The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year-old basketball league wrapped up the season Saturday.
LUDOWICI -- At the February Long County Commission meeting, Liberty Regional Medical Center CEO Scott Kroell reported on Coastal Manor nursing home.
The Long County 4-H Club sent 17 youth to the state 4-H Camp at Rock Eagle for the District Project Achievement Project competition Feb. 1-3.
LUDOWICI -- At a Ludowici city council meeting, members from the Long Board of Education asked the city for support with a new school to be completed for the 2010-2011 school year.
LUDOWICI -- On Feb. 13, the Long Pre-Release Center started the first commercial driver's license class in a prison in the state.
The Long County Senior Citizens Center had a 2008 Valentine Banquet on Feb. 14.
Having lost twice during the regular season to the Appling County Pirates, the third time was a charm for the Blue Tide, as the boys' basketball team beat the number two team in the state, 51-43 for the 2-AA Region Championship.
LUDOWICI - On Feb. 3 a busted rear taillight led to a Garden City man's arrest here for drug possession and the possession of a stolen firearm.
The Long County boys basketball team advanced to the finals of the Region 2-AA Tournament this past week, with wins over the Brantley County Herons and the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
The Long County 7- and 8-year-old basketball teams continued to shoot hoops like the big-leaguers Saturday.
The Long County girls and boys basketball teams ended the regular season last week and now the "important games" begin the region tournament and next week the state tournament.
LUDOWICI - Just two weeks ago, 34-year-old Valerie Futch-Smith was teaching her Smiley Elementary School first grade class, and planning to visit her mother in New Mexico. But on Feb. 1 at 3:45 a.m., tragedy struck, and her husband Jimmy, rushed her to the hospital.
The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Code Enforcement Office recently organized an open house meeting at the Ludowici City Hall regarding a Long/Ludowici flood insurance study and a proposed digital flood insurance rate map for the area.
LUDOWICI - A packed cafeteria at the Long County High School watched Heather Cierra Reddish be crowned the 2008 Long County Miss Sweetheart and Ryan Taylor Harrison be crowned the Junior Miss Sweetheart this past Thursday.
The Long County High School softball team was all smiles Friday as the Lady Tide clinched a playoff berth in the state tournament.
The Long County High School football team fell to Bacon County, 52-7, on Friday in Alma.
Long County will be looking to pick up its second win of the year tonight when it travels to Alma to take on the Bacon County Red Raiders in a Region 2-AA battle.
The Long County High School softball team held its senior-night activities Monday.
Traveling to Hazlehurst on Friday, the Long County football team had plans of notching its first Region 2-AA win of the year. However, the night did not go as planned as the Blue Tide fell to Jeff Davis, 24-0.
The Long County High School softball team split two recent games, with its win coming at the expense of Bradwell Institute.
The Long County High School football team hits the road tonight to take on Jeff Davis County in Hazlehurst in each team's first Region 2-AA contest of the season.
Long County beat Metter, 28-20, Friday in Ludowici for the Blue Tide's first win of the season.
The Long County High School softball team lost, 8-0, to Richmond Hill on Monday in a non-region contest in Ludowici.
The Long County High School football team beat Metter, 28-12, on Friday in Ludowici to pick up its first win of the year.
The Long County High School softball team fell, 2-1, in eight innings to a strong Jeff Davis squad Thursday in Hazlehurst.
The Long County High School football team will be back on the gridiron tonight when it hosts Metter at 7:30 p.m.
The Long County High School softball team beat McIntosh County, 8-0, on Wednesday in Ludowici.
Though the Long County High School varsity football team had last week off from game action, the junior-varsity squad traveled to Reidsville on Thursday but lost to Tattnall County, 42-14.
Former Long County High School football standout Josh Berry, who is now a member of the Savannah State University team, saw action on Saturday against Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.