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Long County commissioners set to vote on construction fees

A public hearing was held recently at the Long County Courthouse to begin steps in changing the permit fees for different services related to construction in the county.

February 23, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


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


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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


Trauma Awareness Month brings call to donate blood

May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are ...

May 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Seafood fest on River Street

SAVANNAH - Throw on your flip flops and grab the family for music and fresh seafood at the 2016 River Street Seafood Fest Friday and Saturday.

May 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Long County deputies recover stolen gun, make felony arrest

An arrest in Long County Monday resulted in felony charges and the recovery of a stolen handgun, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office.

May 04, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


Savannah celebrates preservation of heritage

SAVANNAH - Historic Savannah Foundation, which is committed to preserving Savannah's heritage, is having its fifth annual Savannah Preservation Festival Thursday-Saturday. The events mark the ...

May 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Businessman challenging chief magistrate

A local businessman and the incumbent Liberty County chief magistrate are facing off for the Democratic nominations for that seat.

May 04, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Long County race is rematch of 2013 primary

Two candidates are again vying for the Democratic nomination to run for Long County District 1 Commissioner seat, while one Republican is unopposed.

May 04, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


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