"Don't burn anything, period," was the blanket statement given by Ludowici/Long County Fire Chief Darrell Ballance, when asked about current restrictions on burning in Long County.
Firefighters who battled a 90-acre blaze in Long County Monday were able to stop the flames from consuming at least one home.
Two men are facing theft charges in Long County following their arrests in separate incidents.
While the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department was fighting a woods fire Monday that destroyed about 90 acres on Elim Church Road, additional units were dispatched to Sandy Ridge Drive on the opposite side of the county in response to a structure fire.
LUDOWICI - The second annual softball tournament for the Long County Relay for Life was last weekend. It was a joint effort from the Wildlife Critters team and the Courthouse Cancer Crashers team.
"Good morning Long County High School. I am Angela Ashley and I am Sam (Samantha) Strickland and you are watching the Blue Tide Morning Show," the bubbly students said.
A Long County jury took less than one hour to find Michael Clements guilty this past week of kidnapping and two counts of aggravated sodomy.
Long County's baseball team lost 8-1 at Jeff Davis Friday.
The Long County High School junior and senior classes hosted their 2007 prom Saturday at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Principals from the county's three schools announced each one's Teacher of the Year for the 2006-07 school year at the April Long County Board of Education meeting.
Three young people have lost their lives during the past three years in Long County as a result of wrecks on all-terrain vehicles.
Long County came from being down 6-2 to beat Brantley County 7-6 Tuesday in Ludowici.
Two Long County houses were destroyed in separate blazes Sunday night - neither related to the wildfire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres, authorities said.
Two men are facing drug-related charges after being arrested Saturday by Ludowici police.
After five days of battling a forest fire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres in Long County, firefighters began to wrap things up Monday night and go home.
The Long County 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the Georgia Recreation Parks Association Class C state championship on Friday in Blakely, sweeping the tourney field and outscoring their opponents, 55-6.
The Long County High School football team's summer conditioning program is winding down. The Blue Tide began their program in June and have been practicing three days a week ever since, with the exception of taking off last week. They will wrap up their conditioning July 17, and their football camp will run July 21-25. School practice begins July 28.
The Miss Independence Day Pageant recently was held in Ludowici.
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