While most voters are familiar with the candidates on the Nov. 4 general-election ballot, many are unaware of the ballot's three referendum questions.
October 23, 2014 | By Buddy Carter Special to the Courier | Opinion
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle
RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
October 22, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | News
Editor, Our country is in a precarious position. Our government is intruding in our personal lives, and our religions are under attack. The government is ignoring the invasion from south of the border, as well as the dangers imposed by ISIS and other terrorist groups.
October 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion
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
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Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office inlcude:
September 29, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety
Seven participants of the Liberty County DUI court graduated from the 24-month program in a ceremony held at the Liberty County Justice Center on Friday morning.
September 29, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
The Courier has received some calls asking whether there is some sort of emergency happening at Long County High School. However, we checked with the emergency management agency and learned that the county is just conducting a training exercise out there. EMA Director Bob Heffley said there is no cause for concern and the students are safe.
September 29, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news
I remember watching the first season of Survivor in 2000. It was a new kind of television and seemed exciting. Television reviewers wondered if it would catch on. Little did they know how big reality TV would become. 14 years later, there are countless reality shows and entire networks devoted to the genre. It's too bad, really, because most of reality TV ignores the original mission of television: to entertain, to educate and to inform. It's time to be very choosy about the reality TV we watch. Here's why.
September 28, 2014 | By Amy Peterson FamilyShare | Hot Topics
TYBEE ISLAND – The 10th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest is set for Oct. 9-12, bringing swashbuckling, family-friendly fun for Columbus Day weekend.
September 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
Into the Sun Tanning Salon hosted a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Sept. 18 to celebrate its new location at 21 Isle of Wight Road in Midway.
September 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
Jackson Lanier McCain was born at 12:34 a.m. Sept. 11 to Christina B. McCain and Dustin L. McCain of Midway.
September 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
A homicide was reported in the Kilkenny area of Bryan County on Friday night, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the matter.
September 27, 2014 | Staff report | News
Facebook was once a place to post how you were feeling and where you were going to spend your Saturdays.
September 27, 2014 | By Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics
ATLANTA - Metro Hinesville's unemployment rate for August was 9.1 percent, down 0.1 percent from 9.2 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
September 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
It took two and a half years, a lot of hard work, sheer determination and always keeping the faith. Friday night all the bumps, bruises and losses seemed worth it as the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander football team earned their first win of their football program beating Crisp Academy18-6 at home.
September 26, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
Colton Lee Tucker was born Sept. 11 to Stacy Lynn Tucker of Hinesville.
September 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Over the last few years, Liam Neeson has been doing the action roles that I don't think Harrison Ford is interested in doing anymore.
September 26, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle
Fort Stewart 1st Lt. Daniel Wynn and his wife, Corina, headed to Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart on Thursday night to welcome their new baby; however, the infant had other plans.
September 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news
As Nov. 1 and the second annual Veterans Salute at Bryant Commons draw near, the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee continues to work on details for the event to honor all veterans, past and present.
September 26, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Local news