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Six alleged child predators arrested in, around Savannah

ATLANTA - J. Britt Johnson, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, announces the following arrests at Savannah, Georgia resulting from a inter-agency law enforcement operation focusing on child exploitation activities in the area.

November 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News

Rec coach gets kicked off field, park

Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:

November 10, 2014 | Staff Report | News

Long school tax got 64 percent of vote

Long County voters on Tuesday passed a special referendum to increase the millage rate by 1.6 mills to raise funds to build a new school. The referendum passed with 1,354 voters (63.54 percent) endorsing the measure, while 777 (36.46 percent) opposed it. According to previous reports, the tax increase will raise up to $6.1 million dollars and qualify the school system for $25.7 million from the state. The money then will fund construction of a new school to house grades three through eight and make improvements to the transportation and maintenance facilities.

November 10, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Bryan voters OK Sunday alcohol sales

Two-thirds of local voters said yes to the sale of alcohol on Sundays in the unincorporated parts of Bryan County, but it was unclear early Wednesday exactly when the new law will take effect.

November 06, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | News

Long voters OK tax hike for new school

Long County voters passed a referendum Tuesday to increase the millage rate by 1.6 to help build a new school.

November 05, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Dog killed, left in Dumpster

The Hinesville Police Department is investigating the brutal death of a mixed-breed puppy found in a Dumpster early Tuesday morning.

November 04, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | News

Polls open until 7 tonight

Liberty County voters are deciding whether to renew a sales tax and Long County's are facing whether to increase property taxes during today's midterm elections.

November 04, 2014 | Staff Report | News

Long voters face school tax decision

A proposed new school in Long County dominated a public information meeting Tuesday held by Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters and the Board of Education.

November 03, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Civil suit dropped against Allman, others

Some defendants, including Richmond Hill's Gregg Allman, have been dropped from a lawsuit regarding the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones on Feb. 20.

October 30, 2014 | By Patty Leon | News

Sample ballot for Nov. 4 voting

The media player at left holds a copy of the sample ballot that ran in Sunday's Coastal Couirer. You can download it by clicking on the icon in the playerl.

October 27, 2014 | Staff Report | News

Drainage issues swamp Long commissioners

More complaints of inadequate drainage were heard by Long County commissioners during their recent monthly meeting.

October 27, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Mayor hopes to boost Bryan support for base

RICHMOND HILL - In an effort to drum up support for Fort Stewart, which is facing threats in the form of sequestration and BRAC, Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club on Thursday at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

October 22, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | News

Hospital CEO on state ebola team

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday named the members of the Georgia Ebola Response Team, which was created by executive order to assess current state health and emergency-management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | News

Fatal wreck may stem from RH hotel incident

A Florida woman was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.

October 18, 2014 | Staff report | News

Congressional debate streamed online tonight

A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | 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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