If Georgia Southern has proven anything in its brief relationship with the Sun Belt Conference, it's that the Eagles shouldn't be taken lightly. The football team rolled to a conference title and the men's basketball team is right in the championship mix.
February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports
One of my friends called me - one of my best friends. There was both urgency and distress in her voice.
February 17, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
This coming Friday, we will celebrate Georgia Arbor Day. If you love and appreciate trees like I do, then please join us in celebration of trees this week by planting a tree and increasing our community tree canopy.
February 17, 2015 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion
The Vietnam War is not a popular subject in the United States, especially considering the thousands of men who were drafted and had to go there and fight, and the families of those whose soldiers did not come back.
February 17, 2015 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle
Anabella Bernadina Castillo-Paulus was born at 8:36 a.m. Dec. 23 to Jessica Castillo-Paulus of Brooklyn, New York, and Emanuel Antonio Paulus of Queens, N.Y.
February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Editor, There is a new House bill going through the state at a very fast pace, and it's not even being discussed like any local gossip would. This is a very important issue for the entire state of Georgia. This bill proposes to take fuel tax off of your local SPLOST, ESPLOST and LOST revenue, which means a significant change in the operations of the county.
February 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Opinion
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes, jail administration and probation officers introduced the idea for a countywide prisoner re-entry program during a meeting last week at the Liberty County Justice Center.
February 17, 2015 | Patty Leon | Public Safety
More than 3,000 soldiers from 3rd Infantry Division will deploy to Europe in March.
February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Military
The Riceboro city council recently voted to increase monthly pay rates for incoming elected officials, according to Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin.
February 17, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
The Georgia Department of Education recently released its College and Career Ready Performance Index scores based on data from the 2013-2014 school year. CCRPI, Georgia's statewide accountability system, was implemented in 2012. It measures individual schools and the district on a 100-point scale. This rating system is designed to help all stakeholders see how schools are performing.
February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
February 17, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety
Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.
February 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Education
The suspect arrested in connection with Wednesday afternoon's drive-by shooting at Waldo Pafford Elementary School was denied bond Friday, according to Hinesville Police Department Detective Gail Poulsen.
February 17, 2015 | By Lewis Levine and Jeremy McAbee | Public Safety
"EXILE," by G.G. Vandagriff, The Orson Whitney Press, $12.99, 311 pages (f)
February 17, 2015 | Hikari Loftus Deseret News | Hot Topics
"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.
February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
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Former Liberty County High School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae is bringing his game back to the United States, according to a report in an Australian newspaper.
February 25, 2015 | Staff report | Sports
Ludowici native and Major League Baseball pitcher Dustin McGowan has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to CBSLA.com.
February 23, 2015 | Staff report | Sports
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes recently presented a check for $4,700 to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter, who serves as the secretary/treasurer for the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes.
February 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news
Smiley Elementary School will host a Parent Teacher Organization meeting and Parent University session starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the school's cafeteria.
February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education
Sign-up for the Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Tominac Fitness Center Pool on Hunter at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28.
February 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:
February 11, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business
Editor, On Dec. 16, 1773, demonstrators destroyed an entire shipment of tea in the Boston Harbor in protest of taxation without representation. Today, we have ultra-taxation with representation. At the rate that we are going, we will just sign over our employment checks and accept the spending money that our government gives us.
February 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Opinion
A man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
February 11, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety
Students at Liberty Elementary School who were listed on the most recent honor roll include:
February 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Education
Waldo Pafford Elementary School was the apparent target of a drive-by shooting about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Hinesville Police Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
February 11, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety
If you watched the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago - and reports say that 114 million of us did - perhaps you saw a portion of the reprehensible behavior of Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin who, after scoring a touchdown, proceeded to mime pulling down his pants and squatting as if on a commode, before dropping the ball to the ground as if using the restroom. The NFL fined Baldwin $11,000, which has to be chump change to this boor. Astonishingly, the incident has gotten very little mention in the media. You can bet this kind of obscene showboating ...
February 11, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
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February 11, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
In the beginning, religious leaders put little energy into biblical teachings about the environment. It was enough to know that God created an earth rich in resources and formed humans in his image to enjoy it.
February 11, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret Media Companies | Faith
The Georgia Senate had a busy week. We held numerous committee meetings to review legislation and listen to testimony either opposing or supporting bills being considered. The committee process is where the bills are vetted before being considered by the Senate, and it is a crucial part of the legislative process.
February 11, 2015 | By State Sen. Ben Watson Special to the Courier | Opinion