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Veterans have their day

Spectators young and old lined the street for Liberty County's annual Veterans Day parade swung down South Main Street in Hinesville.

November 13, 2016 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Veterans march on Hinesvlle

Spectators young and old lined the street Friday afternoon as Liberty County's annual Veterans Day took place, waving flags while bands from Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High School and the 3rd Infantry Division marched past playing patriotic tunes.

November 11, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


A look at how Liberty voted

The unofficial election results shown below are for Liberty County only.

November 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Swing states propel Trump to presidency

Republican Donald Trump now stands at 279 electoral votes and will become the 45th president of the United States.

November 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Swing states propel Tump to victory

Republican Donald Trump now stands at 279 electoral votes and will become the 45th president of the United States.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Early Long County results

At press time, in the Long County Sheriff's race incumbent Craig Nobles (D) had 3,184 votes and challenger Timothy Works (R) 828 votes.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


SPLOST, incumbents do well in Liberty

Unofficial and still incomplete results showed incumbents appeared to be winners in all three contested races, and the hotly contested SPLOST looked to be on its way to passage before the Courier's press deadline.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Correction: Bowen outpolls Eby

Incumbents appeared to win and so did SPLOST in unofficial results Tuesday night in Liberty County.

November 08, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Early results: Sikes, Lovette among leaders

Some early and unofficial results from Liberty County elections with five of 13 precincts reporting:

November 08, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Lawmaker praises federal recovery effort

U.S Rep. Buddy Carter called the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster recovery center in Midway, a "one-stop shop" for people in need of assistance.

November 08, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Authorities questioning person of interest in Jesup homicides

Authorities are questioning a "person of interest" about the bodies of a man and woman found Monday morning in the 400 block of East Third Street in Jesup.

November 07, 2016 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Recovery continues month after storm

A month after Hurricane Matthew cut a path through coastal Georgia, residents of Liberty and Long counties affected by the storm are still picking up the pieces.

November 06, 2016 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Have patience

Hinesville residents, have patience. City officials say your pile of storm debris will be picked up.

November 06, 2016 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


The story of a pig

This is the story of a Hinesville woman who wanted a pig all her life and finally got one in August.

November 05, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Area health care providers report progress, plans

The Coastal Healthcare Alliance heard reports from area health care providers at its September meeting at the Liberty County Historic Courthouse.

November 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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Teen killed in shooting was reportedly standing up for a friend

The victim in Wednesday's shooting at Eagles Landing Subdivision is described as a fiercely loyal teen who "loved those around him with all he ...

February 19, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Reward offered in shooting death of horse

The founder of Second Chances Equine Rescue is determined to find out what happened to her beloved gelding, Sebastian.

February 19, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


School board fracas continues

A dispute between members of the Liberty County Board of Education has gone to social media and beyond, with allegations having been lodged with the ...

February 19, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Film crews may need permits

Looking to avoid a tragedy similar to the 2015 death of a film crew member in Wayne County, the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau ...

February 19, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


Churches burglarized

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he has a message for whoever's responsible for a series of recent church break-ins.

February 16, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | Local news


Bond reduced in sex assault case

Former Long County High School Assistant Band Director Michael Loredo had his bond reduced to $35,000 on Thursday during a hearing before Long County ...

February 16, 2017 | By Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Update: Shooting victim, suspect identified

The victim in Wednesday's shooting has been identified as Clyde A. Weeks, 19 of Hinesville. According to HPD Chief of Detectives Chris Reid, Weeks ...

February 16, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | Local news


1,000 bike ride helps Shriners help sick children, their families

The Alee Shriners Iron Knights plan to ride 1,000 miles in 24 hours for charity.

February 15, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Local news


County looks at countywide fire protection

The Liberty County commissioners devoted much of their planning session Monday to professional fire protection countywide.

February 15, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. Coastal Courier senior correspondent | Local news


Long County ESPLOST renewal up for vote in March

Voters in Long County will soon be asked whether they want to renew a one cent sales tax for education to pay off debt from ...

February 15, 2017 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Midway moves closer to new city hall

Midway's City Council Monday took two more steps toward building a new city hall, a project they hope to complete this year.

February 15, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Hinesville named Tree City

The city of Hinesville was recently named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.

February 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Fire displaces Hinesville family

A Hinesville mother and her three children have been displaced following a fire which destroyed their Hollywood Drive home Monday afternoon.

February 13, 2017 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Coastal Manor crowns first beauty queen

Coastal Manor's first resident beauty pageant is in the books and Rosetta Fleming was crowned Ms. Coastal Manor on Friday.

February 13, 2017 | Special to the Coastal Courier | Local news


Commissioners hear about proposed transportation tax

The Liberty County Commission is studying House Bill 134, a measure that would allow a single county to hold its own referendum to implement a ...

February 13, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


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