While the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department was fighting a woods fire Monday that destroyed about 90 acres on Elim Church Road, additional units were dispatched to Sandy Ridge Drive on the opposite side of the county in response to a structure fire.
LUDOWICI - The second annual softball tournament for the Long County Relay for Life was last weekend. It was a joint effort from the Wildlife Critters team and the Courthouse Cancer Crashers team.
"Good morning Long County High School. I am Angela Ashley and I am Sam (Samantha) Strickland and you are watching the Blue Tide Morning Show," the bubbly students said.
A Long County jury took less than one hour to find Michael Clements guilty this past week of kidnapping and two counts of aggravated sodomy.
Long County's baseball team lost 8-1 at Jeff Davis Friday. The Blue Tide managed to keep the game close through five innings, trailing only 2-1 going into the bottom of the sixth. But the Yellow Jackets took advantage of a few key errors to win the game and eliminate any chance of the Tide making the state playoffs. Even though the Tide lost, they showed a lot of heart taking on the current No. 2 ...
The Long County High School junior and senior classes hosted their 2007 prom Saturday at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Principals from the county's three schools announced each one's Teacher of the Year for the 2006-07 school year at the April Long County Board of Education meeting.
Three young people have lost their lives during the past three years in Long County as a result of wrecks on all-terrain vehicles.
Long County came from being down 6-2 to beat Brantley County 7-6 Tuesday in Ludowici. The Blue Tide trailed by four going into the bottom of the sixth inning, but scored three runs to narrow the Heron lead to 6-5. In the seventh inning, Jake Durham hit the game tying single, and then Paul Lewandoski slammed a hit down the middle to make the score 7-6. Long County coach Wayne Sasser used Brandon Simmons, Ryan ...
Two Long County houses were destroyed in separate blazes Sunday night - neither related to the wildfire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres, authorities said.
Two men are facing drug-related charges after being arrested Saturday by Ludowici police. According to police investigator Richard Robertson, Corp. Frankie Goff and Officer Walt Pelton were watching a home at 28-C Macon Street for possible drug activity. At about 7:30 p.m, the officers saw a Chevy Caprice back out of the driveway and then reverse direction and nearly slam into the residence. The driver, later identified as Sam Edwards, then attempted to back out ...
After five days of battling a forest fire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres in Long County, firefighters began to wrap things up Monday night and go home.
Law enforcement personnel from throughout the area attended a cookout in their honor Thursday. The event, which was first started in 1987 by Long County Sheriff Cecil Nobles and State Board of Corrections member Wayne Dasher, has grown from a handful of supporters to a major event in southeast Georgia. This year's cookout was hosted by Nobles, Tattnall County Sheriff Quinton Rush, Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin. This year's ...
Despite his team losing, Dustin McGowan (0-1) had another solid outing this past Wednesday pitching for the Syracuse Chiefs as they faced the Charlotte Knights in North Carolina..
An estimated 100 firefighters from throughout the area continued to battle a forest fire Saturday in Long County that engulfed about 1,600 acres.
Eleven athletes from the Long County 4-H Club recently competed in the Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education (SAFE) archery meet at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton.
Two members of the Long County High School ladies track and field team competed at the recent AA state championships.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Jerry Owens on Thursday signed a letter of intent to play men's basketball at Redlands Community College in El Reno, Oklahoma.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Brittany Hall on Thursday signed a letter of intent to play softball and volleyball for Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy's Kirk Hill Jr. signed a letter of intent Thursday to play basketball for Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville.
Two members of the Long County High School boys' track team finished in the top 10 of their events at the Class 2-AA state track and field meet, held May 2-4 in Jefferson.
The Blue Tide baseball team recently held its annual Recreation Night in Long County. Around 50 players and coaches who are participating in the T-ball, softball and baseball programs came out for the night. Recreation department Director Michelle Rogers said more than 400 children will be playing this year.
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