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U.S. teen pregnancies down, Liberty’s up

Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report citing a downward trend in the national teen pregnancy rate. However, Coastal Health District statistics show Liberty County's birth rate for teen mothers aged 15-19 was higher in recent years compared with neighboring counties. Local health officials say this is because the county's rates are impacted by the area's military population.

January 03, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


YMCA swim program aims to save lives

Swimming isn't the easiest task to master, which is why the YMCA of Coastal Georgia works with Liberty County schools to get students involved in swim lessons at an early age.

January 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Staff writer | News


Midway approves budget

After a final 17-cent adjustment, the Midway City Council on Wednesday approved a balanced 2011 budget with a total bottom line of $1,682,496.

January 03, 2011 | Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Top stories of 2010: August-October

As a new decade begins, the Courier looks back at stories that made headlines in 2010. The dates listed are the date on which the Courier published the stories, not when the events occurred. These following stories made the front page in August, September and October 2010.

January 03, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Top stories of 2010: April-July

As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier is taking a look back at this past year's headlines. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published the stories, not when the events occurred. These following stories were splashed across the front page in April, May, June and July 2010.

December 31, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Cities, counties must verify workers' legal status

On Jan. 1, cities and counties across the state must be in compliance with Department of Homeland Security requirements; namely, local governments must be able to verify the legal status of people they hire or contract for services.

December 31, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Lawmakers visit Liberty County

The 2011 Georgia legislative session is expected to be one of the toughest in recent years, but Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, is eager to tackle the budget deficit and other challenges.

December 31, 2010 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | News


Savannah’s smoking law about to take effect

SAVANNAH - A new ordinance that bans smoking in numerous locations is about to take effect in Savannah, and smokers and businesses are preparing to deal with the restrictions.

December 29, 2010 | Associated Press | News


Midway budget meeting tonight

Midway budget writers on Monday decided to hire an additional police officer next year, compromised on the thorny issue of probation supervision and scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. today to complete the budget process.

December 29, 2010 | Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Looking back: Top 2010 stories

As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier is taking a look back at this past year's headlines. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred. The following is a look back at the biggest stories of February and March 2010.

December 29, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Local woman gives away $100 every day

By Dec. 31, Betty Londergan will have given away $36,500 of her money to charity.

December 29, 2010 | Seraine Page | News


Biker babes aid troops, charity

Bomber Girls Ladies Riding Club members are hard-core - when it comes to supporting soldiers. These civic-minded bikers raise funds to send care packages to deployed soldiers year-round.

December 29, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Former LPD Chief Frank McClelland dies at 82

Former Ludowici Police Department Chief Frank McClelland Sr., 82, died at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He had been taken to the Savannah hospital after he complained of chest pains.

December 29, 2010 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Long County State Court changes date and time

Long County Clerk of Court Frank Middleton recently announced that the Long County State Court, as of Jan. 19, will convene at 9 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

December 27, 2010 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Area churches bring cheer to Coastal Care Center

A typical day at the Coastal Care Center in Richmond Hill was festively interrupted last week by Hinesville's Kathy Murphy.

December 27, 2010 | Hallie D. Martin | News


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Like lists? Here's your harbor deepening Top Ten

So, how did you spend Thursday night last week? Rockin' out to the Avett Brothers concert at the Savannah Music Festival? Busily completing brackets after the Texas Longhorns' win over Arizona State? Maybe you were just clipping your toenails in front of Scandal.

March 28, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | News


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