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Phillips announces plan to run for vacant Long County commission seat

Lifelong Long County resident Mike Phillips has announced plans to run for the vacant District 3 commissioners' spot. The seat became open upon the resignation of former commissioner Willie Frank Thompson.

January 27, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Renovations in works for Bradwell

The Liberty County School System Board ranked bids from four firms for renovations planned for Bradwell institute.

January 27, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


Hinesville woman charged in child's death

A Hinesville woman is charged with felony murder and cruelty to children for the death Monday of a 3-year-old girl.

January 25, 2018 | Lewis Levine Coastal Courier | Local news


Dozen deaths in state attributed to flu

Seven more Georgians have died from the flu, bringing the total to 12 deaths across the state this influenza season, public health officials said Friday.

January 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


American Pickers back

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz of the hit TV series American Pickers are gearing up to return to Georgia to film episodes throughout the region.

January 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Hinesville Rotarian travels to India

Hinesville Rotary Club member Brigitte Shanken is currently traveling abroad as part of a month-long service opportunity.

January 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Susie King Taylor symposium set for Feb. 5

The second annual Susie King Taylor Symposium, Bread on the Water, will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at Historic Dorchester Academy, 8787 E Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

January 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


'You are supposed to serve others'

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part story on interim Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Franklin Perry, the only finalist for the job.

January 24, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Liberty County BOE argues over training

While the Liberty County School system waits until next week for a rescheduled visit from the schools accrediting group AdvancED, one school board member said the board hasn't learned from past training.

January 24, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Two Fort Stewart soldiers arrested for driving into Wallthourville home

Two soldiers involved in a single vehicle accident which struck a Walthourville residence Saturday night haven been identified as Israel Jurado, 19 and Colby Loveday, 20.

January 22, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Government shutdown impacts Fort Stewart

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will be impacted by the government shutdown as services cease operations to comply with the legal and regulatory requirements of operating in the absence of appropriations.

January 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield PAO | Local news


Long County looks to hire animal control officer, improve communication

The Long County Commission decided Thursday to hire a new animal control officer. The area has been shaken recently when a felony case of cruelty to animals was made by Ludowici Police Chief Frank McClellan after widespread publicity.

January 20, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr | Local news


Long commissioner resigns

Long County District 3 Commissioner Willie Frank Thompson resigned Thursday, according to a press release issued by Board of Commissioner Secretary Brandi Smiley.

January 20, 2018 | Patty Leon | Local news


Liberty's SPLOST not adding up yet

The financial report at the Liberty County Commission meeting Thursday revealed a continuing troublesome trend: the latest special purpose local option sales tax income has not reached projected levels.

January 20, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. | Local news


Izola's tarter sauce now comes in its own bottle

The owners of Izola's are expanding their diner, as well as the distribution of their homemade tartar sauce. Wilton and Pauline Foster are well-known throughout the county for offering home-cooked Southern staples at their eatery, Izola's Country Café in Hinesville.

January 19, 2018 | Patty Leon Coastal Courier | Local news


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Recalling King's assassination half a century later

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis while standing on a motel balcony.

April 04, 2018 | Jeff Whitten Coastal Courier | Local news


Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition shelter walk raises $4,500

Liberty Regional Homeless Coalition's seventh annual Walk for Shelter raised about $4,500 this year, less than organizers had hoped.

April 04, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | Local news


Population, sea level seen as threats to coast

Population growth and impacts from sea level rise are major threats to the long term health of Georgia's coast, according to a collaborative report ...

April 02, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Potholes bedevil Midway streets, drivers and council

The Midway City Council Monday struggled again with the issue of potholes along Butler Street and will vote on possible repairs at its next regular ...

April 02, 2018 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


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