WASHINGTON ― Fighting the West Africa ebola epidemic is immediately and strategically important to the United States, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said, and the Defense Department is taking precautions to minimize risk to deployed troops.
October 23, 2014 | By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity | Military
Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.
October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports
The Liberty County School System held a community forum last Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, which included discussion on becoming a charter-school system.
October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Education
While most voters are familiar with the candidates on the Nov. 4 general-election ballot, many are unaware of the ballot's three referendum questions.
October 23, 2014 | By Buddy Carter Special to the Courier | Opinion
RICHMOND HILL - The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
October 22, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud | Lifestyle
RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
October 22, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | News
Editor, Our country is in a precarious position. Our government is intruding in our personal lives, and our religions are under attack. The government is ignoring the invasion from south of the border, as well as the dangers imposed by ISIS and other terrorist groups.
October 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Opinion
A Walthourville business will be the focus of an episode of a digital-content series.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.
October 22, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith
Thirty-two Fort Stewart soldiers from the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion will deploy to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, according to a news release from the post.
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Military
Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter shared via this column his vision for public education in Georgia.
October 22, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
Exit 76, a band from Liberty County, recently performed in the upcoming feature film, "Ben & Ara."
October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
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October 22, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
Winn Army Community Hospital has a new command sergeant major.
October 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military
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Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.
October 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business
A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.
October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.
October 14, 2014 | Staff Report | News
The 33rd annual Long County Wildlife Festival is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at the festival site adjacent to Darwell Long Road. The event will feature arts and crafts, a petting zoo, a kid's playland, an archery range, a turkey shoot, karaoke, a catfish pond, a shotgun raffle, a pig chase and other exhibits and demonstrations. Food also will be available. Becky Fowler said the Long County Wildlife Festival committee supports local schools, businesses and other ventures, including Relay for Life and the Smiley Elementary Trunk-or-Treat. For information, call Fowler at 545-2167 or 610-5784, or Beverly ...
October 08, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle
Cori Cheyenne Cox was born at 6:26 p.m. Sept. 17 to Jennifer Lynn Cox and Jeremy Cox of Hinesville.
October 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Two new documentaries and a collection of experimental art films lead new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
October 03, 2014 | By Chris Hicks Deseret News | Lifestyle
The man killed in an early Friday shooting at a Flemington hotel has been identified as Markese Mahone, 25, of Macon, according to the incident report filed by Liberty County Deputy Dustin Rushing.
October 03, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety
Sgt. Maj. Ceaser Roberts Jr., a Liberty County native, has retired from the Army after a 30-year career.
October 03, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
Military families face a plethora of unique challenges as they routinely relocate, making it difficult for a spouse to find work.
October 03, 2014 | By Kelsey Clark Deseret News | Military
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – In an agreement between the New Mexico State and Georgia Southern Athletic Departments, Saturday's Sun Belt Conference Football game between the two schools will be aired on SportSouth. Kickoff for the game at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces, N.M., is set for 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
October 03, 2014 | Rosemary Carter GSU media relations | Sports
The Professional Association of Georgia Educators, in conjunction with the Regional Educational Service Agency, held a conference Wednesday at Liberty County's Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
October 03, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
The fossilized remains of an extinct Atlantic gray whale are the focal point of a new exhibit at the University of Georgia Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
October 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
Long County High School's Lady Blue Tide softball team won the first two of their best of three series against St. Vincent's Academy Thursday at home during their region playoffs games. The victories meant the girls advance to the second round of the Region 2-AA playoffs and guarantees the Lady Tide a spot in the state tournament.
October 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
STATESBORO - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for its efforts to provide educational opportunities to America's veterans, active-duty troops and their families.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
Liliana Raquel Barton was born at 5:32 p.m. Sept. 17 to Alicia R. Barton and Maurice Barton of Hinesville.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations