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Long County Sheriff's Office investigating threat that prompted lockdown at high school

The Long County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat that forced a lockdown at Long County High Thursday morning.

March 31, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Lewis Frasier Middle School students visited by U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter

Cheerleaders cheered and the band struck up a tune as parents of honor roll students and guest U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-1st Ga., entered Lewis Frasier Middle School Friday morning.

March 31, 2018 | Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy back on duty

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy at the center of a grandmother's complaint is back on duty.

March 31, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Hinesville First United Methodist breaks ground on 'community' fellowship hall

Neither rain nor cold stopped Hinesville First United Methodist church members from celebrating Palm Sunday with a groundbreaking. After 74 years of fellowshipping in the current social hall, the church is expanding to provide more services to the community.

March 30, 2018 | Krystal Hart Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Volunteers make Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition Work

Editor's note: The Rev. Jim Mcintosh is president of the Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition, a group of volunteers whose goal is to help those less fortunate. He wrote this in advance of the group's biggest annual fundraiser, Saturday's "Easter Walk for Shelter."

March 28, 2018 | The Rev. Jim McIntosh For Coastal Courier | Local news


Liberty County Schools get good news on state audit

The director of internal audits for the Georgia Department of Education told the Liberty County Board of Education and superintendent Tuesday morning that he didn't think the district needs a forensic audit.

March 28, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Community grieves death of Hinesville child

Members of the community came together Monday night to grieve the loss of a 3-year-old autistic boy who was found drowned in a retaining pond less than 300 feet from his Governor's Quarters home Saturday.

March 28, 2018 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier Senior Correspondent | Local news


THOSE WHO SERVED: Army veteran leans on lessons learned from Scouting

Editor's note: If you know a veteran who should be included in this series, please email Mark Swendra.

March 28, 2018 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Liberty County deputies honored for saving lives

A Liberty County deputy was honored Monday for helping pull a trapped person from a burning car in November.

March 27, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


4-year-old’s work on display at Gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an exhibit for April, featuring the creations of Azure Art Studio student and young artist Ava Collier.

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Liberty to ‘turn blue’ for autism awareness

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to turn Liberty blue April 6 to support autism awareness.

March 26, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Liberty to ‘turn blue’ for autism awareness

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to turn Liberty County blue April 6 to support autism awareness.

March 26, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Autistic child drowns in pond in Hinesville

A 3-year-old autistic boy was found drowned in a retaining pond 200 feet from his home in Governor's Quarters on Saturday in Hinesville.

March 24, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Former Gov. Zell Miller dies

Former governor and U.S. senator Zell Miller has died, statewide media are reporting.

March 23, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


LCHS plant sale kicks off this weekend

Liberty County High School will kick off its spring plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school greenhouse.

March 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


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Deputy SPLOST fails to pass

State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, talked about everything from broadband to deputy pay raises to AR-15s at a breakfast Tuesday.

April 11, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Fort Stewart garrison hosting Facebook town hall

Have questions about what's happening on post or with the 3rd Infantry Division?

April 11, 2018 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


THOSE WHO SERVED: Hal Behnke's love of aircraft led to top secret satellite mission

Editor's note: If you know a veteran who should be included in this series, please email Mark Swendra.

April 11, 2018 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Georgia Cities Week festivities set across Hinesville

Hinesville will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week April 22-28 with a variety of events throughout the week coordinated with this year's theme, "Georgia Cities ...

April 10, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Hinesville mayor to give State of the City at April luncheon

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown will be the guest speaker at the next Progress Through People Luncheon, set for noon April 26 at the Liberty County ...

April 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Idea for city public safety head nixed

The city of Hinesville will start the search for a new Police chief. The decision to open the vacancy for applicants came during a special ...

April 09, 2018 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Road funds animate commission meeting

Liberty County Commission Chairman Donald Lovette had to call for order several times Tuesday as commissioners discussed allocation of money for road improvements.

April 09, 2018 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Fire damages Hinesville home

A home caught fire Saturday on the 800 block of Ridgewood Way in Hinesville.

April 07, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Taco Bell, IHOP locations raise $320,000 for military families

The Armed Forces Families Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping military families, announced on Wednesday that a total of $323,684 was ...

April 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Long commissioners meet with head of GDOT

Long County Commissioners Mike Riddle and Robert Parker met March 23 with Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry at the GDOT headquarters in Atlanta.

April 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Ribbon-cutting to celebrate new cardiology practice

Liberty Cardiology Associates, a medical practice of Liberty Regional Medical Center, has teamed up with St. Joseph's/Candler in Savannah to bring cardiology services ...

April 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Update: Victims names released

The remains of three people were found in a Gause Street home destroyed by fire Thursday night in Hinesville, authorities said.

April 06, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Body found in Hinesville home destroyed by fire

The remains of a person were found in a Gause Street home destroyed by fire Thursday night in Hinesville, authorities said.

April 06, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Hinesville gearing up for Georgia Cities Week

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau is collaborating with community partners and Hinesville city government to host several events during the ...

April 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


'Opinionated' teacher to return to classroom

A Bradwell Institute STAR teacher placed on administrative leave will return to work after spring break. BI literature teacher Marilyn Hampton confirmed she will be ...

April 04, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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