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Holmestown fire station planned; date uncertain

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners discussed building a fire station in Holmestown during a recent capital improvement program budget meeting for fiscal-year 2017.

February 27, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Free vaccinations, blood pressure tests in Long County

The Long County Health Department will offer tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine for adults and free blood pressure checks for all ages on March 9.

February 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Woodlands Healthcare and Rehab celebrates Valentine's Day

Family and staff at Woodlands Healthcare and Rehab in Midway celebrated Valentine's Day a couple of days early, Feb. 12.

February 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


LRMC CEO joins rural health board

ATLANTA - Mike Hester, the CEO of Liberty Regional Medical Center, has been elected to the Georgia Hospital Association's Center for Rural Health Board of Trustees.

February 24, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Utility workers raise awareness of women’s health

The employees of Coastal Electric Cooperative wore red Feb. 10 in support of Go Red for Women, the national program of the American Heart Association to raise awareness for heart disease in women.

February 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Health fair in Riceboro; vendors welcome

Project Reach GANG (God's Anointed Now Generation) presents the sixth annual Community Health and Wellness Fair Saturday.

February 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Coastal Manor residents give blankets to homeless

Residents of Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility in Ludowici recently offered help to those less fortunate than them.

February 24, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Thomas thanked for his 8 years as mayor of Hinesville

Friends, supporters, and elected officials from across the Coastal Empire celebrated Saturday night the civil service and leadership of Hinesville's first African-American mayor.

February 23, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Council buys police cars, discusses campaign signs

The Hinesville City Council approved several vehicle bids at its Thursday meeting.

February 23, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Long County commissioners set to vote on construction fees

A public hearing was held recently at the Long County Courthouse to begin steps in changing the permit fees for different services related to construction in the county.

February 23, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Hinesville dog wins Best of Breed at Westminster Dog Show

A local show dog brought some notoriety to Hinesville by winning the Best of Breed Competition at the 2016 Westminster Dog Show held in Madison Square Garden in New York.

February 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Refinanced bonds expected to save Liberty Co. $1M

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently approved refinancing for bond debt on MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, a move that will allow the savings to go toward paying off the airport runway extension project.

February 20, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Auxiliary donation helps Sheriff’s Office buy training equipment

The Long County Fire Department Auxiliary recently donated $2,500 to the Long County Sheriff's Office to purchase additional training equipment. Sheriff Craig Nobles said he appreciated the donation and that the auxiliary has a long record of community service and helping those in need. Nobles, second from left, stands with auxiliary members Marjorie DeLoach, Cindy Walker, Kaitlynn Walker and Gerald Blocker.

February 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Traffic stops in Ludowici catch two alleged fugitives

Two recent routine traffic stops by the Ludowici Police Department led to the apprehension of two fugitives on the run, police said.

February 18, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Traffic stops in Ludowici catch two alleged fugitives

Two recent routine traffic stops by the Ludowici Police Department led to the apprehension of two fugitives on the run, police said.

February 17, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


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County leaders develop action plans to address issues

ST. SIMONS ISLAND--Developing action plans for three issues in Liberty County was the focus for day 2 of the county-wide planning workshop in St. Simons.

May 26, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Road work closures suspended for weekend

ATLANTA - To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon Friday through 5 a.m ...

May 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Leaders attend county-wide planning workshop

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May 25, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Riceboro FD lowers ISO rating

The members of the Riceboro Volunteer Fire-Rescue Department received notification from the Insurance Service Office that the city's public fire protection classification has been ...

May 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Long County Fire Department begins business safety checks

The Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department is starting to perform safety inspections of businesses.

May 25, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Local news


Sheriff races: Nobles wins big; Sikes has majority with nearly all votes in

The Liberty and Long county sheriffs enjoyed strong support as results were coming in Tuesday evening, but several Long County incumbents were ousted, according to ...

May 24, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Liberty County mulls increasing fire coverage

A proposal for three 24-hour manned fire stations in Liberty County was presented to Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Thursday.

May 24, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Long County BoE Dist. 5: Howard challenges incumbent member Dawson

Long County Board of Education District 5 representative Julie Norman Dawson is facing a challenge from David "Bubba" Howard.

May 21, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Local news


Long County BoE Dist. 4: Watford seeks second term; DeLoach wants seat back

Long County Board of Education District 4 representative Janet Watford faces a challenge from former school board member Linda Sasser DeLoach.

May 21, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Local news


GDOT awards $200,000 for Liberty County road projects

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a $1,815,000 award for 21 safety projects in 15 counties in southeast Georgia, including $200,000 ...

May 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Georgia Supreme Court rules in Sapelo Island land dispute

The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a McIntosh County court ruling in a dispute among heirs over who among them legally owns a valuable ...

May 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


City considering code of conduct, parking changes

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Hinesville City Council and city administrators attended a planning workshop Friday and Saturday at the Sea Palms Resort and Conference center.

May 19, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Welcome Home event at the Hinesville VA Outpatient Clinic

Join in for a Welcome Home event at the Hinesville VA Outpatient Clinic Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 18, 2016 | Marne Message | Local news


Prisoner re-entry program asks for state money

The Liberty County Re-entry Coalition welcomed visitors from the Georgia Department of Community Supervision Office Thursday.

May 18, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Long County BoE District 2: Davis challenges Williamson

Dr. Carolyn Williamson, the incumbent Long County Board of Education District 2 member, will face challenger Arthur Davis in a nonpartisan race on the May ...

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


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