LUDOWICI -- The Long County Blue Tide football team completed spring training Friday, and according to head coach Kyle Wilson the team is looking good for next year.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Board of Education tightened up its policy on tobacco use at its May meeting.
LUDOWICI -- A tree dedication ceremony Thursday on Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk will honor former Long County resident, Sgt. Charles Andrew Jankowski.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Wildlife Festival had its third annual Relay for Life Softball Tournament April 26 to raise money to help find a cure for cancer.
Dustin McGowan had been solid and consistent going into Saturday's game against Cleveland, but in this game the party was over early for the right-hander as he had his worst outing of the season.
LUDOWICI -- At a special meeting on May 9, the Long County Development Authority pulled the plug on a proposed new business, which appeared to be going into the industrial park on Highway 84.
LUDOWICI -- A Long County woman running for a county commission seat had her qualification to run challenged on Friday.
The Long County Touchdown Club had its third annual Golf Tournament Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club.
Dustin McGowan continued to impress on the mound, as he and the Toronto Blue Jays shutout the Chicago White Sox, 1-0, Monday.
LUDOWICI -- Three candidates made Long County history last week.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County E-911 Committee met on April 30, and GeoComm project manager Ron Bloom said the final modifications and architectural changes for the Wiregrass 911 Long/McIntosh Communication Center in Darien was nearly completed.
LUDOWICI - The Long County High School baseball team ended the year on a positive note Friday with a win over McIntosh County.
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School had its freshman orientation this on April 24 in the cafeteria. An estimated 200 parents and upcoming ninth-graders attended.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Pre-Release Center had a Family Reunification Day for inmates soon to be released and their families on April 25.
The Blue Tide Baseball team won't make the playoffs this year. But they have proven they can compete with any team, as they narrowly lost to the Savannah Christian Academy's Raiders 11-12 Tuesday night, which is almost the exact score (10-11) they lost to the Pierce County Bears earlier this month.
The Long County High School Lady Tide soccer team had the luck of the Irish with them on St. Patrick's Day.
Former Long County High School baseball standout Tristan Goodro had a base hit and RBI on Saturday to help Middle Georgia State College beat Loyola University, 5-0, in Cochran.
A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team held its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team went 2-1 last week, beating New Hampstead High School (1-8) and McIntosh County (0-8), but falling to Benedictine Military School (8-4).
The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
Long County native Cassandra Pelton recently won two archery competitions.
Though the Long County High School baseball team had a solid outing Tuesday, the Blue Tide still fell to undefeated Bacon County, 4-3, in Ludowici in the Region 2-AA openers for both squads.
The Long County High School soccer teams swept Vidalia on Tuesday in Ludowici for the second time this year.
Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.
Long County High School running back Brendon Scott receives his Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Long County Player of the Year trophy from Coastal Courier sportswriter Mike Riddle on Tuesday. In 2014, Scott led Long County with 1,447 rushing yards. He also made the All-Region 2-AA First Team and earned honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.
Family Dollar in Ludowici recently was targeted by alleged shoplifters.
Long County High snapped two losing streaks Wednesday by beating Brantley County, 8-4, in Ludowici. The win ended the Blue Tide's five-game losing skid this season and ended an eight-game losing streak to the Herons.
The Long County High School soccer teams continue their winning ways, notching wins over Claxton High School and Bryan County last week.