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Flash flood warning in effect today

Our area is under a flash flood watch through this evening. The National Weather Service issued the watch for much of Southeast Georgia after rain over the weekend and the expectation of more. A ...

September 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety

Show your 'recycle heart' at fair

I am fascinated by how other countries approach recycling. I recently visited a website called Recycle More from Ireland. Their approach, like so many European countries, is detailed. They expect t...

August 26, 2014 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion

Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling. He completed and defended his doctoral dissertation. He is a graduate of the University of California ...

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

Wild turkey hunt led to tragedy

Turkey platters abound on the top shelf in my kitchen. There are all kinds: tin, white glass, clear glass, colored china and thick plastic. Some may be alike, but most have different scenes with a ...

August 26, 2014 | By Margie Love Columnist | Lifestyle

A little can go a long way

Have you ever felt that you were at the end of the road? Feel like you were down to your last? Have you ever felt you were at your financial worst? Have you thought, "My life seems hopeless," or "I...

August 26, 2014 | By Pastor Kathleen Ayala Columnist | Faith

Birth: Bentley Alexander Watkins

Bentley Alexander Watkins was born at 11:36 p.m. Aug. 9 to Marina Watkins and John Watkins of Fort Stewart.Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Bentley weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measu...

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations

High-school student voted best at tech class

SAVANNAH - While many college students typically study hard for final-exam questions, Savannah Technical College's culinary arts baking and pastry students spend weeks working on their cake-decorat...

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

Learn from those who've gone before us

As an unusually mild, rainy summer was melting away - or rather, frosting its way into autumn - I took to noticing signs that our mountain people always have used to judge the forthcoming severity ...

August 26, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion

Let children choose own interests

Football season is upon us. I'm sure some of you are thrilled about its arrival. I am not. My husband, Noell, is an avid football enthusiast, to put it mildly. He was a sports reporter and editor f...

August 26, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Opinion

RC planes fly for Wounded Warriors

A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.About 50 model aircraft pilot...

August 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle

Journalist also face dangerous world

We are constantly reminded that the world is a very deadly place - not just for our military personnel - but also for members of the Fourth Estate. Some journalists working in dangerous regions in ...

August 25, 2014 | Macon Telegraph | Opinion

Hineshouse partners on back-to-school party

The Hineshouse Project Resident Services Department partnered with AmeriGroup to host the 2014-15 Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 1, along with several vendors from the Liberty County area. Food, drink...

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle

3rd ID soldier getting Operation Hero House

Lamar Smith Signature Homes, which builds new homes in Coastal Georgia, recently announced that 1st Lt. Hank Brady of the 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division has...

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military

Liberty Prayer Chapel to mark anniversary

As the family of the Liberty Prayer Chapel of Hinesville prepare for their church's 12th anniversary, they are reflecting and anticipating a great time of fellowship.Pastor Katrina Deason and churc...

August 25, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

Long BoE recognizes top teachers, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees. The school district's teachers of the ...

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

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