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Jesup shocked with attack on judge

JESUP -- Mirta Blanco plastered the whitewashed wall outside Judge Glenn Thomas Jr.'s law office with handwritten posters telling him "Get Well Soon" and "We Are Keeping You In Our Prayers."

July 13, 2007 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press Writer | News


LCDA studies proposed $13.9M budget

The Liberty County Development Authority is studying a proposed budget of $13.9 million for next year that includes more than $5 million the LCDA hopes to raise from land sales.

July 12, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | News


Fire service plan costs sparks debate

A heated debate flared up in the county commission recently concerning the future of Liberty's fire protection services.

July 12, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Road to nowhere

July 12, 2007 | Staff Report | News


Flemington recognized among cities

Fourteen Georgia cities - among them Flemington - received the "Certified City of Ethics" designation during the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Convention in Savannah on Tuesday.

July 12, 2007 | Staff report | News


County's historical sites being mapped

While new development is representative of the county's future, there's a collection of area residents who are working to save some of Liberty's past.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Airport woes will cost taxpayers

Overlooked construction errors have disrupted the building of the Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, and area taxpayers may have to shoulder the blunder.

July 10, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Area not immune to child abuse

• A West Virginia woman was sentenced to 10 years for child abuse and felony sexual abuse of her then 3-year-old daughter.

July 10, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | News


Neighbors concerned about ditch

Poisonous snakes, flooding and falling trees are among the concerns a Hinesville resident addressed during a recent Hinesville City Council meeting.

July 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


Veto postpones new DFCS building

It's back to playing the waiting game for a new Department of Family and Children Services building in Liberty County.

July 07, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | News


Plans for justice center move forward

Millions of dollars in development plans are currently resting on the minds of Hinesville city officials.

July 07, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | News


High court asked to stay Tuesday execution

ATLANTA - A man convicted of killing three people two decades ago has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his scheduled execution next week.

July 06, 2007 | By Harry Weber Associated Press Writer | News


Runoff set for congressional race

ATLANTA - Former Georgia state Sen. Jim Whitehead is headed for a runoff in his bid to replace the late U.S. Rep. Charles Norwood.

But the question late Tuesday was would he face a Democrat or a fellow Republican?

July 05, 2007 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press Writer | News


Gangs worry educators, police

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series of articles about gangs in Liberty County.

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


State Senate wants Thompson in race

Fred Thompson has not officially jumped into the 2008 presidential race, but the Law & Order star and former Tennessee senator has already gained backing from one influential Georgia Republican.

July 05, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | 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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