A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.
October 22, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith
Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military
Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
October 22, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
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October 22, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
Winn Army Community Hospital has a new command sergeant major.
October 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military
"Bourbon," master distiller Phil Prichard said, "by its very nature, is a traditional American spirit. And, of course, I always like to talk about bourbon."
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News4U
Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office included:
October 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety
Ten years ago, 3rd Infantry Division Artillery was inactivated as the Army transitioned to a modular force. One year ago, the 42nd Fires Brigade was activated at Fort Stewart.
October 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military
For many, October is a month that focuses on Halloween, Columbus Day and breast-cancer awareness.
October 22, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News
A fatal wreck Saturday afternoon on Highway 301 in Long County appears to have ties to an incident that occurred at a Richmond Hill hotel earlier that day.
October 22, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 Wednesday and Thursday to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.
October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
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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
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.
October 14, 2014 | Staff Report | 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
Long County High School's Lady Blue Tide softball team won the first two of their best of three series against St. Vincent's Academy Thursday at home during their region playoffs games. The victories meant the girls advance to the second round of the Region 2-AA playoffs and guarantees the Lady Tide a spot in the state tournament.
October 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
STATESBORO - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for its efforts to provide educational opportunities to America's veterans, active-duty troops and their families.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
Liliana Raquel Barton was born at 5:32 p.m. Sept. 17 to Alicia R. Barton and Maurice Barton of Hinesville.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Several people have been injured in a multiple-vehicle accident on Highway 144 East at mile marker 14 Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. No fatalities have been reported and the road should be open shortly, according to Fort Stewart PAO Maj. Matthew Fontaine.
October 02, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News
Shortly after midnight Sept. 21, a Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy stopped black Ford F-150 driven by a man the deputy suspected was intoxicated. Before back up could arrive, the driver of the truck fled, driving east-bound on Highway 84 at speeds of over 100 mph.
October 02, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety
On Monday, vandals extensively damaged a football field at the Long County Recreation Complex. Sheriff Craig Nobles said that sometime after 10:30 p.m., a two-wheel drive vehicle was driven on the wet field, causing an estimated $,4000 to $5,000 worth of damage. He said it is believed that the vehicle was a pickup truck, but that could not be confirmed as of Wednesday.
October 02, 2014 | By Mike Riddle | News
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes accepted an award Thursday for his office's victory in the third round of the Battle of the Badges blood drive, which took place Aug. 22 at the district attorney's office in Hinesville.
October 02, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
This year's Expert Infantryman's Badge training and testing started last weekend with 958 infantrymen from all four 3rdInfantry Division brigades as well as soldiers with the 188th Infantry Brigade and at least one U.S. Special Operations Command soldier from Joint Base MacDill in Tampa, Florida.
October 02, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military
Pacing for Polio, a fundraising 5K race and evening of events, will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the pavilion in Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports
It's week six of the college football season, and there's still six Sun Belt Conference teams without a conference loss.
October 02, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that an autopsy conducted Monday at its Coastal Crime Laboratory Medical Examiner's Office in Savannah revealed that James Michael Bragg died of a gunshot wound during an alter-cation around 12 a.m. Saturday morning on Lincoln Circle in Kilkenny.
October 02, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety