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En la cocina con mami (In the kitchen with mom)

My mom had a pretty good health scare last week. It scared the whole family actually. There is nothing that makes your heart sink worse than getting a phone call from your brother saying they are headed to the emergency room.

May 31, 2017 | By Patty Leon | COASTAL LIVING


Convenience store owner talks about success

Greg Parker was 21 when he graduated from the University of Georgia and took over a construction project, a new gas station in Midway in 1976.

May 30, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Parker’s opens four new stores

Parker's, a convenience store company headquartered in Savannah has recently expanded adding four new stores in Walthourville, Wayne County, Pooler and Bluffton.

May 30, 2017 | Patty Leon | Business News


Landy 'Landers miss title; shatter season records

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy varsity girls soccer team lost to Augusta Prep 5-1 in the state final Saturday in Macon. However the FPCA girls still managed to shatter school records for the season.

May 25, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Sports


Midway man powering home with sun

Midway resident Modibo Kadalie is tuning into the sun to power his Midway residence.

May 24, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Former members allege church is a cult

Former members of the House of Prayer Christian Church off Airport Road in Hinesville claim the church and its leaders are running a cult, not a house of worship.

May 20, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Lady 'Landers in state finals tomorrow

The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Lady Highlander soccer team is in the state championship game. The FPCA girls trailed Trinity Christian, of Sharpsburg, 1-0 at the half during today's matchup in Macon.

May 19, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


Don’t mess with my Won Ton

Last week a local restaurant was the victim of a cruel prank. Fortunately the community rallied and quickly shut down someone's ill-meaning attempt at a joke.

May 17, 2017 | By Patty Leon | COASTAL LIVING


Cancer doesn't care how healthy you are

Karen Higgasson is a mom who is always on the go. The mother of four girls is not only a soccer mom, but also a coach for the Hinesville Gators.

May 16, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


NAACP addresses controversy

Members of the NAACP attended the Liberty County Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

May 15, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


Vote correction: BoE hires new principal for Bradwell

The Liberty County Board of Education hired a new principal for Bradwell Institute Tuesday.

May 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


Make mine grande, quickly

UPDATE: As of May 3 Starbucks has officially opened.

May 03, 2017 | By Patty Leon | COASTAL LIVING


LCSS to fire Reese after tribunal recommendation

The Liberty County Board of Education voted Thursday to accept the recommendation of a tribunal panel and is firing former Liberty County Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese.

April 30, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Education


Sleep safe with garlic

Today is a national food holiday I can surely support - National Garlic Day.

April 19, 2017 | By Patty Leon | COASTAL LIVING


Bond denied for co-defendant in double murder

The co-defendant in the double-homicide of two Fort Stewart soldiers was denied bond in court Monday.

April 17, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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Public dock at Sunbury to be rebuilt

After being slammed by Hurricane Irma Monday, the public dock at Sunbury in Liberty County will be rebuilt.

September 18, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR asks help assessing damage, restricts some recovery

If you live in coastal Liberty County, the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants your help assessing damage from Hurricane ...

September 18, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Outdoors/Recreation


Woman arrested for trying to free animals from Liberty Humane Shelter

Thinking that the staff of the Liberty Humane Shelter had evacuated the area, leaving the shelter animals behind, a woman broke into the shelter and ...

September 17, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


State patrol says naked woman knocked out power in Long County before storm

Social media was going wild Sept. 9 after reports of a naked woman crashing a pickup into a utility pole was blamed for a seven-hour ...

September 16, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | News


More things you need to know about recovering from Irma

Recovering from a storm can be confusing, what with all the information floating around.

September 16, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Charges added on burglary suspect

A man recently arrested for a string of business burglaries faces new drug charges.

September 14, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


What is next

A westward shift from early predictions kept Hurricane Irma from hitting Liberty County and Coastal Georgia harder than anticipated, but gusting winds and strong storm ...

September 13, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Officials pleased with response

Despite three in-home rescues and lots of heavy wind and rain Sunday and Monday, Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges said Hurricane Irma ...

September 13, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Long County lifts curfew

The Long County Sheriff's Office said they are lifting the curfew as of 6 p.m. today. People looking to return home may do ...

September 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Crews surveying damage

Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown said that they have released a certain amount of emergency response crews to start surveying damages, answer emergency calls and ...

September 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Stay indoors for duration of storm

The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has issued a shelter in place order.

September 11, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Sikes: Securing citizens top priority

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said his deputies are patrolling the county ensuring people's homes are safe.

September 09, 2017 | Patty Leon and Lewis Levine | Local news


Closures, precautions being announced

As Hurricane Irma creeps toward the East Coast, area agencies and offices are taking pre-emptive measures to ensure the safety and well-being of their employees ...

September 07, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Public Safety


Stop panicking, start planning storm response

Everyone I know is freaking out over Hurricane Irma. As of this morning she was a strong Category 5 storm barreling toward Puerto Rico and ...

September 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Midway IGA burglarized

Thieves made off with a bounty of cash after breaking into the Midway IGA store in the twilight hours between Sunday night and Monday morning.

September 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


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