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Early voting underway in Hinesville runoff elections

Voters who would like to cast their ballots in the runoff elections for Hinesville mayor and the District 3 City Council seat may now do so.

November 13, 2015 | Staff Report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Advocate asks Long County to help feed senior citizens

Long County commissioners were asked last week to help provide more meals to senior citizens in the county.

November 13, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news


Spaceport Camden gains Coastal Regional Commission support

RICHMOND HILL - Support for building a spaceport similar to the one in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is increasing, as government leaders comprising the Coastal Regional Commission Council approved a resolution endorsing Spaceport Camden during a meeting Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center.

November 12, 2015 | By Dollie Gull Correspondent | Local news


Hinesville City Council recognizes resident for help in arresting robbery suspect

Mayor Jim Thomas and Hinesville City Council members recognized a resident who assisted in the capture of a suspected armed robber.

November 10, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Ground broken on Hinesville's Veterans Memorial Walk

Hinesville and Liberty County community and military leaders broke ground on the future Veterans Memorial Walk on Saturday morning at Bryant Commons before the start of the third annual Veterans Salute.

November 10, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Stonehenge Drive in Hinesville to close for 8 days

In conjunction with the 3.3-mile-long widening of Highway 119 in Liberty County, the contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled the temporary closure of Stonehenge Drive at Highway 119 starting Thursday and continuing through Friday, Nov. 20.

November 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Hinesville election heads into runoff

Hinesville voters have another chance to show their support for their favorite mayoral and council candidates as two races head into runoff elections.

November 07, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Two incumbents unseated in Walthourville

Daisy Pray will serve as mayor once again for the city of Walthourville. Pray defeated her challenger, Carrie K. Anderson, 237 votes (65.5 percent) to 125 (34.5 percent).

November 07, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Housing team gets update on statewide trends

Members of Liberty County's housing-initiative team attended the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing retreat, held Sept. 22-24 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center.

November 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


'Web of Life' exhibit opens in Hinesville art gallery

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Samantha Lake is one of the artists whose work is part of the "Web of Life" exhibit this month at the Hinesville Area Arts Council gallery. The name was incorrectly listed as Steve Lake in an article on page 9A Sunday. The Coastal Courier regrets the error.

November 06, 2015 | Staff Report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Hinesville west residents hear of plan

On Oct. 19, residents on the western side of Hinesville gathered at the Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus to hear the final presentation on what they hope the future use of that area will look like.

November 03, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


BoE may hike property tax rate to maintain revenue

The Liberty County Board of Education will consider increasing the millage rate for the school district to maintain both the level of federal funds received and property tax revenue.

November 02, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Polls open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday

Early voting in municipal elections ended Friday. Election Day is Tuesday and is the last chance for registered voters to decide on mayoral and city-council candidates.

November 02, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


Candidates release campaign finance reports

Before voters head to the polls Tuesday, candidates for Hinesville mayor and City Council have been busy advertising and raising money for their campaign.

November 02, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Affordable Care Act enrollment begins Sunday

Federal health officials are predicting little growth in sign-ups as year three of open enrollment for the health-insurance exchanges begins Sunday.

October 29, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Local news


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Mandatory evacuation for east of Hwy 17

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners have issued a voluntary evacuation order for all sections of Liberty County effective Sept. 8 at 6 a.m ...

September 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news


Fort Stewart preparing for hurricane

In preparation of Hurricane Irma Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has issued the following information:

September 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news


LCSS schools to close for Hurricane Irma

Liberty County Schools will be closed Friday Sept. 8 through Tuesday Sept. 12 due to impending severe weather.

September 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news


UPDATE: Long County among 30 counties to be included in state of emergency declaration

Long County is included in the latest state of emergency declaration by Gov. Nathan Deal, according to County Administrator Frank Etheridge.

September 07, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


High school football game rescheduled

Bradwell Institute's varsity football game against Warren County has been rescheduled to tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Olvey Field due to the ...

September 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news


Hurricane Irma continues on course

Hurricane Irma continued on a path that could bring it into or near the Georgia coast by Monday night or Tuesday morning, according to a ...

September 07, 2017 | Staff Coastal Courier | Local news


Hurricane Irma update: Little change

The 11 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center shows Hurricane Irma has shifted slightly to the east. The hurricane remains a Category 5 ...

September 06, 2017 | Staff Coastal Courier | Local news


Armstrong's Liberty Center to close Thursday

Armstrong State University's main campus in Savannah and the Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, according to ASU ...

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


LCSS remains on alert

The Liberty County School System issued a statement saying it is monitoring the storm and will make decisions regarding school closures by noon Thursday.

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


Special needs residents urged to register

LIBERTY COUNTY, GA - Public health officials strongly encourage residents in Liberty County who may have functional, access, or medical needs and no way to evacuate ...

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


Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Irma

Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued a state of emergency ...

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


Irma uncertainty prompts group to postpone St. Catherine's Beach Sweep

In light of recent developments with the path of Hurricane Irma, the St. Catherine's Beach Sweep that was scheduled for this Saturday, has been ...

September 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Local news


Stop panicking, start planning storm response

Everyone I know is freaking out over Hurricane Irma. As of this morning she was a strong Category 5 storm barreling toward Puerto Rico and ...

September 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty EMA continues to monitor Irma

The folks at Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is still keeping a close watch on Hurricane Irma.

September 06, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Midway IGA burglarized

Thieves made off with a bounty of cash after breaking into the Midway IGA store in the twilight hours between Sunday night and Monday morning.

September 06, 2017 | Patty Leon | Local news


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