It was at lunch after a morning revival service last summer that a few of us sat around, munching on Southern casseroles and talking about one of the most memorable mothers any of us had ever known.
May 12, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
There are organizations that estimate the value of the average volunteer, like www.independentsector.org, which currently values their time at $22.55 an hour.
May 12, 2015 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion
Some people have predicted this summer to be the best season for tentpole cinema in decades, while others have written it off as just another example of Hollywood peddling sequels, remakes and adaptations. Who’s correct? I don’t care. I don’t plan on turning my brain back on in a movie theater until at least September.
May 12, 2015 | Travis Poppleton KSL | Things to do
Renald Luzier, a cartoonist who frequently contributes to the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, has decided he no longer has any interest in depicting Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
May 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Faith
In late March, Bill Humbert, former band teacher at Chandler High School in Glendale, Arizona, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. When former students heard of the diagnosis, they quickly established a GoFundMe.com account, which has raised more than $15,000 to pay for the Humbert’s accumulating medical bills.
May 12, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education
Who is the definitive onscreen Batman? Michael Keaton? Christian Bale? Kevin Conroy?
May 12, 2015 | Jeff Peterson Deseret News | Things to do
Chronic snorers might need to put aside their Breathe Right strips and schedule a doctor's appointment. Several recent articles and a new research study have highlighted health risks associated with snoring that often go unacknowledged.
May 12, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Living well
A dramatic rise in the number of spiritually "unaffiliated" Americans, mirroring a decline in the number of American Christians, has occurred in the past seven years, signaling significant changes for mainline Protestant denominations and the Roman Catholic Church, a new report reveals.
May 12, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith
If your mornings are at all similar to mine, they look a little something like this: ensuring the kids wake up on time, getting dressed, making sure the dog gets fed and let out, making breakfast and lunch (bonus points if it's nutritional), convincing the 3-year-old to actually eat breakfast, and then brushing, braiding, combing and curling hair, locating homework, back-packs, socks and shoes, then sending kids off with a prayer and a peck on the cheek -- all before 8:15 a.m.
May 12, 2015 | Becky Squire FamilyShare | Hot Topics
A new, private gun club and shooting facility will be developed on the east side of North Coastal Highway 17 near the Leroy Coffer Highway intersection, close to the Bryan County line.
May 12, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news
Richmond Hill's Tara Jennings has one of those jobs that's hard to define.
May 12, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle
ATHENS - A revamped, online seafood directory that aims to help Georgia consumers and retailers gain better access to fresh seafood is being launched by the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, units of the Office of Public Service and Outreach.
May 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Food
The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in.
May 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Living well
M is for the many things she gave me.
May 11, 2015 | By Pastor Daisy P. Edwards Columnist | Faith
Editor, State Rep. Valencia Stovall, D-Lake City, was "right on" concerning the need for the Opportunity School District legislation (Coastal Courier op-ed, Wednesday, May 6). If you look who is objecting to this legislation, I am sure you will find the self-serving teachers' union. They object to anything that will improve our children's education if it means they will not control the schools and add to their coffers.
May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Opinion
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A big group of runners and cyclists will pass through Bryan County on Saturday morning for a good cause.
May 21, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | Military
A community-planning meeting will take place from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Allenhurst Town Hall, 4063 W. Oglethorpe Highway.
May 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news
Area high schools will have their graduation ceremonies this weekend.
May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Education
Join Outdoor Recreation on a leisurely paddle down a Coastal Georgia river from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 30. Lifeguards will be on trip.
May 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Things to do
The deadline for expedited entry onto Fort Stewart for Saturday's First Presbyterian Christian Academy graduation ceremony is Monday.
May 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Education
The Memorial Day Basketball Bash is scheduled for May 22-24 in Richmond Hill.
May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation
SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper will hold a 7-mile paddle trip Saturday, May 23, from Scarboro Landing to Rocky Ford.
May 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation
The fourth annual Fishin' for a Cure Tournament, a panfish-tourney fundraiser for area children with health issues, will start at daybreak Saturday on the Altamaha River.
May 13, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation
The Ludowici Police Department continued its crackdown on drugs with another recent drug bust.
May 06, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety
Once on "The Andy Griffith Show," Ernest T. Bass tried to join the Army. Several times, Barney says comically, "He's a nut!"
May 06, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
The 2015 Long County Relay for Life, held Friday at the Long County Recreation Complex, had a new location because the high-school soccer team needed Veterans Field for a playoff game. However, the new venue appeared to have a positive impact, as a large crowd came out to celebrate the event's 10th year of the event.
May 06, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle
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May 06, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
Someone asked the question, "Is Buddy Carter beholden to oil?" Would approximately $400,000 from a super PAC in Texas that represents big-oil interests mean anything? After all, the folks in Texas want Georgia to have good representation in Washington.
May 06, 2015 | By Roy Hubbard Guest columnist | Opinion
Robert Lee Turner's probation was revoked and he was sentenced to 10 months in jail with credit for time served Tuesday by Liberty County State Court Judge Leon Braun.
May 06, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety
Savannah Technical College recently conducted a Military Spouse Day presentation at the Paul R. Smith Education Center.
May 06, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Military