The upcoming Long County General Primary is just around the corner, and the qualifying dates for the Partisan positions will be from April 28 through May 2.
Last Thursday, a bicycle and truck collided on Smiley Road in Long County. No serious injuries were reported.
GLENNVILLE - The 21st annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond on Highway 196 April 20 drew an estimated 3,000 people from all over the state.
Thirteen Long County students recently competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Competition in Bacon County.
On Wednesday, a ninth-inning collapse of the Toronto Blue Jay bullpen, resulted in Long County's Dustin McGowan, picking up his second no decision in less than a week. The hurler from southeast Georgia didn't have one of his best nights, giving up seven hits over five innings. But despite not having his best stuff, he still left his team with a 3-2 lead, before being replaced in the sixth inning.
LUDOWICI - As they say in kid's games, close doesn't count in anything but horseshoes and hand grenades, but Tuesday, the Long County Blue Tide came about as close as they could in knocking off the 2-AA, 8-0, Pierce County Bears.
The Long County Board of Education saw the final plans for a new school on April 3.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Commission will have a whole new look in the near future as the chairman and District 3 Commissioner Randy Wilson, District 2 Commissioner Mike McGowan, and District 1 Commissioner Charles Reddish Sr. all announced they at not seeking re-election this year.
The Long County Baseball Team took on McIntosh County Academy in Darien Friday, and the road trip obviously did them good.
Second graders from Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici visited the Georgia Southern University Planetarium on March 28.
Last month, Willie F. Johnson, owner of Johnson Shoe Shop in Ludowici, died after a long illness.
RMR and Associates had a groundbreaking Tuesday, initiating the first step of a multi-faceted projected, which will culminate in what will eventually be Long County's The Town Square Village."
LUDOWICI -- Most of the growth in Long County has been positive and welcomed by the majority of people. But one side of the growth, which isn't so good, is the number of court cases.
Despite Thursday's good performance by Dustin McGowan, the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the New York Yankees 3-2, in the final of a three-game series.
LUDOWICI -- Helen Jenkins has been taking care of people for a long time, since 1989 to be exact. But recently, she became sick and has had to let people help her.
The Long County 12-under all-star basketball competed Thursday in the Georgia Recreation Parks Association District 2 Tournament in Baxley. In a game that went back fourth for four quarters, Appling County won, 37-28.
The Long County High School boys' soccer team got a huge win Friday, beating Benedictine Military School, 6-5, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.
Ludowici Mayor James Fuller said timber trucks are damaging several roads in Ludowici.
Long County dropped its first baseball game of the season Tuesday to Tattnall County, 15-10. Playing in Reidsville, the Battle Creek Warriors proved to be too much for the Blue Tide.
Long County placed eight players on the recently announced 2-AA All-Region basketball teams.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the year Monday by defeating New Hampstead, 11-1, in five innings in Ludowici.
The Long County High School baseball team last year missed making the state playoffs by one game, finishing with a 13-13 overall record and an 8-10 mark in Region 2-AA.
Last year was only the second year of the Long County High School soccer program's existence, but both the girls' and boys' teams had quality years.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams wrapped up their seasons this week, falling in the quarterfinals of the Region 2-AA tournament.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had one of its best showings of the year Tuesday by destroying Groves, 69-20, in the first round of the Region 2-AA Tournament in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team shocked everyone but themselves Tuesday.
The Region 2-AA basketball tournament continues today in Ludowici at Long County High School.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their final games of the regular season Friday against Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy in Savannah.
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