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Area colleges eye security measures

The recent shooting spree at Virginia Tech by Seung-Hui Cho, 23, has many colleges and universities reviewing their security measures and policies to ensure students' safety.

May 08, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


College students react to VT shootings

When Georgia Southern University student Christy Curry awoke Monday morning, she had no idea within one lecture period 33 people would be dead on a college campus in Blacksburg, Va.

May 08, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Relay brings out thousands

Details from Friday-Saturday's Liberty County Relay for Life were still coming in Saturday afternoon, but it was pretty clear that it was a success.

May 08, 2007 | Staff report | News


Liberty property owners get some relief

Editor's note: There was a brief AP report Friday morning that said the bills that exempt minor home repairs from increasing tax assessments in Liberty County passed the Georgia General Assembly Thursday night. We'll have more on that Sunday.

May 05, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


New tool to combat old pest

Millions of critters and mosquitoes are planning their rebirth in Liberty County, and, unfortunately, they're imminently headed to a neighborhood near you.

May 05, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Structure fires also plague Long County

Two Long County houses were destroyed in separate blazes Sunday night - neither related to the wildfire that consumed an estimated 1,600 acres, authorities said.

May 03, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Voucher bill awaits fill House vote

A bill that would give vouchers to parents of special needs students squeaked its way out of a key Georgia House committee last week.

May 03, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Families planning to rebuild after fires

Three Liberty County families are struggling to rebuild after unrelated fires destroyed or heavily damaged their homes. All of them are in need of donations.

May 03, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Libraries hope to be growing

The Liberty County Library Board was sharply focused Monday on a new main library for Hinesville and relocation of the Midway/Riceboro Branch to the Midway community center complex.

May 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Lawmakers' pay garnished for taxes

State Rep. Al Williams of Midway is among a handful of Georgia legislators who have had their state paychecks garnished because of delinquent income tax.

May 01, 2007 | By Andrea Washington and Joe Parker Staff writer and correspondent | News


LCDA members fail to connect

The Liberty County Development Authority attempted a meeting Thursday, but the only clear decision reached was to try to meet again at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

May 01, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Governor pledges support for law enforcement

Law enforcement personnel from throughout the area attended a cookout in their honor Thursday.

April 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


Bust nets 75 pounds of pot

What started as a routine traffic stop Wednesday morning led to a drug bust that netted 75 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $250,000, according to authorities.

April 28, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Future of marshes uncertain

The preservation of the marshlands along the Georgia coast faces an uncertain future as development and population growth are expected to rise in the area.

April 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Sand Hill residents seek park

Several residents from the Sand Hill area attended the April meeting of the Long County Commission and voiced their desires for a recreation park in their neighborhood.

April 28, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | News


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Presidential eulogy for pastor

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Lines of mourners began forming at the crack of dawn at TD Arena at the College of Charleston, not far from the Emanuel AME Church, where the Rev. and South Carolina Sen. Clementa Pinckney and eight others were gunned down last week.

June 26, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


Appeal filed in RH wrongful death suit

A wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers is now headed to the Georgia Court of Appeals.

June 25, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher Correspondent | News


High court preserves all Affordable Care Act subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling Thursday, upheld the Affordable Care Act subsidies that have helped millions of Americans, including 412,000 Georgians, obtain insurance coverage.

June 25, 2015 | By Andy Miller Georgia Health News | News


Liberty NAACP leader: Charleston church mass shooting highlights need for dialogue

The Wednesday night killing of nine people by a white gunman in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, highlights the need for everyone to come together and discuss the difficult topics of race, politics and religion, according to the Liberty County NAACP president.

June 18, 2015 | Patty Leon | News


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