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McGowan gets start

Thursday, Dustin McGowan got his opportunity to be back on the big stage of baseball as he made his first start of the 2007 season for the Toronto Blue Jays.

May 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Burn ban in place in Long County

"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.

May 19, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Flames scorch 90 acres in Long

Firefighters who battled a 90-acre blaze in Long County Monday were able to stop the flames from consuming at least one home.

May 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Two face theft charges

Two men are facing theft charges in Long County following their arrests in separate incidents.

May 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Maintenance barn burns at mobile home park

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.

May 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Critters and Crashers play ball

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.

May 15, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Long students do TV, radio shows

"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.

May 15, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Former soldier found guilty of kidnapping

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.

May 12, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Long County loses at Jeff Davis

Long County's baseball team lost 8-1 at Jeff Davis Friday.

May 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Long County High celebrates prom

The Long County High School junior and senior classes hosted their 2007 prom Saturday at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.

May 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long board honors year's top teachers

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.

May 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County cracking down on 4-wheelers

Three young people have lost their lives during the past three years in Long County as a result of wrecks on all-terrain vehicles.

May 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Blue Tide come back to beat Brantley County

Long County came from being down 6-2 to beat Brantley County 7-6 Tuesday in Ludowici.

May 05, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Structure fires also plague Long County

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.

May 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Two men face drug charges

Two men are facing drug-related charges after being arrested Saturday by Ludowici police.

May 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


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Commission considers changing voter-precinct locations

Long County Commissioners recently discussed the possibility of changing the locations of several voter precincts.

July 25, 2014 | Mike Riddle | News


Long Co. 10-under team wins state crown

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.

July 14, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


Blue Tide finishing summer conditioning

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.

July 11, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Local sports


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