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Congressional candidate meets with Long Chamber

District 1 state Sen. Earl "Buddy" Carter, who recently announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, addressed Long County leaders Tuesday at a dinner hosted by the Long County Chamber of Commerce at Lillian Simmons' home.

June 15, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news

Panel discusses new developments

Commercial and residential developments are growing in Liberty County, and the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission is preparing and planning for it.

June 14, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news

Long asks for funds to offset bombing range expansion losses

Long County's newly elected board of commissioners has asked the U.S. Marine Corps for federal funds to offset the loss of tax revenue from nearly 21,000 acres that would become part of the proposed Townsend Bombing Range expansion.

June 14, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news

Storms expected in area tonight

After a hot day, a cold front moving across the state today could bring storms to Liberty and Long counties tonight.

June 13, 2013 | Staff report | Local news

Two dozen agenda items make for long council meeting

The Hinesville City Council heard, discussed and decided on 23 action and information items during Thursday's meeting, which lasted three hours.

June 12, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news

Long animal shelter survives scrutiny

A Long County animal shelter that has drawn the ire of neighbors on Hugh Gordon Lane again survived scrutiny by the Long County Commission last week.

June 12, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news

Ludowici Council okays work contracts

The Ludowici City Council on Thursday held a special called meeting Thursday to approve a contract for infrastructure work, including sidewalk repair and pipe installation.

June 11, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news

Rezoning makes way for Zaxby's

During Thursday's three-hour meeting, the Hinesville City Council approved a rezoning request by Obro Inc. for local attorney Joel Osteen, and a site layout and traffic-circulation plan for a mixed-use development.

June 10, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Local news

Census estimates Liberty's growth lags

U.S. Census Bureau population estimates recently released indicate the Coastal Georgia region continues to grow, but the population inside Liberty County has not kept up with growth projections between 2010 and 2012.

June 10, 2013 | By Danielle Hipps | Local news

Liberty County hosts tourism seminar

The Liberty County Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted a workshop for tourism professionals June 4-5 at Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.

June 07, 2013 | Randy Murray | Local news

Liberty commission OKs Wild Heron Road bid

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $189,812 bid for improvements to Wild Heron Road, but the group tabled action on a bid for Rye Patch Road so some questions can be answered.

June 07, 2013 | Danielle Hipps | Local news

Long commission gets down to business

At its first regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the new Long County Commission wasted no time in making several changes.

June 07, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news

Phone scam surfaces in area

Public works contractor CH2MHILL/OMI was hit with a phone-scam attack in late April that tied up their phone system for two days, preventing it from making or receiving legitimate calls, OMI Director Gregg Higgins said.

June 07, 2013 | Randy Murray | Local news

Tropical Storm Andrea bears down on coast

As Tropical Storm Andrea made its way across Florida on Thursday afternoon, Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges said Coastal Georgia residents needed to prepare for excessive wind and rain into Friday morning. The storm carries with it the possibility of up to 5 inches of rain, 60 mph wind gusts, isolated tornadoes and some high surf.

June 07, 2013 | Hollie Barnidge | Local news

Winning lottery ticket sold in Midway

Daniel Thomas of Richmond Hill won a $100,000 top prize playing the Jumbo Bucks Crossword instant lottery game.Thomas, who works in the gift-wrapping business, stopped at Clyde's Market on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway after work to buy a ticket.

June 06, 2013 | Staff Report | Local news

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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 ...

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 | Local news

Coastal Georgia Greenway’s benefits are touted

RICHMOND HILL - Supporters of the proposed Coastal Georgia Greenway touted its economic potential and health and safety benefits to a joint study committee that met ...

September 26, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher For the Coastal Courier | Local news

Candidate forum planned for Oct. 5

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

September 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news

Adult day-care center opens in Ludowici

The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Coastal Manor Daybreak was held Friday in Ludowici.

September 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news

Long County remembers 9/11 with personal stories, respect for emergency personnel

The Woodmen of the World and the Long County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ceremony Sept. 11 at the Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department ...

September 23, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Local news

Political forum is set for Oct. 5

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

September 23, 2015 | Staff Report | Local news

Sunbury might get sailing school

A permanent sailing school may soon be in place in Sunbury.

September 22, 2015 | Tiffany King | Local news

Will road be ready for new store?

Polestar Exchange Georgia, the developer for the under-construction Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market on Hinesville's eastern edge, has requested that the city enter into a development ...

September 22, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


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