Routine items handled by the Long County Commission at its January meeting:
LUDOWICI - After being placed on a list in December for violating a state law requiring municipalities to file audits the city of Ludowici has been given its audit and it has been sent to the appropriate agencies, according to Mayor Myrtice Warren.
The Long County Blue Tide Boys Basketball Team picked up an easy win this past Tuesday night and appears to have hit fifth gear on the back stretch of their season.
LUDOWICI - At the Jan. 8, Ludowici City Council meeting, several items of business were on the agenda, but none more important than those dealing with the city police department.
The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.
LUDOWICI - After less than a year on the jpb, Long County Recreation Department Director Shawn Mills turned in his resignation last week at the Long County Commissioner's January meeting.
Tenth-ranked Long County Blue Tide boys basketball team picked up a region win on Friday, and then lost a non-region game on Saturday.
The Long County girls basketball team got back on the winning track Friday, beating Charlton County, but on Saturday they were clearly outmatched as they fell to Glynn Academy.
Long County Blue Tide head coach Deshon Brock recently sat down to discuss where his team is at the mid-season break.
Both the boys and girls Blue Tide basketball teams needed a win against Appling County this past Tuesday to improve their playoff aspirations.
LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.
The Long County Martin Luther King Day Planning Committee has announced the third annual Martin Luther King Celebration to be presented Jan. 21.
Smiley Elementary School's Media Center hosted a western Christmas celebration Accelerated Reading party Dec. 19 to promote its AR program and reward students who had scored 80 or better on their tests.
Lady Tides 64, Lady Bears 75
State Rep. Roger Lane visited the eighth graders at Walker Middle School on Dec. 17.
The Long County High School baseball team fell to Toombs County, 3-1, Monday in a big Region 2-AA contest.
The playoff-bound Long County High School girls' soccer team beat Bryan County, 10-0, on Tuesday in Pembroke.
A gospel sing to help raise funds for a student missionary trip to the Dominican Republic will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Ludowici.
Last Friday was a good night for the Long County High School soccer teams, as both the girls and boys claimed 10-0 wins over Metter in Ludowici.
The Long County baseball team last week claimed a win Wednesday at Vidalia, but then fell Friday at Bacon County.
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and Long County native Dustin McGowan on Friday picked up his first win since 2008, as the Blue Jays won in Baltimore, 2-0.
Playing in Pearson on Tuesday, the Long County High School girls' soccer team continued its winning ways by beating Atkinson County, 10-0. The boys' team, however, continued its hard-luck streak, dropping another game 1-0.
Long County High School's Tristan Goodro on Wednesday signed on to play baseball for Middle Georgia State College next year.
The Long County High School baseball team was hoping to make up some ground in the Region 2-AA standings Friday when they hosted Benedictine Military School.
All was well for the Long County High School teams Thursday as both shut-out their Bryan County foes.
The Long County High School baseball team beat Claxton, 6-5, Wednesday in Ludowici in a non-region game.
The Long County Middle School soccer team became the first squad in the county's history to win a region championship by defeating Martha Puckett, 2-1, on March 29 in Jesup.
The Long County High School baseball team on Tuesday took on a strong Jeff Davis squad in Ludowici, and though the Blue Tide kept the game close, the Yellow Jackets won, 6-4.
Both Long County High School soccer teams on Monday fell to ranked teams during Region 2-AA action in Savannah.
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