This first part of this week wasn't good to the Long County High School softball team.
August 22, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports
With nine days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
August 22, 2014 | Matt Yogus Special to the Courier | Sports
Golf benefit planned
August 22, 2014 | Staff report | Sports
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a revised subarea land-use map for the Fleming community.
August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Business
The Liberty County Board of Education recently approved a new three-year contract, worth $190,000 a year, for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.
August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
During its Monday morning meeting, the Liberty County Development Authority approved the site plan for SNF Chemtall's warehouse expansion, Floquip. The approved plan included some variances, such as removing three parking spaces from the visitors' entrance in the cul-de-sac. It also included an exception to the minimum-standard required between the truck/visitors driveway and employee driveway.
August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Business
Small jars and bottles fill the cabinet above our stove, while larger jars and bottles line the inside door of our refrigerator. These condiments are necessary nuisances when it comes to spicing up or seasoning the foods we enjoy.
August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle
Michael De'Jon Owens was born at 8:01 a.m. July 31 to Tyesha Owens of Hinesville.
August 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Chassidy Nikole Lanier was born at 11:20 p.m. Aug. 6 to Chequieta S. Sloan of Hinesville and Jonathan Chase Lanier of Hinesville.
August 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
The regional transportation sales-tax referendum failed two years ago across most of Georgia. So it's encouraging to see movement again, in the form of a joint study committee on transportation funding that met Aug. 5 for the first of seven meetings around the state before the legislative session.
August 21, 2014 | By Benita Dodd Guest columnist | Opinion
The Rotary Club of Hinesville received a visit from Rotary District 6920 Gov. Ted Thompson at its weekly meeting Tuesday.
August 21, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Lifestyle
Local resident L.G. Mitcham recently approached the Long County Commission about reports that the county might sell water to an adjoining community.
August 21, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News
Hinesville Police Department responded to reports of multiple shots fired outside Revolutions Nightclub on E.G. Miles Parkway around 1:30 a.m. Thursday. HPD Chief George Stagmeier confirmed the shootings are still under investigation. He said two men and possible a third male fled the scene. They are being sought in connection with the shootings, which left six vehicles damaged in the nightclub parking lot. No one was reported hurt, he said.
August 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety
Hinesville leaders conducted a first-ever "windshield tour" of city streets and sidewalks Monday afternoon.
August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for our area from noon to 7 p.m.
August 21, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety
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Members of the 2014 Leadership Liberty class will be present at a garden dedication at the Senior Citizens Inc. Liberty County Activity Center at 11 a.m. Friday at 800 Tupelo Trail in Hinesville.
August 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News
Register early at www.active.com for the Dawn of the Zombies 5K run, which starts at 8 a.m. Oct. 18 at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Area.
August 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
Za'haari Esau George Tomlin was born at 11:11 p.m. July 26 to Nehemie Wendt of Hinesville and Decker Tomlin of Glennville.
August 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
The Hinesville City Council during its Thursday evening meeting approved a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps. Previously, the council delayed a vote on the new store because the public had not been given the requested two weeks' notice before the request was presented.
August 07, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news
There's one food that says "Southern" more than fried chicken, fried okra, sweet tea or a "mess" of greens. That's grits.
August 07, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Lifestyle
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama Thursday signed into law the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
August 07, 2014 | By Jim Garamone DoD News | Military
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently was named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active-duty military students.
August 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
According to the Federal Register, on Dec. 7, 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency "found" that current and projected concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere threaten the public health and welfare of current and future generations. Unfortunately, this finding and the EPA's subsequent action threaten the health and welfare of current and future generations of Georgians far more than greenhouse gases do.
August 07, 2014 | By Benita Dodd Guest columnist | Opinion
Just when you thought Washington couldn't get any messier, our elected officials in the nation's capital prove it can.
August 06, 2014 | Albany Herald | Opinion
Liberty Countians looking for entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings need look no further than the local Performing Arts Center, where Love-It Productions will stage "My Sons from Another Mother," the latest from playwright and producer Donald Lovette.
August 06, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
Cameron Michael Humbert was born at 6:54 a.m. July 26 to KaSandra Watson-Humbert and Michael Humbert of Hinesville.
August 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Dear Georgia public-school teachers, It is new school year but, alas, the same old impediments: an out-of-touch federal bureaucracy, ideological state legislators who choose not to send their kids to public schools but intend to tell you how and what to teach, and a society that values reality television more than quality education. Sometimes, I wonder how you manage.
August 06, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
The Liberty County School System's transportation department hosted its first back-to-school barbecue luncheon Monday as a show of support for district bus drivers.
August 06, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education
Trapper Jack removed four gators Wednesday morning from ponds in Hinesville's Bryant Commons Park. The city contracted Trapper Jack and his assistant, Valerie Jones, to remove the nuisance gators for fear they would attack children who fish in the ponds during special events. Bryant Commons, which is leased by the city, holds music festivals and events that draw large crowds. Jones said the gators will not be euthanized andwill be relocated 20-25 miles from Hinesville.
August 06, 2014 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news
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