By Mike Riddle
The Long County Board of Health had its June meeting Thursday and finances were the key subject on the agenda.
The Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Wednesday. Toronto scored five in the fourth to help Long County favorite Dustin McGowan pick up his third win of the year.
Two people who live next to the Liberty Square plaza on McDonald Street voiced complaints about a potential safety hazard to the Ludowici City Council during its regular meeting June 12.
Dustin McGowan continued to show Toronto manager John Gibbons he made the right call, putting the right-hander in the rotation. McGowan had another good outing this past Friday, going seven innings and allowing two earned runs and four hits in the Blue Jays' 4-3 10-inning loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
The Long County Sheriff's Department conducted two highway safety checkpoints Saturday evening in the northern part of the county.
It's been just over a year since John Bradley became the Long County code enforcement office. Prior to starting his job, the county had several ordinances regulating such matters as solid waste, timber and pulpwood and salvage yards but there was no one to oversee their enforcement.
Long County Juvenile Court Judge Linnie Darden told commissioners Tuesday that citizens review panel would help his court deliver justice to children.
According to Long County Extension Agent Robbie Jones, Long County and all counties in South Georgia need to be aware of and on the lookout for cogongrass.
There has been a lot of discussion on an event at a Boulder, Colo., high school on April 10.
Dustin McGowan picked up his second win of the season Saturday, against the Chicago White Sox, 9-3.
GIS specialist Karl Larson said one of the most difficult steps to implement E-911 calling in Long County has been completed.
Dustin McGowan had a stellar game Monday night as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 7-2. For seven innings, McGowan pitched a shutout, and was clearly in control of the game.
Whether to pursue a school uniform policy was a key item discussed during the Long County Board of Education's May meeting.
Dustin McGowan got his fourth start Wednesday and is still looking for that first win of the year as the Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Baltimore Orioles 5-2.
Heading into this week's homecoming activities, the Long County High School football team fell to Bacon County, 52-7, last Friday in Alma.
The Long County High School softball team was all smiles Friday as the Lady Tide clinched a playoff berth in the state tournament.
The Long County High School football team fell to Bacon County, 52-7, on Friday in Alma.
Long County will be looking to pick up its second win of the year tonight when it travels to Alma to take on the Bacon County Red Raiders in a Region 2-AA battle.
The Long County High School softball team held its senior-night activities Monday.
Traveling to Hazlehurst on Friday, the Long County football team had plans of notching its first Region 2-AA win of the year. However, the night did not go as planned as the Blue Tide fell to Jeff Davis, 24-0.
The Long County High School softball team split two recent games, with its win coming at the expense of Bradwell Institute.
The Long County High School football team hits the road tonight to take on Jeff Davis County in Hazlehurst in each team's first Region 2-AA contest of the season.
Long County beat Metter, 28-20, Friday in Ludowici for the Blue Tide's first win of the season.
The Long County High School softball team lost, 8-0, to Richmond Hill on Monday in a non-region contest in Ludowici.
The Long County High School football team beat Metter, 28-12, on Friday in Ludowici to pick up its first win of the year.
The Long County High School softball team fell, 2-1, in eight innings to a strong Jeff Davis squad Thursday in Hazlehurst.
The Long County High School football team will be back on the gridiron tonight when it hosts Metter at 7:30 p.m.
The Long County High School softball team beat McIntosh County, 8-0, on Wednesday in Ludowici.
Though the Long County High School varsity football team had last week off from game action, the junior-varsity squad traveled to Reidsville on Thursday but lost to Tattnall County, 42-14.