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Long Relay for Life Wraps up with Party

The Long County Relay for Life organizers and supporters gathered last Tuesday to recognize individuals and teams for their 2008 accomplishments. The party was held at the home of Amy Nutting who, along with Cynthia Alexander, co-chaired the Long County event.

June 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long County’s top readers treated with rodeo

LUDOWICI - Kids at Smiley Elementary School were rewarded for their hard work in the Accelerated Reading program with a rodeo on April 25.

June 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Car, motor-grader collide in Long County

LUDOWICI -- A small car collided with a Long County motor-grader Monday on Highway 84,. The only injuries reported were minor.

June 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Public Safety


Long County commission candidate ruled ineligible

LUDOWICI -- Long County Election Superintendent Marie Middleton has ruled that 5th District county commission candidate Amy Davis Nutting was ineligible to seek the office the upcoming July 15 primary.

June 03, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Toronto wins; McGowan gets no decision

The Blue Jays wrapped up a three-game sweep over Minnesota Thursday, with a 3-2 win.

June 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Blue Tide Complete Spring Training

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Blue Tide football team completed spring training Friday, and according to head coach Kyle Wilson the team is looking good for next year.

June 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


No smoking at Long schools any time

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Board of Education tightened up its policy on tobacco use at its May meeting.

May 31, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Tree dedication for Long County soldier

LUDOWICI -- A tree dedication ceremony Thursday on Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk will honor former Long County resident, Sgt. Charles Andrew Jankowski.

May 28, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Wildlife Critters and Millpond Mafia win softball tourney

LUDOWICI - The Long County Wildlife Festival had its third annual Relay for Life Softball Tournament April 26 to raise money to help find a cure for cancer.

May 28, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


McGowan, Blue Jays scalped by Indians

Dustin McGowan had been solid and consistent going into Saturday's game against Cleveland, but in this game the party was over early for the right-hander as he had his worst outing of the season.

May 28, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


Long authority OKs one business, nixes another

LUDOWICI -- At a special meeting on May 9, the Long County Development Authority pulled the plug on a proposed new business, which appeared to be going into the industrial park on Highway 84.

May 28, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Business


Long candidate challenged

LUDOWICI -- A Long County woman running for a county commission seat had her qualification to run challenged on Friday.

May 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


Long Touchdown Club hosts golf tournament for football team

The Long County Touchdown Club had its third annual Golf Tournament Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club.

May 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


McGowan and Blue Jays shutout White Sox

Dustin McGowan continued to impress on the mound, as he and the Toronto Blue Jays shutout the Chicago White Sox, 1-0, Monday.

May 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Contributing writer | Sports


GOP makes history in Long Co.

LUDOWICI -- Three candidates made Long County history last week.

May 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | News


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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


Tide drop 4 games in a row

This recent stretch has not been kind to the Long County baseball team as the Tide dropped four consecutive region games and fell to sixth ...

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Golf tourney to benefit local cancer patient

The Jay Smiley Memorial Golf Tournament will be held April 16 at the Cherokee Rose Golf Club.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


Dawson a finalist for Dooley award

Long County senior Harley Dawson recently learned that she had been selected as a finalist for the Vince Dooley Athletes for a Better World Scholarship.

April 11, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Sports


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