Georgia will celebrate National School Bus Safety Week from Oct. 20-24 and School Bus Driver Appreciation Day on Monday, Oct. 20.
October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
The talking heads and politicians love to use the term, "boots on the ground." It sounds macho.
October 16, 2014 | By Roy Hubbard Guest columnist | Opinion
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
The Long County High School softball team's season came to an end on Wednesday as they lost a best of two-out-of-three series to Berrien County in the first round of the state playoffs. According to Lady Tide Head Coach Brian Thomas his team lost to the Rebels 8-0 and in the first game and then 3-0 in the second game. The games were in Nashville.
October 16, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports
Editor, Perhaps Liberty County Commissioners Lovette, Stevens, Frasier and Gilliard need to pause and reflect some before they cast any future votes. I'm referring, of course, to their recent votes to open the polls on Sunday.
October 16, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion
The Liberty County Health Department now has flu vaccines available through injection and nasal spray for $28.
October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
The 33rd annual Long County Fall Wildlife Festival took place Saturday and saw one of the event's largest crowds ever.
October 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle
TIFTON - Courtney Barber, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
October 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
STATESBORO - Members of the Georgia Southern University Pandemic Influenza and Emergency Infectious Disease Committee met last week to discuss community and campus preparedness and response related to infectious diseases such as the ebola virus and influenza.
October 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
Three people were injured Tuesday night in a single-car crash in Long County.
October 15, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday heard an update from Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee regarding progress the district has made toward achieving its stated goals.
October 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public-school teachers about their respective education platforms. This week, the floor belongs to Jason Carter, the Democratic challenger. Next week, it will be Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's turn.
October 15, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
Liberty Elementary students celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month in style with authentic Hispanic garb, music and dancing - lots of dancing.
October 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
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October 15, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
Liberty County teems with history.
October 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
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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
Cori Cheyenne Cox was born at 6:26 p.m. Sept. 17 to Jennifer Lynn Cox and Jeremy Cox of Hinesville.
October 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Two new documentaries and a collection of experimental art films lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
October 03, 2014 | By Chris Hicks Deseret News | Lifestyle
The man killed in an early Friday shooting at a Flemington hotel has been identified as Markese Mahone, 25, of Macon, according to the incident report filed by Liberty County Deputy Dustin Rushing.
October 03, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety
Sgt. Maj. Ceaser Roberts Jr., a Liberty County native, has retired from the Army after a 30-year career.
October 03, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
Military families face a plethora of unique challenges as they routinely relocate, making it difficult for a spouse to find work.
October 03, 2014 | By Kelsey Clark Deseret News | Military
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – In an agreement between the New Mexico State and Georgia Southern Athletic Departments, Saturday's Sun Belt Conference Football game between the two schools will be aired on SportSouth. Kickoff for the game at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, N.M., is set for 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
October 03, 2014 | Rosemary Carter GSU media relations | Sports
The Professional Association of Georgia Educators, in conjunction with the Regional Educational Service Agency, held a conference Wednesday at Liberty County's Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
October 03, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
The fossilized remains of an extinct Atlantic gray whale are the focal point of a new exhibit at the University of Georgia Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
October 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | 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