The Long County Senior Citizens Center had a 2008 Valentine Banquet on Feb. 14.
Having lost twice during the regular season to the Appling County Pirates, the third time was a charm for the Blue Tide, as the boys' basketball team beat the number two team in the state, 51-43 for the 2-AA Region Championship.
LUDOWICI - On Feb. 3 a busted rear taillight led to a Garden City man's arrest here for drug possession and the possession of a stolen firearm.
The Long County boys basketball team advanced to the finals of the Region 2-AA Tournament this past week, with wins over the Brantley County Herons and the Savannah Christian Red Raiders.
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.
The Long County High School soccer teams went 1-1 for the week with both the boys and girls defeating Bryan County on Tuesday, but then falling to Benedictine Military Academy and Saint Vincent's Academy on Thursday.
The Long County High School Lady Tide soccer team had the luck of the Irish with them on St. Patrick's Day.
Former Long County High School baseball standout Tristan Goodro had a base hit and RBI on Saturday to help Middle Georgia State College beat Loyola University, 5-0, in Cochran.
A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team held its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team went 2-1 last week, beating New Hampstead High School (1-8) and McIntosh County (0-8), but falling to Benedictine Military School (8-4).
The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its awards banquet March 12 at the Western Sizzlin in Jesup.
Long County native Cassandra Pelton recently won two archery competitions.
Though the Long County High School baseball team had a solid outing Tuesday, the Blue Tide still fell to undefeated Bacon County, 4-3, in Ludowici in the Region 2-AA openers for both squads.
The Long County High School soccer teams swept Vidalia on Tuesday in Ludowici for the second time this year.
Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.
Long County High School running back Brendon Scott receives his Coastal Courier/Mike Reed Chevrolet Long County Player of the Year trophy from Coastal Courier sportswriter Mike Riddle on Tuesday. In 2014, Scott led Long County with 1,447 rushing yards. He also made the All-Region 2-AA First Team and earned honorable mention on the Class AA All-State team.
Family Dollar in Ludowici recently was targeted by alleged shoplifters.
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