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Interview candidates before giving them a job

As with any job, you have to interview for the position. It should be no different for the candidates who desire to represent the 1st District of Georgia and the state in Washington.

September 12, 2013 | By Sean Register Guest columnist | Opinion


Past, present commanders will help Stewart

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, along with the 3rd Infantry Division, saw another change of command last month.

September 11, 2013 | By Anita Hughes Special to the Courier | Opinion


Fair-dismissal hearing wasn't fair

Editor, A 16-hour fair-dismissal hearing? Where, exactly, are we? Salem?

September 11, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion


Hard to decide with broccoli up the nose

It is flattering to have readers tell me I should run for public office.

September 11, 2013 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Parents are made differently

Parents enter parenthood in countless ways. Sure, there's the traditional method - get married, have a baby and raise your family. And that's a wonderful way to go about it. But there are all kinds of families out there, and I know that I - for one - sometimes forget that moms and dads are made in more ways than one.

September 10, 2013 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion


Sorely missed church trio found 'better day'

To be downright honest, I never expected to miss him this much. And if the deeper truth be told, perhaps what gets to me isn't just the loss of a singular man, though great and admirable he was.

September 10, 2013 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


What good would come from a strike?

There is a lot of debate in this state and across the rest of the nation over whether the U.S. should get involved in Syria's civil war. Some members of Congress want the country to proceed full speed ahead with sabers out, while others want to tread carefully in the affairs of another Arab nation.

September 09, 2013 | Brunswick News | Opinion


Plant giveaway in conjunction with recycle fair

Next weekend, Keep Liberty Beautiful volunteers will collect recycling and give out free native plants to green up our community.

September 09, 2013 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


D.C. march brings issues to light

Editor, Recently, I attended the march on Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech.

September 09, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion


Synthetic pot problem getting worse

On Aug. 23, police in Brunswick reported that eight people got violently ill after smoking an herbal incense called Crazy Clown.

September 05, 2013 | By State Sen. Buddy Carter | Opinion


Ideology need not reign supreme

As I speak to people about the Congress, one question arises more than any other: Why is Congress gridlocked?

September 04, 2013 | By Lee Hamilton Columnist | Opinion


Use native plants in landscape

National Planting Day, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, is a wonderful way to celebrate the value and power of native species.

September 04, 2013 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion


States should drug test welfare recipients

Editor, Through your paper, I would like to reiterate the necessity of providing substance-abuse tests to all the welfare recipients in every state of our county.

September 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion


Lawmaker with humor is a rare find

Rats! As if creating this profound and pithy prose each week wasn't hard enough, now I have discovered a legislator with a sense of humor. The apocalypse is upon us.

September 04, 2013 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Mamas worry about what others think

A major New York publisher sent a review copy of a much-touted novel called "If Jack's In Love." Because I write about the South and because this book had won the Willie Morris Award for Southern fiction, the book's publicist followed up with an email.

September 03, 2013 | By Ronda Rich | Opinion


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Work to keep dream alive

We happened upon him in a small gift shop. The clerk recognized me, laughed and said, "What a coincidence! She just bought a copy of your book!" She gestured toward a small woman browsing through a group of men's sweaters.

February 17, 2014 | Ronda Rich Dixie Diva | Opinion


Give kids a dose of culture, fun

My daughter got her first dose of culture last week when my family took advantage of Super Museum Sunday to expand our horizons and learn a bit about regional history.

February 17, 2014 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion


Fort Stewart recreational activities, restaurants are open to civilians

Readers of the Coastal Courier already know Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield has a lot to offer soldiers and their families. We have great golf courses. We have fun bowling alleys. We have restaurants serving delicious food. We have hunting grounds boasting plentiful game. We have fishing ponds stocked with the finest catches. Yes, this military installation has a lot to offer soldiers and their families. And it offers those same recreational opportunities to golf, bowl, eat, hunt and fish to our neighbors here in Southeast Georgia.

February 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


Thanks to area EMS personnel for compassion during family emergency

On Feb. 5, our family was struck with a tragedy, during which we had to utilize the services of Liberty County EMS and Liberty Regional Medical Center. From the initial 911 call to the passing of our loved one, we could not have asked for better treatment and care.

February 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


Thanks to family, friends for kind acts following loved one’s passing

Thanks to family, friends for kind acts following loved one's passing

February 17, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion


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