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.
LUDOWICI - Kids at Smiley Elementary School were rewarded for their hard work in the Accelerated Reading program with a rodeo on April 25.
LUDOWICI -- A small car collided with a Long County motor-grader Monday on Highway 84,. The only injuries reported were minor.
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.
The Blue Jays wrapped up a three-game sweep over Minnesota Thursday, with a 3-2 win.
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.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Board of Education tightened up its policy on tobacco use at its May meeting.
LUDOWICI -- A tree dedication ceremony Thursday on Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk will honor former Long County resident, Sgt. Charles Andrew Jankowski.
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.
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.
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.
LUDOWICI -- A Long County woman running for a county commission seat had her qualification to run challenged on Friday.
The Long County Touchdown Club had its third annual Golf Tournament Saturday at the Cherokee Rose Country Club.
Dustin McGowan continued to impress on the mound, as he and the Toronto Blue Jays shutout the Chicago White Sox, 1-0, Monday.
LUDOWICI -- Three candidates made Long County history last week.
The Long County High School basketball teams split their games with Groves on Friday in Region 2-AA action in Garden City.
Tuesday, Long County High School took on the teams from Jeff Davis High School. The boys lost to the Yellow Jackets, 43-38, and the girls fell, 62-36.
Long County High School had its basketball Homecoming Jan. 17, during the Pierce County game. Javonte Harris took home the title as king, while the junior prince was Xavier Stapleton, sophomore prince was Giovanni Pesina, and freshman prince was Michael Chigawa.
Playing in front of a packed hometown crowd Saturday, the Long County High School girls' basketball team picked up its 15th win of the season by beating Pierce County, 55-48, in overtime.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team notched its 14th win of the year Friday by defeating Bryan County, 54-42, in Ludowici.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team had its win streak end at eight Saturday as they fell to Appling County, 55-51, in Baxley.
The Long County High School girls' basketball team extended its winning streak to eight on Friday by beating St. Vincent's Academy, 58-51. Before that, the ladies beat region opponent Bacon County, 47-22, on Tuesday in Ludowici. The victories helped the Lady Tide improve their overall record to 13-4 and their region mark to 4-3. Although those nights were joyous occasions for the girls, the Blue Tide boys suffered a disheartening 60-40 loss to the Raiders and a 56-45 loss to Benedictine Military School, taking their record to 4-11 overall and 1-6 in the region.
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