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Former Courier GM under scrutiny

Police are investigating allegations that former Coastal Courier General Manager Kathryn Fox stole more $33,000 from the newspaper, according to a Hinesville Police Department incident report.

January 27, 2018 | Staff report | Local news


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


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THOSE WHO SERVED: Musician/artist Rodney Riley a voice of the Vietnam soldier

It was cold one morning when they dropped me off

January 30, 2018 | Mark Swendra | Local news


Liberty County Sheriff's Office, GBI investigating death of Fleming man

The Liberty County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Monday outside a ...

January 29, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Local news


Sewage spills concern Riverkeepers

More than 18 million gallons of partially treated sewage have been released into Taylors Creek over three separate incidents earlier this month, according to press ...

January 29, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Local news


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