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Local soldier killed in Iraq

Fort Stewart resident Judith Dene said she lost her best friend Sunday when her husband Sgt. 1st Class Jason Dene died in Iraq.

June 14, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Ft. Stewart soldier dies in Iraq

A Fort Stewart soldier died in Iraq Friday one day after being injured, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday afternoon.

June 12, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Ethics panel probes Williams' finances

State Rep. Al Williams (D-Midway) has 30 days to begin negotiating a settlement with the State Ethics Commission, stemming from allegations he misused campaign funds and failed to disclose campaign contributions and personal finances, as required by law.

June 11, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


City temporarily hangs up sign law

The Hinesville City Council recently voted to place a 120-day moratorium on enforcement of the city's ban on placing temporary signs in city right-of-ways, a response to a request from the Hinesville Area Board of Realtors.

June 11, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Bradwell seniors receive three of four main academy nominations

Their high school days are almost done, but Bradwell Institute seniors John David Howard, Mitchell McKnight and Alexandria Sletten can say they ended their high school careers by making history.

June 06, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Georgia toughens penalties for dogfighting

The penalties for dogfighting in Georgia got a lot tougher last week when Gov. Sonny Perdue signed legislation making the activity a felony offense in the state.

June 04, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | State, National


Candidate wants to be voice of change

When Jerald Burgess walked into the Liberty County Voter Registration Office a few weeks ago to qualify for the Liberty County sheriff's race, he entered the building with one purpose in mind -- to be the voice of change he believes people are seeking.

May 31, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Perdue vetoes bill to help military kids switch schools

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue vetoed 17 bills Wednesday, including one that would have made it easier for children of military personnel to transfer between new schools.

May 31, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Soldier's adopted neighbors pay tribute

A young Fort Stewart soldier, who made Long County his adopted hometown and was known for his skills on the grill and love for the outdoors, was honored Thursday for "making the ultimate sacrifice for his country."

May 31, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Soldier's death being investigated

The death of a Fort Stewart soldier in Iraq Friday is under investigation, the Department of Defense said Saturday.

May 28, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Fire call reimbursements being weighed

Firefighters with the Walthourville Volunteer Fire Department could be in store for a raise.

May 27, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Sheriff candidate wants more community involvement

Midway resident Richard White thinks the Liberty County Sheriff's Office isn't involved in the community (other than road patrols) and local programs meant to keep young people out of trouble overlook a key group.

May 27, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Hinesville and Riceboro fire departments share grant

Members of the Hinesville Fire Department and Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department had 10,000 reasons to smile recently when state Rep. Al Williams (D-Midway) brought home a $20,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for the two fire companies to split.

May 24, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Public Safety


Wounded soldiers care consolidated

The interim campus for Fort Stewart's Warrior Transition Battalion was officially opened Tuesday morning with the slicing of a few red, white and blue ribbons.

May 24, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Military


Controversy over signs resurfaces

Hinesville's new "sign cop" has riled real estate agents, but their request to allow temporary open house signs on city right-of-ways was put on hold by the city council Thursday.

May 22, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


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