Students often are told that education is an investment that will pay off in the future. For 48 Bradwell Institute students, though, time spent studying is beginning to pay off now - quite literally.
October 20, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
First Presbyterian Christian Academy hosted Memorial Day on Friday at Long Bell Stadium in Hinesville for the team's first region game of the season.
October 20, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
The Liberty County High School Panthers came achingly close to victory Friday night in Thomson, but in the end fell just a smidgen short.
October 20, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
The Bradwell Tigers suffered another difficult loss Friday when the Statesboro Blue Devils shut them out, 17-0, at home.
October 20, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
Operation Rising Star
October 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
Hinesville City Council members were briefed Thursday by City Engineer Paul Simonton and Robbie Norby, project manager of underground utilities for public-works contractor CH2MHILL, about a sewage overflow that occurred Oct. 3
October 20, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Local news
Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital is on its way to achieving a coveted baby-friendly designation. The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program launched in 1991, encourages hospitals to offer the best care for new families and encourage breast-feeding. To achieve the program's baby-friendly designation, hospitals must successfully implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
October 19, 2014 | By Dr. Maj. Amber McCusker Special to the Courier | Living well
A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence.
October 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news
J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide affordable health-care services to the Savannah community, recently promoted Dr. Michael Adams to chief medical officer.
October 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
At Canyon Ranch Institute, a short quote on the wall of the offices serves as a call to action. One of the CRI team members heard it at a reunion many years ago, and it stuck with us: "Friends are medicine."
October 19, 2014 | By Jennifer Cabe Special to the Courier | Living well
A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
October 18, 2014 | Staff report | News
The Miniature Masterpieces art show will hang in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery as part of the annual fall show and silent auction.
October 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle
The American Red Cross likes to remind eligible donors that it's never too late - or too early - to make blood donation a lifelong habit.
October 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
Long County dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AA with its 36-20 loss to Groves on Thursday in Garden City in a televised game.
October 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports
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BRUNSWICK - Environmentalists have filed a 60-day notice that they intend to sue Rayonier Inc., saying the company pollutes the Altamaha River with foul-smelling wastewater from its Jesup pulp mill.
Attorneys for the Altamaha Riverkeeper said Tuesday that Rayonier has done little over the past 10 years to reduce the stinking, coffee-colored water it discharges. The Riverkeeper group says the company agreed in 2002 to clean them up.
December 26, 2008 | Associated Press | Business
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will reduce its circulation area to 27 counties around metro Atlanta and cut 156 jobs in its third cost-cutting move since early 2007.
The newspaper said Wednesday that effective Jan. 11 it will eliminate distribution in 22 counties: Banks, Butts, Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Greene, Habersham, Haralson, Heard, Jackson, Lumpkin, Morgan, Pickens, Rabun, Spalding, Towns, Troup, Union, and White in Georgia, and Cherokee, Clay and Macon in North Carolina.
December 26, 2008 | Associated Press | State, National
WASHINGTON - A House-passed bill to speed $14 billion in loans to Detroit's automakers stands on shaky ground in a bailout-weary Congress, undermined by Republican opposition that could derail the emergency aid in the Senate.
Republicans are challenging lame-duck President George W. Bush on the proposal, arguing that any support for the domestic auto industry should carry significant concessions from autoworkers and creditors and reject tougher environmental rules imposed by House Democrats.
December 26, 2008 | By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Ken Thomas Associated Press writers | Business
ATLANTA - Nearly a decade after Georgia passed a law requiring school systems to get state approval of security plans, nearly 20 percent of the state's districts haven't complied.
The list of schools that have not complied with the law does not include Liberty and Long counties'. The closest schools not in compliance are McIntosh County's.
December 26, 2008 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | State, National
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The Pentagon is moving to get three of the four combat brigades requested by commanders into Afghanistan by summer, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said as he traveled here to meet with military leaders.
In his most specific comments to date about how soon he will meet the call for up to 20,000 more troops in Afghanistan, Gates said he will not have to cut troop levels further in Iraq to free up at least two of those three brigades for Afghan duty.
December 26, 2008 | By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press writer | Military
The Liberty County School Board, Tuesday, voted to proceed with construction of a middle school on Fort Stewart.
Although the school will be located on post, the facility will be part of the Liberty County School System and will host students from the county and Fort Stewart.
December 25, 2008 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | News
Three Hinesville men linked to four recent burglaries in Long County were arrested last Wednesday. According to Nicky Anderson, a detective with the Long County Sheriff's Department, the men were arrested and charged with burglary by forcible entry to a residence. The men charged are Anthony Antonio Andrews, 20, Tiontae LeCounte, 18, and Corey Jarell Felton, 17. The men were charged with breaking into apartments on Wilkerson Road in Long County - Whispering Oaks Duplex Apartments and Heritage Apartments. Anderson said that the break-ins took place Dec. 3, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Among the items ...
December 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News
The Long County Board of Education recently approved erecting a 975-foot fence around the playground at Walker Middle School. According to Robert Waters, superintendent of the Long County School System, the fence will be 5-to 6-feet high and cost between $8,000-9,000. He said one of the main reasons the fence is needed is to keep stray dogs away from students.
December 25, 2008 | by Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education
SAVANNAH - Brittany Mills and Caela Rochester scored 12 points each as Long County defeated St. Vincent's 46-41 in a Region 2-AA game Tuesday.
December 25, 2008 | Staff report | Sports
Last month, Ricardo Toledo's Spanish II class at Long County High School won a gold medal for Most Authentic Exhibit at the International Festival in Statesboro.
December 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education
The Christmas season – with all its hustle and bustle – has a tendency to lose some of its true meaning.
December 25, 2008 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Things to Do
Fort Stewart will have its second annual Christmas wreath laying ceremony noon Saturday at Warriors Walk here.
December 25, 2008 | Special to the Courier | News
Last week's Coastal Courier story regarding Delano Clancy led the 21-year-old Hinesville man to turn himself in after hearing from his family that the police were looking for him. The arrest of Clancy has encouraged the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force to again ask for community support in locating a person wanted for probation violations and drug charges.
December 25, 2008 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety
Everyone knows that being a firefighter can be dangerous, but if you ask any firefighter, they will tell you that even though you can't eliminate all danger on emergency calls, proper training can help reduce the number of accidents.
December 25, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety
JACKSON, Miss. -- Fickle December weather prepared to deliver the second blow of a one-two punch to much of the deep South on Wednesday, threatening to blanket some areas with snow after a night of unseasonably warm temperatures produced torrential rains and tornadoes across the region.
Sleet was possible in areas of Louisiana and the National Weather Service issued a winter weather watch for parts of Mississippi, warning that a rare snowfall accumulation was possible.
December 25, 2008 | By Holbrook Mohr Associated Press writer | State, National