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Secretary of defense issues shutdown message

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - With a government shutdown possible in the absence of federal funding beyond fiscal year 2013, which ends at midnight tonight, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.

September 30, 2013 | American Forces Press Service | News


DoD spells out closure contingencies

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 - DOD officials today issued guidance to the force in the event appropriations lapse Oct. 1 and a government shutdown results.

September 30, 2013 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | News


R. Hill fighting traffic woes

Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.

September 05, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Court won't hear landfill suit appeal

The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that Bryan County's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Judge allows Ogeechee suit to continue

Ogeechee River supporters are cheering a judge's ruling that a lawsuit against King America Finishing can go forward.

June 24, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg For the Courier | News


Pembroke fires police chief

After first saying Mark Crowe had resigned, Pembroke has since said the former police chief's contract was terminated after Crowe said he intended to stay on the job.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten For the Courier | News


Statesboro man charged with bootlegging

STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.

June 13, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | News


Savannah doctor in U.S. House race

SAVANNAH - Dr. Bob Johnson of Isle of Hope on Saturday announced his candidacy for Georgia's First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 12, 2013 | Staff report | News


Public fishing area reopens near Claxton after upgrades

After a yearlong closure and almost $750,000 spent on upgrades, the Evans County Public Fishing Area reopened Saturday with an influx of 37 young anglers - and about as many parents and grandparents - at the start of National Fishing and Boating Week.

June 05, 2013 | By Al Hackle The Statesboro Herald | News


Boy rescued from water at Splash in the ’Boro

A 6-year-old boy flown to Savannah on Saturday after a water park mishap is in stable condition, Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation Director Mike Rollins said Monday.

June 05, 2013 | The Statesboro Herald | News


New termite species invades Hinesville

New residents have come to Hinesville, but they're not the type a community wants.

June 03, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Jesup homicide investigation under way

The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people - a juvenile female and a man - have been arrested in Long County in connection with the fatal shooting.

May 16, 2013 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Power out at N. Main St. and Gen. Stewart

Sources say crews are still working to restore power to the area around North Main Street and Gen. Stewart Way, where a tree reportedly fell and downed power lines.

December 17, 2012 | Staff Report | News


Presidential race tight as election night count goes down to wire

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his Republican conservative base Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.

November 06, 2012 | By David Espo The Associated Press | News


We asked local voters: How do you think the election will go?

"I was really nervous about how it would go due to New York and New Jersey being hit by that hurricane, but President Obama has shown to be a strong leader through it." - Kibwana Burks, Independent

November 06, 2012 | Randy Murray | News


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Youth hear what it's like to work

The Coastal Workforce Investment Board on Wednesday hosted a Summer Youth Work Experience closeout celebration and symposium at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee and Katelyn Umholtz Courier staff writers | News


Commission considers changing voter-precinct locations

Long County Commissioners recently discussed the possibility of changing the locations of several voter precincts.

July 25, 2014 | Mike Riddle | News


Next step in election certification

Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.

July 25, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | News


City delays vote on new store

The Hinesville City Council on Thursday tabled a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Planning meeting Thursday in Midway

The third of 12 Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission community-planning meetings is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dorchester Academy, 8787 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | News


Kingston loses bid for Senate seat

Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | News


Longh BoE OKs vote on new school

The Long County Board of Education on Monday took the first step in the process of building a new school that would house grades 3-8.

July 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Number of foreclosures worry county commisison

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners heard a petition from JC Vision and Associates, Inc. at its mid-month meeting Thursday.

July 21, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | News


Two eye Long County Commission seat

Qualifying recently closed in Long County for the vacant 4th District County Commission seat, for which someone will be elected in November. Initially, Clifton DeLoach, Alice Woodard and Joseph Duncan qualified, but according to elections supervisor Kierra Hamilton, Duncan has withdrawn his candidacy.

July 19, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Kroger smash driver identified

A man drove through the Hinesville Kroger shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday, damaging the store extensively as customers and employees scrambled to get out of the way.

July 18, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Film crew members charged for fatal accident

One director and one producer of the Greg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" turned themselves into the Wayne County Sheriff's Office for booking on Sunday, according to Sheriff John Carter.

July 16, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Court works on murder cases

Liberty County Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart spent Monday busily working through the criminal court docket. Many of the cases he dealt with have been in the news before, but have surfaced again recently because of defendants' requests for new trials, bond reductions and resentencing.

July 16, 2014 | By Patty Leon | News


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