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Tax bill details await digest

Liberty County is keeping a close eye on its pennies since introducing its budget for fiscal year 2008.

August 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Residents, city working to resolve fence dispute

Hinesville city officials have balked on plans to allow a six-foot, barbed wire fence at the end of Bradwell Street Extension that would halt access to a popular path used by neighborhood residents.

August 04, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News

Tethering dogs to be illegal

Following the amendment of a county ordinance, it is now illegal to tether dogs.

August 02, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Midway chief quits on short notice

Midway has one police officer - again. But things aren't quite working out as planned.

August 02, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

NAACP forum on local government

The Liberty County Branch of the NAACP will host the second in a series of "State of the Community" forums at 9 a.m. Saturday at the SFC Paul R. Smith Army Education Center.

August 02, 2007 | Staff report | News

Commission questions LCPC work

Multiple county officials recently aired their grievances and concerns regarding the Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission.

July 31, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Cell tower OK'd despite opposition

In a controversial move, the Liberty County Commission voted 6-1 to approve the construction of a cell phone tower on Colonel's Island.

July 31, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News

Outreach aims to curb juvenile, gang crime

At a time when Liberty County is facing rising juvenile crime and gang involvement rates, one group is teaching young people that art can be more powerful than fists or guns.

July 30, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News

Building is monument to 'bravery, sacrifice'

Another chapter can be added to the legendary story of 3rd Infantry Division soldier and World War II hero, 2nd Lt. Audie Murphy.

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

Five schools don't make adequate progress

Five Liberty County schools failed to make adequate yearly progress, according to education officials, and BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker says she is "very alarmed."

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

Cost of courthouse repairs drops

Several agenda items were discussed during the Long County Commission meeting July 3.

July 26, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News

Trial date set for peeping tom charge

County Administrator Joey Brown will finally get his day in court as the date for his trial on charges of peeping tom and unlawful surveillance is set for the Superior Court on Aug. 16.

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

Midway leery of adult entertainment

No new adult entertainment will be coming to Midway, at least for the next 90 days. That's what city council decided Monday.

July 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Riceboro budget may aim at insurance costs

Riceboro is working on its annual budget for the fiscal year that began this month, in part by asking the volunteer fire department to submit a list of its needs.

July 26, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News

Grant sought to improve treatment for chronically ill

Hoping to curb the number of local chronic disease sufferers not receiving regular care, the Diversity Health Center board of directors recently applied for the State Office of Rural Health's Rural Health Network Grant.

July 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington 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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