The Long County 7- and 8-year-old basketball teams continued to shoot hoops like the big-leaguers Saturday.
The Long County girls and boys basketball teams ended the regular season last week and now the "important games" begin the region tournament and next week the state tournament.
LUDOWICI - Just two weeks ago, 34-year-old Valerie Futch-Smith was teaching her Smiley Elementary School first grade class, and planning to visit her mother in New Mexico. But on Feb. 1 at 3:45 a.m., tragedy struck, and her husband Jimmy, rushed her to the hospital.
The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Code Enforcement Office recently organized an open house meeting at the Ludowici City Hall regarding a Long/Ludowici flood insurance study and a proposed digital flood insurance rate map for the area.
LUDOWICI - A packed cafeteria at the Long County High School watched Heather Cierra Reddish be crowned the 2008 Long County Miss Sweetheart and Ryan Taylor Harrison be crowned the Junior Miss Sweetheart this past Thursday.
LUDOWICI - Voters from Long County came out Tuesday to cast ballots, and Arizona Sen. John McCain and New York Sen. Hillary Clinton were top picks for their parties nominations.
LUDOWICI - Want to prepare a new main entrée' like Beth's Stove Top Seafood Quiche or maybe a new desert like Anna Poole's Coconut Pie?
Ladies lose to Brantley County
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 High School soccer teams got a sweep at Vidalia on Feb. 20.
Ludowici Mayor James Fuller said timber trucks are damaging several roads in Ludowici.
Long County dropped its first baseball game of the season Tuesday to Tattnall County, 15-10. Playing in Reidsville, the Battle Creek Warriors proved to be too much for the Blue Tide.
Long County placed eight players on the recently announced 2-AA All-Region basketball teams.
The Long County High School baseball team picked up its first win of the year Monday by defeating New Hampstead, 11-1, in five innings in Ludowici.
The Long County High School baseball team last year missed making the state playoffs by one game, finishing with a 13-13 overall record and an 8-10 mark in Region 2-AA.
Last year was only the second year of the Long County High School soccer program's existence, but both the girls' and boys' teams had quality years.
The Long County High School boys and girls basketball teams wrapped up their seasons this week, falling in the quarterfinals of the Region 2-AA tournament.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had one of its best showings of the year Tuesday by destroying Groves, 69-20, in the first round of the Region 2-AA Tournament in Ludowici.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team shocked everyone but themselves Tuesday.
The Region 2-AA basketball tournament continues today in Ludowici at Long County High School.
The Long County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams dropped their final games of the regular season Friday against Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy in Savannah.
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