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Atlanta Braves launch All-Star Student Achievers Program presented by Chick-Fil-A

The Atlanta Braves and Chick-Fil-A have teamed up to reward students for academic excellence with the All-Star Student Achievers Program.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Sports

Green Bay Packers QB Brett Favre retires after 17 seasons

After flirting with retirement for years, Brett Favre means it this time. The Green Bay Packers quarterback quit after a 17-season career in which he dazzled fans with his grit, heart and rocket of an arm.

March 19, 2008 | By Chris Jenkins AP Sports Writer | Sports

Deeds for Feb. 11-15

The following warranty deeds were filed with Liberty County Clerk of Court Barry Wilkes' office from Feb. 11-15. The listings include the names of the sellers and buyers, the book and page where the deed can be found in deed books maintained in the clerk's office, the transfer tax (which gives an estimate of the price paid, based on $1 per $1,000) and a description of the property, which may be the subdivision and/or Georgia Militia District where it is located. Refer to the accompanying map for the GMD numbers.

March 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Business

Falcons release Warrick Dunn after signing Turner

ATLANTA- The Atlanta Falcons released running back Warrick Dunn on Monday, one day after signing free agent Michael Turner.

March 19, 2008 | Associated Press | Sports

Stewart wins safety award

A senior Army leader presented Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield with an Army safety award during a ceremony at the main post chapel here Thursday.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

Georgia's unemployment rate rises sharply

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor reported the state's unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in January, up six-tenths of a percent from 4.6 percent in December.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Business

Health officials fight smoking in schools

Marsha Pierce, coordinator for School Health Programs from the Coastal Health District, presented six Tobacco Free School signs, one for each campus, to BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker at the last Liberty County Board of Education meeting.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education

State recruiting pre-K providers

ATLANTA -- Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is looking for eligible providers to serve children and families in Liberty County in Georgia's Pre-K Program site.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education

HOPE information sessions at STC

SAVANNAH -- The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too -- it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

March 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Allenhurst in 1910

Lisa Dunlevie recently asked for information on Allenhurst and the Dunlevie house. She lives in California and her 90-year-old father-in-law is Jack Dunlevie, son of Ernest Dunlevie, who built the Dunlevie Lumber Co.

March 18, 2008 | By Margie Love Columnist | Advice/Columnists

County kills too many stray animals.

Editor, The current law for Liberty County Animal Control in Hinesville, Georgia, calls for euthanasia of cats every Tuesday morning, and euthanasia of dogs every Thursday morning. Dogs that come into the facility without a collar, have only 5 days before they are euthanized. I have not seen the facility at full capacity since I have been rescuing out of it, which has been over the past 9 months. It makes no sense to euthanize healthy, young animals when space is available. I would like to at least see the current law changed from euthanizing every week, to euthanizing due ...

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Letters to the Editor

Blacks were on both sides during Civil War

In 1861, there were roughly 4 million free and enslaved blacks in the Southern states, including Liberty County.

March 18, 2008 | By Nicholas Rorro Sr. Columnist | Advice/Columnists

Fire takes home from family of six

A fire in Walthourville Friday afternoon left a family of six homeless.

March 18, 2008 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety

Seeing an eagle over the marsh

Goodwill donations: I dropped by the Goodwill store last week, several days after I had donated eight boxes of "stuff" and only saw one item on the shelf that I had donated. Hmmmmm.

March 18, 2008 | By Dot Moss Columnist | Advice/Columnists

The fourth branch of government

Georgia needs a new constitution. We haven't adopted a new one since 1983. Before that, the Peach State regularly rolled out new constitutions at the rate of one about every 20 years since the Civil War.

March 18, 2008 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion

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Two pups rescued from trash bags

It's a story all too familiar to Meike Wilder, who rescues animals for the nonprofit organization Carpathia Paws.

October 04, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news

Voter registration deadline is Monday

Time is running out to register for participation in the November municipal elections.

October 03, 2015 | Staff report | Local news

Candidate forum set for Monday

Voters will soon have a chance to meet the candidates in Liberty County's municipal elections.

October 03, 2015 | Staff report | Local news

Update: Police foil bank robbery, name suspect

Police arrested a suspected bank robber Friday after a witness reported that one of the Ameris Bank branches in Hinesville was possibly being robbed.

October 02, 2015 | By Patty Leon and Caitlin Kenney Staff Writers | Public Safety

‘The Intern’ is surprisingly good

I'm actually at a loss for words, so I'll get straight to the point. "The Intern" is one of the most-pleasant surprises of ...

October 02, 2015 | By Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Depp carries ‘Black Mass’ to high grade

Johnny Depp's career has been in a slump the last few years, with bombs such as the bloated "The Lone Ranger," the unnecessarily baffling

October 02, 2015 | Justin Hall | Lifestyle

Georgia Energy Star sales-tax holiday starts Friday

Georgia's annual sales-tax holiday for energy-efficient Energy Star products starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday and runs through midnight Sunday.

October 01, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business

Does Midway councilman feel left out?


October 01, 2015 | By Staff Report | Opinion

This legislator’s gift will matter

If you tried to find a state legislator who opposed the HOPE Scholarship, you couldn't do it.The lottery-funded program that pays college tuition ...

October 01, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Opinion

Aliens reluctant to invade Earth

Knock! Knock! "Open the door, please!"

October 01, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough | Opinion

Thornton dismissed from team

Sports Illustrated and the Associated Press are both reporting that former Liberty County High School running back, Shadrach Thornton has been dismissed from the North ...

September 30, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

Sound Off Sept. 30

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733 ...

September 30, 2015 | Anonymous callers | Sound off

Lake George vehicle break-ins investigated

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating 40 vehicle break-ins that occurred in the Lake George community, Sheriff Steve Sikes said.

September 30, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety

Healthy Hinesville 5K set for Oct. 10

Registration for the third Annual Healthy Hinesville 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 10 is open.

September 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports

Ga. oyster harvest opens Thursday

Georgia's territorial waters will reopen to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 7 a.m. Thursday.

September 30, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports

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