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Home invaders brandish shotguns: Corrected

LUDOWICI - Two men and a woman were recently robbed at gun point during a home invasion in the Rye Patch Area of Long County.

January 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long 4-H'ers pick up litter, ready projects

Members of the Long County 4-H Club recently gathered at the courthouse and did their part to clean up the community.

January 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County to kick off Relay for Life

LUDOWICI -- Long County will kick off its 2009 Relay for Life event Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

January 26, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Blue Tide avenge loss to Cadets

The Blue Tide boys basketball team avenged an early-season loss to the Benedictine Cadets on Friday, beating the Savannah team 73-59.

January 26, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long County Bulldogs, Bulls, Tar Heels and Sharks play

Friday night, the Long County Sharks and Tar Heels traveled to Jesup to take on the Cavaliers and the Hawks.

January 26, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


County weighing costs of dogcatcher

LUDOWICI –– The Long County Code Enforcement Office recently asked the Long County Commission for direction in setting up animal control in the county.

January 23, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Students celebrate reading skills

LUDOWICI –– The Smiley Elementary School media center had a Pirate for Reading Party on Jan. 16 to promote reading through the school's Accelerated Reading program.

January 23, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Blue Tide earn solid win over Jeff Davis

The Blue Tide boys varsity basketball team extended its winning streak Tuesday night with a 92-55 win over the Jeff Davis High School Yellow Jackets.

January 23, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Co. Tar Heels take a victory

The Long County mite basketball teams traveled to Jesup Friday afternoon to take on the Wayne County teams, and one of the teams pulled out a win, while the other came up just short.

January 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Blue Tide boys earn 7th win in a row

The Long County High School varsity boys basketball team picked up their seventh win in a row Saturday.

January 22, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long County boys pick up sixth win

LUDOWICI - The Long County High School boys varsity basketball team picked up their sixth win in a row Friday over Appling County High School.

January 19, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long prison escapee caught

LUDOWICI - A Long State Prison inmate, who escaped Tuesday, is back behind bars.

January 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle | Public Safety


Ludowici joins county in increasing fee for rezoning

LUDOWICI - At its January meeting Tuesday, the Ludowici City Council voted to increase the cost for builders when they file a petition to rezone property, from $150 to $250.

January 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle | News


Long boys win 87-80 in OT thriller

Long County High School had to travel to Darien Tuesday to take on McIntosh County in a big 2-AA showdown.

January 16, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Back-to-back wins for Blue Tide

The Tide hung 10 as the wave of victory allowed the boys and Lady Tide back-to-back victories against region foes Charlton County on Friday and Brantley County on Saturday.

January 14, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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Articles By Author - Mike Riddle


Long County girls advance to second round

It wasn't easy, nor quick, but after over 90 minutes of play Friday, the Long County girls soccer team beat Screven County 3-1 in ...

May 02, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide fall in playoff

The Long County boys soccer team's season ended Thursday in the first round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs.

May 02, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long Co. soccer teams host playoffs

The Long County soccer program has achieved much in its short history.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dozen Long County athletes advance to region

Long County had 12 athletes either bring home medals or advance to the regional championship during the recent Region 2-AA track meet in Statesboro.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County drops last baseball game of season

The Long County baseball team closed out the season Saturday against Claxton in Ludowici.

April 27, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Long County falls short of undefeated season

The dream of an undefeated season by the Long County boys' soccer team came to an end on Thursday as the Blue Tide lost to ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide miss the playoffs with tough loss to Jeff Davis

Long County knew it needed to pull off an upset Thursday over Jeff Davis (18-6) if the Blue Tide were to have any chance at ...

April 25, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Victory over Vidalia keeps Blue Tide’s playoff hopes alive

The Long County baseball team kept its playoff hopes alive Monday, beating Vidalia 5-1 in Toombs County.

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf raises more than $10,000 for cancer patient

The John E. Smiley Jr. "Jay Bird" Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday at Cherokee Rose Country Club raised more than $10,000 for Valarie Gosseck, who ...

April 20, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Blue Tide at 12-0, ranked third in state

The Long County boys and girls soccer teams continued dominating the field Tuesday, beating Jeff Davis in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Young Blue Tide pitcher throws no-hitter, with 9 Ks

Long County's baseball team picked up its second win in a row Tuesday by beating McIntosh County 4-0 in Ludowici.

April 18, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Emergency workers put together benefit

Valarie Gosseck fought off cancer 20 years ago.

April 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Tide drop 4 games in a row

This recent stretch has not been kind to the Long County baseball team as the Tide dropped four consecutive region games and fell to sixth ...

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf tourney to benefit local cancer patient

The Jay Smiley Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dawson a finalist for Dooley award

Long County senior Harley Dawson recently learned that she had been selected as a finalist for the Vince Dooley Athletes for a Better World Scholarship.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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