Special to the Coastal Courier
SAPELO ISLAND - Scientists at the University of Georgia's Marine Institute at Sapelo Island have found that the amount of vegetation along the Georgia coast has declined significantly in the last 30 years, spurring concerns about the overall health of marshland ecosystems in the area.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit has received funding to establish a Veterans Treatment Court.
A series of town hall meetings aimed at convincing voters to pass a Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax in November will start with a kickoff community meeting Aug. 15 in Flemington.
Recently returned from the Democratic Nation convention in Philadelphia, State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, said the political event was "absolutely fantastic."
The Liberty County Board of Education will consider placing wireless hotspots on parked buses throughout the county to provide internet access to students who do not have it at home.
U.S. Rep. for Georgia's First District Buddy Carter visited Coastal Manor in Ludowici July 26 to meet with its residents and staff.
Liberty County Branch NAACP President Graylan Quarterman calls his organization's Justice and Education Teach-In set for this weekend an opportunity to be proactive in the wake of a series of shootings that have killed both police and civilians around the country.
Roger and Ann Ruggles fear they will be flooded out of their home by drainage problems they say the city of Midway has neglected.
A helicopter crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah rescued four people on the Ogeechee River Monday morning near the Strathy Hall subdivision.
Barry McCaffrey Boulevard at Airport Road will be closed for seven days beginning Wednesday as part of widening work on Airport Road, the Georgia Department of Transportation said Monday.
Long County's runoff elections Tuesday night decided the new probate judge and the Democratic candidate for the county's Board of Commissioners District 2 seat who will run against the Republican candidate in November.
The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP will host a Justice Education Teach-in from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
SAVANNAH - By demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission's national standards for health-care quality and safety, Hospice Savannah has again earned the group's Gold Seal of Approval.
Bobby Smith will be the next probate judge in Long County, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's runoff.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism division announced Wednesday that it has awarded more than $85,275 in product development agreements to ...
Shawn White and Ted Eby said community is more important than a business venture when they withdrew a request to operate a shooting range.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Drug Court has been certified by the Council of Accountability Court Judges, according to Superior Court Judge D. Jay Stewart.