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Events spotlight homeless, hunger

Hinesville's Homeless Prevention Program within the city's Community Development Department will host a series of events to raise awareness for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 11-19.

November 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Hinesville councilwoman wanted Edwards fired

District 1 councilwoman Diana Reid wanted former City Manager Billy Edwards fired, according to a recording of the June 1 executive session meeting of the Hinesville City Council.

October 30, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Long chairman address SPLOST issues

Long County voters on Nov. 7 will decide whether or not to continue supporting the special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST. The tax amount is 1 cent on every dollar spent in the Long County and was approved six years ago.

October 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Depot Team puts finishing touches on Veterans Memorial Walk, more

More than 200 volunteers from The Home Depot helped put the final touches on Veterans Memorial Walk and Cisco's Dog Park at Bryant Commons Thursday.

October 29, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


Liberty graduation scores drop slightly

The graduation rate for Liberty County School System dropped in 2017. School officials say they are tackling the issue.

October 28, 2017 | Tiffany King | Local news


Home Depot volunteers go to work at Bryant Commons

Over 200 volunteers from The Home Depot worked together with locals in completing Veterans Memorial Walk and Cisco Dog Park at Bryant Commons earlier today.

October 26, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Local news


State candidates campaign here

State races are still a year away, but two candidates recently made stops in Hinesville.

October 26, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten Managing Editor | Local news


HB 208 will make hunting better in Georgia

Every year, I have the opportunity to address our state's sportsmen and women through the Georgia Hunting Guide publication.

October 25, 2017 | By Mark Williams DNR Commissioner | Local news


Issues discussed at town hall meeting

Issues facing Hinesville were discussed at A District 3 town hall meeting, hosted by Pastor A.D. Shaw and Councilwoman Vicky Nelson, Saturday.

October 25, 2017 | By Hollie Lewis Courier correspondent | Local news


Georgia Justice Project looks to help those with records find work

The Georgia Justice Project is trying to help people with arrest records and convictions get jobs.

October 25, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


County looks to set millage rate, get taxes out on time

Liberty County commissioners hope to set the tax millage at their Nov. 16 mid-month meeting.

October 25, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Grave Decoration Day to preserve African traditions

In lieu of ghosts and goblins, the African American Heritage Trail Committee in Liberty County will kick off its east-end cemetery preservation initiative Saturday.

October 25, 2017 | Hermina Glass-Hill Special to the Courier | Local news


Long Co. chairman breaks SPLOST misconceptions

Long County voters on Nov. 7 will decide whether or not to continue supporting the special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST. The tax amount is 1 cent on every dollar spent in the Long County and was approved six years ago.

October 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Hinesville native heads parole in state; still trains

ATLANTA - Georgia Executive Director of Parole Christopher Barnett, a Hinesville native, attended the Chief Executive Training Class for appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies in Duluth Sept. 18-27.

October 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Death of Civilian hunter reported on Fort Stewart

(FORT STEWART, Ga.) - A civilian hunter was found in a Fort Stewart training area by family members around 10 p.m. Sunday after he did not return home earlier in the day, according to Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson.

October 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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Richmond Hill may add 5,000 acres to current 6,400

The city of Richmond Hill is set to nearly double in size as City Council recently approved an application to annex more than 5,000 ...

October 31, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil Correspondent | Local news


Two running in Long County District 5

Early voting is underway in Long County. There are only two items on the ballot: a countywide vote for SPLOST; and the race for the ...

October 31, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Youth leaders explore city government

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders (YALL) class had its City Government session on Oct. 24, hosted by the city ...

October 31, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Local news


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