Early in the season, Toronto Blue Jays pitchers had every reason to be frustrated with their team's offensive efforts. However, each time a member of the pitching rotation was asked about the issue, they seemed certain the bats would eventually come around.
Tragedy struck Long County last weekend when a Smiley Elementary School student died from injuries sustained when an SUV struck the child as he was running along side a road.
A truck and a car were involved in an accident Tuesday at Smiley Cross Roads in Long County resulting in two being injured.
After reporting at the April 30 meeting that the final changes for the Wiregrass E-911 McIntosh/Long Communication Center were nearly complete, the May 11 storms have delayed the project indefinitely.
The Long County Board of Education recently narrowed the field of superintendent candidates from 20 to 3.
Long County High School held its 2008 Senior Banquet on May 22 at the school cafeteria. Many graduating seniors received awards for outstanding achievement.
Last Tuesday and Wednesday, several Long County Emergency First Responders took part in Hurrex 2008, a statewide hurricane drill.
As the school year wound down, Walker Middle School left its eighth-graders with some possible ideas for future careers as they make the transition to high school.
LUDOWICI - A shower earlier and the threat of more rain didn't stop the 115 Long County High School seniors from marching across Veterans Stadium on Friday night for commencement exercises.
Amy Davis Nutting filed an appeal in the Long County Superior Circuit Court this last Wednesday appealing a decision that ruled her ineligible to run for the upcoming vacant county commissioner seat in the 5th District.
LUDOWICI - Ludowici District 3 City Councilman Frank McClelland Jr. informed the council at the May 13 meeting of his intent to run for Long County sheriff.
The Toronto Blue Jays picked up their fourth win in a row Sunday when they beat the Kansas City Royals.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Sheriff's Department made an arrest involving cocaine on May 15.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Board of Education ceremonially broke ground for a new school on May 14.
Dustin McGowan pitched six and a third innings Tuesday against Los Angeles, but still picked up a loss as the Blue Jays offense sputtered.
This past week was a turbulent time for the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department with the suspension of the acting chief, a partial walkout of firefighters and allegations that a commissioner illegally operated a fire truck.
Despite rumors, the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department is still providing service to the citizens, Assistant Fire Chief Randy Combs said Monday.
Former Long County High School baseball standout Trystan Goodro is continuing to excel at the collegiate level.
Brendan Scott, Long County High School's 2014 Mike Reed Chevrolet/Coastal Courier football player of the year, was invited to attend a football camp at Harvard University. Scott attended the camp June 14 through an invitation he received from the school.
Long County was well-represented on the recently announced All-Region 2-AA boys' soccer team with 10 players being recognized.
Four members of the Long County High School baseball team recently were selected for All-Region 2-AA honors.
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