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County administrator: Airport opening Nov. 5

The long-awaited opening of the joint-use civil-military airport at Wright Army Airfield has been scheduled for Nov. 5.

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

Federal dollars hit home

Two local municipalities learned they got a share of a federally funded "pot of gold" Friday when Gov. Sonny Perdue announced nearly $42 million in federal grants had been awarded to the state.

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

Riceboro man loses home

Eugene Lambert had left his residence in the 8300 block of South Coastal Highway to visit a friend in Hinesville at about 6 p.m. Friday

August 28, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News

Senator bites state's stance on dog fighting

The recent charges leveled against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick for alleged involvement in dog fighting at his Virginia home has one state senator pushing for harsher penalties for the same crime in Georgia.

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

DFCS building possible; still a long shot

A memo delivered to state agencies could guarantee Liberty County gets a new Department of Family and Children Services building - or simply become the next chapter in the saga of Georgia lawmakers and Gov. Sonny Perdue.

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

Long Commission asked to ponder needs

During their Aug. 7 meeting, Long County commissioners heard several requests from different departments, all having the same "theme" - additional funding.

August 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Riceboro to start Ricefest this year

Despite a quorum of only three members, the Riceboro City Council had a productive meeting this week, deciding among other things to launch the first Ricefest on Nov. 3.

August 25, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Senior center opens doors in Hinesville

Senior Citizens, Inc. opened a new senior center in Liberty County on Aug. 6. And through the Meals on Wheels program, SCI has expanded its home-delivered meals services for seniors in this area.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | News

Long Co. committee maps out P&Z code

The Long County Land Development Code Committee met with the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center on Aug. 2 and the two panels concluded the planning and zoning ordinance was nearly ready for a final draft.

August 23, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Attorney announces mayoral bid

In front of a large group of supporters, Bob Pirkle announced his campaign to become the next mayor of Hinesville.

August 23, 2007 | Submitted | News

Tips lead to arrest, drug charges

An estimated $188,000 worth of marijuana was confiscated from a home on Seabrook Island, according to law enforcement authorities.

August 23, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News

Issue resolved: City ditches proposed fences

As residents from Bradwell Street Extension and Kings Road settled into the Hinesville City Hall meeting room this past week to discuss the possibility of constructing fences at the ends of both streets, Councilman Steve Troha immediately made an announcement.

August 23, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Ludowici woman denied bond

Despite an argument from Erica Brennan's defense attorney, John Pirkle, that burns resulting in the death of her 8-year-old stepdaughter may have been the result of a possible seizure while bathing, the woman was denied bond Monday by Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.

August 23, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

City convening annual workshop

The Hinesville City Council convened at Jekyll Island this past week for its annual workshop to collaborate on the various strategies for the betterment of the city.

August 21, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

School back in session

Smiles and laughter were abundant as children started a new school year Monday and caught up with friends.

August 21, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | News

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Military Service Academy Day for Georgia students set for April 28

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced recently his annual statewide U.S. Military Service Academy Day will take place from 10-11:30 a.m ...

March 24, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

Former chief justice to speak at Midway church

Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears will be keynote speaker at Midway First Presbyterian Church during the church's 150th anniversary April ...

March 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Home health care business opens

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting March 9 for Serenity Home Care Services at its office at 105 ...

March 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Housing authority updates its website

The Hinesville Housing Authority recently announced a rebranding of the agency and its nonprofit entities, as well as the launch of its new website, hinesvillehousingauthority ...

March 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Ossabaw group elects new officers, trustees for 2018

At the Ossabaw Island Foundation's annual meeting in January, the following new board of trustees officers were announced:

March 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Liberty, Long and McIntosh County in southeastern Georgia until 4 ...

March 20, 2018 | Staff Report | News

Free tax preparation available

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offering free tax preparation for the general public through April 17.

March 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

City of Hinesville Affected by Ransomware Incident

When Hinesville's computer systems went down in February, city officials called it an "IT outage."

March 19, 2018 | Staff Report | News

Georgians report early sightings of black bears

Historically, reports of black bear sightings increase each year after the start of spring when hungry bears emerge from their winter den sites. However, this ...

March 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News

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

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