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Dancing with the Stars — for Atlantic Area CASA

Ed Milan says he can't dance.

March 08, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Selling point: 1% Liberty County SPLOST would pay off half the debts

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners met again to discuss the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum planned for November and the proposed list of projects it would fund if passed.

March 08, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Area lawmaker retiring

ATLANTA - State Sen. Tommie Williams, R-Lyons, announced his retirement from the Georgia State Senate Wednesday. Williams will not qualify to run for re-election for Senate District 19, which includes Long County and a portion of Liberty County, but will serve out the rest of his term.

March 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Trump, Clinton win primaries here

Liberty County voters came out to the polls early on Super Tuesday.

March 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local news


Liberty County Re-entry Coalition hosts open house

The Liberty County Prison Reentry Coalition Inc., hosted an open house Friday afternoon to showcase some of the renovations and upgrades already made to its new office at 205 E. Court St. in Hinesville.

March 03, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Probate clerk retires after 34 years

Gretta Logan, office manager and senior deputy clerk of Liberty County Probate Court, retired after 34 years with the county.

March 02, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


LCDA talks I-95 lighting, routine upkeep

The Liberty County Development Authority board discussed Midway Interstate 95 interchange light repairs among other projects during their Feb. 22 meeting.

March 02, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


NAACP to host Black History Program Sunday

The Liberty County branch of the NAACP invite the community to its Black History Program at 4 p.m. Sunday at Beach Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 17 North, Midway.

March 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Local news briefs

Register now for Good Friday Walk for Shelter

March 02, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Judge: Kinder Morgan cannot use eminent domain

Kinder Morgan will not be able to use the power of eminent domain to install its proposed Palmetto Pipeline through the property of owners unwilling to negotiate with the Texas energy giant, a Fulton County judge has ruled.

March 01, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Georgia's presidential primary Election Day is Tuesday

Election Day in Georgia's presidential preference primary is Tuesday, when all voting precincts in Liberty and Long counties will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

February 28, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Walk for Heroes to stop in Liberty County

WTOC reporter Dal Cannady is in the midst of his fifth annual Heroes Walk for the American Red Cross, in which he walks across southeast Georgia and accepts donations from businesses, municipalities and residents.

February 28, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Holmestown fire station planned; date uncertain

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners discussed building a fire station in Holmestown during a recent capital improvement program budget meeting for fiscal-year 2017.

February 27, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Free vaccinations, blood pressure tests in Long County

The Long County Health Department will offer tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine for adults and free blood pressure checks for all ages on March 9.

February 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Woodlands Healthcare and Rehab celebrates Valentine's Day

Family and staff at Woodlands Healthcare and Rehab in Midway celebrated Valentine's Day a couple of days early, Feb. 12.

February 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


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Pelton challenges Thompson in Long County District 3

Democratic incumbent Willie Thompson will face challenger Walter Pelton for the Long County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat in the May 24 primary election.

May 10, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


TELL protégés shine bright

Several young women received pearl necklaces that represented their uniqueness and attributes during the Talented and Educated Leading Ladies banquet and showcase.

May 10, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


UPDATED: 4 candidates vie for Long County seat

Editor's note: This story has been updated to add information on Republican candidate Mike Riddle that should have been included. This revised article will ...

May 07, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Liberty County observes National Day of Prayer

Thursday was the 65th annual National Day of Prayer, sparking public prayer gatherings around the country, including on the front steps of the Liberty County ...

May 07, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Local news


Democrats review 2016 legislative session

Democratic Georgia state representatives met with area media Wednesday in Savannah for a roundtable to discuss their accomplishments during the recent legislative session and issues ...

May 07, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Ludowici boy in memory contest

A Ludowici fifth-grader is on a voyage to become a national memory champion and earn a $10,000 grand prize.

May 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Sandwich shop donation may save lives

More people in this area may survive wrecks thanks to a donation from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to the Hinesville Fire Department.

May 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Real estate professional earns GRI designation

Margarita Fell has earned the Georgia REALTOR Institute designation, according to Leigh Smiley, managing broker of Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors.

May 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Two FPCA students on Washington Youth Tour

Coastal Electric Cooperative has announced the names of six area student delegates it will send on a week-long, all-expenses paid leadership trip to Washington, D ...

May 05, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Commissioners OK construction of first part of Fleming Park

Starting construction on phase 1 of Fleming Park, at the corner of Beasleyville and Freedman Grove roads, was a point of concern for some Liberty ...

May 05, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


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