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Perdue withdraws veto of budget

After a three-week standoff with Republican leaders in the Georgia House, Gov. Sonny Perdue withdrew his veto of the midyear budget on Tuesday, opting instead to give a line-item veto for a one-time tax rebate for Georgia property owners.

May 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News

Kansas policeman's death felt here

The death of a Kansas policeman Tuesday from injuries suffered during the massive wave of storms that swept that area Friday was felt on Fort Stewart, as a young soldier readied to deploy to Iraq.

May 24, 2007 | Staff report | News

Hinesville ponders drainage improvements, paying for it

Hinesville city officials may have a plan to lessen the impact of storm-water pollution, which has reportedly played a significant role in disrupting the ecosystem of the marshes.

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

Residents in need to get help

While problems of poverty linger throughout the area, some disadvantaged residents will soon receive a helping hand from Liberty County and the state.

May 22, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

East-end sewage plant to cost $30 million

The Liberty County Development Authority has decided to borrow up to $30 million to fund construction of a large, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant to serve East Liberty.

May 22, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Burn ban in place in Long County

"Don't burn anything, period," was the blanket statement given by Ludowici/Long County Fire Chief Darrell Ballance, when asked about current restrictions on burning in Long County.

May 19, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Weapon found near High School

Liberty County Sheriff's Department and Liberty County School System officials confirmed a gun was found near the Liberty County High School campus Thursday.

May 19, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News

Wreck victim survived by 3 young boys

Police are still investigating the cause of an early morning crash on Airport Road that took the life of 33-year-old Brittney Ann Cassell.

May 18, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News

Charlie Jones dies

One of Liberty County's most distinguished citizens, Charles M. Jones, 76, died Wednesday at Hospice of Savannah.

May 18, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

City may spend millions to save money

The Hinesville City Council will soon decide whether to spend millions to conceivably save millions in a complex development deal.

May 18, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Disaster declaration covers area

Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Sonny Perdue declared a state of emergency in 21 counties in southeast Georgia.

May 18, 2007 | Staff report | News

Liberty gets funding in state budget

Liberty County was one of the state's big winners when the Georgia General Assembly recently passed the $20.2 billion fiscal year 2008 budget.

May 17, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News

Uniting to aid tourism -- sort off

Hinesville, Flemington and Liberty County have agreed to share almost a quarter million in tax dollars to aid tourism, but a law could paralyze the effort by slapping heavy restrictions on their spending.

May 17, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News

Flames scorch 90 acres in Long

Firefighters who battled a 90-acre blaze in Long County Monday were able to stop the flames from consuming at least one home.

May 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Republicans active with conventions

Liberty County Republicans have recently been active in county and district conventions.

May 15, 2007 | Staff report | News

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FEMA workers in area

Liberty County residents will have to wait a bit longer to see whether federal individual assistance will help them cover costs associated with damages from ...

October 18, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Ludowici Police chief involved in accident

Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell is being evaluated at an area hospital after his patrol car was struck this morning on Highway 84.

October 13, 2016 | Staff Report | News

Carter visits Liberty County

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter visited Liberty County Wednesday morning and meet with officials and personnel from the Liberty County Office of Emergency Management.

October 12, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Long schools closed Tuesday

Editor's note: The below email was sent out by Long County Schools superintendent Dr. Robert Waters this morning. It wasn't posted sooner due ...

October 10, 2016 | Staff report | News

Local updates

Clean up and recovery continues and some businesses and offices are set to open while others remain close. Here is a brief list of what ...

October 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Be wary of scams during cleanup

As residents return to their homes, cleanup efforts have ramped up and Liberty County Emergency Management Director Mike Hodges said that has opened the door ...

October 10, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Local curfew lifted

Liberty County is lifting the dusk to dawn curfew effective as of 5 p.m. today. According to the press release and under the request ...

October 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

PSA announcement for local businesses

The following is a press release from the Liberty County Health Department:

October 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | News

Some areas returning to normal

As residents begin to return to the east end of the county, businesses are starting to get back to normal in the western section of ...

October 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Recovery continues

The Liberty County Office of Emergency Management continues to allow limited access re-entry to residents who evacuated the east end of the county.

October 09, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Sunday delivery halted

Dear Courier readers,

October 08, 2016 | Staff Report | News

Boil water in Long County

Officials with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency sent out a notice Saturday on behalf of Long County leaders.

October 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Recovery efforts underway

The Liberty County Board of Commissioners is asking those who evacuated to not re-enter the county until further notice.

October 08, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

Shuttle services available

The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency will begin shuttling people to Red Cross Sheltering locations, who have no other means of evacuating to a safe ...

October 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | News

Mandatory evacuations issued

The Liberty County Commission has just issued a mandatory evacuation for everyone living east of Highway 17.

October 06, 2016 | Patty Leon | News

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