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Pup hesitant to take backseat

Before my daughter Reese was born, I had another "baby." For several years, my golden retriever, Abbie, pretty much had it made. My husband and I welcomed her to our home when she was 12 weeks old in September 2007 and wasted no time showering her with affection, toys, treats and walks.

September 03, 2013 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion

Thanks, Dr. Sweat, for care of pets

Editor, Dr. Sweat has looked after our animals for more than 40 years, and I just could not let his retirement from veterinary practice go unacknowledged.

September 03, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion

Stopping the Obamacare train wreck

If you had any doubt of the disastrous effects of Obamacare, two Georgia companies provided real world examples this week.

August 30, 2013 | By U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston Special to the Courier | Opinion

Democracy's essential ingredient

For those of us who think and write about democracy, few things are more appealing than a book about how to make it work better. My shelves are groaning with them.

August 29, 2013 | By Lee Hamilton Columnist | Opinion

Sheriff appeals for help solving Walthour murder case

Editor, The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is issuing an urgent plea to members of our community for any information regarding the murder of Ernie Walthour. I want to remind everyone that a $25,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this senseless crime. Our investigation indicates that someone out there has the information that could solve this crime. For the sake of Ernie's family and in the interest of justice, I am appealing to anyone who could help.

August 29, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion

Review of will reminds each day is precious

Please indulge me a moment of introspection, and feel free to think along with me. Chances are, what I am going to write may apply to you as well.

August 28, 2013 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion

Racial progress is journey worth continuing

Fifty years ago this week, a seminal moment in history was off many Americans' radar.

August 28, 2013 | Gainesville Times | Opinion

In end, you get what you settle for

It has long been my belief that the dreams tucked into our hearts are the compass we're given to find our direction in life. Children know at an early age what they're called to do. Sadly, too few grow up to follow that calling because life's demands and sensibilities get in the way.

August 27, 2013 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion

Daily routine is a lot different

Primping is fun - at least I've always thought so. Most people enjoy looking their best, and before I was a mom, scarcely a day went by when my eyeliner and blow-dryer didn't see the light of day.

August 27, 2013 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion

Recycling fair to have three sites

Get that "honey do" list started this weekend so you will be ready for the next Recycle It! Fair on Sept. 14.

August 27, 2013 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion

Time to give up the gridlock

Congress has perfected the art of doing nothing.

August 27, 2013 | By Newnan Times Herald | Opinion

What you should know about Congress

Deeply unpopular and flagrantly unproductive, Congress is on its August recess right now. It won't return until Sept. 9, after a five-week recess, leaving itself just a few days to settle issues like raising the debt ceiling and passing a federal budget.

August 26, 2013 | By Lee Hamilton Columnist | Opinion

DOT letter far from the truth

Editor, This is in response to the letter to the editor from Ms. Karon Ivery, GDOT's District 5 engineer. Her last sentence said it all - "mandate a turn lane." GDOT was quick to mandate the turn lane for Midway's proposed McDonald's but did not supply the funds for the project.

August 26, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion

Thanks, HPD for finding Kindle

Editor, I would like to thank the Hinesville police officer (unfortunately, I do not have his name) who found my Kindle reader that I forgot on the roof on my car at 1:30 a.m. on a recent night on Highway 84. Thank you so much!

August 22, 2013 | Staff Report | Opinion

Newspapers have human nature on their side

Funny thing happened the other day to our local newspaper on the way to obscurity: My teenage daughter asked for a printed copy.

August 22, 2013 | By Leonard Woolsey | Opinion

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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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