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Youth employment boot camp scheduled

About 15 percent of young adults ages 16-24 years old are not in school, nor are they in the workforce, according to the Ringer Center of Excellence Inc.These young people are not listed as unemplo...

April 08, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Business

Leisure Travel planning casino cruise trip

Registration deadline is April 13 for a Leisure Travel trip at April 18 to Brunswick for a cruise aboard the 200-foot, four-deck Emerald Princess, the "Jewel of the Golden Isles." The cost (transpo...

April 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Things to do

Some stores charging expired 1% tax

If you haven't been checking your receipts in Liberty County stores since Wednesday, you might want to. The sales tax rate for Liberty County should have dropped by 1 percent effective Wednesday, ...

April 04, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news

Top 12 seniors get moment to shine

Some local high-school seniors were honored in a ceremony that praised more than their academic achievements. They were recognized for their contributions to the community, self-sacrifice, work et...

April 04, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education

Missing woman’s vehicle found in Altamaha River

A missing Wayne County woman's vehicle was discovered Friday afternoon in the Altamaha River. A body of a woman was discovered in the vehicle. However, authorities did not immediately confirm the ...

April 04, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News

McGowan released by Dodgers

Ludowici native Dustin McGowan has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a report Tuesday on cbssports.com. McGowan, a right-handed pitcher, had a 6.75 earned-run average in seven...

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Sports

Ludowici Council modifies code

Ludowici City Council modified the city's land development code at its March 10 meeting and learned the following week that a requested easement for the proposed McDonald's/Flash Foods had been app...

March 26, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news

Heaven (visitation stories) can wait, Christian bookstore chain says

Heaven, apparently, can wait, a chain of Southern Baptist-owned bookstores says.More specifically, the flurry of books retelling personal visits to the afterlife are now off the shelves at the 180 ...

March 25, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith

Students removed from private school

Federal and state authorities apparently removed students from housing at a private school in Ludowici Wednesday afternoon.According to Homeland Security spokesman Vincent Picard, agents from one o...

March 25, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News

Mayor essay contest open to sixth-graders

The city of Hinesville invites all sixth-grade students in Liberty County to participate in the "If I Were Mayor, I Would . . ." essay contest. The contest is open to public, private and home-schoo...

March 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education

Long PTO donates $7K to Smiley

The Long County Parent Teacher Organization recently presented a check for $7,000 to Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards during the group's meeting at SES. According to Edwards, the mo...

March 25, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education

Liberty gets swept

The Liberty County High School baseball team was shut out twice in a doubleheader Saturday at Thomson. The Bulldogs thumped Liberty, 10-0, in the first game and 15-0 in game two.The losses dropped ...

March 25, 2015 | Patty Leon | Sports

Sound off for March 25

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can verify neither sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733 to leave a message. Mr. Calderone and Terry...

March 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Sound off

Variations on sloppy Joes are endless

The kid in me still loves sloppy Joes. There's just something about biting into a meaty sandwich dripping with a zesty sauce that oozes down my chin and onto my shirt.Even before there were canned ...

March 25, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray Courier staffer | Food

Fender bender on 84 in Hinesville

A two-vehicle accident on Highway 84 in Hinesville sent one woman to a hospital Wednesday. According to Hinesville Police Patrol Officer Jimmel Hargrove, the accident occurred around 12:15 pm. "Th...

March 25, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | News

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