The American Diabetes Association will be host Diabetes Day at Valdosta theme park, Wild Adventures, on Sept. 22 for all children and teens with diabetes.
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Jena Alford, Bradwell's only senior, led the Lady Tigers to their first win of the season, beating the Windsor Forest Knights 9-2.
After watching Hurricane Dean barrel through the Caribbean over the weekend and thrash Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday, members of the Georgia National Guard are prepared to help with relief efforts, if the hurricane moves northward.
A Hinesville great-grandfather is celebrating a mega Georgia Lottery win. William Hudson matched the first five winning numbers in the Aug. 14 Mega Millions drawing and won $250,000.
Sean Penn spent a week playing journalist in Venezuela. He was in the company of Hugo Chavez, a man with such abiding respect for journalism that he tries to shut down any news operation critical of his move toward tyranny.
Hinesville City Councilmen Charles Frasier recently finished the vertical construction on his retail and office space development on South Main Street near the unfinished Frank Cochran Drive extension. Frasier is currently working on bringing a clothing store to the new development, and said he is eager to satisfy the many requests of nearby residents who have expressed the desire for an eatery on the south side of town.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - An Iraqi man saved the lives of four U.S. soldiers and eight civilians when he intercepted a suicide bomber during a citizens meeting in the town of al-Arafia Aug. 18.
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Ja'syiah Ka'Daryl McLaughlin was born on August 5 at 10:59 a.m. to Laquana Platt of Liberty County and Daryl McLaughlin of Red Springs, N.C. He was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 17 inches. His maternal grandmother is Thersa Platt of Liberty County. His paternal grandfather is John Kelly of Liberty County. He is welcomed by his sister, Nazyah Ayanna McLaughlin.
WAYCROSS - Since the completion of the tagging portion of the flathead catfish project in April and as of Aug. 3, biologists and technicians have removed 2,572 flathead catfish from the Satilla River.
The committee for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship fund has announced the seven recipients of $1,000 scholarships.
Jennifer Meekins and Brent Hammond were united in matrimony on Aug. 3 by Judge Nancy K. Aspinwall in the presence of family.
The first days of school are very exciting, as everyone comes together to make sure that the academic year gets off to a great start.
The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.
Burning the midnight oil implies working overtime, long into the night, to get something done and ultimately to get ahead. But the belief that sacrificing a few hours of sleep for a few more hours of work will lead to higher achievement has been debunked by science.
The second-annual Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, sponsored by La Quinta and the Hinesville Rotary Club, ended with a judging event Friday night.
Dwight Algernon Hines Jr. was born Dec. 4 to Ceera Hines of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Dwight Hines of Miami, Florida. Baby Dwight was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center.
A suspect in the shooting of a Walthourville man during a home invasion Tuesday has been identified by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Georgia has one of the more popular K-12 tuition tax-credit programs in America, which is funded by the private contributions of approximately 18,000 individual taxpayers and 200 corporate taxpayers, who receive a state income-tax credit for their contributions.
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The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department named Ronnell Houston its firefighter of the year during the department's annual Christmas party last Friday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.
A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.
On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 donated toys were parceled out and sent on their way to 1,050 Liberty County children who otherwise likely wouldn't have gifts to open Christmas morning.
Reports filed recently with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Editor, It was so pathetic to see my elected officials sprawled on the sidewalk in front of the historic courthouse in the photo published in Sunday's Courier.
Former Liberty County linebacker and current Ohio State Buckeye Raekwon McMillan was named to ESPN's 2014 True Freshman All-American Team on Monday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Georgia's State Parks can make holiday shopping easy for the outdoor lovers on your list. Give them 36 lakes, 13 Indian mounds, eight golf courses, three forts, one train and a swamp when you wrap up gift cards and memberships for some of Georgia's most beautiful places. Below are a few gift ideas that will last long after the egg nog is gone.