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Veterans have their day

Spectators young and old lined the street for Liberty County's annual Veterans Day parade swung down South Main Street in Hinesville.

November 13, 2016 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Veterans march on Hinesvlle

Spectators young and old lined the street Friday afternoon as Liberty County's annual Veterans Day took place, waving flags while bands from Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High School and the 3rd Infantry Division marched past playing patriotic tunes.

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


A look at how Liberty voted

The unofficial election results shown below are for Liberty County only.

November 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Swing states propel Trump to presidency

Republican Donald Trump now stands at 279 electoral votes and will become the 45th president of the United States.

November 09, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Swing states propel Tump to victory

Republican Donald Trump now stands at 279 electoral votes and will become the 45th president of the United States.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Early Long County results

At press time, in the Long County Sheriff's race incumbent Craig Nobles (D) had 3,184 votes and challenger Timothy Works (R) 828 votes.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


SPLOST, incumbents do well in Liberty

Unofficial and still incomplete results showed incumbents appeared to be winners in all three contested races, and the hotly contested SPLOST looked to be on its way to passage before the Courier's press deadline.

November 09, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Correction: Bowen outpolls Eby

Incumbents appeared to win and so did SPLOST in unofficial results Tuesday night in Liberty County.

November 08, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Early results: Sikes, Lovette among leaders

Some early and unofficial results from Liberty County elections with five of 13 precincts reporting:

November 08, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Lawmaker praises federal recovery effort

U.S Rep. Buddy Carter called the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster recovery center in Midway, a "one-stop shop" for people in need of assistance.

November 08, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Authorities questioning person of interest in Jesup homicides

Authorities are questioning a "person of interest" about the bodies of a man and woman found Monday morning in the 400 block of East Third Street in Jesup.

November 07, 2016 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Recovery continues month after storm

A month after Hurricane Matthew cut a path through coastal Georgia, residents of Liberty and Long counties affected by the storm are still picking up the pieces.

November 06, 2016 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Have patience

Hinesville residents, have patience. City officials say your pile of storm debris will be picked up.

November 06, 2016 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


The story of a pig

This is the story of a Hinesville woman who wanted a pig all her life and finally got one in August.

November 05, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Area health care providers report progress, plans

The Coastal Healthcare Alliance heard reports from area health care providers at its September meeting at the Liberty County Historic Courthouse.

November 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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Long County to hire administrator

Members of the Long County Commission voted 3-2 Tuesday to hire a county administrator and signed a resolution that could lead to stagger terms of ...

February 11, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Ossabaw Foundation names director emeritus

OSSABAW ISLAND - Dr. Paul M. Pressly has been named director emeritus of the Ossabaw Island Education Alliance by the Ossabaw Island Foundation Board of Trustees.

February 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


'Hatchet man of Hinesville' arrested again

Five months after being released from a 20 year prison sentence on an assault conviction, Calvin Leon Nelson was arrested this week in Long County ...

February 10, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


LCDA OKs temporary offices for growing industry in Tradeport East

Continued expansion of an industry in the Liberty County Development Authority's Tradeport East Business Park has led the authority to approve temporary modular buildings ...

February 09, 2017 | Joe Parker Jr. Courier senior correspondent | Local news


Coast Guard rescues fishing boat crew off St. Catherine's

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Tuesday after the fishing vessel they were on caught fire 1 mile east of St. Catherines Island ...

February 08, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Storm spotters keep NWS updated

Some Liberty County residents got a head start on Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which started Monday.

February 08, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Historian inspired by Liberty-born escaped slave turned activist

"I am a champion of Susie King Taylor."

February 08, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


City amends zoning rule to carry over 'grandfathered' uses

Hinesville properties that have been grandfathered in can now keep their zoning when sold, thanks to an amendment of the city's zoning ordinances.

February 08, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Local news


Banker: Bids to LCSS were proper

James Rogers, market president of Ameris Bank in Hinesville, said the bank obeyed the letter of the law and Liberty County School Board policy when ...

February 07, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Ameris Bank says there was no impropriety in bid process

James Rogers, market president of Ameris Bank in Hinesville, said the bank obeyed the letter of the law and Liberty County School Board policy when ...

February 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Contract for highway work on Stewart approved

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation has contracted three projects in Senate District 19, according to Sen. Blake Tillery, R–Vidalia, whose district covers all ...

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Water pressure on Airport Road lowered

Water customers near Airport Road will have lower water pressure due to renovations.

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Detour in Walthourville this weekend

At the request of CSX Railroad, the Georgia DOT is planning a three-day road closure in conjunction with railroad crossing improvements on Highway 119 in ...

February 06, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Re-entry group needs more housing

The Liberty County Re-Entry Coalition is seeking reentry housing partners to help them serve recently released and paroled prisoners who return to the Liberty County ...

February 06, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Man pays $460 restitution in dog case

The man who took responsibility for an accident that killed a family's pet dog in December has paid restitution.

February 05, 2017 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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