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Riceboro budget work slowed by abscence

Riceboro budget writers didn't have much luck at their workshop in the absence of Mayor Gregory Richardson and with only incomplete figures to use.

July 18, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Wreck victim taught at BI for years

An elderly couple was killed Friday afternoon when their Lincoln Town Car collided with a semi-tractor trailer at the intersection of Highways 17 and 196, near the Liberty-Bryan County line.

July 18, 2007 | Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Airport finances taxiing to uncertain fate

Budgeting miscalculations, possible operational delays and construction-error oversights raise further alarm in regards to the troubled airport project at Wright Army Airfield.

July 17, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Train kills woman on tracks

Tragedy once again struck at the Simmons railroad crossing Friday, when Long County resident Evelyn Hale, 62, was struck by a train at about 5:40 a.m.

July 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Medians through county will cost $40M

Reynolds Smith and Hills senior planner Beverly Davis presented an updated proposal concerning the construction of highway medians on Highway 84 during a recent Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission meeting.

July 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Cellphone tower plans spark debate

Distraught Colonel's Island homeowners are fighting the construction of a tall cellphone tower that could be erected in this sparsely populated portion of the county.

July 14, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Kingston's immigration amendment fails

While members of the U.S. Senate were busy blocking an immigration bill backed by President Bush this week, an immigration amendment proposed in the House by local U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) also felt the sting of defeat.

July 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Jesup shocked with attack on judge

JESUP -- Mirta Blanco plastered the whitewashed wall outside Judge Glenn Thomas Jr.'s law office with handwritten posters telling him "Get Well Soon" and "We Are Keeping You In Our Prayers."

July 13, 2007 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press Writer | News


LCDA studies proposed $13.9M budget

The Liberty County Development Authority is studying a proposed budget of $13.9 million for next year that includes more than $5 million the LCDA hopes to raise from land sales.

July 12, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Fire service plan costs sparks debate

A heated debate flared up in the county commission recently concerning the future of Liberty's fire protection services.

July 12, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Road to nowhere

July 12, 2007 | Staff Report | News


Flemington recognized among cities

Fourteen Georgia cities - among them Flemington - received the "Certified City of Ethics" designation during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Convention in Savannah on Tuesday.

July 12, 2007 | Staff report | News


County's historical sites being mapped

While new development is representative of the county's future, there's a collection of area residents who are working to save some of Liberty's past.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Airport woes will cost taxpayers

Overlooked construction errors have disrupted the building of the Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, and area taxpayers may have to shoulder the blunder.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Area not immune to child abuse

• A West Virginia woman was sentenced to 10 years for child abuse and felony sexual abuse of her then 3-year-old daughter.

July 10, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


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Heat advisory issued for our area

The National Weather Service Office in Charleston has issued a heat advisory for our area. According to the advisory high temperatures in the mid to ...

August 16, 2017 | Staff report | News


Woman found guilty of murder

It took a jury approximately 90 minutes Wednesday to find a woman guilty of aggravated assault and murder in the death of James Edward Stewart ...

August 09, 2017 | Patty Leon | News


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