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Young drowning victim identified

The child who drowned in a family pool has been identified by Long County authorities as Luke Aaron Paton.

May 13, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News

Representative answers student's request

Long County High School freshman Holden Riddle is enthusiastic about U.S. government.

May 13, 2015 | Staff Report | News

Environmentalist to speak at banquet

Daniel Blackman, a 2014 candidate for Georgia Public Service Commission and a leader in environmental causes in Georgia, will be the keynote speaker at the Liberty County Democratic Party's annual awards banquet Saturday, May 2, at the Liberty County Community Complex in Midway.

April 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier | News

1,900-acre manufacturing facility sought for I-16 ‘megasite’

The recently formed Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Joint Corridor Development Authority has filed an application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a 1,904.5-acre project site to "construct a mega-site manufacturing facility" at Highway 280 and I-16, according to a public notice filed Thursday.

April 24, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten For the Coastal Courier | News

500-plus attend public hearing on proposed pipeline

RICHMOND HILL -- Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at Tuesday's public hearing at the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline Project.

April 22, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News

Long one of fastest growing counties

Long County was one of the fastest-growing counties in Georgia last year, according to data the U.S. Census Bureau released recently.

April 13, 2015 | Staff report | News

Missing woman’s vehicle found in Altamaha River

A missing Wayne County woman's vehicle was discovered Friday afternoon in the Altamaha River.

April 04, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News

Jury finds man guilty in Fort Stewart soldier’s death

It took a jury of eight women and four men just one hour to find Carl Evan Swain guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder for money in the 2013 killing of his brother-in-law, Army Spc. John Eubank.

March 27, 2015 | Patty Leon | News

Faith Baptist pastor speaks out

The Ludowici pastor at the center of a storm after his facilities were raided Wednesday night by agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Agency defended his school Thursday and acknowledged there were defects in the students' living quarters.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News

Former Walthourville police chief arrested

Former Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget has been arrested for theft of government funds and violation of oath of office in metro Atlanta, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

March 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News

Students removed from private school

Federal and state authorities apparently removed students from housing at a private school in Ludowici Wednesday afternoon.

March 25, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News

Fender bender on 84 in Hinesville

A two-vehicle accident on Highway 84 in Hinesville sent one woman to a hospital Wednesday. According to Hinesville Police Patrol Officer Jimmel Hargrove, the accident occurred around 12:15 pm.

March 25, 2015 | By Caitlin Kenney | News

Savannah Tech introduces funding campaign for Liberty Campus

Hinesville Rotarians were given an up-close look at the new fundraising campaign for Savannah Technical College at their meeting Tuesday at the college's Liberty Campus.

March 24, 2015 | Caitlin Kenney | News

Chief: Man bites Ludowici police officer

A man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.

March 24, 2015 | Mike Riddle | News

Trial in Fort Stewart soldier's slaying is underway

A jury was selected and the trial started this week in federal court in Savannah in the death of a Fort Stewart soldier.

March 24, 2015 | Patty Leon | 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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