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Long high school has spring sports banquet

LUDOWICI - Long County High School had its spring sports banquet May 21 to honor the athletes who excelled in golf, track and baseball.

May 29, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


General tells Long Chamber about growth

LUDOWICI - Deputy commanding general of maneuvers for the 3rd Infantry Division, Brig. Gen. Pat Donahue spoke to the Long County Chamber of Commerce on May 19 and, according to him, whether Fort Stewart will get a fifth brigade is still up in the air.

May 27, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Military


Tide lineman to play in Hawaii

LUDOWICI - Long County football player Caleb Bailey is a talented young player and this summer he will be able to show what he has to offer to more than 30 college coaches.

May 27, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide represented on 2-AA Region team

The Blue Tide was well represented this year on the 2-AA All-Region baseball team with four players recognized.

May 23, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


USDA grant adds cars to Ludowici Police

LUDOWICI - The Ludowici Police Department received a $44,500 grant Monday, along with an additional $36,500 loan from the USDA to buy three new police cars.

May 23, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Tide football wraps up spring training

The Long County High School football team wrapped up spring training Tuesday and, according to head coach Kyle Wilson, the turnout was good.

May 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. golf tourney raises $2,000

The Long County Touchdown Club had its fourth annual golf tournament last Saturday in Hinesville at the Cherokee Rose Country Club and raised more than $2,000, according to Joey Harrison.

May 20, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Locals praise cabinet member's visit

LUDOWICI - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited here Monday to conduct a community forum and to inform the Ludowici Police Department it had been approved for a grant and loan package to buy three new police cars.

May 20, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Cell phones as welfare benefits goes too far

I recently saw a commercial for a company offering free cell phones and wireless service to people who receive government assistance. The commercial showed this pleasant "mom" with her two kids, having car trouble and she needed a cell phone to call for help.

May 20, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Columnist | Opinion


Slow-speed chase ends with arrest, injuries

LUDOWICI - A car chase, allegedly involving a Glennville man, ended in Ludowici with an uninvolved driver's car being hit, and two Ludowici Police Officers injured.

May 18, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long County getting grant to buy ambulance

LUDOWICI - The Long County EMS unit will be getting a new ambulance soon, as result of a $72,000 grant submitted through the county and Liberty Regional Medical Center.

May 18, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


USDA secretary in Ludowici Monday

LUDOWICI - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be in Ludowici tomorrow to hear concerns of citizens.

May 18, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Blue Tide standout signs with Delta Trojans

Friday, Blue Tide athlete Eli Guest signed with Mississippi Delta Community College to play basketball next year.

May 18, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Tide’s Harrison signs with LaGrange

Long County High School wide receiver Stevie Harrison signed with LaGrange College to play football and was told he would be given the opportunity to "walk on" the baseball team.

May 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Paula Deen, Gnats team up to feed hungry

On Friday, the Savannah Sand Gnats lost to the Greenville Drive 4-3, but celebrity chef and restaurant owner Paula Deen brightened the evening a bit by putting in an appearance at Grayson Stadium.

May 13, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Long County lineman signs to play for Mizzou

Long County football player Darvis Holmes signed a letter of intent June 12 to play football with Missouri.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County soccer team has 9 on All-Region teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players selected All-Region.

June 22, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eight Lady Tide named to 2-AA All-Region soccer teams

Region 2-AA coaches recently released the names of players who were selected to the all-region team.

June 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Game features southeast Georgia players

Area baseball fans got a treat Thursday as two former high school stars and now major league players faced each other on the diamond.

June 15, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Stixx take Rincon tourney

The Southern Stixx, a traveling baseball team from Long County, won a recent 12U baseball tournament in Rincon.

June 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. Rec. employees pull double duty as coaches

The job of a recreation department director can be tough.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Runner catches ribbon

The Long County boys track and field team competed in the recent Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Championship in Jefferson.

June 08, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide runner finishes 4th in state

The Long County girls track team recently competed in the Georgia High School Association 2-AA State Track and Field Championship, which was held in Atlanta ...

June 06, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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