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Proposal doesn't go far enough

February 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Opinion

American soldiers deserve respect

"Spitting on our outstanding soldiers? That is the one thing that is sure to get my "dander" up.

February 15, 2007 | Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Voters must ensure responsible growth

In today's Coastal Courier, readers will find our annual Pride and Progress edition. Within its pages are the views of our state legislators, county commissioners and Hinesville city councilmen. In other words, the people who representative us and make decisions - long-term and short - that affect our lives.

February 13, 2007 | Courier Editorial | Opinion

Georgia health care — less

A child living in Georgia is twice as likely to die before age 14 as a child living in Nebraska or Iowa, or at least eight other states. An expectant mother in Georgia is twice as likely to receive inadequate prenatal care as a mother in Wisconsin or Vermont.

February 13, 2007 | Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion

What's for supper? Dolly the sheep

"What's for supper?" Dolly, the Sheep! Hello? Is anyone out there concerned the FDA recently released a notice stating unequivocally cloned animals are safe to eat and will soon be entering our food supply?

February 08, 2007 | Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Are we living in a fantasy?

Are we living in a fantasy? Maybe it was just the time and place where I grew up, but I don't remember hearing our national leaders belittled as they are today.

February 08, 2007 | Len Calderone Columnist | Opinion

Editorial: Curb the violence

The first month of the new year has been a rough one. Not only has Liberty County lost two of its young people to violent acts, but two others were killed in a car crash.

February 08, 2007 | Sonya Campbell-Kurth | Opinion

Others' opinions

Ethics reform begins right here

February 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Opinion

Tom W. Brown: In memoriam

Georgia lost a legend last weekend. Tom Watson Brown, a rich man and a soft touch for politicians of nearly all stripes, died at age 73 of complications from diabetes.

February 06, 2007 | Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion

Live oaks deserve to be saved

Liberty County and its municipalities are experiencing tremendous growth. Residential and commercial developments are popping up everywhere, and local roads and highways are being widened.

February 06, 2007 | Staff report | Opinion

Democrats, the default majority

The "do-nothing Congress" is dead. Long live the "do-nothing Congress." Such should be the proclamation with the ascension of Democrats to control of Congress.

February 06, 2007 | Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion

Opinions around the state

King Day time to note failures and progress

February 03, 2007 | Associated Press | Opinion

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Hinesville needs own Fourth celebration

Editor, I saw an item in Friday's paper informing me about the fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart. Having been raised here, I already knew that, but was surprised to see they were shooting off their fireworks at 9:30 p.m., instead of closer to July 5, if you catch my drift. As I reflected on years gone by, my blood began to boil.

July 10, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion

Thoughts on Ogeechee, riverkeeper

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Day is Saturday over at Loves Seafood. That's a good thing.

July 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Opinion

Force county to cut spending or face tax increases

Editor, The special purpose local option sales tax is another example of Liberty County spending taxpayers' money before it is even collected, making the taxpayers liable for county expenditures.

July 09, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion

Polls and pests all in same business

With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company in Greater Garfield, Georgia, to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.

July 09, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion

Candidate best-equipped to represent us has military experience


July 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion

Parents differ on bedtimes

My toddler has a late bedtime. I may even be playing it fast and loose with the term "bedtime." My husband and I try to get our 2-year-old to bed by 9 p.m., but really, what time she actually goes to sleep is anybody's guess.

July 07, 2014 | Hollie Moore Barnidge Courier managing editor | Opinion

Beware of crazy — it runs in the genes

My grandmother - Daddy's mother - sometimes was called "crazy" by others who didn't quite understand her eccentric ways. Of course, in the South, we are proud of such a label because it means that we are interesting and worthy of being the center of coffee-and-cake conversation.

July 07, 2014 | Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion

Appetizers can enhance a restaurant’s reputation

A restaurant's appetizer can influence my decision to make a return visit. Even something as simple as the dry-roasted peanuts I wolf down while waiting for my Five Guys burger is something I consider before deciding which burger joint to visit.

July 03, 2014 | Randy Morton | Opinion

Ga. has role in fighting terrorism

On Sept. 11, 2001, our way of life in the United States changed forever.

July 02, 2014 | By Buddy Carter State Senator | Opinion

Help on the way for dealing with the humor-impaired

The things you learn while surfing the Internet in desperation for column material.

July 02, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Syndicated Columnist | Opinion

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