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Train kills woman on tracks

Tragedy once again struck at the Simmons railroad crossing Friday, when Long County resident Evelyn Hale, 62, was struck by a train at about 5:40 a.m.

July 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Medians through county will cost $40M

Reynolds Smith and Hills senior planner Beverly Davis presented an updated proposal concerning the construction of highway medians on Highway 84 during a recent Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting.

July 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Cellphone tower plans spark debate

Distraught Colonel's Island homeowners are fighting the construction of a tall cellphone tower that could be erected in this sparsely populated portion of the county.

July 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Kingston's immigration amendment fails

While members of the U.S. Senate were busy blocking an immigration bill backed by President Bush this week, an immigration amendment proposed in the House by local U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) also felt the sting of defeat.

July 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News

Jesup shocked with attack on judge

JESUP -- Mirta Blanco plastered the whitewashed wall outside Judge Glenn Thomas Jr.'s law office with handwritten posters telling him "Get Well Soon" and "We Are Keeping You In Our Prayers."

July 13, 2007 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press Writer | News

LCDA studies proposed $13.9M budget

The Liberty County Development Authority is studying a proposed budget of $13.9 million for next year that includes more than $5 million the LCDA hopes to raise from land sales.

July 12, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Fire service plan costs sparks debate

A heated debate flared up in the county commission recently concerning the future of Liberty's fire protection services.

July 12, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Road to nowhere

July 12, 2007 | Staff Report | News

Flemington recognized among cities

Fourteen Georgia cities - among them Flemington - received the "Certified City of Ethics" designation during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Convention in Savannah on Tuesday.

July 12, 2007 | Staff report | News

County's historical sites being mapped

While new development is representative of the county's future, there's a collection of area residents who are working to save some of Liberty's past.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Airport woes will cost taxpayers

Overlooked construction errors have disrupted the building of the Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, and area taxpayers may have to shoulder the blunder.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Area not immune to child abuse

• A West Virginia woman was sentenced to 10 years for child abuse and felony sexual abuse of her then 3-year-old daughter.

July 10, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News

Neighbors concerned about ditch

Poisonous snakes, flooding and falling trees are among the concerns a Hinesville resident addressed during a recent Hinesville City Council meeting.

July 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Veto postpones new DFCS building

It's back to playing the waiting game for a new Department of Family and Children Services building in Liberty County.

July 07, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News

Plans for justice center move forward

Millions of dollars in development plans are currently resting on the minds of Hinesville city officials.

July 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

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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

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

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