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.
The Long County Blue Tide Boys Basketball Team picked up an easy win this past Tuesday night and appears to have hit fifth gear on the back stretch of their season.
LUDOWICI - At the Jan. 8, Ludowici City Council meeting, several items of business were on the agenda, but none more important than those dealing with the city police department.
The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.
LUDOWICI - After less than a year on the jpb, Long County Recreation Department Director Shawn Mills turned in his resignation last week at the Long County Commissioner's January meeting.
Tenth-ranked Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up a region win on Friday, and then lost a non-region game on Saturday.
The Long County girls basketball team got back on the winning track Friday, beating Charlton County, but on Saturday they were clearly outmatched as they fell to Glynn Academy.
Long County Blue Tide head coach Deshon Brock recently sat down to discuss where his team is at the mid-season break.
Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.
LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.
The Long County Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee has announced the third annual Martin Luther King Celebration to be presented Jan. 21.
This first part of this week wasn't good to the Long County High School softball team.
The Long County High School football team fell, 33-20, to Claxton on Friday in a preseason scrimmage in Ludowici.
The Long County High School football team lost its Friday night scrimmage, 33-20, to Claxton High School in Ludowici. For more photos of the game, go to www.coastalcourier.com, and check Wednesday's Courier for a full story.
Long County High School softball pitcher Harley Dawson led the Lady Tide to a 1-0 win Thursday over Bryan County. She won a pitching duel with Bryan's Brooke Barfield, striking out 16 batters, giving up only three hits and walking three.
The Long County High School football team will hold its first scrimmage tonight, taking on Claxton High School at 7:30 in Ludowici.
The Long County High School softball team got a no-hitter from pitcher Harley Dawson en route to winning its first Region 2-AA game of the season Tuesday by pummeling St. Vincent's Academy, 9-0, in five innings in Savannah.
Liberty County High School kicked off its softball season with a 10-3 win over Long County High School on Monday in Ludowici.
Dr. James Graham owns and directs Excelsior Ambulance Service, Long County's new service provider. He addressed the county commission Aug. 5.
The Long County Commission Tuesday recognized the Long County 10-and-under All-Star baseball team for winning the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C championship. The boys won the title last month by defeating Putnam County 14-0 in the championship game.
Area officials broke ground last week for a new adult daytime health center in Ludowici.
The Long County High School softball team claimed a 6-5 win over Brunswick in a scrimmage Tuesday at Ludowici.
The Long County Mud Bog will be held Saturday at the Long County Wildlife Park.
The 2013 season was a successful one for the Long County High School softball team.
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