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Long County man charged in arson of parents' home

A Long County man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to burn his parents' house down, as his mother was asleep inside.

June 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Blue Jays lose to New York

Toronto lost a close game this past Thursday 9-8 to New York, despite having a three run lead going into the bottom of the ninth.

June 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


McGowan strikes out six

Early in the season, Toronto Blue Jays pitchers had every reason to be frustrated with their team's offensive efforts. However, each time a member of the pitching rotation was asked about the issue, they seemed certain the bats would eventually come around.

June 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle / Coastal Courier | Sports


Smiley Elementary student struck by car, killed

Tragedy struck Long County last weekend when a Smiley Elementary School student died from injuries sustained when an SUV struck the child as he was running along side a road.

June 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Two hospitalized in Smiley Cross Roads wreck

A truck and a car were involved in an accident Tuesday at Smiley Cross Roads in Long County resulting in two being injured.

June 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Darien storm damage delays E-911 center

After reporting at the April 30 meeting that the final changes for the Wiregrass E-911 McIntosh/Long Communication Center were nearly complete, the May 11 storms have delayed the project indefinitely.

June 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long County school board releases information on superintendent candidates

The Long County Board of Education recently narrowed the field of superintendent candidates from 20 to 3.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County High School holds senior banquet for 2008 class

Long County High School held its 2008 Senior Banquet on May 22 at the school cafeteria. Many graduating seniors received awards for outstanding achievement.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Long County participates in statewide hurricane drill

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, several Long County Emergency First Responders took part in Hurrex 2008, a statewide hurricane drill.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Public Safety


Walker Middle School holds career day

As the school year wound down, Walker Middle School left its eighth-graders with some possible ideas for future careers as they make the transition to high school.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County graduates 115 students

LUDOWICI - A shower earlier and the threat of more rain didn't stop the 115 Long County High School seniors from marching across Veterans Stadium on Friday night for commencement exercises.

June 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long commissioner candidate appeals disqualification ruling

Amy Davis Nutting filed an appeal in the Long County Superior Circuit Court this last Wednesday appealing a decision that ruled her ineligible to run for the upcoming vacant county commissioner seat in the 5th District.

June 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


McClelland resigns from council to run for sheriff

LUDOWICI - Ludowici District 3 City Councilman Frank McClelland Jr. informed the council at the May 13 meeting of his intent to run for Long County sheriff.

June 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


McGowan gets win, as Toronto claims 4th straight victory

The Toronto Blue Jays picked up their fourth win in a row Sunday when they beat the Kansas City Royals.

June 11, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Long County Sheriff's Department makes drug bust

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Sheriff's Department made an arrest involving cocaine on May 15.

June 11, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Public Safety


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Pelton shines at big event

Former Long County High School student Cassandra Pelton continued her dominance on the archery range at the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championship from May 14-17 in Newberry, Florida.

May 27, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tide teams enjoy strong year

Long County High School has had its share of success in sports.

May 26, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


145 graduate from Long County High School

The commencement ceremony Friday at Long County High School saw 145 seniors graduate, and two other members of the Class of 2015 were remembered.

May 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Blue Tide seniors recognized during last home game

The Long County High School baseball team recently recognized its graduating seniors: Christian Hall, Ryan McGowan and Clay Strickland.

May 13, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Eagles end Blue Tide soccer season

The Long County High School boys soccer season ended Wednesday as Riverside Military Academy defeated them in the second round of the state playoffs.

May 11, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Six Lady Tide run at state

Thursday, six members of the Long County High School track team competed in the Georgia High School Association Track and Field State Championship in Albany. The meet was at Hugh Mill Stadium and ran through Saturday.

May 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


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