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Hinesville dog wins Best of Breed at Westminster Dog Show

A local show dog brought some notoriety to Hinesville by winning the Best of Breed Competition at the 2016 Westminster Dog Show held in Madison Square Garden in New York.

February 20, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Refinanced bonds expected to save Liberty Co. $1M

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently approved refinancing for bond debt on MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, a move that will allow the savings to go toward paying off the airport runway extension project.

February 20, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Auxiliary donation helps Sheriff’s Office buy training equipment

The Long County Fire Department Auxiliary recently donated $2,500 to the Long County Sheriff's Office to purchase additional training equipment. Sheriff Craig Nobles said he appreciated the donation and that the auxiliary has a long record of community service and helping those in need. Nobles, second from left, stands with auxiliary members Marjorie DeLoach, Cindy Walker, Kaitlynn Walker and Gerald Blocker.

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


Traffic stops in Ludowici catch two alleged fugitives

Two recent routine traffic stops by the Ludowici Police Department led to the apprehension of two fugitives on the run, police said.

February 18, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Traffic stops in Ludowici catch two alleged fugitives

Two recent routine traffic stops by the Ludowici Police Department led to the apprehension of two fugitives on the run, police said.

February 17, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Hinesville mayor: SPLOST can be used to increase trust in government

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown spoke at the Feb. 9 Rotary Club of Hinesville meeting.

February 16, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Founding president of Eleven Black Men of Liberty County to speak at banquet

Pedro Bryant, the chairman, president and CEO of Metro Bank of Louisville, Kentucky, will deliver the keynote address March 19 at the 22nd Eleven Black Men of Liberty County Banquet.

February 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Veterans Parkway traffic shift delayed until Wednesday

The contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has rescheduled a northbound traffic shift from Monday morning to Wednesdya, tentatively, the GDOT announced Monday evening.

February 15, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Liberty commissioners support Coastal Greenway

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution supporting the Coastal Georgia Greenway project.

February 12, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Saturday voting is this week

For those who don't have time to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primary during weekday business hours, voting will be available this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

February 12, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Traffic scheduled to shift Monday on Veterans Parkway

The contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled a northbound traffic shift around 9 a.m. Monday on Veterans Parkway between E.G. Miles Parkway and Fort Stewart in Hinesville. Motorists traveling through this work zone should expect minor delays as the contractor performs the traffic shift.

February 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


City officials say late tax bills prompt grace period

Hinesville City Council covered late property tax bills, appointments and business licenses at its meeting Thursday.

February 11, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Councilman’s departure marks an end of an era

"Servant, well done," describes the service that David Anderson rendered to the city of Hinesville and the greater community.

February 10, 2016 | By Edith Anderson | Local news


Second Chances rescues horses — and people

After serving in the Air Force and spending 20 years outside the country, Andrea Doolittle returned home to Gum Branch and reignited a passion she carried within throughout the years.

February 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty County leaders talk SPLOST — preliminarily

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners recently held a preliminary discussion on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, which voters likely will decide on in November.

February 09, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


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State school superintendent visits Lewis Frasier

Students at the Lewis Frasier Middle School Honor Roll Breakfast Friday had a noted visitor.

January 13, 2018 | Krystal Hart | Local news


MLK Day Parade route, road closures announced

The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority has announced the route and road closures for the MLK Day parade, set for 10 a.m. Monday beginning at ...

January 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Local news


Bus backs into ditch during training

There was a minor incident involving a Liberty County School bus Friday morning on Leroy Coffer Highway.

January 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Former law firm for Liberty schools now representing victim in fatal school bus crash

The Liberty County school system's former law firm is now representing the family of the child killed in a Dec. 5 school bus crash ...

January 11, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Former chief: Walthourville mayor wanted councilman framed

Former Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman claims the city's mayor tried to pressure him into planting drugs to frame a city council member Larry ...

January 11, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


LPD investigating dog abuse

Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClellan said his department is investigating claims of animal cruelty posted Jan. 6 on a private Facebook page by a New-York-based ...

January 11, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Wastewater plant has second failure in a week

Hinesville announced Thursday that its Water Pollution Control Plant located on Ft. Stewart experienced a release of 5.65 million gallons of partially treated wastewater ...

January 11, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Walthourville police chief fired

Embattled Walthourville Police Chief Bernie Quarterman was fired Wednesday after a a hearing held between city officials and Quarterman. After the hearing City Clerk Melissa ...

January 11, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


5 million gallons spill at sewage plant

Hinesville announced Friday that its sewage plant on Fort Stewart released 5.47 million gallons of partially treated wastewater into Taylors Creek after an equipment ...

January 11, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Mayor breaks deadlock

Presiding over his first Midway City Council meeting Monday, new Mayor Levern Clancy Jr. cast a tie-breaking vote to elect former Mayor Dr. Clemontine Washington ...

January 11, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. | Local news


Martin honored for service to her city

Former Flemington Mayor Sandra Martin was recognized with the lifetime service award from the Georgia Municipal Association in recognition of her 36 years of service ...

January 11, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Nelson attends convocation in Atlanta

City of Hinesville Councilwoman Vicky Nelson attended the Eugene C. Tillman, Sr. Memorial Prayer Convocation hosted by State Rep. Al Williams on Sunday, Jan. 7 ...

January 10, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


2017 in review: SPLOST, controversy

May 3: Detective Suzie Jackson, who had been with the Hinesville Police Department for more than 30 years, retired. Her work was praised by coworkers ...

January 10, 2018 | Staff Report | Local news


Liberty County set to celebrate MLK Day

From church services to plays to parades, few communities observe the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and celebrate the man behind it like Liberty ...

January 10, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


Howard named Hinesville city manager

Riceboro native Kenneth Howard was named the new Hinesville city manager Tuesday afternoon. The announcement was made during a special called meeting at Hinesville City ...

January 10, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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