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Candidates debate health care, stormwater fee, gangs, industry

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of two articles detailing the first Hinesville mayoral race forum. Read Wednesday's edition of the Courier to find out what happened when candidates answered questions during the forum's second half.

September 19, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Boil water advisory issued for Long County neighborhood

The Long County Health Department is advising all residents of the County Manor Mobile Home Park to boil their water or use bottled water, and avoid drinking their home's tap water until further notice. The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is investigating complaints related to the neighborhood's water system. Tests are being done to determine if the water meets EPD safety standards for drinking. Those tests results will likely be available early next week.

Meanwhile, the health department distributed flyers to residents of the park's 112 homes, recommending the following precautions:

September 15, 2007 | Staff Report | News


Kingston speaks to Rotary Club

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) arrived in Hinesville on Tuesday to offer insights on some divisive issues including the present state of the war.

September 15, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


Countywide election set for November

Liberty County Chief Registrar Ella Golden had a surprise for members of the Liberty County Board of Elections and Registration when the group met Monday afternoon.

September 13, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Qualifying deadline looms in Long County

Ludowici residents are expected to cast votes in their municipal election from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at city hall.

September 13, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Qualifying deadline is Friday

Qualifying for this year's municipal elections got off to a quick and easy start as contenders from across Liberty County flowed in and out of the Liberty County Voter Registration Office on Monday.

September 13, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


County may go to curbside trash pickup on east end

Liberty County Solid Waste Director Dave Sapp is devising a proposal for cheap and innovative trash removal for the east side of the county.

September 13, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


Mosquito control taking bite out of old problem

Mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile Virus in Chatham County this past month proves the insect can be more than an annoying buzz in the ear or the cause of an itchy rash.

September 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Courier Intern | News


Phone museum zoning change recommended

The Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission Tuesday recommended zoning changes which will pave the way for the International Telephone Pioneers Association's office, museum and community center at the former Glenn and Trudie Bryant residence on Highway 84.

September 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Transit system rolling closer

If all goes as planned, the cities of Hinesville and Flemington will have a public transit system rolling by the summer of 2008.

September 08, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


Army retiree challenging Kingston

The 2008 presidential hopefuls are not the only ones getting off to an early start for next year's election season.

September 06, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Fall start for justice center set

By John Deike

September 06, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


Man turns quarter-mill lotto winnings over to wife

A Hinesville great-grandfather is celebrating a mega Georgia Lottery win. William Hudson matched the first five winning numbers in the Aug. 14 Mega Millions drawing and won $250,000.

September 06, 2007 | Staff report | News


Flemington to help Midway Museum

The Flemington City Council agreed to help the Midway Museum pay for distributing its brochures during a monthly meeting on Aug. 14.

September 06, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | News


Brown not guilty

"...find the defendant not guilty," Clerk of Courts Barry Wilkes read aloud in a hushed courtroom as Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown was acquitted on one count of peeping tom and one count of invasion of privacy following a two-day trial that ended Friday afternoon in Liberty County Superior Court.

September 04, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


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Leadership group travels to Bulloch County

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a regional leadership development program, held its fourth of five sessions, focusing on educational and workforce factors that impact the region.

April 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


HPD going to 12-hour shifts

The Hinesville Police Department is moving to 12-hour shifts for officers in the patrol division after approval by the mayor and council on April 5.

April 19, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


LRMC cuts ribbon on cardiology clinic

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday for Liberty Cardiology Associates at 600 East Oglethorpe Highway in ...

April 18, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


LCSS bus accident reported

According to Liberty County School System Director of Maintenance and Operations, Jason Rogers, a school system bus was involved in a minor vehicle accident at ...

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Bark for Life helps Relay for Life

A Bark for Life Saturday at Bryant Commons Park was a preliminary to the American Cancer Society's Liberty County Relay for Life.

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Hospitals touting tax credit as way to survive

It's been hard for rural hospitals such as Liberty Regional Medical Center to make ends meet, so it comes as no surprise they're ...

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Those who lived the past recall it

From early on, Liberty County was at the center of the civil rights movement in Georgia. It was the first Georgia county in modern times ...

April 18, 2018 | Hermina Glass-Hill Guest columnist | News


Workshop a step in making area more ‘pollinator friendly’

In case you haven't noticed, there's a bug crisis out there.

April 18, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | News


Anniversary of King’s death prompts look back at our past

The solemnity of the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination compelled me to revisit the history of civil rights ...

April 14, 2018 | Hermina Glass Hill Guest Guest columnist | News


Prayer vigil held for family devastated by fire

Approximately 200 people attended a prayer vigil Thursday night for a Hinesville family devastated by an April 5 fire that destroyed their home and claimed ...

April 14, 2018 | Staff Report | News


BoE says no thanks to forensic audit

The Liberty County Board of Education voted against a forensic audit at Tuesday's regular meeting. Board members Verdell Jones, Carol Guyett, Marcia Anderson, Carolyn ...

April 14, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Domestic turns deadly in W-ville

A suspect in a Thursday morning homicide in Walthourville was "apprehended without incident," according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.

April 14, 2018 | Lewis Levine | News


County hires former Hinesville city manager

Former Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards is now working for Bryan County as a special assistant to County Administrator Ben Taylor.

April 11, 2018 | Ted O'Neil Bryan County News | News


Area lane closures, road work set for this week

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues work on construction and maintenance projects this week. Closure schedule may change due to weather or other factors.

April 10, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Construction, lane closures set for this week

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues to improve highway infrastructure throughout the area. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue through ...

April 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


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