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Area CASA affiliates visit Capitol

More than 300 Georgia CASA affiliates, including 13 volunteers and staff, from the Bryan, Liberty, Ware and McIntosh counties of Atlantic Area CASA attended the annual CASA Day at the Capitol event Feb. 14 in Atlanta.

March 02, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Palmyra Missionary Baptist celebrates Old Timey Day

On Sunday, Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church in the Sunbury community celebrated its 26th Annual Old Timey Day in honor of Black History Month.

March 01, 2018 | Hermina Glass-Hill | News

African-Americans on D-Day

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - As World War II raged overseas, men and women responded to the call of duty in the fight for what President Franklin D. Roosevelt called the "four freedoms" - freedom of speech and worship, and freedom from want and fear. By the time the United States entered the war, more than 2.5 million African American men had signed up for the draft. In a separate-but–not-equal military at the time, the irony was not lost as the fight for these freedoms continued at home.

March 01, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Interest in Black History Month nurtured at home

I've always been fascinated with black history. Beyond the obvious of being black, I also had the privilege of growing up in Liberty County, which nurtured the interest.

February 28, 2018 | Krystal Hart | News

Coyote Challenge kicks off March 1

Coming back for the second year, the Georgia Coyote Challenge highlights how citizens can effectively handle nuisance coyote issues.

February 28, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Largest Sporting goods store stops selling assault rifles

DICK's Sporting Goods, who has a store in the Oglethorpe Shopping Center in Hinesville, has announced they will no longer sell assault-style rifles at their retailers to include all 35 Field & Stream stores.

February 28, 2018 | Patty Leon | News

Blood donation events set for Red Cross Month

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.

February 24, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

The STARs shine at Chamber lunch

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Progress Through People Luncheon Thursday, introducing this year's STAR students from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School.

February 24, 2018 | Patty Leon | News

Carter talks opioids at new Long campus

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., spoke about the opioid crisis and healthcare Tuesday as he toured the new Liberty Regional Medical Associates, Long County Campus.

February 24, 2018 | Patty Leon | News

Justice Department coordinates nationwide elder fraud sweep

U.S. Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions and law enforcement partners announced recently the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history.

February 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Georgia Power offers tips to avoid common scams and fraud

Georgia Power works every day to not only keep customers' personal information secure, but also to help inform and educate customers about common scams and fraud.

February 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Highway 84 shutdown in Allenhurst

UPDATE at 3 p.m. Eastbound sections of Highway 84 remain closed. Westbound lanes have opened but delays are still expected.

February 21, 2018 | Lewis Levine and Patty Leon | News

Coastal district DOT rep among ‘100 Influential Women to Know’

Engineering Georgia magazine recently released its inaugural listing of "100 Influential Women to Know" – women of character, integrity and purpose, and nearly 10 percent of the listing includes women who for or with Georgia Department of Transportation on a daily basis.

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Corps seeking proposals for dredged material projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects now through March 12.

February 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

I-516 lane closure set for this weekend

In conjunction with the Interstate vegetation management project, contractors for Georgia DOT will close one lane of I-516 near the CSX railroad overpass located between Montgomery Street and Veterans Parkway in Savannah during daylight hours on Saturday and Sunday.

February 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

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Former chief justice to speak at Midway church

Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears will be keynote speaker at Midway First Presbyterian Church during the church's 150th anniversary April ...

March 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Home health care business opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting March 9 for Serenity Home Care Services at its office at 105 ...

March 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Housing authority updates its website

The Hinesville Housing Authority recently announced a rebranding of the agency and its nonprofit entities, as well as the launch of its new website, hinesvillehousingauthority ...

March 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Ossabaw group elects new officers, trustees for 2018

At the Ossabaw Island Foundation's annual meeting in January, the following new board of trustees officers were announced:

March 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Liberty, Long and McIntosh County in southeastern Georgia until 4 ...

March 20, 2018 | Staff Report | News

Free tax preparation available

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offering free tax preparation for the general public through April 17.

March 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

City of Hinesville Affected by Ransomware Incident

When Hinesville's computer systems went down in February, city officials called it an "IT outage."

March 19, 2018 | Staff Report | News

Georgians report early sightings of black bears

Historically, reports of black bear sightings increase each year after the start of spring when hungry bears emerge from their winter den sites. However, this ...

March 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Midway Day Fest set for April 21

The city of Midway invites the community to bring friends and family to Midway Day Fest on April 21 at the Liberty County Community Complex ...

March 15, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Fire hazards, freeze warnings in effect

The National Weather Service, Charleston, has issued a special weather statement warning of fire hazards and freeze warnings for Long and Liberty County.

March 14, 2018 | Patty Leon | News

Middle School student disciplined for threat

A student from Lewis Frasier Middle School was disciplined after posting a threat on social media.

March 14, 2018 | Patty Leon | News

Hudgens: Flood insurance can be valuable

Flood Safety Preparedness Week in Georgia is March 11-16, and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that a flood insurance policy can be ...

March 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Leadership class visits LRMC

The 2017-2018 Leadership Liberty class toured Liberty Regional Medical Center (LRMC) March 7 as part of their nine-month leadership development class.

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Road work causes lane closures on Hwy. 119

Georgia Department of Transportation will have lane closures set up this week in Liberty County, weather permitting.

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Chatham Area transit contractor convicted of fraud, bribery

Anthony Florence, a contractor for the Chatham Area Transit Authority (CAT), was convicted Feb. 28 by a federal jury on 22 counts of mail fraud ...

March 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

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