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Long schools to lost $1.2 million next year

According to Long County School Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters, early projections from the state indicate the system will lose around $1.2 million for the 2009-10 fiscal year.

May 01, 2009 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Smiley names teacher, aide of year

LUDOWICI - Jenny Futch was recently named teacher of the year at Smiley Elementary.

May 01, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Blue Tide need a win to make playoffs

After 24 games it all comes down to one game for Long County High and Brantley County High schools. If the Herons win, they're in the playoffs. If they lose the Ludowici team makes the state tournament.

May 01, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. Blue Tide lose region contest

LUDOWICI - The Long County High School Baseball Team (7-15) lost a big game Friday night to Brantley County High School, 8-1.

April 29, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Talk show host gives LPD $25,000 for patrol car

LUDOWICI - Chief Richard Robertson and the Ludowici Police Department learned Wednesday they had been selected by Jenny's Heroes to get $25,000 to buy a 2009 Dodge Charger for a patrol car.

April 27, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long Co. has Relay for Life softball tourney

The Wildlife Critters held their 4th annual Relay for Life softball tournament last weekend to raise money for the 2009 campaign.

April 24, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide defeat Indians 10-0, hold 4th spot

The Long County baseball team got back in the win column Friday night, defeating Charlton County High School 10-0.

April 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


MACE asks Long Commission for funding, personnel

LUDOWICI - The Commander of the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force recently asked the Long County commissioners for additional funding for 2009-10.

April 22, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Blue Tide lose to Yellow Jackets, 17-7

The Long County High School baseball team dropped its second game in a row Wednesday night to Jeff Davis High School, 17-7 in five innings.

April 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. high school gives sports awards

Long County High School winter sports teams recently had their awards banquet. Plaques and trophies were presented to athletes who excelled during the season.

April 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Commission agrees on backhoe purchase

After a heated March meeting, during which Commissioners Bobby Walker and Wallace Shaw disagreed over the legality of a previous backhoe purchase authorized by Walker, both men agreed to ratify the purchase at the April 7 meeting.

April 20, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Ludowici starts taking payments on cards

The City of Ludowici now accepts payments on credit and debit cards.

April 20, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


McGowan optimistic despite teams’ fears

Toronto Blue Jay pitcher Dustin McGowan's future is still up in the air.

April 17, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Lady Tide’s Mills signs with S. Ga.

LUDOWICI - Long County High School girls basketball standout Brittany Mills signed a full-ride, two-year scholarship Friday to play at South Georgia Technical College.

April 15, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


State lawmaker speaks to gun enthusiasts

Georgia 68th District Rep. Timothy Bearden spoke to the area GeorgiaCarry.org group Saturday.

April 15, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


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Long County girls advance to second round

It wasn't easy, nor quick, but after over 90 minutes of play Friday, the Long County girls soccer team beat Screven County 3-1 in ...

May 02, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide fall in playoff

The Long County boys soccer team's season ended Thursday in the first round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs.

May 02, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. soccer teams host playoffs

The Long County soccer program has achieved much in its short history.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dozen Long County athletes advance to region

Long County had 12 athletes either bring home medals or advance to the regional championship during the recent Region 2-AA track meet in Statesboro.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County drops last baseball game of season

The Long County baseball team closed out the season Saturday against Claxton in Ludowici.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County falls short of undefeated season

The dream of an undefeated season by the Long County boys' soccer team came to an end on Thursday as the Blue Tide lost to ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide miss the playoffs with tough loss to Jeff Davis

Long County knew it needed to pull off an upset Thursday over Jeff Davis (18-6) if the Blue Tide were to have any chance at ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Victory over Vidalia keeps Blue Tide’s playoff hopes alive

The Long County baseball team kept its playoff hopes alive Monday, beating Vidalia 5-1 in Toombs County.

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf raises more than $10,000 for cancer patient

The John E. Smiley Jr. "Jay Bird" Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club raised more than $10,000 for Valarie Gosseck, who ...

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide at 12-0, ranked third in state

The Long County boys and girls soccer teams continued dominating the field Tuesday, beating Jeff Davis in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Young Blue Tide pitcher throws no-hitter, with 9 Ks

Long County's baseball team picked up its second win in a row Tuesday by beating McIntosh County 4-0 in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Emergency workers put together benefit

Valarie Gosseck fought off cancer 20 years ago.

April 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Tide drop 4 games in a row

This recent stretch has not been kind to the Long County baseball team as the Tide dropped four consecutive region games and fell to sixth ...

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf tourney to benefit local cancer patient

The Jay Smiley Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dawson a finalist for Dooley award

Long County senior Harley Dawson recently learned that she had been selected as a finalist for the Vince Dooley Athletes for a Better World Scholarship.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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