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About the LCPC

So what is this Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission which has generated so much attention?

August 16, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

LCPC under fire

In a rare turn of events this week, three governmental boards convened in front of the public to address the comments and concerns regarding the quality and efficiency of the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.

August 16, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Homeless pets in Liberty: Dono's story

Editor's note: This is the first in a four-part series depicting the plight of homeless animals in Liberty and Long counties.

August 16, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News

LCSO uses grant to upgrade

A $98,000 grant has helped the Long County Sheriff's Department upgrade its computer and communications systems.

August 16, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Cases awaiting September Grand Jury meeting

The following cases are waiting to be presented to the Grand Jury when they meet in September:

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | News

Teaming up to help Liberty's at-risk youth

It's another good news, bad news scenario for the Cider House, an arts outreach program dedicated to working with Liberty County's at-risk youth.

August 16, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Convicted child molester gets probation

In The State vs. Bradley Eugene Duncan, the defendant recently received 10 years probation at the Probation Detention Center and had to register as a sexual offender for his conviction on a child molestation charge. He was charged Sept. 24, 2005 for attempting certain types of activities with an 11-year-old girl. She rebuffed his advances but he later went to her bed and touched her inappropriately. He pleaded not guilty in June 2006, but accepted a plea offer July 2, 2007. The victim and the victim's mother were in agreement with the plea.

August 15, 2007 | Staff Report | News

South Carolina toddlers found dead in trash bags

HANAHAN, S.C. - Two young children who had been left in a hot car while their mother was at work were later found dead, their bodies wrapped in trash bags under an apartment sink, authorities said Tuesday.

August 15, 2007 | By Bruce Smith Associated Press Writer | News

Subpoenas handed out in Brown case

At least 12 people were subpoenaed in the case against Liberty County Administrator Joey Brown scheduled to begin Aug. 16, on charges of peeping tom and unlawful surveillance. One witness is currently incarcerated for assaulting a police officer, while two of the subpoenas were returned for individuals who no longer lived at the addresses on file.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | News

Liability admitted in airport debacle

Attempts to recover $1 million lost in the Midcoast Regional Airport asphalt debacle have progressed only slightly, yet Liberty County officials remain hopeful.

August 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Governor commends Hinesville water plan

ATLANTA - Governor Sonny Perdue recognized the city of Hinesville today for its pioneering efforts to become the first city in the 24-county coastal region to require new subdivisions to supply reuse water for landscape irrigation.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | News

HPD: Mom killed sons

Eleven months after finding three bodies of three family members inside a residence on DeLoach Drive in Hinesville, the investigation has drawn to a close.

August 14, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News

Club building on success

The Midway Middle School Builders Club, a division of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, nearly doubled its effort during this year's national Students for Recycling plastic bottle collection drive.

August 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Mystery solved

Lab tests - erroneously attributed to a Centers for Disease Control laboratory - determined the suspicious dust that prompted the evacuation of Fort Stewart's education center turned out to be baby powder.

August 14, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Where's the leadership?

The apathy and inability of community leaders to generate support to stem the growing rates of juvenile crime and delinquency in Liberty County were at the forefront of the discussion during a community forum this past weekend.

August 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

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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

Fires destroy two Long County homes

Officials are investigating two home fires in Long County in as many days and one of them has already been labeled arson.

March 12, 2018 | By Lewis Levine Columnist | News

Military operation to offer free medical, dental, veterinary care

Thousands of people in need of medical care can receive it at no-cost in May during Operation Empower Health-Greater Savannah, a U.S. Military exercise ...

March 12, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

St. Joseph’s/Candler gets $30k for teen support program

Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in Coastal Georgia and South Carolina, recently donated $30,000 to St ...

March 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Ossabaw foundation welcomes new officers and trustees for 2018

At the Ossabaw Island Foundation's annual meeting on Jan. 18 the following new Board of Trustees officers were announced:

March 08, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Hudgens: Change alarm batteries when clocks spring forward

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their ...

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Deal signs adoption reforms into law

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed HB 159 to enact comprehensive reforms to Georgia's adoption code.

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

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