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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


Long County inmate escapes

A Long State Prison inmate escaped Tuesday, while on a work detail in Jesup.

January 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Kingston cookout draws more than 1,000

The 17th annual Friends of Jack Kingston Barbecue on Saturday drew more than a thousand people, according to Tim Works, owner of the Club House in Rye Patch.

January 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Students injuries apparently minor

LUDOWICI - A student was hit by a car as he was crossing McDonald Street Tuesday morning, but was apparently not injured badly.

January 14, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Blue Tide roll over Pierce Co. Bears, 84-65

Boys

January 09, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long Countian has link to Miami Dolphins

Most folks in this area know Jerry Smiley for his barbecue. In the Rye Patch area, he has served it to friends from his home and more recently from The Clubhouse in Rye Patch.

January 07, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


McGowan focused on new season

As Long County's Dustin McGowan prepares for spring training, the right-hander paused to discuss his team's upcoming season, sketching an idea of what he thinks the Toronto Blue Jays need to focus on to win.

January 07, 2009 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long honors departing commissioners

Recently, newly elected Long County Commission member Wallace Shaw presented former county commissioners Charles Reddish, Mike McGowan, Randy Wilson and Tony Fowler with plaques as a token of appreciate for their work. All chose not to run for re-election in 2008.

January 05, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Address markers available in Long Co.

In compliance with the new E-911 addressing plan, the Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department's Ladies Auxiliary is providing address lot markers and mailbox markers to all Long County residents.

January 05, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Kingston visits Long County

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, made two appearances in Long County on Wednesday.

January 03, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long County swears in offiicials

Long County's elected officials - new and old - were sworn in this past Saturday at the Long County Senior Citizens Center.

January 02, 2009 | Mike Riddle | News


Miss Christmas Holiday crowned

The 2008 Miss Christmas Holiday Beauty Pageant took place Dec. 6 in Ludowici. The event was held at Long County High School. Debbie Gaitten was the emcee for the night, and the judges were Lisa Wells and Deborah Winn-Smith.

January 01, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long County boys, girls teams fall at Tattnall County

Both Long County High School basketball teams dropped close games Saturday night at Tattnall County in Reidsville.

December 31, 2008 | Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


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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


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