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BoE may hike property tax rate to maintain revenue

The Liberty County Board of Education will consider increasing the millage rate for the school district to maintain both the level of federal funds received and property tax revenue.

November 02, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Local news


Polls open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday

Early voting in municipal elections ended Friday. Election Day is Tuesday and is the last chance for registered voters to decide on mayoral and city-council candidates.

November 02, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


Candidates release campaign finance reports

Before voters head to the polls Tuesday, candidates for Hinesville mayor and City Council have been busy advertising and raising money for their campaign.

November 02, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Affordable Care Act enrollment begins Sunday

Federal health officials are predicting little growth in sign-ups as year three of open enrollment for the health-insurance exchanges begins Sunday.

October 29, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | Local news


Liberty Regional gets new imaging equipment

The Hospital Authority for Liberty Regional Medical Center voted to approve new equipment for its imaging center during its monthly meeting Oct. 20.

October 29, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Council discusses grants, budget

The progress of the wastewater-treatment plant on Fort Stewart, the fiscal 2016 budget for Hinesville, and grant applications for Bryant Commons projects where discussed at the last City Council meeting.

October 26, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Ludowici mayoral candidates speak

Ludowici incumbent Mayor James Fuller and challenger Robert Parker spoke before the Long County Chamber of Commerce at the Compass Worship Center in last week.

October 21, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Local news


Riceboro candidates to meet in forum Sunday

A community forum featuring Riceboro mayoral and City Council candidates will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Riceboro Youth Center, 17 E.B. Cooper Highway in Riceboro.

October 20, 2015 | Staff Report editor@coastalcourier.com | Local news


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


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Liberty Co. candidates’ forum is set for May 10

Voters will soon have a chance to meet the candidates in the upcoming May 24 general primary election.

April 15, 2016 | Staff Report | Local news


GOP convention here Saturday

The First Congressional District Committee of the Georgia Republican Party will hold its district convention from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at ...

April 14, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Delegates from covention will be pledged to Trump

The 1st Congressional District Committee of the Georgia Republican Party will have its district convention from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at ...

April 14, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Emergency workers put together benefit

Valarie Gosseck fought off cancer 20 years ago.

April 13, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Local news


Dykes Highway dedicated

Liberty County officials and residents recalled memories of an "entrepreneur extraordinaire" Saturday morning during the dedication of Carl Dykes Highway.

April 13, 2016 | Dollie Gull | Local news


SSU offers summer camps

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University hosts several summer camps each year on campus.

April 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Housing summit

The Liberty Initiative for Community Housing Committee will sponsor a housing summit Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.

April 13, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Traffic stop leads to drugs, weapons arrest

The Walthourville Police Department and Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Lonnie Bowman made a traffic stop at 6:30 p.m. Friday that ended ...

April 13, 2016 | Lewis Levine | Local news


‘Steel Magnolias’ ready to take stage

A local theater production company is putting on "Steel Magnolias" this week at the Dorchester Village Civic Center in Midway.

April 12, 2016 | Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Geocachers discover Liberty County

Geocachers raced around Liberty County on Saturday as part of the #nofilterneeded Geocache Adventure, learning about the county's history and culture along the way.

April 12, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


City considering downtown historic district

The Hinesville City Council is considering establishing a historic district downtown.

April 12, 2016 | By Caitlin Kenney | Local news


Open house set for nuclear power plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for Wednesday to discuss the agency's assessment of the Hatch nuclear plant's two ...

April 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Regional library looking for new director

The Board of Trustees of Live Oak Public Libraries announced the resignation of Library Director Christian Kruse on Tuesday. He is leaving to focus on ...

April 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Local news


Liberty County sheriff, jailer tour Re-entry office

Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Jail Administrator Jeff Hein toured the Liberty County Re-entry Coalition's new office building Thursday. Sikes and Hein were ...

April 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | Local news


Part of Holmestown Road to honor Freddie Walthour Sr.

A portion of Holmestown Road, from Westfield Road to Highway 119, will be renamed "Freddie Walthour Sr. Road."

April 09, 2016 | Tiffany King | Local news


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