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Where's the leadership?

The apathy and inability of community leaders to generate support to stem the growing rates of juvenile crime and delinquency in Liberty County were at the forefront of the discussion during a community forum this past weekend.

August 14, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


City, neighbors debate fence on path

Residents concerned about the proposed construction of commercial, barbed-wire fences at the ends of Bradwell Street Extension and Kings Road will have an opportunity to comment on the matter during a meeting with Hinesville city officials next week.

August 12, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Scare sends haz-mat teams to Fort Stewart

Military and civilian emergency responders converged at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith Army Education Center on Thursday afternoon in reference to a suspicious envelope that was found in a classroom on the upper floor of the building, according to a witnesses at the scene.

August 11, 2007 | By Sonya Campbell-Kurth Editor | News


Fort Stewart substance not anthrax

The substance found Thursday at the Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith Army Education Center here tested negative for biological agents, according to Fort Stewart officials.

August 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | News


Residents will pay for sewage plant

The Hinesville City Council has decided to spend millions to conceivably save millions on their wastewater treatment plant project. But either way, residents will pay.

August 11, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


Liberty Fest deemed a success

Liberty Fest equaled Liberty fun for the thousands of participants who took part in the two-day event enjoying food, activities, music and fireworks.

August 10, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Long County ponders YMCA

About 40 Long County residents attended the Chamber of Commerce meeting July 17, many wanting to hear details about starting a YMCA.

August 09, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Program to aid low-income homeowners

United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2-1-1 is now taking applications for Atlanta Gas Light Company's Home and Heart Warming Program.

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | News


Local man wins $35,000 in lottery

John Woods, 25, of Hinesville won a $35,000 prize playing Roll 'Em Up, a Georgia Lottery instant game, the corporation announced Tuesday.

August 09, 2007 | Staff report Special to the Courier | News


East-end cell tower not set in stone

The decision whether to erect a cell phone tower off Lake Pamona Road on Colonels Island remains uncertain.

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


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


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Hinesville, Savannah on cleanest cities list for ozone pollution

The American Lung Association's 2018 "State of the Air" report found that some Georgia cities earned poorer grades for the nation's most widespread ...

April 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Longtime Ludowici judge passes

Longtime Ludowici Municipal Judge Larry Manning Fowler, 74, is being laid to rest today in the Baggs Cemetery in Long County.

April 20, 2018 | Joe Parker Jr. | News


World champ dancer has ties to Hinesville

Luci Caralyne Parden won the under-14 age group of the World's Championship Competition of the World Irish Dance Association April 7 in Maastricht, Netherland.

April 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Open house set for Hatch nuclear plant performance talks

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of the Hatch Nuclear Power Plant during an open house from 4-6 p.m ...

April 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


Health department compiling registery of residents who may need help in hurricane

The Liberty County Health Department is accepting applications for its Hurricane Registry. The registry lists residents who may need transportation or medical assistance and have ...

April 20, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


Leadership group travels to Bulloch County

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a regional leadership development program, held its fourth of five sessions, focusing on educational and workforce factors that impact the region.

April 19, 2018 | Coastal Courier | News


HPD going to 12-hour shifts

The Hinesville Police Department is moving to 12-hour shifts for officers in the patrol division after approval by the mayor and council on April 5.

April 19, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


LRMC cuts ribbon on cardiology clinic

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday for Liberty Cardiology Associates at 600 East Oglethorpe Highway in ...

April 18, 2018 | Special to the Courier | News


LCSS bus accident reported

According to Liberty County School System Director of Maintenance and Operations, Jason Rogers, a school system bus was involved in a minor vehicle accident at ...

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Bark for Life helps Relay for Life

A Bark for Life Saturday at Bryant Commons Park was a preliminary to the American Cancer Society's Liberty County Relay for Life.

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Hospitals touting tax credit as way to survive

It's been hard for rural hospitals such as Liberty Regional Medical Center to make ends meet, so it comes as no surprise they're ...

April 18, 2018 | Patty Leon | News


Those who lived the past recall it

From early on, Liberty County was at the center of the civil rights movement in Georgia. It was the first Georgia county in modern times ...

April 18, 2018 | Hermina Glass-Hill Guest columnist | News


Workshop a step in making area more ‘pollinator friendly’

In case you haven't noticed, there's a bug crisis out there.

April 18, 2018 | Jeff Whitten | News


Anniversary of King’s death prompts look back at our past

The solemnity of the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination compelled me to revisit the history of civil rights ...

April 14, 2018 | Hermina Glass Hill Guest Guest columnist | News


Prayer vigil held for family devastated by fire

Approximately 200 people attended a prayer vigil Thursday night for a Hinesville family devastated by an April 5 fire that destroyed their home and claimed ...

April 14, 2018 | Staff Report | News


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