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Liberty to elevate fire protection

During this past week's county commission meeting, the board approved a proposal to develop a master fire plan that members hope will provide adequate protection to all of Liberty County.

March 31, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


BoE must find new superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education is looking a new school superintendent.

March 31, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Long Commission OKs UGA study of growth

Long County Commissioners approved during their March meeting to have the University of Georgia conduct a Growth Impact Assessment study.

March 31, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Yellow ribbons for soldiers

The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will have an Operation Yellow Bow Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Veterans Park on Main Street and Memorial Drive.

March 31, 2007 | Staff Report | News


County allows Youman's work to proceed

During this month's county commission meeting, concerned residents of Liberty County's first district awaited a vote concerning the burying of storm water pipes on Youman's Road in conjunction with the construction of the Yellow Bluff Development.

March 31, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Police arrest alleged armed robber

Just hours after a store clerk was reportedly robbed Tuesday at knifepoint and sexually assaulted, Hinesville Police Department arrested 23-year-old Christopher Fletcher in connection with the incident.

March 31, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Tuesday wreck sends man to hospital

A Ludowici man remains in critical condition following a two-vehicle wreck that snarled traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning on Airport Road near Briarwood Court, according to Hinesville police.

March 29, 2007 | Staff report | News


ESPLOST vote set for March 20

Penny taxes spent by people shopping locally are averaging $500,000 a month in revenue for the Liberty County Board of Education to spend on building projects.

March 29, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Midway to buy high-tech water meters

Midway City Council voted Monday to purchase 900 new water meters to replace old, inaccurate or obsolete models in use now. Correct metering is expected to increase the city's water revenue.

March 29, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Liberty working to attract industry

Liberty County officials are hoping to improve wastewater management and draw new industries by building a new facility within a few years.

March 29, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


PeachCare enrollment frozen

Georgia's PeachCare for Kids will officially stop accepting new enrollments Monday while the state and federal government strive to work out the program's funding problem.

March 27, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Chamber fetes STAR students, teachers

Although graduation is just a couple of months away, Liberty County high school seniors Susan Ann Talley and Michael John Charlton were named top academic achievers at the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition Luncheon on Feb. 28.

March 27, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Bond denied murder suspect

The man accused in the stabbing death of a Raintree Apartment Complex resident was denied bond on Friday.

March 27, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Friday wreck kills Hinesville man

A Hinesville man was killed Friday morning and a Savannah woman was seriously when the vehicles they were driving collided on Highway 196, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

March 25, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Airport construction progressing

After years of planning and design, construction of the Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield draws nearer to its Oct. 7 completion date.

March 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


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GBI probes Bryan probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

September 02, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News


$500,000 grant to Ludowici for water, sewer

The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.

August 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Pets cause problems between people

Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 29, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Long BoE increases meal prices

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 28, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long County BoE recognizes teachers of year, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Mayor makes plea for SPEA comments

Mayor Jim Thomas talked Thursday about the importance of everyone in Hinesville and Liberty County relaying their thoughts on the potential loss of troops from Fort Stewart.

August 25, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Remember pets during 'dog days of summer'

According to the Weather Channel, the term "dog days of summer" goes back to Roman astronomers and the brilliant, blue-white star called Sirius, the "dog star."

August 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Wi-Fi possible for Bradwell Park

Several months ago, as he waited for his coffee at a local coffee shop, Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards noticed the eatery was filled with people sipping their drinks, eating sandwiches and "playing" on electronic devices.

August 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Long County urged to not sell water

Local resident L.G. Mitcham recently approached the Long County Commission about reports that the county might sell water to an adjoining community.

August 21, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Leaders take 'windshield tour' of city

Hinesville leaders conducted a first-ever "windshield tour" of city streets and sidewalks Monday afternoon.

August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Donkey reportedly on the loose in Long Co.

A rogue donkey generated buzz this afternoon in Long County when sheriff's office deputies showed up on Lanier Road and attempted to round up the four-legged critter around 1 p.m. They had no luck, though, and the donkey eventually ran off into the woods.

August 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Rotary Club planning fishing tournament Sept. 20

The Hinesville Rotary Club is planning to host its first-ever fishing tournament Sept. 20, according to club member and tourney coordinator Mark Germonprez.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Stewart-Hunter gets new garrison CSM

U.S. Army Garrison for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has a new command sergeant major. Command Sgt. Maj. Myron Lewis assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted soldier Friday morning during a change-of-responsibility ceremony at Club Stewart.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Ludowici gets new chief of police

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday appointed Robert Poppell as the city's new police chief. In the past 2½ years, four different people have led the department - T.J. Gaskin, James Rogers Sr., James Steiner and now Poppell.

August 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Ludowici advances plan for fast food eatery

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday moved one step closer to securing a McDonald's for the city. Real-estate agent Jimmy Shaken addressed the council on behalf of the proposed location's property buyer.

August 15, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


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