LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide Ladies needed a win and Tuesday they got one, beating the Charlton County Indians.
The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year old basketball teams played on Jan. 26, and showed that though the players are small, their hearts were large.
The Long County High School girls basketball team had a tough weekend, losing two games.
BLACKSHEAR - The Long County boys basketball team is rolling right along, and appears to be peaking at the right time of the year.
BLACKSHEAR - Friday, the Long County Ladies traveled to Blackshear to take on Pierce County, and lost in a one-sided game 69-32.
LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.
Editor's note: Myron Grimes, head of the Long County High School music department, reports Friday that Teresa Moore-Mitchell has had to cancel her performance for this evening. She is reportedly sick.
LUDOWICI - The Long County boys basketball team beat the Savannah Christian Red Raiders on Tuesday 49-43, and with the win moved the Tide into second place in the 2-AA Region standings.
LUDOWICI - The Long County girls basketball team, showed a "never-say-die" attitude Tuesday as they took on the current number one seed in the 2-AA Region, the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
LUDOWICI - Residents of Long County weathered frigid temperatures Monday to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
After back-to-back region wins with the 2-AA Region playoffs coming into sight, the Long County ladies lost a disappointing game Friday to Jeff Davis County.
The Long County boys basketball team continued its march to the region tournament with another win over Jeff Davis County.
It's been almost 20 years since Gina Middleton Gierc cheered for the Blue Tide, attended Long County High School and was chosen homecoming queen, but the daughter of Frank and Diane Middleton is still making her mom and dad proud and representing Long County well.
Routine items handled by the Long County Commission at its January meeting:
LUDOWICI - After being placed on a list in December for violating a state law requiring municipalities to file audits the city of Ludowici has been given its audit and it has been sent to the appropriate agencies, according to Mayor Myrtice Warren.
Long County Commissioners recently discussed the possibility of changing the locations of several voter precincts.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
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