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Appeal heard on realty company

Local real estate agent Elaine Boggs won't know until December whether her company, Elaine Boggs Realty, LLC, will be taken off the Army's Off-Limits list.

September 18, 2016 | By Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news

Lawmaker seeing extra funding for Long projects

State Rep. Jeff Jones met with Long County Development Authority Chairman Danny Norman, Sheriff Craig Nobles and School Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters Thursday in Ludowici.

September 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news

Midway apartment complex gets OKs

Midway's city council Monday accepted changes planned for the 60-unit Live Oak Villa apartment complex and delayed approval of Phase II of the Auburn Ridge Subdivision.

September 15, 2016 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Local news

Power back on

Power has been restored to the 650 homes in east Liberty County that lost it Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Julia made itself felt.

September 14, 2016 | Staff report | Local news

Hit-and-run victim aspired to law school

Ethan Pringle, who was set to graduate Armstrong State University in December and aspired to attend law school at the University of Georgia, will be laid to rest this weekend.

September 14, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Local news

Former Long fire chief dies

Former Long/Ludowici Volunteer Fire and Rescue Fire Chief Richard Truman died Wednesday morning at his Ludowici home.

September 14, 2016 | By Lewis Levine | Local news

SPLOST meetings back

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled more Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax town hall meetings aimed at convincing voters to pass the special tax at the upcoming Nov. 8 general election.

September 14, 2016 | By Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news

NAACP political forum set for Oct. 4

The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP is giving voters an opportunity to find out where candidates stand on issues before November's general election.

September 14, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news

Hinesville's mosquito man

Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series looking at various public health safety issues through the eyes of the people who are on the front lines.

September 14, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news

Long County may combine courts

The Long County Commissioners met Tuesday and discussed an effort to combine the county's magistrate and probate courts into one.

September 12, 2016 | By Justin Hall Correspondent | Local news

Thirty days left to register

ATLANTA - Sunday marked one month until Georgia's voter registration deadline, Secretary of State Brian Kemp encourages eligible individuals to apply now.

September 12, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news

Another 9/11 anniversary marked

Today marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and local groups are commemorating 9/11 in a number of ways.

September 11, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news

County talks water

Liberty County Commissioners got an update Tuesday on the county's rural water system and were told of a grant that could help expand that service, though it wouldn't come without a cost.

September 11, 2016 | By Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news

Midway Middle's Carter is student-advocate for his peers

You've heard of student-athletes. Well, Grayson Carter is a student-advocate.

September 11, 2016 | By Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news

Wayne County Sheriff's Office seeking missing man

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man who's been missing for nearly a month.

September 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news

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Fire displaces Long County family

A family of five lost their home on Old Barrington Road in Long County to a fire Tuesday morning, according to Long/Ludowici Volunteer Fire ...

October 12, 2016 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news

Long County schools closed rest of week

Here's more fallout from Hurricane Matthew: Schools in Long County will be closed for the rest of the week, Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters announced ...

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

Hinesville's pump station failure leads to sewage spill

The city of Hineville just announced a sewage spill in Peacock Creek caused by the failure of the city's master pump station Oct. 8 ...

October 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news

When in doubt, throw it out

Residents facing the daunting task of cleaning up flooded homes and wondering whether high water or power outages have ruined their food can follow a ...

October 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news

Teen Summit focuses on right choices

The best way to act when you encounter a police officer is to be nice and follow their instructions.

October 07, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news

Shelter in place order issued

Liberty County officials have now issued a shelter in place order for residents who did not evacuate.

October 07, 2016 | Staff report | Local news

Latest advisory shows Matthew still close to coast

The National Hurricane Center's most recent public advisory shows Hurricane Matthew is still expected to stay close to shore as it moves northward. The ...

October 06, 2016 | Staff report | Local news

Closures and cancellations

As Hurricane Matthew approaches the area with sustained winds at 110 miles per hour, several area events are being cancelled or rescheduled. Local government offices ...

October 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news

Search on for identity fraud suspects

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a couple conducting fraudulent transactions using a stolen credit card.

October 05, 2016 | Lewis Levine | Local news

Long County officials on full alert

Long County Emergency Management Director Edward Brewer said officials there are monitoring the storm and will make a decision sometime within the next 24 hours ...

October 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news

Residents east of I-95 need to be vigilant of incoming storm

Liberty County Emergency Management Director Mike Hodges said Hurricane Matthew will get relatively close, enough so that he and County Administrator Joey Brown encouraged residents ...

October 05, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news

Eby challenging Bowen for commission seat again

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of profiles on candidates running for office in Liberty County.

October 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news

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