State- and national-office runoff elections held Tuesday across Georgia produced some close, nail-biting results, none of which were complete by the time the Courier went to press at 9 p.m.
Turnout appears to be light for today's runoff elections across the state.
Coastal Georgia communities will celebrate America's 238th birthday this Friday with family fun, food and fireworks.
Marcus Scott IV won the Board of Education District 5 seat Tuesday, beating out Lillie "Readie" Kelly with a total tally of 326 votes to Kelly's 240.
Georgia's primary election included several key, state-level races, including governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. The closest races were for the Republican nominations for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
Here is what the stars have in store for you this weekL
Celebration of the Week of the Young Child will be held Monday-Friday, April 7-11, at Faith Temple Church, 1060 S. Main St, Hinesville.
So, how did you spend Thursday night last week? Rockin' out to the Avett Brothers concert at the Savannah Music Festival? Busily completing brackets after the Texas Longhorns' win over Arizona State? Maybe you were just clipping your toenails in front of Scandal.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
RICHMOND HILL - The Bryan County Board of Commissioners will let voters decide in November whether they want to buy alcohol on Sunday in unincorporated parts of the county.
SPRINGFIELD - Kim Moretz was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, and another five years of probation, following her conviction in concealing the death of Charlie Ray III.
The Community Health and Wellness Fair is from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Riceboro Youth Center.
Liberty County High School linebacker Raekwon McMillan has been selected as the 2013 national high-school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top linebacker.
Making of Miracle Stories animal-rescue shelter founder and President Karen Talbot said Friday that the embattled center is in the process of marketing out the animals that still are at the site on Hugh Gordon Lane in Long County.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday for a full 30 minutes about job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the port-expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit to Liberty County.
Long County High School's class of 1974 had its 40th reunion July 19 at Long County Middle School.
The Investigation Discovery channel will premiere an episode of "Deadly Devotion" focusing on the deaths of Tiffany York and Michael Roark at 9 tonight, with a repeat at midnight.
Operation Homefront will hold a Back-to-School Brigade event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Connection Church, 116 Patriot's Trail in Hinesville, where free backpacks full of school supplies will be distributed to military kids.
Two members of a Fort Stewart family, 9-year-old Oceana Irizarry and her father, Sgt. 1st Class Ommy Irizarry, 36, have died from injuries sustained in a freak accident Sunday on a Florida beach.
Oceana Irizarry, 9, who along with her father was hit by a plane on a Florida beach Sunday, has died, according to national and regional media.
The Fort Stewart community learned today that one of their own was killed in a tragic airplane accident in Venice, Florida on Sunday.
The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission's governing board met Wednesday to discuss health-insurance plans and hear a presentation from Hinesville Assistant City Manager Kenny Howard on the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing.
An estimated 25 residents of the McIntosh/Holmestown community have told planners they don't want much development in their area.
Heat and humidity in our area is going to make it seem like it is 105 degrees today, so the National Weather Service's Charleston Office has issued a heat advisory.
The Coastal Workforce Investment Board on Wednesday hosted a Summer Youth Work Experience closeout celebration and symposium at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Long County Commissioners recently discussed the possibility of changing the locations of several voter precincts.
Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.
The Hinesville City Council on Thursday tabled a rezoning petition that would accommodate a grocery store with gas pumps.
The third of 12 Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission community-planning meetings is scheduled for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Dorchester Academy, 8787 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.
Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.