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HPD seeks aggravated assault suspect

Hinesville police are looking for Michael Karone Cansler, 17, who is wanted in an aggrvated assault case. He is considered armed and dangerous, according to HPD. Cansler is 5-foot, 5 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds.

August 01, 2017 | Staff report Coastal Courier | Local news


Three shot in Hinesville

Three people were shot around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning in Hinesville, according to police.

August 01, 2017 | Lewis Levine | Local news


State NAACP head resigns to run for office

After stepping down July 22 as president of the Georgia State Conference NAACP, a post he held for almost four years, Statesboro attorney and minister Francys Johnson acknowledged he is considering a run for "high public office."

July 31, 2017 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Local news


Long County needs new budget, commissioner

Long County is without a budget for the fiscal year that began July 1 and after the commission's last budget session Tuesday the county is also without a commissioner from District 5.

July 31, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Senior correspondent | Local news


Shooting in Long County

A man has been flown by helicopter to Savannah's Memorial Medical Center after he was shot Sunday night in Long County.

July 30, 2017 | Lewis Levine | Local news


More growth on the way

One man may have hit the nail on the head when he said, "Growth has come to Hinesville, whether you like that or not" during a recent Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting.

July 30, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Sheriff's detectives get more elbow rooom

Detectives with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office will have more elbow room to work on cases after a ribbon cutting signaled the completion and opening of their new office building.

July 29, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Local news


Farewell for garrison commander, wife

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a farewell dinner for departing Fort Stewart garrison commander Col. Townley Hedrick and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Hedrick on June 29.

July 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Rotarians hear of film work

Charles Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance and owner of Southern Gateway Production Services, was the featured speaker at a recent Hinesville Rotary Club meeting.

July 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Former local clinic involved in massive sweep of health care, drug abuse fraud

SAVANNAH - A podiatry practice that used to have a clinic in Hinesville is among those charged in a recent action by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force.

July 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Midway sells historic fire truck

The rusty red truck that used to sit under a carport between the Midway Fire and Police departments has a new home, the Richmond Hill History Museum.

July 27, 2017 | By Ted O’Neil Courier senior correspondent | Local news


Sometimes, a good quorum is hard

Editor's note: Thursday, the Liberty County Commission couldn't conduct business due to members being unable to attend.

July 26, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Courier senior correspondent | Local news


‘Fighting the away game’

With another deployment underway, Fort Stewart's top general made no bones about what his soldiers face in Afghanistan - even in an advisory capacity.

July 26, 2017 | By Jeff Whitten | Local news


Long County commissioner resigns

Long County Commissioner Bobby Walker, a former chairman of the comission, has resigned.

July 25, 2017 | Staff report | Local news


Superintendent to speak at chamber lunch

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host a Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center located at 2140 E. Oglethorpe Hwy in Flemington. The event is sponsored by Webster University.

July 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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Proposed law would remove mayor from manager decision

The Hinesville City Council decided to further discuss amending a section of city code regarding the appointment and removal of its city manager during a ...

August 03, 2017 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Local news


Program focuses on DoD contracts

Gov. Nathan Deal Monday announced the launch of the Georgia Defense Exchange, an interactive business development platform designed to assist Georgia businesses in finding new ...

August 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Governor swears in new solicitor general for Long County state court

Governor Nathan Deal has appointed of Billy J. Nelson Jr. as solicitor general of the State Court of Long County.

August 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


LCEMA official takes national federal training

Emergency responder Larry Logan, from Liberty County Emergency Management Agency, recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.

August 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Second Democrat eyeing congressional race

A second Bryan County Democrat has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for the First Congressional District of Georgia.

August 03, 2017 | By Ted O'Neil Correspondent | Local news


Subdivision streets no closer to help

The Long County Commission again Tuesday confronted a seemingly permanent problem with infrastructure maintenance in subdivisions, but a motion to fix some of the streets ...

August 03, 2017 | By Joe Parker Jr. Courier senior correspondent | Local news


Victim out of hospital

A man shot Sunday night in Long County is out of the hospital, authorities say, but he's apparently not helping investigators find whoever it ...

August 02, 2017 | By Lewis Levine | Local news


Three shot in ‘feud’

A shooting that put a woman and two men in the hospital early Tuesday morning wasn't a random act of violence. Instead the victims ...

August 02, 2017 | By Lewis Levine Courier senior correspondent | Local news


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