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Top stories of 2010: November-December

As 2011 shifts into high gear, the Courier takes its last look back at 2010's front page stories. The dates listed are when the Courier published the stories, not the dates on which the events occurred. These following stories made headlines in November and December 2010.

January 05, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Lane closure on I-95 this week

The left lane will be closed on I-95 southbound in Bryan and Chatham counties this week, Georgia Department of Transportation announced Thursday.

January 03, 2011 | Staff report | News


Protect property from the cold

Coastal Georgia's recent cold snap is taking a toll on area residents and their property. With temperatures hovering around freezing the past few weeks, ice-blanketed cars and lawns seem to be common sights in the wee morning hours.

January 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Staff report | News


U.S. teen pregnancies down, Liberty’s up

Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report citing a downward trend in the national teen pregnancy rate. However, Coastal Health District statistics show Liberty County's birth rate for teen mothers aged 15-19 was higher in recent years compared with neighboring counties. Local health officials say this is because the county's rates are impacted by the area's military population.

January 03, 2011 | Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


YMCA swim program aims to save lives

Swimming isn't the easiest task to master, which is why the YMCA of Coastal Georgia works with Liberty County schools to get students involved in swim lessons at an early age.

January 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Staff writer | News


Midway approves budget

After a final 17-cent adjustment, the Midway City Council on Wednesday approved a balanced 2011 budget with a total bottom line of $1,682,496.

January 03, 2011 | Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Top stories of 2010: August-October

As a new decade begins, the Courier looks back at stories that made headlines in 2010. The dates listed are the date on which the Courier published the stories, not when the events occurred. These following stories made the front page in August, September and October 2010.

January 03, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | News


Top stories of 2010: April-July

As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier is taking a look back at this past year's headlines. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published the stories, not when the events occurred. These following stories were splashed across the front page in April, May, June and July 2010.

December 31, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Cities, counties must verify workers' legal status

On Jan. 1, cities and counties across the state must be in compliance with Department of Homeland Security requirements; namely, local governments must be able to verify the legal status of people they hire or contract for services.

December 31, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Lawmakers visit Liberty County

The 2011 Georgia legislative session is expected to be one of the toughest in recent years, but Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, is eager to tackle the budget deficit and other challenges.

December 31, 2010 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | News


Savannah’s smoking law about to take effect

SAVANNAH - A new ordinance that bans smoking in numerous locations is about to take effect in Savannah, and smokers and businesses are preparing to deal with the restrictions.

December 29, 2010 | Associated Press | News


Midway budget meeting tonight

Midway budget writers on Monday decided to hire an additional police officer next year, compromised on the thorny issue of probation supervision and scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. today to complete the budget process.

December 29, 2010 | Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Looking back: Top 2010 stories

As 2010 comes to a close, the Courier is taking a look back at this past year's headlines. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred. The following is a look back at the biggest stories of February and March 2010.

December 29, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


Local woman gives away $100 every day

By Dec. 31, Betty Londergan will have given away $36,500 of her money to charity.

December 29, 2010 | Seraine Page | News


Biker babes aid troops, charity

Bomber Girls Ladies Riding Club members are hard-core - when it comes to supporting soldiers. These civic-minded bikers raise funds to send care packages to deployed soldiers year-round.

December 29, 2010 | Denise Etheridge | News


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Post highway closed Thursday afternoon

Highway 119 from its intersection with Highway 144 on Fort Stewart to the post's north boundary will be closed for about an hour Thursday afternoon.

August 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News


Child reported kidnapped is safe

A child reported abducted Monday night is safe and with his mother, according to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Det. Chris Reed

August 05, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


City leaders conclude workshop

Hinesville city leaders on Friday completed two days discussing issues that affect Hinesville residents and setting goals for the coming year during this year's planning workshop on St. Simons Island.

August 05, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Water threat rises to top issue

A top issue quickly arose at a Hinesville planning workshop on St. Simons Island: cutting the amount of water withdrawn from the Floridan aquifer.

August 01, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Raffle started for Veterans Salute

Members of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee are selling raffle tickets for a 50/50 drawing Nov. 1 during the second annual Veterans Salute Day at Bryant Commons.

July 31, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Pembroke whittling down $700,000 in unpaid tickets

When Pembroke Police Chief Stacy Strickland asked his clerk to audit the department's files and find out how many unpaid fines might be floating around out there somewhere, he probably wasn't prepared for the answer he got.

July 31, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


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