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Planning meeting set for Hinesville (West) subarea

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission will host the 10th of 12 community-planning meetings from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at Savannah

October 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Treatment plant and trick-or-treating discussed at Hinesville City Council meeting

The progress of the wastewater treatment plant on Fort Stewart, the fiscal 2016 budget for Hinesville, and trick-or-treating times for Halloween weere discussed at Thursday afternoon's City Council meeting.

October 15, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Long County commissioners rescind discipline of fire department officers

The Long County Board of Commissioners has rescinded disciplinary actions that were issued against Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief of Operations Shawn Smith and Lt. Mary Butler on Sept. 17.

October 15, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Summer program helps youth pick careers

Career Readiness, Riceboro's summer youth program, gave youth insight into different careers and a chance to be a part of the workforce.

October 14, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Former Hinesville resident falls just short on ‘The Voice’

Former Hinesville resident Celeste Betton was eliminated Monday night from NBC's "The Voice" singing competition.

October 13, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news


Area traffic enforcement wins award

MACON - The Coastal Area Traffic Enforcement Network was one of several organizations to take home a prize recently when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the Macon Centreplex.

October 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Courier wants your photos, videos

Do you have a camera? Do you post oodles of photos and videos on Facebook or YouTube, yet yearn for more?

October 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news


Ludowici mayoral candidates to take center stage Tuesday morning

Ludowici mayoral candidates James Fuller and Robert Parker will speak at the Long County Chamber of Commerce's semiannual breakfast gathering Tuesday.

October 11, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Dollar General coming near Gum Branch?

A Dollar General store might be built just east of Gum Branch, on Highway 196 and Cooper Lane.

October 11, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


Watch Monday's municipal elections forum

October 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news


Ga. NAACP leader: Carry on fight for equal rights

Today's leaders need to remember that they were not first, that others came before them and blazed trails in the fight for equal rights. And today's leaders need to continue that fight.

October 06, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news


Two pups rescued from trash bags

It's a story all too familiar to Meike Wilder, who rescues animals for the nonprofit organization Carpathia Paws.

October 04, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news


Candidate forum set for Monday

Voters will soon have a chance to meet the candidates in Liberty County's municipal elections.

October 03, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


Wedding seals same-sex relationship

On a warm autumn morning, in a simple wedding ceremony that took about two minutes, two lives were joined together in marriage.

September 29, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local news


‘Fireball Run’ to film in downtown Hinesville

The Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau announces that "Fireball Run" will film live in Liberty County on Thursday and Friday.

September 26, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


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Fencing, lighting among topics at Liberty County Development Authority meeting

The Liberty County Development Authority held its first meeting of the year Monday morning and discussed several items, including shoring up fences and improving lighting.

February 02, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Liberty County planners give nod to Plunderful move

Holton's Seafood restaurant on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway, near Interstate 95, might become a thrift store.

February 02, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Ga. Supreme Court rejects non-citizens' quest for in-state tuition

In a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court of Georgia, college students who are not U.S. citizens lost their appeal of a Georgia Court ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


Atlantic Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge David Cavender retires

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Liberty County Superior Court ...

January 30, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Former Ludowici mayor Myrtice Warren dies

Former Ludowici mayor and councilwoman Myrtice Warren, 88, died Wednesday after an extended illness. Warren was pronounced dead just a little before noon at Golden ...

January 28, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Hinesville native to speak at Brunswick AME church

Hinesville native Jacquelyn Lovette Burley will serve as the Annual Day speaker for the Rachel Hill Women's Missionary Society at St. Paul AME Church ...

January 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


New Wal-Mart grocery store opens

"Hey! Guys, you know it's time to shop!" yelled cheerleaders from Lewis Frasier Middle School during the grand opening of the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market ...

January 27, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Supporters gather in downtown Hinesville for a Bernie Sanders event

With the Feb. 1 deadline for people to register to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primary fast approaching, Liberty County for Bernie Sanders held ...

January 26, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Approve borrow pit, Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission says

A petition to rezone land for a borrow pit that has drawn opposition from neighbors was unanimously recommended for approval by the Liberty Consolidated Planning ...

January 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


Senator supports interstate projects

ATLANTA - Sen. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, supports the transportation projects on Interstates 95 and 16 near Savannah that were recently announced by Gov. Nathan Deal.

January 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Williams hosts Capitol convocation

ATLANTA - State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, hosted the annual Eugene C. Tillman Sr. Memorial Prayer Convocation Jan. 10.

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Long County resident want more access to wildlife areas

ATLANTA - State Rep. Jeff Jones, R-Brunswick, recently petitioned the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to expand access to wildlife management areas in Long County.

January 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


LRMC encourages mothers to carry babies to term

At 39 weeks' gestation, babies in the womb are considered to be fully developed. However, mothers across the country are delivering babies before that critical ...

January 23, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


County Commissioners hold planning workshop

Liberty County Board Commissioners discussed important policies and decisions that will have to be finalized soon during their planning workshop earlier today at the MidCoast ...

January 22, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Local news


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