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Liberty, Long polling places

Here are the polling places for Tuesday's voting. As usual polls will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

November 15, 2008 | Staff report | Election 2008


Fundamentals of constitutional amendments

ATLANTA - Georgia voters are presented this election with three proposed amendments to the state constitution; each changing various tax programs. These amendments were placed on the ballot due to a constitutional majority, two-thirds vote by the state Senate and the House. Following is a breakdown of each proposed amendment.

November 15, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Election 2008


Classic music concert Sunday downtown

The Hinesville Area Arts Council will have a Classical Music Concert in Main Street Park Sunday. The free afternoon concert begins at 3 and will feature the Savannah Sinfonietta. The flute and string trio will perform in the gazebo.

November 15, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Printing error in Friday's paper

Because of a printer error Friday's Coastal Courier has pages 4A and 5A reproduced twice, once in both the A and B sections.

November 15, 2008 | Staff report | News


Petreaus takes helm of Central Command

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2008 - Army Gen. David H. Petraeus assumed leadership of the U.S. military command charged with helping to build peace in a tough and war-torn part of the world today.

November 15, 2008 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | Military


Hinesville's oldest church having homecoming

The First United Methodist Church Of Hinesville will celebrate homecoming Sunday, Nov. 2. A special worship service, which begins at 11 a.m., will combine the homecoming festivities with All Saints Sunday and Holy Communion.

November 15, 2008 | By Judy Shippey Correspondent | LIBERTY LIFE


MACE blotter from October

According to Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force Commander Al Cato, tips received by individuals in the community are routinely checked out by agents. Cato said he encourages members of the community to call if they suspect drug or other illegal activities are taking place in their neighborhoods. Four of the incidents in this report came from vigilant community members.

November 15, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety


Election results on GPB's TV, radio, web

Georgia Public Broadcasting is continuing its reputation of providing in-depth, quality news and public affairs programming for Georgians by offering national and statewide local Election Night coverage across multiple content platforms - GPB Radio, www.gpb.org, GPB Television, and its new digital television channel GPB Knowledge.

November 15, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Election 2008


'Supporter' hurting McCain, campaign process

When simple minded people cannot think of a valid criticism, they often resort of name-calling.

November 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Opinion


Clocks back Saturday p.m.-Sunday a.m.

ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this weekend.

November 15, 2008 | Staff report | LIBERTY LIFE


Army begins study of soldier suicides

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2008 - The Army and the National Institute of Mental Health have begun a five-year, $50 million research program into the factors behind soldier suicides and how to prevent them, Army Secretary Pete Geren told reporters at the Pentagon yesterday.

November 14, 2008 | By J.D. Leipold Special to American Forces Press Service | Military


Sound off for Oct. 29

Here are some of the issues that area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the Courier does not assure that they are true. And we do not know what motivated the callers.

November 13, 2008 | Anonymous calls | Things to Do


Long County Sheriff's Department gets funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Congressional funding for improvements to the Long County Sheriff's Department has been approved by the House in the 2008 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The funding of $330,886, secured by Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., will be used to acquire equipment, hire personnel and fund a community education program.

November 13, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


Kingston failing environment

Editor, Well, the environmental report card is out and again Congressman Jack Kingston had a perfect score - zero percent. The League of Conservation Voters, a non-partisan environmental group, gives politicians a score annually, based on their voting record. The Congressman's abysmal record in protecting the environment hurts everyone, resulting in high gasoline prices to polluted waters affecting our shrimpers to a lack of protection for our barrier islands.

November 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor


YMCA festival reset for Nov. 8

Liberty County YMCA's fourth annual Fall Festival, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, has been rescheduled due to rain.

November 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Things to Do


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Business owners complain about club

A Hinesville nightclub is drawing complaints from neighboring business owners.

December 04, 2016 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


City, BoE adopt rollback millage rates

The Liberty County Board of Education and City of Hinesville have rolled back millage rates for 2016 property taxes.

December 04, 2016 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


Things you rarely hear or see anymore

Editor: What happened to politeness and courtesy? You rarely hear, "please," "thank you," "you're welcome" and "excuse me." People have become so egocentric that ...

December 03, 2016 | Staff Report | Opinion


Fire destroys Long County mobile home

Two people were displaced when their mobile home was destroyed by fire Friday night in Long County.

December 03, 2016 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | Local news


CASA's dancing stars put kids first

Meet the contestants of the 2017 Atlantic Area CASA Dancing with the Stars of the Coastal Empire - Joey Prince, Maria Sowell, Margit Williams, Nina Dean ...

December 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King and Dan Scott Coastal Courier | Local news


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary SChool recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

December 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


'Allied' has trite story; carried by great acting

"Allied" is a romantic thriller that could best be described as "Casablanca" meets "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." The movie is positively old-fashioned. The film making ...

December 02, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Final debris sweep to start Dec. 12

CrowderGulf, the debris removal company that Hinesville and Liberty County contracted to remove hurricane debris, will begin its third and final pass Dec. 12.

December 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety


If God can use Peter, he can also use Trump

Editor: Thank you, Will Darsey, for graciously letting me down easy in your response to my letter in the Nov. 16, 2016 edition of the ...

December 01, 2016 | Staff Report | Opinion


Random thoughts on random stuff

God bless America and God bless Mount Paran Christian School in Cobb County. Before a recent football playoff game, every player on the team came ...

December 01, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Courier to stream Christmas parade

Technology permitting, the Coastal Courier plans to live-stream the 2016 Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 20th annual Illuminated Christmas parade.

December 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Army to convert IBCT to ABCT on Stewart

The Army will convert the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team to an Armor Brigade Combat Team, it was announced Wednesday in multiple ...

December 01, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Military


Grant to help teacher start robotics program

Becky Busby plans to use a $2,500 grant to take Frank Long Elementary School to the next level.

November 30, 2016 | By Tiffany King and Dan Scott Coastal Courier | Education


Honor roll: Midway Middle School

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

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Remembering Jesup's quirky Roscoe Dean

Friends and relatives who know I work at the state capitol often ask these questions: How can you stand it there? Don't you just ...

November 30, 2016 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion


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