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Group gives socks to Coastal Manor residents

On Tuesday, a group from Allenhurst gave new socks to residents at Coastal Manor in Ludowici.

December 28, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Liberty County commissioner aims to get youth involved

Liberty County Commissioner Justin Frasier is looking for ways to get youth more involved in the community, saying they are not only the future but the present.

December 28, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


Hinesville salutes outgoing mayor, city councilmen

After a combined 62 years of service to Hinesville, two City Council members and the mayor are saying farewell.

December 28, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Bikers give to down-on-her-luck mother, kids

The roar of motorcycles coming Friday evening made Kaien Perez think a parade was coming. But after stepping outside with his mother, Anitra Henry, and younger brother, Kristopher Henry, it turned out to more exciting.

December 23, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


County trims, OKs $28M plan

Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a budget amendment for fiscal-year 2016 and a variety of action items at their meeting last Thursday.

December 22, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


New task force focuses on ending domestic violence

A new task force focused on eliminating family violence is in the fledging stages of development in Liberty County.

December 22, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Water outage set for parts of city Tuesday

Hinesville has scheduled a water outage for Tuesday morning

December 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Ludowici tax bills to be late

The Ludowici City Council's meeting earlier this month was a busy night for all.

December 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news


LCPC tables borrow-pit request

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission tabled a petition to rezone land for a borrow pit at the corner of Islands Highway and Brigdon Road.

December 21, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


Dodd-Brown Christmas Party gives gifts to needy youth

The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted its annual Dodd-Brown Christmas Party on Tuesday and gave gifts to about 30 area foster children.

December 20, 2015 | Staff Report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


City Council approves Bojangles’ designs

Hinesville City Council approved designs for a new Bojangles' restaurant Thursday.

December 20, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Hinesville City Council approves Bojangles’ designs

Hinesville City Council approved designs for a future Bojangles' restaurant during Thursday's meeting.

December 17, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


UGA Skidway scientist studies Arctic black carbon

SAVANNAH - University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Aron Stubbins led a team of researchers to determine the levels of black carbon in Arctic rivers and found that the input of black carbon to the Arctic Ocean is likely to increase with global warming.

December 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Ludowici Christmas parade draws crowd

With temperatures in the mid-80s Saturday, it didn't feel like winter in Long County, but the balmy weather did help draw a crowd to the 2015 Ludowici/Long County Christmas Parade.

December 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Ludowici man dies in wreck

A Ludowici man was killed while riding a motorcycle in Walthourville early Sunday, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

December 16, 2015 | Lewis Levine | Local news


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Walthourville vigil honors man

Friends, family and Walthourville police officers gathered underneath the pavilion at Johnnie Frasier Park to remember Kenneth Lee Jackson, who died after being shot in ...

February 06, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Advance presidential primary voting starts Monday

Advance voting for the March 1 presidential primaries in Georgia runs Feb. 8-26, with Saturday voting on Feb. 20.

February 06, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


EF-1 tornado confirmed on Fort Stewart; donations being accepted

By Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down Wednesday on Fort Stewart.

February 04, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Severe weather threat passes; rain to continue in Liberty, Long counties today

After Wednesday's wild weather with tornado watches and warnings and one that touched down on Fort Stewart, the main threat from Mother Nature in ...

February 04, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Tornado touches down on Fort Stewart

10:57 p.m. Update: Press conference, press release and school closure

February 03, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


City warned of plans to drill for oil off coast

A recent three-hour Hinesville City Council meeting consisted of a number of presentations and two executive sessions. One of the closed sessions lasted an hour ...

February 03, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Long County honors STAR student

The 2016 Long County Student Teacher Achievement Recognition student and teacher were honored Jan. 27 by the Long County Chamber of Commerce at Coastal Manor ...

February 03, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Former Ludowici mayor Warren fondly remembered by many

Former Ludowici mayor and councilwoman Myrtice Warren died just before noon Jan. 27 at the Golden Living Center in Jesup, where she resided, after an ...

February 02, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Fencing, lighting among topics at Liberty County Development Authority meeting

The Liberty County Development Authority held its first meeting of the year Monday morning and discussed several items, including shoring up fences and improving lighting.

February 02, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Liberty County planners give nod to Plunderful move

Holton's Seafood restaurant on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway, near Interstate 95, might become a thrift store.

February 02, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

In a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court of Georgia, college students who are not U.S. citizens lost their appeal of a Georgia Court ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge David Cavender retires

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Liberty County Superior Court ...

January 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Former Ludowici mayor Myrtice Warren dies

Former Ludowici mayor and councilwoman Myrtice Warren, 88, died Wednesday after an extended illness. Warren was pronounced dead just a little before noon at Golden ...

January 28, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Hinesville native to speak at Brunswick AME church

Hinesville native Jacquelyn Lovette Burley will serve as the Annual Day speaker for the Rachel Hill Women's Missionary Society at St. Paul AME Church ...

January 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


New Wal-Mart grocery store opens

"Hey! Guys, you know it's time to shop!" yelled cheerleaders from Lewis Frasier Middle School during the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market ...

January 27, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


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