LUDOWICI -- The Long County Sheriff's Department received a $347,800 check Thursday to help fund additional deputies, patrol vehicles and equipment from a grant secured by U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston.
The 2008 2-AA All-Region Basketball Team was selected last week, and both the girls and boys Long County High School teams were represented well.
LUDOWICI - Sometime in March, the Long County-Emergency Management Agency will test the new crisis communication system.
LUDOWICI - Whoa, Nellie, if anyone thought the Long County basketball team would have a "cushion" opponent in the first round of the state playoffs, they didn't know anything about the Bleckley County Royals.
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide Basketball Team didn't have much time to celebrate winning their 2-AA Region Championship this week, since they had to prepare for the state tournament.
The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year-old basketball league wrapped up the season Saturday.
LUDOWICI -- At the February Long County Commission meeting, Liberty Regional Medical Center CEO Scott Kroell reported on Coastal Manor nursing home.
The Long County 4-H Club sent 17 youth to the state 4-H Camp at Rock Eagle for the District Project Achievement Project competition Feb. 1-3.
LUDOWICI -- At a Ludowici city council meeting, members from the Long Board of Education asked the city for support with a new school to be completed for the 2010-2011 school year.
LUDOWICI -- On Feb. 13, the Long Pre-Release Center started the first commercial driver's license class in a prison in the state.
The Long County Senior Citizens Center had a 2008 Valentine Banquet on Feb. 14.
Having lost twice during the regular season to the Appling County Pirates, the third time was a charm for the Blue Tide, as the boys' basketball team beat the number two team in the state, 51-43 for the 2-AA Region Championship.
LUDOWICI - On Feb. 3 a busted rear taillight led to a Garden City man's arrest here for drug possession and the possession of a stolen firearm.
The Long County boys basketball team advanced to the finals of the Region 2-AA Tournament this past week, with wins over the Brantley County Herons and the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
The Long County 7- and 8-year-old basketball teams continued to shoot hoops like the big-leaguers Saturday.
Long County on Friday finally exorcised a demon that had been haunting the football program for 10 years.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band in its drive to perform in McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27.
The Long County High School football team will be looking to accomplish something Friday that it hasn't done to date: beat McIntosh County.
The Long County Recreation Department cheerleaders and players recently were recognized by Long County High School.
Long County dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AA with its 36-20 loss to Groves on Thursday in Garden City in a televised game.
The Long County High School softball team's season came to an end on Wednesday as they lost a best of two-out-of-three series to Berrien County in the first round of the state playoffs. According to Lady Tide Head Coach Brian Thomas his team lost to the Rebels 8-0 and in the first game and then 3-0 in the second game. The games were in Nashville.
The Long County High School football team travels Thursday to Garden City to face Groves in a Region 2-AA game that will be broadcast on WSAV, Hinesville cable channel 4.
The Long County High School band recently continued its dominance, bringing home 19 awards from the Coffee County Invitation Band Competition on Sept. 27 in Douglas.
The Blue Tide extinguished the New Hampstead Phoenix, 41-0, Friday in Ludowici.
On Monday the Long County High School softball team's dream of a region championship faded away as Bacon County beat then in back-to-back games
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