberty County Board of Education does not have representatives on the China fiasco. They are really good at wasting money, too.

August 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor

Sound off for Aug. 15

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:

August 16, 2010 | Anonymous calls | Sound off

Pastor busy fishing for souls

Earl D. Williams, pastor of Wilderness Baptist Church in Midway, loves to fish, but seldom has the time to enjoy his hobby. He said he's too busy fishing for souls.

August 16, 2010 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

Church, where are you?

Growing up in church has given me a unique perspective on walking the Christian walk. I've had opportunities to share the room with gifted men and women of God. Generally, as pastors and parishioners, we're able to quote scripture dealing with the "fruits of the spirit" - love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, faith, etc. However, we all know that quoting scripture and actually practicing what you preach are two separate things.

August 16, 2010 | By Pastor Richard Hayes Columnist | Faith

Courier building wins Win-dex Award

August 16, 2010 | Staff report | Business News

Locals move in military careers

Air Force Airman 1st Class Richard D. Rhodes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | About People

Deputy commanders get new orders

On Wednesday, the Department of Defense released a list of Army generals who will soon receive new assignments. Two of the officers on the list are currently deployed to Iraq from Fort Stewart.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Military

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Senate passes bills ahead of Crossover Day

As we complete legislative days 19 through 22, we find ourselves just six legislative days away from the Crossover Day deadline – the date whereby a ...

February 20, 2018 | Sen. Blake Tillery | Opinion

Liberty to celebrate Small Business Week

Liberty County and Hinesville will celebrate Georgia Small Business Week from March 19-23 by featuring small local businesses in various events and promotions sponsored by ...

February 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Business News

State tax revenues jump 16 percent in year

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Georgia's net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.57 billion, for an increase of $368.2 million ...

February 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Business News

Georgia drops in Well-Being Index

Georgia dropped from 29th to 31st in a measurement that reflects how people feel about and experience their daily lives.

February 20, 2018 | By Georgia Health News | Public Safety

Students win regional poetry contest

Two seniors from Liberty County captured two of the three slots to advance from regional to state Poetry Out Loud competition.

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

Birth: Faith Alberta Annette LeCounte

Faith Alberta Annette LeCounte was born at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 19, 2017, to Shalena Summersett of Glennville and Darrell LeCounte of Riceboro.

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations

Don't be over eager pruning crape myrtles

It is a sure sign that pruning season has begun when I start noticing crape myrtles with their heads lopped off.

February 19, 2018 | By Ashley Hoppers Extension agent | Business News

Marne Club's basket auction is March 3

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will have its annual basket auction on March 3 at Club Stewart.

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | COASTAL LIVING

Sound off for Feb. 19

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor motives. You may also ...

February 19, 2018 | Anonymous calls | Sound off

Sorority sets bowling social for Feb. 25

The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a free Go Red bowling event from 3-7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Marne ...

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

'Toy' stolen AR-15 style rifle causes stir

From Hinesville Police Department reports:

February 19, 2018 | Staff report | Public Safety

Oatland Island Spring Celebration to highlight fiber arts

Oatland Island Wildlife Center will have a Spring Celebration and Sheep Shearing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10. The center is ...

February 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING

Hinesville man arrested after standoff

A standoff between police and a man who barricaded himself and his mother in their South Maple Drive home Saturday night ended peacefully about an ...

February 18, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news

NAACP Community Mass Meeting set for Feb. 24

The Liberty County Branch NAACP will hold a Community Mass Meeting on African-American and Women Entrepreneurship from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at ...

February 18, 2018 | Coastal Courier | COASTAL LIVING

Bradwell, Long County boys moving on to round two

Bradwell Institute and Long County are advancing to the second round of the boys' state basketball tournament.

February 17, 2018 | Staff | Sports

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