Hinesville City Council members were briefed Thursday by City Engineer Paul Simonton and Robbie Norby, project manager of underground utilities for public-works contractor CH2MHILL, about a sewage overflow that occurred Oct. 3
October 20, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Local news
Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital is on its way to achieving a coveted baby-friendly designation. The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program launched in 1991, encourages hospitals to offer the best care for new families and encourage breast-feeding. To achieve the program's baby-friendly designation, hospitals must successfully implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and comply with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
October 19, 2014 | By Dr. Maj. Amber McCusker Special to the Courier | Living well
A story appears to be developing in Walthourville, but details are still scarce. According to the city's police chief, Tracy McFadden, a search warrant has been executed at the home of Walthourville City Councilman James Hendry. Agents from the Department of Revenue were seen carrying plastic containers containing alcohol out of the residence.
October 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news
J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide affordable health-care services to the Savannah community, recently promoted Dr. Michael Adams to chief medical officer.
October 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
At Canyon Ranch Institute, a short quote on the wall of the offices serves as a call to action. One of the CRI team members heard it at a reunion many years ago, and it stuck with us: "Friends are medicine."
October 19, 2014 | By Jennifer Cabe Special to the Courier | Living well
A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
October 18, 2014 | Staff report | News
The Miniature Masterpieces art show will hang in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery as part of the annual fall show and silent auction.
October 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
It was another difficult loss for the Bradwell Tigers as the Statesboro Blue Devils shut them out 17-0 at home Friday night.
October 18, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
Looking to capitalize on a Thomson fumble the Liberty County Panthers drove the ball down field and with 2.7 seconds left on the clock lined up for the winning field goal. But it just wasn't in the cards for the Liberty team as the field goal missed its mark and the Bulldogs won 16-14 Friday night at Thomson.
October 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
October 17, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Lifestyle
The American Red Cross likes to remind eligible donors that it's never too late - or too early - to make blood donation a lifelong habit.
October 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Living well
Long County dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AA with its 36-20 loss to Groves on Thursday in Garden City in a televised game.
October 17, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports
Standing in the path of an Atlanta team intent on establishing the run to spare its own sinking 31st-ranked defense is Baltimore's 3-4 scheme capable of winning - if not dominating - every matchup up front. Atlanta's edge is on the perimeter with wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, who had 12 catches in his last game against the Ravens. Quarterback Matt Ryan makes too many throws eye-to-eye with pass rushers and more horizontal patterns and dump-offs to running backs Antone Smith and Steven Jackson spreads Baltimore's attacking linebackers.
October 17, 2014 | By Jeff Reynolds Reuters News Service | Sports
The Cleveland Browns are seeking their best six-game start since 2001 when they enter a soft portion of the schedule Sunday at the winless Jacksonville Jaguars.
October 17, 2014 | Reuters News Service | Sports
Liberty County's state softball-playoffs run ended Thursday with a 10-1 loss to Pike County in Zebulon.
October 17, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
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This week - Flood Safety Awareness Week - Liberty Countians can update their knowledge to help protect against floods.
April 05, 2007 | Staff report | Public Safety
Deborah Sales has opened JTPL Medical Coding and Billing Center on South Main Street. The 30-year medical professional recently ventured into the business and instruction of medical coding and billing "to be a part of the change in Hinesville healthcare" and the city's continuing expansion.
April 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Living well
It is impossible to use up water. When it is used, it doesn't disappear. There is as much water on this planet today as there was thousands of years ago. When it rains, the water evaporates or it runs to streams or underground reservoirs. It's hard to make it do anything else, except temporarily. Likewise, when water from a stream is used, it returns to a stream or evaporates.
April 05, 2007 | By Harold Brown Georgia Public Policy Foundation | Opinion
Veterans for Peace will sponsor a vigil from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday outside Fort Stewart's main gate at 229 Gen. Screven Way.
April 05, 2007 | Staff report | News
Hinesville Hurricanes players and coaches talked about their strategy and goals for the upcoming season during a recent practice. They revealed a common theme - everyone is chasing the ring.
April 05, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Sports
April 05, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Public Safety
April 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Public Safety
The Liberty County Recreation Department has a storied basketball tradition, with several Georgia Recreation and Parks Association championship teams. One more team has written their names in the annals of rec basketball history.
April 05, 2007 | By Jimmy Currier Sports editor | Sports
Time is now for legislators to be vigilant
April 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Opinion
Over the past few weeks I have been thinking seriously about the moral climate of our county. I have been evaluating my responsibility as a pastor.
April 03, 2007 | By Rev. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith
An article in the Coastal Courier about Liberty County being left out of a statewide tornado alarm and disaster drill (Exercise in disaster, Feb. 25) has proven to be very ironic.
April 03, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Opinion
Undertaking a comprehensive effort to prevent fires and educate the public about the importance of public safety has been a focal point for the Hinesville Fire Department for the past five years.
April 03, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Public Safety
Two Good Samaritans may have saved the life of a woman who was found unconscious early Friday after her vehicle ran off the road, hit a pine tree and overturned.
April 03, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | Public Safety
The governor is flapping around like a headless chicken begging the feds for money to keep alive Georgia's health insurance program for children in need. The transportation nightmare in metro Atlanta could not get worse. Water polluters and land despoilers are pushing enough legislation to fill two freight cars. Loan sharks with fresh ideas for predation are circling the Statehouse. The tax code, the criminal defense system and flagging economic development require immediate attention.
April 03, 2007 | By Bill Shipp | Opinion
Area churches are being asked to help the American Red Cross raise funds for disaster relief.
April 03, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety