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Tax appeal deadline is Monday

As the June 18 deadline to appeal property tax appraisals nears, workers in the tax appraisers office continue to assist taxpayers who have questions or want to file appeals.

June 30, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Riverkeeper membership peaks

Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper membership is at an all-time high and the organization welcomed a new board chair, Jim Abbot, during its third annual meeting earlier this month.

June 30, 2007 | Staff Report | News

Walk to Dorchester Saturday

The 7th annual Walk to Dorchester kicks off Saturday and organizers are hoping for another year of bringing together residents from all sectors of Liberty County.

June 30, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Case spotlights teen sex laws

Monroe County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wilson's decision to release former Douglas County High School athletic standout and honor student Genarlow Wilson from prison on Monday has once again brought attention to Georgia's teen sex laws.

June 28, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Midway city leaders OK agreement with LCDA

Even though no one was exactly sure where the actual document was, Midway City Council on Monday voted to approve an agreement with the Liberty County Development Authority on water supply and wastewater treatment.

June 28, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Pageants set for Friday, Saturday

Two pageants are scheduled for later this week - one in Liberty County and the other in Long.

June 28, 2007 | Staff report | News

Highway 196 widening 20 percent complete

The $40 million road widening of Highway 196 east is 20 percent complete, yet the comprehensive project faces another year or more of construction.

June 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Wanted man caught

Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force (MACE) agents apprehended a man who is wanted in Maryland in connection with an attempted murder.

June 28, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News

Club donates to shelter

More than just nice cars and trucks, the Heavy Chevy Riderz Club shows it has heart. On May 19, the club presented a $600 check to the Liberty Humane Shelter. The club hosted a car show in April and half the proceeds were donated to the Shelter. The remaining proceeds were donated to another charitable cause. The shelter plans to use the donated money to improve the conditions for the animals at the facility. Club members pictured, (l-r): Tobias Carson, Cordell Henderson, Dwayne Edwards (treasurer), Eunice Barton Jr. (president) Deidre Edwards (vice president), Byron Calahan and Justin Eaton, shelter representative ...

June 28, 2007 | Staff report | News

Councilmen share insight into votes on camera issue

With the red-light camera ordinance being voted down this past week, each of the councilmen gave their opinions on the matter.

June 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Bradley, staff enforce changes in Long County rules, revenue

It's been just over a year since John Bradley became the Long County code enforcement office. Prior to starting his job, the county had several ordinances regulating such matters as solid waste, timber and pulpwood and salvage yards but there was no one to oversee their enforcement.

June 28, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

County ponders canine ordinance

During this month's Liberty County Commission meeting, several speakers addressed business and other issues that could give way to some mild to moderate changes in the area.

June 26, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Challenges surface with jury pool

It's not easy managing Liberty County's jury pool.

June 26, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Scouting out friends, fun

Local Boy Scouts wrapped up a weeklong day camp Friday afternoon with a program that included skits and songs performed in front of their families and friends.

June 26, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News

Georgia's primary moves to February

As states across the country battle for presidential primary election supremacy, Georgia has joined the growing list of states moving up their primary elections in an effort to maintain relevance in the 2008 presidential race.

June 26, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | 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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