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Riceboro talks street repairs

The city of Riceboro has the unusual problem of having too much money. But the city council decided Tuesday it has already been spent anyway.

March 24, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


County, cities join clean-up effort

Liberty County Board of Commissioners Chairman John McIver, Flemington Mayor Sandra Martin, Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe and Riceboro Mayor Don Emmons recently signed up the county and its respective municipalities to participate in the statewide Clean Community Challenge.

March 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Murder suspect arrested

Two days after a woman was found dead in a closet at her home, a man accused in the stabbing death of the Raintree Apartment Complex woman is in custody.

March 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Kingston 'day-office' here Thursday

A representative from Congressman Jack Kingston's office will be in Hinesville on Thursday to meet with anyone who needs assistance with a federal agency during a Congressional "day office" event.

March 23, 2007 | Staff Report | News


School sales tax vote is March 20

"Build schools with pennies not property taxes," was the slogan at the ESPLOST breakfast sponsored Tuesday by the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

March 22, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Blaze engulfs Riceboro home

Melvin and Clara Dudley had just dropped by Monday afternoon to console Bishop Bobby Kindley who lost his home Feb. 28 to a fire.

March 22, 2007 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Planning for transit system in phas 2

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) helped initiate the second phase of a comprehensive transit system plan that would provide public transportation through the rural or non-urban areas of the coastal region.

March 20, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Filling a critical need

The level of health care in Liberty County is improving and county residents now have more options for seeking primary health care.

March 20, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Home fire ruled accidental

Liberty County Fire Coordinator James Ashdown and Hinesville fire investigator Lt. George Screws rummaged through debris and peered into the remnants of the walls at Bishop Bobby Kindley's house Friday morning to try and determine the cause of the blaze that gutted the interior section of the home.

March 20, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Chamber move may be settled

The Liberty County Development Authority should settle the question of where the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will move in a few days.

March 17, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Cider House 'voices' frustration

The scent of hot apple cider and the sound of funk drew a small crowd to The Cider House Inc.'s "VOICES: A Celebration of African-Americans through the Arts" event Saturday.

March 17, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Flames gut home

Bishop Bobby Kindley's home was destroyed Wednesday night, the result of a fire that gutted the interior of the residence.

March 17, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Baker is first black Liberty BoE chairwoman

Liberty County voters made history when a black person was elected to chair the Liberty County Board of Education last year.

March 16, 2007 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Staff writer | News


Perdue lobbies for PeachCare in DC

While attending the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. over the weekend, the upcoming freeze on PeachCare for Kids enrollment was on Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue's mind.

March 15, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Midway looks at tickets for revenue

Midway's one-man police department might be stretched a little thin if the city council carries out a plan to extend its traffic enforcement jurisdiction in all four directions, to include seven miles of I-95.

March 15, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Staff writer | News


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$500,000 grant to Ludowici for water, sewer

The city of Ludowici recently received a $500,000 grant through the state's Community Development Block Grant Program. The award was announced Aug. 19 in a letter from Gov. Nathan Deal, who said Ludowici was one of only 71 communities in Georgia to receive a grant.

August 30, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Pets cause problems between people

Recent reports filed at the Hinesville Police Department include:

August 29, 2014 | Staff Report | News


Long BoE increases meal prices

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 28, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Long County BoE recognizes teachers of year, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | News


Mayor makes plea for SPEA comments

Mayor Jim Thomas talked Thursday about the importance of everyone in Hinesville and Liberty County relaying their thoughts on the potential loss of troops from Fort Stewart.

August 25, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Remember pets during 'dog days of summer'

According to the Weather Channel, the term "dog days of summer" goes back to Roman astronomers and the brilliant, blue-white star called Sirius, the "dog star."

August 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Wi-Fi possible for Bradwell Park

Several months ago, as he waited for his coffee at a local coffee shop, Hinesville City Manager Billy Edwards noticed the eatery was filled with people sipping their drinks, eating sandwiches and "playing" on electronic devices.

August 22, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Long County urged to not sell water

Local resident L.G. Mitcham recently approached the Long County Commission about reports that the county might sell water to an adjoining community.

August 21, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Leaders take 'windshield tour' of city

Hinesville leaders conducted a first-ever "windshield tour" of city streets and sidewalks Monday afternoon.

August 21, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | News


Donkey reportedly on the loose in Long Co.

A rogue donkey generated buzz this afternoon in Long County when sheriff's office deputies showed up on Lanier Road and attempted to round up the four-legged critter around 1 p.m. They had no luck, though, and the donkey eventually ran off into the woods.

August 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Rotary Club planning fishing tournament Sept. 20

The Hinesville Rotary Club is planning to host its first-ever fishing tournament Sept. 20, according to club member and tourney coordinator Mark Germonprez.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Stewart-Hunter gets new garrison CSM

U.S. Army Garrison for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has a new command sergeant major. Command Sgt. Maj. Myron Lewis assumed responsibility as the senior enlisted soldier Friday morning during a change-of-responsibility ceremony at Club Stewart.

August 18, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | News


Ludowici gets new chief of police

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday appointed Robert Poppell as the city's new police chief. In the past 2½ years, four different people have led the department - T.J. Gaskin, James Rogers Sr., James Steiner and now Poppell.

August 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Ludowici advances plan for fast food eatery

The Ludowici City Council on Tuesday moved one step closer to securing a McDonald's for the city. Real-estate agent Jimmy Shaken addressed the council on behalf of the proposed location's property buyer.

August 15, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Part of I-95 named for former state lawmaker

Former state Rep. Joe E. Brown, who died in 1985, was honored Saturday with a ceremony, during which a section of Interstate 95, from exit 76, north to Bryan County, was dedicated in his name.

August 14, 2014 | by Tiffany King Correspondent | News


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