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Blessing of the pets in Hinesville

Several furry friends received a blessing Saturday with donations benefiting the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6602 in Hinesville and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

March 07, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Former Bradwell principal qualifies to run for school board chairman

The first surprise of the qualifying period for local government seats occurred Tuesday, when former Bradwell Institute Principal Scott Carrier qualified to run for chairman of the Liberty County Board of Education.

March 07, 2018 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Midway's Rep. Al Williams honored by Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, was recently named the Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus at the GLBC's annual Heritage Dinner.

March 07, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Child advocates lobby lawmakers

More than 300 Georgia CASA affiliates, including 13 volunteers and staff from the Bryan, Liberty, Ware and McIntosh counties of Atlantic Area CASA, attended the annual CASA Day at the Capitol in Atlanta on Feb. 14.

March 06, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Hinesville city council to hold workshop at 4 p.m. Tuesday

The mayor and city council of Hinesville will hold a workshop Tuesday, March 6 at 4 p.m. at City Hall in the Hinesville Room, 115 East M.L. King Jr. Drive, Hinesville. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the creation of the public safety director transition plan.

March 05, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Fish kill at Lake George puzzling residents

A fish kill at Lake George has residents scratching their heads, but getting few answers from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources because the lake is surrounded by private property.

March 03, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Hinesville IT woes continue

The city of Hinesville is still dealing with computer issues and server outages that are keeping it from accepting online payments, job applications and more.

March 03, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Suit from last year's Liberty BoE controversy continued

A lawsuit filed by former Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese against former LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee and the Board of Education has been continued again.

March 03, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty County school board members at odds over training, more

Disagreements among Liberty County School Board members regarding leadership training continue.

March 03, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


BI students reportedly hold gun protest, get suspended

Some Bradwell Institute students apparently walked out of classes Friday morning during a student-led protest to raise awareness of gun violence.

March 02, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Hinesville’s Oberlander gets promoted to court administrator

Hinesville City Manager Kenneth Howard has promoted former Deputy Court Clerk Malissa Oberlander to court administrator.

March 02, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Kirkendall named Hinesville's interim police chief

HINESVILLE, Ga. (Mar. 1, 2018) – At the regularly scheduled Hinesville City Council Meeting on Thursday, Mayor Allen Brown and Council named Major Bill Kirkendall the Interim Chief of the Hinesville Police Department following the retirement of Police Chief George Stagmeier.

March 01, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Pastor to run for Long County District 3 seat

Baconton Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Hermon Scott is running for the Long County District 3 Commission vacancy left when former Commissioner Willie Thompson resigned.

February 28, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Midway, Liberty County Development Authority close to agreement in water dispute

Midway city council drew closer Monday to finally settling the years-long dispute between the city and the Liberty County Development Authority over the water and wastewater services they share. The council voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Levern Clancy Jr. to sign the final agreement ending the dispute.

February 28, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Bradwell gets second chance

Until Monday afternoon, Bradwell Institute girls basketball coach Faye Baker thought her team's season was over.

February 28, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | 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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