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Fay does little damage in this area

After slamming Florida with floods, tropical storm Fay washed through Hinesville on Friday leaving the city with minimal damage.

September 09, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | News


Tranquil Institute's place in history

After a few years living in Midway, the settlers began moving to higher ground because of the malaria and yellow fever mosquitoes that swarmed in the swamps, killing many family members. Four "retreats," Walthourville, Flemington, Jonesville and Dorchester, soon became permanent homes. Churches and schools were built. Education was second only to religion. The first church building at Gravel Hill Retreat (later changed to Flemington) was built of logs around 1814 by members of Midway who settled there. The log building also was used for a schoolhouse and was named Tranquil Institute. A frame church building was built next to ...

September 09, 2008 | By Margie Love Columnist | Advice/Columnists


Play production did community proud

Editor, Liberty County has outdone itself with the support of my first major live stage production, "Mama Turn the Radio On." The momentum for the play began to reveal itself when tickets for the red carpet night began to go quickly one week prior to the play. It was evident our community was in tune for "Hollywood come to Hinesville."

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Ryan tapped as Falcons starter

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons named Matt Ryan the starting quarterback for the regular season opener against the Detroit Lions on September 7, 2008.

September 09, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Georgia participats in 'Hands Across Border'

ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol and members of the Department of Public Safety's Motor Carrier Compliance Division will join their law enforcement counterparts in neighboring states next week to encourage safe travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday travel period.

September 09, 2008 | Staff report | Public Safety


Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Aug. 24

Aug. 2

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Public Safety


WILD Facts: Beyond the buzz of cicadas

Summer evenings are filled with the sounds of cicadas, large insects with wide-set eyes and transparent, veined wings. In error, some people refer to the non-jumping cicada as a locust, which is a grasshopper relative. Male cicadas attract females by making an extremely loud, rattling buzz with their abdomens. Females respond by clicking their wings.

September 09, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Kayak for a Kure Sept. 13

The first Hugh H. Armstrong Kayak for a Kure event to benefit American Diabetes Association will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, with a kayak paddle and classes for beginners and followed by a celebration including food and beverages, entertainment and health and vendor booths. The cost is $75 per person.

September 09, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


DAV works to serve veterans, their families

Editor, The Hinesville chapter of the DAV, located at 110-A Bagley Street in Hinesville, continues with its primary mission in assisting veterans and their families with filing claims for Veterans Administration benefits and inquiries.

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


Friends of parks group mobilize support after budget cuts

ATLANTA - In light of the recent announcement from DNR Commissioner Noel Holcomb regarding possible state park and historic site closings, Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites is developing an action plan to help mobilize local chapters and members in support of the state park system and to advocate against further cuts to the system's operating budget. The group plans to work with the commissioner, the division and its members to mitigate the impact of the proposed.

September 09, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Atlanta's shadow over Denver convention

Unfortunately for their hopefuls, Democrats may be getting ready to party like it's 1988.

September 09, 2008 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion


Little Eagles Camp, Meet the Eagles Another Success

STATESBORO- Rain showers did not damper the fans' enthusiasm for the upcoming 2008 Georgia Southern football season. Saturday morning (Aug. 23) at Paulson Stadium 174 children signed up to participate in the second annual Little Eagles Camp.

September 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports


Game Day for Aug. 22

Friday

September 06, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Fay keeps coastal residents on toes

On Tuesday, local weather experts predicted Fay would bring flooding. David Stooksbury, state climatologist, said, "flooding will be the story of Fay. Where, exactly, is the question." So far, Fay hasn't disappointed, dropping 20 to 30 inches of rain in some areas of Florida.

September 06, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | News


Food Lion's second store here nearing completion

Food Lion is set to open a new store at 2389 W. Highway 196 in Hinesville later this fall. The store will be Food Lion's second in Hinesville, and the city's fourth grocery store overall.

September 06, 2008 | By Caroline Gotler Correspondent | Business


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Fear lone-wolf attacks the most

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July 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Opinion


Free class registration at Armstrong

Armstrong State University will host a one-day event for new students to complete applications, be admitted and register for fall classes. All application fees will ...

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


What is right is eternal

The Old Testament holds many lessons for man today. The law of Christ is what man should be following today, but lessons can be learned ...

July 28, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Gov. Deal announces Georgia school tax-free holiday weekend

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend will take place this Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31.

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


More than 200 marijuana plants seized from Lake George home

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office on Monday seized a large amount of homegrown marijuana near Midway.

July 28, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Brig. Gen. McAteer to join U.S. Africa Command

The chief of staff of the Army announced Thursday afternoon future assignments for Fort Stewart leadership.

July 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Military


Georgia Power warns off Pokémon Go players

ATLANTA - As thousands of Georgians seek to #CatchEmAll while playing the mobile Pokémon Go game, Georgia Power reminds players to keep safety in mind ...

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Port wins clean air award

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority has received a 2016 Clean Air Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for its electric rubber-tired gantry crane program ...

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sound off for July 27

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July 28, 2016 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


Republican Party’s end approaches

Editor,

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Opinion


Hospice Savannah keeps accreditation

SAVANNAH - By demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission's national standards for health-care quality and safety, Hospice Savannah has again earned the group's Gold ...

July 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Metro Hinesville unemployment jumps to 6 percent

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for June was 6 percent, up 1 percentage point from May ...

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Business


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


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