About 50 years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency was born because of concern about pollution, particularly air and water pollution fears.
January 17, 2017 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion
Eric McNair told the Long County Board of Education Monday that he would be stepping down as the head coach of the Blue Tide football ...
January 17, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports
Eating healthy can be expensive and is sometimes overwhelming. I’ve noticed that organic produce sometimes costs three times more than the non-organic kind — But ...
January 17, 2017 | Kristina Tieken FamilyShare | Living well
In movies, comic books and other media, superheroes are the good guys, defending a sometimes-battered public against a villain. It's supposed to be a ...
January 17, 2017 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | Trending
Rev. Rob Schenck's quest to lead meaningful conversations on the issue of gun violence led him to a gun range. He figured that if ...
January 17, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith
Former First Presbyterian Christian Academy and East Georgia College basketball players DJ Felder and Jordan Johnson guided their professional Ecuadorian basketball team, H.R. Portoviejo ...
January 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports
Years ago, I wrote a column about my frustration toward magazines that perpetuated unrealistic body images. I was angry that my young daughters were growing ...
January 17, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation
ATLANTA - Sen. Blake Tillery, R-Vidalia, was sworn into office as a Georgia senator by Court of Appeals Judge Charlie Bethel in a ceremony at the ...
January 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news
The Board of Education has decided to take a closer look at the charter buses hired for student travel.
January 17, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Local news
A Fort Stewart soldier was arrested early Monday morning after an incident in which Hinesville police fired shots at his vehicle after he allegedly nearly ...
January 16, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news
SAVANNAH - America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia received a $10,000 check from South State Bank Friday to address food insecurity in Coastal Georgia.
January 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News
"And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of ...
January 16, 2017 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith
Hello friends and neighbors. This week I have a little spiced-up shrimp recipe I thought you may like to try while watching some of the ...
January 16, 2017 | By Donnie Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation
There is a new trophy case at Bradwell Institute that showcases the 1965 state champion football team and the 1976 state winning baseball team. The ...
January 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports
The Long County basketball teams beat Brantley County both games Friday in Nahunta.
January 16, 2017 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports
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The Long County Diversity Health Center had an open house last week to celebrate Community Health Center Week.
August 18, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Living well
The deputy commander for the Southern Regional Medical Command is scheduled to visit Winn Army Community Hospital on Friday.
August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Living well
Aug. 7: Police spotted a vehicle in an area known for drug activity and stopped the driver for a seat-belt violation at Flowers Drive. The driver admitted to carrying marijuana, and a search of the vehicle turned up a digital scale and other items identified as contraband. The driver was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
August 18, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety
In an effort to help local businesses learn how to do business with the military, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a vendor fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart.
August 18, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council.
August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education
The days when you could send your kids off to the first day of school with a lunchbox and a hug are long gone. Today's back-to-school preparations likely include filling out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up carpools and, of course, the dreaded shopping excursions for clothes and school supplies.
August 18, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The typically tidy ram or ewe might want to butt out until things are settled on the home front. But get involved and let your ovine sense of order help restore domestic tranquility.
August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do
Q: Our 12-year-old daughter seems driven to run in circles. For years now, every day, often many times a day, she suddenly will start jogging in a big circle around the family room or anywhere else in the house when the urge strikes. She stops when one of us tells her to stop, but a bit later she's off again. We've sent her outside to run many times, but that doesn't help either. While this may sound like a minor problem, it is so strange and it's most certainly driving us nuts. Help!
August 17, 2011 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Living well
August is National Breastfeeding Month, and it's interesting to note that breastfeeding once again is spiking in popularity among new moms as the preferred method of feeding their newborn babies. More than half of all new mothers now breastfeed their babies because they understand why it is so important.
August 17, 2011 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Living well
The perception of arthritis is often that it typically affects the elderly or injured. However, it is worth noting that in Georgia alone, there are about 9,200 children younger than 16 suffering from the painful joint swelling and stiffness that plagues those with juvenile arthritis. According to The Arthritis Foundation, more than 300,000 children have been diagnosed nationwide.
August 17, 2011 | By Dorothy Leone-Glasser Guest columnist | Opinion
Take a look at the Georgia Department of Education's assessment of student performance on this year's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, and you'll read statements like the following:
August 17, 2011 | By Athens Banner Herald | Opinion
When trying to finish a job faster, adding more tasks to it wouldn't seem the best approach. Yet, that's exactly what the Georgia Department of Transportation is doing – and early results are promising.
August 17, 2011 | By Gerald Ross and Jeff Baker Guest columnists | Opinion
ATLANTA - After a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks, Georgia soon may be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education.
August 17, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education
Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.
August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education
The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.
August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE