Tuesday, between the girls and boys basketball games, Long County High School crowned the 2008 Homecoming king and princes.
LUDOWICI - Before a packed house, the Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up their fifth 2-AA Region win in a row over Charlton County 94-70.
Dawn Johnson lives on the Long/Liberty County line, but is asking everyone in Long County to help deal with problems arising from not having any animal control.
Super Tuesday will be here next week, and as Georgians prepares to decide which candidates they will want their delegate votes to go toward, many folks in Long County will be casting their ballots at different locations.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Commissioners had a public hearing on its proposed 2007-08 budget Tuesday and the meeting drew much input from the public.
LUDOWICI - The Blue Tide Ladies needed a win and Tuesday they got one, beating the Charlton County Indians.
The Long County Recreation Department's 7- and 8-year old basketball teams played on Jan. 26, and showed that though the players are small, their hearts were large.
The Long County High School girls basketball team had a tough weekend, losing two games.
Three weeks ago, the Blue Tide took on Appling County, and lost a disappointing game 69-67 in overtime.
BLACKSHEAR - The Long County boys basketball team is rolling right along, and appears to be peaking at the right time of the year.
BLACKSHEAR - Friday, the Long County Ladies traveled to Blackshear to take on Pierce County, and lost in a one-sided game 69-32.
LUDOWICI - It didn't take RMR and Associates long to figure out that the way one gets to know a community is by putting together an old fashion cookout.
Editor's note: Myron Grimes, head of the Long County High School music department, reports Friday that Teresa Moore-Mitchell has had to cancel her performance for this evening. She is reportedly sick.
LUDOWICI - The Long County boys basketball team beat the Savannah Christian Red Raiders on Tuesday 49-43, and with the win moved the Tide into second place in the 2-AA Region standings.
LUDOWICI - The Long County girls basketball team, showed a "never-say-die" attitude Tuesday as they took on the current number one seed in the 2-AA Region, the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
The Long County High School basketball teams split their games with Groves on Friday in Region 2-AA action in Garden City.
Tuesday, Long County High School took on the teams from Jeff Davis High School. The boys lost to the Yellow Jackets, 43-38, and the girls fell, 62-36.
Long County High School had its basketball Homecoming Jan. 17, during the Pierce County game. Javonte Harris took home the title as king, while the junior prince was Xavier Stapleton, sophomore prince was Giovanni Pesina, and freshman prince was Michael Chigawa.
Playing in front of a packed hometown crowd Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its 15th win of the season by beating Pierce County, 55-48, in overtime.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team notched its 14th win of the year Friday by defeating Bryan County, 54-42, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its win streak end at eight Saturday as they fell to Appling County, 55-51, in Baxley.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team extended its winning streak to eight on Friday by beating St. Vincent's Academy, 58-51. Before that, the ladies beat region opponent Bacon County, 47-22, on Tuesday in Ludowici. The victories helped the Lady Tide improve their overall record to 13-4 and their region mark to 4-3. Although those nights were joyous occasions for the girls, the Blue Tide boys suffered a disheartening 60-40 loss to the Raiders and a 56-45 loss to Benedictine Military School, taking their record to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the region.
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