LUDOWICI - On April 10, the Long County Health Department had a health fair to promote Immunization Week, which begins on April 19.
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.
The Long County High School Lady Tide soccer team had the luck of the Irish with them on St. Patrick's Day.
Former Long County High School baseball standout Tristan Goodro had a base hit and RBI on Saturday to help Middle Georgia State College beat Loyola University, 5-0, in Cochran.
A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team held its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team went 2-1 last week, beating New Hampstead High School (1-8) and McIntosh County (0-8), but falling to Benedictine Military School (8-4).
The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
Long County native Cassandra Pelton recently won two archery competitions.
Though the Long County High School baseball team had a solid outing Tuesday, the Blue Tide still fell to undefeated Bacon County, 4-3, in Ludowici in the Region 2-AA openers for both squads.
The Long County High School soccer teams swept Vidalia on Tuesday in Ludowici for the second time this year.
Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.
Long County High School running back Brendon Scott receives his Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Long County Player of the Year trophy from Coastal Courier sportswriter Mike Riddle on Tuesday. In 2014, Scott led Long County with 1,447 rushing yards. He also made the All-Region 2-AA First Team and earned honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.
Family Dollar in Ludowici recently was targeted by alleged shoplifters.
Long County High snapped two losing streaks Wednesday by beating Brantley County, 8-4, in Ludowici. The win ended the Blue Tide's five-game losing skid this season and ended an eight-game losing streak to the Herons.
The Long County High School soccer teams continue their winning ways, notching wins over Claxton High School and Bryan County last week.