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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


Hinesville mayor: SPLOST can be used to increase trust in government

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown spoke at the Feb. 9 Rotary Club of Hinesville meeting.

February 16, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Founding president of Eleven Black Men of Liberty County to speak at banquet

Pedro Bryant, the chairman, president and CEO of Metro Bank of Louisville, Kentucky, will deliver the keynote address March 19 at the 22nd Eleven Black Men of Liberty County Banquet.

February 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Veterans Parkway traffic shift delayed until Wednesday

The contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has rescheduled a northbound traffic shift from Monday morning to Wednesdya, tentatively, the GDOT announced Monday evening.

February 15, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Liberty commissioners support Coastal Greenway

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution supporting the Coastal Georgia Greenway project.

February 12, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Saturday voting is this week

For those who don't have time to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primary during weekday business hours, voting will be available this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

February 12, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Traffic scheduled to shift Monday on Veterans Parkway

The contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled a northbound traffic shift around 9 a.m. Monday on Veterans Parkway between E.G. Miles Parkway and Fort Stewart in Hinesville. Motorists traveling through this work zone should expect minor delays as the contractor performs the traffic shift.

February 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


City officials say late tax bills prompt grace period

Hinesville City Council covered late property tax bills, appointments and business licenses at its meeting Thursday.

February 11, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Councilman’s departure marks an end of an era

"Servant, well done," describes the service that David Anderson rendered to the city of Hinesville and the greater community.

February 10, 2016 | By Edith Anderson | Local news


Second Chances rescues horses — and people

After serving in the Air Force and spending 20 years outside the country, Andrea Doolittle returned home to Gum Branch and reignited a passion she carried within throughout the years.

February 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty County leaders talk SPLOST — preliminarily

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently held a preliminary discussion on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, which voters likely will decide on in November.

February 09, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Liberty County coroner seeks help finding deceased woman’s family, friends

The Liberty County Coroner's Office is seeking help finding family members or friends of Ernestine Williams.

February 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Borrow pit OK unearths bad feelings

A rezoning request for a borrow pit at the intersection of Brigdon Road and Islands Highway, which drew much opposition from neighbors, has been approved by the Liberty County Board of Commissioners.

February 08, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


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 front of his home Jan. 25.

February 06, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


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Two Fort Stewart soldiers arrested for driving into Wallthourville home

Two soldiers involved in a single vehicle accident which struck a Walthourville residence Saturday night haven been identified as Israel Jurado, 19 and Colby Loveday ...

January 22, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Government shutdown impacts Fort Stewart

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will be impacted by the government shutdown as services cease operations to comply with the legal and regulatory requirements of operating ...

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield PAO | Local news


Liberty's SPLOST not adding up yet

The financial report at the Liberty County Commission meeting Thursday revealed a continuing troublesome trend: the latest special purpose local option sales tax income has ...

January 20, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. | Local news


Long commissioner resigns

Long County District 3 Commissioner Willie Frank Thompson resigned Thursday, according to a press release issued by Board of Commissioner Secretary Brandi Smiley.

January 20, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Long County looks to hire animal control officer, improve communication

The Long County Commission decided Thursday to hire a new animal control officer. The area has been shaken recently when a felony case of cruelty ...

January 20, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr | Local news


Izola's tarter sauce now comes in its own bottle

The owners of Izola's are expanding their diner, as well as the distribution of their homemade tartar sauce. Wilton and Pauline Foster are well-known ...

January 19, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


UPDATE: Man arrested in dog cruelty case

A man accused of animal cruelty turned himself in this afternoon to the Ludowici Police Department. Allen Golden of Hinesville had a warrant issued against ...

January 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Trail focuses on civil rights landmarks

Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced Tuesday the inclusion of 11 historic sites in Georgia on the new U ...

January 18, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Hinesville's 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade SLIDESHOW

Check out 20 photos from Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Hinesville.

January 18, 2018 | Photos by Lawrence Dorsey | Local news


Liberty Regional gets donation from With Love from Kaden

Members of the Liberty Regional Medical Center staff were recently surprised with a donation of stuffed animals, blankets, children's slippers, coloring books and crayons ...

January 18, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


It's gonna get cold tonight

From the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency:

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Georgia PSC approves $43.6 million in refunds for Georgia Power Customers

ATLANTA, January 16, 2018 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) today unanimously ordered Georgia Power Company to refund its customers $43.6 million. The refunds ...

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Wind chill advisory for tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for today and tonight for Liberty County. The combination of low temperatures expected to be ...

January 17, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Dorchester played historic role in civil rights era

Of the events that surrounded Liberty County's 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations over the weekend, one was held in the place ...

January 17, 2018 | Krystal Hart | Local news


Walthourville Mayor says chief knew about overtime policy

Walthourville Mayor Daisy Pray said she required all the city's department heads to get approval before allowing overtime months before she fired former Police ...

January 17, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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