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Justice Department coordinates nationwide elder fraud sweep

U.S. Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions and law enforcement partners announced recently the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history.

February 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Georgia Power offers tips to avoid common scams and fraud

Georgia Power works every day to not only keep customers' personal information secure, but also to help inform and educate customers about common scams and fraud.

February 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Highway 84 shutdown in Allenhurst

UPDATE at 3 p.m. Eastbound sections of Highway 84 remain closed. Westbound lanes have opened but delays are still expected.

February 21, 2018 | Lewis Levine and Patty Leon | News

Coastal district DOT rep among ‘100 Influential Women to Know’

Engineering Georgia magazine recently released its inaugural listing of "100 Influential Women to Know" – women of character, integrity and purpose, and nearly 10 percent of the listing includes women who for or with Georgia Department of Transportation on a daily basis.

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Corps seeking proposals for dredged material projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects now through March 12.

February 13, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

I-516 lane closure set for this weekend

In conjunction with the Interstate vegetation management project, contractors for Georgia DOT will close one lane of I-516 near the CSX railroad overpass located between Montgomery Street and Veterans Parkway in Savannah during daylight hours on Saturday and Sunday.

February 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Free flu shots offered in Long County Feb. 20

The Long County Health Department will offer free flu shots 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, to those ages 3 and older who do not have insurance.

February 07, 2018 | Staff Report | News

Ga.'s flu death toll climbs to 51

Georgia has had 51 confirmed flu-related deaths as of Friday, up from 37 on Jan. 31 and 25 the week before.

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Rep. Williams gets nod for community service

State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, received in January a community service award for his dedication and commitment to his community.

February 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Kroger to bring ‘Scan, Bag, Go’ program to Georgia

Kroger's Atlanta Division announced recently it will introduce its new Scan, Bag, Go shopping technology, making the service available this year to customers in Georgia and South Carolina.

February 02, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Happening Now: Fire consumes two mobile homes

Firefighters from The Ludowici/Long and Walthourville Fire Departments are battling a blaze that destroyed one mobile home completely and started spreading to the mobile home next door.

January 27, 2018 | Patty Leon | News

Facelift on horizon for I-16

The intersection where I-16 meets I-95 will be getting some changes following a joint resolution recently passed by the State Transportation Board.

January 26, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Judge Stewart to hear Ga. Supreme Court case

Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart of the Atlantic Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeal of New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC et al. v. Georgia Department of Revenue et al.

January 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Ring to welcome voters to new Savannah office

Lisa Ring, the Democratic candidate for Georgia's 1stCongressional District, will hold a grand opening of her Savannah campaign office from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 3 at 5960 Ogeechee Road.

January 23, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Felon sentenced for Garden City road rage incident

Anthony Jammoni Atkins, 26, a multi-convicted felon, was sentenced on Jan. 16 by Senior U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. to 100 months in prison for possessing a loaded semiautomatic pistol.

January 18, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

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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

Area CASA affiliates visit Capitol

More than 300 Georgia CASA affiliates, including 13 volunteers and staff, from the Bryan, Liberty, Ware and McIntosh counties of Atlantic Area CASA attended the ...

March 02, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Palmyra Missionary Baptist celebrates Old Timey Day

On Sunday, Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church in the Sunbury community celebrated its 26th Annual Old Timey Day in honor of Black History Month.

March 01, 2018 | Hermina Glass-Hill | News

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