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Act of kindness leads to happy ending

Editor, I was on my way to work a couple of weeks ago, all dressed in my professional attire, and I saw the most upsetting sight, a dog that looked more like a bag of bones than a dog. I pulled over and got out, thinking..., I'm going to be late, and as soon I get out... she stops, turns and wags her tail. It was love at first sight. I see that she is obviously friendly and injured, not to mention starving. So what is a girl to do?

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


Execution still on for this evening

ATLANTA -- A Georgia man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer was set to be executed Tuesday, even though witnesses have backed away from their testimony and questions remain about whether he is truly guilty.

October 08, 2008 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | State, National


High court delays execution

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Supreme Court has given a last-minute reprieve to a Georgia man less than two hours before he was to be executed for the 1989 slaying of an off-duty police officer.

October 08, 2008 | Associated Press | State, National


Soldier suspected of killing others now in Kuwait

The Third Infantry Division soldier suspected in the fatal shootings of two fellow members of the Third Battalion of the Seventh Infantry Regiment, Fourth Brigade Combat Team in Iraq is now in Kuwait awaiting transport to Fort Stewart to face possible charges and court martial. The incident is still under investigation.

October 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


State top educator on morning show

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says her two children were "pretty nervous" for her when she appeared on the Fox television program "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?"

October 08, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


Contracts awarded for Bragg work

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $288 million contract to a Virginia firm to build the new headquarters for two new commands that are relocating to Fort Bragg.

October 08, 2008 | Associated Press | Military


Birding season hits prime along coast

JEKYLL ISLAND (AP) _ Prime birding season is under way on Georgia's coast as fall begins and birds start flying south.

October 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Things to Do


Iraqi Freedom Minute Sept. 21

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Iraqi Freedom Minute Sept. 22

Here's a glimpse of what is going on with U.S. troops in Iraq. It is a military video.

October 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Military


Barbecue was only part of it

"The best quote of the night was from John Thrift during the awards ceremony. Did you hear him? He said, 'This is the best thing my wife ever volunteered me for.'"

October 07, 2008 | By Pat Watkins Staff writer | Things to Do


Georgia Southern Loses on Late Field Goal to Elon

STATESBORO, Ga. - Raja Andrews tied a Georgia Southern single-game record making nine receptions, but Andrew Wilcox's fifth field goal of the game was the difference as the Eagles dropped their Southern Conference opener to Elon, 22-20 at Paulson Stadium. Georgia Southern fell to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the league while Elon improved to 3-1 and 1-0.

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Sports


Berrien resident reels in record longnose gar

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Angler Chad Leonard of Nashville, Georgia (Berrien County) had more than just a great day of fishing on the Alapaha River on Sept. 5 - he managed to catch a new state record. Leonard reeled in a 30-pound, 4-ounce, 56-inch longnose gar, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Game day Sept. 21

Sunday

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Sports briefs for Sept. 21

Twilight Special

October 07, 2008 | Staff report | Schedules/Stats/Rosters


Execution set for Tuesday

JACKSON -- Georgia death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis, who faces lethal injection Tuesday for the 1989 murder of a Savannah police officer, prayed with New York civil rights activist Al Sharpton, the latest well-known figure appealing to spare his life.

October 07, 2008 | Associated Press | State, National


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Fred Allen Nelson III

Fred Allen Nelson III was born at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 to Diamond and Fred Allen Nelson Jr. of Hinesville and Ludowici, respectively.

September 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Part of 84 to close in Walthourville for week

A lane on Highway 84 will be closed daily Monday through Friday for road work at a new convenience store, the Georgia DOT announced Saturday.

September 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


A veteran and his service dog

It's not just people who can make a difference in people's lives.

September 25, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Military


Ogeechee study still inconclusive

About halfway through a three-year project studying the Ogeechee River, Georgia Southern University researchers and their partners offered an update on their progress during a ...

September 25, 2016 | By Hollie Deal Saxon Special to the Courier | Local news


Veterans Salute expanding again

The fourth annual Veterans Salute is on the horizon, and the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is busy finalizing plans.

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Military


Kamden Kham Hoang Nguyen

Kamden Khang Hoang Nguyen was born at 8:13 a.m. Sept. 6 to Duc T.N. Nguyen of Hinesville.

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


The answer is at your fingertips

As human beings we are always wanting answers to a variety of life's questions. It's kind of like a slogan used several years ...

September 24, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Home inspection business opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Sept. 14 for Moe's Home Inspection Services at the Chamber ...

September 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Bradwell, Long play to a 22-22 tie

For the second week in a row, Long County ended its a football game in a deadlock, tying Bradwell Institute 22-22 Friday in Ludowici.

September 24, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Camrynn Samon Bradley

Camrynn Samon Bradley was born at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 6 to Cierra Stokes of Hinesville and Devin Bradley.

September 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations


Listen to God

Recently I was sitting in a football stadium when my phone rang. Honestly, the only reason I knew that it rang was that I felt ...

September 23, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


'Blair Witch' is all toil and trouble

"Blair Witch" is the third installment of a series that began back in 1999 with "The Blair Witch Project" and has now spawned two sequels.

September 23, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do


Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds at airshow

BRUNSWICK - The Royal Canadian Air Forces Snowbirds will headline JLC Airshow Management's inaugural Wings Over the Golden Isles Air Show at Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport ...

September 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Retired deputy reports call from fake IRS agent

Retired Chatham County Sheriff's Department deputy Richard King received a phone call at his Hinesville residence he thinks the public needs to be aware ...

September 23, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Say no to closing judicial process

Two years ago, the Georgia First Amendment Foundation honored the state's Judicial Qualifications Commission for an opinion that strongly discouraged judges from keeping the ...

September 23, 2016 | By Hyde Post Guest columnist | Opinion


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