Now that we have welcomed 2014, the Courier takes a look back at last year's stories, some sad, some hopeful. This is part two of a two-part series. The dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred.
STATESBORO - Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson, a 40-year insurance-industry veteran, has announced her candidacy for state insurance commissioner.
As we move into 2014, the Courier takes a look back at events that shaped our community in 2013. This is part one of a two-part series. Note the dates listed are the dates on which the Courier published these stories, not when the events occurred.
One of Hinesville's 2014 resolutions is to make the city look cleaner, and it is threatening to ticket residents who leave trash containers out along streets too long.
Chief code enforcement officer John Bradley told the Long County Commission that the county should assume maintenance of several roads.
The Liberty County Commission appointed residents to various boards Dec. 19, during the last regular meeting of 2013.
The Ludowici City Council at a recent meeting voted unanimously to join the Southeast Georgia Friends of Fort Stewart and Hunter.
A soldier, his wife and their three children lost everything in a fire at their home three days before Christmas.
Tax bills were mailed Dec. 19 to Liberty County property owners, according to Tax Commissioner Virgil Jones.
The Liberty County Commission was updated Thursday on a proposed fire plan that recommends partnering with the county's cities, except Hinesville, to consolidate fire services.
According to online media reports, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., is drawing Georgia residents' ire for suggesting that children who qualify for free lunches at public schools should do janitorial work to help them learn that there's "no such thing as a free lunch."
Voters here one-day may be asked again to approve a penny sales tax for local road improvements if a Bryan County Board of Commissioners resolution gets any traction at the state level.
According to a recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration news release, the federal government will stop printing traditional paper nautical charts after April 13.
After several years of discussion over whether the Ludowici Train Depot would be remodeled or torn down, it appears the historic building will be getting a face-lift.
Dr. Earl T. Martin of Blackshear has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Ludowici property owners can expect their city property-tax bills to go down.
Community leaders, family and friends gathered Monday at MidCoast Regional Airport to dedicate a new pilots' lounge in honor of Louis L. Duvernay.
SAVANNAH - Five years ago, the Ogeechee River saw the largest fish kill in Georgia history. More than 38,000 fish, mussels and, according to citizen ...
Charlie Goodloe, the 83-year-old man who finished his more-than-two-year walk across America at Fort Morris Historic Site on Friday, was able to get home.
Long County had its first Juneteenth celebration Saturday at South Park in Ludowici.
Once again, on the third Saturday in June, people got up while it was still dark and prepared to walk.
The Long County Board of Commissioners spent much of a recent meeting discussing issues that could provide more activities for youth.
Charlie Goodloe wrapped up a walk across America Friday at Fort Morris Historic Site.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who legally owns land in the historic ...
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has appointed state Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, to the Joint Study Committee on Industry Incentives for Financial ...
County and city leaders laid the groundwork last week for a grassroots campaign aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales ...
Liberty County's proposed fiscal-year 2017 budget calls for a 22 percent increase.
ATLANTA - House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, to the State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines.
The Liberty County Cultural and Historical Resource Committee is looking for new members.