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BoE may hike property tax rate to maintain revenue

The Liberty County Board of Education will consider increasing the millage rate for the school district to maintain both the level of federal funds received and property tax revenue.

November 02, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Polls open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday

Early voting in municipal elections ended Friday. Election Day is Tuesday and is the last chance for registered voters to decide on mayoral and city-council candidates.

November 02, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


Candidates release campaign finance reports

Before voters head to the polls Tuesday, candidates for Hinesville mayor and City Council have been busy advertising and raising money for their campaign.

November 02, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Affordable Care Act enrollment begins Sunday

Federal health officials are predicting little growth in sign-ups as year three of open enrollment for the health-insurance exchanges begins Sunday.

October 29, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Local news


Liberty Regional gets new imaging equipment

The Hospital Authority for Liberty Regional Medical Center voted to approve new equipment for its imaging center during its monthly meeting Oct. 20.

October 29, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Council discusses grants, budget

The progress of the wastewater-treatment plant on Fort Stewart, the fiscal 2016 budget for Hinesville, and grant applications for Bryant Commons projects where discussed at the last City Council meeting.

October 26, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Ludowici mayoral candidates speak

Ludowici incumbent Mayor James Fuller and challenger Robert Parker spoke before the Long County Chamber of Commerce at the Compass Worship Center in last week.

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


Riceboro candidates to meet in forum Sunday

A community forum featuring Riceboro mayoral and City Council candidates will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Riceboro Youth Center, 17 E.B. Cooper Highway in Riceboro.

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


Planning meeting set for Hinesville (West) subarea

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission will host the 10th of 12 community-planning meetings from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at Savannah

October 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Treatment plant and trick-or-treating discussed at Hinesville City Council meeting

The progress of the wastewater treatment plant on Fort Stewart, the fiscal 2016 budget for Hinesville, and trick-or-treating times for Halloween weere discussed at Thursday afternoon's City Council meeting.

October 15, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Long County commissioners rescind discipline of fire department officers

The Long County Board of Commissioners has rescinded disciplinary actions that were issued against Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief of Operations Shawn Smith and Lt. Mary Butler on Sept. 17.

October 15, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Summer program helps youth pick careers

Career Readiness, Riceboro's summer youth program, gave youth insight into different careers and a chance to be a part of the workforce.

October 14, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Former Hinesville resident falls just short on ‘The Voice’

Former Hinesville resident Celeste Betton was eliminated Monday night from NBC's "The Voice" singing competition.

October 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news


Area traffic enforcement wins award

MACON - The Coastal Area Traffic Enforcement Network was one of several organizations to take home a prize recently when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.

October 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Courier wants your photos, videos

Do you have a camera? Do you post oodles of photos and videos on Facebook or YouTube, yet yearn for more?

October 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news


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Liberty gymnasts to compete at YMCA nationals

Nine gymnasts will represent the Liberty County Armed Services YMCA at the YMCA Gymnastics National Championship and Festival for the very first time in the ...

June 26, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Hinesville council votes to move money to Ameris Bank

Hinesville City Council voted 4-0 June 15 to switch its banking services from The Heritage Bank to Ameris Bank after what assistant city manager Kenneth ...

June 25, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


State of county is positive, officials say

The annual State of the County presentation Thursday by Liberty Commission Chairman Donald Lovette and County Administrator Joey Brown included a brief review of the ...

June 25, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr Senior correspondent | Local news


The wait is almost over

Editor's note: The editor messed up. The store grand opening is June 29. That's Thursday. Our Sunday paper says the grand opening is ...

June 24, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Search is on for burglar suspect

The Long County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man they believe is tied to a series of home invasions and burglaries.

June 23, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Update: child expected to recover after shooting

A child wounded by a handgun Thursday night is expected to make a full recovery, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said Friday.

June 23, 2017 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Fighting a war he cannot win

It was not a good week for state Rep. Tommy Benton (R-Jefferson).

June 22, 2017 | Tom Crawford | Local news


PetSmart in Hinesville robbed

PetSmart at the new Oglethorpe Square in Hinesville was robbed Thursday morning and the robber got away with undisclosed amount of money.

June 22, 2017 | Lewis Levine Senior correspondent | Local news


Congratulations on Law Day event

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I wish to express congratulations and thanks to the local judges, other elected officials and attorneys who ...

June 22, 2017 | Brian D. “Buck” Rogers President, State Bar of Georgia | Local news


Teen takes the walk to Dorchester

Every year, a historic event takes place in Liberty County, Georgia. It is called "Walk to Dorchester."

June 21, 2017 | Ashlyn Anderson Special to the Courier | Local news


More proof that you can’t fix stupid

So, what possessed comedian Kathy Griffin to post a picture of herself holding the decapitated and bloody head of the President of the United States?

June 21, 2017 | Dick Yarbrough | Local news


Parade, walk honor past

Saturday was spent celebrating history with the 17th annual Walk to Dorchester and Liberty County's inaugural Juneteenth parade in downtown Hinesville. First was the ...

June 21, 2017 | Tiffany King | Local news


Code officer wants apology from councilwoman

Documents provided Friday by Hinesville following an open records request by the Coastal Courier shed little additional light on the suspension of Billy Edwards, the ...

June 21, 2017 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Bond set in matricide case

Bond was set Monday for Nicholas Bacon, the man accused of fatally shooting his mother March 3 as they returned from Savannah.

June 21, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty ambulance service marks National EMS Week

The Liberty Regional Emergency Medical Services recently celebrated National EMS Week with activities for their 56 employees.

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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