Local hurler Dustin McGowan (1-1) picked up his first win of the year for the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday with an impressive outing against Detroit.
LUDOWICI -- The expression "dynamite come in small packages" is no more appropriate than when you speak of the Long County High School Concert Band.
Dustin McGowan has got to be in the running for earning the "hard-luck award" this season.
The Long County baseball team got back on the winning track last Friday as they traveled over to Folkston to take on Charlton County High School.
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.
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.
Long County High School was well-represented on this year's All-Region 2-AA girls' soccer team.
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