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Boston, L.A. should be good match-up

Well, the basketball gods have finally woken up and taken a step in the right direction to save the NBA: A Celtic/Laker match-up is just what the doctor ordered.

June 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Former Long Solicitor General for State Court commits apparent suicide

LUDOWICI - Friday, an attorney from Long County was found dead at her home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

June 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long County man charged in arson of parents' home

A Long County man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to burn his parents' house down, as his mother was asleep inside.

June 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Blue Jays lose to New York

Toronto lost a close game this past Thursday 9-8 to New York, despite having a three run lead going into the bottom of the ninth.

June 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


McGowan strikes out six

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.

June 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle / Coastal Courier | Sports


Smiley Elementary student struck by car, killed

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.

June 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Two hospitalized in Smiley Cross Roads wreck

A truck and a car were involved in an accident Tuesday at Smiley Cross Roads in Long County resulting in two being injured.

June 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Darien storm damage delays E-911 center

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.

June 18, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long County school board releases information on superintendent candidates

The Long County Board of Education recently narrowed the field of superintendent candidates from 20 to 3.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County High School holds senior banquet for 2008 class

Long County High School held its 2008 Senior Banquet on May 22 at the school cafeteria. Many graduating seniors received awards for outstanding achievement.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Long County participates in statewide hurricane drill

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, several Long County Emergency First Responders took part in Hurrex 2008, a statewide hurricane drill.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Public Safety


Walker Middle School holds career day

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.

June 17, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County graduates 115 students

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.

June 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long commissioner candidate appeals disqualification ruling

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.

June 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


McClelland resigns from council to run for sheriff

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.

June 14, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


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Long County hires new fire chief

The Long County Board of Commissioners selected McIntosh County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Deverger to be the next chief of the Ludowici/Long County ...

August 28, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Blue Tide coach has health scare

Long County Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator Jeff Miller had a brief health scare Monday morning.

August 24, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide 5-3 after 3 weeks

After a scorching 3-0 start to the season, the Long County softball team cooled off a bit, going 2-3 over its last five games.

August 24, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide 4-2 after Two Weeks of Action

After a scorching start last week where the Long County High School softball team went 3-0, the Lady Tide tapered down this week by going ...

August 19, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County beats Claxton, 20-18

Despite a rocky first half Friday, the Long County High School football team rallied in the second and beat Claxton High School in Evans County.

August 17, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide open season on fire

Long County opened their season with wins over Crisp County and Telfair County during a tournament Saturday in McCrae. On Monday, the Blue Tide scored ...

August 12, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Tourney raises $2,400 for Long County baseball team

Though the high-school baseball season is several months away, parents and coaches know that it will be here before they know it.

August 12, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Lady Tide get tie in scrimmage with Brunswick

In its final test before beginning the regular season, the Long County High School softball team fought to a 6-6 tie in a scrimmage Tuesday ...

August 10, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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