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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


Getting on board with Long County Transit

Need a ride this summer into Savannah? Maybe Glenville or Hinesville? How about just into Ludowici to pick up a few things or out toward Jones Creek to see your grandmother?

July 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


City delays project

The Hinesville City Council considered some of the finer points in regards to a proposed multi-million dollar shopping center that might begin construction soon on the west side of town.

July 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | News


W-ville leader honored

Walthourville councilmember Patricia Green left the recent Georgia Municipal Association convention in Savannah with two reasons to smile.

July 24, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | News


Sampie Smith says he did nothing wrong

Hinesville mayoral candidate and Liberty County records archivist Sampie Smith was involved in an incident in which a man claims Smith was holding a handgun down by his side.

July 24, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff Writer | News


Our independence

There were two reasons for celebration at Fort Morris Wednesday, the observance of the Declaration of Independence of the United States and the expansion of the hours of the historic site. Fort Morris is now open five days each week: Wednesday through Sunday. In this photo re-enactors portray the three Georgia signers of the Declaration; George Walton, Button Gwinnett and Lyman Hall. When not re-enacting, the three are David Roberts of Savannah, George Strickland of Ray City and Jacob Edgar of Fort Morris.

July 24, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | 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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