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John signs with Packers

Former Bradwell Institute football player Ulrick John is expected to sign with the Green Bay Packers this week.

September 26, 2017 | Patty Leon | Sports


DRC center to open in Liberty County

The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster Recovery Center at the Liberty County Community Complex next week.

September 22, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


FEMA teams canvassing Liberty

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has dispatched Disaster Survivor Assistance teams in Irma-stricken neighborhoods throughout five coastal counties to help Georgia disaster survivors register for assistance.

September 21, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Bring on the Q

This Saturday is the Blues, Brews and BBQ, hosted by the Hinesville Area Arts Council. And I am so ready to "pig" out as one of the judges this year.

September 20, 2017 | By Patty Leon Liberty Foodie | COASTAL LIVING


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 Irma on the coast.

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 hoped to let dogs free from the kennels around 2:37 p.m. Tuesday.

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 power outage in Ludowici.

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 surge during high tide did allow the storm to land some punches.

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 wasn't as bad as expected, thanks in part to last year's Hurricane Matthew.

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 so at that time. Residents are encouraged to stau off S. Macon Street between Hill Street and Millpond Road. Crews had to repair a natural gas line leak and Georgia Power has just arrived on site to remove the tree that is still blocking the road.

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 restore power.

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


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Halloween classics come wrapped, taped

I always buy candy to make sure I am covered for Halloween. I moved to Allenhurst in 2006 and can count the times I actually ...

November 01, 2017 | By Patty Leon Liberty Foodie | COASTAL LIVING


Hinesville councilwoman wanted Edwards fired

District 1 councilwoman Diana Reid wanted former City Manager Billy Edwards fired, according to a recording of the June 1 executive session meeting of the ...

October 30, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


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