Wow! I have so much to be thankful for!
Editor, I have recently had the fortune to visit Hinesville. Over the course of the 10 or 12 years, I have visited your fine city. And I will tell you, you have some of the finest restaurants I have ever had the gastronomic pleasure to frequent. As a frequent visitor, I manage to keep abreast of some of the local politics and policies. Having family and friends doesn't hurt in that respect.
Editor, More than a thousand fatalities. More than a thousand lives lost on Georgia's roads.
When I was 6, the boy with hair the color of cotton and eyes tinted sapphire came to live with us. He was the same age and size as me, but more timid and less secure. Depending on the day, we were either the best of friends or the worst of enemies.
If you have just arrived in our fair state from some alien environment like the planet Krutopia or maybe Vermont, I need to explain to you a cataclysmic event taking place this Saturday afternoon in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, which is a suburb of Greater Metropolitan Brunswick, much like Vermont is a suburb of Canada.
Coastal Georgia public officials, bicyclers, joggers, hikers and walkers are being urged to express their support at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 in Darien for constructing the proposed Coastal Georgia Greenway from Savannah to St. Marys, which would be part of the proposed East Coast Greenway from Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida.
The phrase "GASB 77" is not just a random collection of letters and numbers.
State lawmakers and other civic-minded people who work to improve the lives of Georgia families have no shortage of important causes worthy of their attention:
The dread of death, I have come to know, is as fierce and unrelenting as a tornado in full destruction mode. Your heart sticks in panic, peaceful sleep retreats for days or weeks, and you dash around desperately trying to stop the steady assault with whatever humanly means you have, such as prayer and medicine.
Editor, Over the last few issues, the Coastal Courier has printed letters critical of this administration. I felt that it was time to set the record straight on a few salient points.
Consider this: an estimated several trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide every year, according to cigarettelitter.org.
Editor, This is a delayed (thanks) on my 95th birthday, which was held on the 19th day of September at Ole Times Country Buffet. Owe them an apology, for the staff welcomed me with (open) arms. Everyone in the building wished me well. On
A few weeks back, I mentioned the TBF/FLW High School Fishing Southeastern Conference Championship tournament scheduled for Lake Lanier. It has come and gone.
Editor, PC - political correctness or political crap? If you haven't seen the latest Kia commercial, watch it the next time it comes on. The father is walking back to his Kia holding a trophy that his son received. It said, "Participant." The father pulled off the label and wrote "champs," as his son's team won all of its games. It is ridiculous that we are coddling our children and afraid that we might hurt their "self-esteem" just because they lost.
Gov. Nathan Deal was adamant when he signed an executive order declaring that no Syrian refugees will be allowed to set foot in Georgia.
Editor's note: A new feature in our newspaper is a weekly serial named "The Good Folks of Lennox Valley," written by Kevin Slimp. Kevin ...
Editor, How do you commit mass suicide? You bring 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country, as the present administration wants to do. Homeland Security ...
Editor, I came to live in the Hinesville area in 1970, when Hinesville was 6,500 population, and Liberty County was 17,000. Then Fort ...
Editor, We had a well-attended Veterans Memorial Walk groundbreaking on Saturday, Nov. 7. It is exciting to see four years of work come to fruition.
I can't guarantee that I got all the commas where they belong today, but I can guarantee that what you read here is my ...
There was an interesting role reversal at the University of Missouri last week.
Editor, On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of attorney Gary ...
Sunday was America Recycles Day. ARD encourages Americans to recycle and buy recycled products.
Transportation has always been the driving force of a thriving economy. Here in Georgia, the same holds true. Transportation touches the lives of everyone every ...
Editor, Thank you for allowing me to share my first political experience. I have always voted, but I never did much research on the candidates ...
It was in Oxford, Mississippi, that it came to me so clearly. I knew it, of course. I had known it since I was a ...
As a candidate of this year's city of Riceboro election, I take this time to give words of thanks to the following: Thank you ...
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and I encourage everyone to increase their understanding and awareness of care at the end of life.
From one of my favorite cities, Savannah, comes the sad news that Pinkie Master's Lounge will close at the end of the year.