The Long County Sheriff's Office arrested three suspects in connection with the Sept. 30 vandalization of a football field at the Long County Recreation Department.
October 14, 2014 | Staff Report | Local news
On Dec. 16, 1773, a group of demonstrators boarded ships in Boston Harbor. They threw chests of tea overboard to protest the British parliament's unfair tax on tea. It's time for the citizens of Midway and Liberty County to borrow a page from Boston's history book.
October 14, 2014 | By Terry Doyle Columnist | Opinion
Police Chief Robert Poppell said officers made an arrest after hearing about an Oct. 4 robbery on South Macon Street.
October 14, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Columnist | Public Safety
Members from the Long County 4-H Club presented a plaque to Long County Commissioners on Tuesday to thank them for their support.
October 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
A man arrested inside a dry cleaners early Monday has been charged with two counts of burglary and one count of attempt to commit burglary, according to Hinesville Police Det. Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
October 13, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety
The Long County Wildlife Festival Pageant was held Oct. 4 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Ludowici.
October 13, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle
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October 13, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Sound off
The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.
October 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
SPRINGFIELD - The scoreboard showed a one-sided result. Yet first-year Bradwell Institute head coach Greg Hill believes there were enough productive moments to keep his young team optimistic.
October 13, 2014 | Patrick Donahue | Sports
Liberty had a week off to prepare for the Region 3-AAAA Burke County Bears, but that extra time didn't help. The Panthers dropped its second region game in Waynesboro Friday, 29-6.
October 13, 2014 | John Wood | Sports
The Blue Tide extinguished the New Hampstead Phoenix, 41-0, Friday in Ludowici.
October 13, 2014 | Mike Riddle | Sports
Liberty County High School played host to Wayne County High for a Region 3-AAAA softball game Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Jackets stung the girls in the second inning to take the lead and eventually win 6-1. Then on Thursday the Lady Panthers traveled to Jesup for the final regular-season game. The Yellow Jackets came out on top again winning 5-0 in the Region 3-AAAA rematch.
October 13, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
Richmond Hill High School special-education teacher and wrestling coach Bob Parker said Alexis Mercado easily could be Georgia's governor if he wanted the job.
October 12, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Lifestyle
An Atlanta-based development company is working with the Hinesville Housing Authority to build affordable one-bedroom units with a priority of being given to homeless veterans.
October 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Local news
Since East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 started in October 2006, members have met in banquet rooms and at the Dorchester Academy. For the last five years, they've met at the Midway Police Department.
October 11, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Local news
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Caesarstone Technology is having a job fair for management positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.
October 16, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Business
A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.
October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.
October 14, 2014 | Staff Report | News
The 33rd annual Long County Wildlife Festival is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at the festival site adjacent to Darwell Long Road. The event will feature arts and crafts, a petting zoo, a kid's playland, an archery range, a turkey shoot, karaoke, a catfish pond, a shotgun raffle, a pig chase and other exhibits and demonstrations. Food also will be available. Becky Fowler said the Long County Wildlife Festival committee supports local schools, businesses and other ventures, including Relay for Life and the Smiley Elementary Trunk-or-Treat. For information, call Fowler at 545-2167 or 610-5784, or Beverly ...
October 08, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle
Long County High School's Lady Blue Tide softball team won the first two of their best of three series against St. Vincent's Academy Thursday at home during their region playoffs games. The victories meant the girls advance to the second round of the Region 2-AA playoffs and guarantees the Lady Tide a spot in the state tournament.
October 02, 2014 | Patty Leon | Sports
STATESBORO - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for its efforts to provide educational opportunities to America's veterans, active-duty troops and their families.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education
Liliana Raquel Barton was born at 5:32 p.m. Sept. 17 to Alicia R. Barton and Maurice Barton of Hinesville.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Celebrations
Several people have been injured in a multiple-vehicle accident on Highway 144 East at mile marker 14 Fort Stewart after a head-on collision earlier this afternoon. No fatalities have been reported and the road should be open shortly, according to Fort Stewart PAO Maj. Matthew Fontaine.
October 02, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News
Shortly after midnight Sept. 21, a Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy stopped black Ford F-150 driven by a man the deputy suspected was intoxicated. Before back up could arrive, the driver of the truck fled, driving east-bound on Highway 84 at speeds of over 100 mph.
October 02, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Public Safety
On Monday, vandals extensively damaged a football field at the Long County Recreation Complex. Sheriff Craig Nobles said that sometime after 10:30 p.m., a two-wheel drive vehicle was driven on the wet field, causing an estimated $,4000 to $5,000 worth of damage. He said it is believed that the vehicle was a pickup truck, but that could not be confirmed as of Wednesday.
October 02, 2014 | By Mike Riddle | News
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes accepted an award Thursday for his office's victory in the third round of the Battle of the Badges blood drive, which took place Aug. 22 at the district attorney's office in Hinesville.
October 02, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Local news
This year's Expert Infantryman's Badge training and testing started last weekend with 958 infantrymen from all four 3rdInfantry Division brigades as well as soldiers with the 188th Infantry Brigade and at least one U.S. Special Operations Command soldier from Joint Base MacDill in Tampa, Florida.
October 02, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Military
Pacing for Polio, a fundraising 5K race and evening of events, will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the pavilion in Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park.
October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Sports
It's week six of the college football season, and there's still six Sun Belt Conference teams without a conference loss.
October 02, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that an autopsy conducted Monday at its Coastal Crime Laboratory Medical Examiner's Office in Savannah revealed that James Michael Bragg died of a gunshot wound during an alter-cation around 12 a.m. Saturday morning on Lincoln Circle in Kilkenny.
October 02, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety