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State internet access panel to meet in Glennville

ATLANTA - The Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee will have its third meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Glennville Garden Club.

September 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


DJJ launches month-long candidate search

Looking for full-time employment? The Department of Juvenile Justice is offering employment opportunities at DJJ's secure facilities around the state. The agency has launched a month-long candidate search in 10 Georgia communities to fill professional positions for teachers, Registered Nurses (RN) and Juvenile Corrections Officers (JCOs).

September 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


SETA to hold skills day competition

The Savannah Electrical Training Alliance (SETA) will host a Skills Day Competition Oct. 22, the first of its kind in the region.

September 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Wayne County Sheriff's Office seeking missing man

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man who's been missing for nearly a month.

September 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Chamber to hold YouTube workshop

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and CVB will host a YouTube Workshop from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Chamber/CVB offices at 425 West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

September 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Kaepernick’s stand on flag is wrong

Well, the NFL football season is a week away. Usually at this time of year, NFL fans are being treated to an abundance of coverage about the opening week of play and tips on how to draft a dominate fantasy football team.

September 09, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Guest Columnist | Opinion


Local observances for 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

Hinesville

September 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Saluting some of Georgia’s unsung heroes

I spoke recently to the Peace Officers' Association of Georgia at their annual conference in Savannah and was privileged to witness a group of dedicated law enforcement officers being honored by the POAG for their heroism. Here are their stories, much abridged because of space limitations.

September 09, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough Syndicated columnist | Opinion


‘Southside’ a pleasant surprise

This week on "Justin Hall At The Movies," I'll be reviewing President Obama's first date with Michelle in "Southside With You."

September 08, 2016 | By Justin Hall Film critic | LIBERTY LIFE


O’Connor lectures set

The Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home recently announced its line-up of fall lectures. All events, which are free and open to the public, take place at 4 p.m. in the parlor of the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, located at 207 E. Charlton Street on Lafayette Square in downtown Savannah.

September 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | News


Be careful about who you want to send packing

It's a long-established political truism that a presidential race doesn't really start until after Labor Day.

September 08, 2016 | By Tom Crawford Syndicated columnist | Opinion


For and against SPLOST

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September 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Opinion


DoE looking for feedback on ESSA

The Georgia Department of Education and State School Superintendent Richard Woods are urging anyone interested in the future of Georgia's public education system to attend one of eight public feedback sessions on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

September 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


NAACP Liberty County Branch to elect officers

The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP is holding meetings of its general membership to elect officers and at-large members of the executive committee.

September 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


A book you should read

A few weeks ago while I was browsing the book shelves in the Hinesville Goodwill store, a pretty covered hardback book caught my attention. It was "The Widow of the South," a novel by Robert Hicks and published in 2005. I read the flyleaf and thought it would be interesting and hardback books only cost 99 cents there now.

September 08, 2016 | By Margie Love Local columnist | LIBERTY LIFE


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Who will judge the judges? Keep the JQC

There are roughly 2,000 judges in Georgia, serving at every level of the judicial system from the state Supreme Court all the way down ...

September 28, 2016 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion


Sound off for Sept. 28

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

September 28, 2016 | Anonymous calls | Sound off


LeCounte to play in All-American

Richard LeCounte III of Liberty County High School has been selected from more than one million high school football players across the country to play ...

September 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Next-county rivals split games on diamond

Liberty County and Long County battled in Region 2-AAA softball games Thursday and Monday, splitting victories.

September 28, 2016 | Mike Riddle and Patty Leon | Sports


Sports briefs

Sunbury 5K set for Saturday

September 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Sports


Woman arrested for New and Not fire

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a fire Sunday that damaged the New and Not Shop in Hinesville.

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


Pedestrian struck by car dies

A pedestrian hit by a car while crossing East Oglethorpe Highway on Tuesday night has died, according to Hinesville police.

September 28, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Legion Auxiliary honors longtime members

Hinesville American Legion Auxiliary President Anet Owens recently visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici to present continuous membership certificates to two longtime auxiliary members ...

September 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Reactin' takes time

It is with earnest intention that I arise each day and assemble my "to do" list. Somewhere between coffee and barn chores, the day thumbs ...

September 27, 2016 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


Bus driver arrested for DUI on her way to get kids

A Long County school bus driver was arrested for DUI shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday while on her way to pick up students, according ...

September 27, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Ask candidates if they believe in democracy

Twenty-one times during the presidential primaries, candidates took the stage to debate issues important to the American people. Twenty-one times, they faced questions on foreign ...

September 27, 2016 | By Marc Morial and Morris Pearl Guest columnists | Opinion


Former Long County fire chief laid to rest

Former Ludowici and Long County Fire Chief Richard Truman was laid to rest in the town he served Sept. 17.

September 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Donations to hospital may earn tax credits

Under a new law, during the next three years, taxpayers who donate to Liberty Regional Medical Center may be eligible for a tax credit on ...

September 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


World War II veteran turns 90

Melvin M. Mobley Jr. turns 90 Monday and part of the celebration will be a gathering of his large family.

September 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE


Area students earn honors

Donnie Pulliam of Midway, has received a $2,000 scholarship through Scholarships for Military Children Fort Stewart.

September 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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