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Liberty County commissioner aims to get youth involved

Liberty County Commissioner Justin Frasier is looking for ways to get youth more involved in the community, saying they are not only the future but the present.

December 28, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


Hinesville salutes outgoing mayor, city councilmen

After a combined 62 years of service to Hinesville, two City Council members and the mayor are saying farewell.

December 28, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Bikers give to down-on-her-luck mother, kids

The roar of motorcycles coming Friday evening made Kaien Perez think a parade was coming. But after stepping outside with his mother, Anitra Henry, and younger brother, Kristopher Henry, it turned out to more exciting.

December 23, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


County trims, OKs $28M plan

Liberty County Board of Commissioners approved a budget amendment for fiscal-year 2016 and a variety of action items at their meeting last Thursday.

December 22, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


New task force focuses on ending domestic violence

A new task force focused on eliminating family violence is in the fledging stages of development in Liberty County.

December 22, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Water outage set for parts of city Tuesday

Hinesville has scheduled a water outage for Tuesday morning

December 21, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Ludowici tax bills to be late

The Ludowici City Council's meeting earlier this month was a busy night for all.

December 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news


LCPC tables borrow-pit request

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission tabled a petition to rezone land for a borrow pit at the corner of Islands Highway and Brigdon Road.

December 21, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


Dodd-Brown Christmas Party gives gifts to needy youth

The Hinesville Rotary Club hosted its annual Dodd-Brown Christmas Party on Tuesday and gave gifts to about 30 area foster children.

December 20, 2015 | Staff Report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


City Council approves Bojangles’ designs

Hinesville City Council approved designs for a new Bojangles' restaurant Thursday.

December 20, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Hinesville City Council approves Bojangles’ designs

Hinesville City Council approved designs for a future Bojangles' restaurant during Thursday's meeting.

December 17, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


UGA Skidway scientist studies Arctic black carbon

SAVANNAH - University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Aron Stubbins led a team of researchers to determine the levels of black carbon in Arctic rivers and found that the input of black carbon to the Arctic Ocean is likely to increase with global warming.

December 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Ludowici Christmas parade draws crowd

With temperatures in the mid-80s Saturday, it didn't feel like winter in Long County, but the balmy weather did help draw a crowd to the 2015 Ludowici/Long County Christmas Parade.

December 16, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Ludowici man dies in wreck

A Ludowici man was killed while riding a motorcycle in Walthourville early Sunday, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

December 16, 2015 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Sock donations for seniors wanted in Liberty County

Socks for Seniors, a nonprofit community-service project that organizes, collects and distributes new socks for senior citizens, is underway locally.

December 15, 2015 | Staff Report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


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Approve borrow pit, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission says

A petition to rezone land for a borrow pit that has drawn opposition from neighbors was unanimously recommended for approval by the Liberty Consolidated Planning ...

January 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Senator supports interstate projects

ATLANTA - Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, supports the transportation projects on Interstates 95 and 16 near Savannah that were recently announced by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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


Williams hosts Capitol convocation

ATLANTA - State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, hosted the annual Eugene C. Tillman Sr. Memorial Prayer Convocation Jan. 10.

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


Long County resident want more access to wildlife areas

ATLANTA - State Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick, recently petitioned the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to expand access to wildlife management areas in Long County.

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


LRMC encourages mothers to carry babies to term

At 39 weeks' gestation, babies in the womb are considered to be fully developed. However, mothers across the country are delivering babies before that critical ...

January 23, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


County Commissioners hold planning workshop

Liberty County Board Commissioners discussed important policies and decisions that will have to be finalized soon during their planning workshop earlier today at the MidCoast ...

January 22, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Shriners kick off new year

The Hinesville-Fort Stewart Shrine Club recently installed its 2016 officers.

January 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Carter visits LRMC, talks health care with physicians

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., visited Liberty Regional Medical Center on Tuesday morning to discuss health-care issues with the hospital staff and physicians.

January 19, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Annual King breakfast draws capacity crowd at Dorchester Academy

A capacity crowd of more than 300 gathered Saturday for the annual Leadership and Grand Marshal Breakfast held at Historic Dorchester Academy, kicking off a ...

January 19, 2016 | By Dollie Gull Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Marching to celebrate MLK’s dream of equality

The annual Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade took place Monday, celebrated with the theme, "I'm a movement for unity, justice and ...

January 19, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney and Tiffany King ckenney@coastalcourier.com and tking@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Final meeting on comprehensive plan

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission will host a community-planning meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at Hinesville City Hall, 115 E. M.L ...

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


Ludowici council takes care of in-house business

The Ludowici City Council took care of several matters of in-house business during its first meeting of the year Tuesday.

January 16, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


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