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Free help offered signing up for assitance, insurance offered

Coastal Campaign for Healthy Kids offers free in-person enrollment and renewal assistance for children's health insurance programs, Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids, pregnancy Medicaid and other public benefits (SNAP and CAPS) once a month in Hinesville.

October 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | LIBERTY LIFE

Tour brings local ghost stories to life

Are you afraid of the dark, believe in ghosts? If you attend the Midway Museum Cemetery Tour on Saturday, you just might meet a local ghosts.

October 20, 2016 | By Len Calderone Special to the Courier | Local news

Georgia is the place to be

Today's topic will not include commentary on a bunch of immature multi-millionaires who play a kid's game and who are being goaded by special interest groups into disrespecting a country that allows them the freedom to do so.

October 06, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion

Latest advisory shows Matthew still close to coast

The National Hurricane Center's most recent public advisory shows Hurricane Matthew is still expected to stay close to shore as it moves northward. The hurricane warning for Liberty County remains in effect.

October 06, 2016 | Staff report | Local news

Birth: Juliana Clarissa Tapper

Juliana Clarissa Tapper was born at 9:37 p.m. Sept. 23 to Briana and Jonathan Tapper of Richmond Hill.

October 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations

Shuttle services available

The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency will begin shuttling people to Red Cross Sheltering locations, who have no other means of evacuating to a safe location.

October 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | News

Fort Stewart announces plans

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield has announced its plans due to hurricane Matthew's approach:

October 06, 2016 | Staff Report | News

Deliveries could be delayed

Due to the possible impact of Hurricane Matthew in our local area, and the need to heed the warnings of local evacuation and recovery efforts, the Sunday edition of the Coastal Courier will not be delivered to homes east of the McIntosh overpass.

October 06, 2016 | Staff Report | News

FEMA: Prepare for Matthew

WASHINGTON – FEMA, through its regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is monitoring Hurricane Matthew and remains in close coordination with state emergency managers and tribal officials, as well as our federal partners at the National Weather Service forecast offices. FEMA is urging residents in potentially affected states – from Florida to the Mid-Atlantic – to familiarize themselves with evacuation routes now, prepare, and to take direction from state, local, and tribal officials.

October 06, 2016 | FEMA news release | Public Safety

Governor: Mandatory evacuation east of I-95

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued a mandatory evacuation east of Interstate 95 for six coastal counties. The voluntary evacuation request, issued yesterday, remains in effect for residents west of I-95 in those counties.

October 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

Area still preparing as Matthew gets closer

With a hurricane watch issued for our area, emergency declarations by the governor and county commission and a voluntary evacuation order for some Liberty County residents, little has changed from Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew approaches the area.

October 06, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety

Health department has flu vaccine

The Liberty County Health Department has announced that it has flu vaccine available.

October 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Public Safety

Look close at constitutional amendments

In recent columns, we have discussed two of the four constitutional amendments that voters will see on their ballots Nov. 8.

October 05, 2016 | By Tom Crawford Columnist | Opinion

County issues voluntary evacuation order

Liberty County officials declared a state of emergency Tuesday evening and issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents who live east of I-95. Here's what the email from Liberty County Emergency Management said:

October 05, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | News

Hurricane evacuation preparedness is key

There are several lists available across the web that help you prepare for a hurricane.

October 05, 2016 | By Kristian M. Johanson Guest columnist | Opinion

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No SPLOST until debt service gone

Editor: Are you for or against SPLOST? I suggested in a previous letter to the editor that the county commissioners remove the debt service from ...

October 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Opinion

City EMS and teams assessing damage

The City of Hinesville has reported that the fire department and EMS are back in full response, and linemen crews from Georgia Power, Coastal EMC ...

October 08, 2016 | Staff Report | Public Safety

Work needed to make Liberty beautiful

Editor: I read, with interest, two articles in Sunday's Courier and would like to give my views on both. The front page article entitled ...

October 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Opinion

Birth: A'Miah Zuri Bacon

A'Miah Zuri Bacon was born at 1:12 p.m. Sept. 26 to Tasheya Lenese Nixon of Hinesville and Jeramiah Octavious Bacon of Midway.

October 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations

Shelter in place order issued

Liberty County officials have now issued a shelter in place order for residents who did not evacuate.

October 07, 2016 | Staff report | Local news

'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' doesn't live up to potential

Tim Burton has made a career out of showcasing oddballs and misfits in his movies. He once again embraces his quirky, bizarre sensibilities and his ...

October 07, 2016 | By Justin Hall Movie critic | Things to Do

Storm hits Sunday's Coastal Courier

Dear loyal readers,

October 07, 2016 | Staff Report | Business News

Worst expected this afternoon, night

As local officials continued to urge area residents to evacuate Friday morning and help those without transportation to get out of the area, Hurricane Matthew ...

October 07, 2016 | Staff report | Public Safety

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