Editor, The Liberty County Commission and Development Authority leaders poured millions of dollars into MidCoast Regional Airport. Now they are spending millions more to extend one of the four runways from 5,000 to 6,500 feet. Why? Are they planning on implementing nonstop commercial air service?
October 28, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion
October is Clergy Appreciation Month, and I encourage everyone reading this article to spread the word to say "thanks" to a pastor.
October 28, 2014 | By Pastor K.E. Brown Columnist | Faith
Time Magazine has stirred up a education firestorm with an article highlighting and seeming to endorse Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to reform education by smashing teacher tenure.
October 28, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
Last month, when we visited our old home place, I saw a wild persimmon tree growing in the edge of Sally's yard. It was full of persimmons, and some were ripe.
October 28, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle
A'Leynna Nevaeh Dorsey was born at 8:31 p.m. Oct. 1 to Leynna Dilmatt Ringang of Midway and Devin Draco Dorsey of Midway.
October 28, 2014 | Staff Report | Celebrations
The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that the 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters will deploy to Afghanistan next month to assume their role as the U.S. Forces Afghanistan National Security Element. The deployment will include a supporting element in Qatar and a liaison in Kuwait. Approximately 200 Soldiers are scheduled for the 12-month deployment in support of the Resolute Support Mission.
October 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military
This happened years ago. Mama was alive then, so it's been seven or eight years. I hadn't thought about in almost that many years but when it came to mind the other day, I took to studying on it and how the circumstances and opportunities of life's journey can be so fascinating.
October 28, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee held its final meeting prior to the second annual Veterans Salute at Bryant Commons at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
October 28, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military
Liberty County School System employees now have one more reason to look forward to the holidays.
October 28, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
OK, I admit it - a few months ago, I suffered from a very short-lived bout of baby fever. I'm happy to announce, however, that I've fully recovered.
October 28, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion
In the film "The Lord of the Rings," the diminutive Pippin is dismayed when he learns the journey to save Middle Earth might require him to miss one of the hobbit's customary seven meals.
October 28, 2014 | By Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Hot Topics
For many people who need prescription drugs, high prices present huge road blocks. However, an app might help save money.
October 28, 2014 | By Bill Gephardt KSL | Hot Topics
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for September was 8.2 percent, down 0.9 percent from 9.1 percent in August, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
October 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
The media player at left holds a copy of the sample ballot that ran in Sunday's Coastal Couirer. You can download it by clicking on the icon in the playerl.
October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | News
District 5 Commissioner Gary Gilliard recently was the guest speaker to a group of senior citizens in Walthourville to discuss SPLOST. Gilliard was invited by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray. "They asked some interesting questions and kept me on my toes, but I enjoyed my visit with them," Gilliard said.
October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle
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ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's GeorgiaBEST program will be featured in a live Twitter chat from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday.
October 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.
October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports
Operation Rising Star
October 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.
October 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business
A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.
October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.
October 14, 2014 | Staff Report | News
The Liberty County School System Technology Department is offering an "App-tastic" App of the Month to all teachers.
October 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
RICHMOND HILL - The Richmond Hill Rotary Club and Georgia Game Changers raised over $2,500 on Saturday to help eradicate polio during the Pacing for Polio 5K fundraiser at J.F. Gregory Park.
October 08, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Lifestyle
If I die anytime soon - and I have no plans to do so at the moment - please see that the first paragraph of my obituary reads, "He was past president of the University of Georgia National Alumni Association." You can save for later paragraphs the part about my being often mistaken for Brad Pitt and my uncanny ability to put commas where they don't belong.
October 08, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
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October 08, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
SNF Floquip has announced it will double its Midway Industrial Park plant, investing about $7 million in the expansion.
October 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
Three local veterans representing three different wars sat down together to talk about their recent trip to Washington, D.C., with the Honor Flight Savannah but also to share and compare war stories from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
October 08, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Local news
The 33rd annual Long County Wildlife Festival is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at the festival site adjacent to Darwell Long Road. The event will feature arts and crafts, a petting zoo, a kid's playland, an archery range, a turkey shoot, karaoke, a catfish pond, a shotgun raffle, a pig chase and other exhibits and demonstrations. Food also will be available. Becky Fowler said the Long County Wildlife Festival committee supports local schools, businesses and other ventures, including Relay for Life and the Smiley Elementary Trunk-or-Treat. For information, call Fowler at 545-2167 or 610-5784, or Beverly ...
October 08, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
October 08, 2014 | Staff Report | News