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Army veteran Dennis Fitzgerald doesn't shy away from danger

WATCH VIDEO of Dennis Fitzgerald.

December 26, 2017 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Quarterman suspended again

Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman said he was suspended from his duties again Thursday by Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray.

December 23, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty County Sheriff's Office spreads some holiday cheer

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office offered holiday gifts and meals to needy families across the county Thursday morning.

December 23, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Commissioners approve raise

As expected, the Liberty County Commission agreed Thursday to raise commissioners' pay starting in 2019, but one commissioner voted no. Pat Bowen said he would prefer to wait for a look at finances in April before hiking pay.

December 23, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. | Local news


DA's office now involved in Liberty County bus wreck investigation

The investigation into a Liberty County school bus crash that killed 5-year-old Cambria Shuman now involves District Attorney Tom Durden.

December 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news


Long County wreck kills child

A 3-year-old boy was killed in a vehicle accident on Highway 196 near Hayfield Road shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday.

December 20, 2017 | Lewis Levine | Local news


LCDA: Deals add $78 million to economy

The Liberty County Development Authority audit approved Monday put a price tag on the tax abatements LCDA uses to lure industries to locate in the county.

December 20, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr Senior correspondent | Local news


Open audition? Apparently not

It's been three decades since Hinesville had to interview applicants for the job of city manager, so some confusion over the process is probably understandable.

December 20, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Wreaths laid at Warriors Walk for 11th time

Army Pvt. Eduardo Cardenas didn't mind working Saturday at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart. He said it was important to be there.

December 20, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


County restarts payments to chamber

The Liberty County Commission has decided to resume routine payments to the Convention and Visitor Bureau and the Chamber of Commerce, having suspended them when questions arose in June about the organizations' nonprofit status and Internal Revenue Service filings.

December 18, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


WildScapes symposium focuses on barrier islands

WildScapes will host its ninth annual symposium, Open the Garden Gate, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

December 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news




Project aims to help wounded Fort Stewart veterans

As a recent medical retiree, Maj. Heri Marrero is thankful he sought the free services of the Wounded Warrior Project to help him navigate the complicated, time-consuming and often frustrating process of filing benefit claims.

December 16, 2017 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Long time counsel drops school board

The law firm of Jones, Osteen and Jones will no longer represent the Liberty County School System.

December 16, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Sheriffs lobby for raises for deputies

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes hosted a lunch Tuesday to promote raises for deputies and it attracted nearly a dozen sheriffs, a roomful of deputies and a handful of legislators.

December 16, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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Wind chill advisory for tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for today and tonight for Liberty County. The combination of low temperatures expected to be ...

January 17, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Felony warrant issued in Ludowici dog abuse case

A felony warrant has been issued for the owner of a dog found abused and neglected by animal rescue groups in Ludowici.

January 17, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Dorchester played historic role in civil rights era

Of the events that surrounded Liberty County's 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations over the weekend, one was held in the place ...

January 17, 2018 | Krystal Hart | Local news


Walthourville Mayor says chief knew about overtime policy

Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray said she required all the city's department heads to get approval before allowing overtime months before she fired former Police ...

January 17, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


THOSE WHO SERVED: Local couple's military service was a game changer

WATCH VIDEO of Sandra and Ron Elliott

January 17, 2018 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Third wastewater spill since Jan. 4

Hinesville's Water Pollution Control Plant on Fort Stewart has sent more than 18.7 million gallons of "partially treated wastewater" into Taylors Creek so ...

January 16, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Stop the Bleed program comes to Liberty Co.

Liberty Regional EMS participated in the Stop the Bleed training Jan. 2 for representatives from the Liberty County School System.

January 16, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Courier Survey winner

Ruth Patterson just became the second winner in the Coastal Courier News reader survey.

January 15, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Ossabaw annual meeting focuses on Gullah-Geechee

The public is invited to The Ossabaw Island Foundation's Annual Meeting and a celebration of the 105th birthday of Eleanor "Sandy" West, a former ...

January 15, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


MLK committee announces honors

The Liberty County Martin Luther King Observance Association has announced award recipients for the 2018 Martin Luther King Celebration, which is this weekend and Monday.

January 15, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Raider Brigade assigned nine-month deployment

The Army confirmed something Wednesday many around Fort Stewart had known, or at least suspected, for months.

January 13, 2018 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Allegations fly in Walthourville

Former Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman claims the city's mayor tried to pressure him into planting drugs to frame City Council Member Larry Baker ...

January 13, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Ludowici PD probing dog cruelty case

Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClellan said his department is investigating claims of animal cruelty posted Jan. 6 on a Facebook page by a New-York-based animal ...

January 13, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


State school superintendent visits Lewis Frasier

Students at the Lewis Frasier Middle School Honor Roll Breakfast Friday had a noted visitor.

January 13, 2018 | Krystal Hart | Local news


MLK Day Parade route, road closures announced

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced the route and road closures for the MLK Day parade, set for 10 a.m. Monday beginning at ...

January 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


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