The upcoming Long County General Primary is just around the corner, and the qualifying dates for the Partisan positions will be from April 28 through May 2.
Last Thursday, a bicycle and truck collided on Smiley Road in Long County. No serious injuries were reported.
GLENNVILLE - The 21st annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond on Highway 196 April 20 drew an estimated 3,000 people from all over the state.
Thirteen Long County students recently competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Competition in Bacon County.
On Wednesday, a ninth-inning collapse of the Toronto Blue Jay bullpen, resulted in Long County's Dustin McGowan, picking up his second no decision in less than a week. The hurler from southeast Georgia didn't have one of his best nights, giving up seven hits over five innings. But despite not having his best stuff, he still left his team with a 3-2 lead, before being replaced in the sixth inning.
LUDOWICI - As they say in kid's games, close doesn't count in anything but horseshoes and hand grenades, but Tuesday, the Long County Blue Tide came about as close as they could in knocking off the 2-AA, 8-0, Pierce County Bears.
The Long County Board of Education saw the final plans for a new school on April 3.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Commission will have a whole new look in the near future as the chairman and District 3 Commissioner Randy Wilson, District 2 Commissioner Mike McGowan, and District 1 Commissioner Charles Reddish Sr. all announced they at not seeking re-election this year.
The Long County Baseball Team took on McIntosh County Academy in Darien Friday, and the road trip obviously did them good.
Second graders from Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici visited the Georgia Southern University Planetarium on March 28.
Last month, Willie F. Johnson, owner of Johnson Shoe Shop in Ludowici, died after a long illness.
RMR and Associates had a groundbreaking Tuesday, initiating the first step of a multi-faceted projected, which will culminate in what will eventually be Long County's The Town Square Village."
LUDOWICI -- Most of the growth in Long County has been positive and welcomed by the majority of people. But one side of the growth, which isn't so good, is the number of court cases.
Despite Thursday's good performance by Dustin McGowan, the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the New York Yankees 3-2, in the final of a three-game series.
LUDOWICI -- Helen Jenkins has been taking care of people for a long time, since 1989 to be exact. But recently, she became sick and has had to let people help her.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams were swept by Bryan County in Region 2-AA action last Friday in Pembroke.
Tuesday wasn't a good night for Long County, as both the boys' and girls' basketball teams fell to the squads from Vidalia.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team continued to struggle on Saturday, falling to Appling County, 72-55, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its fifth win of the year Saturday by defeating Appling County, 60-49, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School band enjoyed another spot on the national stage when it marched in the McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade on Nov. 27 in Chicago.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up their fourth win of the year Tuesday as they manhandled Groves, 64-39, in Ludowici.
In a nail-biter that went down to the final seconds Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team dropped a 50-49 decision to Metter in Ludowici for its first loss of the season.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team fell to Metter, 70-62, on Saturday in Ludowici.
The Lady Blue Tide proved they should be thought of as a force to be reckoned with this season by picking up two more wins last weekend.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team only won five games last year, so one would think that the year was a disappointment.
The Long County High School varsity basketball teams kicked off the season Tuesday in Vidalia against Toombs County. The boys lost to the Bulldogs, 58-47. The girls won against the Lady Dogs, 58-40.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team had its annual Blue and White scrimmage Saturday.
The Long County basketball teams hit the hardwood Tuesday to face Toombs County in their first games of the season.
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