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Path2College 529 Plan introduces sweepstakes

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.

February 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Bryan voters to decide on Sunday alcohol sales

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.

February 17, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Special to the Courier | News


Moretz sentenced to 10 years

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.

February 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher Special to the Courier | News


Wellness Fair set for Feb. 22

The Community Health and Wellness Fair is from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Riceboro Youth Center.

February 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Liberty's McMillan wins Butkus Award

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.

December 10, 2013 | Special to the Courier | News


Long Co. rescue to begin relocating animals

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.

November 04, 2013 | By Mike Riddle | News


Governor talks growth, port expansion

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.

October 25, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | News


Secretary of defense issues shutdown message

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - With a government shutdown possible in the absence of federal funding beyond fiscal year 2013, which ends at midnight tonight, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.

September 30, 2013 | American Forces Press Service | News


DoD spells out closure contingencies

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 - DOD officials today issued guidance to the force in the event appropriations lapse Oct. 1 and a government shutdown results.

September 30, 2013 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | News


R. Hill fighting traffic woes

Richmond Hill's most congested and frustrating intersection may be getting more of a makeover than originally planned.

September 05, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Court won't hear landfill suit appeal

The Georgia Supreme Court decided Monday not to review Atlantic Waste's claim that Bryan County's landfill zoning ordinance is unconstitutional.

July 10, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


Judge allows Ogeechee suit to continue

Ogeechee River supporters are cheering a judge's ruling that a lawsuit against King America Finishing can go forward.

June 24, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg For the Courier | News


Pembroke fires police chief

After first saying Mark Crowe had resigned, Pembroke has since said the former police chief's contract was terminated after Crowe said he intended to stay on the job.

June 19, 2013 | By Jeff Whitten For the Courier | News


Statesboro man charged with bootlegging

STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.

June 13, 2013 | By Hollie Deal Bragg Special to the Courier | News


Savannah doctor in U.S. House race

SAVANNAH - Dr. Bob Johnson of Isle of Hope on Saturday announced his candidacy for Georgia's First Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 12, 2013 | Staff report | News


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Part of I-95 named for former state lawmaker

Former state Rep. Joe E. Brown, who died in 1985, was honored Saturday with a ceremony, during which a section of Interstate 95, from exit 76, north to Bryan County, was dedicated in his name.

August 14, 2014 | by Tiffany King Correspondent | News


Community applying for new housing program

Assistant City Manager Ken Howard presented information about a new state housing program to the Hinesville City Council during its Aug. 7 meeting. He said the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing program would help communities create and implement plans to meet their housing and revitalization needs.

August 13, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Gators are common in Coastal Georgia

Residents of Coastal Georgia should not be surprised to see alligators in ponds, creeks or large drainage ditches, said David Mixon, regional supervisor with Georgia Department of Natural Resources' game-management operation.

August 13, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


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